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8,996 views, 0 by Zoe's Fancy Cakes

Zoe's Fancy Cakes

Icing a tall cake ..urgent help needed :(

Hi all, I very stupidly said I would make a wedding cake for a friends wedding (which is tomorrow) I’m just trying to ice the bottom tier which is 6 inches tall ( I realsie I should have practiced before telling her I could do it!) I’m...

2,812 views, 1 by Julie

Julie

Tall Cake Dummies

Hi All, Wondering if anyone had any ideas where I can buy tall cake dummies, I have some regular ones but wanted to see if anyone knew where I could get taller ones. Thanks J x

10,563 views, 0 by Paula

covering tall cake

How do I do a tall cake 9 inch tall and wide. Do i try and cover it all in one piece or should I do panels?? Cake iscovered in ganache .

802 views, 0 by nehabakes

Tall cake...Pls help

I am making a cat in a hat themed cake for my son. It will be two-tiered. With the top tier fashioned as a top hat. I am thinking for baking four 2" by 6" cakes, and torting and filling them thinly with buttercream (thus having a total of eight...

807 views, 16 by Sweet Dreams by Heba

Sweet Dreams by Heba

Looking for collab members

EDIT * This collab is no long accepting new members, thank you. In the near future, if we open it back up, I’ll post it on CakesDecor. ********************************************************************************** I want to suggest a collab...

417 views, 0 by coybaker

Cake box/carrier

Hi all, This is my first time making a 3 tier fondant cake. I just realized that cake boxes for tall cakes are not readily available. And I don’t want to buy an expensive cake box. I am taking the cake to a party next Saturday evening. Should...

710 views, 1 by Misssbond

Piping lettering

Hi all, I’m after some advice on how to pipe lettering on to the side of a cake. I recently had to resort to cutting out letters from fondant. It was a tall cake so I couldn’t tilt it much for fear of it toppling! Any tutorials or advice would...

1,532 views, 0 by gizangel

gizangel

Leaning Cake!!

Hi everyone, I have been making cakes for 1.5 yrs now. I recently had an order for a 5 tier cake with each tier 5-6" tall. cake was 6"8"10"12"14" . first 3 tiers was stacked and was fine overnight. We stacked top 2 tiers on site. it looked...

4,500 views, 1 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Tall/deep cakes

Hi all. I’m intrigued by these deeper cakes that seem to be all the trend these days. I’m keen to give them a go, but interested in knowing how people generally tackle them. Do people have any additional supports in them given the additional...

871 views, 0 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Stacking a 6 tier tall wedding cake.

I never worry usually when stacking and transporting a cake, but this one does have a little stressed to say the least :( The bottom tier is a 12inch round 6inch depth maderia cake so quite firm, second tier is 10 inch round 3 inch depth, the ...

1,313 views, 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Please help Fondant disaster

I have been decorating for a while so you would think I have the basics sorted but I don’t often cover tall massive cakes. I usually use tesco icing but I am doing a large cake and ordered in bulk renshaw. Just rolled it out and is a nightmare...

3,124 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Cake heights

Hi all Am wondering what others do in terms of cake/tier heights. Am curious about a number of things….In general… 1. What height do you aim to make a finished cake? 2. What height is the baked cake, before filling and icing? (i.e. how much...

1,898 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...

1,008 views, 2 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Pie inside a cake - my review

About two weeks ago I posed the question had anyone tried baking a pie inside a cake. I didn’t receive a whole lot of feedback. I’m not sure if people just hadn’t tried it to be able to comment or if the topic was just not of interest to...

915 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Heights of Wedding Cakes

When I see pictures of wedding cakes, the tiers look nice and tall. When I’ve asked how many layers were used, the consensus has been (2) 2" layers, or 4" – maybe 4 1/2 with the frosting… however, from the pictures, the tiers definitely look...

1,329 views, 0 by Ansa

Ansa

boxes

What kind of box do you use if you have a cake that is taller than 5" or has some decorations on top that make the cake about 7 or 8" tall? Ansa

516 views, 0 by Sweet SugarCraft!

Sweet SugarCraft!

My 3" Deep Cakes Never Turn Out Right (argh)! Please help!

Hi all, Though I have made quite a few cake toppers, I haven’t really made many cakes yet, so am a little inexperienced on that front. Every time I bake in my 3" deep cake pans the cakes never turn out right. They are usually either: ...

1,459 views, 0 by lottie

latte glass cake

Hi all Decorators Help needed, I have been asked to make a latte cake in the form of a tall glass that is thinner at the bottom. Originally chocolate biscuit which would have been fine. However it has been changed to sponge and I have never...

1,089 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Metre high cake.

Hi there has anyone had to make a wedding cake 1 metre high. I have just had a client ring up, who wants a cake for 100 people and I calculated and told her it would be about 50 to 60 cm tall. She then told me that she wants one taller but it is...

1,840 views, 0 by Happy

Happy

How do I deliver this cake without it falling?

I would like to make a sitting Spongebob cake for an order next Friday (like the photo), but it has to be a buttercream finish. It’s so tall and narrow I’m not sure how I would deliver it 30 minutes away without messing up the finish. If it was...