Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

284 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

396 views, 0 by The Fairy Cake Mother

The Fairy Cake Mother

Tasters......To charge on not to charge...!

Hi everyone, I have a lovely couple who have booked (and paid a deposit) for their wedding cake later this year. I always provide Vanilla and Chocolate cake samples free of charge at the consultation and hand them to the customer as they are...

344 views, 0 by Woody's Wonderful World Of Bakes!

Woody's Wonderful World Of Bakes!

How do you get a glass look on a wine bottle cake?

I am entering a cake at The Big Cake Show this year, and am going to make a wine bottle but how do you get the right colour and glass look, onto the fondant? Thanks!

234 views, 0 by Jamisa

Faberge egg

Does anyone have a tutorial for an edible faberge egg with the lid open to reveal a surprise inside. The lid will stay open and doesn’t need to move. Thanks in advance for help.

298 views, 0 by Ashley's Bakery

Ashley's Bakery

My Cakes,etc.

This is just some of my cakes etc. I’m still learning everyday. Thanks for taking time to look at my work! :-) http://cakesdecor.com/ashleysbakery/cakes

180 views, 0 by lasweetiecakes

lasweetiecakes

Superbowl 2015

I’m a Seahawks fan so needless to say I’m still recovering from their senseless loss :( BUT at least I got to make another pretty cool cake for my boyfriend office

299 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Spiderman Figure

I’m making a spiderman theme and the costumer wants a figure on top.. my question is, can I use craft wire to form the body since the figure has a unique pose? I was thinking on using modeling chocolate.. need help pls.. Thanks

348 views, 0 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Covering an egg with fondant?

Hi there :) I have a friend who is wanting to cover an egg shaped cake about 10" long in fondant, it’s not a big cake. Standing upright not laying down. How does she go about that without all the wrinkles and tears etc etc? If you have any...

242 views, 0 by Veronica

Gravity Cakes

Hello, I would like to know how the internal structures (skeletons) of the sculpted cakes, pastries as gravity, or dresses are made. If someone can show me I would appreciate so I put in practice

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

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

The Fave button

I really enjoy seeing all the beautiful cakes on CD and I often comment on a cake that particularly appeals to me. However I have not ever really used the fave button. I did not really think it particularly relevant, now I realise why it is...

458 views, 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

Cake dummies size

Hi I would like to get some help here if posible :))) A few months ago I started drawing some cake designs and ever since was dieing to go ahead and try them out at the same time try new techniques so went ahead and bought cake dummies...

278 views, 0 by kmac

How to Make Gumpaste Sunflower with Stem and Leaves

Could someone guide me on a tutorial for making a gumpastes sunflowers with the stem and leaves. I have to make a few for a client in a few days.

298 views, 0 by cakeandwhimsy

Rustic wedding cake with royal icing

Urgent help please! I have a rustic tiered wedding cake next week for an outdoor wedding where it’s likely to be either hot or raining. Rather than risk buttercream in those conditions, I am thinking of royal icing. My experience with royal...

272 views, 1 by Sahar Latheef

Sahar Latheef

Wedding cake decorator in Santorini

Hello everybody! There are some amazing cakes from all of you in CakesDecor! Thanks for being so inspirational and amazing. I’m a cake decorator from Dubai and I have a friend who is going to get married in the summer in Santorini, Greece, so...

1,146 views, 2 by Cakesbylala

Cakesbylala

Edible image printers! What to buy?

I am thinking about getting an edible image printer, but I have no idea where to start. What do you use? Any advice on what is best?

471 views, 0 by Embellishcandc

Embellishcandc

Too expensive?

I was contacted by a customer and asked to do an 8" square cake for a naming day, with decorations and fondant baby letter blocks, plus 15 cupcakes with decorated toppers. I quoted her £45 for the cake and £25 for the cupcakes. She said that it...

903 views, 0 by Cakeicer

Cakeicer

Missing from forum

I haven’t posted in ages and have so many beautiful cakes to catch up on from members here. My 53 year old son Scott passed away on January 10th of liver failure and I have been so devastated that I have a hard time concentrating on anything. I...

777 views, 0 by Clare's Cakes - Leicester

Clare's Cakes - Leicester

Anyone at Cake internationl in Manchester??

Hi all, I am going to Cake international for the first time next Friday (6th feb) and was wondering if anyone else was going to be there or entering? maybe we can all meet for coffee?? Clare x

593 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Baby blocks made of cake

Does anyone have a tutorial or experience in making baby blocks out of cake? I’ve been asked to do mini baby blocks out of cake as decorations and I’d like to learn the proper way. The ones I’ve seen in the Internet that look nice and neat are...

317 views, 0 by Embellishcandc

Embellishcandc

Duck Egg Blue

Does anyone have a good colouring suggestion to get a duck egg clue colour? I’ve got ice blue which I could maybe try to warm up a little but not sure what with?