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Making hops with sugarpaste

I’m designing my daughter’s wedding cake, and as part of the decoration, she’d like hops (her fiance is seriously into brewing). I’ve found hop leaf veiners, but not sure if making the hops themselves out of sugarpaste will be possible. Any...

219 views, 0 by Cara27

Buttercream and Ganache Timings

Hi all, First post and not sure how to search the forum on my phone, so forgive me if this has been asked before. I’m pretty new to cake decorating, this is only cake number 3 or 4, but I’m a perfectionist! In previous cakes, I’ve had a...

280 views, 0 by Cakernewbie

Gum paste flowers

Hi, I’m designing my son’s wedding cake and an having a lot of trouble with wiring my petals. The floral wire is constantly poking out of the petals when I’m trying to attach them to the flower. I’ve tried several different ways of inserting the...

228 views, 0 by mammamarycakes

Fondant layering (not sure what to call it)

I am making a cake with two tiers. Each tier is covered with two different colors of fondant that is like scalloped with a piped string of fondant separating the two colors. Not sure how to accomplish this without just wrapping the bottom...

2,498 views, 8 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 5.02 / February 2016

So many wonderful cakes were posted in January so make sure you catch up on which ones were your top pics for the month as well as cake decorator of the week. We also celebrated with Icing smiles for their 10 000 cake milestone with a gorgeous...

842 views, 0 by Julia Marie Cakes

Julia Marie Cakes

Delivering a 5 tier cake

Good morning everyone! I hope you are all doing well! I have my first ever 5 tiered wedding cake coming up soon, for my brother’s wedding. I would really like to deliver the cake in one piece, as they really want a cascade of sugar flowers...

555 views, 0 by Nikki's Cakes

Cake Master video tutorials

Hi, I just wondered if anyone knew what had happened to this company? I purchased a couple of tutorials a while ago, I went to watch one yesterday and their website is no longer active! Has anyone else been affected by this and if so, have you...

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TenderCakes by António Cruz

Hello, Visit my page TenderCakes by António Cruz on Facebook and enjoy. Best regards.

329 views, 1 by Kassie


Tennis racquet topper

Hi, does anyone know how to make the tiny tennis rackets (or where to buy (order) them ready made (in Europe) ? A good friend of mine asked my to make these for her son, who’s crazy about tennis. As I’m relatively new amateur in the cake...

611 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cake Lace Or Sugar Lace?

I just received my order of cake lace that I want to use for a wedding cake next month. Having never used it I have a few questions to those who are familiar with this product. I know it dries flexible, but is it hard to the bite like royal...

3,221 views, 17 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette Issue 5.01 / January 2016

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New year and are hitting this new year full steam ahead. This month in the gazette we cover some of the amazing collabs that came out last month along with a wonderful interview with the amazingly...

238 views, 1 by Tortengwand by Dijana

Tortengwand by Dijana

Can we "learn" a Talent..?

Hi everyone, I am looking everyday at so many beautiful pieces here, stunning pieces. Sometimes my brain can even not accept that “that is a CAKE”!!! I mean, how did THAT come in your head, and the way that you brought your idea into...

372 views, 0 by Nina


Teapot cascade flowers

Hi everyone, I’m after some advice, help with a cake, I need to make next year a teapot to sit onto of a cake that has a small thin cascade of flowers going from the spout of teapot right down to the saucer. Not attached to the cake in any way,...

503 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

HELP!! Edible gold glitter

Hi all, I need some help. I have a client who want a all out glitter cake. ( like the one in the picture below) I am so confused. What kind of edible glitter do I need to achieve this look? I read that the disco glitter is not safe to eat. I...

13,296 views, 2 by nehabakes

Gold drip on cake

Hi, Does anyone have any idea as to how to create these beautiful gold drip, as shown in picture? A close up did reveal that the drip is actually painted on with gold. Was wondering which color can do the job? Would love your inputs, Thanks.

385 views, 1 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Lego Batman's cape

I have been asked to do a Lego Batman cake, which after having made a Lego Hulk last Feb, I know I can do it without too much difficulty (hope I didn’t just jinx myself….) My only concern is with his cape & what I should make it out of so...

374 views, 0 by chlo26


Can anyone help on how to achieve this art deco effect with icing?

I have looked for a cutter and through lots of sites to try and find a tutorial, but I have not found anything. Can anyone give me any advice on how to do this? Many thanks in advance….

207 views, 0 by Sandyb

Fudge Cake recipie

Hi Guys Just wondering if anyone has a 12" round fudge cake recipie (not chocolate) suitable for a wedding cake please.

485 views, 6 by Carol


Merry Christmas to you lovely Cakey peeps

I’ve just popped on to wish all you lovely peeps a very Merry Christmas. sorry I’ve missed all your cakes etc I’ve been so busy with one thing and another but I really wanted to wish you all well for Christmas and the new year. I look forward to...