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1,185 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?

481 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...

920 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...

793 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

646 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...

338 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?

607 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Help needed with how to stack book cakes

Hi Everyone, this week I’m making a stacked book cake, and I’ve not done one before. I’m planning on making each book separately and then stacking them with a small cake board underneath each one and also cake rods as usual. But wondered if...

568 views, 4 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Where do you get your seasonal inspiration for Wedding cakes

Hi there, I’ve got quite a few Brides booked in for the next few months to discuss Wedding cakes for 2015/16 and although they generally come with an idea of what it is they would like, sometimes they really don’t have a clue. So I normally sit...

457 views, 0 by Eliza

Eliza

Help me with RKT :) Please

Hi everyone. I I put the first steps in working with RKT and I encountered a few problems, I count on your help and experience. I found a standard recipe for RKT (I think so :)), after taking a mass is sticky and formed well until it is warm...

389 views, 0 by PapaBearCakesTagaytay

PapaBearCakesTagaytay

Greet to all Bakers and Decorators...

Hello To all im new here…I love to see some designs of cakes and also i want to share my cake designs too…

362 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Sprinkles cake

A few questions about this method if someone could help me please if you have tried it. 1) Can the sprinkles be added to a ganached cake without fondant added? 2) If so would the sprinkles cover a milk choc ganache(friends request) well enough...

723 views, 5 by The Custom Cakery

The Custom Cakery

Sorry!...

I’ve been absent a few days and missed so many beautiful cakes…don’t want anyone thinking I didn’t like their beautiful creations! Will attempt to wade through my dozens of notifications! Hope you’re all well x

322 views, 1 by The Rosebud Cake Company

The Rosebud Cake Company

Making BLUE sugarpaste

Hi everyone, does anyone else have any trouble making blue sugarpaste? I have sugarflair- ice blue, baby blue, navy, and Wilton sky blue and not any of them make what I would consider a plain nice blue, they all have a turquoise look about them,...

371 views, 0 by Ilovetobake

Olaf from frozen

Hi everyone hope someone can help me. I am looking for directions on how to make the olaf cake from frozen all I know is that his head is made out of rice crispy’s and I would like to know what size the cake part is…Thank You for your help

282 views, 2 by Gadget Cakes

Gadget Cakes

Cakey Social event in Birmingham! (UK)

Hello! My name is Hayley and I own Gadget Cakes. I am hosting a cakey social event where all hobbyists, pros and cake lovers can meet up and chat about their fav subject – cake! There is also going to be a cake competition where anyone can...

366 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Need help with making Doll Cakes !!

Hi, I’m doing my first doll cake and I’ve been asked to make the cake for 35 guests and was wondering whats the best cake size to make (I was thinking 10") and also should I make it a carved cake to look like a dome (dolls skirt) behind the doll...

242 views, 0 by Alpa Jamadar

Alpa Jamadar

Anyone at Cake Internationl in London

Hi, Is anyone in London for the Cake International ?? I will be attending on the 28 March. Hope to meet someone from this forum. Best regards, Alpa

334 views, 0 by Embellishcandc

Embellishcandc

Is it just me?

Is it just me or is covering small cakes with fondant more difficult than larger ones? I’ve just had to cover 2 4" cakes and had to do each of them twice and even then they are not as smooth as I normally get cakes to be. I felt I had no room to...

316 views, 0 by Robbie405

Mmf help!!

Made mmf for the first time and well I don’t know if it’s right.. I made it like it said and it’s reall soft, when I rolled in into a ball it fell a little.. So question is, is it suppose to be that soft.. Plz help!!

498 views, 0 by Artisan Bakes

Artisan Bakes

Hi from Artisan Bakes

Hello I am based in London and is always fond of cooking.. The only area lagging was baking. My cake journey started 1 year back with baking chocolate truffle cake for my kids and since then am smitten by baking and decorating. After few cakes...