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619 views, 18 7 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

New Fonts and better legibility!

After the main CakesDecor font Roboto has been updated few days ago, to achieve better legibility, we decided to find a new one. Combination of Open Sans Condensed for titles&buttons and Open Sans for the main text looked just right to our...

372 views, 2 0 by Mrd

Ganache

Hi a quickly I’ve got a wedding cake to make 3 teir she wants ganache drizzled over the top running down the sides now I’m covering cake in white frosting as im not sure pouring ganach over gondant wi work so should I sack first cake and pour...

493 views, 11 2 by keiracakesthis

keiracakesthis

I'm Keira and I just can't cake this!

Hi! I’m new to this wonderful page; it’s so much fun to browse! I am a part time baker and decorator (I have a full time sign language interpreting job, as well). I’ve recently started to blog about my struggles in the cake business and hence the...

458 views, 2 0 by Dulce Delirio

Dulce Delirio

Fondant recipe

Hi to all of you! I’m from Chile, and i’m starting to decorate cake like 7 month ago. I’m using a MMF reciepe, but I have some problems (on winter my cakes go to sticky, and now on summer my cakes loose his forms and my designs can’t resist...

356 views, 1 0 by buffy

buffy

burn energy drink cake

hi i need some help on a cake i wanna make for my brother.. i wanna try and make one of those beer mug cakes with the beer can pouring beer into the mug, if you know what im talking about.. but he’s not much of a beer guy, so i was thinking...

347 views, 5 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Mini Bundt Cakes?

I have a bride requesting mini bundt cakes for all of her guests. I’ve never done them before, nor do I actually do individual cakes (besides cupcakes) so I was hoping someone could tell me about them. Are they about the size of a cupcake or...

449 views, 14 5 by Judy

Judy

Apologies for 2015.....and thank you for the therapy...

Having not had time to look at Cakesdecor since new year and desperately looking at everything I’ve missed, I realise this is unlikely to be the only time this year that this will happen :( So – in advance – I’m apologising to all the amazing...

529 views, 17 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

358 views, 7 0 by inspiratacakes

inspiratacakes

Copyright

I have been searching this site for information on copyright, it seems there are very few responses to posts on this topic! What I am really struggling with is it seems that so many cake companies are making Disney/Marvel/other character themed...

567 views, 14 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

What is everyone favorite letter cutters?

I’ve got a few letter cutters but I’m wanting to expand my collection! Just want to know what out their.

361 views, 14 0 by Cakemad200

New

Hello I am new here I used to love making cakes but sadly have had an op and cant make cakes any more but I am glad I found this site and look forward to seeing peoples wonderful cakes

665 views, 7 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Creative Decorating Competition...

Has anyone ever competed in the RBA’s Creative Decorating Competition? I have never competed in any cake competition and saw this online… http://www.retailbakersofamerica.org/creative-decorating-competition.html I’m thinking about entering...

1,825 views, 112 5 by Elli Warren

Elli Warren

Having a little break

Hi ladies, just a little note to say I’m so sorry if I have missed your cake this week, I have had a bad fall at the weekend which has left me with broken foot and a broken leg, had an operation and am all pinned back together but just not up to ...

550 views, 19 0 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Is twitter worth doing?

Hello all you lovely cake makers. A new year fast approaches and i am thinking about whether to start using twitter. My husband bought me a domain for christmas and i am currently working on my website which is very exciting. It was also...

267 views, 1 0 by Livforcake

Livforcake

Hi!

I stumbled upon this site randomly through someone’s Twitter link. I didn’t even know it existed! I’m familiar with a similar cake decorating website that I used to frequent, but happy to see there are alternatives :). I am a baker, cake...

248 views, 1 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

I Need Edible Printer Calibration Help

I just bought my first edible printer. A canon mg5520 and I noticed when I made a copy of a picture it was a lot different in color. I looked in the manual for the printer and did not see anything about calibration. Does anyone know if edible...

378 views, 6 0 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

Calling All Cake Experts!!!!

I’ve been doing cakes for nearly 17 years. I’m having a problem that started about 4 months ago, and I’m completely stumped on how to correct it. I use high ratio shortening in my buttercream. I discovered that if I ever tried to ice a...

261 views, 0 0 by Arwa

Arwa

Dry ice

Hi there, I’m planning a cake for my niece’s mad science party. I want to make the cake in the shape of a beaker and place a plastic container at the mouth of the beaker and add some dry ice to create some drama. Since dry ice isn’t easily...

277 views, 0 0 by Beata Khoo

Beata Khoo

Wedding Fairs???

I was just wondering if many people have done Wedding Fairs? Is it worth doing it? do you get business from it? …. I have never done one and I have been trying to see any reviews however there are non or can’t find them… and some of them cost...

814 views, 12 1 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

How can I do more then one cake a week?

Just what to know how My fellow cake bakers manage to do more then 1 cake a week? What are some tips/tricks you can give me? I aways do everything the day before the cake is due because I worry about it being fresh. Any advice would help! Thanks...