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374 views, 0 by Katie

Advice on Heat

Hi, I’ve been asked to create a display cake but have been told that it’s going to be in a hot place so it needs heat resistant icing. I’m going to use dummies but is sugar paste going to be ok? It’ll have a chance to dry before it goes and I...

509 views, 0 by Federica


I'm new here!

Hi everybody, I am Federica, from Italy! I do love baking and decorating cakes and I will be glad to share my creations with you :-)

400 views, 0 by Rhian -Higgins Home Bakes

Just wanted to say hello

Hi I’m Rhian I wanted to say hello. My son and I are tentatively starting our own cake and dessert business part time- entitled “Higgins Home Bakes”. I have been baking since I was a child and just to put that in to contexts my 50th birthday is...

422 views, 0 by The Sweet Boutique

The Sweet Boutique

We are glad to join you!

Welcome to The Sweet Boutique, a bakery with sweet treats that "Satisfy All of Your Baking Needs.” Cakes, Cupcakes, and Cookies for all occasions.

527 views, 0 by Shut Your Cake Hole

Shut Your Cake Hole


Hi, id like to introduce myself as I’m new to Cakes Decor! I’m relatively new to the cake decorating industry as I only just started my business earlier this year! Before then I was a pro singer for 24 years but retired from it when I had my...

1,431 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

What would you do, If you don't need money for living?

I was just wondering what would you do If you don’t need money for living? What is your Dream Job? I’m pretty sure that there are many of you who would quit their daily jobs right away, but there are many of you who like what they are doing for...

976 views, 1 by Sharon


Help with design

Hello everyone. I’m stumped on how to make this cake. I can’t seem to get the picture large enough with great detail. I can’t decide if it is a stencil, impression mat or just plain hand piped dots. Any suggestions??

1,947 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to deal with Unhappy customers...

I recently did a cake for someone and she flat out told me she didnt like it. She told me she wanted a small 2 tier cake airbrushed gold, with roses. She emphasized that she didnt want a big cake because she would be going to dinner with her...

1,007 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

Wedding cake set up advice (eek!)

Hi everyone I have my very first wedding cake order coming up in the next few weeks and I’m hoping to get some advice on setting up at the venue. The cake will be a three-tier rustic-style buttercreamed cake (not nerve-wracking at all for a...

409 views, 0 by Paulanichols

Filling layers in the pan!

Hey y’all! Does anybody use this technique? Filling cakes in the pan they were baked in? I would live some advice….. Is it better to use a four in pan and torte to four layers? Doesn’t the filling run off the sides causing a problem of...

513 views, 0 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Is there a trick to tagging?

Hi I can’t seem to see any tags on my cakes. I add them and separate by a comma but they never show up. I have tried a few different ways of separation using spaces and no spaces. Can you see the tags but I can’t or am I doing something wrong?

614 views, 0 by MissLOLeary


Need some urgent advice please!! Ref fondant icing and tiered cakes!

Hi everyone, this is my first time/post on this website so thank you for having me!! I have made a three tiered cake for a friends birthday… However the icing (rolled out fondant icing) has not gone to plan. It has a bunched at the bottom...

745 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


How to price your cakes

How do you price your cakes? Would it be too expensive for a 10" chocolate cake filled with a whole cheesecake covered with fondant and a soccer ball on top for $70? Need tips pls…

652 views, 0 by Middymee

Naked cakes

Am currently in the process of making sugar roses and daisies for a flower cascade for a naked (3 tier) wedding cake. Just had a moment of panic regarding attatching them to the cake! Normally I would use flower pics and/or royal icing. However,...

830 views, 0 by Mandy


Have you ever wanted to tell a client "oh no not that style again"

Have got back from a meeting with a lovely couple who wanted to talk about their wedding next year and get an idea of a cake. Great I thought, something different to get my teeth into, until she said she wanted a cascade of red and white roses...

882 views, 2 by Nijo


Urgent help

I need to deliver this cake tomorrow. It’s a simple cake except the glass. I am going to buy isomalt now but having double thoughts about it. I have never worked with isomalt or even sugar before. Now I have 3 options: 1. Isomalt 2. Sugar...

958 views, 0 by Sharon


Feelings about copying others work?...

Well, myself personally, I think it’s ok as long as you don’t tell anyone that it’s your original design. There are millions of cake pictures on the web and brides are always bringing me pictures of cakes they like. Most of my brides do take...

814 views, 1 by Jenniffer White

Jenniffer White

I was asked to join panel of experts on a webinar!

A week or so ago I was contacted by Minette Rushing (of Custom Cakes of Savannah fame) and asked if I would be willing to serve as a panelist on a wedding cake marketing webinar! Well, of course I would!! The webinar is titled “Wedding Cakes –...

428 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


royal blue flowers

I am making some blossoms flowers and they need to be royal blue. I got some petal dust but is not exactly the royal blue I need and it’s 2 late for me to order online. Can I paint the flowers with gel color? Thanks

2,930 views, 16 by Daantje


Your first cake and your last cake :-)

I really don’t now of there is a topic about this! But i think it is fun too see your first ever maked cake and than see your last!! I go first! Hehe don’t laugh