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9,158 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...

2,873 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

10,653 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 .

808 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...

1,557 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...

4,542 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...

894 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 ...

3,202 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...

1,949 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...

1,032 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...

939 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...

1,336 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

1,483 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...

1,101 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...

1,852 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...

843 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Advise please - big hotel cake project

Hi fellow CD’s I have been asked to recreate a local hotel in cake!!!! I’m a home baker and only make 5-6 novelty cakes a year, so completely out of my depth! Looking for any advise to help me, I have 3 weeks to plan, bake, sculpt, ice,...

4,175 views, 0 by Ali Davis

Ali Davis

Covering Dummy Cakes in Fondant

I recently had the hardest time covering a 6 in cake dummy. I covered the 10 in dummy that also happened to be 6 in tall in Wilton fondant without much difficulty. I wanted to use Wilton since I can get it for cheap and it was just for a dummy. I...

1,243 views, 0 by Chocomoo

Chocomoo

HELP - STACKED CAKE BOXES

HELP – STACKED CAKE BOXES!!! has anyone got any idea where you can get boxes to store display cakes in that are really high? Cant find anything anywhere that will fit in my display wedding cakes (3 and 4 tier – need to be about 2feet tall ish)...

621 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Alphabet cutters/molds

I always get such good feedback from the forum that I thought I’d post another question to you all. What is your go to alphabet cutter set or mold? I currently have a set of Fat Daddio’s cutters that are quite large, maybe 2" tall so not...

914 views, 0 by Sarahs999

Sarahs999

Fondant tablecloth

Hello all, first post here! I am making a bridge cake (the card game) this week and am putting green fondant on a ganached cube to act as a tablecloth. I’m wondering how to drape and support the cloth while it dries so I get a nice realistic...