Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

397 views, 0 by kimmi_baby

Help! My cake is separating in the middle!

Hi guys I bought new tins and im attempting a 2 tier cake with a 12" and 10" tin 3" deep. I decided to do a test run of the 12" tin and lucky I did! Something has gone very wrong. I have never made cakes this big. Cake is cooked at 180...

8,169 views, 2 by Smckinney07

What type of Fondant do you use?

I’m wondering what type of fondant everyone uses. More orders are coming in and I simply don’t have time to make my own fondant always. I love Pearl Clay but the Pettinice is too soft without the chocolate (and I think that’s more for decorations...

537 views, 0 by Kitty91

How much would you charge??

How much would you charge someone for this to make? It’s a smash cake. Thanks

416 views, 0 by Katrina

Help needed for a novice who's in too deep!

Hi everyone, I’m new to cake making and only really make them for family, usually my granddaughters birthdays My eldest granddaughter has asked me to make her 1st holy communion cake & has seen a cake online she loves. I’m ok with the...

746 views, 0 by Kitty91

Very dry fondant

What brand of fondant is the best to use? I’ve been using the kind hobby lobby sells which is from sunny side up bakery and it is drying out and cracking before I can even cover my cake within a few minutes! Maybe it’s old? What is the best kind?

549 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Whats the best way to attach lots of wired flowers to a Wedding cake?

Hi Cake friends xx I’ve make quite a lot of Wedding cakes, but they tend to be character cakes. But I’ve been asked to make a more traditional Wedding cake which has quite a lot of wired flowers which will cascade down the sides. I’m worried...

458 views, 0 by Sam9

Help - first time cake decorator now thinking I can't do what I want to do!

Hi there! A friend has had to let me down with making a cake for my friends 50th… she couldn’t help it and I understand and I thought I’d rise to the challenge! I came up with my basic idea, which was decorating my cake in psychedelic colours...

326 views, 0 by theresa15

Army SFC Promotion Cake

No bakers in Fort Lee Va area to do a promotion cake in shape of rank….last baker I called said if the rank isn’t round or square they cant do it. really???" Is it something a novice should attempt?

574 views, 11 by BULGARIcAkes

BULGARIcAkes

Thanks!!! :)

😍 Thank you CakesDecor for the evaluation! It’s such an honor to me!!! My first cake in EDITOR’S CHOICE- MAY 11,2017- this left me speechless!😍😍😍You all are great- one big great family!!!

652 views, 13 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

I am so sorry

Hello to all my cake friends, I am logged in on a friends laptop at the moment. I can’t fave or look at all your cakes because when i open cakesdecor at home it gets blocked :( I hope it will soon be resolved my excuses for not beeing there...

365 views, 1 by Elizabeth

Hi..

Hi…I’m new to this group but have already started njoing watching all the experts work out here…I’ve been baking since years but started decorating only lately…trying to improvise my decorating skills while learning frm u all…Looking fwd to...

472 views, 0 by Kitty91

How much cake for a 12x18 pan

Hi if I have a big 12×18 in. Square pan…how many batches of cake should I make to fill it? I make my cake from scratch and one batch fills a normal square pan. Also will it cook okay? Do you bake it as you normally would? I’m also worried about...

604 views, 1 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Birch Wood on buttercream?

How can I do this cake in buttercream? How do you get the brown lines/design in there? I’ve never done this kinda thing on buttercream before. Is it paint or do you smear it in while you’re icing the cake or something else?

488 views, 0 by taniaviolaris

Freezing naked cakes

Hi Guys, I have been asked to make a naked cake for a friend. Do you think it will be ok to pre -bake the cake and freeze? Thanks, Tania

360 views, 0 by AnnabelBakesUK

What is this type of cake called!?

Hi! I tried a new recipe the other day as I’m doing a wedding cake for a family friend and thought I might try something different from a normal lemon drizzle recipe. I did some research online and found this one...

729 views, 3 by Lulubelle's Bakes

Lulubelle's Bakes

It's been a while...

Hi everyone, sorry I haven’t posted in a while but it’s been a bit of an emotional time for our family right now. My son fought really hard last year to beat 3rd stage lymphatic cancer and after 16 rounds of chemo and 3 weeks of radiation, we...

227 views, 0 by whijan

cake butter cream fondant

okay so I am a new baker, and I am using MMF for the first time, how long do I leave the cake in the fridge to chill after Crumb coating. Then do I need to put a new layer of butter cream and then the MMF or what? Still trying to make this a...

265 views, 0 by whijan

When to do everything

I am very new to baking, I bought all the ingredients to make a cake for my mom for mothers day, my sister is the baker in the house, but she cannot make this cake anymore. It is a yellow vanilla cake with butter cream icing and marshmallow...