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2,263 views, 0 by Shaz

Shaz

Modelling paste goes quite dry and cracks

Hi everyone. I’m new here and a beginner that only took up baking and decorating a few months . I love the sugarpasting part. I’m educating myself as much as I can, and any advice would be welcomed. One question I need answered please. I want...

2,075 views, 13 by Artym

Artym

A well proportioned body for modelling

Unless you are doing a cartoon character it is important that your figure should be well proportioned, so here’s a tip I learned : There are 7 heads to a proportioned body. You measure the head first, and you multiply it by 3 for the torso and...

903 views, 0 by chezzascakes

Modelling an elderly couple

Hi my name is chezza and I’m in Perth and I’m asking for your help. I’m creating a diamond wedding anniv cake and i want to make the special couple sitting on a garden bench smiling and holding hands. I’m struggling with the facial features and...

831 views, 1 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Advice please - where best to learn Hand modelling in chocolate

Hi cake friends. I’m feeling ready to learn a new skill and would love to learn how to model chocolate so I can offer another dimension to my cake decorating skills. (And who doesn’t like chocolate??!!) Do you have any advice on where best to...

941 views, 0 by Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Modelling Chocolate - Make or Buy ?

Hi everyone! I have a ‘sculpting’ project coming up soon and need a bit of practice because it’s been a while since I did any in clay! So the question is do I make my own modelling chocolate or buy pre made? If I buy it, which brand and type...

992 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Is it ok to cover modelling choc with fondant?

I`m in the middle of making a horse cake and I`ve used modelling choc to cover and shape the legs. I had every intention of covering the whole cake with modelling choc but just realised I haven`t made enough! So I`m going to cover with fondant...

1,083 views, 0 by inspiratacakes

inspiratacakes

Modelling faces

Hi, I’d really like to get better at modelling people and especially their faces. Can anyone point me in the direction of some good tutorials- could Google but end up with so many I don’t know where to start and would rather have ‘tried and...

3,643 views, 0 by Tiers Of Happiness

Tiers Of Happiness

Advice needed - sugar paste/gum paste for modelling figures and detailed faces

Hello fellow cake decorators! Could you please give me a tip for your favourite sugar paste brand and type that works for you for modelling figures and face details? Currently I use the Squires Kitchen one which is not too bad but doesn’t work...

1,176 views, 0 by Mr Baker's Cakes

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate?

Hi everyone, Sorry if I’m repeating something that has been asked before, but a quick search didn’t reveal anything. Normally, if I need to use modelling chocolate I make it myself, but I have a couple of big projects coming up and would...

2,552 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...

767 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Modelling chocolate help!?

Ive just made a batch of modelling choc, left it overnight and when ive chopped a piece off to work with today its very crumbly and wont stick together. I just about got it to stick together when I kneaded it, but it wont roll out without...

1,172 views, 0 by marge1

does anyone make their own modelling chocolate?

Would you recommend making it or buying ready made? I’m fairly new to fondant modelling, but hav been interested in the models shaped with chocolate on tv shows. I am in the uk and the recipes i have seen are US. What os corn oil, any particular...

1,162 views, 0 by Nina

Nina

Modelling advice ☺️

Hi I’m wondering if someone can offer some advice please…. What do you find is the best way to attach heads on your models ? I usually just use a cocktail stick and a bit of royal icing. This time because my model is a little larger I have used...

1,618 views, 3 by SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

Paints for airbrushing modelling chocolate

Hello!! I want to make a cake and cover it with white modelling chocolate. I also want to use my airbrush on the cake and I know the paintings need to be oil based. So the question is has anybody airbrushed white chocolate modelling? With wich...

1,368 views, 1 by Lucymaybakes

Beginner (uk) : Fondant modelling/icing advice please

Hi all, I’ve been baking and decorating as a hobby for the last year, I recently made some small cupcakes for a friend with buttercream swirl and a butterfly I’d cut and shaped out of supermarkets own roll out icing. When I gave them to her the...

748 views, 0 by lucybakes

Modelling chocolate

Can anyone advise the best way to make (white) modelling chocolate? Is it as easy to cover a cake with as fondant? I’m making a builders hard hat cake and was going to use a real hard hat (new and clean) as a mould and pour melted candy melts in...

1,166 views, 0 by Melanie Jane Sowa

Melanie Jane Sowa

Modelling chocolate

I was thinking of having a go at making modelling chocolate to make a figure but as I have never worked with it before I amnit sure how to colour it. I have seen some amazing work in modelling chocolate. Can you use your existing food colours?

1,494 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Tylo and modelling chocolate.

Morning. Quick question if anyone can help. Can you add tylo to modelling chocolate ??? I want to make a log for a monkey to sit on but I have used modelling choc For the majority of the dec’s but don’t think it will firm up enough or stay...

516 views, 0 by Em0spa0

Modelling help

Hi, I’m making a cake for a competition however it’s based on appearance alone. The design is based on pollution:...

5,324 views, 46 by Tartas Imposibles

Tartas Imposibles

Animal Rights (Public international collab)

Hi lovies!! Zoe Fox and I, we are going to host a new public collab for September, Bakers Unite to Fight II. This year theme is animal rights and we will open doors for new members who want to join us in this amazing experience ;) Every people...