Slice of Sweet Art

Cake Decorating Tasks you HATE to do . . . 58

taking a que from Calliicious in an earlier thread . . . What tasks do you HATE having to deal with when cake decorating? My list . . . 1. Covering the board; 2. Cutting letters (doesn’t matter if I’m using Clickstix or Tappits or...

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

The first time I hated making an order 17

Hi all, A close friend ordered a surprise birthday cake from me, which I agreed to and was happily flowing with inspiration and plans for it, until all the details of her request came through. She had provided a pic of someone else’s cake...

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Oh humidity...why do you hate me so? 14

Here is the full Editorial from this months Cakes Decor Gazette, I got a little carried away and had to trim ALOT of it…sorry Michal haha! Full March Editorial Well good riddance February! I won’t miss your horrible humidity that storms our...

Nikita Mahmood

Hats Off: A Royal Affair 4

Hello cakers!! We are a group of international cake artist from around the world, and we invite you to take a look at our collab “Hats Off: A Royal Affair” which has just gone live. This theme showcases wedding hats from across the globe and was...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Top hat and cane tutorial 4

I’ve been asked if I can make a cake with a top hat and a cane. Does anybody know of a tutorial? I’ve tried making a prototype and it hasn’t come out too well. I need to respond to the client soon. Many thanks

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Let's talk Mixers: whatcha got, whatcha love, whatcha hate? 3

I’ll start. I’ve burned out my second Kitchen Aid in less then a year. My first kitchen aid 5qt lasted over 25 years, and it’s still running. (I gave it to a friend) My husband replaced it for me with a refurbished 6qt about ten years ago. It...

How to make a Marine hat 2

I’m looking for a tutorial on how to make a Marine’s hat for a cake topper. It can be cake, rice krispy treats, etc. I need HELP!

Top Hat Cake 1

I’m making a top hat cake this weekend, just like this one: http://www.simmer.co.nz/Wedding%20Cakes/top%20hat.jpg I have two questions: (1) How do I get the 2 curves in the brim? (2) The customer just wants the cake for show. I would...

Fancy Fondant WA

Freaking out! Wedding cake peonies & roses 52

I am doing a wedding cake next week. Spent two weeks making heaps of peonies (my first) in purple and I hate them. I then made white ones with much thinner petals (better) but still not totally happy. Have made a few roses but still have more to...

Allways Julez

RESPECT IN SOCIAL MEDIA 42

OK… I am a “live and let live” kind of girl. I might be seen as a bit of a fence sitter… I just don’t feel strongly about many things, to bother taking sides. If I don’t have any ideas, on how to make things better, I generally just “but out”....

The Custom Cakery

Mellie aka The Custom Cakery 34

Jumping on the bandwagon… So I’m Melanie to my mum and Mel or Mellie to most others! I live in Yorkshire (Tour de France starting here tomorrow although not near me!) in the north of England. I’m a mum of four beautiful, funny, demanding kids…...

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #1 - Peggy Does Cake 33

As she said, she is a self-taught hobbyist and has no clue what she is doing most of the time. She is obsessed with cakes and has a love/hate relationship with them. When she is not making cakes or playing around on her FB fan page, she is...

Karen's Kakery

Introduce Yourself x 30

Hi everyone. I’m Karen and I split my time between working for a T.V shopping Channel part time, running a bake from home business and taking care of my Mum who lives with me and has Alzheimer’s. So that keeps me out of trouble (well most of the...

Blossom Dream Cakes - Angela Morris

Back to the Grindstone! 28

Hello friends! Popping in to give my apologies for my long absence over the summer…… I was due to undergo some planned treatment in hospital which thankfully ultimately proved unnecessary. As I had kept my order book free I instead had the...

Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Controversy 28

Hi Lovlies I have had a couple of controversial topics come up on my Facebook page this past fortnight and my husband clearly has no idea nor interest in this topic so I am turning to my CD family for some venting – actually no not a vent as I...

Lisa Salerno

It's just cake ! 26

Hi everyone x I really just wanted to let someone know about what just happened to me and I’m pretty sure you are the only people that may understand . I was approached by someone who had seen one if my cakes (the snooker table ) via a link here...

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.08 / August 2015 22

Welcome to the Issue 4.08 / August 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to...

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #2 - Aldoska 21

Aldoska is a mother of 3 kids, lives with her husband and her two sons in a small village in Czech Republic, Europe. She is happily married and the family is always on the first place in her life. She works as a teacher in special class for...

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.10 / October 2015 20

The Gazette is out folks with a completely new section talking about my new favorite things as well as highlighting some of the great things that have been happening in the cakey world. I hope you all enjoy it and as always I love hearing your...

Judy

Apple or Android? 19

Have I found the one thing likely to split our community?! I have loved all the comments that this simple little cake generated – and am still amazed at reaching the home page with it! I made it as a joke for my son-in-law’s birthday as he is...

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