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Interview #41: Isabel Tamargo from Tartas Imposibles

Isabel’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook | Pinterest Interview 1. Tell us a little about yourself, family, where do you live and what did you do for a living before making cakes if anything? I was born in Madrid but we moved in...

CakesDecor Theme: Summer Cakes, Cupcakes and Cookies

We do love this time of year, but, the process of building a cake in the summer can be a bit of a nightmare, the butter-cream is melting way too fast and the fondant is just that warm that it sticks to everything… it can be a scary time of year...

Aquafaba swiss meringue buttercream - also egg free meringue, imbc, macaron...

Hi all! This is a recipe I’ve used twice now to make smbc without eggs- its the smbc recipe I promised you in the writeup to my book cake posted yesterday. Aquafaba is the water you get from a can of chickpeas/ garbanzo beans, or after boiling...

Interview #3: Royal Bakery's Lesley Wright

Lesley is English, but has lived in California for two years. She has been baking ‘full-time’ for less than a year, and counts herself as very lucky that she doesn’t have to do a proper job as well! She is also self-taught, and spends a lot of...

Interview #9: Raewyn from Cakes by Raewyn

Bio I’m a self-taught, stay at home Mum of three Beautiful Girls. Originally from NZ but I have lived most of my life in Australia where it’s nearly always sunny and warm. I started decorating in March 2011 for my youngest daughter,...

Edible Lantern Tutorial

This tutorial has been really popular on my Facebook page so I thought you might like to see it too. It will help you create your own edible lantern which you can either use as a cake topper or as a stand-along sugar piece. I have made mine in a...

Interview #39: Tanya Halas of Cake Heart

Tanya’s: CakesDecor Account | Facebook Page Interview: 1. Tell me about yourself (Family, occupation, where are you from originally?, etc.) I am Canadian.  Born in Newfoundland and raised in Manitoba and have a loving and supportive...

Brown Sugar Penuche Cake

Brown Sugar Penuche Cake from cake.paper.party Ingredients 12 ounces (340 grams) brown sugar-1 ½ cups 5 ¾ ounces (163 grams) granulated sugar-generous ¾ cup 2 ounces (57 grams) unsalted butter, softened 4 ounces weight (113 grams)...

How to make a 3D standing Lorax cake tutorial

So, I’m no expert, I mostly make things up as I go along, but here’s how I made my lorax cake… I hope it helps someone and maybe give you the confidence to have a go at a standing cake if you haven’t yet, as this was my first. I used steel...

PVC cake armature #1: Brobee 3D cake

PVC “HOW TO” I am still a new cake artist, and am far from perfect. I had an order for a children’s birthday party, in which the customer wanted a 3D character from a popular children’s show, Yo Gabba Gabba. I searched all over Cakesdcor and...