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Wedding Cake Dilemma

Hey guys, I have to make a cake for my relative’s wedding in August in Pennsylvania. The wedding will be in a barn and I am unsure if the barn has air conditioning or any type of kitchen and freezer units. My plan right now is to do a very small...

275 views, 0 by cakelady911

Making Crown Royal Bottle cake

Good afternoon, I need to make a crown royal bottle cake to feed 20 people. Can anyone shed some light on the size pans I should use and how tall it should be for that amount of servings. TIA

331 views, 1 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Anyone having trouble viewing cake photos?

Hi everyone, some of the cakes are showing as type and not photos although I’m accessing the site via chrome. When you hover the cursor over the box it says image could not be loaded. Anyone else having this problem or is it just me? Could be...

319 views, 0 by Kat_Haynes

How long will a cake keep for in room temperature?

I have a cake which I baked on the 23rd it isn’t due for another 6 days (the 1st of March), is it okay to cover it in fondant and leave out on the counter in room temperature covered in cling film (saran wrap) for this amount of time? It is a...

480 views, 0 by LornasCakes

Birch Bark Stencil

Hi; This is my first experience on a forum so here goes. I am hoping to do a wedding cake that resembles birch bark. My problem is I can’t seem to find a supplier for a birch bark stencil. I have watched a video so I know they exist.Can anyone...

473 views, 0 by Tracy

Schnauzer Tutorial

Hi Everyone, I live in New Zealand and found a tutorial for a Schnauzer Dog Cake here at Cakes Decor but the photo’s that accompanied it are not viewable. I’m wondering if anyone know how this can be fixed as I’d really like to try and make...

627 views, 0 by Vanilla Iced

Vanilla Iced

Looking for a vanilla cake recipe

Hi. I could really use some help please. I’ve been a cake decorator for 5 years and im searching for a reliable vanilla cake recipe. Moist, tastes great and good to decorate/stack!? The recipes I’ve used are very hit and miss. Ive searched the...

350 views, 0 by SweetTooth77

SweetTooth77

Icing keeps melting

Hi there. I’m new to the world of cake decorating. I’ve been starting to practice piping techniques but I’ve found that my icing keeps melting while I’m trying to pipe. I’m wondering if my hands are just getting too hot for the icing. I’ve...

475 views, 3 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

BUTTERCREAM UNDERNEATH FONDANT - HELP!

Hi, I wonder if someone could shed some light into a problem I encounter whenever I use buttercream under the fondant. I always make sure my buttercream is stiff enough to be nice and smooth. I crumbcoat my cake and chill it for 15 minutes;...

216 views, 0 by RavensShadow

Blood Red Airbrush Color?

The Problem: So I am making a cake for a birthday and need to get a deep blood red color for my airbrush. I am making a gothic style cake so think really deep blood red. I am having problems creating the red I want. Does anyone know any color...

3,412 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Painting onto black fondant

Hi Everyone, Just wondering if anyone has any advice about painting onto black fondant. Or if anyone can recommend a tutorial. I’m hoping to paint in orange and pink tones but I’m not sure what to use. Thanks in advance, Julie xx

364 views, 0 by Adriatix

Printable iceing

Hi I do not know if someone can help me. I am looking at suitable icing cream for inkjet printing. In fact we are working on some DTG printer with edible ink that can print direct on cookies. But the suitable edible and printable coating is a...

268 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Entremet cakes

Good evening all, I need some help. I am in love with the trendy mirror glaze couture cake style. After deep research, I have discover that they are entremet cakes. I have used the mirror glaze before and love the way it looks. I have purchases...

875 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

CAKE SHIPPING BY AIR

I am doing the wedding cake for my Grandson and his fiancee in March. I live in California and they are in Arizona. I am shipping the cake by air in the CakeSafe carrier. Questions, has anyone done this and have any advise for me? How far in...

692 views, 6 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

ARE YOU MAKING CAKE?

Yes I am, and it just came out of the oven. New decal for my Kenwood mixer. From Etsy, and they make one just like it with the word Cookies in place of Cake.

1,584 views, 4 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Our deepest sympathy's Michal.

I just want to send out the biggest of hugs to Michal Bulla who is the creator of our wonderful website CakesDecor. It is with deep sadness to say that his father passed away this weekend. If any of you are having any difficulties with anything...

633 views, 0 by Cecilia Solján

Cecilia Solján

Cake Decorating

I’m from Argentina

595 views, 11 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette Issue 6.01 / January 2017

Happy New Year everyone I hope you all had a wonderful time over the holiday season. In this months gazette we have a wonderful interview with Vasilije Vasiljevic, such an amazing cake artist and it is so lovely to finally get to know him a...

229 views, 0 by Patricia Tsang

Patricia Tsang

Gold leaf and fondant

Hi Everyone. ive taken a break of cake decorating and finally coming into it and i was wondering if you anyone could tell me the best place i can get gold leaf from and also its been a while since ive made cake and ive heard that satin ice has...

380 views, 0 by Purlytwurly

royal icing

hi could anyone tell me how to make royal icing for brush embroidery please i dont seem to get it right , many thanks