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322 views, 1 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help! Which edible gold do I need?

I am a little confused as to which kind of edible gold to use on my cakes and flowers to give it a beautiful shimmer and shine. I got the Wilton airbrush gold color to spray a bow I made but, I was highly disappointed with the color. Can you...

497 views, 5 by Hannah

Hannah

Coming to America!!!

Hi all, I am a UK artist and I am coming to America on holiday. The amazing Sharon Spradley "Shags " has kindly agreed to host me to do two classes that I usually teach in London. Most of you who know my work know I specialise in sculpted...

773 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

404 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Cake filling "HELP PLEASE"

I have a client that wants a cake filled with a custard filling (like the Krispy Kreme custard filling) I have only been decorticating for 5 months and I have never used a custard filling only buttercream. 1st , does anyone have a good recipe?...

499 views, 0 by Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Running a cake business during the school holidays

Hi, I don’t think I am alone in dreading the school holidays and trying to juggle looking after the kids and dealing with cake orders especially when its the height of wedding season. I started this thread so maybe those out there who have...

535 views, 8 by Daantje

Daantje

See everything!

Helloo lovely people Just want to let you now that i can see all the lovely cakes but i can’t comment because here in Spain ( on holiday :-). ) the wifi is soo bad! When i post this it takes forever to load it soo i catch up when i am home!! ...

323 views, 0 by Danielle Crawford

Danielle Crawford

Okie Baker (hobby)

Hello, Let me just say thank you to everyone who has ever posted anything from pictures to advice to tutorials for FREE on the Internet. Without it I would not have found a passion for cake decorating that I now love. My son asking me to make...

357 views, 2 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

New member

Hi, my name is Karen and I am from Tennessee.I am a self thought baker. Baking runs in my family. When I was very young my mother was a professional cake decorator. I would watch her for hours and pretend I was a baker. I have always admired the...

347 views, 2 by nannaneedshelp

Newbie to cakesdecor

Hi, all! My name is Ann, and I live in Guelph, Ontario. I am new to the site and to creating cakes. I am so looking forward to learning through those I meet here. So, I thank you, in advance for your help. Who says an old dog cannot learn a...

320 views, 0 by Debbie65

Cake table recommendations for a Wedding

I’m new to this site, and enjoy baking as a hobby. I have been asked to be one of 3 bakers for a Wedding in September. The guest list is 160 people. The bride would like guest to choose from a selection of 15 different 8-9 inch round cakes 12...

379 views, 0 by Angel

Angel

Anyone Have a Gravity-Defying Cake Tutorial!?

I would love to try one, but I have no idea where to even start!

351 views, 0 by Loussugarplaques

I Do Plaques for cakes

Hi, my name is Elaine aka Lou. I live in Reading, UK. Thanks for adding me to the group. I worked in the cake industry for 18 years as a cake artist. Unfortunately the business folded and I am now working from home. I don’t as a rule, make...

243 views, 0 by Jac

Jac

Baking Indulgence

“I found a dream of pursuing while having a sense of fulfilment. ❤”  facebook.com/TheBakingIndulgence  Instagram: bakingindulgence  ✉: bakingindulgence@gmail.com This is Jac, I am a freelance cake artist, working full time as a blessed wife...

280 views, 1 by Danielle

Danielle

Hello everybody!! My name is Danielle :)

Hi everyone!!! My name is Danielle. And baking is a passion that started at a very young age in my mother’s kitchen. I love creating and making new confectionery products. As a full time Pastry Chef with 10+ experience, I also, love creating...

338 views, 1 by LittleJakesCakes

LittleJakesCakes

New Member to CakesDecor

Hi All, I am a new member to CakesDecor, My name is Paul Niven and I have been baking and decorating cakes for just over a year now, I have always been interested in cooking since school and loved to Bake, however this all stopped once i left...

280 views, 0 by Siep

Another cakefanatic joined this group!!

Hi everyone, Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Siep and I live in the Netherlands with my husband and three boys. I am the proud owner of Taartfanaat, the exact translation is Cakefanatic:)) I started making cakes about six years ago...

320 views, 0 by Angel

Angel

Question on Edible Lace

Hey cake people! I was wondering if anyone had ever attempted to add tylose or CMC to the edible lace powder before mixing and moulding it? I normally let it dry in front of a fan rather than baking it, and I’ve had fantastic results with soft,...

282 views, 0 by Alf

Soaking a "ball" cake

Hello, I am no expert. I just enjoy baking for the family and some friends. I am baking (or attempting to) a bowling ball cake for granddaughter. I used a dense buttery recipe and was wondering if I can soak it with a syrup. I normally make...

377 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Cake Supply Rental Idea

So I was thinking it would be cool if there was somewhere you can rent cake supplies. I have a cake to do for the end of the month and really needed the Fishnet Mat from Cake Lace. I hemmed and hawed about buying it for this one cake since it...

299 views, 0 by Margie

Sand texture

I would like to apply a slight sand texture to a beach cake. I don’t want brown sugar or graham crumbs, I have seen somewhere cakes which look like sand on the tiers. My thinking was that they dabbed Royal icing on the tier to create this...