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993 views, 0 by Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Making boat sails?

Hi I am thinking of trying to make my father in law a model of his favourite yacht to go on top of his birthday cake next month. I have googled fondant boats etc for ideas all the boats have wafer paper sails, which I didn’t want to use, as he...

1,161 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Has anyone made gumpaste sails before.

Hi there I have got to make a sailing yacht with gumpaste sails and although I have made many freestanding models etc, I am not sure how to make the spinnaker sail at the front of the boat, as in real life thie is only attached to the mast in 2...

2,616 views, 28 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Kate Wagner from The Greedy Baker wins cancer battle!

It was around a year ago, when our good member Raewyn Read told me that her friend and one of one of our members Kate Wagner from The Greedy Baker was diagnosed cancer just 2 days after her son was born. I’ve never met Kate, but it really made...

2,114 views, 10 by SweetLin

SweetLin

My Cake Design : La Battaglia Dello Zucchero

Last time me and my friend Denis were selected to participate in the Real Time (TV program) My Cake Design : La Battaglia Dello Zucchero. They already showed it on air last time in Italy… so i would like to share it. It’s a fun TV program. The...

2,724 views, 0 by Bliss Pastry

Bliss Pastry

Bots on the top 15 leader board

Just wanted to say that I think something odd is happening on the gallery tonight….. I think someone is running a bot or some program to increase views. It happened on my cake where i went from 18 to ver 100 views within 30 but I can see it very...

9,323 views, 0 by Lisa-Jane Fudge

Lisa-Jane Fudge

"What do you use to attach ribbon to the cake board???"

I have asked this question also on my facebook page. I am desperate for a good solution. Your help would be greatly appreciated. I use double sided tape. But in humid and hot weather, it can be a real pain in the you know what!!

683 views, 0 by Andrea

Andrea

Cake lace bat wings

Hello cakey folk ,I am quite new here and was wondering if anyone can assist me . I am making a bat (baby flying fox) for my husband’s birthday and I am planning to use cake lace and wires and was wondering if anyone has done this and if they...

2,441 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

How Far In Advance Can Cake Batter Be Prepared?

I hope this all makes sense….. I’m creating a surprise inside cake where 1x batter was prepared and baked. After cooling the cake, I cut pieces out of it to be used in the final cake. I once again prepared 1x batter to go in the pan with the...

2,470 views, 0 by Niha Naina

How to cover a cake board with fondant?

I dont know if this has been discussed before..But could someone tell me how to cover a board with fondant… And also I have seen ribbons tied in the corner of the board..How do we make these ribbons to stay? tried to tie it real tight but that...

1,991 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Bottom Tier on Cake bulging

Hi, I just finished a two-tier cake – the bottom was a 10" red velvet cake and the top a 6" vanilla. I definitely had enough support to ensure the top cake wouldn’t sink – also, the fondant on neither cake was too thick. However, after a couple...

2,591 views, 0 by firecracker

Solid cake board - non corrugated

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~

1,417 views, 5 by Francene

Mrs. Claus New Boot!

Mrs. Claus received a new ankle bootie for Christmas. Made from chocolate (body and heel), royal icing (fursicles around boot opening), and fondant (trim, belt, and buckle). Hand painted with Poppy Paints edible paint including the Rudolph...

1,707 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Bottle cake

Hi everyone, I posted earlier about making a 3D Standing Smirnoff cake. It seems that it would be a bit advanced for me just yet and i wouldnt do it justice so i am going to try a bottle laying on the board instead. Could anyone help me with...

4,446 views, 0 by Kitti Lightfoot

Kitti Lightfoot

What happened to my sugar bottles?!?!?!

I made these sugar bottles last night using isomalt and filtered water. They looked fine until today. They look like they crystallized over night. Has this happened to anyone? Can I fix it? Did I do something wrong? I brought the isomalt up to...

2,748 views, 0 by Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

How to structure a cake so it look like it's hovering off the cake board

Hi guys wondering if anyone can help, I’m looking to replicate this turntable but how do i structure it so it’s floating?? i was thinking of inserting a smaller board underneath and placing a cake card underneath the cake? but not sure if that...

1,963 views, 0 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

Styrofoam boards

Hi! Please bear with my questions:) My cake boards( I mean the big base of the cake) are made out of Styrofoam that has texture on it, I mean they’re not smooth, they look like the ones that you get in the box of a new TV, or any electrical...

2,524 views, 0 by nehabakes

Old Monk Bottle Cake

Hi i have to make a lying down Old monk rum cake. i wanted to know, how to get that whiskey color and shine on the bottle. I don’t have any air brush machine. The old monk bottle has sorta mosaic finish on top….how do i get that as well?...

1,797 views, 0 by CopCakes

CopCakes

Cake board help

Hello! I have decorated a lovely cake for a very good friend’s birthday this evening, and I used a cardboard cake board. Of course the oils in the icing have stained the board. What can I do to make it look better? It’s not a huge deal since its...

2,397 views, 0 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

Batman cake topper

Hi my friends, please can anyone tell me where i can find a batman cake topper tutorial? Thank you all!

878 views, 1 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Lego Batman's cape

I have been asked to do a Lego Batman cake, which after having made a Lego Hulk last Feb, I know I can do it without too much difficulty (hope I didn’t just jinx myself….) My only concern is with his cape & what I should make it out of so...

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