Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

1,070 views, 0 by usmdesigner

Converting a recipe (downsizing it) for modeling chocolate?

I found a recipe that takes 1 lb of chocolate and add 1/3 corn syrup to it. If I want to only do 4 oz instead of 16, what would be the conversion down to that for the corn syrup? Is there a site anyone uses to get calculations like that? I’ve...

1,392 views, 0 by Magda Martins - Doce Art

Magda Martins - Doce Art

Adult cakes

Hi everyone. I would like to know if i can post adult cakes here. Thank you :D

1,275 views, 6 by Love Blossoms Cakery

Love Blossoms Cakery

Texas Pride-Sweet Style Collaboration

I am so excited to introduce the collaboration Texas Pride-Sweet Style. All over the great state of Texas artists and friends gathered to share with you memories and symbols of Texas. We love our state and hope you will one day visit. Texas is...

1,734 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Adult Cakes

How do you all feel about making “adult” cakes for bachelorette/birthday parties? I’ve been asked to make one and I haven’t given an answer yet. I just don’t feel comfortable making it – especially when my 93 year old mom, who lives with us,...

1,232 views, 0 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

1,574 views, 1 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

The ugly stage : (

Hi folks, so sorry I haven’t been on here much lately, I have been so busy (wedding cake season). I am making another 3d cake today and I am sat here looking at it thinking, oh dear this doesn’t look great. I do this with most of my 3d cakes,...

819 views, 1 by 3DSweets

Cut-in-half Wedding Cakes? What's the name??

Help! I’ve been asked to make an anniversary cake in the style of this cake. Olga Danilova did a gorgeous purple one, here: I have looked (and looked) and can’t...

1,274 views, 0 by Laura


Movie Reel cake

Hello Everyone :) I want to make a 3 tier movie reel cake with images for my cousins 50th birthday. Does anyone have a link for a good tutorial? Thank you in advance :) Laura

398 views, 0 by Sofia

New member !!

Hellol!! My name is Sofia, I live in France, near Paris, and I am quite young in the universe of the cake design!! A baby!! I discovered the technique two years ago and since I tempt small projects to practice)!! I hope to learn by watching...

511 views, 0 by Stephy

Help!! What the little icing beads are made from / how they are made?

Hi all, I am new to this forum and wondering if you lovely lot could help me :) I’ve been asked to make a version of the cake below but I can’t work out what the little icing beads are made from / how they are made? I’ve had a look around and...

325 views, 0 by NatCakes

Modeling DUCK - Step by Step

If you like this duck, please view the step by step tutorial Hope you like it Thanks!!!!

290 views, 0 by Lodzia


Hello! I’m polish confectioner. Check out my weedings, children, bachelor party, baptism, valentines day cakes on facebook: Feel free to comment and likes posts. Thanks ;)

459 views, 1 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Advice needed pls! How to price this cake?

I have been asked by a neighbour to make her 40th bday cake next month. Have now idea how to price it. I have one of those apps on my phone that can calculate quantities etc so happy with working out basic cake cost. However, have no idea how...

1,795 views, 7 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.09 / September 2015

I hope you all love this months gazette as much as I did putting it together! So many wonderful collaborations to share along with some of the best top 5 cakes you could imagine. Oh and did you see the cake decorators of the week this month, OMG...

293 views, 0 by alaya

cakebox recipe

hi, i really like these cakes from cake box (UK), i cant believe its eggless with the fresh cream design, the cake is so light and fluffy does anyone know a recipe that can replicate the that? thanks Alaya

407 views, 0 by Mel_SugarandSpiceCakes


Need a Custom Cake Maker in Uithoorn or Amsterdam

Hi Cakey Friends, I am a cake maker from New Zealand and I have a regular customer/friend who is looking for a custom cake maker in Amsterdam or a town called Uithoorn. The cake is for a 90th in November. Any recommendations would be appreciated...

2,852 views, 1 by Slice of Sweet Art

Slice of Sweet Art

Cake Decorating Tasks you HATE to do . . .

taking a que from Calliicious in an earlier thread . . . What tasks do you HATE having to deal with when cake decorating? My list . . . 1. Covering the board; 2. Cutting letters (doesn’t matter if I’m using Clickstix or Tappits or...

261 views, 0 by Sweet Things - Cakes by Rebecca


So procrastibaking is generally when you decide to bake instead of working but what do we call it when we can’t get ourselves motivated to bake – this has been me all week and have genuinely asked myself this question everytime…

257 views, 0 by NatCakes


Hi! I’m new in this amazing world and I would like to share with you the videos of my teacher, I hope you enjoy it and please leave her comments or any thing you want her to tech you. Here is the link...

215 views, 0 by Kianna


Becoming our county's cake decorater leader. Clinic tips wanted.

I learned most of my cake skills through 4-H. I won overall cake decorator in our county five times and state twice. And I also showed and went to state in dogs, rabbits, horses, vet science, photography and more. It was a large part of my...