Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

583 views, 4 by raffaella moccia

raffaella moccia

Roses

I love flowers so I try to imitate them in gum paste, I dedicate my roses to all of you https://www.facebook.com/pages/Le-dolci-torte-di-Raffaella/296955816984594?ref=hl

642 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

The Big Cake Show!

Hello Is anyone going to this event starting this Friday in Exeter (UK), and any of you entering the competition? Hope to meet some more cakey friends. I will be there on the Friday with my mum I have to drive from Shaftesbury in Dorset which is...

591 views, 1 by Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Help with butterflies

Hi everyone, I would like to be able to make these butterflies. I think they are made from petal paste (possibly pastillage) and then piped with a boarder of royal icing and flood iced which is dragged to create the pattern. I would...

498 views, 0 by Charis

Charis

Anyone have a Ghirardelli melting wafers modeling chocolate recipe?

Has anyone had any success in making modeling chocolate with the ghirardelli melting wafers? I buy the big bag (they have white and dark) at Sam’s Club meant for dipping/coating things. They remind me of the Wilton candy melts but taste SO much...

1,083 views, 0 by beth78148

beth78148

Help Please!! Need advice on a wedding cake!

I have a client who saw a cake that was done with pearls in a wavy design on all three tiers, but she wants to use diamonds instead. Any suggestions?? Please help!! Thanks Happy Cakes!! :D

1,245 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Icing a Damask pattern

Hello my lovely cake friends xx I’ve been asked to make a Black on Ivory Damask cake. I’ve been let down with black fondant changing colour, and don’t want the same problem with icing. This will be my first attempt at using a cake template, so...

646 views, 0 by Redhead

Mother's Day Cake Decorating

Hello, please have a look at my Mother’s Day Cake Decorating where I made 2 victoria sponge cakes and decorated them with fondant, one in blue and one in pink. I tried out some new techniques which worked well. http://youtu.be/YAdOvGqRnBg

797 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

Plz help emergency

This is a baby shower cak doing and it looks to plain they wNted it to be camo fondant what can I do to make it not look so plain

1,194 views, 0 by CakesbyChantelle

Internal cake support/ structure

Hi there , I am looking for sone information on cake support / structure. I would like to make a staondind 3-d Olaf cake for my daughters birthday. I have only ever made 2 tier cakes that require support. I am not sure wbere to begin?.. ? Any...

859 views, 0 by crissy90

Royal Icing Panels help

Hi! I’m asking for help since i will be getting mareied soon and i dream of making my own cake. For starters i thought of covering the cakes with 2 or 3 layers of milk chocolate ganache until i get a nice coverage. After i want to cover the sides...

961 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to make birds nest cake topper

I’m making a baby shower cake ad they want a birds nest cake topper now my question is should it be edible if so wut would I use and if it shouldn’t wut would I use plz help me on this

788 views, 0 by cookie63

baby shower cake

I am helping with my daughters baby shower, since I am the “baker” of the group, and so-so skilled at decorating cakes, I need some cake ideas, my daughter doesn’t like fondant or butter cream icing, so I figure I would be safe with cream cheese...

447 views, 0 by George's Bakes

George's Bakes

Recipe for milk choc cake :/

Hi. I am hoping someone can help me. I have been asked to make a milk choc cake for a christening. This is to be stacked and so needs to take weight of fondant and upper tier! I can’t seem to find any that are light enough in taste. My choc cake...

2,708 views, 0 by jennifer20

Fondant/Gumpaste Coffe Mug/Cup & Saucer

Hi All….I thought making a fondant coffee mug/cup & saucer for the top of a coffee fanatics cake would be fairly easy! I have been trying to find some tutorials on this but only came across one which I wasn;t that happy with….can anyone...

531 views, 0 by queen_vida

I need a cake done this week for A stilist cosmetologist.

Hi this is Iliana valdez from san leandro ca my 43 birthday is saturday and i’m really trying to find a good cake designer someone who has skills i need the best and cutest cake for mom contact me through here please thanks

1,132 views, 2 by helenlouise

helenlouise

lace

hi i have just bought the powder and a mat to make the lace for around my cake but can anyone tell me if you can make it the day before i decorate it as i will need to make two and they take 3 hours to set ?

978 views, 0 by jennifer20

Airbrushing Advice for Silver colour

Hi all…if wanting to attain a silver colour when airbrushing say something like the presentation board (or anything really for that matter)..would you more experienced cakers out there colour your fondant say a grey colour first or just spray...

476 views, 1 by Livy

Livy

Rusted effect : how to ?

Hi, Does anybody know how I could get a rusted effect ? I would like to make vintage locks and keys using gumpaste … Thank you so so much !!! L.

742 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Competition Advice

I have just sent the entry for my first ever competition eeeek, can some of you experienced competition lovely people offer me some advice as I have never even been a visitor to a cake show so I have no Idea what is involved. Thank you xx

656 views, 1 by Charlotte

Charlotte

Storing sugar flowers

Hello, I’m about to make some sugar flowers (roses) using flower paste and am confused over the best way to store them once done? I’ve read complete opposite opinions. Some say keep them in a cardboard box, therefore not airtight. Some say keep...