c3heaven

How do I make this Fish bowl? 18

Hi, I have been asked to make a cat in the hat themed cake for the weekend and am kinda stuck on how to make the fishbowl for the cake. I am attaching a picture of the fishbowl i need to make. Please advice how to go about it. I have tried...

Xclusive

Help pls! How do I secure a diamante brooch to extra large gumpaste bows? 7

My client wants to have extra large gumpaste bows with blings – diamante brooches on her 4 tier wedding cake. Suddenly I was filled with apprehension – How do I secure the brooch to the bow and then to the side of the cake? Secondly, how do I...

DJDUBYA

HOw do I DO THIS BOW???? 3

HOw do I get the pnk bow with the fine black line on the edge??? I know how to make a bow, just not two tone like that!!

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. ...

Wedding cake for a friend dilemma 14

A friend asked me to make her wedding cake for her earlier this year and I was delighted to be able to, but I’ve come across a bit of a quandary. We looked at various different cake’s on the internet and established the type of cake she was after...

Expressions Cake Art (Su)

Expressions: My story 11

Hi I am Sugandha from Expressions Cake Art. And this is my story I have had a baking obsession since I was 7 years old. My folks were posted into the remote recesses of Africa where buying cake for our birthdays was not an option. So we would...

Becky Pendergraft

Chocolate Espresso Cupcake Recipe 11

In honor of Valentine’s Day, thought I’d share what is my ABSOLUTE favorite chocolate cupcake recipe – my super-moist chocolate espresso! I have paired this delectable cupcake with so many different flavors of frostings – peppermint white...

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! ...

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Edible glaze cleaning help! 8

Hi all, Ive recently glazed a model with pme clear edible glaze, I had to spray some in a small bowl and paint it on in places, but how can I clean this stuff out of my brushes and my bowl……any recommendations???? Thanks guys xx :-)

Little Apple Cakes

Sugarvail VS. Sugar Lace 8

I’m pretty new to this site and I just can’t believe how many cool decorators I have discovered in the past couple of days.. YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING! I see all this Sugarvail work on the cakes and I love it, my question is HAVE YOU EVER USED...

Inspired Cakes - by Amy

Hi Everyone! ♡ New to the page ♡ 7

Hi everyone! I’m Amy, cake artist and owner of Inspired Cakes – by Amy. I’m from Bowral, NSW Australian (just south of Sydney) I’ve been in business for two years and specialise in 3D and sculpted cakes. I’ve got a degree in fine arts and a...

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...

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help! Which edible gold do I need? 5

I am a little confused as to which kind of edible gold to use on my cakes and flowers to give it a beautiful shimmer and shine. I got the Wilton airbrush gold color to spray a bow I made but, I was highly disappointed with the color. Can...

Neater fondant edges? 4

Hi everyone. I am self-taught in fondant and have a very basic question. How do I make cleaner corners on a rectangular or square shaped cake? My corners always looked like a wrapped present where I wind up overlapping th corners (see...

HimaliPatel

Christmas Chocolate Cake Recipe 4

Christmas Chocolate Cake is supposed to be the best alternative for one who does not keen of fruit cake. It is as popular as and yummier than the traditional fruit cakes. Ingredients: 420 grams of very dark chocolate 220 grams of butter...

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Impression Mat? 3

I have an order for this cake, but I can’t seem to find the impression mat to do the “lines/grooves” that are on the bow & ribbon. I think they used an impression mat? Anyone know where I can purchase this? Any links would be so helpful!

Michelle Lambeth

Greetings! 3

Hello! My name is Michelle Lambeth, and I have been decorating cakes for about 2 years. I just participated in my first cake collaboration which was administrated by Rachael Relton and Elisabete Caseiro. The theme was David Bowie, and being a...

How to Package Gumpaste Flowers & other Sugar Creations for Sale 2

I would like to sell my gumpaste flowers and other sugar creations like bows, baby shoes etc. to bakeries, cake decorators etc and was wondering how best to package the flowers and other creations for sale. What should I store them in? What...

Kitchen aid stand mixers 2

Thanks to everyone who responded to my questions and comments on Kitchen Aid stand mixers. Another question: What Kitchen Aid Mixer do you recommend for a new baker? I like the 500/ 5 quart. I will be doing about 3 to 4 cakes a week, some...

metria

Snickerdoodle Cookies 2

Snickerdoodle Cookies adapted from Joy of Baking Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ...

1 3 ...