Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

163 views, 0 by Angie69

Complete novice needing advice

Hi, I’m new in here and wanting to be inspired and get some advice from all you talented people as i’m making my mum’s 80th birthday cake at the weekend and have never done anything quite like this before. I’ve already made a 25inch square rich...

134 views, 5 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cake Decorating Styles

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...

754 views, 4 by Konstantina - K & D's Sweet Creations

Konstantina - K & D's Sweet Creations

Feathers wedding cake

Hi everyone, I’ve been asked to make a feathers wedding cake (fully covered with waffer paper). It’s my first time. Can anyone give me any ideas on how to assemble it. I’ve been reading somewhere that royal icing is the best way to attach the...

308 views, 1 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

After 60 years of doing this, check this out!

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....

829 views, 8 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Giving Up Cake Art

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...

1,447 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Trusted chocolate cake recipe

Hi, I would love to ask for some trusted advice on a chocolate cake recipe that is not to sweet, has a lovely moist texture but capable of being covered in sugarpaste and decorated. I have tried many recipes and I just cannot find one that I am...

511 views, 0 by FairyTalePink

What cakes does cream cheese frosting pair with (besides carrot or red velvet)?

I was wondering, what do you think are good pairings for cream cheese frosting, besides carrot or red velvet? I personally like cream cheese frosting with strawberry cake. Strawberry cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are kind of my go-to for...

355 views, 0 by Icofe

Did you use the Christmas Icing Tips to decorating your cupcake?

The Christmas Festival is on the way, so I would like to know whether you will to use the Russian The Christmas Festival is on the way, I wonder you will use the Russian Christmas Icing Tips to decorating your cake or cupcake or not? For a...

165 views, 2 by kakeladi

Filling that can be frozen

This can be used as a frosting while warm or filling when cooled to room temperature and is excellent – freezes very well. Posted on CC yrs ago by “SquirleyCakes” Filling/Frosting 2 tbsp. butter 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 6...

183 views, 0 by kakeladi

How long does candy clay decorations last?

just wondering how long does candy clay last? planning to make it in advance and use them for christmas decorations on the dome cake I made candy clay roses last April and used them on a wedding cake last weekend. I stored them in a...

253 views, 1 by kakeladi

How to make a sheet cake 1/2 whote, 1/2 choco

Just a couple of ideas to try :) the most common is to just pour both batters in at the same time. Batter is thick. It won’t really mix. It may just barely where it comes together. Insert a piece of folded heavy duty foil where the line should...

171 views, 1 by kakeladi

Tips for making red buttercream icing

Start by making the icing at least one day before needing. Any and all coloring of icing needs T I M E to develop! Using about 1 Cup white icing tint it a vivid pink OR yellow OR orange depending on the shade of red you need. You can add...

165 views, 0 by kakeladi

Two flavors of cake in one pan

Just a couple of ideas to try :) the most common is to just pour both batters in at the same time. Batter is thick. It won’t really mix. It may just barely where it comes together. Insert a piece of folded heavy duty foil where the line should...

195 views, 1 by kakeladi

Sharp Crisp edges

I accomplish mine using a crusting buttercream, hot-knifing and then a cloth with a fondant smoother similar to the paper towel method. When you have a really good crusting buttercream it is very easy. It can be done without it, I’m just talking...

466 views, 13 by Felis Toporascu

Felis Toporascu

Cake Decorator Of The Week

I am very honored to be Cake Decorator Of The Week. Because of the lack of time I have not posted too much of our tortures but I promise to return. Have a wonderful week with all the things you do. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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1,076 views, 0 by Jolie57

Crusting Cream Cheese Frosting

I am doing my first groom’s cake. The groom wants a three tiered cake! He also wants a red velvet cake but the idea of using cream cheese frosting in South Louisiana in June scares me to death. He wants the cake with frosting and fondant...

437 views, 16 by Ditsan


Cake Decorator Of The Week

It is an honor for me to be the decorator of the week. Thank you for your support and trust.

350 views, 0 by mysugarflowers

Cake decorating give away

I would love to win the prize all the items are useful especially the stay fresh board which I don’t have My latest cake is my dads 85th birthday with the poppy flower which I made