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2,833 views, 0 by jan14grands

jan14grands

Double barrel cake

Would three 6" tiers stacked together be called a double barrel cake, and I’d like to know if I can just stack all three layers together filled with buttercream, or do I need to have any supports ? Thanks for helping me :)

992 views, 0 by cakealicious77

cakealicious77

Whipping or double cream?

Hi everybody, so I would like to start using ganache to start covering my cakes. I’ve tried to make it in the past with double cream, the results wasn’t what I’d expected lol So I just wanted to know what do you guys prefer using with your...

3,811 views, 1 by 3DSweets

Double Barrel Dummies

I’m decorating a dummy cake for display, and I want to make a double-barrel. My question is, How do I attach two 6" dummies so I can cover them together. And how to I make the seam appear smooth, since the dummies aren’t actually perfectly shaped...

1,434 views, 0 by Lori Mahoney (Lori's Custom Cakes)

Lori Mahoney (Lori's Custom Cakes)

Questions concerning.. Entering a competition

Hello my lovely cake friends! I decided to enter my first competition. Eeeek! I have a question and am hoping for some advice. The categories are from amateur to professional of course. I chose intermediate – maybe to challenge myself a bit more...

906 views, 17 by Sweet Dreams by Heba

Sweet Dreams by Heba

Looking for collab members

EDIT * This collab is no long accepting new members, thank you. In the near future, if we open it back up, I’ll post it on CakesDecor. ********************************************************************************** I want to suggest a collab...

1,127 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Metre high cake.

Hi there has anyone had to make a wedding cake 1 metre high. I have just had a client ring up, who wants a cake for 100 people and I calculated and told her it would be about 50 to 60 cm tall. She then told me that she wants one taller but it is...

13,633 views, 2 by Raewyn Read Cake Design

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Oh humidity...why do you hate me so?

Here is the full Editorial from this months Cakes Decor Gazette, I got a little carried away and had to trim ALOT of it…sorry Michal haha! Full March Editorial Well good riddance February! I won’t miss your horrible humidity that storms our...

742 views, 3 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY HANUKKAH

As with most of you I would imagine, I am up to my eyelashes in fudge, rum cake, zucchini bread, white chocolate mousse/raspberry Napolean’s and even Tortellini today. My kitchen must have a haze of flour and sugar floating around because my eye...

1,324 views, 2 by Nijo

Nijo

Urgent help

I need to deliver this cake tomorrow. It’s a simple cake except the glass. I am going to buy isomalt now but having double thoughts about it. I have never worked with isomalt or even sugar before. Now I have 3 options: 1. Isomalt 2. Sugar...

8,564 views, 0 by Lisa-Jane Fudge

Lisa-Jane Fudge

"What do you use to attach ribbon to the cake board???"

I have asked this question also on my facebook page. I am desperate for a good solution. Your help would be greatly appreciated. I use double sided tape. But in humid and hot weather, it can be a real pain in the you know what!!

951 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Best white candy melts?

hi everyone! im making a white chocolate drip cake soon and ive been looking to buy some pure white candy melts. I know the wilton ones are pure white but theyre nearly double the price of PME and rainbow dust brands on ebay and other cake...

1,688 views, 2 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

Who is coming to "the America's Cake and Sugarcraft Fair"?

The Americas Cake and sugar craft fair is coming to Orlando, Florida ( September and I would so love to have a few of the lovely cakesdecor family members in my class in September so for any of you that are planning on coming I would truly love...

4,997 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

How to support a 5 tier cake?

Hi, up to now my cakes have been small enough that bubble tea straws have sufficed but I have a 5 tier wedding cake to do next month and I’m sure the straws just won’t cut it. Should I use wood dowels or poly dowels or would you suggest I use a...

831 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Las Vegas Baby Shower?

Okay friends, I need some suggestions. I have a baby shower cake I am doing as a gift in May. They are expecting twin boys and want a Las Vegas theme with something like “We hit the jackpot” or “Double Down” I can imagine in my head a Vegas...

1,996 views, 2 by HimaliPatel

HimaliPatel

Christmas Chocolate Cake Recipe

Christmas Chocolate Cake is supposed to be the best alternative for one who does not keen of fruit cake. It is as popular as and yummier than the traditional fruit cakes. Ingredients: 420 grams of very dark chocolate 220 grams of butter...

4,558 views, 1 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Tall/deep cakes

Hi all. I’m intrigued by these deeper cakes that seem to be all the trend these days. I’m keen to give them a go, but interested in knowing how people generally tackle them. Do people have any additional supports in them given the additional...

709 views, 0 by Little Kel's Cakes

Little Kel's Cakes

Help! White ganache setting issue with 51% fat in cream

Hi all, I needed to be sure my white ganache will set in the next few days before I begin my work. Please help and let me know this will happen!! The cream I used to make the white chocolate ganache is called double cream in Australian term,...

880 views, 0 by Fabmom

Coconut Cake

Hi all! I really need your help! I will be making a coconut cake for someone this weekend but d coconut cake recipe I have makes a small cake. I have to make a 10" square cake that is about 3 or 4" high in one cake pan if possible. Or if any one...

2,163 views, 0 by Shae13

Truck Cake

So here is a my attempt at the first cake i’ve ever made…I learned a LOT about what not to do and what to try out next time. Just wanted to get some input from fellow decorators on how good/bad this looks before presenting it for...

965 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

GLUTEN FREE GINGERBREAD

A moist gluten free gingerbread Makes 12 INGREDIENTS • 1 1/3 cup white rice flour 1/3 cup cornstarch 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup molasses 1...