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18,862 views, 22 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

Tips On Achieving Crisp Edges with Fondant?

Hi, All! So hoping to get some advice on this :) I’ve been doing cakes for almost two years now and am pretty happy with my overall fondant covering skills – I can achieve a nice, overall clean look – HOWEVER – my cakes lack that extreme sharp,...

2,539 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

"The Mat" from sweetwise?

Just wondering if any fellow cakers have used “the Mat” from sweetwise? And if so what you thought of it. I have just ordered one and I am really excited. Also if anyone that has used it has any advice feel free to pass it along! Thanks

5,227 views, 0 by Lisa-Jane Fudge

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!!

14,658 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

1,081 views, 0 by azel


Silver Effect on cake

Hi Wonderful Cakers, I was just wondering if someone can help me. I need to know how to get this effect on cakes? Help please… Thanks! Azel

9,585 views, 1 by pink sugar frosting

pink sugar frosting

icing made with sugar and gelatin powder

hello cake friends .does any one know about the icing which is made with confectionery sugar and gelatin powder and its dries rock hard like gum paste but for a gum paste we have to let it dry for a few days and this one dries instantly

5,830 views, 0 by pink sugar frosting

pink sugar frosting

how to make bed head board and foot board

i m making my daughter BD cake its actually a replicate of her (messy) room just didnt figure out how i make bed headboard and foot board . is any one have any idea .btw her BD is on april 5th

2,481 views, 0 by marlyn rivera

marlyn rivera

how to lessen the sweetness of fondant

Most of my customer said that fondant is too sweet. I’m using mmf and i also tried to use the homemade fondant(the one with glucose ingredient), both are too sweet for me! I was thinking that fondant is really sweet and was made for people who...

851 views, 0 by Pam and Nina's Crafty Cakes

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...

1,878 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...

5,443 views, 0 by ArtisticIcingCakes


Frills? Upside down frills? Can somebody please tell me how to do this?

Hi everyone :) I’ve seen so many cake that are covered in frills and upside down frills. (Like the pics below) They are beautiful… I want to learn how to do this method but can’t seem to find any info. (Maybe I’m googling the wrong word…) If...

1,145 views, 0 by Tammy


stacking fondant covered tiers

was wondering everyone’s preferred method of stacking a fondant covered tier. when i cover my tiers in fondant i go all the way down and cover the board as well. when i go to stack it is when i’m having my problem. i usually use some sort of...

9,314 views, 0 by Slice of Sweet Art

Slice of Sweet Art

refrigerating fondant covered cakes?

I have 4 cakes due this weekend and am trying to do as much advance work as possible and was wondering . . . can I cover my cakes in fondant (mix of Satin Ice & Chocopan) & toss them in the fridge for a couple days? I’ve read that many...

1,015 views, 0 by nathalie


Hi , I’ve read you’re new recipe about buttercream for resisting to moisure .. I desesparetly check out for a gumpast recipe, fondant recipe which could dry fast and keep dry for a long. I live in Caraibean Island and prepar cake decorations is...

1,000 views, 0 by The Cake Boutique Manila

Help! Construction advice needed for an "illusion" cake

hi cake friends! I’m making a circus themed cake for a friend’s daughter. My idea is to make a circus ring with a strong man standing on top balancing a circus tent with his hands over his head. I just need some reassurance on how I am planning...

8,804 views, 0 by Michelle Amore Cakes

Michelle Amore Cakes

"Blending" fondant

Hi, I am trying and make this Mickey Mouse figurine by Torte in Pasta di Zucchero Sugar Factory and she “blends” the mouth piece of fondant with the “eye” piece of fondant so there are no lines. Is anyone able to explain to me how...

1,722 views, 0 by KnKBakingCo


How to Stack 2 gift box cakes with open lids

I have been asked to make a 3 tier gift box cake. But the bride wants the second tier and top tier to have open lids. I have never stacked open lid box cakes on top of each other! Any help would be appreciated! Thank you in advance!

19,051 views, 0 by Tammy


How to stop the fondant "bulge"

I find myself just getting frustrated every time I do a fondant cake. I frost my cake with american buttercream and all the edges will be perfect and then I put the fondant on and everything just starts to droop and bulge after about 30 mins....

3,107 views, 0 by TheCakeBar


Female Torso Cake

Hey guys, got a request for a female torso cake w/boobs and va-j-j… first time for me .. would like to know who’s done one, how much you’ve charged, and a great tute on it. Also, they would like GIN in the cake. What flavor cake pairs well with...

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cakes & cakeboards

How do you all adhere your cakes to your boards???? Everytime I travel with a cake it shifts off the board and if my board is decorated it will mess up the design.