Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

736 views, 0 by 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...

325 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?

1,183 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...

482 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...

490 views, 2 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin


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

459 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,...

840 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

481 views, 0 by 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...

520 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...

857 views, 3 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Bumpy delivery

I have to share my story about delivering my wedding cake this weekend. The cake as you may of seen on my page is three tiers with dividers in-between with purple roses all around. For months even thinking about this cake has given me...

703 views, 20 by Delicut Cakes

Delicut Cakes

The making of the bulldog party lover

Hi everybody, I just wanted to share the album of the step by step making of the Bulldog Party lover cake which I uploaded on FB . I hope you like it!! ...

568 views, 2 by Jacqueline


please help my friends to the finals

my friends are competing to get in a tv show named the Cake Games. But to come in thattv programme they need votes it only kosts a click on like no membership nothing to win or loose so please can you click on the link and than on like so that...

458 views, 0 by db_baker

Hello all :) New Member

Hello, I am Deepa from India and I love baking. I don’t have any training or anything though, so just an amateur who bakes just for fun. I mostly make birthday cakes as I love to think of new ways of decorating them. Although I am not a...

643 views, 5 by Ellie1985


Violet's Craftsy Class!

Who else is as giddy as I am for the launch of our dear Violet’s Cakes in Vivid Color Craftsy Class this week?? Violet is as sweet, kind and helpful as she is talented!! Wishing Violet the best of luck with her new adventure but I know she will...

375 views, 0 by coffeewoman

Help on Marvel Quicksilver cake

My nephew wants a Captain America, Quick Silver & Wolverine cake for his 13th Birthday. I plan to have Wolverine’s Claw coming out the top of the cake (similar to the Hulk’s fist I have seen busting out on Avenger cakes) and 1 tier being...

550 views, 0 by Cakesilove


How was this done

Hi folks, Pls help. My best friend wants this cake for her wedding. I want to do it but can someone pls help with step by step instructions. It’ll greaty be appreciated. I realised there’s a lil space under the top tier which enables you to see...

702 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

What size cakes?

I have just received a request for a two-tiered cake for a 50th wedding anniversary to feed 100 people. She wants white fondant with some flowers on top & is completely open to colors/design. I don’t do a lot of floral cakes but see...

695 views, 1 by Sugarpixy


Wedding cake with gold Accent is from a Site Full of Other Artist Work

I it not right to post cakes that are not yours on CD, and lead members to a gallery filled with the works of others. this gallery has the work of some of our members. This...

318 views, 0 by M_604

Which tip to pipe these ruffles?

Hi! Can anyone tell me how these ruffles are done?  Could it be a wilton 86 tip? I’ve been searching online but the only techniques I can find use a petal tip in  zig zag up and down motion rather than the single sweeping motion in this...

501 views, 0 by SublimeSam

What technique is this!

Hi guys, this is my first post and I am very excited about joining this wonderful community. I have searched extensively in vain trying to figure out what technique is used on this cake. I feel,there might be some rice paper used, but have no...