Topics tagged cake

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Milk and egg free cakes

Hi, I would like to bake a cake for my daughter’s birthday party but she has a milk protein and egg allergy. Does anyone have suggestions for milk and egg free cake ? Thanks in advance.

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Fun Fiesta Cakes


Hello, bakers, with the holidays upon us, many of us will be busy and while most of us would prefer to make cakes from scratch, if you find yourself in a pinch because you’re missing ingredients – here’s a recipe I’ve used many times that uses a...

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Fun Fiesta Cakes


I’ve been asked to do a cake for a “Lingerie Bridal Shower.” I have a couple of ideas already, but wanted to know if anyone had ever done a “nightie” on a cake – I want to do something really spectacular because this will be a great opportunity...

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Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Anyone have a really good Vanilla bean cake recipe?

Hi, I am doing a wedding in June and I am looking for a really good Vanilla bean cake recipe. I have to make a 6inch round and 150-175 cupcakes. Also a really good butter cream for piping rosettes would be great. Thanks!

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Fun Fiesta Cakes

TORSO-LESS Wedding dress cake

Hi, everybody, I’ts me again… I need to make a wedding dress cake for a bridal shower. i saw a tutorial on how to make one, but I am having a terrible time getting the “torso” to come out – does anybody know if they sell torsos so I would only...

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Ann-Marie Youngblood

Is there a lace we can share tutorials?

Is there a section we can share tutorials we have made or know of to help each other?

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Sweet Compositions

Policies on desserts by other bakers

I have a bride that is trying to cut costs when it comes to her wedding cake. She has requested a small, 2 tiered wedding cake to be placed at the top of a cupcake tower but want to cut costs by having a family member do the cupcakes for the...

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How do you make Chocolate Characters/Pictures?...

Hello everyone :-) First post here… Love the website! Hopefully I can get an answer to my question :-) I’ve seen these on quite a few cakes. It looks like color flow, but with chocolate… Can someone please explain to me how this is...

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Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Dummy cakes

I have a customer that is interested in the piped rosette style cake but wants two tiers to be fake. Just wondering if anyone out there has ever done frosting like that on a dummy cake. I have used fondant but never just icing. I am wondering if...

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Pazzles vs. Silhouette

Hello there! I’m planning to buy a cutter for my cake decorations, definitely the cricut cake is out of the picture because of the cartridges, but I found this 2 other options, the pazzles and the silhouette cameo...

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How to make a 3 tier wedding cake?!

I have never made a wedding cake, does anyone have a how to video / recipe for the cake, aNy help or suggestions greatly appreciated!!!

2,765 views, 1 by Rachel Skvaril

Rachel Skvaril

Stable Strawberry Cake Recipe

Hello ladies, I have a customer that want a carved cake and would like strawberry as the flavor. I have a strawberry cake recipe but I don’t think it will hold up well enough to being carved, covered with fondant and the base of a multi-tiered...

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Bride and groom topper?

I am making 60 cupcakes and an 8" cake for a weddin and they have just asked me if I can make a bride and groom topper to look like them for the cake, I just wondered if anyone had any idea how much you would charge for something like this as I...

2,056 views, 0 by Elena Z

Elena Z

Advice/Ideas for a 30th Birthday/Superbowl party cake (female)

Hi everyone! I need help coming up with a simple but thoughtful cake idea for a girlfriend who is turning 30 and hosting a SuperBowl/Birthday party at her house. It’ll probably be for about 30 ppl and though I want it to be more for her...

1,067 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

How many people will it serve?

I was wondering if anyone could help me out, I always have trouble telling people what size cake they should order when they tell me the number of guests. Can you guys tell me how you figure it out? For example I have a lady having a bridal...

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cakes by khandra

pillow quilt

Does anyone have any good tutorials or websites on how to do the quilt pattern on a pillow cake? Should I draw the pattern on the fondant before i put the fondant on the cake, or after the fondant is on the cake?

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cakes by khandra

princess castle cakes

when making princess castle cakes, and when you make the pillars does anyone use edible items, if so what do you use?

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Stacked Pillow Cake - Level of difficulty?

Hello all! I received my first order for a carved, stacked pillow cake for a little girl’s birthday, and I’m already starting to stress out over it. I’ve only been making/decorating cakes for a little over a year now and I’ve never done a carved...

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Pam and Nina's Crafty Cakes

Cookie cutters

Hi everyone, We were just wondering what everyones “can’t live without cookie cutters” are. You know the ones that you use to cut fondant and use all the time. We don’t have that many, even though it does make cutting shapes so much easier...

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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...