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262 views, 0 by Francisco Maria Calisto

Francisco Maria Calisto

New Portuguese Cake Design Brand

Please share! https://www.facebook.com/funnysugarbymaria

200 views, 0 by Brother

Gift Ideas for a Cake Decorator

My sister decorates cakes as a hobby and I would like to give her a gift. She’s been at it for about two years now, so she has a lot of the basic stuff. She got a rather nice cake set last year (I don’t know what is in those beyond some sort of...

203 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

Help with hockey skate topper

I need to make a hockey skate topper for a baby shower. I made the boot of the skate out of RKT covered in gumpaste. I’m having trouble with the blade though. I’ve tried gumpaste (Nicholas Lodge recipe) and pastillage (Elisa Strauss recipe), and...

487 views, 0 by Gotta Make The Cupcakes (Michelle)

Gotta Make The Cupcakes (Michelle)

Newbie here -- help with a two tier cake please?

Hi all My name is Michelle I own a Gourmet Cupcake business and have been doing pretty well for the past 5 years fulfilling cupcake orders, custom toppers & cupcake cakes. I have a regular customer who has requested a two tier cake for her...

539 views, 1 by cookingclub17

cookingclub17

About me

Hi friends! I am a food blogger and I love Baking and cake decorating………

531 views, 0 by Zedders

Making a wedding cake for the first time...as a favour!

Hi I’m totally new to all this, I’ve only ever baked cakes for home (basic cakes at that). My niece is having a low key wedding (thank goodness it is low key!) and has asked me to make her wedding cake. Bottom tier – Fruit, Middle & Top –...

476 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Trusted chocolate cake recipe

Hi, I would love to ask for some trusted advice on a chocolate cake recipe that is not to sweet, has a lovely moist texture but capable of being covered in sugarpaste and decorated. I have tried many recipes and I just cannot find one that I am...

327 views, 0 by EverythingsCake

EverythingsCake

how to make a balloon look like it's floating

I have to make a bear holding a bunch of balloons. So far I’m planning to use a heavy gauge wire with sugarpaste (with tylo) balloons with the wire connecting the balloons and going through the bear’s arm into his body. I’m not confident that...

611 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Wedding cake collection by customer ????

Hi, I wonder if you guys can help me out, I am relatively new to the world of wedding cakes and so far my customers have chosen the option of having the cake setup and delivered to the venue by myself however I have a customer who has chosen to...

597 views, 0 by ecakes

First Time 3 Tier Wedding Cake - Help!!

Hi, I have a wedding cake (as attached) to fo for August, three tiers rather than four. And an Indian bride and groom topper rather than flowers. Venue is a 2.5 hour drive away Can you lovely people give me any helpful tips This is what I...

324 views, 0 by Daniela

Daniela

Hello from Germany, I am new

Thank you for the kind reception. I am very happy to be a part of this wonderful community. I love to see all your wonderful cakes, and to share my creations.

679 views, 0 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Ugh!! Spelled birthday wrong on cake! Please tell me that you have done this too!

So I made a Chinnock Helicopter cake for my grandson’s birthday! It all went well! Easier then I thought it would be! Have the party! Come home and post a photo of my grandson with his cake on my Facebook page and then I notice I spelled...

267 views, 0 by ambassadorofcake

Surprise inside help needed!

Hello! I am a lover of novelty cakes and would like to have a go at doing some cakes that you cut open and there is a ‘surprise’ inside. I am really keen to do this one. Does anyone know how I would go about it?

1,073 views, 1 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

People stealing my work!

In the last 4 weeks, I’ve been notified 3 times that 3 different people have taken my photos of my cakes and are posting them and claiming they are their work. I admit, I used to never watermark my photos, but what makes someone do this? I...

655 views, 13 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette 4:07 July issue

This is a great gazette for anyone wanting to take their cakes to a new level and start competing. A few helpful hints and lots of encouragement. Check out the fabulous interview with the ever so gorgeous Melanie Byrne of the enchanting merchant...

447 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Milk Chocolate Ganache

Please can someone help me, I cant find the answer anywhere. When making milk choc ganache is it the amount of cocoa solids (%) or milk solids that determines the amount of cream I use? I noramally use 3:1 with white choc and 2:1 with dark choc...

559 views, 4 by Costa Cupcake Company

Costa Cupcake Company

Hiya Newbie here !

Hi I’m Tracey-ann from Hadleigh in Essex I’m self taught and started my business this year ! Looking to find cakey bakey friends who feel my pain at 1am when I’m still up and awake baking to get perfection ! I just did my first wedding fayre on...

395 views, 3 by Pamela Jane

Pamela Jane

Thank you!

I am so honored to have my cake chosen for Fan’s Choice! Thank you so much! I am so grateful!

440 views, 2 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Apologies

Hey everyone Sorry for the prolonged absence … Not been feeling myself and had lots of hospital appointments. Anyway .. come back to loads of notifications .. Will enjoy looking at your work with a nice coffee xxx

528 views, 1 by AnitaRuiz

AnitaRuiz

Hello!

Hello everyone, I’m Anita Ruiz from Mexico. I’m kind off a newbie on cake decorating. I’d really want to learn from all of you. Hola a todos, soy Anita Ruiz y soy de México. Soy más bien una novata en el tema de decoración de pasteles y me...