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626 views, 0 by SugarShoes

How to get shine on sugar shoes

I am just learning to make the sugar shoes – I’m doing ok for my first couple shoes but need to know how to finish them so they have a satin finish – or slight shine. My shoes a little dull looking – can anyone help? I don’t want to change the...

2,034 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

Shiny Fondand

Hi guys I am trying to figure out how to make my fondant shine. Is there a special finish I can use? Any advise? thank you

1,456 views, 1 by Jillycakes

How does everyone "finish" their cakes?

How do you shine everything up and not run the colors??

3,432 views, 1 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help! Which edible gold do I need?

I am a little confused as to which kind of edible gold to use on my cakes and flowers to give it a beautiful shimmer and shine. I got the Wilton airbrush gold color to spray a bow I made but, I was highly disappointed with the color. Can you...

1,352 views, 0 by Sonia

Macaroons!

I’m not sure if this is the right place for this question or if anyone can help me but I’ll give it a go. I have been making macaroons…a first for me…..and even though they are delicious they do not have the beautiful shine that commercial ones...

2,257 views, 0 by nehabakes

Old Monk Bottle Cake

Hi i have to make a lying down Old monk rum cake. i wanted to know, how to get that whiskey color and shine on the bottle. I don’t have any air brush machine. The old monk bottle has sorta mosaic finish on top….how do i get that as well?...

1,401 views, 0 by kathy

kathy

Soft edible diamonds

Has anyone out there used the soft edible diamonds and if so what did you do to make them shine., I bought some for my niece’s wedding but they don"t “sparkle” and when you put them on a white cake they look like a gummy dot. not pretty. Is...

667 views, 1 by HappyHermit

HappyHermit

Ideas & Pointers Needed for Relief Pan Cakes Decoration

Hi all! Months ago I found this site and was so excited to begin making cakes; however, I am also a grad student and when classes began in August, I had no idea how time consuming this semester would become! I’ve barely been able to do my normal...

1,955 views, 0 by crissy90

Royal Icing Panels help

Hi! I’m asking for help since i will be getting mareied soon and i dream of making my own cake. For starters i thought of covering the cakes with 2 or 3 layers of milk chocolate ganache until i get a nice coverage. After i want to cover the sides...

1,163 views, 0 by sammie192

carousel cake

Happy new year !! I am making a carousel cake useing the wilton kit no time to make the items. so I would like to add some color to the horses maybe cream with a little shine and the colors I will be using navy,light blue and cream with gold...

699 views, 0 by Fabmom

Shinny and flawless fondant cake

Hi everyone, I want to know what I can do to give my finished fondant cake a shinny look. Please any suggestion will be appreciated. Thank you!

2,210 views, 0 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

shining fondant

Hello everyone, please can someone tell me how to get the fondant 1st shining like lustre, i mean like satin color. 2nd i bought a pink shining powder, i tried to mix it with the fondant but it just disappeared, how to use that powder, do i just...

1,223 views, 29 by Daantje

Daantje

Christmas (cake) piece

Because i am sometimes a litte bit obsesed about cake (lol) i made a christmas piece cake with eucalypthus hydrangea pine green skimmia (wintersweet) glass balls and a zilver shiny Deer :-) oww and lights :-D

1,300 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Anyone else have weeks like this?

Having a nightmare of a week regarding cakes this week. Catalogue of disasters; microwave broke, fixed yay, oven broke .. rushed around to my mum’s to bake two tier cake (she doesn’t even own anything as fangled as a spatula), tried to make cake...

1,193 views, 1 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Red gumpaste - a sticky situation......

What I need is for someone lovely to put my mind at rest about my gumpaste. I needed to make a Spiderman model yesterday (which, by the way I had been dreading) and I had to use quite a lot of colour paste to get it a nice shade of red. It...

544 views, 0 by Shenelle Robson

Shenelle Robson

Hello!

Hi everyone! My name is Shenelle Robson, a sugar flower artist and fan of all things cake! I’m looking forward to seeing all your beautiful creations and just being part of a community that appreciates sugar art.

2,295 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Daily Top 15 Cakes list is here

Daily Top Cakes list have been the most requested feature in the recent weeks. Now you can enjoy it on the CakesDecor home page. I decided to show 15 most active cakes in the past 24 hours. This list is refreshed periodically during the...

12,272 views, 1 by metria

metria

# of servings ... Cake + Calculator = Cakulator!

Hello, all! This is my first post here :) I’m only a hobbyist, but my trade is software development. In my spare time I’ve developed an online Flash app for determining the number of servings for a specified cake based on volume. ...

1,739 views, 0 by maroongrad

Making gum paste glossy?

Hi, I have some ombre 3D gum paste flames to put on a cake. They look great, but they’d look even better if I could make them shinier. Not sure if there’s an easy at-home way to do this. I was debating misting with sugar water (but suspect...

1,395 views, 1 by Lucymaybakes

Beginner (uk) : Fondant modelling/icing advice please

Hi all, I’ve been baking and decorating as a hobby for the last year, I recently made some small cupcakes for a friend with buttercream swirl and a butterfly I’d cut and shaped out of supermarkets own roll out icing. When I gave them to her the...