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436 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Posting video

Hi everyone. I have just made a wedding cake…two bobble heads. My 13 year old son has done a really cool video of the whole making of it which goes for about one minute. It is not a tutorial so I can’t post it there. Does anyone know where I can...

321 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

simple syrup using apricot jam

Hi I have some apricot jam left over from a fruit cake I made (it was used to brush the fruit cake before adding thr marzipan) and I dont have any use for it now so was wondering if I can make a simple syrup from it to add to vanilla or chocolate...

2,695 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Advice Needed on Covering a Frozen Cake

Hey everyone I need some advice here. I have seen a ton of posts on here about freezing cakes but I have a slightly different issue here. I was wondering if anyone tried to cover a frozen ganached cake with fondant? I am thinking a frozen cake...

650 views, 0 by CakeyCake

CakeyCake

Ring of DOOM

Gah! We’ve all been there, haven’t we? You put so much effort into your cakes, trying to ensuring they are flawless and then an hour or so after covering, one side of the sugarpaste/fondant starts to balloon out… yes, it’s the dreaded ring of...

2,351 views, 0 by Cake Creations by ME - Mayra Estrada

Cake Creations by ME - Mayra Estrada

I need help with Giant Cupcake Cake

Hi, I have a customer asking me the price for a giant cupcake cake. I have never made one of these and need some help, please. I am not sure if there are different pan sizes, what is the best pan to use and how many will it feed. Also, how do...

399 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

how to put a patch of better cream on a cake that is al ready iced with a different color

So I’m doin this ninja turtle cake and want it to look like the picture but I can’t seem to smooth the better cream on with out mixing the colors

551 views, 0 by maroongrad

Using straws?

Hi, Amateur with a question. I’ve been hunting online for an answer and apparently I need cardboard and about a dozen straws…for a two-layer cake. I’m doubting this…so here I am! I’m making a 2-level cake using a pair of 9" and a pair of 8"...

432 views, 0 by Zoe

Zoe

Zoe

Hi – just joining the group. I bake for fun/friends and I’m still learning. I’m always looking for ideas, tips and tricks! Thanks!

990 views, 0 by Creations

fondant on chilled cakes? yes or no

I made a three tier fondant cake for a baptism. .by the time I got to the venue the fondant was sagging and the cake was collapsing. The day was very humid and hot outside..what I can i use to deliver cake and keep it cool so it won’t happen...

465 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Anyone good on Photoshop ?

Hello Trying to save an image with no background, but every time I save and email photo a white background appears ! Help please x

800 views, 1 by BeautifulFairy

Fondant making tutorials?

Hi there! New to this and my daughter is about to turn 1! Really want to get into cake making as I plan on doing ALL her cakes until she tells me she doesn’t want me to anymore ha. Just starting out though… can anyone tell me if there is a...

620 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Silicone Onlays help

Hello Does anyone have any advise on onlays, was trying out my new mat and can’t remove the excess pieces. Not sure if I need to roll thine but I rolled as thin as I could. Advise please x

483 views, 0 by TheOrangeLily

Cake and filling flavors catalog?

Hello everyone! I need your advice here. I’m re-arranging my cake and filling flavors ‘cause I use perishable fillings. It’s summer here so the cakes need to be chilled. Well, don’t need to explain what happens when you take a fondant cake out of...

944 views, 1 by SugarCainSweets

Need Help with Guitar Cake!

Hi all, I was “volunteered” by a dear friend to make her a guitar cake. But not just any guitar cake – a Stevie Ray Vaughn guitar cake. 3D – no way around it. I am going to try to attempt the water color on fondant technique since I do not have...

824 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Whats the most expensive bit of equipment you've ever bought for your cakes ?

Just for fun, Whats the most expensive bit of equipment you’ve ever bought for your cakes ? Mine would be my kitchen aid, edible printer and airbrush kit 😆

763 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Torting before freezing???

Hi all I was wondering if I leveled and torted a cooled cake prior to freezing would it dry out since I exposed the inside of the cake? Does anyone have any experience with this? Do you find this to NOT be the case as long as the cake is wrapped...

611 views, 6 by Delicut Cakes

Delicut Cakes

Celebrating our 2000th comment

Hi there CakesDecorians! With this post, and just as the title says, we are celebrating our 2000th comment so, “Here’s to the next 5000 mark!” share a glass of champers with us and of course a piece of cake!

353 views, 2 by Dora Th.

Dora Th.

I'm back too !!!

Hello cakelovers !!! I missed you so much :) !!! I just moved to my new home (finally ) !!!! I’m so sorry for not responding to your lovely creations but I didn’t have internet connection !! I’m back now and I can’t wait to see your lovely ideas...

525 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

How many Layers

Being new to baking I am wondering is it best to make cakes with 2 thick layers or do people tend to prefer 3 or 4 thinner layers with more filling? Or as a baker is there advantages/disadvantages of one way or the other in terms of torting,...