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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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Hello all my cake friends. My baby boy will be turning 8 in December and he LOVES Legos. Can anyone help with ideas for a cake. I am feeling a bit challenged.

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Beautiful on the Inside

I have seen where some of you have used a different colored cake in a particular shape inside your cake and it looks amazing when cut into. (a heart, a clover…) Well, I think I am ready to try this but I have no idea how y’all do it! Do any of...

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Freezing Fondant

I had someone ask me this weekend if it were possible to freeze a fondant covered cake, and then when thawed decorate it. I’ve never done something like that and I guess I would be scared to try it. Have any of you done this successfully? If...

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Rita's Cakes

Tips for 3D cakes

I would like to try to make a 3D cake. Any tips or advice I should know before I try. Thanks so much :)

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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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Fun Fiesta Cakes

Max & Ruby Cake

HELP… I’ve been asked to do a Max & Ruby cake and I can’t find any tutorials to make the little rabbits look like themselves – I’m having a bit of trouble getting their faces just right – has anybody done one of these cakes before that can...

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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!!!

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Lisa-Jane Fudge

"What do you use to attach ribbon to the cake board???"

I have asked this question also on my facebook page. I am desperate for a good solution. Your help would be greatly appreciated. I use double sided tape. But in humid and hot weather, it can be a real pain in the you know what!!

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Which brand of fondant do you prefer and why? Is there a way to flavor fondant?

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Frost it Fancy Cakes


Hello my fellow cakers, I have been trying to put a stencil on buttercream, and for the life of me with no success. I do use a crusting buttercream. If any of you would have any suggestions that would be greatly apprieciated? = )

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Fun Fiesta Cakes


My daughter just got engaged and I’m already thinking about her wedding cake – If you have a “favorite” wedding cake that you have done, or want to contribute any ideas or suggestions that would make my life less stressful if I decide to make the...

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Ah!!! My First Wedding Cake order...

I just confirmed my first wedding cake order and I’m super excited and nervous about it! They want simple and vintage and it for around 150 people. I made it clear I am a new decorator and I’ll only be able to do certain designs and they are ok...

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cakes by khandra

help on creating rosebuds

I need help on creating rosebuds on a cake. Is there any good videos or sites i can look to help me?

14,720 views, 1 by pink sugar frosting

pink sugar frosting

skylanders cake

hey i have to make skylanders cake with the characters i believe its one of nintendo games any idea for this cake thanks

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To Crumb or Not To Crumb Coat

Do you use a medium consistency or stiff consistency buttercream to crumb coat?

1,193 views, 0 by RitaGreerSC

Painting Premade Gumpaste Roses

I need to darken some red rose sprays to a deep dark red and I’m not quite sure what to use. I’ve tried brushing with petal dust and the color never comes out deep enough. I’ve used Super red and chocolate brown and that didn’t look good either....

1,033 views, 1 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

Gluten Free Tips/Recipes?

Looking for a little advice or even just some really good, tried-and-true recipes here! I still work full-time at a University, just doing cakes in my spare time on the weekends but love to bring in cupcakes and treats for the Grad students in my...

1,059 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Orange pineapple filling

Does anyone out there have a good orange pineapple filling recipe? Or a site with filling recipes? Thanks Tara