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Wedding cakes in Buttercream #1: 3 designs in one cake

I used 100% buttercream to frost cake with, and do all scrollwork, boarders, etc… 3-tier wedding cake (6-8-12 inch tiers) 2-layers in each tier w/ buttercream filling. I baked and frosted all tiers w/ buttercream frosting. ...

How to Centre Dowel a Cake

Ok, This is how to centre dowel a cake if you feel its very tall/top heavy/ etc There are multiple ways, but this is how I did it for this specific cake. With a little help from my cakey friends :) 1. I cut a circle out from MDF with my new...

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...

Tiered birthday cakes #2: Wizard of Oz Buttercream creation.

100% buttercream 2-tiered Wiz of Oz cake theme for March of Dimes benefit. Frost top and bottom tiers in buttercream. On top tier add 2-tones of blue for sky effect and smooth in leaving variations of colors… Outline...

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...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.06 / June 2015

Make sure you guys check out this months gazette it is jam packed full of all your favorite collabs and a short but sweet interview with the totally amazing Gilles LeBlanc! ...

New beginnings #10: Comp failure :-(

Right before I start close your eyes and imagin a 3 tiered Xmas tree with a stump covered in pretty lights red tasseled sugarveil for tinsel and isomalt baubles :-) that’s what my mess was suppose to look like. As you can tell it didn’t go...

The Cake & Bake Show 2013 #1: Review

My name is Sameera and I own Sweet Blossom Cakes based in Kent, U.K. I had the privilege of attending The Cake & Bake Show at Earl’s Court on behalf of Cakesdecor.com. My experience at the show was tremendous. I had the opportunity to meet...

How to make a Dahlia Without Cutters

To Make this you will need Sugar Glue Tylose Bakels RTR Pettinice (Or something like Satin ice but if you can Bakels is what I use) Food Colouring (I use rainbow Dust Progel colours and for this coloured Red pettinice with Burgundy...

Amazing Robert Haynes two day Hibiscus and Jasmine floral craft course.

This weekend Alice my mini cooper car and I chugged (and at times nearly set sail), through the floods we are currently experiencing to travel across from Leicestershire to Gloucestershire. The reason for this madness was so that I could attend...