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1,389 views, 0 by luvbaking

Neater fondant edges?

Hi everyone. I am self-taught in fondant and have a very basic question. How do I make cleaner corners on a rectangular or square shaped cake? My corners always looked like a wrapped present where I wind up overlapping th corners (see...

566 views, 0 by Alf

Soaking a "ball" cake

Hello, I am no expert. I just enjoy baking for the family and some friends. I am baking (or attempting to) a bowling ball cake for granddaughter. I used a dense buttery recipe and was wondering if I can soak it with a syrup. I normally make...

968 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

GLUTEN FREE GINGERBREAD

A moist gluten free gingerbread Makes 12 INGREDIENTS • 1 1/3 cup white rice flour 1/3 cup cornstarch 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup molasses 1...

2,553 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Boxing Belt - helppppp!

I am part of a team who will be making a birthday cake for a world boxing champion. I am in charge of making the Champion belt – I’m fine with making the actual belt, but I’m open to suggestions about how to make the center piece – it has...

692 views, 1 by Charis

Charis

Ideas for making crystal cheerleading bling?

I am planning a cake with a cheerleading logo on it. In real life the logo is covered in fake crystal bling. Does anyone have an idea how to replicate the bling? Thanks in advance!

1,500 views, 0 by Marcia Hardaker

Marcia Hardaker

Boxing cakes for customer

Please help me out. When a customer picks up a cake, how do you have it packaged? In boxes, wrapped in paper, or plastic containers etc?

1,213 views, 4 by Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Be careful what you wish for ;-)

Hi everyone, Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet on here recently :-(, I have tried to keep up to date with everyone’s new cakes, so sorry if I’ve missed any :-(. Life has been a little mad recently! As anyone who read my profile on here knows, I...

586 views, 17 by Sweet Dreams by Heba

Sweet Dreams by Heba

Dolce Sentire Classes in Central Florida!!!

HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!! I am so happy and honored to tell you that I shall be hosting the AMAZING super star cookier, Aixa Zunino, of Dolce Sentire, next month in Saint Cloud, Florida!! This will be her FIRST TIME TO THE USA. Check out the two...

5,205 views, 13 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.08 / August 2015

Welcome to the Issue 4.08 / August 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to view Gazette in...

1,050 views, 3 by Mira - Mirabella Desserts

Mira - Mirabella Desserts

Mira - Mirabella Desserts

Hi everyone, my name is Mira. I don’t know that I have an interesting story to tell about myself but here goes… My nationality is Egyptian but I was born in Canada after my parents immigrated here in the early 70’s and have lived in the...

1,522 views, 1 by cookie gala

cookie gala

fondant covered cakes

Since I started my homemade cake business, I always feel my cakes come out dry,I usually make ginoise cakes,after coooling I add syrup to the cake layers then frost and ice with SWM buttercream. I am not satisfied with my ending results,it seems...

840 views, 0 by Dr Archana Diwan

Dr Archana Diwan

My introduction.

A big hello at all the awesome cake decorators here on cakes decor. My name is Dr Archana Diwan. I am a dentist . I live in Bangalore India. I started baking as a hobby a few years back . As I kept progressing I felt the need to decorate my...

587 views, 1 by Kayleigh's Kreations

Kayleigh's Kreations

Hello Cake Lovelies

Hello all, I am Kayleigh, I am 27 and have been decorating cakes here and there since 2010. In Feb this year i decided to take the leap into caking full time and I am sooo glad I did! Not only have I learnt so many new skills but I have become...

2,254 views, 2 by keiracakesthis

keiracakesthis

Local Business profiting from Craftsy copycat workshops!

While browsing a very popular local cake business’ Facebook page (109k+ likes!) that gives workshops, I was stunned to find they give group workshops to people wanting to learn different techniques copying Craftsy classes blatantly! Until now,...

834 views, 0 by Cara

Cara

Hello! :)

Hello! :) My name is Cara and I’m a new member to CakesDecor even though I’ve been browsing for a while..! I am 20 years old and have just started my own cake making business based in North Wales called Cacenni Cara :) (translation: Cara’s...

1,298 views, 1 by Gadget Cakes

Gadget Cakes

where am i going wrong :(

Hello every one! Im after some advice if possible please. Im losing confidence in my work and i keep pushing myself harder. I build all my own frames for my cakes and can do gravity cakes and i try to do some sculpting. ive put cakes up and...

1,040 views, 10 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

Cajun Cake Expo

I love that we are having a cake show at the end of the year, it will make a nice change. So I hope you all will come join us for the Cajun Cake Expo in Lafayette on October 22-24th. Such a great theme, Myths and Fairytales so it should make...

1,538 views, 0 by Ciccio

Ciccio

Josh, Donkey & Operation Sugar made Local Newspaper

The link to the newspaper article about Josh, Donkey & Operation Sugar http://www.rotoruadailypost.co.nz/news/donkey-cake-gets-a-smile-from-birthday-boy/1764437/ they’re supposed to be doing a small one on me on Saturday will add…even though...

5,743 views, 1 by Yum Cakes and Treats

Yum Cakes and Treats

Wedding Cake for $200 to feed 250

Outrageous right?! That’s the request I got this evening from my neighbour’s fiancée. She wants me to make her a cake to feed 250 people for $200! Any suggestions? I’m thinking 3 tier simple buttercream roses with perhaps bands of diamond bling...

7,478 views, 0 by Xclusive

Xclusive

Help pls! How do I secure a diamante brooch to extra large gumpaste bows?

My client wants to have extra large gumpaste bows with blings – diamante brooches on her 4 tier wedding cake. Suddenly I was filled with apprehension – How do I secure the brooch to the bow and then to the side of the cake? Secondly, how do I...