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689 views, 0 by Ishak

How much ingredients for this cake?

Hello everyone, I am extremely new to the cake business and I have my first order of my own daughters 1st birthday. I am looking to create a 6 tier multi layer rainbow cake for everyone. We have about 45 guest invited to the birthday party. Now...

827 views, 16 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Editors choice, ME!!!

How very chuffed am I. I have just been given the editors choice badge on my vintage teacup cake, NO WAY!!! Little old me in my little cakery and I have been well and truly honoured. I often see people comment about not making home page or top...

554 views, 0 by kmac

Guidance on making this wedding cake

A bride-to-be wants to have this cake done for her wedding in June. The sizes of the cakes are 12", 8" and 6" The bottom tier is in chocolate and the other two tiers will be dummies. She wants the flowers and vines in purple instead of blue. In...

744 views, 1 by Cupcake-Heaven


Copy writing your photos

Hello to all you amazing cake decorators, I need some help regarding putting my logo on my cake photos, I don’t currently do this at all even on my website, Its that bad?, so i was wondering how you guys do it? do i need to by software ? Any...

532 views, 0 by Marilo Flores

Marilo Flores

Competition Cakes

Competition cakes Pasteles de ensueño Magazine

510 views, 0 by Rebocalucy

Please help !

Can anyone tell me what the edible bits are around the cake, I thought it may be chocolate but not sure I need to make this soon ! Thanks in advance

487 views, 0 by Cupcake-Heaven


Buttercream finish on a cake when to cover

Hello my cakey friends, just a little question as I’m unsure what to do for the best I’ve been asked to make a 2 tier buttercream finished cake for collection Saturday morning about 12 do I decorate the cake the night before on the Friday so I’m...

625 views, 0 by Zoe


First time wedding cake :-/

Hi I’m totally new to all this, I’ve only ever baked cakes for home (basic cakes at that). My niece is having a low key wedding (thank goodness it is low key!) and has asked me to make her wedding cake. Bottom tier – Fruit, Middle & Top –...

569 views, 0 by Onetier


Hot weather sweets

Does anyone have nice alternatives for hot weather treats instead of having a cake? A client is having a birthday party in a park in the middle of summer and I want to offer her something that won’t melt in the heat. Any ideas would be greatly...

919 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Worried about textured buttercream melting on Wedding day.......

Hi everyone xx I know many of you lovelies live in warmer countries, so wondered if you might help me to find a good crusting recipe for buttercream please? I’ve been asked to make a rustic finish buttercream Wedding cake for a June wedding....

291 views, 0 by gertrudecamilleri

Dry decorations

Hi all! I had an order for cupcakes covered with fondant decorations scheduled for the coming weekend, which has been cancelled today. I had already prepared the decorations and they dried already. Is there a way how i can make the fondant used...

782 views, 0 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

just out of curiosity....

has anyone forgotten to put dowels or straws between the layers of a two tier cake? Ive had such a busy week……yesterday I was up at 6 am, still at it at 9! I was super stressed and super tired…, Id finished my last cake (an 8’ and 6’) ,...

344 views, 0 by CakesbyEuni

silver dots on a wedding cake

I need to make silver dots on a wedding cake. Does anyone have some suggestions for me? The dots are small. Eunice

295 views, 0 by Bache1

Old monk rum bottle cake

I need to make the old monk bottle cake and I am wondering how to achieve the mosaic texture and color.. If anyone has done a similar cake request you to please share. Thanks

385 views, 0 by Adriana D'Albora

help!! waffer or rice paper decorations

Hi everyone, I was asked to do the attached cake, but I don’t know if waffer/rice paper is used and how it is done. Can somebody help me out? …. Thanks so much and I will be eagerly waiting for somebody reply. Adriana

469 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Scratch cakes crumbling when sliced

HI all, I have a problem sometimes with my scratch baked cakes that when I slice them they tend to crumble a lot. Specially if the cakes been out at room temp. But this does not happen much when I use doctored cake mixes… I clean the knife...

274 views, 0 by Purlytwurly

cake drum sizes

Hi , thankyou for letting me join the forum . i only make cakes for family /friends , i am doing a wedding cake 3 tiers 6.8.10 to be put onto a swan type of cake stand , i am not sure what size drums i need should i use 12, 10. 8 inch or should...

885 views, 10 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Help please. I'd really like to try cake painting.

Hello my lovelies xx I really want to start painting cakes…….but don’t know how, or where to start. I know lots of you are fantastic artists and Calli I know is exceptional…….so I’m feeling a little intimidated about the prospect of showing...

822 views, 11 by Time for Tiffin

Time for Tiffin

Big apologies from me

I just wanted to pop on and say sorry i have not been very active on here for months now, i feel very guilty about it, as i used to be so active and i have honestly missed seeing all the fab cakes everyday, and of course all you brilliant...

512 views, 0 by Bronecia (custom cakes)

Bronecia (custom cakes)

I need help with making figures

I would like to start making figures,,,and I need help with what to use..So If anybody can give me some advice I would appreciate the help. I’ve tryed to find tylose powder but could not fined any..