Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Feb 2014 3,022 Shaftesbury Dorset
Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Please help Fondant disaster 17

I have been decorating for a while so you would think I have the basics sorted but I don’t often cover tall massive cakes. I usually use tesco icing but I am doing a large cake and ordered in bulk renshaw. Just rolled it out and is a nightmare...

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Photos on Cakes Decor, how do you get the bigger ones as you scroll down? 7

Hello, can anyone help me. Some cakes I view on here seem to have their cake pictures in large format as I scroll down the screen to read the comments how do achieve this? At the moment you have to click on my little pictures to view my other...

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Sofia the first Too much purple! 8

Sofia the First cakes are just all too purple. I am really lacking enthusiasm for this cake I want to do her in a garden with flowers or something with some green!! But the client likes the purple, and white yawn, and now they are wanting it a...

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Spam 31

Ahh! anyone else having a problem with this page, I keep getting a men’s or woman’s fitness page pop up when I click on a cake or forum etc. One is called Fit Mom Daily. It has taken me 4 tries to post this as I just keep getting this fitness...

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Behind on cakes. 14

Hello everyone how did I get so behind again on the cakes? I have over 100 fabulous creations to look through I promise I will catch up looks like Iv’e missed some beauties xx

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Martellato Heaven's-Gate-Design Mat where can I get this UK? 1

Hello I really could do with this lovely gate mat for a cake coming up in a few days would make my life easier. Any ideas where I could get it in the UK? Many thanks lovely helpful cake friends xx

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Bare/Naked wedding cake prices?? 5

Hello, I have been asked to quote for a 3 tier bare wedding cake with 3 layers of cake on each tier with jam and some kind of frosting filling decorated with fruit and flowers. I gave what I thought was a reasonable price including delivery and...

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Hello, what does everyone do when they are Ill and have a cake due? 8

Hi everyone I have been busy and Ill and I am really behind with cakes again so I will try my best to go through all the lovely cakes I have missed ASAP. I had the dreaded Norovirus and had a cake due but was so Ill and for health and safety...

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Sun Newspaper Cake Competition (UK) 5

Hi my husband pointed this out as I am not a Sun reader. This is hopefully a link to a cake comp that the Sun are holding only it was only launched 4 days ago and they haven’t given much time for people to enter also in the terms it says that the...

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Elizabeth Miles Cake Design (Elizabeth Miles) 21

Hi Most people call me Lizzie but I used my full name for my home cake decorating business because I thought it sounded a bit more Posh! I started cake decorating because I had a small budget for my wedding so made my own cake, then my best...

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I need to make Magenta orchids :/ 7

Hello Folks, This has always been an excellent way of getting advice so I hope you can help again. I need to make some orchids for a wedding on Saturday (leaving it late I know) but they need to be Magenta I have included a picture so you know...

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Wafer Paper?? 21

So wafer paper seems to be the latest trend. I would like to try it out. Is it basically rice paper? the same as you buy in A4 packs for printing on or is this too thick or is there a specific product out there for making wafer flowers? Many...

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Skull mould/mold for sugar skull? 5

Hello again. I am making a day of the dead type cake in a few months. I was wondering if there is a good mould available to buy in the UK. It will be a large cake topper that I want to decorate. I have seen many skulls on this site are they all...

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2nd Prize at The Big Cake Show!! 19

I was so happy to find out that I one second prize at The Big Cake Show in Exeter over the weekend. This was my first ever competition so I am feeling proud. There were some brilliant cakes there and I had a great day with my Mum. If you would...

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The Big Cake Show! 5

Hello Is anyone going to this event starting this Friday in Exeter (UK), and any of you entering the competition? Hope to meet some more cakey friends. I will be there on the Friday with my mum I have to drive from Shaftesbury in Dorset which is...

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Competition Advice 7

I have just sent the entry for my first ever competition eeeek, can some of you experienced competition lovely people offer me some advice as I have never even been a visitor to a cake show so I have no Idea what is involved. Thank you xx

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A lovely warm welcome, thank you! 18

I have been a member of this Site now for a couple of days and I would just like to say a big thank you to everyone for being so friendly and welcoming and supportive. I was concerned before I joined that the Site may be a little cliquey and...

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Photographing your cakes, do you use a special light? 16

Hello Again, one of the things I find most frustrating is getting a decent picture of my cakes. Quite often I finish them late and the lighting is so bad or I get shadows. On the very odd day in England I set up the picture outside in the shade...

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Some Advice would be greatly appreciated please for first 3D carved project 5

This week I am about to embark on my first 3D cake of a cat, I have carved a flat horse head but never done anything carved 3D. It has to travel from Dorset to Yorkshire (a long way). Do I need to support it with a pole inside or anything if so...

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Top tier wedding cake saved for a christening cake a dying tradition? 5

Has anyone ever iced a fruit cake saved from a wedding cake to then be made into a Christening cake for their first child? This used to be the tradition but not so many people have fruit cake these days so it maybe a dying one. I have...

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