Tina Salvo Cakes

bad cake day today 2

.. just feeling a bit sad, yah i know ‘its just a cake’… but its my pride okay.. when u are almost done and u are beating the last hour to deadline and disasters happens.. helpless and clueless what to do. i want to cry but all i can do was laugh...

chocolate cake 2

Everytime I use chocolate cake in a wedding I have some kind of disaster, is it just me thinking its going to be a disaster or is it just not brilliant for stacked cakes.. Anyone got a good recipe. x

Dee Lewis

Fondant sliding off cake 1

I’ve done quite a few fondant cakes but had my first real disaster yesterday and I’d love to know if this is something the experts here can help me with. It has been unusually warm and humid for this time of year so I think that may have...

Tips for baking deep cake in ceramic bowl 0

I have to bake a doll dress shaped cake for my niece’s birthday this Saturday, but I don’t have a doll dress mold (and I live in a small town so won’t be able to get one in time) so I thought of baking it in a ceramic dish with the right shape. ...

How to make a cake that looks like it's falling over 0

Hello! I am new to this site, and am looking for some advice on how to get my son’s birthday cake just right! I am doing a 3 tier cake, and am wanting them to all be slanting the same way (kind of like a topsy turvy cake, but all slanting the...

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Hello from Sawsen! :) 22

Hi all! I just joined yesterday… this is my story I’ve been making cakes for fun for years… nothing fancy, mainly cakes with mounds of whipped cream, fruit, chocolate sauce or custard all over them… not the sugar-coated art I see on your site...

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Anyone else have weeks like this? 21

Having a nightmare of a week regarding cakes this week. Catalogue of disasters; microwave broke, fixed yay, oven broke .. rushed around to my mum’s to bake two tier cake (she doesn’t even own anything as fangled as a spatula), tried to make cake...

Sharon

First time in 35 years.... 20

Before I start my story, let me skip to the ending. I made it. Yesterday morning I started having pain shooting down my left leg. We have family day every Thursday, all four grandkids were here with their parents, as well as my mom. Advil...

Mandy

One of "THOSE" days 17

Hi has anyone else had one of “those” days recently when the gods are against you. Let me know your stories, so that I am not the only one cursed every now and then. I’ve got 2 stories and here they are. Today I had to deliver the animal...

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #4 - The Baking Sheet 14

Before discovering her passion for cake and cookie decorating, Loren worked for 15 years in sales and marketing at a large technology company. Currently, as a wife and stay-at-home mom to her 5 1/2 year old son Ryan, she now has much more...

Sugar&Spice by NA

Problem with fondant 12

Hi! Please can someone help me with this problem!! Today had to cover a cake with fondant, 1st i crumb coated with butter cream, than I put it in the fridge for about 10mns(I always do that), I rolled my fondant, as soon as I wanted to spread it...

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Moan :( 11

So I woke up at 7am today and feeling all industrious, I decided to bake some cupcakes… I made 2 batches to bake at once, trying two different methods for beating the batter to see what difference it makes, and these new no cake pan required...

gemmascakes

Fondant cracking and fondant sagging 6

Can someone please help! I’m self taught and I just had my first disaster. Well to be honest, two in one day. I made my first three tier cake and when I delivered it, the bottom cake looked horrible! It looked smashed! I put supports in each tier...

CrystalMemories

How to deal with bad/negative feedback? 5

I am relatively new to cake decorating and I am working on building my business locally. I agreed to do a dessert table for the friend of a local business person (it was to be a photo shoot) completely out of my own pocket. The communication was...

Şekerli Şeyler

Global Sugar Art Fail 3

Hi cake friends! I live in Istanbul/Turkey. We have so many cake decorators and cake suplplies companies here. But sometimes i need some other type of tools or Satin Ice gumpaste etc and need to get them from somewhere else on the internet. Or...

Alicia's CB

Pretty Rainbows not Murky 2

This is my first time using the forum … i have a dilema after the weekend cake baking … I made a ‘Frozen’ cake at the weekend and the client wanted a rainbow cake or rather an ombre in pastel blues and lilacs …. I made my usual cake mix as I know...

Lucy

Helicopter disaster! 6

Hi everyone Iv been trying to make firemansams helicopter out of rice crispy treats I can’t get the tail to stay up the helicopter it’s self looks like my 3 year old has done it! Any one got some advice I would really appreciate it!x

Elma Augustin

The Oven Affairs by Elma Dsouza 5

Here’s a lil something about me and how it all began.. Im Elma D’souza..A Dental Surgeon by profession,native of Kerala,blissfully married to Joystan D’souza,currently residing in Dubai.While pursuing my studies for medical licensure in Dubai...

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