Elizabeth Miles Cake Design
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Hello, what does everyone do when they are Ill and have a cake due? 8

Hi everyone I have been busy and Ill and I am really behind with cakes again so I will try my best to go through all the lovely cakes I have missed ASAP. I had the dreaded Norovirus and had a cake due but was so Ill and for health and safety...

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

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Huge fondant/gumpaste clam shell? Is this possible? 4

Ok so my mom found this beauty for me . My sisters birthday is coming up soon and I’m doing a “30s elegant little mermaid” cake for her. Anyways, I want to make this a huge clam. The bottom of the “clam” I’m going to bake in the mold but the...

farii

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin
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Shell at Spotty Cake Tin 2

Hi folks I just want to take this opportunity to say I love this site and the talent out there is unbelievable. I’ve been cake decorating for 2 years now ..mostly self taught , but did have the pleasure of attending a weeks course with a well...

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Michelle Donnelly
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Shellbake new business 1

Hi Everyone, My name is Michelle :-) my business is called Shellbake which your all welcome to look at on facebook. This is the first Forum I have ever been on so please bear with me :-). I started up my cake business 22 months ago and love...

Michelle Donnelly

Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues
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Steam Cakes - Steampunk Collaboration 46

Steam Cakes is an international collaboration bringing together 62 talented cake artists to entertain you with their edible art and celebrate Steampunk’s Intertational Day! With the push of the Industrial Revolution, progress led to the...

Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery
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So excited about Cake lace 32

Hi CD friends. A while ago we were in a chat about using Sugar veil for lace and Elli said she uses Cake Lace, (never heard of it). Well I got onto a bit of research about it and it sounded amazing, the best part about it is it does not dry out...

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

The Custom Cakery
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Sugar shoes 22

Hi all. I’m looking for a great stilletto shoe kit. Been advised that the cake structure kit is good by a couple of different people but wondered if anyone has any other suggestions before I click purchase? I looked at one the other day that one...

The Custom Cakery

LilianaVBakery
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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...

LilianaVBakery

SarahBeth3
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How Did YOU Get Started? 16

If you don’t mind me asking, I’d love to hear how some of you became interested in cake/cupcake decorating and how you got started. As for me, I was in 4H for 1 year when I was probably about 14. That year I took a cake decorating class, which...

SarahBeth3

Ciccio
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Food Hygiene IBC vs SBC 15

Just curious as to what your opinions are as to IBC vs SMC regarding possible food poisoning as SMC only really goes up 140F or 60C , to kill most pathogens you must go to 75C or 167F, , to me this makes it a little dangerous if you cake is...

Ciccio

Raewyn Read Cake Design
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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...

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes
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Galia Hristova Moulds 11

Hello, does anybody know whether Galia sells her amazing moulds. I am in the uk. Many thanks x

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin
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Shipping cakes 10

I’m sure people have asked about this time and time again – but I’ve had a client ask me to ship a cake to them within the UK Has anyone had any success and did you find a great courier I’m struggling with suitable packaging and couriers ...

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

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Very dry fondant 9

What brand of fondant is the best to use? I’ve been using the kind hobby lobby sells which is from sunny side up bakery and it is drying out and cracking before I can even cover my cake within a few minutes! Maybe it’s old? What is the best kind?

Kitty91

kim
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piping chocolate 7

Hi everyone I am new here and a begginer to the world of cake decorating I am making a chocolate cake covered with chocolate and wanting to pipe a shell border around the top and bottom of the cake like you can with royal icing i have tried...

kim

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How to use Gumpaste Like fondant? 5

I’ve posted here previously about if Gumpaste or fondant would work for a clam shell cake I’m going to be making. Now I know some people said I can use gumpaste. This is my plan. I bought 2 lbs worth of gumpaste from Hobby Lobby yesterday, I hope...

farii

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Modelling chocolate 5

Can anyone advise the best way to make (white) modelling chocolate? Is it as easy to cover a cake with as fondant? I’m making a builders hard hat cake and was going to use a real hard hat (new and clean) as a mould and pour melted candy melts in...

lucybakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes
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Air Brush Systems 4

Hi, bakers, I’m sure this question has been asked before – probably many times… but I’m ready to purchase an Airbrush system and wanted to get advice from those of you who use it often. KopyKake and Fat Daddio’s have come up as systems that...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

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I need some cake pictures 3

Hello, I am a cake decorator but have never kept a photo album of them. I will do that in the future. I love this site and the “art of cooking” I am also a digital collage artist and am working on a collage of “Birthday Cakes”. I will use 40-50...

Okobojibel

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what to charge wedding for neighbour? 3

I have never made a cake and had to charge for it before but I am makingmy neighbours wedding cakes she wants 50 cupcakes muffin size with buttercrea!m buttercream and a faint cupcake with buttercream sat in a chocolate type shell, I have no idea...

allyx95

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