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CakesDecor Theme: Ballet & Ballerina Cakes

This week we are showcasing fabulous Ballet & Ballerina cakes! So beautiful, delicate and pretty. Big congratulations to everyone featured! If your ballet cake isn’t here, please just let me know and I will gladly add it for you or you...

Gumpaste Ballet Slipper Tutorial

STEP 1— Buy smallest pair of childrens ballet slippers from Payless Shoe Source I got a size 7 childrens and they were $19.95. They can be re-used for other slippers. Cut off elastic straps and run a basting stitch of thread across shoe from side...

Interview #30: Serdar Yener from Yener's Way

Thanks to Shags from curiAUSSIEty custom cakes we are bringing you interview with Serdar Yener from Yener’s Way 1. What inspired you to want to be a cake decorator? It all started when I was 17. I asked my mum to find a job for me during the...

Interview #4: Ron Ben-Israel

Biography As Chef-Owner of one of the country’s finest couture cake studios, Ron Ben-Israel started his confectionery adventures after a fifteen-year career as a professional modern dancer. Upon retiring from performing with companies...

Gumpaste Peacock Feather Tutorial

I posted this edible peacock feather tutorial on my blog earlier this year and it has by far been the most popular blog entry I have done so far. I thought I would share it here as well for anyone that might be interested in trying to make them....

Noob to CD!

Hi everyone and thanks for having me! I have been following CD on Twitter for a long time, but never actually bit the bullet and joined up myself. That has now been rectified and I have also put up a selection of my work by way of introduction. ...

Logo Design #1: Why is it so hard to create a logo

Ive sat down many time at the computer or with a pad and pencil trying to create a logo for my cake business. How hard can it be really, well quite hard. I find it easier to create a wedding cake then to design a logo. So today i finally bit...

Mercedes Benz Car Cake Tutorial

This Mercedes Benz E-Class Cake was made out of a 10 inch square mud cake which was cut into half and placed one piece on top of another. I then carved the side profile of the cake (with a serrated knife) using a printed image of the car...

Carved Cakes #1: Mickey Mouse Cake

Don’t have a Mickey Mouse Pan? The Image above display just how u can create a mickey mouse cake from a love pan. Step 1: print out a copy of Mickey’s head and cut it out Step 2: laminate it, just so the cake’s oily patch don’t stain the...

Interview #43: BRYSON PERKINS

Bryson’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook Page 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 left Hawaii at the age of nineteen in search...