Cakes & Cake Decorating

Everything about cake decorating: questions, tips, tehcniques, how-tos, ideas and more ...

924 views, 1 0 by maddiebee

Vintage Lace Wedding Cake

How much would you charge to do the top three tiers of this cake?

857 views, 9 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Cake Pops

Hi everyone, I had a load of cake offcuts left this week, so I decided to make my first cake pops. The birds usually get them! Ive mixed vanilla cake with dark choc ganache and its come out really well, but I have buckets of the stuff! Ive rolled...

792 views, 0 0 by Courtney

How to make a cake that looks like it's falling over

Hello! I am new to this site, and am looking for some advice on how to get my son’s birthday cake just right! I am doing a 3 tier cake, and am wanting them to all be slanting the same way (kind of like a topsy turvy cake, but all slanting the...

614 views, 3 0 by cakey2

I need a mold or ideas

I am trying to have a cake made for a law school graduation and would like lady justice as a topper. The bakery says they don’t have to tools to make and would have to order a chocolate statue in bulk. Can anyone help me with this?

809 views, 21 0 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Standard is Rising!

Is it just me or does the standard of cakes being posted seem to be getting better on here by the day! Ive now got so many faves because I just have to fave a stunning cake. Especially tonight, there have been some sublime cakes posted. It makes...

708 views, 5 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Some Advice would be greatly appreciated please for first 3D carved project

This week I am about to embark on my first 3D cake of a cat, I have carved a flat horse head but never done anything carved 3D. It has to travel from Dorset to Yorkshire (a long way). Do I need to support it with a pole inside or anything if so...

1,854 views, 8 1 by Yum Cakes and Treats

Yum Cakes and Treats

Wedding Cake for $200 to feed 250

Outrageous right?! That’s the request I got this evening from my neighbour’s fiancée. She wants me to make her a cake to feed 250 people for $200! Any suggestions? I’m thinking 3 tier simple buttercream roses with perhaps bands of diamond bling...

1,161 views, 5 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Top tier wedding cake saved for a christening cake a dying tradition?

Has anyone ever iced a fruit cake saved from a wedding cake to then be made into a Christening cake for their first child? This used to be the tradition but not so many people have fruit cake these days so it maybe a dying one. I have...

538 views, 0 0 by Justine

Justine

Stuck on a birthday cake...

Hey everyone, I need some help. My step-son has requested a VW Bug, Zombie apocalypse cake for his 12th birthday here in about two weeks. Problem is he doesn’t even know how he wants it to work and I am beyond clueless. Does anyone have even the...

377 views, 0 0 by Perfect Party Cakes (Sharon Ward)

Perfect Party Cakes (Sharon Ward)

Sugarpaste cracking?

Hi everyone. I’ve made a lovely Cadburys purple color icing but I’m worried it might crack when I cover the cake as I’ve obviously added a lot of colour. I think I’ve read somewhere about adding glycerine? Has anybody got any recommendations?...

1,843 views, 2 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Minecraft Sword Help

My friend is want a minecraft cake. For the cake topper she is wanting the minecraft sword. Any advice on how I should make it. She wants in out of fondant. LoL I need all the help I can get.thanks so much

777 views, 27 0 by Kittyscuquis

Kittyscuquis

Hi everyone, new to the site.

Hi everyone, I’m new here and I think I should start by introduce myself. My name is Tamara and I’m from Spain (Madrid), when cake decorating is becoming a passion for many people like me. I’ve been baking and decorating cakes for 2 years (or...

671 views, 12 0 by inspiratacakes

inspiratacakes

Modelling faces

Hi, I’d really like to get better at modelling people and especially their faces. Can anyone point me in the direction of some good tutorials- could Google but end up with so many I don’t know where to start and would rather have ‘tried and...

437 views, 0 0 by Redhead

Victoria Sponge Cake

Hello, please have a look at my Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe Demonstration. I make a simple cake with a raspberry jam and buttercream filling. Thank you for watching. Please subscribe to my channel and like my video. http://youtu.be/wVw29xsIxtc

538 views, 1 0 by Tianas tasty treats

Tianas tasty treats

Need help with a tank tutorial

Hi all! I’m new here :) I have an Abrams tank cake due next wee and all the tutorials I have found are the wrong shape. Can anyone help? Here’s a pic

483 views, 6 0 by Katy Pearce

Best roll out icing?

Hi, I’m looking to bulk buy my roll out icing. Can anyone recommend any good brand that gives a great finish on your cakes? Thanks Katy X

18,294 views, 9 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Cake Designing/Sketching Software?

Does anyone know of a good cake designing software for pc’s for computer illiterate people like myself? Something easy to draw with? thank you!

489 views, 0 0 by classinacake (ina)

classinacake (ina)

Adult size gumpaste converse high top tutorial/ template

I’m looking to make a high top converse boot ( big size) out of gumpaste for on top of a cake . I have seen a template and tutorial on you tube but it’s very small. Is there anything like cutter sets I could use? Thanks

334 views, 2 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

What is the difference between merinque buttercream and simple buttercream

I’m confused on the difference between the 2 and when to use them i was talk merinque is for the final coating on a straight butter cream cake and regular butter cream is for piping and flowers and ect

480 views, 4 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

Is it cheaper to make cake from scratch or but cake mix

I’m a new baker and want to find the cheapest way possible to start my cake buisness and I have been wondering is it cheaper to make a cake from scratch or to buy cake mix and what kind of cakes should I offer on my menu