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1,151 views, 12 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

I made the cake for Ideal World TV's 15th Bithday celebration today.

Hi everyone, just wanted to share with you my little bit of fame for this month. I was asked to make the celebration cake for Ideal World which launches it’s Birthday celebration week from 5pm today. It didn’t end up as large as I thought it...

2,029 views, 0 by tortacouture

tortacouture

Ideas

OK, so I hope no one minds, but I thought I’d share some things I think would make this site extra awesome! OK, here goes my list (apologies if it’s long lol) 1. Really not liking the ‘randomness’ factor of the competitions – as cake...

1,585 views, 0 by Megan Hansen

Need ideas for a gender reveal cake?

I will be attempting my first cake this weekend! Along with 4 dozen cupcakes for my gender reveal party on Saturday. I’m really excited! Any tips? I found a great tutorial for frosting cupcakes, and I’m trying to get some ideas for the cake. It...

1,037 views, 0 by Cakes by Vicki

Cakes by Vicki

"Frozen" ideas?

Need ideas! My 4 year old niece wants a “Frozen” cake but wants the focus to be Anna, not Elsa. They want two tiers and they have the toy figures of Elsa, Anna and Olaf. They made me watch the movie for inspiration but……nothing. Basically, they...

1,209 views, 0 by miettes

miettes

Calling in some ideas... please!

Hi all, I am asked to make a cake for a gentleman who is turning 60 and who is also a judge… No fondant cover, just chocolate ganache as the finish look. And since I am a novice at modelling with sugar, I don’t think I can do elaborate sugar...

1,017 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...

1,821 views, 0 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

cake idea anybody?

Hi guys, im making a cake for a friend for the beginning of december. I cant decide what to make her. She is 23 years old and is into fashion, glamour but also sports. She is training to become a PE teacher. As the cake is just for her she will...

1,230 views, 0 by katemacchi

HELP...need some help and ideas

I have been asked to make a stacked black and white “diva” cake. I am searching for ideas and also need help in the best way to make really BLACK icing. When I make my buttercream black it tastes really bad, so I was thinking fondant, but I’ve...

627 views, 0 by Nadiaa

Nadiaa

Please help - any idea how to achieve this effect?

I’ve had an enquiry about doing a cake with this effect on it. It’s a buttercream cake and while I’m totally comfortable tackling this cake, I’m wondering whether the BC has been piped, and if so, which tip? It doesn’t look like the rustic bc...

3,028 views, 0 by Elena Z

Elena Z

Advice/Ideas for a 30th Birthday/Superbowl party cake (female)

Hi everyone! I need help coming up with a simple but thoughtful cake idea for a girlfriend who is turning 30 and hosting a SuperBowl/Birthday party at her house. It’ll probably be for about 30 ppl and though I want it to be more for her...

626 views, 1 by Charis

Charis

Ideas for making crystal cheerleading bling?

I am planning a cake with a cheerleading logo on it. In real life the logo is covered in fake crystal bling. Does anyone have an idea how to replicate the bling? Thanks in advance!

752 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Cake Supply Rental Idea

So I was thinking it would be cool if there was somewhere you can rent cake supplies. I have a cake to do for the end of the month and really needed the Fishnet Mat from Cake Lace. I hemmed and hawed about buying it for this one cake since it...

1,268 views, 0 by SeasideTreats

Ideas on design welcome

Hi all, I have been asked to make a cake for twins celebrating their second birthday. The client doesn’t need the cake to be too big but does want it to incorporate Minnie Mouse and Thomas the Tank Engine. The obvious choice would be a train with...

3,520 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Physical Therapy Cookie Ideas????

So I was asked to do cookies for my friend’s physical therapist as a thank you gift. Does anyone have any ideas what I can do? I am a little stumped on this one. The only thing I have come up with is the standard plaque with “Thank You” and a...

1,970 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Ideas anyone???

Please help!!! I have a request for a 3 tier black and silver cake with needs to look elegant for her 50 th Birthday. I was thinking a bit of bling and maybe a few fantasy flowers but not Sure as the only cakes I have done before are novelty.....

1,686 views, 0 by Helen

Need a wow factor, simple idea for cupcake decoration

Hello cupcake decorators We need to send some cupcakes to magazine editors to launch our new postable cupcake box, and need a simple decoration idea with a bit of a wow factor … bearing in mind we are not professional highly skilled bakers like...

760 views, 0 by SBMC

Need cake design idea...drawing a blank :(

Hi everyone, I thought I would reach out to you all for ideas…I have a request for a 1 yr old girl and 31 year old birthday boy cake. The colour scheme is: zebra (black and white) and teal. The lady would like one cake, but incorporate both...

3,586 views, 0 by sasha

sasha

any ideas for a "bridge" cake - (card game)

Hi guys, I’ve got an upcoming order for a 90th birthday….the theme is the card game Bridge…..have google imaged it, but not been particularly inspired yet…..any suggestions?? Thanks so much x

623 views, 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

ideas/ help

So i have this idea to do the royal icing lace look using white as my fondant and black as my icing and im worried about trying it because i feel the black will bleed into the white. anyone ever do this and if so any trick or ideas to help it not...