Internal cake support/ structure 2

Hi there , I am looking for sone information on cake support / structure. I would like to make a staondind 3-d Olaf cake for my daughters birthday. I have only ever made 2 tier cakes that require support. I am not sure wbere to begin?.. ? Any...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Is SPS cake support system dishwasher safe? 1

Has anyone put their SPS in the dishwasher to sterilize it? Is is safe or will it warp the plastic? How would you recommend cleaning it? thanks!

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

How to support a 5 tier cake? 9

Hi, up to now my cakes have been small enough that bubble tea straws have sufficed but I have a 5 tier wedding cake to do next month and I’m sure the straws just won’t cut it. Should I use wood dowels or poly dowels or would you suggest I use a...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

How do I support this heavy topper? 2

Hi Everyone! My bride wants to place this ceramic heart on her cake. The top tier will be a 6" square buttercream cake. I would use the SPS system on top but it doesn’t come any smaller than a 6" square and I don’t want it covering the...

Cake stacking question 0

Hi Everyone! I’m making my 1st tiered fondant cake for a friend’s baby shower. So far it’s coming along nicely, and am preparing to ice and stack the cakes. I was wondering if anyone has ever used those thick stick pretzels (or anything else...

Rustik Cake Studio

Who takes the cake? Competition Support :) 10

Hello everybody !! I’ve recently enter a competition on rosebakes website and my cake was one of the 18 selected for the competition out of more than 100. :) I’m very happy ! Thank you all for the likes and shares. But now I need some support...

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

hello again, it's been a while 24

Hello everyone, Just a note to give a bit of an explanation. I haven’t been very well for a fair while now and didn’t really have much energy to come online. I think this is the first time I logged on to CD in over a month. My fb page has...

Sugar&Spice by NA

Stacking a wedding cake 11

Please I have a question: Usually if I have a 3/4 tiered cake, I put dowels under each cake to support the weight. But I saw in all video tutorials that at the end they put a long wooden stick that is put from the upper tier until the last one....

Barbie Cake with Base - Support Help 4

I’m making a cake very similar to this http://cdn.cakecentral.com/5/5c/900×900px-LL-5c1ca1cc_gallery12777100_0206.jpeg Instead of a sheet cake, I plan on putting the barbie cake on top of a 10" or 12" square cake. I usually use bubble tea...

Tynka

Competition support 42

Hi lovely people :-) I would like to ask you for supporting my cake in Facebook competition.So please, if you like my cake, I woud really appreciate your “like” to this facebook photo....

Sugar&Spice by NA

Wedding cakeboard 8

I do have another question, I usually use a foam cake board to support the weight of the cake when it’s a a small 3 tiered cake. Now, if I’m doing a 4 tiers wedding cake, is it ok to use 2 foam round cakeboard? One larger diameter than the cake,...

Using straws? 7

Hi, Amateur with a question. I’ve been hunting online for an answer and apparently I need cardboard and about a dozen straws…for a two-layer cake. I’m doubting this…so here I am! I’m making a 2-level cake using a pair of 9" and a pair of 8"...

Divine Specialty

Decorative hole in tier cake 3

I am looking for a a tutorial how to support a cake with a hole in one of the tiers. Do you know how to cut the hole out and support the cake? The photo attach is not my cake.

Sweet ObsesShan

Shannon (Sweet ObsesShan) 33

Hi Everyone, I am a mom of 5 children ages 28, 25, 20,15, and 14. One girl (she is the oldest) and 4 boys. I have 2 grandchildren ages 4 and 1. My sweet husband is Ty and he is so supportive of my cake craziness. He even has cleaned up my...

Do I need a central dowel???? 4

Hello all, I am a newbie, like in reality and in all seriousness :) (not like, oh am just a humble newcomer but my cakes look awesome and impossible!). I haven’t made a cake higher than a tier in my life. So, my son’s 3rd birthday is coming and...

Karen's Kakery

Sincere thanks to everyone on Cakes Decor 22

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to say, and I’m sure a lot of you will agree with me, that the day I joined Cakes Décor was one of the best things I’ve ever done. Its a very rare thing these days to find something that is free. And Cakes Décor...

Neha Bajpai

Neha Bajpai 1

Hello, I am Neha, a home baker. Cake making started with a hobby and gradually turned into my passion. I am a Software Engineer by qualification and I quit my software job to pursue my cake making passion. My family supported me with this...

Give & Bake

Give & Bake August 2015 0

Hello Throughout August we are hosting Give & Bake, a simple fundraising idea asking people to get together with their friends, family and colleagues for some tea and cake to raise money to support Leonard Cheshire Disability, including our...

Sandra Smiley

Cake Decorator of the Week! What an unexpected honor! 97

Hello dear cake friends! I was stunned, speechless really (believe it or not!), when I received the email announcing that I had been chosen Cake Decorator of the Week! I started decorating cakes a little over two years ago when I retired and...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Bottom Tier on Cake bulging 7

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...

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