Kiddiekakes

only have devils food mixes..Can I make into Red Velvet...How? 8

Okay…I live in Canada and we can’t get DH red velvet mixes here.My mom always brings them back for me when she is in the US..However I only have 1 mix left..I need 52 cupcakes for an order…I read somewhere that you can turn Devils food mixes into...

Rita's Cakes

Cricut Cake 10

Does anyone use the cricut cake for the cakes or cookies they make?

Tammy

need a quick pour icing recipe 3

hi everyone! has anyone tried/have a quick pour icing recipe. i would be using it to ice cookies and need it to dry to a hard finish like royal icing. thanks so much for the help!

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...

artisticicingcake

How do you make Chocolate Characters/Pictures?... 2

Hello everyone :-) First post here… Love the website! Hopefully I can get an answer to my question :-) I’ve seen these on quite a few cakes. It looks like color flow, but with chocolate… Can someone please explain to me how this is...

cookiedoescake

coffee mug cake 3

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

seeking a job as an assistant for a cake decorator 0

Hi all , I am a self learner and i have a passion for cake decorating…….i have made cakes for all the family funtions and for frinds as well…….I am settled in brisbane and would like to work for a cake decorator as an assistant……..if anybody...

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...

Sweet Compositions

Policies on desserts by other bakers 4

I have a bride that is trying to cut costs when it comes to her wedding cake. She has requested a small, 2 tiered wedding cake to be placed at the top of a cupcake tower but want to cut costs by having a family member do the cupcakes for the...

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...

Kiddiekakes

Like to introduce myself.... 4

Hi ….My name is Laurel and I a SAHM to 2 kids…a boy 10 and a girl 8..I have been cake decorating for 10 years now but have been around it for over 25 years.My mom owned a Home Based business doing exclusively wedding cakes but recently retired…I...

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...

Becky Pendergraft

White Chocolate Peppermint Buttercream 9

Just thought I’d share what was one of my favorite recipes from last Christmas :) I used this frosting recipe with my chocolate espresso cupcakes (look in my cake photos at the Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes). Hope you all enjoy as much as I did! ...