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274 views, 0 by Dis Sweet Delights

Dis Sweet Delights

Wood grain effect - how to do

Hi. I have not made cakes for a few years now due to a back injury. My daughter in law has asked me to make her baby shower cake and lives this wood effect. Could anyone tell me how to get this effect .Thank you in advance.

735 views, 2 by Zahraa

Zahraa

Birch bark cake

Here is my birch bark cake with sugar anemone flowers bouquet

3,478 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...

1,839 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Cakes with water effects

Help please my lovely cakey friends…..I’ve been asked to make a Wedding cake with a waterslide all the way around it. I’m not worried about making the slide, but I’d like the water to look as realistic as possible. I know you can use gel for...

1,638 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

Braided effect

Hi I am trying to figure out how to make fondant look like braided basket. I found this video on YouTube, woman is using this pressure tool that makes fondant look like this: Any one have any advise Please see picture, its not...

2,903 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Ateco 612 Turntable

I have a question for those of you who have the Ateco turntable. I finally decided to invest in a good turntable. I just bought the Ateco 612. I just received it and when I put it together and gave it a spin I noticed it had a slight wobble. ...

19,226 views, 0 by Maureen

Can ganache be frozen?

So after a long weekend of sweet sixteen cakes— ugh (Ill post those pics soon) I realized that I need to have extra ingredients/frostings/fillings/supplies- you name on hand. Can I make and freeze both chocolate and white ganache to use in the...

726 views, 0 by Barbara D.

Barbara D.

Thank You

I would like to thank those who gave positive feedback on my cakes. Not having a bakery and doings it from a small kitchen makes me feel good. I don’t have all the tools and whatnots it taked some creativity on my part to reach some effects I am...

1,393 views, 0 by LiLian Chong

LiLian Chong

Help!!! Want to bake and make cakes but cant!

Is there a point when you want to bake and make cakes but your mood affects you and you cant do it properly? That’s happening to me now.. My full time work is overwhelming and I have so much paperwork to do and many meetings to attend.. I worry...

792 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

What do you think about the proposed 'sugar tax'??

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29212780 I wondered what everyone’s views are on the proposed sugar tax that’s being called for in the uk? (see link above). I totally agree we consume too much sugar, and it’s bad for your health in large...

1,022 views, 0 by Sugarpixy

Sugarpixy

Well Done!

Well done to Michal and his team for updating the site and addressing all the issues associated with the upgrade! I must say that I have a whole new level of respect for the members who cared enough to point out issues that seriously affected...

612 views, 1 by Nivo

Nivo

Elza

Something probably going through a difficult time and the first time it affects my sculpture as you can see the result is not so good then sucks For now I leave it and be willing to promise to raise the result much more successful I just wanted...

1,288 views, 0 by Allways Julez

Allways Julez

Silver leaf...taste?

I have yet to have a go, at applying silver leaf to a cake…. there are plenty of tutorials around. My question is… how does it affect flavour and the palette? If you’ve ever had a bit of food, which has been served up, with a little bit of...