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1,126 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

What would you do, If you don't need money for living?

I was just wondering what would you do If you don’t need money for living? What is your Dream Job? I’m pretty sure that there are many of you who would quit their daily jobs right away, but there are many of you who like what they are doing for...

821 views, 1 by Sharon

Sharon

Help with design

Hello everyone. I’m stumped on how to make this cake. I can’t seem to get the picture large enough with great detail. I can’t decide if it is a stencil, impression mat or just plain hand piped dots. Any suggestions??

830 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to deal with Unhappy customers...

I recently did a cake for someone and she flat out told me she didnt like it. She told me she wanted a small 2 tier cake airbrushed gold, with roses. She emphasized that she didnt want a big cake because she would be going to dinner with her...

606 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

Wedding cake set up advice (eek!)

Hi everyone I have my very first wedding cake order coming up in the next few weeks and I’m hoping to get some advice on setting up at the venue. The cake will be a three-tier rustic-style buttercreamed cake (not nerve-wracking at all for a...

304 views, 0 by Paulanichols

Filling layers in the pan!

Hey y’all! Does anybody use this technique? Filling cakes in the pan they were baked in? I would live some advice….. Is it better to use a four in pan and torte to four layers? Doesn’t the filling run off the sides causing a problem of...

368 views, 0 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Is there a trick to tagging?

Hi I can’t seem to see any tags on my cakes. I add them and separate by a comma but they never show up. I have tried a few different ways of separation using spaces and no spaces. Can you see the tags but I can’t or am I doing something wrong?

430 views, 0 by MissLOLeary

MissLOLeary

Need some urgent advice please!! Ref fondant icing and tiered cakes!

Hi everyone, this is my first time/post on this website so thank you for having me!! I have made a three tiered cake for a friends birthday… However the icing (rolled out fondant icing) has not gone to plan. It has a bunched at the bottom...

615 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

How to price your cakes

How do you price your cakes? Would it be too expensive for a 10" chocolate cake filled with a whole cheesecake covered with fondant and a soccer ball on top for $70? Need tips pls…

447 views, 0 by Middymee

Naked cakes

Am currently in the process of making sugar roses and daisies for a flower cascade for a naked (3 tier) wedding cake. Just had a moment of panic regarding attatching them to the cake! Normally I would use flower pics and/or royal icing. However,...

489 views, 0 by Vivek Patel

Vivek Patel

Red Velvet Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hi everyone INGREDIENTS Unsalted butter, for cake pans 2 1/2 cups cake flour, not self-rising 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups canola oil 2 large eggs 1/4 cup red food coloring 1...

598 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Have you ever wanted to tell a client "oh no not that style again"

Have got back from a meeting with a lovely couple who wanted to talk about their wedding next year and get an idea of a cake. Great I thought, something different to get my teeth into, until she said she wanted a cascade of red and white roses...

539 views, 2 by Nijo

Nijo

Urgent help

I need to deliver this cake tomorrow. It’s a simple cake except the glass. I am going to buy isomalt now but having double thoughts about it. I have never worked with isomalt or even sugar before. Now I have 3 options: 1. Isomalt 2. Sugar...

663 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Feelings about copying others work?...

Well, myself personally, I think it’s ok as long as you don’t tell anyone that it’s your original design. There are millions of cake pictures on the web and brides are always bringing me pictures of cakes they like. Most of my brides do take...

534 views, 2 by Jenniffer White

Jenniffer White

I was asked to join panel of experts on a webinar!

A week or so ago I was contacted by Minette Rushing (of Custom Cakes of Savannah fame) and asked if I would be willing to serve as a panelist on a wedding cake marketing webinar! Well, of course I would!! The webinar is titled “Wedding Cakes –...

312 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

royal blue flowers

I am making some blossoms flowers and they need to be royal blue. I got some petal dust but is not exactly the royal blue I need and it’s 2 late for me to order online. Can I paint the flowers with gel color? Thanks

2,565 views, 16 by Daantje

Daantje

Your first cake and your last cake :-)

I really don’t now of there is a topic about this! But i think it is fun too see your first ever maked cake and than see your last!! I go first! Hehe don’t laugh

704 views, 0 by Nijo

Nijo

Sticky fondant

When do I cover my cakes in fondant? I use whipped cream frosting for all most all my cakes. Not many people here like buttercream frosting. Normally I fill and crumb coat my cakes and chill them in the fridge for a couple of hours or over...

217 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Airbrushing a 2 tier cake

I’m working on a small 2 tier cake that’s going to be airbrushed one solid color. I’m a beginner with the airbrushing and have only airbrushed one tier cakes so far. My question is, do I airbrush them separately then stack them or stack them...

344 views, 0 by Cakeonista

Need help with a Baseball mitt cake

Hi everyone I am new to CakesDecor and I have seen a great baseball mitt cake on this site, does anyone know if there is a tutorial on it? I have sent a message to Sandy but I haven’t heard anything yet and I wanted to recreate it for next week....

918 views, 4 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Do you listen to music while decorating? If so, what kind?

I was wondering If you listen to music while decorating? I usually listen to soft and relaxing music while working in my office. It helps me to concentrate and relax at the same time. My favorite are Dido, Emeli Sande, Lana Del Rey, Pink Floyd....