Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

240 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??

311 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...

376 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 ...

827 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?

971 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...

765 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...

393 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...

509 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...

249 views, 0 0 by Cake Towers

Cake Towers

for how long will gelatin bubble stay good

I’m trying gelatin bubbles for the first time. My question is how much in advance can you prepare them and what tips are there to store and hold their shape well. Thanks

309 views, 1 0 by Urooj Hassan

Game of thrones cake

Hi can anyone help as to how I can make that throne and also how to get that black shiny effect. Thanks in advance.

449 views, 19 11 by Judy

Judy

Apple or Android?

Have I found the one thing likely to split our community?! I have loved all the comments that this simple little cake generated – and am still amazed at reaching the home page with it! I made it as a joke for my son-in-law’s birthday as he is...

446 views, 10 0 by Muhloy

Muhloy

Help! How can I darken a gumpaste figure?

So I just finished making this gumpaste cake topper and I get it all assembled and in photos i see just how PALE Alice is. My goodness, girl needs some sun! How can I fix this? I tried shading her a bit with some pink petal dust but it doesn’t...

491 views, 22 3 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Out of the Loop!

Hi all my cakey friends just a message to say I have been out of the loop. Holiday period is hectic especially with kids home! I am up to my ears in ganache this morning. Will try my best to catch up on your gorgeous creations tonight. ...

439 views, 4 1 by Sweetlilly

Isomalt gems

I want to get Diamonds/diamante on a cake like this. This is NOT my cake. Can I make them from isomalt? Is Hard plastic or silicon mould better for isomalt? How far in advance can they be made and how do I store them so they dont go cloudy and...

435 views, 18 9 by Carla Del Sasso

Carla Del Sasso

I Wish you

I wish everyone a happy and healthy 2015

415 views, 15 7 by Aga Leśniak

Aga Leśniak

Happy New Year 2015!!

New year is around the corner. Bring up your drinks and lets rock this new year eve party like never before!!! Thank You so much for this 2014 year!! My first one on CD!! I m so glad that i can be here and that i have meet so many friends!!! I...

481 views, 25 4 by Cups-N-Cakes

Cups-N-Cakes

Happy holidays!

Hello, I’m sorry for my recent absence on cakesdecor. It’s been a little hectic in my life for several weeks, but now that the holidays are over I will have time to catch up. I’ve missed all of you lovely cake friends, and I’m sorry that I...

1,311 views, 45 1 by Laura Loukaides

Laura Loukaides

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE ON CAKES DECOR!! xx

Hello!! First I would just like to thank EVERYONE for their continuous support and kindness here on Cakes Decor, It’s been a tough year but I am now looking forward to a positive 2014. It truly means so much to me to be a part of this...