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How to make hand made gumpaste by Sonia de la Cuadra

Learn how to make gumpaste sugarpaste with no electric machine. Its in spanish but very clear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rK_eR9nh40Y&t=8s

Handmade dummy

Hi all, lovely peps! I was planning to make a three tier dummy cake, but I only had two styrofoam dummies. So I thought to do myself another one. I also think that a similar method could be used to enlarge or to extend dummies you already...

Printemps: behind the scene❤

I always loved fairies and their enchanted world…their wings, their grace. Everything about them gives you that feeling of being surrounded by magic and timeless beauty. As soon as I’ve known the theme we had to explore, I saw a picture in my...

The making of "Hilda"❤

Hilda, the creation of illustrator Duane Bryers and pin-up art’s best kept secret has been my inspiration for Sweet Summer collaboration. Voluptuous in all the right places, a little clumsy but not at all shy about her figure, Hilda was one of...

My Cake Decorating Journey

Thanks for the share opportunity Michal – great idea! My earliest memory of cake was when I lived with my Gran – she made delicious cakes that were rock hard and you had to use your teeth like a scraper to gnaw at them! She didn’t have an oven...

Interview #44: Dorothy Klerck

Dorothy’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | FB 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’m a Wife to Tobie and mom to Jack 17, Alex 14,...

Maori Tattoo monochrome, cake painting

Tools you will need. Draw your template on parchment paper. Prepare a plate made of modeling chocolate or fondant, as you prefer. Lay the template on the plate and follow each line with a toothpick in order to affect slightly your...

It's only a cake?!

Pricing your work can be really difficult More and more customer expect something for nothing. Huge detailed designs for supermarket prices and they think nothing at telling you ‘how much?? It’s only a cake?’ But that is where they are wrong....

Sculpting with fondant #4: “Fior di fragola” cake

Hi all, Today I want to show you some shots of my last cake, inspired by my design: a little girl named “Fior di fragola“, dedicated to an italian famous ice cream with strawberries and vanilla. The cake is themed sea, the little girl has the...

Botticelli painted cakes

I made these two following painted cakes as a tribute to Renaissance, taking inspiration from both Botticelli’s painting (Villa Lemmi fresco and The Fortitude) and italian majolica painting. I used the Deco Biscuit technique for the nude sponge...