Cakeicer (Shirley)

Sep 2014 2,798 posts 100 followers California
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Cake Decorating Styles 4

Over the years I have seen so many interesting cake styles, from basic round cakes to tilted or wonky, mirror glazed, gravity defying, sculpted, Geodes and on and on. Each time I think I have learned everything there is to know about design some...

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After 60 years of doing this, check this out! 10

I finally decide to give up doing cakes and I happened to see this on Pinterest this evening. You may want to check out this person’s website because she used not only my cake design, but MY cake with her company name scrolled across the picture....

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Giving Up Cake Art 29

I had set a time limit for myself on when I would give up doing cakes, and that was at age 80. I turned 80 in April so haven’t spent much time lately on cakesdecor. I just came by this evening to catch up. All of you are doing such lovely work...

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Gumpaste Hand Topper 9

Gold gumpaste hand with a blown sugar crystal ball topper for a fantasy birthday cake.

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Should I feel Flattered? 13

Nice to see my Little Black Dress brought about a post on this website, but think they should credit the designers of each cake there. I do try on Pinterest to recognize the original designers but it’s not always possible to track them down....

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Fondant MAC Cosmetics 13

Just some Cosmetics for an upcoming cake. Kind of fun making these.

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Welcome 0

I am guilty of getting wrapped up in my own busy world and have missed welcoming several of our new members. I am taking the time this evening to say hello and welcome to each you. I am sure you will enjoy this cake site and all it’s friendly...

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Breast Cancer Cereal treats 20

Not cake or cookies but wasn’t sure where else to post this. A fundraiser for women who do not have medical coverage for reconstruction after Mastectomy. Rice Krispie treats on a pop stick, dipped in melted pink chocolate and striped with white...

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Caramel Ganache question 9

I bought my first bag of Ghirardelli caramel chips today, 12 oz. bag. Can I make a caramel ganache with these chips? Would I use a 3 to 1 ratio, 1 cup heavy whipping cream to 3 cups caramel chips?

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Gumpaste Poppies 32

Working on some gumpaste Poppies today.

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Succulents And Cacti 18

Working on some desert cacti and succulents for an upcoming cake

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Gumpaste and rock candy Geode 16

A gumpaste based Geode with rock candy crystals and gold leaf edges for an upcoming cake.

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Gumpaste Shamrock Topper 11

Gumpaste shamrock and Hydrangea topper for a St. Patrick’s cake.

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Columbine 20

I have a birthday cake order from a friend on the 4th and she asked for a flower I have not only never made before but ever even seen in real life. Also I had eye surgery yesterday so have empathy for me. This is either the Columbine she asked...

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 11

An oldie but goody and apparently she won’t be coming to our dinner this year either. “Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made...

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BLOWN ISOMALT BUBBLES 5

Not sure what category this should be in, it is neither cake nor gumpaste but blown sugar (Isomalt) bubbles I made today. The yellowish one has a small flickering candle LED light inside, the brighter one a white LED light. I will use the...

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AGBAY 9

Last year I broke down and bought an Agbay cake leveler. How have I ever done without it? It is so easy to tort and level cakes, a time saver for sure. I am very cautious when I use it because it is very sharp. My cakes for a Friday wedding are...

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Swan Lake gumpaste display piece 20

My entry in the sugar art division of our local cake club show this weekend. The theme was Masquerade Ball and my design was to represent Swan Lake. The heel of the shoe was a hand painted swan’s head. Happy to say it took second place.

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Gumpaste Hydrangea 16

An assortment of gumpaste Hydrangea I did at a demonstration for our local cake show.

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Sugar Orchids 15

All of my gumpaste Orchids are completed for an upcoming wedding cake. Lemboglossum Scorpion Java Cymbidium and Dendrobium

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