Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

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Help! Dusty fondant

Hi there! I’ve only been decorating cakes for a couple of months, and one problem I keep coming up with is having dusty fondant. I use shortening and some powdered sugar when rolling out my fondant, and it works fine, but when I’m finished making...

457 views, 0 by Mandy


Handbag handles.

Yes it is that time for me to make my first handbag cake. Can anyone give me any tips on the best way of making standing handles.

893 views, 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

best white choc u.k?

Hi everyone, im hoping to make a white choc ganache tier on a cake and wondered if anyone knows the best brand of white chocolate to make it with, here in england. I want the whitest one I can find, as ive always used chocolate that is quite...

484 views, 2 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Have you ever thought...........??

I’ve been making cakes for quite a while now……..but today for the first time I had a" light bulb moment" – when the last of my cake orders was collected for the weekend I suddenly had a thought………around 8pm tonight there will be two different...

426 views, 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Introduce Yourself!

Hey Everyone, Michal started a new forum called “Introduce yourself”, so far there are only six people who have introduced themselves! Come on everyone, Cakes Decor seems like one big happy family, and I’d love to know more about all of you...

725 views, 2 by Cupcakelicious


Help! On how this site works!

Hi everyone :-) I’ve been a member for a few months now, and at first was popping by every so often when I remembered, but now Becoming more regular with my posts. I’m not atall sure how it works! What is daily top 3 … Editors choice… Trending...

1,825 views, 3 by Martina Kelly

Martina Kelly

petal ruffle cake

Hi I’m pretty new to decorating and would like to create the bottom tier of this cake but not really sure how to do this. Has anybody got any tips, tricks or tutorials to help :)

597 views, 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

how to get more followers?

anyone have any tips on getting more followers. I have had the same 5 for a few months now and haven’t gotten any new one.

426 views, 1 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

building sculpted cakes

anyone know of a video or tutorial on how to build a sculpted cake that is ver sturdy.

461 views, 0 by Mandy


Has anyone made gumpaste sails before.

Hi there I have got to make a sailing yacht with gumpaste sails and although I have made many freestanding models etc, I am not sure how to make the spinnaker sail at the front of the boat, as in real life thie is only attached to the mast in 2...

555 views, 0 by Galina


Stand up numbers

Hi I have trouble placing stand up numbers on top of the cake. The only easy number is 1, since stick is going all the way in and makes it stable. 2,3,5,6,8,9 is a challenge. Any tips are appreciated. Thank you Galina

589 views, 0 by sugarspice

structure construction

Hello fellow bakers Can any of you help me with ideas/tutorials on how to build a structure to support a) a standing ben10 figure b) a standing violin There are no classes on these where I live and I have bought the gravity defying cake class...

454 views, 0 by Nikki's Cakes

Edible icing sheet - advice needed

Hi, I wonder if anyone can help? I’m doing a wine bottle cake in the next couple of days. I designed a label and had it printed on an edible icing sheet – it looks good, but I’m worried that when I put it on the wine bottle (which will be...

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For how long can a wilton and MM fondant can be stored in and out the fridge? I have some left overs and I feel bad throwing them away. Any advices? Thanks girls.

843 views, 2 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

buttercream HELP!!

will someone please help me with buttercream under fondant!! How do you do it??? I usually use ganache which sets up beautifully and hard, and fondant goes over it beautifully….. not so with buttercream ! (Ive had some people ask for...

559 views, 0 by Galyna Harb

Galyna Harb

Can someone help, please

Can someone please help me with a recipe .I have an order for a cake with vanilla, chocolate, coffee and cream cheese flavours combinations, thanks.

1,115 views, 0 by Jessica


Freezing a wedding cake, any advice?

Hello everyone! Next Saturday I have a 3 tiered wedding cake due, 6",8"10" stacked. Yesterday my husband just got medical orders for surgery, so we have to leave town from wed-friday (yay for remote living military lifestyle lol). I’m going to...

964 views, 0 by cakemomma1979


Fondant Issues!! Please help!

Hi everyone, I have been doing cakes now for 4 years and LOVE it! I have been using Wilton fondant (I know “gasp” – the horror!!! LOL!!!) But honestly I loved working with it! It was always a little harder in texture to work with but I found...

410 views, 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

ideas/ help

So i have this idea to do the royal icing lace look using white as my fondant and black as my icing and im worried about trying it because i feel the black will bleed into the white. anyone ever do this and if so any trick or ideas to help it not...