Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

289 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Help Please!

I have been asked by a friend to make a 2 tiered birthday cake. She has requested dark chocolate cake covered in white fondant. I’m worried that a vanilla butter cream might not be enough to cover the darkness of cake, so am contemplating using...

290 views, 0 by lilisha

If somebody use your photo?

Could you tell if somebody use your photo of cakes and tells that he made it what you do? For example https://instagram.com/cake_story.ru/ – almost all photo of cake decoration is from this web site.

294 views, 0 by Terry Campbell

Terry Campbell

Size of cake tiers?

Can anyone tell me what size tiers they think are used in this cake. I am guessing 12-9-6 and 4 but am not sure. I am not making the exact cake, but like the look of the tiers. Thank you.

3,077 views, 1 by Purlytwurly

photo reel cake

Hi i wonder if any one could help please , i want to do a film strip going around the middle with different photos on an as an edible image . im unable to find anything to help . many thanks not sure if i have explained it properly

240 views, 1 by Cakedragon

Cakedragon

Halloween edible severed fingers!

Hi , I made these severed fingers for Halloween! No mold was involved!

241 views, 0 by Cakesbynick

Firefighter trying to bake!

Hey everyone, I’m Nick and I’m a firefighter from Virginia. I’m trying to learn how to decorate cakes and would just like some feedback. It’s tough to get constructive criticism from other firefighters about cake decorating! Lol. I created a...

240 views, 0 by Cake Art Studio

Cake Art Studio

Cake decorations and new skills

Hi my name is Beata My passion is decorating cakes. This work takes consider me to another world, where I’m happy :)

2,047 views, 13 by Sassy Cakes and Cupcakes (Anna)

Sassy Cakes and Cupcakes (Anna)

I'm Back!!!

Hi everyone, Just wanted to say I’ve been away on a big overseas trip and just back, battling a good dose of jet lag. I’ve missed so much here (4 weeks worth) but I am determined over the next few days to sit down, stay awake and check out...

356 views, 0 by Little Kel's Cakes

Little Kel's Cakes

Help! White ganache setting issue with 51% fat in cream

Hi all, I needed to be sure my white ganache will set in the next few days before I begin my work. Please help and let me know this will happen!! The cream I used to make the white chocolate ganache is called double cream in Australian term,...

374 views, 1 by George's Bakes

George's Bakes

Red velvet recipe uk

Hi all, I am hoping someone can come to my rescue. I am looking for a really good red velvet cake recipe for a square cake and cupcakes! I have tried a few online recipes that have either not been red enough (despite adding so much gel...

47,666 views, 0 by Chrissy

Chrissy

Attaching ribbon to fondant?

Hey all, I am nt sure how to attach ribbon, real ribbon, to a fondant covered cake? Also, which type of ribbon to use? And can you attach it to buttercream, not just fondant? Also how would attach ribbon in three places on one tier, for example a...

1,724 views, 0 by usmdesigner

Converting a recipe (downsizing it) for modeling chocolate?

I found a recipe that takes 1 lb of chocolate and add 1/3 corn syrup to it. If I want to only do 4 oz instead of 16, what would be the conversion down to that for the corn syrup? Is there a site anyone uses to get calculations like that? I’ve...

2,112 views, 0 by Magda Martins - Doce Art

Magda Martins - Doce Art

Adult cakes

Hi everyone. I would like to know if i can post adult cakes here. Thank you :D

1,975 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Adult Cakes

How do you all feel about making “adult” cakes for bachelorette/birthday parties? I’ve been asked to make one and I haven’t given an answer yet. I just don’t feel comfortable making it – especially when my 93 year old mom, who lives with us,...

2,057 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Painting onto black fondant

Hi Everyone, Just wondering if anyone has any advice about painting onto black fondant. Or if anyone can recommend a tutorial. I’m hoping to paint in orange and pink tones but I’m not sure what to use. Thanks in advance, Julie xx

2,510 views, 1 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

The ugly stage : (

Hi folks, so sorry I haven’t been on here much lately, I have been so busy (wedding cake season). I am making another 3d cake today and I am sat here looking at it thinking, oh dear this doesn’t look great. I do this with most of my 3d cakes,...

1,927 views, 1 by 3DSweets

Cut-in-half Wedding Cakes? What's the name??

Help! I’ve been asked to make an anniversary cake in the style of this cake. Olga Danilova did a gorgeous purple one, here: http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/206917-2-halves-lilac-violet-and-lavender-cake I have looked (and looked) and can’t...

1,926 views, 0 by Laura

Laura

Movie Reel cake

Hello Everyone :) I want to make a 3 tier movie reel cake with images for my cousins 50th birthday. Does anyone have a link for a good tutorial? Thank you in advance :) Laura

456 views, 0 by Sofia

New member !!

Hellol!! My name is Sofia, I live in France, near Paris, and I am quite young in the universe of the cake design!! A baby!! I discovered the technique two years ago and since I tempt small projects to practice)!! I hope to learn by watching...

644 views, 0 by Stephy

Help!! What the little icing beads are made from / how they are made?

Hi all, I am new to this forum and wondering if you lovely lot could help me :) I’ve been asked to make a version of the cake below but I can’t work out what the little icing beads are made from / how they are made? I’ve had a look around and...