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How to get perfect sharped edges.

Hi all, I always had some difficulties shaping perfect edges on my cakes. I looked for tutorials on the Internet and found some one that were very helpful, but after all, not enough for me. I followed a beautiful tutorial recommended here on...

Interview #33: Melanie Byrne of The Enchanting Merchant Company

1. How or why did you get started in cake decorating… was it by accident or did you always a passion for it? I used to love baking when I was younger because it was my form of escaping everything that was going on around me.  I was always a...

Interview #46: Gulnaz Mitchell

I want to thank Sharon for asking me to do an interview. What an incredible honour! I’ve never imagined this would actually happen when I posted my first cake on the platform three years ago. I have to admit that the Cakesdecor was the first...

Interview #35: Jeanne Winslow of Jeanne Winslow Cake Design

1. How or why did you get started in cake decorating… was it by accident or did you always have a passion for it? Cake decorating was a happy accident for me. After the retail company I was working for went out of business in 2009, my...

Orange cake with passion fruit Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This recipe is from http://www.cakepaperparty.com/. I have used a number of the recipes and so far have loved them all. This one was a big hit with the family. Orange Cake with Passion Fruit Buttercream Ingredients 12 ounces (340 grams)...

NO BUTTER - Dark Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Ingredients: ½ cup flour ¼ cup cocoa 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch of salt ½ cup oil 3 eggs 4oz dark chocolate (120g) Preheat oven to 350F (180C or Gas4). Line bottom of a 24cm or 9.5in round baking dish...

Interview #17: Ana Remígio

My name is Ana Remígio and my home is in the Algarve- Portugal. I’m the second of three kids raised by a wonderful mum from whom I have acquired so many passions…one of those was my passion for everything that is sweet. It was only after...

Light Coconut Cake

This cake is good as is without any frosting or you can frost it like I did for my son’s birthday cake (pictured). Light & Fluffy Coconut Cake (makes 1x 9-inch pan) 1 cup sugar 1 ½ cups flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼...

Sharp edges on a round cake - the easy way

Want to learn sharp edges the easy way? Well look no further cake fans, I will soon sort you out! Now as a prewarn, easy doesn’t always mean perfect. So what I’m saying is – this method does not provide perfection. Perfect sharp edges yes, but...

Banana Cake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups bananas, mashed, ripe 2 teaspoons lemon juice 3 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups...