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593 views, 0 by CakesbyLiane

Help, cant find a mould that a bride has requested!

Hoping someone can help. Im looking for the mould on the bottom tier, any thoughts? Also a bride had asked me to replicate the cake below but id like to ask the original designers permission first, unfortunately i cant find it anywhere on...

1,328 views, 0 by Kayleigh

Bride and groom topper?

I am making 60 cupcakes and an 8" cake for a weddin and they have just asked me if I can make a bride and groom topper to look like them for the cake, I just wondered if anyone had any idea how much you would charge for something like this as I...

2,001 views, 0 by miettes

miettes

Scared!!

I’ve been asked if I could do 250 cupcakes for a wedding in June!! I’ve already done that many for a charity last year, so I know I can do it and cupcakes don’t scare me at all. The bride-to-be is now asking me to give her ideas for a small...

2,093 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Freaking out! Wedding cake peonies & roses

I am doing a wedding cake next week. Spent two weeks making heaps of peonies (my first) in purple and I hate them. I then made white ones with much thinner petals (better) but still not totally happy. Have made a few roses but still have more to...

1,111 views, 0 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Whats style is your business card?

Hello xx I’m running out of business cards and have a dilemma I’d like some help with please. My current business cards have a picture of one of my cakes on which has served me well, but it’s a cheerful birthday cake and I’m now starting to do...

1,270 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Feelings about copying others work?...

Well, myself personally, I think it’s ok as long as you don’t tell anyone that it’s your original design. There are millions of cake pictures on the web and brides are always bringing me pictures of cakes they like. Most of my brides do take...

6,000 views, 1 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wedding Cake Disaster!

I nearly had a heart attack today and still feel like I am until I hear back from the bride. Today I delivered a wedding cake and when I opened the back of my car to take the cake out, I found the cake SLID OFF the fondant covered board!!!!!...

6,649 views, 0 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Sheer bridal veil using edible materials

Hello my lovely cake friends xx I’ve got another topic I’d like some advice with please. I want to make a brides veil on a fondant topper that is see through (opaque not totally translucent). I want to be able to see the back of the Wedding...

2,071 views, 1 by Sharon

Sharon

Grocery store wedding cake....

Hello; I have owned my bakery for 35 years. Every so often something like this happens. A bride and her mother came into the bakery yesterday with a three tier wedding cake they just picked up from a big chain grocery store. They were both in...

843 views, 0 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Have you used Mexican paste?

Hi everyone, I was wondering if any of you use Mexican paste and what you find it most useful for? I’m making a Bride and Groom topper soon and I know the couple will want to keep it for a while. So I usually use fondant with tylos mixed in...

3,778 views, 0 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

What is Dyocell powder?

Hi there…….help please cakie friends xx I’ve just watched a tutorial on a site that was making a bride and groom model for the top of a cake. The guest tutor said to add Dyocell powder to sugarpaste, but I can’t find it on any UK sites….is it not...

1,297 views, 0 by Caz

dealing with abusive hotel staff

Please tell be I’m not the only one who has had a run in with a hotel owner / staff. I just got off the phone shaking and almost burst into tears. Its a week before the wedding and I have finally got the contact’s details at the hotel from the...

1,231 views, 1 by Jenniffer White

Jenniffer White

I was asked to join panel of experts on a webinar!

A week or so ago I was contacted by Minette Rushing (of Custom Cakes of Savannah fame) and asked if I would be willing to serve as a panelist on a wedding cake marketing webinar! Well, of course I would!! The webinar is titled “Wedding Cakes –...

885 views, 7 by Christine Kerr

Christine Kerr

Chocolate work

Hi all, here are a few photos of some of my chocolate work. I have done some marbled shards one one wedding cake, plain white chocolate shards for another, and another popular choice is a chocolate box. These are hollow inside, and you fill them...

2,337 views, 0 by Alecia

Alecia

Advice/tips for grooms cake

Hi everybody! I’m new here and fairly new at cake decorating as well. I have some questions about an upcoming grooms cake I’m doing for my brother in law. He’s into photography, hiking and Irish music. I originally wanted to somehow...

3,410 views, 0 by Kendra

Barn Wedding. June. Buttercream. HELP

I have a wedding coming up in June that will take place outdoors in a barn. The theme is rustic elegance and the bride likes the look of the “messy-iced” cakes that are becoming popular in part, because of Pinterest. I’ve attached a picture to...

1,060 views, 4 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Where do you get your seasonal inspiration for Wedding cakes

Hi there, I’ve got quite a few Brides booked in for the next few months to discuss Wedding cakes for 2015/16 and although they generally come with an idea of what it is they would like, sometimes they really don’t have a clue. So I normally sit...

10,878 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Piping Royal on Buttercream?

Hi All, more and more of my brides are requesting buttercream cakes instead of fondant. I am not as well versed in buttercream’s capabilities. I always use swiss meringue on my buttercream cakes – can you pipe royal icing on that? And will the...

1,811 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Wedding cake

I’ve been asked to make a wedding cake. After consulting with the bride, she decided she could not afford the price, so she asked if I could make a smaller cake for display and have a sheet cake in the back to serve the guests. I am wondering:...

1,060 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fondant Disaster

Hello… I hope some of you can shed some light into an unexpected problem I ran into… I purchased a bucket of Carma Massa Ticino fondant for a wedding cake I was making. It had been highly recommended and had great review on line. It was...