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710 views, 1 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Hiring out cake stands and knives

Hi CD friends. Can I please ask for your opinions on providing / hiring out cake stands and knives to wedding couples. I have been doing wedding cakes for nearly two years now and my couples have always used the cake stands and knives provided by...

273 views, 0 by Purlytwurly

cake drum sizes

Hi , thankyou for letting me join the forum . i only make cakes for family /friends , i am doing a wedding cake 3 tiers 6.8.10 to be put onto a swan type of cake stand , i am not sure what size drums i need should i use 12, 10. 8 inch or should...

883 views, 10 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Help please. I'd really like to try cake painting.

Hello my lovelies xx I really want to start painting cakes…….but don’t know how, or where to start. I know lots of you are fantastic artists and Calli I know is exceptional…….so I’m feeling a little intimidated about the prospect of showing...

240 views, 0 by Vera12345


Hi there!

Hi everyone, I am Vera 30 years old and living in Holland. Love to decorate and bake cakes, cupcakes and other types of sweets! I bake and decorate now for a few years and still learning a lot, you all inspire me and learn me new things. I hope...

922 views, 0 by Giraffe Cakes

Giraffe Cakes

Best UK Fondant

Ok, so I assume that this has been discussed many time before, but….. I would like to know people’s recommendations for good fondant. I, currently just use Tesco roll out. I’ve always liked it, it’s great for small areas on novelty cakes....

267 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Alphabet cutters/molds

I always get such good feedback from the forum that I thought I’d post another question to you all. What is your go to alphabet cutter set or mold? I currently have a set of Fat Daddio’s cutters that are quite large, maybe 2" tall so not...

822 views, 11 by Time for Tiffin

Time for Tiffin

Big apologies from me

I just wanted to pop on and say sorry i have not been very active on here for months now, i feel very guilty about it, as i used to be so active and i have honestly missed seeing all the fab cakes everyday, and of course all you brilliant...

512 views, 0 by Bronecia (custom cakes)

Bronecia (custom cakes)

I need help with making figures

I would like to start making figures,,,and I need help with what to use..So If anybody can give me some advice I would appreciate the help. I’ve tryed to find tylose powder but could not fined any..

292 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Problem finding rainbow cakes

Is there a link to all of the rainbow cakes entered in the contest so I can cast my vote? Thanks Shirley

390 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Freeze Dried Raspberries

How do i use freeze dried raspberries in a white choc and raspberry cake? In the batter? in The white choc buttercream filling or both? How much do i use coz I assume i would have to use less than fresh raspberries? (8"cake). These are NOT frozen...

396 views, 2 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns


Hi Michael and my CD friends I am having trouble faving and it is taking too long sorry but I need sleep will catch all your cakes tomorrow.•°°•☆ Michael when click fave my window seems to redirect to a Web address like this but it stays...

374 views, 0 by Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson

Hi everyone

Hi there, I’m Julie Anderson and am new to all this. Think I’ll start by saying that I’m by no means even close to being a good a cake maker/decorator as many of u on here, I kinda started by accident just over 3yrs ago when a pal asked me if it...

336 views, 0 by jersey080

cake batter

Can someone tell how much cake batter I need to put into the following size pan’s…8" and 12"… Thank you

896 views, 1 by cookie gala

cookie gala

fondant covered cakes

Since I started my homemade cake business, I always feel my cakes come out dry,I usually make ginoise cakes,after coooling I add syrup to the cake layers then frost and ice with SWM buttercream. I am not satisfied with my ending results,it seems...

419 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

quality vanilla

Just wondering what you Canadian bakers are using as a good quality vanilla. I pose the question to Canadian bakers not to exclude everyone else but with the thought that if a recommendation is made I’d like to know I can find it. I get...

320 views, 0 by Tiffany


Just joined

My name is Tiffany. I’m a nurse but not sure how long I want to be a nurse. I get too attached to my patients. Anyway I have an associates degree in culinary arts. I’m a great cook. I desire to decorate cakes and sell and eventually open a...

509 views, 1 by Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Calling all Italians!@!!! and people in hot countries!

I’m being flown to Tuscany to make a wedding cake in June and i’m having a bit of a panic. I cant take everything in my suitcase and i need a plan b. Can anyone recommend me an Italian cake supplier, for boards/boxes/sugarpaste/ganache...

798 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Does anyone have any advice on cake structure? (update)

It`s my son`s 14th birthday coming up and he`s told me he`d like a surprise for his cake….but it can`t be anything embarrassing (he knows I really want to make a Cinderella cake!) So a Transformer cake it is, and since it`s for my son I can push...

962 views, 0 by Aakanksha


standing heart cake

Hi all Have seen stunning standing heart cake..defying gravity. Could anyone Pls. Help me out on how to construct it. Thank u.

391 views, 0 by SweetByDesign


Reusable cake collars?

I just spent an hour cutting parchment collars for this week’s cakes, and I kept thinking there has to be an easier way (other than running out and buying deeper pans). Does anyone know if there is such a thing as a reusable cake collar, and if...