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1,041 views, 0 by Lucy

Lucy

Painting modeling chocolate or fondant to get a matt finish

I’ve been mixing colour gels with vodka to paint fondant and modeling chocolate I can’t seem to work it in too the sculpter it doesn’t stick to the surface so I have to keep piling it on also it doesn’t dry we’ll it’s too shinny I want a matt...

2,008 views, 3 by SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

Paints for airbrushing modelling chocolate

Hello!! I want to make a cake and cover it with white modelling chocolate. I also want to use my airbrush on the cake and I know the paintings need to be oil based. So the question is has anybody airbrushed white chocolate modelling? With wich...

1,676 views, 0 by RitaGreerSC

Painting Premade Gumpaste Roses

I need to darken some red rose sprays to a deep dark red and I’m not quite sure what to use. I’ve tried brushing with petal dust and the color never comes out deep enough. I’ve used Super red and chocolate brown and that didn’t look good either....

1,673 views, 1 by DeniseRayArtworks

DeniseRayArtworks

Hello - Newbie here :)

Hi everyone! My name is Denise and I’m from Cochrane, Alberta Canada. I have been following and using this site for tips / tricks since I started cake decorating around Halloween. Love all the posts and amazing cake artists on here! I am a novice...

767 views, 1 by kim

kim

piping chocolate

Hi everyone I am new here and a begginer to the world of cake decorating I am making a chocolate cake covered with chocolate and wanting to pipe a shell border around the top and bottom of the cake like you can with royal icing i have tried...

111,804 views, 5 by Laura Loukaides

Laura Loukaides

Working with Chocolate Ganache

Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could help me out a bit. You see, I’ve been wanting to start using Chocolate Ganache in my cakes for a while, a change from using Butter-cream all the time, but I need to know a little more about it before I...

938 views, 0 by Philip Stallone

Philip Stallone

Stylish choco chip cookies

Please suggest me some recipes for chocolate chip cookies. I am waiting to post them on my blog. Also suggest your comments and ideas too.

1,270 views, 0 by Mardie Makes Cakes

Mardie Makes Cakes

Such a thing as Chocolate Fruit Cake?? Anyone?

Hello everyone! I am wanting to put a spin on the traditional Christmas cake this year… Just for the family… Something rich and chocolatey and fruit n nutty… With alcohol even… Non nom nom… Does such a cake exist ya think? and if so does anyone...

3,991 views, 13 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette: Issue 4.07 / July 2015

This is a great gazette for anyone wanting to take their cakes to a new level and start competing. A few helpful hints and lots of encouragement. Check out the fabulous interview with the ever so gorgeous Melanie Byrne of the enchanting merchant...

958 views, 1 by LittleJakesCakes

LittleJakesCakes

New Member to CakesDecor

Hi All, I am a new member to CakesDecor, My name is Paul Niven and I have been baking and decorating cakes for just over a year now, I have always been interested in cooking since school and loved to Bake, however this all stopped once i left...

837 views, 0 by Daniel

Daniel

Newbie

Hi all, Just wanted to say hello. I must say the quality of cakes on here is absolutely amazing (if somewhat daunting!). I suppose I am a creative person, I teach Design and Technology (Product Design) but grew up watching my mum making cakes...

779 views, 0 by Miranda

Miranda

Freshness timeline

I haven’t made cakes that a client is unsure of the party date. She is wanting it for Tuesday morning so was thinking baking Sunday, ice cover Monday. How long would a cake last not refrigerated for in days. It’s a chocolate cake, chocolate...

7,233 views, 7 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.09 / September 2015

I hope you all love this months gazette as much as I did putting it together! So many wonderful collaborations to share along with some of the best top 5 cakes you could imagine. Oh and did you see the cake decorators of the week this month, OMG...

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