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1,405 views, 0 by Sandra Monger

Sandra Monger

Americolor gel colours

Does anyone out there know if Americolor gel colours (the electric blue, pink etc.) are legal to use now in the UK? I saw somewhere (can’t remember where) that is is not legal in Europe due to the E numbers it uses? Is that right? I love this...

1,659 views, 0 by RBsCakes

Painting cake with food paste colours?

I cannot use vodka or any other form of alcohol in my cakes. Hence, painting a cake has become challenging for me. I tries water but the result was horrible. I considered using oil but was not sure if it would stay. I also need a liquid option to...

2,039 views, 0 by JoJo1625

1st Airbrush, what brand of colours do i get

Hi All im from the UK and bought my 1st airbrush, what brand of colour is the best to get? I have a dinky doodle airbrush. Also any tips and tricks would be great :D Cheers Jo

2,373 views, 10 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Help please. I'd really like to try cake painting.

Hello my lovelies xx I really want to start painting cakes…….but don’t know how, or where to start. I know lots of you are fantastic artists and Calli I know is exceptional…….so I’m feeling a little intimidated about the prospect of showing...

3,299 views, 2 by Violet - The Violet Cake Shop™

Violet - The Violet Cake Shop™

Just for Fun: Photos of Things (Other Than Another Cake) that Inspired A Design

Hi All, I just recently posted a cake that was inspired by a black & white ruffled dress by Valentino that popped up when I did a google search for something entirely unrelated, for another cake. After I made it, before I posted it here, I...

2,782 views, 3 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Airbrush/painting marzipan?

Hi cakey friends…….Im making my son his birthday cake, problem is, he will only have it covered with marzipan. Hes given me strict design insructions and wants a very colourful cake. Colourful stripes to be precise. Does anyone have any tips...

861 views, 1 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Advice please - where best to learn Hand modelling in chocolate

Hi cake friends. I’m feeling ready to learn a new skill and would love to learn how to model chocolate so I can offer another dimension to my cake decorating skills. (And who doesn’t like chocolate??!!) Do you have any advice on where best to...

1,750 views, 0 by Divine Specialty

Divine Specialty

Flesh tone colour

Hello, I need help mixing flesh tone colours out of fondant. I tried various mixing charts and the result is either to pink or to red. Any one have a tried a true mixing colour for flesh tone. Your help is greatly appreciated.

1,318 views, 1 by Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Help required (please don’t laugh)…

Well you can laugh a little – I certainly did… This is my very first attempt at a ball/spherical/temari cake (not quite sure what the correct terminology is). I had some left over vanilla cake and thought I would do something different with it,...

2,071 views, 0 by Laura Loukaides

Laura Loukaides

Most common requests...

Hi everyone, I was just curious to know if their is a “favourite” cake people ask for all the time, what is your most common request for wedding and birthday cakes, what styles and colours do people like best? I wasn’t sure if their is a...

626 views, 1 by The Rosebud Cake Company

The Rosebud Cake Company

Making BLUE sugarpaste

Hi everyone, does anyone else have any trouble making blue sugarpaste? I have sugarflair- ice blue, baby blue, navy, and Wilton sky blue and not any of them make what I would consider a plain nice blue, they all have a turquoise look about them,...

1,176 views, 0 by Melanie Jane Sowa

Melanie Jane Sowa

Modelling chocolate

I was thinking of having a go at making modelling chocolate to make a figure but as I have never worked with it before I amnit sure how to colour it. I have seen some amazing work in modelling chocolate. Can you use your existing food colours?

750 views, 0 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Question on Edible Lace

Hey cake people! I was wondering if anyone had ever attempted to add tylose or CMC to the edible lace powder before mixing and moulding it? I normally let it dry in front of a fan rather than baking it, and I’ve had fantastic results with soft,...

1,176 views, 0 by rachel

first wedding cake help

Hi everyone, for years my husband and i have made all our own special occasion cakes and i have offered to make my brother his wedding cake in october, however i am now slightly worried as i realise how perfect it will have to be, i have never...

4,738 views, 0 by Kirstie's cakes

HELP! What's the best way to make the colour of whiskey?

Hi all I’m making my dad a whiskey “famous Grouse”shaped bottle cake for his birthday. I need help on the colour for the whiskey what would you suggest? I can cover it all in white icing and airbrush, paint with colour or use that coloured...

645 views, 1 by Danielle

Danielle

Hello everybody!! My name is Danielle :)

Hi everyone!!! My name is Danielle. And baking is a passion that started at a very young age in my mother’s kitchen. I love creating and making new confectionery products. As a full time Pastry Chef with 10+ experience, I also, love creating...

2,353 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Make my own flower paste/gumpaste or buy ready made white and colour myself?

Hello fellow cake lovers! I am still learning the self taught art of cake decorating. For my next project I am looking to work on my sugar flowers, eek! Please advise whether it is worth making my own flower paste/gumpaste or just buy ready...

858 views, 0 by helenfawaz91

Colour powder

Hey guys! So I was wondering if I could mix a little water with edible couour powder so I can paint the cakes with a brush. I live in Sweden. So all the things here that I need to make cakes a really expansive. So I thaught since I allready...

2,909 views, 0 by jennifer20

Airbrushing Advice for Silver colour

Hi all…if wanting to attain a silver colour when airbrushing say something like the presentation board (or anything really for that matter)..would you more experienced cakers out there colour your fondant say a grey colour first or just spray...

602 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Wow the colors changed!

I was surfing the site and all of a sudden the colors changes….LOL I think I like this better. A little bit easier to read than the white text. Thanks Michal and gang for continuously improving the site.