Cakes & Cake Decorating

Everything about cake decorating: questions, tips, tehcniques, how-tos, ideas and more ...

334 views, 0 by mycakes09

Making this structure

Would really appreciate any guidance on making this structure of the smoke/clouds billowing from under the plane - I was thinking of using a strong florist wire and maybe wrapping fondant around it, but will it be stable and strong enough to...

150 views, 0 by Adams Specialties Bakery

55 chevy chevelle cake

I have been asked to do one for a groom’s cake in May and I need some information on what’s the best way to do this and instructions on making it

255 views, 0 by LavenderBlue

Buttercream Wilton roses in class?

I want to take the Wilton Method Courses. (cake decorating classes) In the Wilton Method Course 2 (the version updated in 2010): I read that the Wilton rose was taught in Lesson 3 with Royal icing and there was a review of the Wilton rose in...

613 views, 0 by MishDecorate

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom cake

I’ve started decorating/using fondant for the first time I used fondant+tylose and created the outer castle last night I used a tin for support but there is no support inside the icing (not sure if I should have) seems to be quite...

452 views, 1 by Cake Chic3

Cake Chic3

Pastillage Recipe?

I would like feedback on a pastillage a recipe as to how it handles.Yener’s way gives good advice on working with pastillage and has a great Recipe for pastillage which consists of Gelatine,Icing sugar mix ,Water,Glucose and Cream of tartar. I ...

392 views, 0 by EllieSweets

EllieSweets

Coconut Oil?

Alright so I have a friend who’s become a health nut and would like for me to make her a cake and asked if I could use coconut oil in the batter rather than vegetable. However I’m not sure if that will affect the structure or consistency of the...

278 views, 0 by Tante Fondant

Tante Fondant

how to support a tilting shuttlecock?

For my boyfriend I really would like to make a cake that look like a shuttlecock that just hit the ground, but is still kind of tilting towards the floor. Can you help me on the construction? How should I put together the support structure for...

399 views, 0 by nehabakes

Old Monk Bottle Cake

Hi i have to make a lying down Old monk rum cake. i wanted to know, how to get that whiskey color and shine on the bottle. I don’t have any air brush machine. The old monk bottle has sorta mosaic finish on top….how do i get that as well?...

689 views, 1 by Simmz

Simmz

Question about meringue buttercream

I usually use classic american buttercream on my cakes — lately I tried a couple of recipes of swiss meringue buttercream — i really liked the taste — but I also read its not safe to use because of uncooked eggwhite — I wanted to ask my fellow...

355 views, 0 by saima hebel

saima hebel

Absent from form

Hi lovely cakers… I hope u all are doing great..I have ,t posted any cake or flowers on this form and also did,t comment to any cake cause i was absent from here.Back after nearly two week i think…And i am sure i missed a lot from the last few...

427 views, 0 by Carol

Carol

Catching up

Hi everybody Sorry that I have missed all your lovely creations I have been away on holiday (some lovely time away with hubby just chilling out!) It was just perfect :) I am slowly getting through the pics …..which may take some time with...

385 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

Any tips for scallop border for piping?

Hello everyone! Just checking to see if anyone has any tips or tricks to get an even scalloped border for piping like the picture. I would love to get these templates: http://www.sugaricing.com/ProductPage.aspx?productID=2200 But can’t...

394 views, 0 by kmac

How to Make This Gumpaste Rose?

I would like to learn how to make this gumpaste rose. Can someone guide me to a tutorial? Thanks. https://www.facebook.com/189612957724022/photos/a.212795782072406.58961.189612957724022/611600832191897/?type=3&theater

288 views, 0 by islandgirl

Lord of the Rings Cake

Hi I am Marsha and I’m a cake novice, I’ve mostly done cakes with flowers, but I’m doing a cake as a Gift for my Pastor’s son wedding. He wanted Lord Of The Rings Theme so I looked it up and came across this pic but I don’t have a clue as to how...

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

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Edible gems

Hello cakey friends, I am hoping someone can please give me some advice concerning edible gems. I have a wedding cake coming up and I know the gel gems are not recommended as they dull and melt into the icing. The only thing I can think to do...

503 views, 6 by Sugargourmande Lou

Sugargourmande Lou

Aww I've missed you !!

Hi everyone ! Sooo, it would seem I got a little lost in the wilderness for a couple of months while out hunting for my cake mojo (darn thing did a runner and hid under some rock somewhere !!) and so I’ve missed admiring, faving and commenting...

241 views, 0 by FireFamily

Fire Dept themed grooms cake

I am looking for someone that can do a fire dept themed grooms cheesecake for May wedding near Jacksonville, Al.

357 views, 2 by fridaybaker

Need help on technique for adding finishing crumbs to side of cake

I am new to cake decorating and have a cake that, traditionally, has a finish of fine crumbs (I’ve been using a combination of graham crackers and arrowroot biscuits) on the top and sides. I’ve seen these in bakeries where the crumb finish is...

363 views, 2 by Maria

Maria

From tutorial to cake

Hello lovely cake friends, this was my first tutorial and today I finished the cake :) More pics on my site www.facebook.com/cakesmadewithpassion Maria <3

281 views, 0 by TheCake by Mildred

TheCake by Mildred

Baking in dry weather

Hi cake people!!! I’m used to bake in a very humid weather but now I am in Charlotte North Carolina and with this dry weather the cakes are dry too. Any Advice? I use the Cake Swan Box recipe