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416 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

How long can a fondant covered cake be kept?

I made a cake for an auction that is vanilla bean cake with chocolate buttercream, covered in chocolate ganache & then fondant. The cake was baked Thurs night, decorated Fri & delivered on Sat. The lady who won it contacted me today...

277 views, 0 by Cerobs

Need help!!!!

Question why do my frosting appear to weigh down when I also add a top tier. Please help what am I doing wrong ?

645 views, 6 by Eva Salazar

Eva Salazar

Christmas Cake Contest 2015!!

CALLING ALL CAKE MAKERS!! I am so happy to announce you that today officially starts the Christmas Cake Contest 2015!!! It’s a Worldwide Contest so everyone can participate. There are lots of prizes and the most important thing is that we are...

347 views, 0 by Kasey Clarke

Kasey Clarke

Quick Survey. Cakers i need your insight asap please

Hiya I would dearly love it if you would please help me with some research I am doing. It will take just a few moments. I’m a cake decorator myself and I’m doing a quick survey for a project I am working on, your input would be anonymous and a...

974 views, 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Airbrushing on Ganache

Hi fellow cakers!…. Im making a white ganache drip cake this week and was wondering the best way to colour my white ganache pink? Should i colour the cream pink while im making my ganache, or can i ganache the cake in white first, then airbrush...

394 views, 0 by Creative Cakes by Mel n Val

Creative Cakes by Mel n Val

Global Luggage

A birthday cake, shaped as a suitcase, with a sugar globe, artistically air brushed.creativecake

211 views, 0 by deldel

Carving

How would I carve this

570 views, 1 by Julia Marie Cakes

Julia Marie Cakes

How do you become part of a collaboration?

Hi everyone!! I’m fairly new to the cake decorating business and I have been seeing a lot of cake collaborations recently. My question is, how do you become a part of one? I’d love to work towards one and push myself to do something new....

202 views, 0 by ErikaRandi

Cake stacking question

Hi Everyone! I’m making my 1st tiered fondant cake for a friend’s baby shower. So far it’s coming along nicely, and am preparing to ice and stack the cakes. I was wondering if anyone has ever used those thick stick pretzels (or anything else...

478 views, 6 by Eva Salazar

Eva Salazar

***PERSONALIZED CHEF COAT GIVEAWAY ALERT****

GIVEAWAY ALERT****** Good morning all!! Would you like to have one of these beautiful Chef Coats from ChefUniforms.com and personalize it with your own name?? Its very easy you just have to read the post on my blog and enter in the giveaway....

230 views, 1 by Sweet Things - Cakes by Rebecca

round lego

Is it just me who cant make a round Lego cake. I just cant seem to bring myself to do it. Lego isn’t round or curved its square.. Actually after writing this I realise I may need some help… Maybe I should make one for some kind of therapy…

667 views, 6 by Kizzy's Cakes

Kizzy's Cakes

Learning to say no.

I’m a hobbyist baker. All of my creations are done for friends and family. At one stage I dreamt of doing the whole cake making thing as a business but, when I researched it, I realised I just wasn’t in the right geographical area for that to be...

411 views, 1 by Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Cake Bust - Jon Snow

Hi friends, I thought after seeing Calli’s fabulous piece from Game of Thrones you might enjoy and be inspired by this YouTube video! Stunning bust cake of Jon Snow (Game of Thrones) by Sheila Haughie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFb4AY7P4pE...

422 views, 0 by Rizna

condensation

Hi can some one please tell me how to avoid condensation in fondant? thankyou

368 views, 10 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

so sorry missed all of your cakes

i am sorry i didn’t reply on all of your cakes, i have been to Venice Italie with the love of my life but now at home i will look at them it will take a while untill i replied to all of them so please be patient hahaha have a great day

474 views, 5 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Thank you to Yeners Way

Hello everyone xx I just wanted to say how much I appreciate the sharing way that Yeners Way so often post tutorials on CD. Their cakes are always fantastic, the tutorial video’s are always presented so professionally and in a way that’s well...

380 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Edible glaze cleaning help!

Hi all, Ive recently glazed a model with pme clear edible glaze, I had to spray some in a small bowl and paint it on in places, but how can I clean this stuff out of my brushes and my bowl……any recommendations???? Thanks guys xx :-)

3,330 views, 16 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.11 / November 2015

November Gazette is out with all the top cakes for the month and much , much more so I hope you like it. Remember I am always open for new ideas you all might want to see added in to the gazette. Make sure you send me lots of pics from Cakes...

228 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Lava Flames on a Cake

Hi, I’ve been asked to do a Star Wars cake, but the client wants “realistic” looking lava around the cake and on top. I first thought of using melted sugar, but it may be too angular and hard – so then I thought about using colored fondant to...

581 views, 0 by Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Modelling Chocolate - Make or Buy ?

Hi everyone! I have a ‘sculpting’ project coming up soon and need a bit of practice because it’s been a while since I did any in clay! So the question is do I make my own modelling chocolate or buy pre made? If I buy it, which brand and type...