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2,391 views, 0 by Carrie Freeman

Carrie Freeman

Pricing Help!!

I started my business 6 months ago and the one thing I have trouble with is pricing. I made 2 military cakes for a lady and I believe what I charged was fair, but the lady acted like it was too much. If you could go to my page and look at the 2...

1,209 views, 1 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Banana Cake

Hi, Bakers, I need a FABULOUS banana cake recipe for cupcakes – I’m doing an anniversary cupcake tower and lots of people will be in attendance at this party (awesome for networking) – LOL. All recipes will be welcome… :)

976 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Welcome Contest - 8th week winner

Last week we were about to announce the last winner of our stylish T-shirt. Since it was Christmas holiday, we decided to do the random draw one week later. Here is the 8th week random winner of CakesDecor Welcome Contest funfetti ...

2,555 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I would like to thank you all for helping to make this site a great resource of cake decorating inspiration and the place where we can chat with our friends. Seeing this site blossom has been the best Christmas present I could get! I hope in the...

931 views, 0 by sweetonyou

sweetonyou

My photo won't upload

I’m trying to add a photo but it looks like it just keeps trying to upload without ever finishing. Anyone know why?

884 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

HAPPY NEW YEAR

I would like to thank all the baker friends I’ve made throughout 2011 for their support, tips and advice on how to be the best cake designer I can be. May 2012 be everything you want it to be and may we continue to be a family of cake creators...

1,794 views, 0 by tortacouture

tortacouture

Credit where credit is due

OK, so this is a rant of sorts, but this kind of this infuriates me! If you use another cake decorators cake as inspiration, or hell, if you blatantly copy it, would it really kill people to at least acknowledge that they’ve done so? A quick...

1,018 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Welcome Contest - 7th week winner

This week was really special – we have posted our first CakesDecor Interview with Peggy Does Cake and I think it was very successful and inspirational. I’m looking forward to read the next one. *Here is the 7th week random winner of CakesDecor...

1,214 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

Beautiful on the Inside

I have seen where some of you have used a different colored cake in a particular shape inside your cake and it looks amazing when cut into. (a heart, a clover…) Well, I think I am ready to try this but I have no idea how y’all do it! Do any of...

3,213 views, 0 by Kiddiekakes

Kiddiekakes

only have devils food mixes..Can I make into Red Velvet...How?

Okay…I live in Canada and we can’t get DH red velvet mixes here.My mom always brings them back for me when she is in the US..However I only have 1 mix left..I need 52 cupcakes for an order…I read somewhere that you can turn Devils food mixes into...

1,967 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Cricut Cake

Does anyone use the cricut cake for the cakes or cookies they make?

2,870 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

need a quick pour icing recipe

hi everyone! has anyone tried/have a quick pour icing recipe. i would be using it to ice cookies and need it to dry to a hard finish like royal icing. thanks so much for the help!

1,489 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...

1,819 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

1,309 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...

2,995 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...

4,939 views, 0 by cookiedoescake

cookiedoescake

coffee mug cake

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

1,353 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...

1,959 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,...

927 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

500 Members!

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