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25,881 views, 2 by CakesBySejal

Nude Pearlised Effect

Hi All, We are doing a cake similar to the one attached below which is by the amazing Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes from Australia, and im wondering if anyone has any ideas how to get the nude looking pearlised color of the 2 tier from the top. ...

8,955 views, 2 by Smckinney07

What type of Fondant do you use?

I’m wondering what type of fondant everyone uses. More orders are coming in and I simply don’t have time to make my own fondant always. I love Pearl Clay but the Pettinice is too soft without the chocolate (and I think that’s more for decorations...

13,438 views, 2 by Raewyn Read Cake Design

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Oh humidity...why do you hate me so?

Here is the full Editorial from this months Cakes Decor Gazette, I got a little carried away and had to trim ALOT of it…sorry Michal haha! Full March Editorial Well good riddance February! I won’t miss your horrible humidity that storms our...

1,806 views, 0 by beth78148

beth78148

Help Please!! Need advice on a wedding cake!

I have a client who saw a cake that was done with pearls in a wavy design on all three tiers, but she wants to use diamonds instead. Any suggestions?? Please help!! Thanks Happy Cakes!! :D

1,359 views, 0 by SugarPearls

SugarPearls

Coloring gum paste

Hi everyone,! I’m trying to color gum paste to get this deep pink/fuchsia without any luck. I have used Wilton rose and Americolor electric pink but didn’t get the color I was after. Any advice would be very much appreciated :) Pam from Sugar...

978 views, 0 by kmac

Guidance on making this wedding cake

A bride-to-be wants to have this cake done for her wedding in June. The sizes of the cakes are 12", 8" and 6" The bottom tier is in chocolate and the other two tiers will be dummies. She wants the flowers and vines in purple instead of blue. In...

588 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Royal Icing Buildings & Structures

Good Morning Everyone! Recently I have been absolutely fascinated by the cakers who are able to build castles, churches, gazebos, boxes and other really beautiful structures with royal icing panels. I have been looking for templates that I can...

443 views, 1 by Viva La Buttercream

Viva La Buttercream

Dracula Collaboration 2015

Hi Everybody! With Shaking fingers, I present the first ever collaboration I have taken part in/organised! Featuring the talents of Van Goh Cakes, Sweet Nostalgia Handcrafted Cakes and Cupcakes, Pearl’s Creations, and my own Kerrie’s Cakes, I...

895 views, 0 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Pricing choc covered strawberries?

How much do you charge (per dozen) for Wedding themed chocolate covered strawberries…. like the bride & groom? I’m trying to make a price menu for my strawberries… I’m not sure how to price the wedding ones because they take a little more...

4,770 views, 0 by pearleescakes

pearleescakes

Fondant on Rainy Season

Hi! I’m a self taught newbie and I already love this site. I’m from the Philippines and summer is over.I’m working on a fondant cake now and because it’s always raining I noticed that the fondant is always wet/moist..what will I do to make it...

338 views, 0 by Elizabeth

Keeping my pears flat

Does anyone know how I can keep my pears and apples flat while drying them out? They keep warping 😩

1,267 views, 3 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

London Cake Crawl

Hi all, This Saturday I am taking my niece to London for the day as a belated Christmas present. She loves cakes too, so we are going on a little cake crawl of the capital. We are arriving at Euston in the morning and will have the day to visit...

740 views, 13 by carolina Wachter

carolina Wachter

sweet Christmas Cakes collaboration Chile!!

Hi community in Cakes decor “Sweet Christmas Cakes Collaboration Chile”Hosted by Perla Morales is the first national collaboration for my country in Chile-South America. Inspired by the Christmas 30 Chilean artists make stunning works. Many...

1,950 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Scam orders

Just received this and wanted to share this with everyone. I immediately knew it was some sort of scam or joke but when I googled her email address it was confirmed. Elizabeth Kerr has sent you a message using your contact form at:...

1,598 views, 8 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Home after major surgery

I am back home after having a knee replacement and the worst thing about this is not being able to get on with any cake decorating. I am going to be out of action for some time, but looking at your beautiful work is keeping me going. This page...

1,841 views, 2 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Cake International

I am loving seeing all the cakes from CI at Birmingham this weekend. There have been some incredible creations and I have been wishing that I had gone this year. The next one us closer to home at Manchester next Spring. I am toying with the idea...

1,006 views, 13 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Meeting a CD friend

As some of you know, I am away on honeymoon in Bellagio Italy, the home of another CD member, Kate Plumcake. We got in touch and met up yesterday, what a lovely time we had, was as if we had known each other forever, so much to talk about. We...

1,461 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

4,382 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Carma Massa Ticino

I have heard so many good things about this product that I am going to take the plunge and try it out, despite it being a bit pricey. I called the supplier and they advised me that 95% of their customers prefer the “tropic” version, even when not...

733 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Cake Camp

Are any of you lovely people going to Cake Camp UK next weekend? I am hoping to improve my modelling skills, my favourite thing to create, along with flowers. Would be great to meet up with any of you going along.