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Special gift from me for Cake Fest and SoFlo classes! 14

Hi everyone so sorry I have been so quiet on here of late just been super busy. Is anyone from cakesdecor coming to Cake Fest in Lafayette, Louisiana or SoFlo Miami, Florida? If you are and you take my class I am giving to cakesdecor members only...

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.11 / November 2015 12

November Gazette is out with all the top cakes for the month and much , much more so I hope you like it. Remember I am always open for new ideas you all might want to see added in to the gazette. Make sure you send me lots of pics from Cakes...

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...

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HELP Please, my gumpaste is too soft 4

Hi! I’m new to this website. I bought some Wilton powder to make some gumpaste. It is the second time I do it. The first time everything turned out ok, but this time the gumpaste is too sticky and soft. I made a figurine for my daughter’s...

Le Torte di Ciccibella

Hello!Help 3

Hello everyone! My name is Emily, I am writing from Sicily (Italy)! There is already so hot (28 °) and it is easy to shape the dough of sugar because it melts! How do you? This is my latest creation http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/58487 and it...

Creative Cakes by Mel n Val

Global Luggage 2

A birthday cake, shaped as a suitcase, with a sugar globe, artistically air brushed.creativecake

Sweet Dreams by Heba

50 Shades Of Easter collaboration 24

SURPRISE !! I have another fabulous collaboration which I hosted to share with you all :) “TAKE A PEEK, you know you want to. Promise we won’t tell” …. For the past few weeks, an International team of sugar artists have been working to bring...

Sugar Cakes

Sugar Cakes 6

Hi Just want to say hi to everyone. Such an honor to see all the beautiful cake and art work by fellow cake bakers. I own a little cake studio in Durbanville Cape Town. I have been designing cakes since 2010 and love every minute of it. ...

Cup N Cakes a la C'ART by Karen

Isomalt/Pulled Sugar molding 3

Hello fellow bakers/designers, I wasn’t sure which forum to post this on. However, I really need your expertise on how to work with isomalt/pulled sugar. I worked with isomalt last night, for the second time, and the cooked isomalt keeps...

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Anyone else have weeks like this? 21

Having a nightmare of a week regarding cakes this week. Catalogue of disasters; microwave broke, fixed yay, oven broke .. rushed around to my mum’s to bake two tier cake (she doesn’t even own anything as fangled as a spatula), tried to make cake...

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #4 - The Baking Sheet 14

Before discovering her passion for cake and cookie decorating, Loren worked for 15 years in sales and marketing at a large technology company. Currently, as a wife and stay-at-home mom to her 5 1/2 year old son Ryan, she now has much more...

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Carved road? 8

Was this cake carved to make the road? If so, would I need to start with a bigger cake like a 10" or 12"? Any links to tutorials would be very helpful also! Or did they carve a separate cake & glued the “road” to the side of an 8" cake?...

Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Help required (please don’t laugh)… 7

Well you can laugh a little – I certainly did… This is my very first attempt at a ball/spherical/temari cake (not quite sure what the correct terminology is). I had some left over vanilla cake and thought I would do something different with it,...

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Cake International - London - March 2015 - Is anyone going? Advice for a first timer! 7

Hi Is anyone going to Cake International in London this weekend? I am going on the Saturday (all being well) with my poor husband for the very first time. I am looking forward to going….although worried/nervous (I hate crowds lol) in case it is...

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Where can I buy this mold? 5

I have looked everywhere online & in stores for the mold they used for the gold scroll trim & I just can’t find the exact one… or even one that’s kinda close to it. Everything I find is too big or too small or not shaped right. Anyone...

Nikki Belleperche

Black royal bleeding problem. 4

I am by no means a cookie decorator, nor am I very experienced with royal icing but last week I decided to tinker around with some sugar cookies and I was itching to try my hand at some simple decorating. At first I did some light pink and green...

Newbie using isomalt 2

Hi everyone. I’m a fairly experienced amateur cake decorator, but a total newbie when it comes to isomalt. I’ve been asked to make a special car-shaped cake that would really need see-through windows, so naturally my thoughts turned to using...

Swiss meringue buttercream help please! 1

Hi guys, So it was my first time making a SMBC. It tasted good but a little bit buttery. My problem is that it was too soft despite being smooth. I placed the bowl in the fridge for 20mins but still the same. It holds its shape fairly well but...