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Looking For A Part Time Cake Decorator

Hi There! I am looking to partner up with a Cake Decorator part time, someone who can provide me with decorated fake cakes a few times per month. We are located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area. The cakes would range in difficulty and...

32 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Royal Icing Buildings & Structures

Good Morning Everyone! Recently I have been absolutely fascinated by the cakers who are able to build castles, churches, gazebos, boxes and other really beautiful structures with royal icing panels. I have been looking for templates that I can...

582 views, 0 by Charlotte

Help - first wedding cake costing

Hi everyone. I have recently set up my own cake making business after making cakes for friends and family for over 3 years. I have had my first request for a wedding cake price but am really struggling! I have worked out it will cost around £110...

150 views, 0 by Sweet SugarCraft!

Sweet SugarCraft!

My 3" Deep Cakes Never Turn Out Right (argh)! Please help!

Hi all, Though I have made quite a few cake toppers, I haven’t really made many cakes yet, so am a little inexperienced on that front. Every time I bake in my 3" deep cake pans the cakes never turn out right. They are usually either: ...

257 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Special Cakes...not so special budgets!

Guys, I really need your help…hearing from a lot of different decorators would be seriously appreciated! I won’t be able to get into all of the gory details but I really need to get some “real world” counseling from trusted source. Please...

235 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Best way to build up your cakes portfolio

Hello Everyone! This is one of my first official posts and I am really excited to meet everyone and get some advice from all of you successful, amazing bakers out there. I recently started moving on from hobby baking for friends and family to...

201 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Fake Flowers & Branches on Cakes

Hello Everyone! So, having read some of your previous wisdom on the topic of adding fake decorations to cakes, I have seen a little bit on other threads about food safety, and washing fake decorations. I’ve also seen a little bit about not...

123 views, 0 by C'est LAVIE Cakes and Pastries

C'est LAVIE Cakes and Pastries

Greetings from Jakarta, Indonesia!

Hello fellow bakers and cake artists! I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Lavina. I’m a home-based cake decorator. I started baking in year 2015, just to kill time, but after baking just for families and friends, orders started coming from...

153 views, 1 by Sonia de la Cuadra

Sonia de la Cuadra

How to insert a video on a publication?

Hello. Could you please tell me how to insert a video on a publication? I have some tutorials and also some videos I would like to publish. I have tried where it says insert a picture but doesnt function. Thanks in advance. Sonia

112 views, 0 by BlackdogCakes

BlackdogCakes

How Blackdog Cakes started

Didn’t wanna leave my dog behind to work at a 9 to 5 job after completing pharmacy so started baking to spend my time, just tweeked my Mom’s sponge cake recipe and started experimenting with flavours and decorating cakes on my own. Initially I...

154 views, 9 by Charlotte

Charlotte

Thank you

I just wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone who viewed/❤️d/commented on my “baby it’s cold outside” cake, and helped it get to #4 on the daily top 15. After one of the worst, most disappointing and heartbreaking weeks I’ve ever had to go...

1,209 views, 1 by Taartjes van An (Anneke)

Taartjes van An (Anneke)

Plagiarism

Here in the Netherlands there’s a ‘company’ that uses cakepictures of other, often famous, bakers as if they were made by herself. For example; she posted a picture of a cake from Cortons & Crumbs and there were people who gave her...

1,072 views, 59 by Sandra Smiley

Sandra Smiley

Cake Decorator of the Week

I am thrilled and honored to be named Cake Decorator of the Week for this amazing site. It is an honor to be part of a group of so many incredible cake artists! Thank you so much, CakesDecor!! You’ve made my day! XOXO Sandra

375 views, 0 by Cake Craft Studio

New from South Africa

I am a Christian Woman, adores my hubby and crazy about my kids. To top it off, I am addicted to Cake Decorating and all the wonderful people in the world that shares my passion. I love learning from others and believe that we will always learn...

145 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

New Baker

Hello! I am a passionate home baker turning into a home baker business very recently. I’m so excited about learning new techniques and broadening my skill sets! My grandmother owned her own bakery doing wedding cakes, pies, cookies and birthday...

106 views, 0 by Accu Alex

Self introduction

Hi All, My name is Accu. I am very passionate about baking and also a newbie in this field. I started cake decorating as a hobby very recently and doing it semi professionally now..I am a self taught baker. I am so excited to be here and feel...

160 views, 0 by BrownSugar1

Newbie

Hi My names Marcus and I’m a self taught cake decorator from Birmingham, UK. I started off cake decorating as a hobby but now do it semi professionally.

239 views, 0 by Susie211

Susie211

Swiss buttercream disaster

Re: Swiss buttercream Can someone explain the ways of my errors. I made Swiss buttercream the night before and took them out to settle in room temperature to decorate my cupcake. It is now the consistency of cottage cheese. What is going on? ...

294 views, 0 by Graham Cook

Graham Cook

Silver & Gold

Can anyone advise me on how to get a bright sparkly gold and silver colour on gumpaste items. Have tried several different dusts and edible paints but the silvers looks rather grey and the golds. just not as bright as I would like.