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71 views, 0 by EverythingsCake

EverythingsCake

how to make a balloon look like it's floating

I have to make a bear holding a bunch of balloons. So far I’m planning to use a heavy gauge wire with sugarpaste (with tylo) balloons with the wire connecting the balloons and going through the bear’s arm into his body. I’m not confident that...

228 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Some advice please!

Hello fellow cake lovers! I am still learning the self taught art of cake decorating. For my next project I am looking to work on my sugar flowers, eek! Please advise whether it is worth making my own flower paste/gumpaste or just buy ready...

208 views, 0 by Chelle1019

Newbie here -- help with a two tier cake please?

Hi all My name is Michelle I own a Gourmet Cupcake business and have been doing pretty well for the past 5 years fulfilling cupcake orders, custom toppers & cupcake cakes. I have a regular customer who has requested a two tier cake for her...

45 views, 0 by felicita

felicita

Principe Ranocchio

Ciao sono felice di fare la vostra conoscenza .. La mia passione è il modellini , con le torte non sono bravissima, ma adoro guardare le vostre creazioni , complimenti siete bravissime, spero un giorno di poter realizzare torte magnifiche come le...

268 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

383 views, 0 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Moving on.

Hi All As many of you will have noticed, I am taking an extended break from cakes, blogging and the like. Thanks to everyone that has been so supportive in the past. Keep on caking. Naomi x

315 views, 0 by Zedders

Making a wedding cake for the first time...as a favour!

Hi I’m totally new to all this, I’ve only ever baked cakes for home (basic cakes at that). My niece is having a low key wedding (thank goodness it is low key!) and has asked me to make her wedding cake. Bottom tier – Fruit, Middle & Top –...

487 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Wedding cake collection by customer ????

Hi, I wonder if you guys can help me out, I am relatively new to the world of wedding cakes and so far my customers have chosen the option of having the cake setup and delivered to the venue by myself however I have a customer who has chosen to...

366 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Trusted chocolate cake recipe

Hi, I would love to ask for some trusted advice on a chocolate cake recipe that is not to sweet, has a lovely moist texture but capable of being covered in sugarpaste and decorated. I have tried many recipes and I just cannot find one that I am...

529 views, 0 by ecakes

First Time 3 Tier Wedding Cake - Help!!

Hi, I have a wedding cake (as attached) to fo for August, three tiers rather than four. And an Indian bride and groom topper rather than flowers. Venue is a 2.5 hour drive away Can you lovely people give me any helpful tips This is what I...

192 views, 0 by Daniela

Daniela

Hello from Germany, I am new

Thank you for the kind reception. I am very happy to be a part of this wonderful community. I love to see all your wonderful cakes, and to share my creations.

636 views, 0 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Ugh!! Spelled birthday wrong on cake! Please tell me that you have done this too!

So I made a Chinnock Helicopter cake for my grandson’s birthday! It all went well! Easier then I thought it would be! Have the party! Come home and post a photo of my grandson with his cake on my Facebook page and then I notice I spelled...

67 views, 0 by ambassadorofcake

Surprise inside help needed!

Hello! I am a lover of novelty cakes and would like to have a go at doing some cakes that you cut open and there is a ‘surprise’ inside. I am really keen to do this one. Does anyone know how I would go about it?

935 views, 1 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

People stealing my work!

In the last 4 weeks, I’ve been notified 3 times that 3 different people have taken my photos of my cakes and are posting them and claiming they are their work. I admit, I used to never watermark my photos, but what makes someone do this? I...

441 views, 11 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette 4:07 July issue

This is a great gazette for anyone wanting to take their cakes to a new level and start competing. A few helpful hints and lots of encouragement. Check out the fabulous interview with the ever so gorgeous Melanie Byrne of the enchanting merchant...

377 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Milk Chocolate Ganache

Please can someone help me, I cant find the answer anywhere. When making milk choc ganache is it the amount of cocoa solids (%) or milk solids that determines the amount of cream I use? I noramally use 3:1 with white choc and 2:1 with dark choc...

499 views, 4 by Costa Cupcake Company

Costa Cupcake Company

Hiya Newbie here !

Hi I’m Tracey-ann from Hadleigh in Essex I’m self taught and started my business this year ! Looking to find cakey bakey friends who feel my pain at 1am when I’m still up and awake baking to get perfection ! I just did my first wedding fayre on...

282 views, 3 by Pamela Jane

Pamela Jane

Thank you!

I am so honored to have my cake chosen for Fan’s Choice! Thank you so much! I am so grateful!

352 views, 2 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Apologies

Hey everyone Sorry for the prolonged absence … Not been feeling myself and had lots of hospital appointments. Anyway .. come back to loads of notifications .. Will enjoy looking at your work with a nice coffee xxx

484 views, 1 by AnitaRuiz

AnitaRuiz

Hello!

Hello everyone, I’m Anita Ruiz from Mexico. I’m kind off a newbie on cake decorating. I’d really want to learn from all of you. Hola a todos, soy Anita Ruiz y soy de México. Soy más bien una novata en el tema de decoración de pasteles y me...