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Bee Siang

How to handle humidity to get perfectly dry petals

Hi everyone, I need some advices on how to get perfectly dry petals for sugar flowers. I’ve already added cmc and cornstarch, even store the petals in an air-con room. None works well. Is there any tool/machine to get rid of the humidity?...

780 views, 0 by cakesofdesire

cakesofdesire

Delivery charges

Generally I don’t charge for delivery , but this one is over 40 miles and it is a very large cake to set up , so any ideas on how much I should charge please .

1,227 views, 1 by Debs

How much to charge for gelatin flowers, butterflies, dragonflies, etc.

I have made gelatin butterflies in the past for a wedding cake and they turned out really well. I just included some money in the price. But I just got an order for some gelatin dragonflies and butterflies for a bakery to use on different cakes....

1,239 views, 0 by cosybakes

cosybakes

Balancing Figures

Hello cake decorators! I’ve been having the urge to make balancing figurines (on top of each other, on a ball, etc.) but don’t know where to start. Are the figures supported by thick wires or sticks? Any tips would be appreciated! :)

572 views, 0 by sft

purse and sagging

Hey all. Why when I make a purse cake does the fondant I cover it with droop at the very bottom? It continues sliding for a while too. I usually decorate it right after I cover it because I am usually stamping letters etc on it. Any answers would...

1,520 views, 0 by nelle

HELP! weight cake

Hi everyone! I’m an 18 year old self taught cake decorator and I’ve been asked to make 2 round black weights for someone who loves to work out. The cake is for 20 people. Only issue is i don’t know where to start, i can’t find any cake examples...

1,798 views, 0 by Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

Cake, Bake & Sugar Art Show - Sydney Australia

Woohoo!! Sydney is hosting the inaugural Cake, Bake & Sugar Art Show at the end of this month. I’ll be heading there, hope you can join me :) When – 27th – 28th July 2013 Where – Wests Leagues Club, 16 Old Leumeah Rd, Leumeah, NSW, 2560 ...

844 views, 0 by Ikrystaliklear

Selling DecoPac cake decorations

Hello I am selling my collection of DecoPac cake decorations. All items are unopened and usually retail for over $5 per piece. Will take additional pictures if requested! http://bit.ly/14JzAV8

1,433 views, 0 by Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

Can you guess what I've been up to?

I’ve had an incredibly busy month and gotten to meet up with some wonderful decorators along the way. Some very well known, some not….what do you think I could have been up to?? ;) Meeting gorgeous Tracey James of Cotton and Crumbs for Cake...

8,023 views, 0 by Slice of Sweet Art

Slice of Sweet Art

refrigerating fondant covered cakes?

I have 4 cakes due this weekend and am trying to do as much advance work as possible and was wondering . . . can I cover my cakes in fondant (mix of Satin Ice & Chocopan) & toss them in the fridge for a couple days? I’ve read that many...

1,448 views, 0 by Mel_SugarandSpiceCakes

Mel_SugarandSpiceCakes

Preggy Belly, Baby Rump, Pets....how do you feel about eating your own...?

Baby Bump cakes, baby rumps, babies, pets….I can’t imagine cutting into a cake that looked like my pet cat, or a preggy belly torso? I have to say I would feel iffy to cut a cake that looked like my own tummy (worse with a baby poking out!!!) For...

1,359 views, 0 by Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

Raewyn Read - Cakes by Raewyn

La Belle Aurore hosts Callicious Cakes

Last month, lovely Calli of Callicious Cakes travelled to Italy with her wonderful husband as part of her 60th birthday celebrations. While she was in Rome, the talented team at La Belle Aurore invited her to a fabulous luncheon at their home. ...

1,067 views, 1 by TrulyCustom

TrulyCustom

For those of you who provide wedding cakes to venues

If you have a relationship with various Venue’s where you are THE EXCLUSIVE wedding cake provider… What kind of packages do you offer? Pricing? Delivery? Certain cake flavors only? Any flavor on the menu? etc. I’d like to be more aggressive...

2,745 views, 0 by Emily Herrington

Emily Herrington

How is the gold so GOLD and the silver so SILVER?

I keep seeing cakes with Gold and Silver on them and I’m wondering what that is? I have gold luster dust, but I can’t ever make it look like that. Is it a different product, and is it edible?

847 views, 0 by Outrageous Cakes

 Outrageous Cakes

Looking for some advice!!!

We are trying to find a good form of advertising, something that really works and that does not cost a lot of money. Does anyone have some suggestions?

721 views, 0 by Rosi

Rosi

Cake award contest

Not sure where to ask and if we can ask questions for the cake contest. I would like to know if we can use bling that is not edible. Thank you.

5,262 views, 0 by Sarah

Sarah

Stacked Pillow Cake - Level of difficulty?

Hello all! I received my first order for a carved, stacked pillow cake for a little girl’s birthday, and I’m already starting to stress out over it. I’ve only been making/decorating cakes for a little over a year now and I’ve never done a carved...

844 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Black fondant and diamonte

Hello my lovely’s, can anyone just help me out a bit?? I am doing a black ruffle rose cake next week and I am A little worried as to how to get the icing sugar off the fondant so It looks clean?? Someone mentioned trex.. Next is I have seen...

2,909 views, 0 by Beata Khoo

Beata Khoo

How to make this Amazing Dragon Cake?

Can anyone help please, i need to make this cake attached pictures, any idea the best way to make it? Please, please help! Thank you. Beata I was thinking to use wire and gumpaste and RKT. Can anyone help Please….

886 views, 0 by luvbaking

Neater fondant edges?

Hi everyone. I am self-taught in fondant and have a very basic question. How do I make cleaner corners on a rectangular or square shaped cake? My corners always looked like a wrapped present where I wind up overlapping th corners (see...