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597 views, 7 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Dogwood

A branch of gumpaste Dogwood blossoms.

2,975 views, 0 by Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Fondant dog topper modelling

Hi everyone I’ve got to make 3 basset hound as toppers to go on a cake in a couple of weeks and haven’t really done much dog modelling. Has anyone got any tips or advice that they can offer, for example do you make the head and body all out if...

2,540 views, 0 by MarksCakes

Best way to cover 3D dog cake.

Hi guys, I’m starting my first 3D dog cake tomorrow based on a Wauzer. Here is a pic of a Wauzer… I’ve purchased a Jem 234 and Jem 235 large grass piping nozzles. I’ve also got the standard small one. My question is…. Once the dog...

1,091 views, 1 by Sweet ObsesShan

Sweet ObsesShan

Shannon (Sweet ObsesShan)

Hi Everyone, I am a mom of 5 children ages 28, 25, 20,15, and 14. One girl (she is the oldest) and 4 boys. I have 2 grandchildren ages 4 and 1. My sweet husband is Ty and he is so supportive of my cake craziness. He even has cleaned up my...

1,456 views, 6 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Merry Christmas and Thank You!

This rings so true for me. 2015 was a really sad year with the loss of my 3rd child, my son Scott in January. Things were happier in October when I adopted my little dog Lily. But I don’t think I could have made it through without the help and...

672 views, 2 by nannaneedshelp

Newbie to cakesdecor

Hi, all! My name is Ann, and I live in Guelph, Ontario. I am new to the site and to creating cakes. I am so looking forward to learning through those I meet here. So, I thank you, in advance for your help. Who says an old dog cannot learn a...

497 views, 0 by My Little Cake Studio

My Little Cake Studio

Hi Everyone!

Hi everyone! I have just discovered this wonderful website and joined. I live in the middle of England in a cottage on a farm. I have 4 children ranging in age from 23 to 15 years old and i also have 4 dogs and a very understanding husband! I...

1,140 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Looking for ideas and advice for fundraising

I`ll be helping to raise some money over the summer for one of my sons friends. They were best friends through nursery and primary school and even though they go to different schools now, they remain close friends. My son`s friend also happens to...

808 views, 0 by Tracy

Schnauzer Tutorial

Hi Everyone, I live in New Zealand and found a tutorial for a Schnauzer Dog Cake here at Cakes Decor but the photo’s that accompanied it are not viewable. I’m wondering if anyone know how this can be fixed as I’d really like to try and make...

1,362 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Does anyone have any advice for airbrushing black?

Hi All, super-quick question as this cake is due to be collected this evening! Excuse the photos (quick snaps on my phone!) I’ve made this cake….2 dogs, photo album, lots of personalised stuff ….and was just about to take photos when my...

1,394 views, 2 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Cake Fest Lafayette, LA - are you going?

When: Cake Show April 2nd – April 3rd Classes March 31 – April 3 Where: 1521 W. Pinhook Rd. Lafayette, LA 70503 Thursday March 31. Classes: “Fairy Cabin Cake Hands on Class!” – Renay Zamora Chimpanzee Bust Class – Natalie...

547 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Help needed. Vintage, birdcage, nautical Cake design

Help I have a client who wants me to combine vintage with a birdcage (easy enough) and then to add touches of nautical such as anchors etc. Anyone got any ideas how I can tie them in together without it looking like a “dogs dinner”

1,121 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

How to incorporate a shoe on a wedding cake

Hi wonderful cakers I have been asked to make a wedding cake which is three suitcases stacked up; bride and groom sitting on the top, and a figurine of their dog on the second tier reaching up to the top tier. The bride has also given me a...

446 views, 0 by Sharon collins

me

Hi all I’m Sharon and I’m married and a mum to a daughter and a furbaby dog i am a housewife and mum and my husbands carer i bake quite a bit with daughter and since she was born i have made her birthday cakes i also make my own Christmas...

398 views, 0 by BlackdogCakes

BlackdogCakes

How Blackdog Cakes started

Didn’t wanna leave my dog behind to work at a 9 to 5 job after completing pharmacy so started baking to spend my time, just tweeked my Mom’s sponge cake recipe and started experimenting with flavours and decorating cakes on my own. Initially I...

1,053 views, 0 by Paula

Which serving chart to go by to price and do most price per serving or ?

I have been going back and forth , for example I am making an 8 inch, 6 inch tiered cake with a 4 inch foam tier on top. Charged 118 it will be covered in ganache and fondant decorated fireman theme with a gumpaste fireman and dog . She had a...

1,660 views, 0 by Teddi

Royal icing/buttercream

Hello, I’m in the middle of making a doggie birthday for my son for his birthday tomorrow. However, I’m now at the point of doing the hair… The body is covered in sugarpaste but I want a really fluffy look… Do I use buttercream or royal icing,...

3,620 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

How to make gumpaste puppy figurines

Does anyone know how to make doggy (and anything dog related) figurines out of gumpaste? Or can anyone refer me to a tutorial where I can learn how to make those please? I would like to learn how to make those figurines for cupcakes toppers....

530 views, 0 by Kianna

Kianna

Becoming our county's cake decorater leader. Clinic tips wanted.

I learned most of my cake skills through 4-H. I won overall cake decorator in our county five times and state twice. And I also showed and went to state in dogs, rabbits, horses, vet science, photography and more. It was a large part of my...

1,300 views, 0 by MimiCher

Baby shower cup cakes

I would like to make my own cup cakes for my daughter’s baby shower. The them is puppies and incorporating blue. She’s having a boy. Any suggestions? I did Google some images of some cute cup cakes with puppy faces on them. Should I bake them...