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999 views, 2 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Which gel paste do I use to get 'Quality street' purple?

Hi Guys, I need some help please………I want to colour my own sugarpaste that beautiful rich purple like the wrappers on Quality street purple chocolates (see photo for colour). I’ve got Wilton violet and Sugarflair deep purple but neither are...

3,875 views, 0 by miettes

miettes

Are your purple cakes turning blue?

Hi all, Whenever I take pictures of a cake that has a purple hue to it, pictures turn out blue instead of the actual purple/mauve/lilac color. Any trick out there to make it look purple? Apparently, I am not the only one with this problem! I try...

954 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

I need Purple Fondant Help!!!!

So I have read on here and other sites to put baking soda into purple fondant to keep it from turning blue. Tonight I tried to make my purple fondant with baking soda and it seems as if the fondant is breaking down. I use fondx fondant. I added...

861 views, 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Sofia the first Too much purple!

Sofia the First cakes are just all too purple. I am really lacking enthusiasm for this cake I want to do her in a garden with flowers or something with some green!! But the client likes the purple, and white yawn, and now they are wanting it a...

2,049 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Freaking out! Wedding cake peonies & roses

I am doing a wedding cake next week. Spent two weeks making heaps of peonies (my first) in purple and I hate them. I then made white ones with much thinner petals (better) but still not totally happy. Have made a few roses but still have more to...

1,849 views, 3 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Bumpy delivery

I have to share my story about delivering my wedding cake this weekend. The cake as you may of seen on my page is three tiers with dividers in-between with purple roses all around. For months even thinking about this cake has given me...

899 views, 10 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Assorted Gumpaste Flowers

Working on gumpaste flowers for my Grandson’s wedding on March 3rd. Rosebuds, Succulents, pink and purple Ranunculas. Still have dozen more to make, but it’s a start.

3,718 views, 13 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette: Issue 4.07 / July 2015

This is a great gazette for anyone wanting to take their cakes to a new level and start competing. A few helpful hints and lots of encouragement. Check out the fabulous interview with the ever so gorgeous Melanie Byrne of the enchanting merchant...

557 views, 0 by Sam9

Help - first time cake decorator now thinking I can't do what I want to do!

Hi there! A friend has had to let me down with making a cake for my friends 50th… she couldn’t help it and I understand and I thought I’d rise to the challenge! I came up with my basic idea, which was decorating my cake in psychedelic colours...

1,266 views, 0 by Natalie King

Natalie King

Cake Photos needed!!!

Hi Everyone! Ive been asked to make a wedding cake for a client who has ideas of what she would like but wants to see some photos to give you a good impression to make sure its the right thing! She wants the bottom tier to be round and covered...

1,911 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:...

3,827 views, 0 by Nikki Belleperche

Nikki Belleperche

Black royal bleeding problem.

I am by no means a cookie decorator, nor am I very experienced with royal icing but last week I decided to tinker around with some sugar cookies and I was itching to try my hand at some simple decorating. At first I did some light pink and green...

4,998 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

How to make plum and lilac

Hello everyone, Could you help me out I need to color my icing to a plum color and a lilac. I can’t quite get the shade I want all I have for purple color is violet, and that is all that is available in stores around here. Can anyone help? Thanks

967 views, 0 by sft

buttercream icing

**just wanted to see if anyone has had icing change colors on them? I frosted a cake in a light purple color and when I went to get it out it had turned a light blue color. It was exposed to some light . Luckily the color will still work and I...

5,985 views, 1 by 3DSweets

Cut-in-half Wedding Cakes? What's the name??

Help! I’ve been asked to make an anniversary cake in the style of this cake. Olga Danilova did a gorgeous purple one, here: http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/206917-2-halves-lilac-violet-and-lavender-cake I have looked (and looked) and can’t...

1,114 views, 0 by Jessica

Jessica

Cake Ball Help

Hi All! I recently received an order for 2 dozen cake balls for a bridal shower. The Bride’s colors are eggplant purple and a lime green. I know it is extremelly difficult to color chocolate to the eggplant color so I was considering using...

1,308 views, 0 by Prettytemptations

HELP - Hot Chocolate Calla Lilly Gumpaste Colour

I need some help with coloring calla lillies I am making for a friend’s wedding cake which is in a couple of weeks. My friend wants the calla lillies in the deep dark purple/black and I have tried coloring the gumpaste with different...

962 views, 0 by Barbara

Whip cream with colored buttercream

Hi guys, I’m baking a wedding cake the bride requested whipped cream instead of buttercream or fondant( stuff I’m used to), i want to make roses with buttercream colored purple, will the purple coloring make the white cream discolor? thanks for...

1,409 views, 0 by Mikooklin's Cakery

Mikooklin's Cakery

Lapis gumpaste color

I need to make a really dark purple color. But it’s not a purple purple more of a blue purple. It’s a David’s Bridal color but the internet picture of it does not make it look like the swatch I have. I would like to start with a dark purple paste...

954 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...