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1,951 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Freaking out! Wedding cake peonies & roses

I am doing a wedding cake next week. Spent two weeks making heaps of peonies (my first) in purple and I hate them. I then made white ones with much thinner petals (better) but still not totally happy. Have made a few roses but still have more to...

1,467 views, 0 by Pamela Jane

Pamela Jane

OSSAS Grand National Wedding Cake Competition

I’m so excited (and probably even more nervous) about entering my first cake show competition ever! Just wondering if anyone has any tips, advice, warnings, etc. they’d be willing to share with me? I have my design concept, but it requires gold...

1,512 views, 1 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

first wedding cake consultation!

hi…. so ive got my first “real” consultation on Saturday! Ive had a couple “consultations” before, but I had made cakes for them before, so no tastings, just design. Any of you professionals have any advice to give me? Id reallllllyyy...

5,707 views, 1 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wedding Cake Disaster!

I nearly had a heart attack today and still feel like I am until I hear back from the bride. Today I delivered a wedding cake and when I opened the back of my car to take the cake out, I found the cake SLID OFF the fondant covered board!!!!!...

1,789 views, 1 by Sharon

Sharon

Grocery store wedding cake....

Hello; I have owned my bakery for 35 years. Every so often something like this happens. A bride and her mother came into the bakery yesterday with a three tier wedding cake they just picked up from a big chain grocery store. They were both in...

1,923 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Wedding cake Help!

I have been asked by my cousin to do her wedding cake. Oh cripes! No pressure, having NEVER done such an important cake. The cake itself is fairly simple however it does require some pipe work. I usually only use royal icing as ‘glue’ to secure...

1,983 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

Wedding cake set up advice (eek!)

Hi everyone I have my very first wedding cake order coming up in the next few weeks and I’m hoping to get some advice on setting up at the venue. The cake will be a three-tier rustic-style buttercreamed cake (not nerve-wracking at all for a...

3,505 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Worried about textured buttercream melting on Wedding day.......

Hi everyone xx I know many of you lovelies live in warmer countries, so wondered if you might help me to find a good crusting recipe for buttercream please? I’ve been asked to make a rustic finish buttercream Wedding cake for a June wedding....

6,913 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Large Wedding Cakes

I just wanted to share with you these large wedding cakes. Some of them are gorgeous, some are just large. The author is Omar Addihaoui – Kuwait’s Picasso of the Pastries. Thank you Jo ;)

694 views, 4 by Lizzie's Cakes

Lizzie's Cakes

Wedding cake for a friend dilemma

A friend asked me to make her wedding cake for her earlier this year and I was delighted to be able to, but I’ve come across a bit of a quandary. We looked at various different cake’s on the internet and established the type of cake she was after...

900 views, 1 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

5 tier wedding cake???

So I’ve been asked to do a 5 tier cake. She said she’s having trouble finding someone to do it….. I’ve only done 3 tier cakes. Could I actually do it ???? Lol :) how hard is it? Anybody done one? Advice? Should I say no? It’s basically just cakes...

1,040 views, 1 by Maria *cakes made with passion*

Maria *cakes made with passion*

My first wedding cake

Hello at all, I want to show you my first wedding cake and I was so excited to do this cake. I started to experiment with fondant until March, and as my best friend has asked me if I’m making a wedding cake for her sister, I could only say...

1,060 views, 1 by Sugarpixy

Sugarpixy

Wedding cake with gold Accent is from a Site Full of Other Artist Work

I it not right to post cakes that are not yours on CD, and lead members to a gallery filled with the works of others. http://www.creativecakesdeborahfeltham.com/gallery/wedding-cakes/ this gallery has the work of some of our members. This...

810 views, 0 by Sara from Sugarize

Sara from Sugarize

Advice for my first 2 wedding cake orders please!

Hi All, I’ve just had my first two wedding cake orders confirmed (yay!) I’ve had the clients sign detailed wedding contract forms, but I’m still a little unsure of a few things.. 1) What methods does everyone use to transport their larger...

970 views, 1 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

Stacking a wedding cake

Please I have a question: Usually if I have a 3/4 tiered cake, I put dowels under each cake to support the weight. But I saw in all video tutorials that at the end they put a long wooden stick that is put from the upper tier until the last one....

42,462 views, 0 by Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Naked wedding cake tips

I have been asked to make a 4 tier naked wedding cake and after hours of trolling through the internet I have not really managed to find very much info, just loads of lovely pics and forums about how quickly they dry out. Has anyone on here made...

3,033 views, 0 by Kendra Hicks

Kendra Hicks

Barn Wedding. June. Buttercream. HELP

I have a wedding coming up in June that will take place outdoors in a barn. The theme is rustic elegance and the bride likes the look of the “messy-iced” cakes that are becoming popular in part, because of Pinterest. I’ve attached a picture to...

1,400 views, 0 by Zoe

Zoe

Making a wedding cake for the first time...as a favour!

Hi I’m totally new to all this, I’ve only ever baked cakes for home (basic cakes at that). My niece is having a low key wedding (thank goodness it is low key!) and has asked me to make her wedding cake. Bottom tier – Fruit, Middle & Top –...

986 views, 4 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Where do you get your seasonal inspiration for Wedding cakes

Hi there, I’ve got quite a few Brides booked in for the next few months to discuss Wedding cakes for 2015/16 and although they generally come with an idea of what it is they would like, sometimes they really don’t have a clue. So I normally sit...

1,721 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Wedding cake

I’ve been asked to make a wedding cake. After consulting with the bride, she decided she could not afford the price, so she asked if I could make a smaller cake for display and have a sheet cake in the back to serve the guests. I am wondering:...