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8,731 views, 0 by Lisa-Jane Fudge

Lisa-Jane Fudge

"What do you use to attach ribbon to the cake board???"

I have asked this question also on my facebook page. I am desperate for a good solution. Your help would be greatly appreciated. I use double sided tape. But in humid and hot weather, it can be a real pain in the you know what!!

1,132 views, 1 by Tammy

Tammy

Making your own cake flour?

has anyone tried to make their own cake flour? if so does it work like the store kind? i currently purchase Swans Down from Wal-mart, but it can get a little pricey. i was looking up places online that will sell in bulk but didn’t find many...

5,619 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Help with Modeling Chocolate

I usually make my figures/flowers out of gumpaste and fondant but I wanted to try something new so I decided why not try modeling chocolate. After 4 failed attempts at making the chocolate myself I ended up buying a tub of it from Global Sugar...

1,822 views, 0 by Jessica

Jessica

When is the Michal Bulla Interview?

Alright Michal, correct me if I’m wrong but you did make this site right? So when are we going to see a Michal Bulla interview and learn a little more about you and what made you start this awesome site! :D

2,383 views, 0 by Alecia

Alecia

Advice/tips for grooms cake

Hi everybody! I’m new here and fairly new at cake decorating as well. I have some questions about an upcoming grooms cake I’m doing for my brother in law. He’s into photography, hiking and Irish music. I originally wanted to somehow...

3,349 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Cake heights

Hi all Am wondering what others do in terms of cake/tier heights. Am curious about a number of things….In general… 1. What height do you aim to make a finished cake? 2. What height is the baked cake, before filling and icing? (i.e. how much...

2,454 views, 2 by Janiepie

Janiepie

Moist Vanilla CC Recipe

Good Morning! I’m still searching to find a GOOD vanilla cupcake recipe that’s not too timely to make, but will stay very moist. Anyone got one?

1,086 views, 0 by Janiepie

Janiepie

Flour brand

I need to buy less expensive flour if possible. What kind of flour do you use, do you buy in bulk and from where? Is “generic” flour any good compared to While Lily?

1,366 views, 0 by Shefali

Fondant on cake

Hi i am new to Fondant icing and was curious to know – do people eat the fondant covering the cake. I often find it is peeled off when people eat the cake. thanks

3,264 views, 0 by Elena Z

Elena Z

Advice/Ideas for a 30th Birthday/Superbowl party cake (female)

Hi everyone! I need help coming up with a simple but thoughtful cake idea for a girlfriend who is turning 30 and hosting a SuperBowl/Birthday party at her house. It’ll probably be for about 30 ppl and though I want it to be more for her...

1,165 views, 0 by Jess B

Jess B

Dummy/Display cakes

I am wanting to make my first display/dummy cake. I was wondering if any of you have done them yet and if so did you use royal icing or buttercream icing to stick the fondant to the dummy? Any help and tips is appreciated :-)

1,355 views, 0 by Kayleigh

Bride and groom topper?

I am making 60 cupcakes and an 8" cake for a weddin and they have just asked me if I can make a bride and groom topper to look like them for the cake, I just wondered if anyone had any idea how much you would charge for something like this as I...

1,020 views, 0 by Janiepie

Janiepie

buying big?

I have a small building in my yard for my part time caking. I was interested in buying wholesale ingrediants but don’t need a HUGE amount at the time. What do you do? Sooooo many trips to the grocery store get old AND expensive!

1,267 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

2012 Facebook Giveaway Winners

Today is the final day of our CakesDecor Facebook Giveaway and I would like to thank all of you, who participated in it. Here are the random draw winners (We’ve used random.org): Sweet Art Supplies Christa Bradfield Kohlhouse Little...

3,467 views, 0 by GabyK

Pazzles vs. Silhouette

Hello there! I’m planning to buy a cutter for my cake decorations, definitely the cricut cake is out of the picture because of the cartridges, but I found this 2 other options, the pazzles http://pazzles.net/store/ and the silhouette cameo...

1,000 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

1,000 Decorators

We are now over 1,000 decorators! Yea for Cakesdecor.com and thank you again, Michal. Congratulations and thank you for letting us all be part of this great, exciting site! It rocks!

25,948 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Help! Cookie pricing

I was hoping that some of you ladies could help me. I have never sold cookies before and was wondering how to price them. A customer would like 24 stars with name on them packaged to travel with. Please help me!! Thank you!

2,668 views, 0 by Amanda Reinsbach

Amanda Reinsbach

MN Cottage Food Law

Hello to all the MN bakers out there! I am posting about the MN Cottage Food Law that is out there trying to get passed. Here is the information about it: I, petition my Minnesota state legislators to enact a Cottage Foods bill authorizing the...

1,598 views, 2 by tortacouture

tortacouture

Updated Ganaching, Covering, Smoothing and Stacking

Hey Guys, So I had posted a bit of a tutorial on here about how to get sharp edges on cakes, well I’ve just uploaded a very detailed tutorial on how I ganache, cover, smooth and stack my cakes in case anyone is interested. If you go to my...

1,398 views, 1 by Melissa

Melissa

Petal effect

Hello, fellow cakers~ Would anyone like to share how to do the petal effect technique, or point me in the direction of a tutorial? TIA!