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I finished Princess thanks for the tips

I’m pleased finally ran out princess and more like what do you think??

1,027 views, 0 by The Cake Shop

The Cake Shop

How to make Marshmallow Fondant a brilliant white?

Hi, Please if anyone knows how to make brilliant white marshmallow fondant, please let me know. I’m in a real fix cz my fondant always becomes off white how ever much whiter the marshmallows are. I dont use vanilla and if I use, i use the clear...

653 views, 1 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes

Facebook likes

Is it just me or is there no option to *LIKE * for FB anymore ? someone asked me today and know it used to be under the cakes ? For some reason it doesn’t give me that option , logged in or out ? x

331 views, 1 by Nivo



First time I’m doing the Dora researcher and sure it’s good what do you think??

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I am having a terrible time fighting lint in the air etc. It seems to always find its way to my fondant I am working with. I do the use fondant on my board etc to pick it all up but I still have it at times . Any tips?

419 views, 0 by Angiescakes

Question on Italian meringue icing

I have an order they want Italian meringue icing/frosting (not the buttercream one) First time making this I have a few questions.. -I searched so many sites some call for castor sugar which I found out is finer than regular sugar…is regular...

574 views, 0 by allyx95

what to charge wedding for neighbour?

I have never made a cake and had to charge for it before but I am makingmy neighbours wedding cakes she wants 50 cupcakes muffin size with buttercrea!m buttercream and a faint cupcake with buttercream sat in a chocolate type shell, I have no idea...

874 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Swiss Meringue Butter Cream

I usually make regular butter cream, but hearing how everyone highly rates SMBC, I have tried to make it myself twice. Each time I have messed up. I am also unsure how it is supposed to taste, so I don’t know if my second batch was right. It...

555 views, 0 by Sharon Castle

Sharon Castle

Dowelling a barrel cake

Hi all. Please can someone advise me. I have been asked to do a barrel cake which will consist of 3 × 1.5″ lemon sponges for the bottom and 3 × 1.5″ vanilla sponges for the top. They will all be 8" round. I need to know the best way to dowel it...

1,038 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Using Sparkling Sugar on Buttercream Cake

Hi, I’ve been asked to do a 2-Tier Bridal Shower cake covered completely with sparkling sugar. I was thinking of putting the cake inside a large box and using my hand, cover the sides and top of the cake with the sugar. Do any of you have a...

560 views, 0 by Redhead

Garfield Cake - 3D Novelty Cat Cake

Hello, this is the Garfield Cake that I made for my Best Friends Daughter for her 5th Birthday yesterday. It’s my first attempt at a fully sculpted cake. I’d just like to show you all, it’s only a very quick video as I’ve been quite busy. Please...

505 views, 0 by Redhead

Blue Rose Flower Cake

Hello, I’d just like to show everyone my Blue Rose Flower Cake. It’s a bigger version of one that I’ve made before.

530 views, 0 by cakeylicious

peppermint / mint flavour ideas

Hi, I’ve just joined this and still learning how the whole thing works.. I am planning to make a peppermint flavoured cake, unfortunately I cannot find a peppermint extract without alcohol – I want one with no alcohol. I was wondering if...

425 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


Luster Dust

Girls, is there anything I can use to apply luster dust to sugar paste instead of vodka?? I really don’t want to use alcohol. .. Thanks

909 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to carve a number 1 cake

I’m doing a 1st birthday cake and I never carved a cake before I was wondering if any of u Fabolous cake decorators could give me the steps to carve the 1 cake…also the cake requires some characters on it and how do I make the characters I was...

639 views, 0 by Jessica


Threadcakes online contest

Hello everyone! I just wanted to tell anyone who does threadcakes or might be interested in doing a threadcakes contest to go and post a comment and let them know you are hoping they are doing one this year. I...

942 views, 0 by Kendra Hicks

Kendra Hicks

Refrigeration Question

Hey, guys! I’ve got a lemon/blueberry cake with fresh (frozen) blueberries in both the cake and filling. The filling has a very high sugar content (ABC) and the cake will be coated in white chocolate ganache before being covered in fondant. My...