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395 views, 0 by cakemodel

What fondant recipe would be the best?

Hello all, im new in the cake decorating field and i was wondering what would be the best fondant reciepe for me? i need it the be firm and yet flexible. and after it’s ready, when can i start use it? what would be the best way to flatten it?...

581 views, 1 by The Garden Baker

The Garden Baker

Joining a collaboration

Hi everyone… Just wondering : How does one join a collaboration? Can anyone join or are only known artists contacted to participate? I’d love to get more information on this.

381 views, 2 by Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

HUGE Sale at is having a huge sale of classes and cake supplies. I have no affiliation with the website, I’m just sharing the joy of finding cake classes for cheap! Have an awesome day!

450 views, 1 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)


An oldie but goody and apparently she won’t be coming to our dinner this year either. “Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made...

259 views, 0 by Bakers joint


Am Mrs philipa Osei from ghana a wife and a mother of three children and I really love baking so looking forward to be a professional cake decorator

415 views, 5 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)


Not sure what category this should be in, it is neither cake nor gumpaste but blown sugar (Isomalt) bubbles I made today. The yellowish one has a small flickering candle LED light inside, the brighter one a white LED light. I will use the...

426 views, 0 by Jayden348


Royal Icing Buildings & Structures

Good Morning Everyone! Recently I have been absolutely fascinated by the cakers who are able to build castles, churches, gazebos, boxes and other really beautiful structures with royal icing panels. I have been looking for templates that I can...

331 views, 0 by Frank427

Looking For A Part Time Cake Decorator

Hi There! I am looking to partner up with a Cake Decorator part time, someone who can provide me with decorated fake cakes a few times per month. We are located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area. The cakes would range in difficulty and...

861 views, 0 by Charlotte

Help - first wedding cake costing

Hi everyone. I have recently set up my own cake making business after making cakes for friends and family for over 3 years. I have had my first request for a wedding cake price but am really struggling! I have worked out it will cost around £110...

417 views, 0 by Sweet SugarCraft!

Sweet SugarCraft!

My 3" Deep Cakes Never Turn Out Right (argh)! Please help!

Hi all, Though I have made quite a few cake toppers, I haven’t really made many cakes yet, so am a little inexperienced on that front. Every time I bake in my 3" deep cake pans the cakes never turn out right. They are usually either: ...

575 views, 1 by Jayden348


Special Cakes...not so special budgets!

Guys, I really need your help…hearing from a lot of different decorators would be seriously appreciated! I won’t be able to get into all of the gory details but I really need to get some “real world” counseling from trusted source. Please...

266 views, 1 by Sonia de la Cuadra

Sonia de la Cuadra

How to insert a video on a publication?

Hello. Could you please tell me how to insert a video on a publication? I have some tutorials and also some videos I would like to publish. I have tried where it says insert a picture but doesnt function. Thanks in advance. Sonia

285 views, 10 by Charlotte


Thank you

I just wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone who viewed/❤️d/commented on my “baby it’s cold outside” cake, and helped it get to #4 on the daily top 15. After one of the worst, most disappointing and heartbreaking weeks I’ve ever had to go...

1,324 views, 59 by Sandra Smiley

Sandra Smiley

Cake Decorator of the Week

I am thrilled and honored to be named Cake Decorator of the Week for this amazing site. It is an honor to be part of a group of so many incredible cake artists! Thank you so much, CakesDecor!! You’ve made my day! XOXO Sandra

284 views, 0 by Jayden348


New Baker

Hello! I am a passionate home baker turning into a home baker business very recently. I’m so excited about learning new techniques and broadening my skill sets! My grandmother owned her own bakery doing wedding cakes, pies, cookies and birthday...

367 views, 0 by Jayden348


Fake Flowers & Branches on Cakes

Hello Everyone! So, having read some of your previous wisdom on the topic of adding fake decorations to cakes, I have seen a little bit on other threads about food safety, and washing fake decorations. I’ve also seen a little bit about not...

406 views, 0 by Susie211


Swiss buttercream disaster

Re: Swiss buttercream Can someone explain the ways of my errors. I made Swiss buttercream the night before and took them out to settle in room temperature to decorate my cupcake. It is now the consistency of cottage cheese. What is going on? ...

417 views, 0 by Graham Cook

Graham Cook

Silver & Gold

Can anyone advise me on how to get a bright sparkly gold and silver colour on gumpaste items. Have tried several different dusts and edible paints but the silvers looks rather grey and the golds. just not as bright as I would like.

417 views, 1 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Impression Mat?

I have an order for this cake, but I can’t seem to find the impression mat to do the “lines/grooves” that are on the bow & ribbon. I think they used an impression mat? Anyone know where I can purchase this? Any links would be so helpful!