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371 views, 4 by jenny lofthouse

jenny lofthouse

cake international

hi cake lovelies I just want to wish everyone entering a the weekend good luck,if you see me wandering around please say hello and introduce yourself ,I will be the haggard looking one ,oh wait they may be a few of us looking like that :) Cake...

442 views, 0 by Silvia Caballero

Silvia Caballero

classes in London

Hi! I´d like to know if there´s someone knowing about Good classes in London! I´d appreciate any suggestion. Kind regards!

537 views, 5 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Sourcing a bright, royal blue

I have been asked to make a wedding cake in royal blue. I am trying to source pre coloured sugar paste, but find many seem to be a fairly dull, almost navy blue. I am looking for a bright, rich blue as per the photo. (I am not doing this design,...

689 views, 15 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette Issue 6.03 / March 2017

Hi everyone, I hope you are all having a wonderful month so far. This month in the gazette we have some truly amazing collaboration pieces featured all really excelling in every way. A delicious White chocolate fudge cake recipe from one of our...

623 views, 0 by Temps_87

Cake Decorating Ideas

Hi there, I’m not one to usually post things unless I think something is really worth it and I believe this is. I recently went to a cake decorating course and I was so excited when I found out they were featuring cakes from Koobake! My friend...

467 views, 0 by FreekierLeek

Help with chocolate image transfers

Hello everyone! I hope someone out there can help me as I seem to be having an unusual problem. I am trying to transfer images onto chocolate. My images seem to print fine, but don’t transfer to the chocolate. I can’t figure out why this...

437 views, 0 by Marguerite's Custom Cakes

Marguerite's Custom Cakes

I only do buttercream cakes, no fondant. Anyone else?

I hate fondant, mostly because I’m not a fan of the taste. The cakes are beautiful, but I prefer working with buttercream. Am I the only one?

443 views, 2 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Anyone got a Gluten free madeira cake recipe please?

Hello cake friends xxx I’ve been trying out various Gluten free cake recipes lately and whilst I can get a reasonably moist vanilla sponge cake now I’d really like something firm but still moist to use as a base for a decorated celebration cake....

323 views, 0 by kenkenkitten

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...

400 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

372 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...

357 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...

711 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...

539 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...

689 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...

393 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...

614 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;...

254 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...

3,664 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

410 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...