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1,304 views, 0 by CrystalMemories


Bunting Material?

I want to put a bunting on my next cake, but I mostly only see fabric or paper buntings. In my head I was doing it with gum paste/fondant (with the exception of the string and sticks). Would that work or would they be too heavy? I hate to waste...

1,441 views, 0 by Janiepie


Source for flavorings

Does anyone have a good economic site for ordering flavors and extracts online?

1,698 views, 0 by Sweets By Monica

Sweets By Monica

A Good King Cake Recipe

I was wondering if anyone has made a king cake before. I live near New Orleans and I have people ask me all the time, “Do you make king cake?” It is a huge tradition here and my customers say they would love it if I could make those for them too.

2,149 views, 0 by CrystalMemories


How much to charge for a cake topper?

So, I have an order to just do a cake topper. The client is moving and wants to transport it to their next location and have it on hand when they get there to place on a cake. They want a 6″×6″ flat square that is fairly simple. What would you...

6,461 views, 0 by Karen


Kitchen Aid Mixer or Cuisinart SM-70 7-Quart Stand Mixers

I’m looking to get a bigger mixer. I have the Kitchen aid 5 qt and it’s the go to for mixers but checked out the cuisinart. The cuisinart is half the price. Does it matter? Could use your experience/opinions. Thank you.

2,648 views, 2 by tortacouture


Top 3

This is mainly for Michal, but if anyone agrees then feel free to say (or if you don’t agree then feel free also). I don’t like that the number of views is counted as part of the algorithm for picking the top 3 cakes. I don’t think it has ANY...

5,673 views, 0 by Tiffany Palmer

Tiffany Palmer

Issues with buttercream cracking...

Recently I have been having real issues with my buttercream icing cracking. I use a crusting buttercream and viva to smooth. It always comes out nice and smooth but any movement at all once the cake is decorated and it seems to get cracks in it...

19,927 views, 1 by pink sugar frosting

pink sugar frosting

icing made with sugar and gelatin powder

hello cake friends .does any one know about the icing which is made with confectionery sugar and gelatin powder and its dries rock hard like gum paste but for a gum paste we have to let it dry for a few days and this one dries instantly

3,716 views, 0 by Tammy


getting "sharp" edges on your fondant

ok, i know this has come up already and Torta has made a turtorial and given some fantastic advice! but i think i found a product that will make some of your fondant decorating a little easier. i found this product but was a little reluctant in...

1,128 views, 0 by countrybumpkincakes



what size ribbon does everone recommend/use regularly for wedding/chritening cakes stuck between getting a 15mm or 25mm(their 25metre rolls so want to make sure get right one) many thanks for any input :)

3,290 views, 1 by SarahBeth3


Mold Putty

I am wanting to make my own molds in the most inexpensive way. I have heard of using “EasyMold Silicone Putty” from Michaels, but it is not available at my Michaels. Also, someone said in a review of said product that they would recommend...

1,055 views, 0 by MommyJan


Has anyone got advise for a simple bakugan cake topper for an 8-yr old boy? thanks in advance

1,249 views, 0 by Sharon Zambito

Sharon Zambito

Hi everybody!

Hello everyone! Just discovered your wonderful site. happy to be here! Sharon Zambito

3,081 views, 0 by BeesNees


Chocolate cigarellos & roses

Hi all I have a cake to do coming up which involves a lot of chocolate cigarellos and chocolate roses (both white and dark – with molding chocolate). I haven’t done much work with chocolate to date, so if anyone has any pointers or words of...

4,617 views, 1 by BeesNees


Tall/deep cakes

Hi all. I’m intrigued by these deeper cakes that seem to be all the trend these days. I’m keen to give them a go, but interested in knowing how people generally tackle them. Do people have any additional supports in them given the additional...

2,181 views, 0 by Aida Martinez

Aida Martinez

Edible Printer

I would like to get myself a edible printer, but I am not sure which one to get. Canon or Epson. Any tips.

1,065 views, 0 by ArtisticIcingCakes


To all my fellow Georgia cake decorators- Enact a Cottage Food Law in the State of Georgia! Please click on the link above to sign this petition. Thank you! :-D

1,599 views, 0 by cakes by khandra

cakes by khandra

cake making

when making cakes what do you use… cake mix or make it for scratch?

1,401 views, 0 by Ansa


Silicone cake pop pan

Ive seen the metal cake pop pans but I’m looking for the silicone cake pop pan. The metal one I found at Bed Bath &Beyond – the silicone pan is slightly smaller. Has anyone seen them? Thanks- Ansa

1,730 views, 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Favorite & Least Favorite Part of Making a Cake

What are your favorite and least favorite part of making a cake. Do you like thinking up the design, the actual baking, or do you love the decorating. I love thinking up the design, making all the little details, and the decorating. Playing...