Nijo

Name advice 21

Hi guys I am thinking of names for my baking business. Please give me ideas. I am not a very girly person so no pink, hearts type of names. I want it to be very creative. Some of the names I have though of: 1. Get baked 2. The rise of the...

Karen's Kakery

Advice please - where best to learn Hand modelling in chocolate 16

Hi cake friends. I’m feeling ready to learn a new skill and would love to learn how to model chocolate so I can offer another dimension to my cake decorating skills. (And who doesn’t like chocolate??!!) Do you have any advice on where best to...

Natasha Thomas

Wedding cake set up advice (eek!) 16

Hi everyone I have my very first wedding cake order coming up in the next few weeks and I’m hoping to get some advice on setting up at the venue. The cake will be a three-tier rustic-style buttercreamed cake (not nerve-wracking at all for a...

New & Looking for Advice 15

Hello everyone! I’m Flavia and am quite new to the site. I’ve always had a passion for baking, but it was never anything serious for me. I saw a cake online that had lace all over it and I’m obsessed!! I must try and make it myself. I looked...

Mardie Makes Cakes

Advice for Storing Fondant Figures Please! 14

Hello Those-In-The-Know! I’ve been asked to make a Dorothy the Dinosaur topper, which they want to use in a couple of months and I can’t make it sooner to the date. For figures that aren’t going to be eaten, I would suggest storing in a box in a...

Tiers Of Happiness

Advice needed - sugar paste/gum paste for modelling figures and detailed faces 12

Hello fellow cake decorators! Could you please give me a tip for your favourite sugar paste brand and type that works for you for modelling figures and face details? Currently I use the Squires Kitchen one which is not too bad but doesn’t work...

Julie Cain

Does anyone have any advice on cake structure? (update) 11

It`s my son`s 14th birthday coming up and he`s told me he`d like a surprise for his cake….but it can`t be anything embarrassing (he knows I really want to make a Cinderella cake!) So a Transformer cake it is, and since it`s for my son I can push...

Sara from Sugarize

Advice for my first 2 wedding cake orders please! 11

Hi All, I’ve just had my first two wedding cake orders confirmed (yay!) I’ve had the clients sign detailed wedding contract forms, but I’m still a little unsure of a few things.. 1) What methods does everyone use to transport their larger...

Alecia

Advice/tips for grooms cake 11

Hi everybody! I’m new here and fairly new at cake decorating as well. I have some questions about an upcoming grooms cake I’m doing for my brother in law. He’s into photography, hiking and Irish music. I originally wanted to somehow...

 Outrageous Cakes Tampa Bakery

Looking for some advice!!! 10

We are trying to find a good form of advertising, something that really works and that does not cost a lot of money. Does anyone have some suggestions?

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Advice Needed on Covering a Frozen Cake 10

Hey everyone I need some advice here. I have seen a ton of posts on here about freezing cakes but I have a slightly different issue here. I was wondering if anyone tried to cover a frozen ganached cake with fondant? I am thinking a frozen cake...

Airbrushing Advice for Silver colour 9

Hi all…if wanting to attain a silver colour when airbrushing say something like the presentation board (or anything really for that matter)..would you more experienced cakers out there colour your fondant say a grey colour first or just spray...

Julie Cain

Looking for ideas and advice for fundraising 8

I`ll be helping to raise some money over the summer for one of my sons friends. They were best friends through nursery and primary school and even though they go to different schools now, they remain close friends. My son`s friend also happens to...

Esther Williams

Stanley Cup Wedding Cake - Need some advice :) 8

Hello All! I have an exciting wedding cake in the works and was wondering if any of you brilliant, talented cake masters had any advice for the cup part of the cake, and how I can achieve this flawlessly. It doesn’t need to be cake, or even...

White frosting recipes! I need advice! 8

Hello everyone! I’m looking for white frosting recipes! I was asked to make a green sponge cake and I need the filling to be white so it can contrast with the green. I only have these options: italian meringue buttercream, cream cheese...

Jessica

Freezing a wedding cake, any advice? 8

Hello everyone! Next Saturday I have a 3 tiered wedding cake due, 6",8"10" stacked. Yesterday my husband just got medical orders for surgery, so we have to leave town from wed-friday (yay for remote living military lifestyle lol). I’m going to...

beth78148

Help Please!! Need advice on a wedding cake! 7

I have a client who saw a cake that was done with pearls in a wavy design on all three tiers, but she wants to use diamonds instead. Any suggestions?? Please help!! Thanks Happy Cakes!! :D

Sophisticated

Advice for success 7

Hi guys, I am new to Cakesdecor, but also new to cake decorating. I’ve seen the work of a lot of talented people here. What advice would you have for someone like me just starting out in the business for success? I mostly bake for friends and...

Nina

Modelling advice ☺️ 7

Hi I’m wondering if someone can offer some advice please…. What do you find is the best way to attach heads on your models ? I usually just use a cocktail stick and a bit of royal icing. This time because my model is a little larger I have used...

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Cake International - London - March 2015 - Is anyone going? Advice for a first timer! 7

Hi Is anyone going to Cake International in London this weekend? I am going on the Saturday (all being well) with my poor husband for the very first time. I am looking forward to going….although worried/nervous (I hate crowds lol) in case it is...

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