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846 views, 0 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Smbc in the heat

Hi all… Just wondering if anyone still uses smbc to fill or even frost when it’s hot out? Mines very soft now and I’m wondering if it’ll give blowouts or something, even under ganache? Thanks in advance, Sawsen

705 views, 0 by Alicia's CB

Alicia's CB

heatwave nightmare

hi everyone … I am in dire straights … I have made a cake for a wedding and used buttercream for the top tier as normal … however the temperature has risen to 25.5 in my home and it has started to bubble under the fondant … I have a ring of hand...

592 views, 0 by Katie

Advice on Heat

Hi, I’ve been asked to create a display cake but have been told that it’s going to be in a hot place so it needs heat resistant icing. I’m going to use dummies but is sugar paste going to be ok? It’ll have a chance to dry before it goes and I...

5,478 views, 13 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.08 / August 2015

Welcome to the Issue 4.08 / August 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to...

1,381 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

First time in 35 years....

Before I start my story, let me skip to the ending. I made it. Yesterday morning I started having pain shooting down my left leg. We have family day every Thursday, all four grandkids were here with their parents, as well as my mom. Advil...

1,575 views, 0 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

Grass

Hi everyone! Please hope you help me with this. I want to do grass on my cake, I saw lots of tutorials that shows how you pipe with the Wilton tip, but my question is: what’s better to use royal icing or butter cream? I’m afraid that if i use...

3,675 views, 0 by Kendra

Barn Wedding. June. Buttercream. HELP

I have a wedding coming up in June that will take place outdoors in a barn. The theme is rustic elegance and the bride likes the look of the “messy-iced” cakes that are becoming popular in part, because of Pinterest. I’ve attached a picture to...

943 views, 0 by Judy

Judy

Hobbies are supposed to be for fun and relaxation.....

So excited to be asked to make a Frozen themed cake for a little girl through Free Cakes For Kids. Not great covering a cake last night in this heat – and this morning a huge air bubble a crack. No time to re-cover so I guess we are in to damage...

1,483 views, 0 by Andrea

Andrea

What is your favorite fondant?

Im wondering what is the majority on best fondant brands. I’ve heard Satin Ice is very good but haven’t teied it yet. I have been using Credipaste lately as its a harder one and with the heat, I can’t use Renshaw, FunCakes…it just tears when I...

828 views, 0 by Jolie57

Crusting Cream Cheese Frosting

I am doing my first groom’s cake. The groom wants a three tiered cake! He also wants a red velvet cake but the idea of using cream cheese frosting in South Louisiana in June scares me to death. He wants the cake with frosting and fondant...

947 views, 5 by Honey Bunny Bake Shop

Honey Bunny Bake Shop

Cirque des Gâteaux Collaboration

Making history THEN……. Inspiring NOW…… A little over a year ago Jennifer Kennedy, Kay Gajra and myself (Heather and Berry as well) got together and started talking about doing a Cirque du Soleil collaboration just so we could check off a...

1,146 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Hello, what does everyone do when they are Ill and have a cake due?

Hi everyone I have been busy and Ill and I am really behind with cakes again so I will try my best to go through all the lovely cakes I have missed ASAP. I had the dreaded Norovirus and had a cake due but was so Ill and for health and safety...

4,562 views, 0 by Jenny Gracia

Jenny Gracia

Lapis Legit Cake recipe and TLC_SEAsia contest

Hi all, Recently I participating a contest held by TLC channel for Bake-A-Licious program in Southeast Asia and my Layers cake recipe become one our of 20 favourite recipes (yeayyy!). This cake is famous in my country, Indonesia because of...

11,545 views, 0 by Latrell

Latrell

Sheet Cakes (11x15) (12x18)

First off, I have never baked a cake larger than a 9×13. Anything larger than that size scares me. I have heard my stories of cakes of this size saggy in the middle, not cooked. Could any one give me tips to baking this size cake perfect. Another...

2,080 views, 0 by maroongrad

Making gum paste glossy?

Hi, I have some ombre 3D gum paste flames to put on a cake. They look great, but they’d look even better if I could make them shinier. Not sure if there’s an easy at-home way to do this. I was debating misting with sugar water (but suspect...

2,385 views, 0 by Crys

Crys

Buttercream Meltdown

I am still green when it comes to making big cakes. I had an order for a 3 tier cake this past weekend. It was a 16" a 12" and 8" squares stacked. I worked very hard to get crisp sharp edges, and make the quilting perfect! I prepped my SUV with...

4,340 views, 0 by Kitti Lightfoot

Kitti Lightfoot

What happened to my sugar bottles?!?!?!

I made these sugar bottles last night using isomalt and filtered water. They looked fine until today. They look like they crystallized over night. Has this happened to anyone? Can I fix it? Did I do something wrong? I brought the isomalt up to...

2,556 views, 0 by Thesugarboxcakeco

Thesugarboxcakeco

Hi

My name is Heather, I fell in love with cake decorating like many of us, by making my kids and family Birthday cakes. I soon started making cakes just so that I could decorate them ! (A few pounds heavier, I discovered dummies to practice on)! I...

760 views, 0 by Sweet SugarCraft!

Sweet SugarCraft!

My 3" Deep Cakes Never Turn Out Right (argh)! Please help!

Hi all, Though I have made quite a few cake toppers, I haven’t really made many cakes yet, so am a little inexperienced on that front. Every time I bake in my 3" deep cake pans the cakes never turn out right. They are usually either: ...

833 views, 3 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Do You Cover Up...?

I don’t know about you – but as much as I love cooking and baking shows on TV, one of the things that drives me up the wall is that almost nobody covers their hair! I am super neurotic about someone finding a hair in one of my cakes or cupcakes...