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Preparation for my first cake competition

I’ve been sooooooo busy in the last few weeks. Cake pops for a wedding, and I’m starting to work on the characters for the cake I’m planning to enter into my first cake competition. My fingers are starting to dry out already from the delicate...

Preparation for my first cake competition..cont'd

I’ve been working on some of the characters for the competition cake again this week. I’m quite pleased with them so far, but there’s loads to do yet. Also this week I’ve been trying out recipes and icing techniques for Christmas...

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...

Dog tutorial

1. Preparation – I always use several pieces of polystyrene. This is how I achieve that the model has inside’s wooden stick long enough to be stable on a cake and also I do not damage hours of attempt when I want to move it from...

Baileys Ganache

Today I share the recipe for Baileys ganache, here goes … - 200g chocolate (into small pieces) - 100ml cream - 100 ml of Baileys drink - Salt - 15gr. unsalted butter (softened at room temperature) Preparation: Place the chocolate in a...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.03 / March 2015

Welcome to the Issue 4.03 / March 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to view Gazette in web browser ...

ANCIENT CONVENTUAL ALMOND CAKE

INGREDIENTS: 9 eggs 600g sugar 300g peeled & ground almonds 1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp wheat flour PREPARATION: Mixe the eggs with the sugar, than the almonds and last the flour and the baking powder. Line your cake pan with...

Interview #42: Myton Ouano of Antonio’s Kitchen

Myton’s: CakesDecor Profile | 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 live currently in Arizona USA, I grew up in the...

Vans Shoe Cake topper Tutorial

Tools & Materials Required ~ Print and cut out Templates Fondant in White and another colour of your choice Corn Flour with sponge for dusting Exacto Knife or sharp Blade Edible Glue with brush Stitch tool 2 width sizes of straws...

FIOS DE OVOS - EGG STRANDS or ANGEL HAIR

Angel hair, called in Portuguese fios de ovos (“egg threads”) is a traditional Portuguese sweet food made of eggs (chiefly yolks), drawn into thin strands and boiled in sugar syrup. They are a traditional element in Portuguese cuisine, both...