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1,973 views, 0 by miettes

miettes

Scared!!

I’ve been asked if I could do 250 cupcakes for a wedding in June!! I’ve already done that many for a charity last year, so I know I can do it and cupcakes don’t scare me at all. The bride-to-be is now asking me to give her ideas for a small...

1,828 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...

3,702 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...

676 views, 0 by Beata Khoo

Beata Khoo

Starting New Business

Hi Everyone, It took me quite some time to actually organise myself as Business.. After 2014 being so busy and juggling 2 jobs nursery and cakes its been very clear to me that I need to make a choice which way I need to go.. Quite scary to make...

1,092 views, 0 by Emily Herrington

Emily Herrington

Helllllpppppppp!

OK, so I’m journeying into a totally new area here…. I’m making a cake for a friend’s nephew and I took the logo off the front of his jersey and put it into Photoshop and then Illustrator and made a line drawing of the logo. So now I have it all...

1,845 views, 0 by Raewyn Read Cake Design

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Cakenweenie in the News!

Jules at Marzipan Moon & Sugar Dust Stars Catwoman and I in the Sydney Telegraph Cakes by Raewyn Cake Wrecks – Sunday Sweets Craftsy Blog Lancashire Telegraph featuring Tracey Rothwell Sydney Confidential MTV Geek ...

303 views, 10 by Jennifer Holst • Sugar, Cake & Chocolate •

Jennifer Holst • Sugar, Cake & Chocolate •

Americake Horror Story Collaboration

Hi everyone, Welcome to Americake Horror Story – a new, international collab. We will take you into a scary fascinating cake world full of strange, bizarre and morbid stories – into the world of American Horror Story! Be prepared for a special...

522 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Picture Profile.

Hi there, has anyone,like me, wanted to put a profile picture on, but after having trawled through all the photos on the computer, decided they made me look either too old, too mumsy or just too scary. I am not a vain person but as I have got...

1,143 views, 4 by Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Be careful what you wish for ;-)

Hi everyone, Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet on here recently :-(, I have tried to keep up to date with everyone’s new cakes, so sorry if I’ve missed any :-(. Life has been a little mad recently! As anyone who read my profile on here knows, I...

4,811 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

Cake disaster!!!!!

Have you ever had your cake colapse or any other disaster, after it was done and/or delivered? I had to make a babyshower cake and it went wrong on sooo many levels. Top tier got lapsided because of the waight of the Stork and craidle on top...

13,096 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...

664 views, 1 by Divine Bakes

Divine Bakes

Hey Guys and Girls! It's been a while!! :)

Hey All!! I just wanted to say good luck to all those off to Cake International this weekend!! Hoping you have an awesome time :) I’ve not been on here for a while and have missed all your beautiful creations :( Life has been a bit of a roller...

3,163 views, 0 by Ksuliman

Hair in fondant

I know this may be a silly and an embarrassing question? But, I think we all may have experienced this at least once! I have been working w/ fondant for a while now and as much as I clean surface areas where I work w/ the fondant, I seem to...

4,410 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Airbrush Beginner

I recently purchased a airbrush machine but I’m super scared to use it. Excited but scared lol. How can I achieve this effect on a cake? http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_d2iRWiG_iw8/S6p8xdy4Q6I/AAAAAAAAANE/p6sM3-dNDdE/s1600/safari+cake.jpg The...

11,283 views, 1 by Natalie King

Natalie King

Really sharp edges on cube cakes???

Hi everyone! I had my first attempt at sharp edges on a round cake yesterday and although it looked ‘ok’ it defiantey needed some practice! Ive been asked to make 3 baby building block cakes for a christening and im scared to death to do it as...

1,042 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Creative Decorating Competition...

Has anyone ever competed in the RBA’s Creative Decorating Competition? I have never competed in any cake competition and saw this online… http://www.retailbakersofamerica.org/creative-decorating-competition.html I’m thinking about entering...

2,098 views, 0 by Julied

To start a business or not and how to charge

Hi, I am self taught and just been making cakes for my daughters and a few friends (3!) I love the kids birthday cakes and am getting better and better with each one. My question is I have now had strangers asking me to make cakes. I am a...

9,834 views, 0 by Latrell

Latrell

Sheet Cakes (11x15) (12x18)

First off, I have never baked a cake larger than a 9×13. Anything larger than that size scares me. I have heard my stories of cakes of this size saggy in the middle, not cooked. Could any one give me tips to baking this size cake perfect. Another...

1,494 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

Freezing Fondant

I had someone ask me this weekend if it were possible to freeze a fondant covered cake, and then when thawed decorate it. I’ve never done something like that and I guess I would be scared to try it. Have any of you done this successfully? If...

687 views, 0 by Nichola

Nichola

New to the cake world

Hi everyone I am still very new to the cake world. In March 2013 I made my first cake for my niece. It wasn’t fantastic but I loved making it and now I have the bug. I haven’t made many but I know I am bugging my friends and family with the...