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1,095 views, 11 by Siobhan Buckley

Siobhan Buckley

The World of Sugar Flowers Tribute Colaboration

Watch this space!!!!! The World of Sugar Flowers proudly presents our very special tribute to people living with cancer and their families. All will be revealed this coming Friday at 12 noon GMT We, as artists, collaborate for a wide variety of...

27,122 views, 0 by Cakes by Maray

Cakes by Maray

Inserting wired Sugar flowers in cake

Hello everyone! I am pretty new to cake decorating and I desperately need your advice. I have read numerous times how you should not insert wires in cake. I have also read that if you covered the wire in floral tape and white chocolate, it...

10,359 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Need help attaching heavy flowers

I am trying to attach heavy lily of the valley gumpaste flowers to the side of a cake and failing miserably. I think what is making them so heavy is the wire and that they have about 4-6 flowers on each bunch. I tried using royal icing and it...

826 views, 0 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Cosmos Flowers...?

My youngest sister is getting married in February, and we are all really excited about it ‘coz it’s been a looong time coming! :D They are doing everything themselves, at home, and I am going to do a cake for them as a wedding gift. My sister...

730 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Real flowers on a cake

Hi all. A customer has asked for a naked cake with a teapot on top and real flowers cascading down to a teacup on the board. I am trying to figure out how to achieve the effect with real flowers, ie how to wire them, prepare them to stop them...

509 views, 0 by Cakernewbie

Gum paste flowers

Hi, I’m designing my son’s wedding cake and an having a lot of trouble with wiring my petals. The floral wire is constantly poking out of the petals when I’m trying to attach them to the flower. I’ve tried several different ways of inserting the...

1,837 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

Sugar flowers and sugarpaste models - advice to customers

Hi all I’m very new to cakes and this site so please forgive me if this has been answered before or is an odd question!!! Could I ask what advice you give to your clients about any sugar models and sugar flowers that you create in terms of them...

13,864 views, 1 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

Spacing Between Tiers for Flowers

I am needing to put layers of flowers between the tiers of a wedding cake giving it a look like this: http://media.theknot.com/ImageStage/Objects/0003/0085457/image475x475.jpg I am sure there are different ways of doing it and I have one I...

1,420 views, 1 by Charlotte

Charlotte

Storing sugar flowers

Hello, I’m about to make some sugar flowers (roses) using flower paste and am confused over the best way to store them once done? I’ve read complete opposite opinions. Some say keep them in a cardboard box, therefore not airtight. Some say keep...

1,414 views, 0 by Margie

Applying flowers

I would appreciate any advice on applying gumpaste roses on a cake. I have 10 roses to place on a fondant cake and because of the cone shaped back I find it difficult. I can attaché them, but I can see the back side when I put Just one rose on...

2,574 views, 0 by Hayhay321

Hayhay321

How to price for individual sugar flowers

Hi all, I had someone ask if I could just make a few sugar flowers for them. It sounds like they’ll have their own cakes but want help with the decorations to go on the cake itself. How would you price out something like that? I guess it would...

1,866 views, 1 by Debs

How much to charge for gelatin flowers, butterflies, dragonflies, etc.

I have made gelatin butterflies in the past for a wedding cake and they turned out really well. I just included some money in the price. But I just got an order for some gelatin dragonflies and butterflies for a bakery to use on different cakes....

597 views, 2 by kmac

Help needed with arranging these gumpaste flowers

I would like guidance hopefully a tutorial on how to arrange these gumpaste flowers. The customer wants it arranged just like the photo.

674 views, 1 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Attaching heavy gum paste flowers to wedding cake

Can anyone help. I have to attach a lot of very heavy flowers to a 7 tier sponge wedding cake. They are wired so I can use flower picks, but I am worried about the weight pulling the cake out of shape. Can anyone help… please :)

1,022 views, 0 by Danielle

Danielle

Wedding cakes & Sugar flowers!

Hi everyone!!! My name is Danielle. And baking is a passion that started at a very young age in my mother’s kitchen. I love creating and making new confectionery products. As a full time Pastry Chef with 10+ experience, I also, love creating...

1,213 views, 0 by TLC

TLC

Help with fondant flowers on a buttercream cake

I hope that someone can help-I want to make a two tier BC cake and put some florist paste/gumpaste roses on it. How do I attach them and are they likely to wilt? If it is for a wedding will they last all day?? Tia!

5,833 views, 0 by kmac

How to Package Gumpaste Flowers & other Sugar Creations for Sale

I would like to sell my gumpaste flowers and other sugar creations like bows, baby shoes etc. to bakeries, cake decorators etc and was wondering how best to package the flowers and other creations for sale. What should I store them in? What...

1,307 views, 0 by kmac

Filler Flowers/Blossoms

I would like to practice making gumpaste filler flowers/blossoms, therefore does anyone have a list of filler flowers? In addition, any tips on storing, handling, dusting and airbrushing gumpaste flowers. Thank you.

570 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

royal blue flowers

I am making some blossoms flowers and they need to be royal blue. I got some petal dust but is not exactly the royal blue I need and it’s 2 late for me to order online. Can I paint the flowers with gel color? Thanks

2,831 views, 0 by kmac

How to Acheive Burnt Orange for Gumpaste Flowers

I have to dust parts of some white stargazer lilies burnt orange and was wondering how to acheive burnt orange in petal dust? Here is the photo of the shade of burnt orange. I purchased two jars of CK Flame petal dust as suggested by one...