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1,848 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Scam orders

Just received this and wanted to share this with everyone. I immediately knew it was some sort of scam or joke but when I googled her email address it was confirmed. Elizabeth Kerr has sent you a message using your contact form at:...

8,334 views, 0 by Nikki Belleperche

Nikki Belleperche

Carpel Tunnel and piping.

I have the beginning stages of carpel tunnel, and have before I ever even started decorating. To any other bakers with this problem, or ones similar, do you have any advice on how to improve your piping while dealing with it? How to pipe longer?...

15,252 views, 0 by Loren Ebert

Loren Ebert

Male Torso Cake

Hello Fabulous Cake Artists! I need your advice… I’ve been asked to make a cake similar to this one (giggle giggle!) and I’m not sure how to go about it. http://www.flickr.com/photos/creativecakesbyjulie/5127080998/ I’m thinking I would...

4,182 views, 0 by zaib

iphone cake tips

Hi . i am a newbie to cake decorating . can anyone please share a tutorial of how to make an iphone cake . thank you.

1,582 views, 0 by Latrell

Latrell

Want to start cake decorating business

Hi All, I want to start a cake decorating business, but I am not sure how to start a home based cake business that will make a profit. How long does it take to see profit? Do most of you cakers keep your day job? Just basically want to know...

2,269 views, 1 by CathyC

CathyC

Stacking

I could really use some help. I could use some tips for successful stacking. I’ve noticed that sometimes my cakes come out a little uneven, do you have any tips for perfect stacking? Thanks.

11,225 views, 0 by Ansa

Ansa

fondant vs buttercream price

When pricing cakes, do you all charge more for fondant vs buttercream or swiss buttercream? Id like to start making some fondant cake but I dont want to make it. I think buying the Satin Ice Fondant would be ok for me to use, however then I...

1,007 views, 0 by StuckOnTheFarm

good firm recipe for ball cake?

Hello! I am going to attamt my first teapot cake with the winton ball pan. I m concerned about the cake holing it’s shape. Does anyone have a good recipe to share for this kind of shape? Any other tips for a teapot cake? Any help is very much...

932 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

What camera are you using.

I have a nikon dslr camera and looking for a small compact camera with great quality. Can anyone suggest a couple.

1,950 views, 0 by Lailaa

Lailaa

Cake Cricut Mini

Hi Everyone, So My Lovely Niece just bought me a Cake Cricut for my Birthday!!! I Have Not used it yet but I Alreadly love it LOL. I was wondering if any of you have experience with Cake Cricuts? If so will it be possible for me to use edible...

1,968 views, 0 by MommyJan

phineas and ferb

Hello cakers, anybody has any idea how to do phineas and ferb character? thanks in advance…

2,036 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

grease proof cupcake liners

hi all can anyone help me, I am looking for some really nice colorful or even peacock themed cupcake liners that are grease proof for a wedding I am doing this summer. If anyone has a place they order them from that the could recommend that would...

5,576 views, 0 by marlyn rivera

marlyn rivera

how to lessen the sweetness of fondant

Most of my customer said that fondant is too sweet. I’m using mmf and i also tried to use the homemade fondant(the one with glucose ingredient), both are too sweet for me! I was thinking that fondant is really sweet and was made for people who...

7,514 views, 0 by Latrell

Latrell

Question about Practicing Cake Decorating Techniques

I know that my question my sound strange, but what is the best way to learn cake techniques and did you all learn them in any particular order. How often do you practice and when practicing do you always use real cakes or foam cake dummies? ...

1,529 views, 0 by Little Cherry

Little Cherry

Advanced Cake classes

anyone know of any? I recently missed an awesome one which I wasnt able to attend due to multiple reasons, travel, money, too busy etc It was a class with Kaysie Lackey. Im just wondering if anyone knows of anyone in the UK who runs classes...

775 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

How to post pics from iPad.

Does anyone know how to post a cake pic from your iPad? Thanks so much!

1,435 views, 0 by paula0712

In search of a good gluten free chocolate cake recipe for wedding cake

I’ve seen some really nice cakes made on here made from gf recipes! I have an order for a gf chocolate wedding cake and can’t find a recipe! Would anyone be willing to share theirs? Thank you in advance!

20,033 views, 0 by SongbirdSweets

SongbirdSweets

Mixer turning white frosting grey

When I try to make Swiss Meringue Butter Cream Icing my Kitchen Aid is turn the frosting grey every time. Anyone have any idea why this is happening. Sometimes this happens with my vanilla cake mix too.

2,782 views, 0 by cheryl arme

cheryl arme

air brushing fondant

Hi everyone! How long does it take for airbrushed food color to dry before you can airbrush more. Thanks!

1,237 views, 0 by Jessica

Jessica

What are your top 3 favorite decorating tools?

If you had to pick 3 tools you couldn’t live without what would you pick? Mine are: 1) Ateco Silicone Fondant Mat 2) My clay gun 3) A sharp X-Acto Knife I’m curious what others would pick!