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750 views, 0 by Michelle Amore Cakes

Michelle Amore Cakes

Piping Tip?

Is anyone please able to tell me what tip has been used on these cupcake….. TIA Mich

11,107 views, 0 by Cakes by Maray

Cakes by Maray

Inserting wired Sugar flowers in cake

Hello everyone! I am pretty new to cake decorating and I desperately need your advice. I have read numerous times how you should not insert wires in cake. I have also read that if you covered the wire in floral tape and white chocolate, it...

4,087 views, 0 by Smckinney07

What type of Fondant do you use?

I’m wondering what type of fondant everyone uses. More orders are coming in and I simply don’t have time to make my own fondant always. I love Pearl Clay but the Pettinice is too soft without the chocolate (and I think that’s more for decorations...

2,481 views, 0 by Kendra Hicks

Kendra Hicks

Design Dilemma on Mehndi Pattern

Hey, guys. I have a design dilemma and I would appreciate your advice. A bride has contacted me requesting a wedding cake with a design similar to this one by Jen’s Cakes. Here’s my dilemma: I’m NOT a great piper and I definitely know...

718 views, 0 by GinaS

Sugaredproductions website

How many of you have checked out Sharon Zambito’s new website? The name of it is Sharon has done a super job of putting it together. There are lots of great tutorials- some by guest instructors – and she will be...

2,221 views, 0 by Bakermama


Fondant petals on a buttercream cake?

I have a request for this cake for an upcoming wedding ~ only she insists it be a buttercream cake. 4 tiers. 4 tiers and petals I can handle, but petals on buttercream…. makes me nervous!! Would you do it? Do you think it will hold up??

1,407 views, 0 by Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

Male decorators head count

Hi, I am just curious to know out of the thousands of people using this site how many male decorators do we have? May be 5% or less!

531 views, 0 by 3DSweets

Help with precise division, Buttercream colors

I’m making a science beaker cake (the upside-down triangular shape) and want to frost the “liquid” in one color and the “empty” party in another. I’d love to get that line really, really sharp and level. I’ll be using buttercream rather than...

1,663 views, 0 by Sharon Young

Sharon Young

Royal Icing or Fondant

I have been making cakes for over 30 years.. and way back then it was very unusual to see cakes decorated in anything other than Royal Icing or Buttercream… I took a little break from making cakes, as my children thought it was un cool to have...

950 views, 0 by SugarPearls


How to use JEM butterfly cutter set

How do you use JEM butterfly cutters? I have seen people make beautiful lace butterflies using these cutters, so I went ahead and ordered a set. When I received them I was so exited to use them but didn’t realize how tricky they are. After...

1,494 views, 0 by ExpertAmateur

Fondant Recipe That Doesn't Crack

Hi everyone! I have been lurking around the community for a while and I think you are all amazing. I was hoping I could get some advice from you all and maybe an alternative recipe. Right now I use marshmallow fondant, mostly just because it...

870 views, 0 by Janine Lister

Janine Lister

Ganache under fondant

Hi, i am wanting to try using ganache under my sugarpaste. I was just wondering how long does ganache last before it goes bad without being stored in the fridge. Just confused on the safety with it being made with cream. Thanks!!

901 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Not receiving notifications any more??

Hi everyone, has anyone else noticed you’ve not been receiving notifications when people you follow post cakes? I used to get a message when I first started following members, but haven’t had a notification for months now. Does anyone have any...

997 views, 0 by sft


When you wrap raffia around the bottom of the cake does it absorb the grease from the buttercream like ribbon does? Thanks in advance

757 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Crumbcoating on cakes

Hi, I have a question – how much buttercream do you use when crumbcoating a cake to get it ready for fondant? Do you add a second layer of buttercream right before putting on the fondant? I’m curious because every time I crumbcoat a...

1,134 views, 0 by Divine Specialty

Divine Specialty

Looking for realistic fondant sculpture classes, anywhere????

I want to advance my fondant sculpture skills and is looking for a advance course to master the art. I would like to make sculpture people, animal, things to look realistic. Do you know of any class. It doesn’t matter where it is ( USA, Italy,...

419 views, 0 by beasweet


Posting of pictures

Anyone have an idea how to rotate a picture?

755 views, 0 by beasweet


Life size shoe

If any one has a decent shoe template and want to share it I will appreciate it.. With the first order I had to improvise and cut a sole from a store bought inner sole etc. I have not had a chance to make a better shoe ….

890 views, 0 by Paula

Octonaut pod

Hi can anyone give me advice on how to make octonaut pod please I am making 9 inch round cake and want to make pod to sit on top I’ve made some characters I thought about making it out of rkt and moulding it or to make cake instead help ! Thank...

794 views, 1 by alexeiv


Carved recipe

Hi everyone. Im trying to find some cake recipe but good for carving. The last one was good but tooooo dense and it weights a lot. Thanks everyone