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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...

556 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...

156 views, 0 by camille

camille

strowberry chocolat ganach

Hi Evry one i am looking a bout a good reciep for fondant cake with strowberry chocolat thank you .

376 views, 14 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Sugar skulls have invaded!!

The sugar skulls collaboration has taken over the homepage. Congrats to all the amazing bakers. Your pieces are all beautiful.

3,683 views, 20 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.10 / October 2015

The Gazette is out folks with a completely new section talking about my new favorite things as well as highlighting some of the great things that have been happening in the cakey world. I hope you all enjoy it and as always I love hearing your...

321 views, 0 by Magda Martins - Doce Art

Magda Martins - Doce Art

Red Velvet

Hi all! I hope you can help me. I tried different recipes for red velvet cake, but i didn’t like it. first, it looks like a pudding and second it doesn’t stay red red. its very dark red, almost brown. Can you help me please? Thank you.

744 views, 0 by Popsue

Popsue

Penny bakes

I have just joined Cakes Decor, in awe of so many lovely creations, I live in Somerset, and have been running a credited cakes business for just over two years. I have always made cakes for family friends, but word of mouth and it took off. I...

991 views, 0 by Caz

Do not book an Online course with Laura from Sweet As Sugar Cakes

Do not book a course with Sweet Sugar Cakes. They are taking bookings and the payments then when the day comes to do the course, the shop is closed and they are nowhere to be seen I drove for 5 hours to get to the shop and guess what the shop...

377 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Recipes using caramelized hazelnuts

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has a recipe they’d be willing to share that utilizes caramelized hazelnuts? I purchased a bag of them on sale & now I’m not sure what to do with them. They are chopped nuts, not whole ones. I figure I...

321 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Advice for baking with goats's butter

I’ve been asked to make a cake using goat’s butter (for both the cake and buttercream) and since I’ve never used it before I thought I’d test it out. And at the minute, the cake in the oven smells like ripe cheese! I’m not looking forward to the...

471 views, 1 by Purlytwurly

tappits

hi could anyone please tell me what i need to do regarding tappits/ or any other writing sets . i have got all my letters cut out i used a coloured paste , this is where i get stuck do i dust and steam them before i put onto the cake when dried ,...

334 views, 0 by Purlytwurly

Help . frozen cake

i have just took my cakes out of the freezer and they havent completley frozen .you can just press on the cake and it feels a bit soft , i baked them last week . i always freeze and this has never happened before , i will probably bake again ....

300 views, 0 by banma

PKT

Hi I’m from Britain have been making cakes for a while but could somebody please tell me what PKT is, we dont have anything of this name here. many thanks Benan

474 views, 0 by CopRCreations

Gravity defying Halloween cake tutorial

Hello everyone! I am searching for a Halloween gravity defying cake tutorial. Looking for something not too nice or kid friendly – more for an adult age group. I have Dawn Butlers Cake Frame and want desperately to try it out! I’m thinking a...

271 views, 0 by wondersoffood

make a cake in 8 mins!

hello there:) i made a video today on how to make a chocolate cake in 8 mins.. and it turned out really good and good looking! its good because it saves you time.. and as you know time is valuable! :) All you need is: 1 Egg 1 cup...

306 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...

303 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.

313 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.

3,210 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

252 views, 1 by Cakedragon

Cakedragon

Halloween edible severed fingers!

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