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1,595 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

802 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Cake Camp

Are any of you lovely people going to Cake Camp UK next weekend? I am hoping to improve my modelling skills, my favourite thing to create, along with flowers. Would be great to meet up with any of you going along.

1,490 views, 8 by Daniel Diéguez

Daniel Diéguez

Sweet art

The people still are surprised when I speak of eating artistic sweets, there is the one who wants to preserve them, or even to whom it makes sad to eat them. I am a pastry chef but before that I’m creator of eatable art. I started by...

1,682 views, 1 by DeniseRayArtworks

DeniseRayArtworks

Hello - Newbie here :)

Hi everyone! My name is Denise and I’m from Cochrane, Alberta Canada. I have been following and using this site for tips / tricks since I started cake decorating around Halloween. Love all the posts and amazing cake artists on here! I am a novice...

1,897 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Does anyone have any advice on cake structure? (update)

It`s my son`s 14th birthday coming up and he`s told me he`d like a surprise for his cake….but it can`t be anything embarrassing (he knows I really want to make a Cinderella cake!) So a Transformer cake it is, and since it`s for my son I can push...

13,023 views, 1 by Starry Delights

Starry Delights

Blending fondant

Hi I was just wondering how do you blend seams on your cakes or decorations without leaving a line or mark? I know you can do that with modelling chocolate but is it possible to achieve this smooth transition with fondant?

1,373 views, 0 by miettes

miettes

Calling in some ideas... please!

Hi all, I am asked to make a cake for a gentleman who is turning 60 and who is also a judge… No fondant cover, just chocolate ganache as the finish look. And since I am a novice at modelling with sugar, I don’t think I can do elaborate sugar...

2,961 views, 0 by Sharon Young

Sharon Young

Royal Icing or Fondant

I have been making cakes for over 30 years.. and way back then it was very unusual to see cakes decorated in anything other than Royal Icing or Buttercream… I took a little break from making cakes, as my children thought it was un cool to have...

1,193 views, 1 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Concept/large cake construction

Hi fellow CD’s. I am after some advise please. I shall be hitting the big 40 next year and would like to attempt a concept/large/themed cake. This will be my biggest challenge to date so am already thinking way ahead of time ;0) Would really...

717 views, 0 by Iced n Frosted!

Iced n Frosted!

Greetings from Houston, Texas!

Hello everyone!! I joined Cakes Decor last month and I am so happy to be here! I feel so proud to be part of such a huge talent base! Some of the cakes I have seen here are mindblowingly awesome!! I would like to introduce myself to you all….I...

679 views, 2 by Katarzyna Rarok

Katarzyna Rarok

New to Cake Decor

Hi all, been doing cakes for a while but only recently decided to join Cake Decor, i love decorating cakes and learning new skills, last year i was brave enough to attend modelling course and now gaining more confidence in my creations, hope i...

805 views, 11 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette issue 5.11 / November 2016

Another wonderful month of cakes has passed and I so wish I could have shown them all they were all so good. The collaborations that came out in October were off the charts with some of the best pieces I think I have seen all year. I also had the...

743 views, 0 by Klimbim

Klimbim

Happy New Year!

Hello everybody, I am Jacky from Wuppertal in Germany. I just found this page a few minutes ago and am already so impressed by all the creativity here! Can’t wait to discover all your beautiful cakes, creations and tutorials! I am an admirer...

862 views, 0 by Nikki's Cakes

Edible icing sheet - advice needed

Hi, I wonder if anyone can help? I’m doing a wine bottle cake in the next couple of days. I designed a label and had it printed on an edible icing sheet – it looks good, but I’m worried that when I put it on the wine bottle (which will be...

669 views, 0 by Bramsley

Newbie using isomalt

Hi everyone. I’m a fairly experienced amateur cake decorator, but a total newbie when it comes to isomalt. I’ve been asked to make a special car-shaped cake that would really need see-through windows, so naturally my thoughts turned to using...

979 views, 0 by Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Making boat sails?

Hi I am thinking of trying to make my father in law a model of his favourite yacht to go on top of his birthday cake next month. I have googled fondant boats etc for ideas all the boats have wafer paper sails, which I didn’t want to use, as he...

1,556 views, 0 by TamB52

FEATHERS?

I’ve been asked to make a Cher-themed cake. Trouble enough…but then..they requested Cher in her Half-breed regalia. ???? How do I make a feather headdress? I am making Cher out of modelling chocolate from the waist up and I would like to have...

797 views, 0 by Angelic Cakes By Sarah

Angelic Cakes By Sarah

How to fix a very heavy topper to the SIDE of a cake

Hi everyone, I am making a “fishing” cake and have a 25 cm modelling chocolate trout that I need to put on the side of the cake without it ripping out (as if the fish was being pulled out the water). The fish needs to be as realistic as possible...

700 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Flowers made with modeling chocolate

Hi. I tried to use a ball tool for the first time on sum petals that I had cut out of some modelling chocolate I had made (again first time) but the ball tool just stuck to the choc and dragged it. Should I hav let it sit a while to harden 1st?...

1,986 views, 0 by The Cake Boutique Manila

Help! Construction advice needed for an "illusion" cake

hi cake friends! I’m making a circus themed cake for a friend’s daughter. My idea is to make a circus ring with a strong man standing on top balancing a circus tent with his hands over his head. I just need some reassurance on how I am planning...

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