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1,995 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...

1,899 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...

3,756 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...

693 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...

1,107 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...

1,906 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 ...

366 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...

538 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...

1,189 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...

351 views, 0 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Wired rose cascade help!

Hi all! I have 3 tier rose cascade wedding cake coming up in a few weeks, I’ve never done anything like this before, with so many flowers. I’m fine with making the wired flowers, just wondered if any of you have any tips for attaching the cascade...

5,037 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...

13,357 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...

701 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...

3,202 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...

4,498 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...

11,395 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...

1,058 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...

2,172 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...

10,276 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...

1,519 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...