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271 views, 0 by ChezPA Caterer

ChezPA Caterer

Gumpaste novice seeking advice!!

Hi all, I’ve been making cakes as an amateur for several years and my future sister-in-law just asked me to make her fall themed wedding cake. It will be several new experiences for me all at once – wedding cakes, 3 tiers, and gumpaste!! It...

595 views, 0 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Wired rose cascade help!

Hi all! I have 3 tier rose cascade wedding cake coming up in a few weeks, I’ve never done anything like this before, with so many flowers. I’m fine with making the wired flowers, just wondered if any of you have any tips for attaching the cascade...

2,021 views, 0 by Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Which floral paste does everyone use?

I have a potential wedding cake order which will involve making over 100 roses. It will be covering a huge dummy however there will be a real cake slice in there too… the roses on the real cake slice would need to taste nice (at least on the real...

708 views, 1 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

An oldie but goody and apparently she won’t be coming to our dinner this year either. “Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made...

5,454 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Help with Modeling Chocolate

I usually make my figures/flowers out of gumpaste and fondant but I wanted to try something new so I decided why not try modeling chocolate. After 4 failed attempts at making the chocolate myself I ended up buying a tub of it from Global Sugar...

9,303 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

My first professional wedding cake - help!

I have my first wedding cake coming up in two weeks – bride wants a fondant covered red velvet/cream cheese frosting cake with red gumpaste flowers cascading down the tiers (very traditional). I am going to finish the cake the night before...

1,229 views, 6 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Green eyed monster

Hi all, A few things have happened this week, I just wanted to share some of my thoughts with you on them. I’m not going to recount the details because I don’t think it would be helpful… But maybe the following would be. Real creativity comes...

981 views, 0 by Diana's Cakery

Diana's Cakery

Hi everyone!

I am a mother of two beautiful boys and a wonderful husband. I work full time running an online magic supplying company in Sydney Australia. Cake decorating is my passion and hobby(stress reliever). I started the sugar craft in Sept 2010. A good...

1,057 views, 0 by Danielle

Danielle

Wedding cakes & Sugar flowers!

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...

1,783 views, 5 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Hello from Sawsen! :)

Hi all! I just joined yesterday… this is my story I’ve been making cakes for fun for years… nothing fancy, mainly cakes with mounds of whipped cream, fruit, chocolate sauce or custard all over them… not the sugar-coated art I see on your site...

5,404 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #2 - Aldoska

Aldoska is a mother of 3 kids, lives with her husband and her two sons in a small village in Czech Republic, Europe. She is happily married and the family is always on the first place in her life. She works as a teacher in special class for...

3,804 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...

1,173 views, 0 by Sweet Couture

Sweet Couture

Hi and I'm Michelle Wong

My name is Michelle, a full-time mother to my 3 beautiful children and my previous job was marketer for a small construction company. And now I’m still a full time mother (just got to love that job) and a cake decorator -specialised in gumpaste...

4,611 views, 16 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.11 / November 2015

November Gazette is out with all the top cakes for the month and much , much more so I hope you like it. Remember I am always open for new ideas you all might want to see added in to the gazette. Make sure you send me lots of pics from Cakes...

1,064 views, 0 by Lilli Oliver Cakes

Lilli Oliver Cakes

Cake Obsessed

Hi everyone My name is Vedia and Im a cakeaholic. My company name is Lilli Oliver named after my Grandma…easier to pronounce and my favourite flowers are …Lillies so made sense to me. I love it on here, I signed up 2 moths ago but fell off the...

6,026 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...

1,187 views, 0 by ecakes

First Time 3 Tier Wedding Cake - Help!!

Hi, I have a wedding cake (as attached) to fo for August, three tiers rather than four. And an Indian bride and groom topper rather than flowers. Venue is a 2.5 hour drive away Can you lovely people give me any helpful tips This is what I...

673 views, 0 by Designer Cakes by Anna Garcia

Designer Cakes by Anna Garcia

Advice about sugar flower arrangements

Hello everyone I am seeking advice on either blogs or books youtube videos that really touch on the proper way to do serious flower arrangements. How to insert flowers properly. I want to do a full arrangement think Sylvia Wienstock for a cake...

1,529 views, 0 by Julia Marie Cakes

Julia Marie Cakes

Delivering a 5 tier cake

Good morning everyone! I hope you are all doing well! I have my first ever 5 tiered wedding cake coming up soon, for my brother’s wedding. I would really like to deliver the cake in one piece, as they really want a cascade of sugar flowers...

397 views, 1 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Lilly Pulitzer Painted Cake

Hi, I’ve been asked to make a Lilly Pulitzer inspired cake. I’ve been trying out different shades of pink to practice painting the iconic flowers on the fondant, but none of the colors seem right and the paint seems to take a long time to...