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1,633 views, 1 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Are you a procrastinator?

I am such a big procrastinator! In fact, I seem to get my best work done when I am under pressure! Right now I should be working on a cake, but here I am on CakesDecor checking out everyone’s lovely work. Anyone else a big procrastinator, or...

766 views, 0 by Caroline

Caroline

Entering a local show

Hi everyone, Im new to Cakes Decor and this is my first forum topic so please forgive me if this has been asked a thousand times before. There’s a spring fair in town next weekend and they have a cake baking competition. I thought it might be...

863 views, 0 by Terry Campbell

Terry Campbell

Uploading Photo question

I have a problem with my photos uploading sideways. I have changed the rotation on my computer but it still uploads the same. Can you edit once they are uploaded. Help – I look stupid.

785 views, 0 by lorieleann

lorieleann

What does the Facebook "share" counter refer to on gallery photos?

I had posted a photo of a cake and it has next to it 25 Facebook shares. Does this mean the 25 people have shared this to their FB timelines? Is this trackable to see where or who has shared it? I don’t see it re-posted on the CakesDecor wall,...

1,031 views, 0 by Chenai Pise

Chenai Pise

Start large or small?

Hie everyone, I am new to the cake business, is it okay to start baking a wedding cake or a birthday cake?

724 views, 0 by HimaliPatel

HimaliPatel

Carrot Cake Recipe

Today we have a commonly loved and baked dessert consisting of carrots. Mommy reads out stories where bunnies love carrots and when moms bake them it is easy to feed a child with them along with dessert. Ingrediants: 1. 250 gms or 2-3 cups of...

2,898 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Hennessy Bottle Cake

A friend of miness would like me to make her a 3D Hennessy liquor bottle I’ve made the 2D version (laying down) but I dont know what size cakes to start with and how to go from there. She needs it to feed about 20 people, so what size cakes...

1,659 views, 3 by Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

MrsCake Wins the Front Cover of Cake Masters Halloween Edition!!

I’m so proud and excited of Cakenweenie co-collaborator Tracy Prescott for winning the Cake Masters Halloween Painted Cake Competition! Tracy’s amazing work graced the cover of Cake Masters Halloween Edition. What a well deserved win, this...

1,198 views, 0 by Rachel

Rachel

2 Tiers

Newbie here… I am making my first 2 tiered cake this weekend. It’s for an outdoor party, so I wont really have access to much at the destination. I’m just wondering, do you guys usually bring them to places unstacked, or do you stack them at...

1,193 views, 0 by Mark

Mark

Wire frame for posing figures Help

Hi everyone, I need some help I’m looking for the best thing to use for moulding gumpaste around for poseable figures, I want something fairly thick fir the fondant to stick to, I’ve seen on cake boss on tv they use a brown wired material does...

1,102 views, 0 by MRose

Cmc or tylose

Whats the difference between cmc and tylose. Does anyone make their own gum paste? Does any one have a good recipe to share?

907 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Glow in the Dark

A while ago I saw a food network challenge where Kaysie Lackey made her cake glow in the dark. I can’t remember what she used to do it. I want to try to make a cake glow in a few months and was wondering if anyone remembered or knew how to make...

798 views, 0 by SupermansGG

Superman Fortress Cake

How do you make the strips of white chocolate for the Superman Fortress of Steel Cake? What size pans should I use? I’ve never done this before but I love the cake and want to make it for my grandson’s birthday.

1,360 views, 0 by MyTeaCakes

Daily top 3

Hi all… Has anyone able to have a screen shot or snap shoot of the daily top 3 cakes last sept 19, 2013? My cake was on top 3 but was not able to check it bec I was busy with cakes my daughter, Can u please share it with if u were able to...

1,073 views, 0 by SSCreations

SSCreations

How do you deal with family who orders novelty cakes from another person?

I was wondering if anyone can share their experiences and if anyone can help me not take it to heart. I just really sad about it at the moment. Cake decorating is a hobby of mine, it’s my canvas. It is never about the money. I attended my...

1,572 views, 1 by Kendra Hicks

Kendra Hicks

BLOW OUT

Lately, I’ve been experiencing blow outs on my fondant-covered cakes. Here’s my process: I fill my cakes and let them sit on the counter overnight to settle. I refrigerate them until they’re solid and then I ganache them. I let them sit in...

799 views, 0 by Chenai Pise

Chenai Pise

Can i let my best friend down?

Hello everyone, my best friend wants me to make a cake for her wedding. My big worry is that, it is my first time to bake a weddings cake; I do birthday cakes for small number of people. Her wedding has about 300 guests and the wedding is on 14...

887 views, 0 by Mollie

Mollie

I do not like the taste of my butter meringue frosting.

So I made my first butter meringue frosting wan was really excited. I made it exactly like the instructions and it turned out looking great, except I hated the taste. IMO the frosting does not taste good because it has too much butter. I love the...

698 views, 0 by Cupcake Delight

Cupcake Delight

Help needed

Hi I am new to cakes decor . I was wandering if anyone had any tips, as I don’t really know what I’m doing. I have posted a couple of pictures of my work on here and have received some lovely comments. How do I reply to a comment? I am looking...

962 views, 0 by Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

Auckland

I’m heading to Aukland NZ tomorrow does anyone know of any good cake decorating shops there, worth visiting?