Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

173 views, 2 0 by Adams Specialties Bakery

55 chevy chevelle ss

I’ve been asked to do a 55 chevy chevelle ss groom’s cake I know I’ll have to carve it due to no cake pan already the shape so I need some information on how to go about this task

141 views, 0 0 by Sweetlilly

Freeze Dried Raspberries

How do i use freeze dried raspberries in a white choc and raspberry cake? In the batter? in The white choc buttercream filling or both? How much do i use coz I assume i would have to use less than fresh raspberries? (8"cake). These are NOT frozen...

291 views, 9 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

baking with berries

Hello. I’m gong to make a white chocolate mud cake with raspberris for a friend’s girls birthday. I usually bake my cakes Wednesday night if I need it for Saturday. How well cake holds baked with fresh berries? I also want to do raspberry...

323 views, 3 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Cake tier sizes for 150 guests

Hi dear CD members, I have to make a 1st birthday cake for 150 guests. I have the following cake pan sizes: 11", 10", 9", 8", 6" Rounds. I know I can look at wilton’s charts etc to find serving sizes but in many cases I have seen those servings...

266 views, 8 2 by Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Stanley Cup Wedding Cake - Need some advice :)

Hello All! I have an exciting wedding cake in the works and was wondering if any of you brilliant, talented cake masters had any advice for the cup part of the cake, and how I can achieve this flawlessly. It doesn’t need to be cake, or even...

3,805 views, 6 0 by Paula

Shelf stable fillings and frosting.

Trying to get permit for cottage food law that just passed, Shelf stable cannot have cream. But ganache, smbc and then fruit fillings I think should be ok, anybody else with experience? Cannot be cream or custard based. Thanks.

270 views, 7 0 by Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Cake International - London - March 2015 - Is anyone going? Advice for a first timer!

Hi Is anyone going to Cake International in London this weekend? I am going on the Saturday (all being well) with my poor husband for the very first time. I am looking forward to going….although worried/nervous (I hate crowds lol) in case it is...

172 views, 10 1 by MariaDelleTorte

MariaDelleTorte

My first post Cakes Decor

My first post in Cakes Decor! I would be happy to know if you like

253 views, 2 0 by Cutiful Cakes

Cutiful Cakes

Free Fabriliquid samples at Cake International London 2015

Giveaway***** Attention to all of you Beautiful members of the baking & decorating world!!!!! Cutiful Cakes would like to present to you – Fabriliquid (vanilla flavour). Fabriliquid is a new and improved potion that will enable you to...

1,013 views, 12 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Cakes with water effects

Help please my lovely cakey friends…..I’ve been asked to make a Wedding cake with a waterslide all the way around it. I’m not worried about making the slide, but I’d like the water to look as realistic as possible. I know you can use gel for...

165 views, 2 0 by Enrique

Enrique

Any Tips/Suggestions on Wedding Fayres?

I am planning to exhibit in a couple of Wedding Fayres and as I am a novice at it, do not know what to expect out of it or even worse what to take with me , apart from Wedding Cakes Mock ups. Is anyone out here with some valuable advise? Are they...

282 views, 4 0 by mycakes09

Making this structure

Would really appreciate any guidance on making this structure of the smoke/clouds billowing from under the plane - I was thinking of using a strong florist wire and maybe wrapping fondant around it, but will it be stable and strong enough to...

132 views, 0 0 by Adams Specialties Bakery

55 chevy chevelle cake

I have been asked to do one for a groom’s cake in May and I need some information on what’s the best way to do this and instructions on making it

222 views, 3 0 by LavenderBlue

Buttercream Wilton roses in class?

I want to take the Wilton Method Courses. (cake decorating classes) In the Wilton Method Course 2 (the version updated in 2010): I read that the Wilton rose was taught in Lesson 3 with Royal icing and there was a review of the Wilton rose in...

568 views, 18 0 by MishDecorate

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom cake

I’ve started decorating/using fondant for the first time I used fondant+tylose and created the outer castle last night I used a tin for support but there is no support inside the icing (not sure if I should have) seems to be quite...

364 views, 8 1 by Cake Chic3

Cake Chic3

Pastillage Recipe?

I would like feedback on a pastillage a recipe as to how it handles.Yener’s way gives good advice on working with pastillage and has a great Recipe for pastillage which consists of Gelatine,Icing sugar mix ,Water,Glucose and Cream of tartar. I ...

373 views, 2 0 by EllieSweets

EllieSweets

Coconut Oil?

Alright so I have a friend who’s become a health nut and would like for me to make her a cake and asked if I could use coconut oil in the batter rather than vegetable. However I’m not sure if that will affect the structure or consistency of the...

254 views, 2 0 by Tante Fondant

Tante Fondant

how to support a tilting shuttlecock?

For my boyfriend I really would like to make a cake that look like a shuttlecock that just hit the ground, but is still kind of tilting towards the floor. Can you help me on the construction? How should I put together the support structure for...

331 views, 4 0 by nehabakes

Old Monk Bottle Cake

Hi i have to make a lying down Old monk rum cake. i wanted to know, how to get that whiskey color and shine on the bottle. I don’t have any air brush machine. The old monk bottle has sorta mosaic finish on top….how do i get that as well?...