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...

Pamela Jane

OSSAS Grand National Wedding Cake Competition 24

I’m so excited (and probably even more nervous) about entering my first cake show competition ever! Just wondering if anyone has any tips, advice, warnings, etc. they’d be willing to share with me? I have my design concept, but it requires gold...

The Little Cake Company

first wedding cake consultation! 22

hi…. so ive got my first “real” consultation on Saturday! Ive had a couple “consultations” before, but I had made cakes for them before, so no tastings, just design. Any of you professionals have any advice to give me? Id reallllllyyy...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wedding Cake Disaster! 20

I nearly had a heart attack today and still feel like I am until I hear back from the bride. Today I delivered a wedding cake and when I opened the back of my car to take the cake out, I found the cake SLID OFF the fondant covered board!!!!!...

Sharon

Grocery store wedding cake.... 19

Hello; I have owned my bakery for 35 years. Every so often something like this happens. A bride and her mother came into the bakery yesterday with a three tier wedding cake they just picked up from a big chain grocery store. They were both in...

Sarah's cakes

Wedding cake Help! 18

I have been asked by my cousin to do her wedding cake. Oh cripes! No pressure, having NEVER done such an important cake. The cake itself is fairly simple however it does require some pipe work. I usually only use royal icing as ‘glue’ to secure...

Natasha Thomas

Wedding cake set up advice (eek!) 16

Hi everyone I have my very first wedding cake order coming up in the next few weeks and I’m hoping to get some advice on setting up at the venue. The cake will be a three-tier rustic-style buttercreamed cake (not nerve-wracking at all for a...

Wedding cake for a friend dilemma 14

A friend asked me to make her wedding cake for her earlier this year and I was delighted to be able to, but I’ve come across a bit of a quandary. We looked at various different cake’s on the internet and established the type of cake she was after...

The Little Cake Company

5 tier wedding cake??? 12

So I’ve been asked to do a 5 tier cake. She said she’s having trouble finding someone to do it….. I’ve only done 3 tier cakes. Could I actually do it ???? Lol :) how hard is it? Anybody done one? Advice? Should I say no? It’s basically just cakes...

Maria *cakes made with passion*

My first wedding cake 12

Hello at all, I want to show you my first wedding cake and I was so excited to do this cake. I started to experiment with fondant until March, and as my best friend has asked me if I’m making a wedding cake for her sister, I could only say...

Sugarpixy

Wedding cake with gold Accent is from a Site Full of Other Artist Work 11

I it not right to post cakes that are not yours on CD, and lead members to a gallery filled with the works of others. http://www.creativecakesdeborahfeltham.com/gallery/wedding-cakes/ this gallery has the work of some of our members. This...

Sara from Sugarize

Advice for my first 2 wedding cake orders please! 11

Hi All, I’ve just had my first two wedding cake orders confirmed (yay!) I’ve had the clients sign detailed wedding contract forms, but I’m still a little unsure of a few things.. 1) What methods does everyone use to transport their larger...

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....

Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Naked wedding cake tips 10

I have been asked to make a 4 tier naked wedding cake and after hours of trolling through the internet I have not really managed to find very much info, just loads of lovely pics and forums about how quickly they dry out. Has anyone on here made...

Konstantina - K & D's Sweet Creations

Feathers wedding cake 10

Hi everyone, I’ve been asked to make a feathers wedding cake (fully covered with waffer paper). It’s my first time. Can anyone give me any ideas on how to assemble it. I’ve been reading somewhere that royal icing is the best way to attach the...

Zoe

Making a wedding cake for the first time...as a favour! 10

Hi I’m totally new to all this, I’ve only ever baked cakes for home (basic cakes at that). My niece is having a low key wedding (thank goodness it is low key!) and has asked me to make her wedding cake. Bottom tier – Fruit, Middle & Top –...

Sophisticated

Wedding cake 9

I’ve been asked to make a wedding cake. After consulting with the bride, she decided she could not afford the price, so she asked if I could make a smaller cake for display and have a sheet cake in the back to serve the guests. I am wondering:...

Bridget

How to make a 3 tier wedding cake?! 9

I have never made a wedding cake, does anyone have a how to video / recipe for the cake, aNy help or suggestions greatly appreciated!!!

5 tier wedding cake eeek !! 8

hi everyone i have an order for a five tier wedding cake but would like to know how this would be transported or could it be erected then taken to venue any advice would be great ???

Angel Rushing

Setting up a big outdoor summer wedding cake 8

I know it’s still winter but I was contacted about making a 6 tier wedding cake this summer and the reception will be outside. Im worried about the cake getting too hot or melting. Is there anyway to rig a huge box around it with ice or...

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