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1,376 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...

559 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...

957 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...

2,544 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...

680 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!

1,490 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?

1,198 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...

5,154 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...

1,031 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...

1,486 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...

829 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...

567 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...

2,228 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,...

825 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...

1,273 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...

1,019 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...

1,522 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...

5,596 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...

7,417 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...

1,310 views, 0 by katemacchi

HELP...need some help and ideas

I have been asked to make a stacked black and white “diva” cake. I am searching for ideas and also need help in the best way to make really BLACK icing. When I make my buttercream black it tastes really bad, so I was thinking fondant, but I’ve...