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1,285 views, 0 by Kiddiekakes

Kiddiekakes

Like to introduce myself....

Hi ….My name is Laurel and I a SAHM to 2 kids…a boy 10 and a girl 8..I have been cake decorating for 10 years now but have been around it for over 25 years.My mom owned a Home Based business doing exclusively wedding cakes but recently retired…I...

14,393 views, 0 by Giraffe Cakes

Giraffe Cakes

Best UK Fondant

Ok, so I assume that this has been discussed many time before, but….. I would like to know people’s recommendations for good fondant. I, currently just use Tesco roll out. I’ve always liked it, it’s great for small areas on novelty cakes....

1,110 views, 0 by Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson

Hi everyone

Hi there, I’m Julie Anderson and am new to all this. Think I’ll start by saying that I’m by no means even close to being a good a cake maker/decorator as many of u on here, I kinda started by accident just over 3yrs ago when a pal asked me if it...

1,019 views, 4 by Costa Cupcake Company

Costa Cupcake Company

Hiya Newbie here !

Hi I’m Tracey-ann from Hadleigh in Essex I’m self taught and started my business this year ! Looking to find cakey bakey friends who feel my pain at 1am when I’m still up and awake baking to get perfection ! I just did my first wedding fayre on...

720 views, 0 by HappyHermit

HappyHermit

Hello from Virginia!

Hello everyone! I just stumbled across CakesDecor while looking up cake decorating ideas on Pinterest and am amazed at what wonderful work and decorating abilities so many have shared here (and I’ve only looked at the start page so far)! I am...

963 views, 1 by LittleJakesCakes

LittleJakesCakes

New Member to CakesDecor

Hi All, I am a new member to CakesDecor, My name is Paul Niven and I have been baking and decorating cakes for just over a year now, I have always been interested in cooking since school and loved to Bake, however this all stopped once i left...

46,369 views, 0 by Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Naked wedding cake tips

I have been asked to make a 4 tier naked wedding cake and after hours of trolling through the internet I have not really managed to find very much info, just loads of lovely pics and forums about how quickly they dry out. Has anyone on here made...

1,303 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...

4,198 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Top tier wedding cake saved for a christening cake a dying tradition?

Has anyone ever iced a fruit cake saved from a wedding cake to then be made into a Christening cake for their first child? This used to be the tradition but not so many people have fruit cake these days so it maybe a dying one. I have...

539 views, 0 by Debbie Shrimpton

Debbie Shrimpton

Wedding cakes

Hi there I’m getting married next year and I’ve seen a lovely purple and white teal cake just wondered how much is was and if I can get any help with it. Many thanks Debbie Shrimpton

8,759 views, 4 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Using Black Fondant

Hello CD friends and a happy new year to you all. I have a question on behalf of someone else. This lovely lady called Rebecca is a cake contact of mine on Flickr and she is very concerned as she has been asked to make a black wedding cake and...

1,991 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...

1,837 views, 2 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design (Elizabeth Miles)

Hi Most people call me Lizzie but I used my full name for my home cake decorating business because I thought it sounded a bit more Posh! I started cake decorating because I had a small budget for my wedding so made my own cake, then my best...

1,171 views, 6 by The Custom Cakery

The Custom Cakery

Summer Holidays...

Hello lovelies! Missing spending time here on CD, I’m sorry I’ve not been around to comment on your beautiful cakes, I’ve missed some lovely collabs whilst on holiday too I think! My inbox stands at 100 but with my 4 kids at home and trying to...

2,128 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Cakes with water effects

Help please my lovely cakey friends…..I’ve been asked to make a Wedding cake with a waterslide all the way around it. I’m not worried about making the slide, but I’d like the water to look as realistic as possible. I know you can use gel for...

10,480 views, 0 by Nikki Belleperche

Nikki Belleperche

Airbrushing cakes black?

Some of you may have seen one of my previous posts about how I have an upcoming wedding cake that will have all red and black fondant tiers. I have been looking for good deals on red and black fondant (the two colors I absolutely loath to color...

7,358 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...

1,335 views, 0 by The Fairy Cake Mother

The Fairy Cake Mother

Tasters......To charge on not to charge...!

Hi everyone, I have a lovely couple who have booked (and paid a deposit) for their wedding cake later this year. I always provide Vanilla and Chocolate cake samples free of charge at the consultation and hand them to the customer as they are...

1,208 views, 0 by marley

Please help, fruit cake !!

Hi does anyone have a really good fruit cake recipe please? . I need asap, I have been asked to make a wedding cake last minute for a couple who have been let down. They want the bottom tier as a 12 inch fruit cake. I have made fruit cake before...

2,833 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Cakes on pedestal cake stands

Hi all I’ve noticed a lot of people putting their cakes on lovely pedestal cake stands, rather than the standard flat board. I really like the look of this but I’m curious…. I think the look is great especially for tiered cakes, but am...

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