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Cake topper question: put them on a base together or keeping them separated?

I made bride and groom cake toppers and I have them separated, not together on a base. The bride stands sturdy because of her skirt, and the groom stands sturdy because of a dowel. I’d like to hear the pros and cons of putting them on a base...

262 views, 0 by Kendra's Country Bakery

Kendra's Country Bakery

Holding a Cake Decorating Class

We have recently been asked to hold a cake decorating class, however we have never done one and we are unsure how to charge for something like this. If any of you fantastic cake makers have any information on how you charge for something like...

384 views, 0 by Missybloop

Would 10in and 9in hearts look good? Please help

I’m trying to make a 2 teir heart cake for my sister in laws birthday. But all I could get ahold of is a 10in pan and a 9 in pan. Will that look fine or should I search for a 6 in one?

305 views, 0 by Angel Rushing

Angel Rushing

Cake drums?

I would really like to start putting my cakes on “cake drums”, I think that’s what they are called, or at least a thicker board instead of the thin waxed boards I’ve been using. I think it just makes the cakes look so much nicer and I’d like to...

326 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Can anyone identify this?

Hi fellow CD’s looking for some help please. My mum picked up a box of various cake decorating items for me, isn’t she lovely :0) in amongst the bits and bobs were these Unfortunately in my un-cake-master experience I have no idea what they’re...

173 views, 0 by Cybele Sugar Artist

Cybele Sugar Artist

Hello from Montreal!

Hello! Thank you for accepting me in this wonderful community My name is Cybele Ulloa and I have a home based Workshop located in Montreal, Quebec. This year I’ve decided to set up a Youtube Channel with the mission of helping other...

182 views, 0 by aGGi

aGGi

Hello :)

Hello, my name is Aggi, i live in germany. Making some cakes for my family and best friends is my new hobby. I love watching your cakes and it inspires me. Thank you for joing me to be here :) Greetings and happy baking :D

358 views, 0 by CaroK

Making hops with sugarpaste

I’m designing my daughter’s wedding cake, and as part of the decoration, she’d like hops (her fiance is seriously into brewing). I’ve found hop leaf veiners, but not sure if making the hops themselves out of sugarpaste will be possible. Any...

779 views, 1 by Charis

Charis

White edible marker

Hi there, I have been looking for a fine tip edible white marker for adding that white sparkle to my fondant character’s eyes. Wilton makes colors, but no white. Does anyone know where I can purchase one? I’d appreciate any thoughts on this.

763 views, 0 by Debi Fitzgerald

Debi Fitzgerald

Low Sodium Vanilla Cake Recipe

I have volunteered through icing Smiles to provide cupcakes for a pediatric kidney function and they have requested a low sodium (140 mg) cupcake. Does any one know of a good low sodium cake recipe?

194 views, 0 by Cara27

Buttercream and Ganache Timings

Hi all, First post and not sure how to search the forum on my phone, so forgive me if this has been asked before. I’m pretty new to cake decorating, this is only cake number 3 or 4, but I’m a perfectionist! In previous cakes, I’ve had a...

258 views, 0 by Cakernewbie

Gum paste flowers

Hi, I’m designing my son’s wedding cake and an having a lot of trouble with wiring my petals. The floral wire is constantly poking out of the petals when I’m trying to attach them to the flower. I’ve tried several different ways of inserting the...

199 views, 0 by mammamarycakes

Fondant layering (not sure what to call it)

I am making a cake with two tiers. Each tier is covered with two different colors of fondant that is like scalloped with a piped string of fondant separating the two colors. Not sure how to accomplish this without just wrapping the bottom...

2,393 views, 8 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 5.02 / February 2016

So many wonderful cakes were posted in January so make sure you catch up on which ones were your top pics for the month as well as cake decorator of the week. We also celebrated with Icing smiles for their 10 000 cake milestone with a gorgeous...

149 views, 0 by DanielaChef

DanielaChef

Hi! Intoduce myself. Daniela.

Hi! I’m Daniela, a baker and cake designer, originally from New York . I come from a career in film and TV set design, but have been baking, designing and creating cakes for family and friends since childhood. A happy and fulfilling hobby...

1,993 views, 61 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Woohoo, Proud Father :)

Hey all my friends, I just wanted to share my happiness with you. Today, early morning, I become father of our second daughter Dominika.

294 views, 0 by Mandycake

Hi

Hi, my name is Amanda. I am 53. I love cake decorating. My family used to own a cake decorating business for 40 years. My grandmother and mother used to teach sugar figures art and cake decoration. I grew up with the presence os sugar at home...

169 views, 0 by Beverley

Hello

I’m a self taught baker & cake decorator always desperate to learn new techniques to make my life simpler & my cakes more beautiful – or even just beautiful :) Am interested in learning more about molds

195 views, 0 by Daliuska

Hi! My name is....

Hi, my name is Daliuska, and I found this place through facebook, I’m very happy to be here and well, a little bit over myself, I started cake decorating / making about 4 years ago, my mother in law brought me to a cake decorating class, since I...

465 views, 0 by The Cake Platter

The Cake Platter

New to CakesDecor

Hello all! I am brand new to CakesDecor, I have seen all the wonderful cakes on display and I just want to say how happy I am to be a part of the baking/decorating world. It gives me so much joy. Here’s to many happy cake moments! Celeste