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263 views, 0 by Lorraine Rojas-Harvey

Newbie

Hi, My name is Lorraine and like most people I have always been in awe from this artform. I recently covered a course in Buttercream, Royal Icing and Sugar Artistry (Intermediate Level) and I must say it’s the one of the most rewarding things...

347 views, 0 by kim

kim

Help what am i doing wrong

Hi everyone I made my first sponge cake today a chocolate ganache cake I wanted it to be small because there is only two of us to eat it so I made it in a loaf tin it had a lot of ingredients in it after I had mixed all the ingredients and put it...

409 views, 1 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Attaching heavy gum paste flowers to wedding cake

Can anyone help. I have to attach a lot of very heavy flowers to a 7 tier sponge wedding cake. They are wired so I can use flower picks, but I am worried about the weight pulling the cake out of shape. Can anyone help… please :)

2,176 views, 1 by Julie

Julie

Tall Cake Dummies

Hi All, Wondering if anyone had any ideas where I can buy tall cake dummies, I have some regular ones but wanted to see if anyone knew where I could get taller ones. Thanks J x

280 views, 0 by Donations

Donations

Hello all: My sister recently died and has LOTS of cake decorating equipment, supplies. I would like to dispose of all the items in a kindly manner. That means that I do not want to just trash them or call Salvation Army. I would like to...

276 views, 0 by Lynz1312

Beading for cakes

Hi, in need of help – does anyone know where I can source the beading that would wrap around a cake, like the one in this photo?

367 views, 1 by kim

kim

piping chocolate

Hi everyone I am new here and a begginer to the world of cake decorating I am making a chocolate cake covered with chocolate and wanting to pipe a shell border around the top and bottom of the cake like you can with royal icing i have tried...

199 views, 0 by Cakes and Takes

Cakes and Takes

Need help

Hey everyone, I just entered the wrong cake into a contest., Anyone know how I can switch it? Cakes and Takes

195 views, 0 by Missybloop

Baby bump.cake

I’m trying to make a baby bump cake for my sister in law. I saw one on YouTube but the bowl I haven’t doesn’t look like hers do you think this bowl will work fine for the bump part? Or should I buy a new bowl? https://youtu.be/U8_WSorzeyU

385 views, 0 by Feber Johannes Pasaribu

Feber Johannes Pasaribu

I'm so Glad to join Cakesdecor

I began as a baker, and then become a cake decorator. this position allowed me to grow, gain well-rounded skills and knowledge and master many areas of cake decorating. but now currently i have gained valuable skills teaching my students in a...

780 views, 0 by Mr Baker's Cakes

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate?

Hi everyone, Sorry if I’m repeating something that has been asked before, but a quick search didn’t reveal anything. Normally, if I need to use modelling chocolate I make it myself, but I have a couple of big projects coming up and would...

300 views, 0 by Sweetpud

Hi there!

Hello I’m sweetpud I am from and live in England , I have been making cakes and decorating them since 2012 professionally ! I have joined cake decor to make some friends in the world of caking and hopefully gain and share useful hints and tips....

610 views, 0 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Stacking a 6 tier tall wedding cake.

I never worry usually when stacking and transporting a cake, but this one does have a little stressed to say the least :( The bottom tier is a 12inch round 6inch depth maderia cake so quite firm, second tier is 10 inch round 3 inch depth, the ...

274 views, 0 by Dimitra Koniosi Markou

Dimitra Koniosi Markou

Hello everyone!!!!

Hello artists!!! I’m a cake designer from Greece/Hellas,my name is Dimitra or Demi for those who prefer it and i’m very glad i got in Cakes Decor big happy family!!!Nice to meet you all!!

372 views, 0 by Cakelady1129

Attaching a “basket” to a hot air balloon cake pop. Suggestions?

I have to attach a “basket” to a hot air balloon cake pop. Suggestions? I thought of rolling out modeling chocolate since that’s what the basket is made out of but they are really small and rolling out that many (4 per) that small would be...

630 views, 0 by chezzascakes

Modelling an elderly couple

Hi my name is chezza and I’m in Perth and I’m asking for your help. I’m creating a diamond wedding anniv cake and i want to make the special couple sitting on a garden bench smiling and holding hands. I’m struggling with the facial features and...

305 views, 0 by Bakery Butler

Bakery Butler

3 Keys to Converting Web Visitors into Customers

During an average day for Bakery Butler we come across many websites for bakeries who are interested in what Bakery Butler has to offer. We believe that Bakery Butler is a needed tool for any bakery, but it is not a magical way to attract...

523 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Real flowers on a cake

Hi all. A customer has asked for a naked cake with a teapot on top and real flowers cascading down to a teacup on the board. I am trying to figure out how to achieve the effect with real flowers, ie how to wire them, prepare them to stop them...

429 views, 0 by Mahy

Mahy

Glad to join cakesdecor

I am self-taught hobby baker. My passion for baking and cake decorating started in 2012. I started a small business but after two years and due to some unforseen circumstances I stopped my business and now I make cakes for family and friends only.