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381 views, 0 by Meghan Smith

Meghan Smith

Protection for Dummy Cakes

Does anyone have any tips for keeping cake dummies fresh looking? Preferably without covering them because they would be on display 24/7. Is there anything I could spray on to protect them?

527 views, 0 by Danielle

Danielle

Wedding cakes & Sugar flowers!

Hi everyone!!! My name is Danielle. And baking is a passion that started at a very young age in my mother’s kitchen. I love creating and making new confectionery products. As a full time Pastry Chef with 10+ experience, I also, love creating...

373 views, 1 by felicita

felicita

Principe Ranocchio

Ciao sono felice di fare la vostra conoscenza .. La mia passione è il modellini , con le torte non sono bravissima, ma adoro guardare le vostre creazioni , complimenti siete bravissime, spero un giorno di poter realizzare torte magnifiche come le...

716 views, 0 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Moving on.

Hi All As many of you will have noticed, I am taking an extended break from cakes, blogging and the like. Thanks to everyone that has been so supportive in the past. Keep on caking. Naomi x

279 views, 0 by Francisco Maria Calisto

Francisco Maria Calisto

New Portuguese Cake Design Brand

Please share! https://www.facebook.com/funnysugarbymaria

228 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

Help with hockey skate topper

I need to make a hockey skate topper for a baby shower. I made the boot of the skate out of RKT covered in gumpaste. I’m having trouble with the blade though. I’ve tried gumpaste (Nicholas Lodge recipe) and pastillage (Elisa Strauss recipe), and...

528 views, 0 by Gotta Make The Cupcakes (Michelle)

Gotta Make The Cupcakes (Michelle)

Newbie here -- help with a two tier cake please?

Hi all My name is Michelle I own a Gourmet Cupcake business and have been doing pretty well for the past 5 years fulfilling cupcake orders, custom toppers & cupcake cakes. I have a regular customer who has requested a two tier cake for her...

511 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Trusted chocolate cake recipe

Hi, I would love to ask for some trusted advice on a chocolate cake recipe that is not to sweet, has a lovely moist texture but capable of being covered in sugarpaste and decorated. I have tried many recipes and I just cannot find one that I am...

342 views, 0 by EverythingsCake

EverythingsCake

how to make a balloon look like it's floating

I have to make a bear holding a bunch of balloons. So far I’m planning to use a heavy gauge wire with sugarpaste (with tylo) balloons with the wire connecting the balloons and going through the bear’s arm into his body. I’m not confident that...

633 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Wedding cake collection by customer ????

Hi, I wonder if you guys can help me out, I am relatively new to the world of wedding cakes and so far my customers have chosen the option of having the cake setup and delivered to the venue by myself however I have a customer who has chosen to...

625 views, 0 by ecakes

First Time 3 Tier Wedding Cake - Help!!

Hi, I have a wedding cake (as attached) to fo for August, three tiers rather than four. And an Indian bride and groom topper rather than flowers. Venue is a 2.5 hour drive away Can you lovely people give me any helpful tips This is what I...

706 views, 0 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Ugh!! Spelled birthday wrong on cake! Please tell me that you have done this too!

So I made a Chinnock Helicopter cake for my grandson’s birthday! It all went well! Easier then I thought it would be! Have the party! Come home and post a photo of my grandson with his cake on my Facebook page and then I notice I spelled...

316 views, 0 by ambassadorofcake

Surprise inside help needed!

Hello! I am a lover of novelty cakes and would like to have a go at doing some cakes that you cut open and there is a ‘surprise’ inside. I am really keen to do this one. Does anyone know how I would go about it?

1,123 views, 1 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

People stealing my work!

In the last 4 weeks, I’ve been notified 3 times that 3 different people have taken my photos of my cakes and are posting them and claiming they are their work. I admit, I used to never watermark my photos, but what makes someone do this? I...

465 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Milk Chocolate Ganache

Please can someone help me, I cant find the answer anywhere. When making milk choc ganache is it the amount of cocoa solids (%) or milk solids that determines the amount of cream I use? I noramally use 3:1 with white choc and 2:1 with dark choc...

462 views, 2 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Apologies

Hey everyone Sorry for the prolonged absence … Not been feeling myself and had lots of hospital appointments. Anyway .. come back to loads of notifications .. Will enjoy looking at your work with a nice coffee xxx

443 views, 0 by flavilicious

cake 3d cake structures

hi cakers,does anyone knows if there is an especific site,tutorial on how to work build up all this 3d cakes?like what tyoe of screw,pipes nor pipes?stainlesss?or not…how to bend it to whatever side?,,,iam so so so dying to learn hoe to do it,...

668 views, 1 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Where can I get Rolkem super gold in the UK?

Please and thank you! None of the other edible golds I have are doing it for me, my non-edible stuff on the board always looks better. Rolkem looks awesome though! I really want some but can’t find any here. Thanks in advance, Sawsen Xx

463 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Parma violet colour

Hi there, has anyone managed to find a colour or combination that matches parma violet. The colour has got to be the strong colour, not like the sweets we get in the UK. I have got to make a wedding cake, with the colour getting stronger at the...

499 views, 1 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

How do I make branches?

I have a request to do a cake similar to the one pictured above. I am at a loss as to the best way to go about making the branches. Would the safest bet be to just purchase some artificial branches? The cake will be for the first part of Aug...