Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Poppies 32

Working on some gumpaste Poppies today.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Assorted Gumpaste Flowers 24

Working on gumpaste flowers for my Grandson’s wedding on March 3rd. Rosebuds, Succulents, pink and purple Ranunculas. Still have dozen more to make, but it’s a start.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Swan Lake gumpaste display piece 20

My entry in the sugar art division of our local cake club show this weekend. The theme was Masquerade Ball and my design was to represent Swan Lake. The heel of the shoe was a hand painted swan’s head. Happy to say it took second place.

Fondant/Gumpaste Coffe Mug/Cup & Saucer 20

Hi All….I thought making a fondant coffee mug/cup & saucer for the top of a coffee fanatics cake would be fairly easy! I have been trying to find some tutorials on this but only came across one which I wasn;t that happy with….can anyone...

Sarah's cakes

Make my own flower paste/gumpaste or buy ready made white and colour myself? 19

Hello fellow cake lovers! I am still learning the self taught art of cake decorating. For my next project I am looking to work on my sugar flowers, eek! Please advise whether it is worth making my own flower paste/gumpaste or just buy ready...


modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures 17

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

Julia Hardy

Red gumpaste - a sticky situation...... 17

What I need is for someone lovely to put my mind at rest about my gumpaste. I needed to make a Spiderman model yesterday (which, by the way I had been dreading) and I had to use quite a lot of colour paste to get it a nice shade of red. It...

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste and rock candy Geode 16

A gumpaste based Geode with rock candy crystals and gold leaf edges for an upcoming cake.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Hydrangea 16

An assortment of gumpaste Hydrangea I did at a demonstration for our local cake show.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Rock Candy Geode 16

I made this today with marbled gray gumpaste dried in crumpled aluminum foil. Glued in the grape flavored string rock candy with clear Isomalt cooked to 320 degrees. A few small white rock candy around the sides and painted the edges with gold...

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Dogwood 16

A branch of gumpaste Dogwood blossoms.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Gardenia 15

Gumpaste Gardenia. One of my favorite flowers in nature and in sugar.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Hibiscus 14

Gumpaste Hibiscus

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Southern Magnolia 14

Gumpaste Magnolia for a wedding cake

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Owl and Egg In Nest 13

Gumpaste Owl and Baby Egg in pink for a Forest friends baby shower cake.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Jungle Book Topper 12

I loved how Mowgli turned out. Hand molded of gumpaste. Made for my Great Grandsons baby shower with a Jungle Book theme.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste French Tulips 12

Gumpaste French Tulips for a wedding shower cake.

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Peonies 12

White Gumpaste Peonies

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste 12

I know we have forums on many subjects, but is it possible to have a forum for gumpaste, as in figures? And gumpaste, as in sugar flowers? We have some really good sugar florwer artists and those who model in gumpaste. It would be nice to just be...

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Shamrock Topper 11

Gumpaste shamrock and Hydrangea topper for a St. Patrick’s cake.

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