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4,709 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Using Sparkling Sugar on Buttercream Cake

Hi, I’ve been asked to do a 2-Tier Bridal Shower cake covered completely with sparkling sugar. I was thinking of putting the cake inside a large box and using my hand, cover the sides and top of the cake with the sugar. Do any of you have a...

5,544 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Any tips For decorating a buttercream cake with fondant decorations?

My twins birthday is this weekend and I was wanting to do a buttercream cake instead of a fondant cake. I’ve always done fondant. Im very nevous about doing a all buttercream cake with fondant decorations. Stepping out of my comfort zone lol Any...

3,227 views, 0 by Bakermama

Bakermama

Fondant petals on a buttercream cake?

I have a request for this cake for an upcoming wedding ~ only she insists it be a buttercream cake. 4 tiers. 4 tiers and petals I can handle, but petals on buttercream…. makes me nervous!! Would you do it? Do you think it will hold up??

1,157 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

How to get crisp fondant edges on a square buttercream cake .

Has anyone got any tips on how to get really crisp edges on square cakes, when they only have buttercream, not a ganache, underneath the fondant. Here in France I am not allowed to produce a cake with ganache on it (because of the cream)...

679 views, 0 by Marguerite's Custom Cakes

Marguerite's Custom Cakes

I only do buttercream cakes, no fondant. Anyone else?

I hate fondant, mostly because I’m not a fan of the taste. The cakes are beautiful, but I prefer working with buttercream. Am I the only one?

1,347 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!

3,796 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

Wedding cake set up advice (eek!)

Hi everyone I have my very first wedding cake order coming up in the next few weeks and I’m hoping to get some advice on setting up at the venue. The cake will be a three-tier rustic-style buttercreamed cake (not nerve-wracking at all for a...

5,310 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #4 - The Baking Sheet

Before discovering her passion for cake and cookie decorating, Loren worked for 15 years in sales and marketing at a large technology company. Currently, as a wife and stay-at-home mom to her 5 1/2 year old son Ryan, she now has much more...

11,867 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...

4,255 views, 0 by Kendra

Design Dilemma on Mehndi Pattern

Hey, guys. I have a design dilemma and I would appreciate your advice. A bride has contacted me requesting a wedding cake with a design similar to this one by Jen’s Cakes. Here’s my dilemma: I’m NOT a great piper and I definitely know...

797 views, 0 by Nadiaa

Nadiaa

Please help - any idea how to achieve this effect?

I’ve had an enquiry about doing a cake with this effect on it. It’s a buttercream cake and while I’m totally comfortable tackling this cake, I’m wondering whether the BC has been piped, and if so, which tip? It doesn’t look like the rustic bc...

1,138 views, 1 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Sparkling Sugar on Buttercream

Hi, everybody, I’ve been asked to make a two-tier buttercream cake covered "entirely’ in sparkling sugar. Does anyone have an easy way (if there is such a thing) to do this without messing up the sides too much? The tiers will be too heavy...

916 views, 1 by Nancy's Fancy's Cakes & Catering (Nancy Goolsby)

Nancy's Fancy's Cakes & Catering (Nancy Goolsby)

Nancy's Fancy's Cakes & Catering

Hi everyone! I opened my business in 1986, but am a self-taught decorator since 1980. I specialize in buttercream design. I have a shop in Abingdon, Virginia. I do some fondant detail and just recently after all these years, I did an all...

12,345 views, 0 by bakinlove

Buttercream with Fondant decorations?

All right, I am a well experienced cake baker and decorator. However, ALL my experience is with buttercream. My SIL is getting married in May and wants a fondant cake…but she really wants a buttercream cake with a fondant drape flowing from the...

906 views, 0 by Sweet D's Cakes

Sweet D's Cakes

A little about me. ..

Hi there! My name is Danielle. I live in south Florida. I’ve been decorating cakes for over 15 years in a commercial bakery pumping out anywhere from 20-50 buttercream cakes in a day. Now, I work from my own kitchen, at home, and take my...

1,324 views, 0 by Misty

Misty

Wafer paper on buttercream

I’m doing a cake design using wafer paper to do the ruffles on the side of the cake. In the past i’ve always used a fondant covered cake but the lady it’s for doesn’t want fondant on it. Can I apply wafer paper ruffles to the side of a...

29,780 views, 0 by Yaneri

Yaneri

Applying Fondant

Ok, so my routine of cake decorating is, I put my buttercream cakes in the refrigerator over nite. I get up super early next morning at 630. Take the cakes out of the refrigerator. I start gathering my supplies. I start to roll out my...

4,559 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to make buttercream glittery or shimmer

I’m doing a finding nemo cake and was wondering how I can make the blue buttercream sparkly or shimmery I don’t own a air brush machine an have no knowledge of how to use one I have seen buttercream cAkes very glittery in the past plz help me...

3,068 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

How do I support this heavy topper?

Hi Everyone! My bride wants to place this ceramic heart on her cake. The top tier will be a 6" square buttercream cake. I would use the SPS system on top but it doesn’t come any smaller than a 6" square and I don’t want it covering the...

3,240 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Edible lace on buttercream

Hi, does anyone know if Claire Bowman edible lace can be wrapped around a buttercream cake and if so how long does it last? Does it dissolve over time?