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2,098 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...

1,632 views, 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Wired Roses help!

Hi everyone! Ive recently been making some gumpaste roses to go on a 3 tier cake. So, I thought I better do them wired, to be able to push them into the higher tiers. I hooked over the end of some 22 gauge wires, dipped in sugar glue then...

1,277 views, 1 by CakeHeaven by Marlene

CakeHeaven by Marlene

Painted Vintage Roses

Hi everyone, do you have or can indicate a simple tutorial for painting vintage roses? I have just finished my 23rd Wedding Anniversary cake and have painted some simple flowers on it and I really loved it (will be posting it soon, as I still...

1,160 views, 3 by raffaella moccia

raffaella moccia

Roses

I love flowers so I try to imitate them in gum paste, I dedicate my roses to all of you https://www.facebook.com/pages/Le-dolci-torte-di-Raffaella/296955816984594?ref=hl

2,985 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Chocolate cigarellos & roses

Hi all I have a cake to do coming up which involves a lot of chocolate cigarellos and chocolate roses (both white and dark – with molding chocolate). I haven’t done much work with chocolate to date, so if anyone has any pointers or words of...

2,344 views, 0 by Iced Images Cakes (Karen Ker)

Iced Images Cakes (Karen Ker)

Cascade of roses

Hi can anyone give me some tips on how to attach petalpaste roses to a cascad cake? I would assume to use royal icing and build up from the bottom and use the ones below for support, but am concerned that petal paste roses may be too heavy for...

1,699 views, 0 by Brabbersbabe

Keeping buttercream roses on the cake?

Hi, can anyone help? I recently made a cake and piped buttercream roses all over, which looked beautiful. However, in the warmth of the room they started slipping down. When they were cold they stayed put. I have since had an order for one...

604 views, 0 by LavenderBlue

Buttercream Wilton roses in class?

I want to take the Wilton Method Courses. (cake decorating classes) In the Wilton Method Course 2 (the version updated in 2010): I read that the Wilton rose was taught in Lesson 3 with Royal icing and there was a review of the Wilton rose in...

1,586 views, 0 by RitaGreerSC

Painting Premade Gumpaste Roses

I need to darken some red rose sprays to a deep dark red and I’m not quite sure what to use. I’ve tried brushing with petal dust and the color never comes out deep enough. I’ve used Super red and chocolate brown and that didn’t look good either....

1,945 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...

1,763 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...

1,048 views, 2 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

buttercream with meringue

there is a theme to all my forum topics…. buttercream!! lol. So Im doing a cake for a friend who doesn’t like fondant (neither do I lol). the buttercream recipe I use has meringue powder in it. I was going to make ruffles and roses on the...

4,873 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #4 - The Baking Sheet

Before discovering her passion for cake and cookie decorating, Loren worked for 15 years in sales and marketing at a large technology company. Currently, as a wife and stay-at-home mom to her 5 1/2 year old son Ryan, she now has much more...

1,086 views, 0 by Maggie Visser

Maggie Visser

Desperate for help!!!!!

I made this for a topping of a 5 layer wedding cake. Everything is sorted except my nerves. The reason is that the bottom layer must have ruffled roses around it. I have been looking at tutorials and some videos and tried to make it, but I am...

2,014 views, 0 by Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Which floral paste does everyone use?

I have a potential wedding cake order which will involve making over 100 roses. It will be covering a huge dummy however there will be a real cake slice in there too… the roses on the real cake slice would need to taste nice (at least on the real...

3,883 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to deal with Unhappy customers...

I recently did a cake for someone and she flat out told me she didnt like it. She told me she wanted a small 2 tier cake airbrushed gold, with roses. She emphasized that she didnt want a big cake because she would be going to dinner with her...

1,102 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Have you ever wanted to tell a client "oh no not that style again"

Have got back from a meeting with a lovely couple who wanted to talk about their wedding next year and get an idea of a cake. Great I thought, something different to get my teeth into, until she said she wanted a cascade of red and white roses...

5,592 views, 1 by Yum Cakes and Treats

Yum Cakes and Treats

Wedding Cake for $200 to feed 250

Outrageous right?! That’s the request I got this evening from my neighbour’s fiancée. She wants me to make her a cake to feed 250 people for $200! Any suggestions? I’m thinking 3 tier simple buttercream roses with perhaps bands of diamond bling...

901 views, 0 by Middymee

Naked cakes

Am currently in the process of making sugar roses and daisies for a flower cascade for a naked (3 tier) wedding cake. Just had a moment of panic regarding attatching them to the cake! Normally I would use flower pics and/or royal icing. However,...

1,650 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wishy Washy Clients - Venting

For the last two weeks I’ve been back and forth with a corporate company about creating a fabulous cake for their company’s anniversary party. I provided them with a tasting (which they liked) and a sketch (which they loved) and they said they...