Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

356 views, 1 0 by buffy

buffy

burn energy drink cake

hi i need some help on a cake i wanna make for my brother.. i wanna try and make one of those beer mug cakes with the beer can pouring beer into the mug, if you know what im talking about.. but he’s not much of a beer guy, so i was thinking...

347 views, 5 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Mini Bundt Cakes?

I have a bride requesting mini bundt cakes for all of her guests. I’ve never done them before, nor do I actually do individual cakes (besides cupcakes) so I was hoping someone could tell me about them. Are they about the size of a cupcake or...

531 views, 17 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

665 views, 7 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Creative Decorating Competition...

Has anyone ever competed in the RBA’s Creative Decorating Competition? I have never competed in any cake competition and saw this online… http://www.retailbakersofamerica.org/creative-decorating-competition.html I’m thinking about entering...

1,825 views, 112 5 by Elli Warren

Elli Warren

Having a little break

Hi ladies, just a little note to say I’m so sorry if I have missed your cake this week, I have had a bad fall at the weekend which has left me with broken foot and a broken leg, had an operation and am all pinned back together but just not up to ...

261 views, 0 0 by Arwa

Arwa

Dry ice

Hi there, I’m planning a cake for my niece’s mad science party. I want to make the cake in the shape of a beaker and place a plastic container at the mouth of the beaker and add some dry ice to create some drama. Since dry ice isn’t easily...

814 views, 12 1 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

How can I do more then one cake a week?

Just what to know how My fellow cake bakers manage to do more then 1 cake a week? What are some tips/tricks you can give me? I aways do everything the day before the cake is due because I worry about it being fresh. Any advice would help! Thanks...

284 views, 1 0 by xxsineadxx

10" round cake serving?

Hi It’s my son’s 2nd birthday tomorrow and I have ordered him a 10" round deep chocolate cake. How many servings will I get from 1" X 2" & 1.5" X 2" Is serving 1" X 2" a bit tight? I’m doing a buffet so cake won’t be the only thing eaten....

397 views, 8 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Sofia the first Too much purple!

Sofia the First cakes are just all too purple. I am really lacking enthusiasm for this cake I want to do her in a garden with flowers or something with some green!! But the client likes the purple, and white yawn, and now they are wanting it a...

264 views, 0 0 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Pricing choc covered strawberries?

How much do you charge (per dozen) for Wedding themed chocolate covered strawberries…. like the bride & groom? I’m trying to make a price menu for my strawberries… I’m not sure how to price the wedding ones because they take a little more...

356 views, 16 10 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

wauw fan choice this realy made my day

thanks so much i am so happy with this :)

237 views, 1 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Valentines Day Cake Theme...

A friend just inquired about a Valentines Day themed cake for her 1 year old son. His birthday is Feb 14 and she would like some ideas, but I have NO idea what kind of cake to make for a 1 year old boy with this theme. Any ideas??

307 views, 3 0 by cakeboxcakes

Super Hero cake and price?

I’m wondering what most of you would charge for this cake. I only charged 70.00 but I know with what I spent and my time I under charged. The bottom tier is a 10" chocolate cake with 2 layers split and ganache between each layer and white...

373 views, 19 3 by Rennae's Cakes

Rennae's Cakes

Very First Cake on the Homepage

Im doing a happy dance i have just had my very first cake make it to the home page!! Feeling very proud! Thank you to everyone that follows my little hobby, and comments and fav’s my goodies xx ...

813 views, 48 4 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Using Black Fondant

Hello CD friends and a happy new year to you all. I have a question on behalf of someone else. This lovely lady called Rebecca is a cake contact of mine on Flickr and she is very concerned as she has been asked to make a black wedding cake and...

260 views, 0 0 by MelissaElkin

MelissaElkin

pricing

I’m making a there layer peacock wedding cake with cupcakes. I’m not sure what to charge?

963 views, 43 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Quirky Things We Do

Hi everyone! I was wondering about some of the quirky things we do while baking. I was just making cupcakes, and noticed that I always count the cupcake liners as I am putting them in the baking pans. How strange is that! I know perfectly...

761 views, 36 10 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Photo stolen! Use reverse image search to see who is using your photos!

Happy New Year fellow bakers! I started the new year with a message from a fellow baker that someone had stolen one of my photos and was using it on her business Facebook page and claiming she had made it! She told me that she had informed...

391 views, 7 2 by Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Tinting all natural buttercream

HI! I recently took Mike McCarey’s sculpting class and learned to use all natural buttercream (egg whites, sugar and butter, that’s it). I love it for sculpting but am having a hard time tinting it. I tried candy coloring (oil based) and it...

503 views, 17 3 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Airbrush/painting marzipan?

Hi cakey friends…….Im making my son his birthday cake, problem is, he will only have it covered with marzipan. Hes given me strict design insructions and wants a very colourful cake. Colourful stripes to be precise. Does anyone have any tips...