Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Orange pineapple filling 2

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

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Dummy cakes 5

I have a customer that is interested in the piped rosette style cake but wants two tiers to be fake. Just wondering if anyone out there has ever done frosting like that on a dummy cake. I have used fondant but never just icing. I am wondering if...

cookiedoescake

coffee mug cake 3

Does anyone have any advice on making a cake that looks like a mug of coffee?

sasha

Swiss Meringue Buttercream 3

Hi guys, I’ve yet to try making SMBC, at the mo I use the standard recipe of butter/icing sugar……however, am keen to try it out and see what all the fuss is about!! Can anyone share a good recipe and let me know how to go about flavouring it,...

Little Cherry

Excited 5

Hi guys! Just wanted to say Im so excited to be here….on a brand new site! It has so many members already and it will be fantastic to see how it grows right from the beginning! There are some fantastic cakes being uploaded so far and im just...

Sandra's cakes

Silicone Moulds 2

I have just ought some small silicone moulds from ebay, they arrived this morning, but they really smell awful, I checked the listing & it does say they are suitable for sugarpaste, I have emailed the seller but was wondering if anyone knows...

Sandy

LEGOS 11

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.

SarahBeth3

Freezing Fondant 5

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...

metria

anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals? 0

anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals for cake decorating toys? i was really hoping the KitchenAid pasta attachments would go on sale, but i didn’t see any evidence of it online.

metria

Event: photos from Cake Wrecks Book Tour 1

Last night I attended the Austin, TX stop for the Cake Wrecks Book Tour, promoting their latest release: Wreck the Halls. It was super fun and funny; I had a great time. My photos are posted here. There were plenty of neat entries for...

Karen

GLUTEN FREE GINGERBREAD 1

A moist gluten free gingerbread Makes 12 INGREDIENTS • 1 1/3 cup white rice flour 1/3 cup cornstarch 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup molasses 1...

metria

citric acid ... what do I do with this stuff? 0

I was in my local cake supply store today and noticed a bottle of citric acid. I bought some because I vaguely remembered some craft soap/bath fizzies recipes that I wanted to try called for it. But of course, I didn’t know for bath stuff you...

metria

Event: "That Takes The Cake" competition in Austin, TX Feb. 25-26 0

Online competition registration, general admission ticketing, and mini/celebrity class registration has just opened for the annual “That Takes The Cake” Sugar Art Show and Cake Competition in Austin, TX, February 25-26, 2012. ...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

TORSO-LESS Wedding dress cake 3

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...

Solid cake board - non corrugated 7

Hi all~ Does anyone know where I can get the solid cake board, the ones that are non corrugated. like this video by InspriredByMichelle’s youtube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/InspiredByMichelle#p/u/3/imfDvvSZn5I Please help~

Fun Fiesta Cakes

CAKE OUT OF A BOX (REALLY GOOD) 2

Hello, bakers, with the holidays upon us, many of us will be busy and while most of us would prefer to make cakes from scratch, if you find yourself in a pinch because you’re missing ingredients – here’s a recipe I’ve used many times that uses a...

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Anyone have a really good Vanilla bean cake recipe? 2

Hi, I am doing a wedding in June and I am looking for a really good Vanilla bean cake recipe. I have to make a 6inch round and 150-175 cupcakes. Also a really good butter cream for piping rosettes would be great. Thanks!

Christie's Custom Creations(CCC)

Vanilla Bean Butter Cream 3

I would really like a good recipe for VBBC.. if anyone would be willing to share. Thanks

Fun Fiesta Cakes

LINGERIE BRIDAL SHOWER 0

I’ve been asked to do a cake for a “Lingerie Bridal Shower.” I have a couple of ideas already, but wanted to know if anyone had ever done a “nightie” on a cake – I want to do something really spectacular because this will be a great opportunity...

Carrie Ashton

Good crusting cream cheese buttercream 1

I am looking for a good crusting cream cheese buttercream…does anyone have one they would be willing to share? Thank you in advance. C