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9,990 views, 0 by Michelle Amore Cakes

Michelle Amore Cakes

"Blending" fondant

Hi, I am trying and make this Mickey Mouse figurine by Torte in Pasta di Zucchero Sugar Factory and she “blends” the mouth piece of fondant with the “eye” piece of fondant so there are no lines. Is anyone able to explain to me how...

1,688 views, 0 by Elin

Elin

Tutorials

Yesterday I got into this pinterest thing and linked up to a lot and lot of tutorials out there. Maybe it can be usefull for anyone else than me too :) http://pinterest.com/elinrajadurai/tutorials-figures/ I also have a couple of tutorials on...

1,541 views, 0 by Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Let's talk Mixers: whatcha got, whatcha love, whatcha hate?

I’ll start. I’ve burned out my second Kitchen Aid in less then a year. My first kitchen aid 5qt lasted over 25 years, and it’s still running. (I gave it to a friend) My husband replaced it for me with a refurbished 6qt about ten years ago. It...

829 views, 0 by Angelica

Angelica

Looking for.......

Several months ago I saw several pictures of some cupcake cakes (pull apart cakes) that had tissue paper on the sides as decoration. I thought the decorator was on FB, I looked through all of my “Likes”, and came up with nothing. I’ve Googled,...

2,025 views, 0 by BellaCakes & Confections

BellaCakes & Confections

Egg Free, Dairy Free Vanilla Cake Recipe! Help!?!

I have been asked to do an egg free dairy free cake for a little girls birthday party next weekend. I have tried 3 recipes that I found online. But, none of them where very good. Does anyone know Of a recipe thats great? I would be forever...

9,157 views, 1 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Cake mix vs. Cake from scratch

I realized that a lot of people use cake mixes versus making the cake from scratch. I’m wondering what is your preference here on Cakesdecor.com and why?

894 views, 0 by Lainie

Lainie

Vegan baking

Hi fellow cakers! I’ve had a recent request to make vegan pastries. Can anyone point me to a good resource for vegan recipes please? thank you in advance!

669 views, 0 by countrybumpkincakes

countrybumpkincakes

marzipan for 6 large battenbergs

*how much marzipan will i need to cover *six 6″×12″ battenberg wedding cakes….?

2,421 views, 0 by Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones

Nut free Sugar paste ?

Hi, I’ve been asked to do a cake for a young boy who has a bad nut allergy he cannot eat products that have been made in a factory that uses nuts so im having real bother sourcing some sugar paste for his muppet’s cake. apart from making my own...

13,978 views, 0 by Maria Davis

Maria Davis

Carrots turning green in carrot cakes!

I have only baked less than a dozen carrot cakes over the past 2 years. The last 3 that I made (over the course of a few months), the carrots turned green after baking. I’ve googled this and learned that it’s a chemical reaction, but haven’t read...

3,107 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Negative feedback

Has any of you ever received a negative feedback about your work? If so how did it make you feel, and how did you handle it? I just got one and I feel very bad about. It makes me want to dig a hole and hide. I made a cake for someone the past...

1,156 views, 0 by Brittany

Brittany

How do you handle it??

Have you ladies ever had someone be under you, watch you, and ask questions just so that they could steal business from you? What I don’t understand is, why not just ask for what you want to know? I like to help people w/ whatever I know [someone...

905 views, 0 by Cakelicious_Luzern

Wedding Cake Question...

Hello Everyone, I am hoping someone can help me here. I am just staring out. I am making my first wedding cake: it is for 90 people and I am not sure what to charge since it is my first wedding. Any ideas on how to go about this? My other...

1,031 views, 0 by Margie

Has anyone else received this e-mail?

I receive an e-mail from someone who saw my posts here, and she said she would like to get to know me better, and would not want to do so thru the public posting. She left her e-mail, but I did not open it or copy it down (dummy) I just marked...

1,759 views, 0 by The Cake Boutique Manila

Help! Construction advice needed for an "illusion" cake

hi cake friends! I’m making a circus themed cake for a friend’s daughter. My idea is to make a circus ring with a strong man standing on top balancing a circus tent with his hands over his head. I just need some reassurance on how I am planning...

2,333 views, 0 by marlyn rivera

marlyn rivera

can you help me find good cake to cover with fondant?

hi everyone! i been using a chocolate cake to cover with fondant…but sadly my fondant just teared apart and starting to melt….and my cake looks like melting too..can i use any kind of cake to cover with fondant? here is the recipe i am using...

2,630 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Need some help mixing colors

Hi, have any of you ever worked with this color called coral reef? I am trying to make it because I can’t find anything similar to it in stores or online. Can anyone help please. Here is a link where you can get a visual:...

1,411 views, 0 by nathalie

Humidity...

Hi , I’ve read you’re new recipe about buttercream for resisting to moisure .. I desesparetly check out for a gumpast recipe, fondant recipe which could dry fast and keep dry for a long. I live in Caraibean Island and prepar cake decorations is...

1,356 views, 0 by Wandee

cookies and cream cupcakes with frosting ?

Can anyone here share the best cookies and cream cupcakes with frosting. Thank You aLL.

1,398 views, 0 by Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones

EGG,NUT and DAIRY FREE recipe?

Hi, was wondering can anyone help me I have had a request for a a cake without eggs dairy or nuts, any i have tried off the internet have been horrid with no taste, this lady’s daughter is coming 5 and has never had a proper birthday cake I would...