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1,304 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Welcome Contest - 5th week - $100 cash winner

After one month of our CakesDecor welcome contest, we’ve reached 511 members, 2051 comments and 2649 cakes. It was really great month and I hope that December will be at least as great as November. And here is the random winner of our...

1,501 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Orange pineapple filling

Does anyone out there have a good orange pineapple filling recipe? Or a site with filling recipes? Thanks Tara

1,137 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Dummy cakes

I have a customer that is interested in the piped rosette style cake but wants two tiers to be fake. Just wondering if anyone out there has ever done frosting like that on a dummy cake. I have used fondant but never just icing. I am wondering if...

2,410 views, 0 by artisticicingcake

artisticicingcake

How do you make Chocolate Characters/Pictures?...

Hello everyone :-) First post here… Love the website! Hopefully I can get an answer to my question :-) I’ve seen these on quite a few cakes. It looks like color flow, but with chocolate… Can someone please explain to me how this is...

4,356 views, 0 by cookiedoescake

cookiedoescake

coffee mug cake

Does anyone have any advice on making a cake that looks like a mug of coffee?

1,127 views, 0 by Tanuja

seeking a job as an assistant for a cake decorator

Hi all , I am a self learner and i have a passion for cake decorating…….i have made cakes for all the family funtions and for frinds as well…….I am settled in brisbane and would like to work for a cake decorator as an assistant……..if anybody...

1,634 views, 0 by sasha

sasha

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Hi guys, I’ve yet to try making SMBC, at the mo I use the standard recipe of butter/icing sugar……however, am keen to try it out and see what all the fuss is about!! Can anyone share a good recipe and let me know how to go about flavouring it,...

756 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

500 Members!

We are now over 500 cake decorators!!! Congratulations CakesDecor and Michal!

3,640 views, 1 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Welcome Contest

To celebrate the official launch of our CakesDecor.com, we’re excited to announce the CakesDecor Welcome Contest to reward our first active members… Every week we’ll be giving away one CakesDecor T-shirt (see image below). On December 5 and...

887 views, 0 by Little Cherry

Little Cherry

Excited

Hi guys! Just wanted to say Im so excited to be here….on a brand new site! It has so many members already and it will be fantastic to see how it grows right from the beginning! There are some fantastic cakes being uploaded so far and im just...

1,096 views, 0 by Sandra's cakes

Sandra's cakes

Silicone Moulds

I have just ought some small silicone moulds from ebay, they arrived this morning, but they really smell awful, I checked the listing & it does say they are suitable for sugarpaste, I have emailed the seller but was wondering if anyone knows...

1,282 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Welcome Contest - 4th week winner

We are in the middle of our CakesDecor Welcome Contest and it’s time to select the 4th week random winner. We’re still growing and now we have 476 cake decorators to choose from. I’m looking forward to reach the milestone 500 members. The 4th...

2,129 views, 0 by Sandy

Sandy

LEGOS

Hello all my cake friends. My baby boy will be turning 8 in December and he LOVES Legos. Can anyone help with ideas for a cake. I am feeling a bit challenged.

1,323 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

Freezing Fondant

I had someone ask me this weekend if it were possible to freeze a fondant covered cake, and then when thawed decorate it. I’ve never done something like that and I guess I would be scared to try it. Have any of you done this successfully? If...

1,376 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Daily Top 3 Badge for the way-back-when posted cakes

After launching the Daily Top 15 listing on the home page as well as the badging the Daily Top 3 cakes, we were thinking if it’s fair to those, who posted lots of cakes(some of you posted almost all of your cakes) before. To reward the...

989 views, 0 by Sweet Compositions

Sweet Compositions

Policies on desserts by other bakers

I have a bride that is trying to cut costs when it comes to her wedding cake. She has requested a small, 2 tiered wedding cake to be placed at the top of a cupcake tower but want to cut costs by having a family member do the cupcakes for the...

1,735 views, 0 by tortacouture

tortacouture

Ideas

OK, so I hope no one minds, but I thought I’d share some things I think would make this site extra awesome! OK, here goes my list (apologies if it’s long lol) 1. Really not liking the ‘randomness’ factor of the competitions – as cake...

1,003 views, 0 by metria

metria

anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals?

anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals for cake decorating toys? i was really hoping the KitchenAid pasta attachments would go on sale, but i didn’t see any evidence of it online.

921 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Happy Thanksgiving Day

I would like to wish happy Thanksgiving day to all our members, who celebrate this holiday. I hope everybody will have the opportunity to spend time with friends and family to celebrate the true meaning of the holiday. Enjoy the turkey and...

830 views, 0 by metria

metria

Event: photos from Cake Wrecks Book Tour

Last night I attended the Austin, TX stop for the Cake Wrecks Book Tour, promoting their latest release: Wreck the Halls. It was super fun and funny; I had a great time. My photos are posted here. There were plenty of neat entries for...