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why dont you refrigerate decorations made out of fondant? 
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An A Frame Cabin Cake 
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Can I freeze un-used cake batter ? 
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Storing Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes 
I made some Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes today, Tuesday, for a party Thursday morning. I planned on frosting them closer to the party date. What would be the …

Mixers 
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How can I recreate TGI Friday's Chocolate Fudge Fixation cake? 
Hi there, I am absolutely in love with the Chocolate Fudge Fixation cake that TGI Friday's sells and was wondering if you could tell me how to make …

What do you use to paint fondant or gumpaste? 
Do you have a recipe or what do you use to make a paint, to paint on fondant or gumpaste? From the editor: To paint on gumpaste, fondant or buttercream, …

how to stack three tier cake 
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How do I make burgundy gum paste and keep it burgundy? 
I have made gum paste using wilton's gum tex, and followed the recipe on the can (powdered sugar, water, corn syrup(glucose), gum tex). I have tried two …

First time making fondant cake 
It'll be my first time making a fondant cake. I'll usually bake a regular cake with whipped topping - I wanted to challenge myself and try fondant cake …

Carving 
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Wegman's Ultimate White Cake 
Hi! I am working on an ultimate white cake ala Wegman's, a beautiful grocery superstore in the Northeastern US. I think I have almost have it, but not …

Cake too Dense 
I have had hit and miss luck with making cakes from scratch. More often than not they do not rise and they are heavy. I either throw them out or dry …

Can a creamcheese pound cake be left at room temperature? 
I love Michelle's Cream cheese pound cake recipe and I will be using it to make a carved airplane. The plane is too big to place in the fridge. Can I …

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Question 
I'm sorry this is probably stupid, but the "best buttercream ever" recipe you sent on 6/30 quotes 9 egg whites, 1 3/4 cup of sugar and 2 sticks butter. …

cake recipes for large cakes 
Thanks to you, I have many great recipes. I'd like to know if I can double these recipes for larger cakes or are there special recipes for large cakes? …

why is my fondant cracking? 
Hello, I was wondering why when I use store bought fondant, the edges crack. Did I knead it too much or not enough, did I add too much Powder sugar, is …

How do I stick fondant to wood? 
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Fondant and Jello 
I am trying to make a jello scene in a fishbowl. Can I make creatures out of fondant to put in the jello after it sets part way or will that cause it to …

Steaming cake decorations 
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sagging fondant bows 
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How early can I make cupcakes & frosting before serving? 
I have a party this saturday for 100 people. I am making cupcakes and frosting from scratch. I need to know how many days in advance can I make both …

How much filling will I need? 
How many cups does your Raspberry white chocolate cream cheese filling make? I have been asked to make a strawberry filling for a white wedding cake …

What are these ingredients? 
Hi, I'm from Australia and I'm having trouble with knowing what some of your ingredients are. I'm guessing powered sugar is what we call icing sugar? …

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my first big cake - help? 
Hi, I'm trying to make a 3 tiered graduation cake. I don't know whether to use fondant or just icing. I also wanted to know if it would be possible …

can I cover chocolate ganache with fondant? 
I find your website really interesting and very helpful for cake decorating. I have a question about chocolate ganache. I want to put it under fondant …

How do you make silver fondant? 
I am making my husbands grandfather's 90th birthday cake. It will be 3 tiered with silver starts shooting from the cake. The problem is when I try to …

Marshmallow fondant repairs 
Do I grease the rolling pin first before rolling out? How do I smooth out the marshmallow fondant on the cake? Do I use a paddle, do I grease it or …

fondant on a 15 x 11 x 2" sheet cake 
I want to put fondant on a 15 x 11 x 2" sheet cake for a baby shower. Then put another square cake on top 9 x 9 x 2" cake. Shall I need dowels? …

chocolate mouse cake filling recipe 
How do I make chocolate mouse for a cake filling? From the editor: Hi, Rather than a traditional chocolate mousse, try this great whipped chocolate …

Modeling chocolate 
I was just wondering can you cover a cake with modeling chocolate like you would with fondant? Is there any tricks I should know? I have never heard …

How to make butter cream icing with only a hand mixer. 
Hi, I am someone who really enjoys baking but with the limited space in my house I do not have room for an actual mixer (i only have a hand mixer...gasp …

playstation 3 cake 
I need to know how to assemble and cover a cake to resemble a sony playstation 3. The concern is with the curved shape that it has. Thanks From the …

chocolate ganache 
Hi just want to know how to make a perfect chocolate ganache. Every time I've made one it's rather too liquid, or when I let it chill I'm not really happy …

How long in advance can I make a fondant covered cake? 
I have a basic chocolate cake recipe,then covered in buttercream, then covered in white chocolate fondant, needed in a couple of weeks. How long in …

Can the ice cream cone cakes be frozen? 
Hello! I'm making your adorable ice cream cone cupcakes using your perfect white cake recipe. The batter made A TON and I'm wondering if you think it …

Cool Whip Frosting Recipe 
Do you have a recipe for Cool whip icing? Also, can you share some techniques for decorating with this type of icing? Thanks. From the editor: …

fondant recipe that doesn't require a mixer? 
How do I make fondant without a mixer? And do you have any fondant recipes without marshmallows? From the editor: Hi Shandray, Here's a fondant …

What icing goes with cream cheese filling? 
I want to do a cake with a cream cheese filling. Would buttercream icing go well it? Is there something else that would work better? Thanks …

How to adjust white cake recipe for High altitude baking 
How would you alter the white cake recipe for high altitude; 5000 ft? From the editor: Hi Becky, Here are some adjustments that will help, but …

white chocolate raspberry filling 
Hi! I read the recipe for the white chocolate raspberry cake filling, and it sounds divine! I'm just wondering, do you need to melt the white chocolate …

Making a cake in advance 
Hello, I'm doing my own wedding cake. I'm going to bake the cakes and freeze them to make icing easier. I'm going to be doing the marshmallow fondant …

which bowl to mix a cake in 
just wondering whether I can mix a cake mix in a stainless steel bowl. someone said that if you don't mix it in a certain bowl, for example glass it won't …

why are my cakes dry? 
When I tryout cake recipes, my cakes tend to come out dry. Is there anything I can do about this problem? From the editor: Hi Donna, There are …

Adding variety for child with nut allergies 
My son has severe nut allergies and I am limited to using ingredients from nut-free facilities only. I know how to make vanilla and chocolate buttercreams …

Filling for Coconut Cake 
What can I use instead of icing sugar for my butter cream filling. From the editor: Hi Mandy, If you don't like using icing sugar, you could …

white buttercream 
How to make a buttercream white in colour? Normally it will turn to a shade of yellow or cream colour because of the butter. Please help.Thanks in advance …

How Many Layers Can A Boxed Cake Mix Make? 
I have been using boxed cake mixes and 9 inch pans. I can't seem to get more then two layers out of the batter. Am I doing something wrong? Your recipes …

Traveling with cakes 
I have to make a cake to serve 200. I would like to bake the cakes before I leave because I will not have access to an oven. I will be able to make the …

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Filling For Fondant Covered Cake 
I would like a recipe for a mousse or custard base filling recipe, that I can prepare ahead of time and I will have no health problem or it will not melt …

Oven Pan Cake 
Hi, I always have to make an oven pan cake for kiddies parties, but the thing is, it doesn't rise very high and then it looks flat, do you have any …

How To Get Smooth Icing 
I have tried and tried to ice my cakes smooth, still I have the same problems cat faces every where I really need help with icing a cake smooth. I even …

coloring gumpaste 
I am making red poinsettias with gum paste. How do you get that deep red that doesn't look pink? I tried adding a touch of brown paste but now it has …

CHOCOLATE CAKE 
Hi, I recently made your moist choc. cake and the taste is awesome but it sank in the middle. It was a bag cake more than 10" the sides were perfect but …

filling for chocolate cake 
besides ganache and butter cream filling is there any other chocolate filling?........ which is light and tasty.

types of sugar 
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frozen fruit juice or rasberry with ganache 
Hi, I want to make orange or rasberry ganache for a fondant covered cake and since its fruit, how can I keep it from spoiling if I make it a day ahead …

dry cakes 
Cakes I make from scratch seem to come out dry. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

How Long without refrigeration? 
How long can a cake, using choc. mousse, for filling, go without being in the fridge?

Birthday Cake!!!! 
Hi, Well I am going to try to make my daughter's 4th birthday cake. This will be the first cake I have ever baked and decorated myself. I was wondering …

Stacking cake layers 
I am going to attempt my first wedding cake (just a trial run). I would like 2-3 square layers stacked, no dowels, basically no height between the layers. …

Dairy and refrigeration.  
I'm afraid of refrigeration issues when I make cakes. I know not to refrigerate a completed cake because fondant may appear to gather condensation after …

Flatten cake 
I have baked the same cake twice and both times the cake flattens in the middle, Why?

Topsy turvy Cake 
I am going to attempt my first topsy turvy cake (2 tiers only). For the bottom tier I will be using a 12", 11" and 10" cakes and the upper tier, 10", …

Stacking a cake 
I made a cake for my daughters birthday which she wanted tiered in 3 different neon colors. I have never stacked cakes before and I had a really hard time …

Metallic Shimmer Powder 
I am looking for metallic silver and metallic gold shimmer powder. When you add vodka or vanilla to these you are able to paint the metallic color on …

First Cake 
What is an easy design (border, flower, etc)

why does cake crumble when i try to frost it? 
When ever I make a box cake and try to frost it, it crumbles and it makes the frosting all nasty looking?

Swim Team Cake Decorating Ideas 
My daughter is on the high school swim team, and her birthday coincides with the end of the season. Most of her guests are from the team, and she really …

piping nozzles 
What number of nozzle would I use for a star effect when piping the icing?

Decorated Cake in Florida 
I am making a tiered cake for my son's 16th birthday party. It is going to be iced with buttercream frosting. We live in Florida and it is hot and humid. …

Frosting bubbles 
After I frost my cake and decorate it. Later, I look and it looks like the side of the cake is falling off(not the whole side but a little section). Almost …

how to make animals and baby shower toppers for cakes 
I have tried to make animals and baby figures from fondant and marzipan but can't get the right shape. I would be thrilled if someone could give me …

Best Stand Mixer? 
I use a Kitchen aid mixer, and it is on it's last legs. I have been looking at the Cuisinart mixers, and they have a stronger motor, but I'm not sure …

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vegetarian christmas cake recipe 
Hello I need a recipe for a rich fruit christmas cake (pudding like) for someone who is strictly vegetarian. Could you help? Thanks Michele …

Stacking Tiers 
I'm making my first wedding cake and I want to know: If I use cake boards do I have to stack the cake (three tiers) first then put the dowels all the …

Whipped cream for decorating 
How do I make whipped cream for decorating a cake? Does it hold up for decorating with it and does it need to be kept in the fridge at all times?

Breast Cancer Awareness Bake Sale 
Hi, I need a good idea for a cake decoration that I will be baking for a breast cancer awareness bake sale. The signature pink loop bow is OK, but …

Butter Cream Cheese Filling 
I've been looking for a butter cream cheese filing recipe, that will go well with a banana cake? I also read on one of your recipe, that Coconut cream …

Butter Cream Frosting W/ Bananas 
on the recipe it says to make half of batch of the recipe, what do you mean half??? Do you mean cut half of the measurements???

how do I decorate a lazytown cake 
I want to make a lazytown birthday cake topping

cream cheese filling 
How long can a French Vanilla with Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling sit out without becoming toxic?

How do I use cake dowels to support tiers 
I am making a Spongebob theme cake for my nephew's birthday. I want to make two round tiers with a small pineapple on top. I want to make sure it is properly …

flour 
can I use bleached flour in a recipe calling for unbleached?

marshmellow fondant flowers- how long does it take to harden? 
How long does it take the marshmallow fondant to set up or to harden? For example, I want to make flowers out of it...how long does it take for them to …

lemon flavored 12x18 in cake 
I'm making a raiders cake that will be 2 12x18in cakes side by side to make it large, with a cake on top to form the skull. I plan on cutting the shield …

storing a finished cake 
hi, I've made a rich fruit cake for a retirement home for a guess the weight raffle, people are going to be picking it up all the time so it needs to be …

make my cake not so spongy for decorating 
How do I make my cake not so spongy to decorate them with my fondant, even with the cardboard dividers, they seem to sink a little. can anyone help with …

mommy's birthday cake dilemma 
how do I just make a cake look pretty for my mom's party? nothing really extravagant, just something you would want to take a picture of before you dug …

Origin of great cake/heavtly fruited ,with lots of alcohol? 
I am trying to find the origin of great cake or Christmas cake Heavily fruited and with alcohol We in the Caribbean also serve it at weddings.

Banana filling 
I made the banana filling for a cake and I followed the directions given but my filling came out gritty. What could I do to keep this from happening again? …

Banana Cream Filling; No dark bananas 
If I add fresh banana slices to my filling what is the best way to keep the banana slices from turning brown?

how to make green colored buttercream 
How do you make green colored buttercream frosting? I am make my son birthday cake and it is a komodo dragon theme in the jungle. I would like to make …

Peanut Butter Icing 
Does anybody have a recipe for Peanut Butter icing? I'd like to have it sturdy enough to put fondant over, but I can't find a recipe to begin with... Anybody …

how do I make a tiered cake? 
I want to make a two tiered cake for my daughter's 2nd birthday. I want to use fondant and put Elmo on it since her theme is Elmo.

Angel food cake 
What is a good filling for angel food cake?

CAKE RINGS 
Does anyone know anything about using cake rings? On one of the decorating shows several of the designers bake a square cake then ice and stack 2 or more …

cake mix 
I am going to attempt to make this 3D sponge bob cake for my daughters birthday. I am wondering if box cake mix would be ok to use since this is a stack-able …

how would i decorate a cake for mexicos independance day? 
I baked a white cake with white frosting but I don't know how to decorate it for an event of Mexico's independence day. Any ideas?

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Amount of batter for square cake pans? 
I have seen that you have provided the amounts of batter needed for round cake pans but are there amounts you can provide to me for square cake pans? I …

Cake Filling 
I recently made the banana cream filling for a cake, I added the banana pudding mix with the powdered sugar like it said to but my filling still came out …

buttercream concerns vs fondant concerns (Refrigeration related) 
I have to make a cake on Thursday for an auction on Sunday. I'm using pound cake and key lime buttercream frosting for the filling. I'm using fondant …

sunflower fruit cheesecake 
How do I decorate an eight inch vanilla cheesecake to look like a sunflower only using fresh fruit?

Lime Green Frosting 
Who can tell me how to make lime green frosting. What food colorings do I mix to make lime green frosting?

refrigerating buttercream 
Does the basic buttercream recipe have to be refrigerated? thank you.

Baking/leaving out question 
Can I bake a cake, let it cool and then cut(tort) it in half and wrap with saran wrap and leave on the counter or put in the refrigerator until I am ready …

frosting color  
What food colorings do I need to make lime green color frosting??

Buttercream 
Once I make buttercream and use it, can I save it in a airtight container? How long will it last? Do I have to refrigerate it?

Raspberry Puree 
I am taking the Wilton cake decorating class and after finding your website decided when I make my cake for next Saturday's class I am going to go home …

Spongebob cake taffy vs. fondant 
I love the Spongebob cake that you made! Just out of curiosity...how did you decide to use taffy instead of fondant for the added features?

Beer Cake 
I'm making my partner a beer shaped cake but what do I need for the covering of the cake? I want a yellow buttercream covering for the top and a white …

Cake filling 
Do the buttercream filling recipes you provide need to be refrigerated? It's especially a hassle when I need to find room in the fridge for the cake and …

fillings 
Which fillings are best used for cakes that will not be refrigerated?

special special cake:) 
My name is Jessica. I am sixteen years old and I absolutely love baking. I have a boyfriend and we have been going out for almost two years!!!!! our anniversary …

animated cakes 
I want to make my cakes move/spin at least. HOW is this possible? Make it as simple as you can for me;I think I'm electronically challenged.Thanks.

cream cheese filling 
Hi, can you use cream cheese combo fillings with fondant cakes? thnx. hany

figure piping horses 
I was trying to design a horse cake and create a figure piped horse. I ended up with a reasonable looking design but I wondered if anyone has a better …

Need recipe for chocolate mousse cake filling 
Need a recipe for chocolate mousse cake filling please.

Recipe for chocolate mousse cake filling? 
Can you share your recipe of chocolate mousse filling for a chocolate wedding cake? My friend wants a chocolate wedding cake with chocolate buttercream …

Filling Cake 
I am filling a layer cake with Raspberry filling, how do I keep the Raspberry from absorbing into the cake?

About the white cake recipe. 
I am looking to make this cake this coming weekend. I am wondering.. When it says 1 10" cake, then it says 3 layers. I'm just wondering what exactly that …

how to make a log truck cake 
I was asked to do a log truck cake for a little boys birthday. I have an idea of how it might go together, but I'm afraid that once I start putting it …

frosting that will hold up in heat 
I have to do a cake this weekend for my family reunion that will be outside. The last cake that I did for an outside party looked like the frosting(buttercream) …

Measuring a pound? 
This is probably a silly question.. but how do you measure a pound? Is this actually a weight? My conversion book says a lb is 2 cups... and 1/2 a lb is …

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edible flowers 
hi, How do you make edible flowers?

Filling amount 
I am making a full sheet cake and I wanted to know how much filling I will need to make I am using the basic buttercream filling and adding choc. chips. …

chocolate cake with a few requests 
Hi There! You've helped me tremendously before, and I am so sure you'll be helpful once again. I committed to making a birthday cake for about 30 people …

how to make a palmtree easy and simple 
how do you make an edible palm tree that is easy to make cause my birthday is coming up and my mom wants to know how to make a palm tree that she can …

blending icing colors  
I need to make a night sky with a bit of sunset at the bottom. How do I mix/blend/spread to get this effect with an airbrush?

Fun decorating ideas/techniques?  
Hello! I am hoping to make an awesome cake, but I don't know how to decorate it. I want to do something with frosting, like flowers, but I don't know …

center of a cupcake 
I am wanting to do a gender party to let family know gender of baby we are expecting. I am not sure how to put Pink or blue dot in center of cupcake with …

Do i need a certain tool to make buttercream? 
I am a first timer for making cakes. I followed the buttercream recipe and it doesn't seem right. On all the cake shows their buttercream seems very thick …

cake problems:) 
I usually bake a cake according to the directions on the box. When I take the cake out of the oven I let it cool and try to take it out of the pan. It …

I don't like buttercream -- what are my options?? 
All right, I'll just come right out and say it: I don't like buttercream frosting. At first, I thought it was just store-made frostings that I didn't …

How long? 
I am making a cake for my daughters 13th birthday and I would like to bake the cake 4 days before her birthday (I need some time to decorate it). Will …

Crumb Coating and Buttercream 
Hello, Can you tell me, before covering my cake with the fondant icing, do I need to Crumb Coat it with Icing AND a layer of Buttercream, or just one …

Pound cake or Stacking Cake 
I was wondering if you could give me a recipe (not a chocolate one please) for cakes you can stack on top of each other. Beacuase box cake mixes don't …

healthy cake? 
I need to make a "healthy cake" for my friend, and it also needs to be able to be cut into something. HELP!!!!!!

how do i make brown marshmellow fondant? 
I have to make a baby shower cake for a girl, and I'm making pink, white, and brown marshmallow fondant. I can make pink, but how in the world do you …

Cake Filling 
Hi I was wondering what type of cake goes best with the banana creme pie filling recipe listed on your page. Thanks, Raul

Sugar Syrup Recipes 
Does anyone have a good recipe for a flavored sugar syrup recipe to moisten cake layers?

Storing Cake Fillings 
How long can you store the different types of cake filling? Can you freeze them?

no electric mixer? 
I was looking through several recipes for cake filling and most of them say to use an electric mixer. The only thing I have for mixing purposes is this …

What Cake to Use? 
Hello my name is Tina, and I am going to try my hand at making my sons first birthday cake. I have found everything I need, studied up on all the techniques, …

banana cake 
I am wanting to try your banana cake recipe and wanted to know what kind of topping or frosting would go well with it and do you recommend a filling? Is …

Parchment or Wax Paper 
I do not bake many cakes, but when I do, I would like to use the paper on the bottom of the pan. My question is, Will wax paper serve the same purpose?? …

discarding fondant 
How long do I have before the marshmallow fondant needs to be discarded. and How much fondant in the pink and white do I need for the Princess, cake, I …

How do i make icing? 
I want to make the banana cake recipe, but i don't know what frosting to put? I don't even know how to make any. What frosting should I use? How do I make …

how to decorate a cake? 
What are the steps in decorating a cake?

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How do I perfect a box cake? 
What do I add to the box cake to make it taste like it came from the bakery? I've been to a local bakery and saw box after box of Pillsbury mix and this …

Filling A Cake 
I was wondering how to do the filling. Do I cool the cakes, then add the filling, then icing? Or do I let the filling cool to set?

how do you ice a victoria sponge cake  
I am making a cake for a friends birthday . I have made a square sponge cake, to the thickness I want . I don't want to cut the cake in half to put a filling …

How to stack layers? 
Hello! I am doing just a two tiered cake and wanted to know if I should just stack the top layer right on the bottom layer or if it is best to keep a cake …

Icing That Looks Like Sand 
How do I make icing look like sand?

chocolate fondant dough 
how do I make chocolate dough for covering wedding cakes and making flowers.

How do I make grass frosting using a ziploc baggie? 
I'm trying to make Elmo's fur on a cupcake.

STRAWBERRY CAKE 
Hello, My name is LaVerne Rose. I have recently subscribed to your website and I'm intrigued by your recipes and decorating ideas. However, on one of …

start to end 
Is there a recipe to make a fondant cake from scratch, start to finish? Like the cake, icing, and fondant all in one?

Decorating a ganache glazed cake 
Can I glaze a cake with ganache and then decorate it with fondant cut outs? Should I keep it in the fridge? Can I do more than one layer this way? I'm …

Butter in cream cheese filling 
What kind of butter do you recommend using in the cream cheese filling? Basically I am wondering if it should be salted or unsalted, or if that doesn't …

Mixing Chocolate and Vanilla 
I have a serving of plain vanilla icing and a serving of plain chocolate icing. I need two servings to cover my cake but I don't want to make a whole new …

Airplane cake trouble 
I'm wondering how many cake mixes I'm suppose to use, and how many layers there are suppose to be? What is a crumb coat? I also have no idea how to make …

How to bake a cake with cheesecake filling? 
I would like to make a sheet cake with cheesecake filling, but I'm not sure how to do it. I'm going to use store-bought cake mix for the top and bottom …

Which is better? 
Which is better to decorate with? Butter cream or Royal frosting?

measurement question  
Hi, I am thinking of using your buttercream filling recipe for my son's 5th birthday, however we live in Edmonton Alberta Canada and I'm not sure …

ahhh...cutting is stressing me out! 
Ok...so I am decorating a cake and whenever I cut it, it seems to just crumble and fall apart! I don't know why, I have followed all of the instructions, …

Ganache and filled cakes 
I am rather new at making fancy cakes and I wanted to know if I have to refrigerate filled cakes and ganache frosted cakes? Also, I made a chocolate …

present cake 
How do I decorate a cake in the shape of a present.

What does fresh lemon juice do to cream cheese filling? 
Hi, I wanted to know what does fresh lemon juice do to cream cheese filling? Is it just for enhancing the overall flavor or does it do something to …

NO BAKING OVEN 
Hi! this is Maheen........I have a problem to be solved. I DO NOT HAVE AN OVEN........actually …

what ingredents do you use to decorate? 
I need to know what (ingredients/examples of decorations) people use to decorate their cake. this is part of my h/w please answer A.S.A.P. I already …

Problems With Fondant 
Why is it sometimes when I use fondant, that it sort of oozes from the bottom? sincerely , Sarah

Green Tea Cake 
Do you have a recipe for Green Tea Cake using matcha?

Cream Cheese Frosting at Room Temperature under Satin Ice 
I know that fondant should not be refrigerated. If I put satin ice on the outside of a cake that has been crumb coated with cream cheese frosting, how …

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vanilla cake 
What are the ingredients for a vanilla cake?

Gymnastic Cake 
I'm looking for ideas on how to decorate a gymnastic cake for my soon to be 8 year old daughter. She loves gym class, and we will hold the party at our …

Pricing Cakes 
I have been making and decorating cakes for about 10 years now..but in the last 3 or 4 people have ordered cakes from me. With friends I usually do …

How long does marshmallow fondant last? 
I want to make some decorations for my son's first birthday cake, and want to make them ahead of time. How far in advance can I do this? And should I refrigerate …

Decorating Sides of Cakes 
How do I get nuts or sprinkles to stick to the sides of the cake uniformly without tilting the cake sideways and having it fall off the plate? Thanks. …

gumpaste loopy bow 
How can I make a gumpaste bow? I want to use an Extruder so that I am working with thin tubes instead of flat ribbons of gumpaste...any suggestions. …

Thomas the Tank Engine Cake 
How do you do the fancy icing for Thomas and how do you join the parts together??

sheet cake 
what is the best way to split a sheet cake without it tearing? I have a cake lifter but ummmmm...no deal!! I am now cooling yet another and will not stop …

Ball Shaped Cakes 
I want to make a cake in a bowl...to make it the shape of half of a ball. I think that I can use a Pyrex bowl. How long do I cook it for? Does the bowl …

What is shortening ? 
I live in the UK and have never heard of shortening do u know of another name that it might go under in the UK,thanks Nic

Father's Day Cake 
I'm making a huge cake for father's day. The pan is 14x12 square and I need to know how much cake mix I will need?

long lasting cakes 
How do I make a long lasting cake, more especially for a wedding. I have seen it around but since those people do it for business, I don't think they are …

quick easy decorating tips using strawberries 
Have something in mind and need a little help finishing my idea. Strawberry cake with cream cheese icing topped with strawberries and some other buttercream …

Fondant 
Should you put fondant in the fridge after your done making it? And after you are done covering your cake in fondant should you put your cake in the fridge? …

recipe for rice krispie play dough 
Want to make power ranger cake but don't know how to make rice krispie play dough.

Thank you 
how to say thank you on a cake

marble cake 
I am making a cake for my boss who is retiring. He prefers to have a marble cake. I want to know if you can tell me how to make one. Do I just need …

what kind of cake? 
I am going to attempt to make a cake that looks like a slot machine for my grandma. I love to bake but I usually make really moist cakes. I've watched …

fondant 
Can chocolate fondant also be made?

In need of Knitting theme birthday cake ideas 
Does anyone have an idea on how to do a birthday cake with a knitting theme?

how do i start to decorate a cake? 
well..I just want to make a pretty good looking cake and it seems so difficult...so how do I start?

Where can I take fondant cake classes? 
I live in southern Manitoba, am willing to travel to learn about fondant.

Gift Inside Cake 
I want to make a 3 layer cake, but cut a whole in the middle somehow and place the gift inside the cake. There is a story behind this. Anyway, I'm …

How do I know whether to use 2"or 3" thick round pan? 
Recipe for White Cake requires 2 10" pans. How do I know whether to use 2" or 3" thick pans? Thanks, Deb

Cake Saying 
I need a unique "saying" or quote for a 20th work anniversary. Any Ideas?

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Buttercream Icing To Decorate With? 
I usually make my buttercream icing with powdered sugar, butter, milk and vanilla. Is this a good recipe to ice and then also to decorate the cake? …

Carribean Black Fruit Cake 
Could you tell me how do I go about covering the cake with fondant, I am afraid the Fondant absorbs the liquid from the cake discoloring the fondant

Help - Burnt Cake Bottoms! 
when ever I make a cake it burns at the bottom? holly 13 wiltshire

Vegetarian Fondant 
Hi, I would like to know if there is a substitute for gelatin when making fondant.

Fondant Covered Cakes 
Hi , I love your web side, you make it sound like it's so easy to do. One question:) what kind of a cake do we use if we want to cover it with fondant? …

Vibrant icing colors 
I use Wilton to tint my icing but the colors are not as vibrant as I would like. Can you recommend any other companies that sell icing colors?

level cakes 
I'm making a wedding cake for my son and his new wife. How do I make my cake layers bake level.

Putting the fondant on the cake? 
Do you have a tutorial on how you put the fondant on the cake? How do you prepare the cake so it is ready for the fondant? As you can see I'm a beginner …

beer foam 
Recently I was asked to make a beer shaped cake, as a grooms cake for a wedding rehearsal dinner for 30 guests. Making the cake, and cutting it into …

bike decoration 
I have been decorating cakes for about 5 month so I'm very new to it all. I am making my step dad a cake for his 65th. And he loves motor bikes, especially …

Matching filling with frosting 
I am going to be baking and decorating a birthday cake for my SIL and can't find any information on fillings. I will be baking a white, 2 layer cake, and …

To Refrigerate or Not to Refrigerate that is the Question 
Hi there I was going to make your Chocolate Fudge Buttercream Filling for a 4 tiered cake that I was going to cover with fondant. I will be making 2 out …

gumpaste, clay extruder, royal icing 
I'm trying to get a better understanding of how to use gumpaste and royal icing. Is gumpaste like fondant? What kind of things can it be used for …

tinting frosting 
How do I get a black, burgundy and navy blue frosting if I'm using white buttercream? I don't want to use too much coloring and have the frosting taste …

Olivia the Pig Picture  
Can you direct me to the on line picture to use for the Olivia the Pig Cake? I am trying to make the Cake for daughter's B-day Party tomorrow.

Stacking large cake layers? 
I am going to be baking 2 12"x18" cakes and stacking them to make it a 2layer sheet cake. I will be using one of your buttercream fillings and decorator's …

Filling refrigeration 
I am making a cake with a filling that includes cream cheese, vanilla pudding and whipped topping. Does it need to be refrigerated?

Cake with mouse inside and fondant outside 
Hi there! I'm making a cake this Friday for Saturday and I wanted to try your strawberry mouse recipe, but I also plan on applying fondant. I understand …

beach cake 
I want to make a beach theme cake for my daughter's birthday/ Any suggestions?

royal icing 
what is royal icing and fruit leather? maybe I'm used to it being called something else. thanks

baking a cake 
I think the more I bake cakes, the more questions I come up with. Here goes... Why is it that when you bake a cake, it always gets rounded on the top. …

Crumb Coat 
I hear a lot about "crumb coating" a cake before decorating. What is that recipe? And if you are covering and decorating with buttercream, why crumb …

black buttercream icing 
I have now for the 2nd time tried to make black buttercream icing, but I seem to only be able to manage dark grey and that's after using a LOT of coloring, …

chocolate cake with strawberry filling 
Hi there, I once had a delicious chocolate cake with a strawberry filling that was very light, like a mousse. Could you please tell me how to make …

taking the cake out of the pan 
When you dump the cake out of the pan, do you leave it like that to frost or do you flip the cake back over to frost it? Usually, when I bake a cake the …

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Doubling recipe 
I doubled your white cake for a large cake pan, however the cake was very dense and thick. Can this recipe be doubled?

best way to put words on cake 
I have a teachers retirement cake that I'm doing. They requested this poem to be on it. I was wondering the best way to write it on there? I don't want …

Butter! 
Why does the cream cheese filling call for so much butter? Is this to help keep the filling firm?

MM Fondant 
I just tried my first batch of mm fondant and found when I tried to put it on the cake that it would stick to the smoother and that it has a little too …

torting 
Hi Michelle, I could not view the tutorial on torting or splitting a cake. I bought one of those cake levelers but I haven't used it yet and I have …

Filling 
I am after a nice peanut butter filling to go with a chocolate cake and chocolate butter cream but don't want to overdo the chocolate with a chocolate …

what did i do wrong 
I made a cake with a cake mix. I criscoed and floured the pan and baked as usual. I let the cake cool then inverted it on to a board. I didn't get …

Chocolate Ganache Filling  
I was wanting to use choc ganache as a filling for the layer cake I am making. The recipe calls for heavy whipping cream. Does this mean the cake has …

Buttercream storage 
Can I store prepared buttercream in the refrigerator?

To buttercream or not to buttercream 
I'm making my son cupcakes for his baptism and I wanted to use your basic buttercream recipe for the frosting and hazelnut buttercream for the filling. …

My first cake order!  
Oh My Goodness. I am so glad I came across your site. It is amazing. Ok, I got my first order for a cake. I have never taken any classes before, I just …

Icing the cake 
I always have a problem when I need to put the icing on my cake, although I use thin icing consistency but when I start covering the edges of my cake with …

refrigerating filled cakes 
I am making a wedding cake and the bride would like a lemon filling. It will be covered in fondant so it can't be refrigerated. The cake will be made the …

Christening/Baptism cake message 
Hi. My son's christening/baptism is next week and I don't know what message to write on the cake....any suggestions? Thanks!

mixing jello with buttercream 
you recently sent me a recipe to make strawberry frosting. I used this technique with the whipping cream and strawberry jello mix and it worked great. …

Chocolate Mousse 
I am wanting to fill an upcoming cake with a chocolate mousse, but am having a hard time finding a good recipe. I am really looking for a recipe that …

ribbon tying?? 
How can I tie a ribbon around a fondant covered cake? Do I use some sort of glue or a pin to hold it in place around the base of a tier cake? Thankyou, …

Ganache Problems... 
I tried making the chocolate ganache with the recipe listed on this website. I increase the recipe proportionally - 3 C cream and 24 oz chocolate chips. …

Chocolate Ganache 
Okay, so I'm a novice at making Ganache. I wanted to make it to fill a 1/4 sheet cake. I used the recipe from this site, but increased the quantities …

Doubling a recipe/texture 
I have made your white cake recipe and it tastes good. But I was wondering if you use larger sheet pans to make sheet cakes. I used the white cake recipe …

what is the actual measure of a stick of butter? 
what is the actual measure of a stick of butter? IE If I need 2 sticks is that 2 cups?

Looking For Boston Cream Cake Filling 
I need a recipe for Boston Cream Cake filling. Any ideas?

How to price a cake for sale 
Hello, I am very new at this and would like to know how to price a cake for sale. I have people who ask me all the time and I just don't know where to …

"Honey Do List" 
I need an idea for a "Honey Do List" cake for a young guy getting married. All I can come up with is writing the list and I have molds for a fish and …

homemade marshmallow fondant 
I would love some immediate help with this........if possible. I am finding that the marshmallow fondant tastes really sweet. You can really taste the …

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Uneven sides of a torted cake 
I have a question about torting cakes and making the sides even. Whenever I tort a cake, or layer two cakes (i.e. two 8 inch circular cakes) on top …

mocha cake-bar cookies 
The bakery in a small MN town made something called mocha cakes. A dense white cake, cut into squares and frosted on all sides with a white frosting and …

Strawberry Cake 
I need a recipe for a strawberry frosting/filling. What do you recommend?

Complimenting Flavors 
Unless its just a trial and error type thing, how do I know which flavors work well together (cake itself, icing and filling)? I just completed my first …

coconut frosting 
How do I make a coconut frosting. Thanks

Air soft gun cake 
Last year was the first year I made my son's b-day cake. It was a giant WII mote cake. My question is: He wants to have an Air Soft Gun Party, any ideas …

Cake Pan Sizes 
The cake recipes I'm looking at here on your site are calling for round cake pans. For example one might say it makes a 9" round cake, 3 layers. I assume …

smoothing with paper towel 
I made a cake and used the cream cheese frosting(which was wonderful by the way) and I tried to use the smoothing with a paper towel technique. However, …

when do you take the cake out of the oven? 
When the cake is done (toothpick comes out clean) do you let it cool inside the oven after turning it off or you have to take it out at once?

help with my cream cheese frosting 
I made a batch of the cream cheese frosting for my daughter's birthday this weekend. I will also be making a fruit dip for her party that uses cream cheese. …

Cream Pudding Cake Filling Ideas 
I am looking for a recipe for a cream pudding type of filling for a marble cake? Any ideas anyone? Thanks.

Freezing a cake 
Can I freeze a cake frosted with swiss buttercream? Usually my cakes dry out after freezing,any tip on that? Thanks a lot!

Using Fresh Daisies on Cake 
Can you use fresh daisies on cakes? If so, what do you do to them before you set them on the cake? Where on the stem do you cut them? Thanks!

Cake filling 
Do I need to do anything special to prepare my cake for a mousse or ganache filling? How long befor serving can the cake be prepared? Thank You! …

Baking multiple cake layers 
Is it okay to double, triple or quadruple your cake recipes? Please share your technique on baking different size cake layers from one batch of batter. …

smoothing with a paper towel 
I read someone else's questions and they said something about smoothing the buttercream with a paper towel. What does this mean? What do you do …

fondant and cream cheese frosting 
How far in advance before the day you need it, can you make make up a batch of the marshmallow fondant and the cream cheese frosting? If you can make …

Fondant 
When I went to your web page with the instructions on how to make fondant, it would not come up. All I could get was the ingredients. Is there any …

All kinds of questions 
I have always enjoyed cooking and watching food network and researching new recipes and stuff, but I have suddenly become fascinated with cake decorating, …

water park theme cake 
I have to do a water park themed cake. The person the cake is for works at an indoor water park with water floating moat, hot tub, kiddie pool, slides …

How to decorate pig cake 
I am making a pig birthday cake for my granddaughter. I was going to use pink fondant , but I also wanted to simulate the fine pig hair on a real …

Royal Icing Dots 
How do I make perfect royal icing polka dots, not flat ones?

When to split your cake ? 
Should you refrigerate or freeze your cake before you split it or after?

frosting a cake 
I let my cakes cool out of the oven. When I frost the cake I get all the cake crumbs mixed in the frosting. How do I keep this from happening? Also, …

How far ahead to make and decorate? 
Can I make your beer cake on Thursday and still be good to go on Saturday?

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How do you make a fondant bow? 
I have followed instructions step by step and my bow always collapses. Please help!

Levelling A Cake 
When you level a cake should you do it when it's still warm or after it's cooled down later in the day or before frosting. Also what about freezing cake …

Vanilla cake filling question.. 
Hi, My son is turning 5 and he wants a vanilla cake.So I am thinking of a vanilla cake with creame cheese frosting..But I am not sure what filling …

ButterCream 
Just wanted to know if you could whip the Buttercream Fudge Filling like you did with the Ganache. Thanks, Nancy

What Icing To Use!?! 
Hey there! My son is turning 1 year old. I'd like to make the cake for his birthday. I'm a little confused on which icing to use. I was thinking …

Chai Spice Frosting Too Thin 
I made your recipe for the chai spice tea cake and icing and it was a huge success. The only thing is I made the icing and it came out very thin. …

Cream Cheese Frosting Droops 
Dear Michelle, Thank Heavens you're around to help out. I tried your cream cheese frosting and it tastes great but after piping it, it didn't hold up …

Can I travel with buttercream? 
Is the buttercream recipe one that I can make ahead, travel to the party location, and finish the cake? I don't want it to melt or get funny on the …

One Cake For Three Birthdays 
I have to make one birthday cake for three male co-workers but have no clue as to how to decorate it with their names & not make it look too feminine. …

Train Cake For Son's Birthday 
We are making a cake for a 2 yr old's birthday. He's crazy about trains, so we're going to make him a cake with the train cake pan. However, there will …

Muppets Cake 
Have you ever made any "Muppets" themed cakes? I am thinking I could use the Nemo/ice cream scoop idea and make a Kermit on top...any ideas would be …

3D Cakes 
I want to make a 89-91 ford Thunderbird 3D cake for my husband's birthday but I cant find a mold and I was wondering if you have any tips for doing 3D …

Decorating with candies 
I want to decorate a rice crispie cake with fairly large sweets(one large flat slab not individual cakes, made with mars bars not plain chocolate). Do …

Mango Cake Filling 
Do you have a recipe for mango cake filling?

Chocolate Hazelnut Buttercream 
I wanted to do the chocolate hazelnut buttercream however, I did not have Nutella at hand. I did get it the next day and put my prepared buttercream in …

Need Ideas For an Olympic Cake Theme? 
What about an Olympic themed birthday cake? Do you have any ideas?

Pound Cake Question 
Just a quick question, I was wondering what are the keeping qualities of your pound cake recipe. I would like to try this recipe for my sons 21st birthday …

Need Ideas For a Cross Cake? 
My daughters birthday falls on the first day of school this year. She has requested a "cross" cake to share with her class, in a Christian school. I have …

Instrument Cake Ideas? 
Do you have any cake ideas for any instruments at all?

Ganache Not Setting 
I recently have been experimenting with ganache , and I find that whenever I make it, it stays a liquid and doesn't firm up at all which would make it …

Carved Cake Questions 
I have a tradition of doing decorated cakes for my sons' birthdays. This one will be a crocodile (shaped as a crocodile). I usually use a pound cake recipe …

Butcher's Birthday Cake 
Hi, I want to decorate a cake with meat cuts like t-bone steak and perhaps some sausages (I have marzipan)????? have you any suggestions. It for a butchers …

Ingredient Equivalents For Australia 
I'm in Australia and was wondering when you say shortening in your recipes what would that be here and also when you say a stick of butter what weight …

Cake Idea For a Friend Who Moved Away 
My friend Paige moved away to a different state last month. And today she is going to sleep over and my other friend and I want to bake her a cake that …

Lazytown Cake Ideas? 
Do you have any lazy town (for a girl) cake decorating ideas?

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Orange Curd Question 
What is orange/lemon curd? How do you make it or where can you buy it?

Hawaiin Luau Ideas 
My husband is turning 60 in Aug and we're having a Hawaiian Luau theme party for him. We're expecting 100-150 people. The other thing is, the party will …

Cake Idea For Friend In Chemo 
I would like some ideas for a cake to celebrate my friend's end of chemo. She has fallopian tube cancer. thank you for any suggestions.

Chocolate Marshmallow Buttercream 
Do you have any ideas for a Chocolate Marshmallow buttercream filling? My sister loves chocolate Marshmallow anything and this would be good for her graduation …

Ladybugs Cake Question 
HI! I'm planning to make your adorable lady bugs in the grass cake . I'm going to use a mix... at least I think, and am planning to do it ahead of time. …

Basic Buttercream 
I am getting ready to try the Basic Butter Cream Filling, and before I start wanted to clarify. Should the two sticks of butter be at room temperature …

Wording For Adoption Cake 
Hi, We are adopting a baby we have fostered for 18 months (since he was a newborn). What is appropriate to write on the cake??? Any suggestions? Thank …

40th Birthday Cake Ideas? 
I need some unique ideas for a special 40th birthday, over the hill type of cake? any ideas? thanks.

Starbucks Coffee Cake 
I want to bake a sponge cake that's Starbucks coffee flavored. Do you have a recipe in mind? Limited ingredients and limited skills, so please take that …

how do you triple a recipie 
I need to know how to triple a recipe because my pan calls for 15 CUPS of cake batter and my recipe only makes 5 CUPS. I don't want to have to mix the …

Crumbling fondant 
When I make my fondant once I start rolling it it gets very crumbly, not elastic at all so it is impossible to roll big enough piece and lift it up to …

Fondant icing cracking 
Hi I am making fondant petals that fold over and are left for 48 hours to dry. A cotton ball is placed within to keep the gap between the top and lower …

Freezing/storing sheet cake 
I am making a large two layer sheet cake (11 by 15 inches) and need to have the cake completed five days prior to the event in which it is needed for. …

Number of boxes of cake mix for various size cake pans 
I want to make a really special three tiered cake for my son's first birthday party. I've never done such a large cake before, so I have some questions. …

fondant color 
What do I do to change the fondant from white to another color?

Bowl Cake 
How do I bake a cake in a bowl? Can I use a pyrex bowl or does it need to be a special type of bowl? How long do I bake it for?

easy method for making jungle trees out of modeling chocolate 
It's my son's third birthday and I am making him a Diego cake. I have four jungle animals for it but in need of some trees and not sure how to go about …

how do I make whipped frosting? 
I am making a birthday cake for my sister. She absolutely loves whipped frosting. How would I make it? Could I use the Whipped Lemon mousse without …

how to stop pudding filling from making cake soggy 
I'm baking a chocolate cake with a vanilla pudding filling and than covering the cakes with fondant. If I make the cake the day before the party how can …

Cake and Fondant 
What type of cake should you make if your going to cover it in fondant ? Can you use store bought cake in a box?

how to make a topsy turvy cake? 
I want to make a two tier topsy turvy/whimsical cake. I know that I have to cut out a spot in the bottom tier to allow the top tier to sit flat and tort …

corn syrup or glucose 
Hi, I'm trying to make Fondant a home and my recipe calls for Glucose Syrup..I wasn't able to find any clear Glucose Syrup in the stores.. I saw Wilton …

Batman cake 
Hi, I am making my Nephew a Batman Birthday cake for his 5th Birthday this month, I drew out exactly how I want the cake, including buildings all around …

fudge marble cake 
Can you use chocolate ganache to marble a vanilla cake? If not how can I make a marbled cake? Thanks

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Shall definitely be trying your yellow cake recipe Michelle but is this direction correct? One third in one tin and two thirds in other or is this a mistake? …

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Can I use a butter substitute with the pound cake? Not rated yet
I was thinking of using fat free I can't believe it's not butter. Thank you. From the editor: Hi Rachael, I don't know for sure if it would work. …

can I bake in mixing bowl Not rated yet
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Uses, storage tips and ability to keep for your recipes Not rated yet
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Covering A Cake With Modeling chocolate Not rated yet
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Substitution for Shortening? Not rated yet
Can I substitute butter for the shortening in your frosting and filling recipes? I know shortening would probably make the textures denser and may hold …

What does corn starch do to a cake? Not rated yet
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Can I use the coconut cream cheese filling recipe to frost a cake? Not rated yet
I am baking a tiger birthday cake for my friend, and am making a butter cake with coconut cream cheese filling, but I was wondering if I can use the coconut …

Where to buy petal dust Not rated yet
Where did you find magenta petal dust? I've been to Hobby Lobby, Meijer and Walmart....none of them have it. I have to decorate a cake tonight or tomorrow....need …

can an airbrushed mmf cake be put in the freezer? Not rated yet
I made a marshmallow fondant cake and airbrushed it, but the lady just called and gave me the wrong date. Its for the following sat instead of the 19th, …

Making fake beer foam? Not rated yet
I have made a beer mug cake, but I don't know how i should make the foam for on top. HELP!!!!!!!! Sue B. From the editor: Hi Sue, Check out …

Can I substitute Swiss Merengue Buttercream for basic buttercream? Not rated yet
Can I substitute Swiss Meringue buttercream for the basic buttercream recipe when using your cake filling recipes? From the editor: Hi Laura, …

Why Does my Modelling Chocolate Make a Water residue and why doesn't it stay firm while working with it. Not rated yet
I tried making the modelling chocolate. Nowhere around here could I find light corn syrup. The lady at my local baking supply shop told me that you must …

Can I use a published recipe to sell cakes? Not rated yet
Thank you for your website. I am a stay at home mom who wants to perfect my passion for baking without attending culinary school. I hope to sell goodies …

How much cake filling? Not rated yet
Hello, I am making my own wedding cake but first I am doing a practice run. The cake will be a four tier cake. Each tier will consist of a three …

Need a whipped icing recipe. Not rated yet
Hello, I will have a upcoming wedding this summer. The bride wants cupcakes-which is normally no big deal. However my problem comes with the icing. …

Almond Flour Not rated yet
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how many cups in a pound of icing sugar? Not rated yet
In your buttercream icing recipe, it says a 1 pound bag of icing sugar and I'm wondering how many cups 1 pound of icing sugar is? From the editor: …

Ideas for a poinsettia cake pan? Not rated yet
It looks like an poinsettia cake pan but could look like a large Spring bloom if decorated correctly. I just need some help with those decorating ideas. …

Marbling Molding Chocolate Not rated yet
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Can you use a cake mix with a homemade cake recipe? Not rated yet
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why does my decorated tiered cake fall apart before the party? Not rated yet
I make cakes for my grandchildrens birthday's. They always seem to be two and three tiered cakes. I always have to travel a short distance to the party …

What type of filling should I use that won't collapse in a 3 tiered cake? Not rated yet
I have to make a cake for a fundraiser and I was wondering what filling I should use and dowels and supports and stuff. I've never tried a cake like this …

Can cake flour go bad?  Not rated yet
I am trying to find a real good cake recipe from scratch. All the ones that I use are real dense and not very bouncy or moist. Is it my cake flour? …

How do you make the fire engine cake? Not rated yet
Hello, I was wondering if I could get the steps to the fire engine cake. I've been looking for one for a while and this is the best one I have found. …

Why does my bundt cake fall in the middle? Not rated yet
My bundt cake I make always falls some is this normal, I have gotten a gram scale to make sure that I am not using too much flour, and my baking powder …

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How do i separate tiers using other objects, without the objects sinking through the bottom tier? Not rated yet
In the picture i have included, see how the bottles are holding up the second tier? i was wondering how could i do that with cans? what do i put down ontop …

how would you get a small cake to sit ontop of a bigger cake on a tilt without it slipping forward? Not rated yet
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How many cups of batter do the classic white and chocolate cake make? Not rated yet
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where to store a finished cake? Not rated yet
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Can I cover a chocolate ganache cake with modeling chocolate? Not rated yet
Hello:) I'm fairly new at cake decorating, but my previous cakes have been butter cream iced and covered in MM fondant. I find both those ingredients …

cream cheese recipe Not rated yet
I would like to make a pineapple cream cheese filling for a cake. Can I add crushed pineapple to the cream cheese recipe I printed. If so how much do I …

US versus Canadaian Measures Not rated yet
I am making a 3 tier cake , and before I go ahead and follow your recipes I was wondering if they are the same measurements (US and Canada) ??? Also …

how do i store a MMF cake 3 days prior Not rated yet
I have made a three tier cake, white cake with rasbperry filling , and the other two marble cake with white mouse pudding. I have finished off by making …

how to cut a pantespani??? Not rated yet
Actually I've never tried it yet but when the pantespani is ready from the oven, do you leave it to cool and you cut it afterwards???? From the editor: …

Best cake filling Not rated yet
It's for my daughters 1st birthday party and I'm making a chocolate cake for her but not sure what filling to put... My mom the grandma wants to put whipped …

I need good sugar-free cake recipes? Not rated yet
I need a good sugar-free cake recipe to offer to customers. I have never even tried a sugar-free cake, never really thought about it, but had a someone …

How Do I make a cake to look like a turkey? Not rated yet
I was told if I make 3 round cakes, I could use one as the body as the turkey and the others will be used as my cut outs having a hard time with that can …

How do I prevent the modeling chocolate from melting Not rated yet
I am attempting to sculpt figurines out of modeling chocolate however I am finding it hard because i have to keep stopping to put the chocolate in the …

What is the best way to colour chocolate for decorating? Not rated yet
I am decorating a cake with shards of chocolate around the side of the cake to resemble flames so wish to colour the chocolate red, yellow and orange. …

The best recipe Not rated yet
for a multi tiered birthday cake. I am making a cake that is 2 large rocks, with a dragon on top. The two rocks will be one chocolate with caramel butterscotch …

Loking for a good vanilla cake recipe?  Not rated yet
Hey guys, I've been looking for a really good vanilla cake recipe, kind of like a Loblaws bakery cake. IF you've ever been to Loblaws, you know how …

why does the bottom of my cake stick to the parchment paper? Not rated yet
I greased the pan before I placed the parchment and then greased again over the parchment paper. But after the cake is done, it sticks to the parchment …

help for a first time cake maker? Not rated yet
Should I refrigerate or freeze the cake before decorating? From the editor: Hi, Some people like to freeze cakes before decorating, but it can …

how to travel two hours with a decorated cake? Not rated yet
We are traveling two hours to our sons b-day party and I am not sure the best way to keep it from melting, any suggestions. Thank you. Donna From …

herbie the car cake Not rated yet
I was wondering if you could show us how to do a Herbie the classic car cake? From the editor: Hi Nora, You can rest assured that if I ever make …

Is the easy coconut cake recipe missing a step? Not rated yet
I have had nothing but COMPLIMENTS every time I make one of your cakes and have been asked to make an "emergency" birthday cake for a young lady who works …

will chocolate buttercream bleed through white fondant? Not rated yet
I am making a cake and they want chocolate frosting under the white fondant. Is that possible? will it bleed through? From the editor: Hi Bobbye, …

how much cake batter and filling do i need? Not rated yet
I have a 14, 10 and 6 in. 3 inch deep and I want to fill between layers with cream cheese icing and then cover with buttercream. how much cream cheese …

can i use chocolate ganache under fondant? Not rated yet
Dear Michelle...can I put fondant on whipped chocolate ganache? Best regards. From the editor: Hi Marica, Yes, you can use whipped chocolate …

Butter temperature? Not rated yet
Does the butter have to be at room temp or chilled. Straight from the fridge. From the editor: Hi Gina, Butter should be at room temperature, …

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Dilema with MM fondant Not rated yet
Dear Michelle, on plenty sites on internet, and yours too, i read that you should not refrigerated cake covered with MM fondant. But on the other side …

what temp should the butter be? Not rated yet
I have never made frosting or cake from scratch, and I was curious if the butter needed to be softened for either? From the editor: Hi Hope, …

Do I have to refrigerate cream cheese frosting? Not rated yet
Do your recipes for cream cheese frosting & cheese cake frostings need to go in the fridge? From the editor: Hi Shelley, Yes, you should refrigerate …

white cake and fondant Not rated yet
Is white cake okay to cover with fondant? From the editor: You can cover almost any kind of cake with fondant, including white cake. The only …

I need to make the best cake ever!!! Not rated yet
It's my grandmothers birthday this weekend and she asked me to make her a cake... I don't want it to be just any cake. I want it to be the best!!! any …

Fondont or buttercream? Not rated yet
First of all thank you for taking the time to help me. I am doing a wrestling cake for my nephew and my question is should I use fondant or icing to cover …

How do I make a vampire cake? Not rated yet
My granddaughter wants a vampire cake for her birthday at the end of this month. Any ideas? You can reach me at iamerikdavis@yahoo.com (This is the …

Marshmellow Fondant... storage? Not rated yet
Hello, I made the MMF using your recipe, I noticed you had answered someone else if they want to store it to put it in the fridge, is this necessary? …

Refrigerate cupcakes? Not rated yet
If I fill my cupcakes with your basic cream cheese filling recipe, do I need to refrigerate my cupcakes until ready to serve? From the editor: hi …

question about butter measurement Not rated yet
As I am going through this wonderful web site, I am reading the recipe's and I notice that the amount of butter used is referred to "in sticks". How much …

marshmallow frangipani cupcake topper Not rated yet
I recently went to a 60th party where the cake was make of cup cakes, the butter icing is easy enough but on top were frangipani flowers made cut with …

Can i use buttercream with fondant? Not rated yet
Hi, I have a question about decorating a fondant. When I cover the cake with fondant, what can be used for decorating on fondant, buttercream or royal …

Socer Cake Not rated yet
I was wondering my sister's birthday is coming up and she adores soccer. She is turning 20, any ideas? From the editor: Hi Nathalie, Check …

how do I get a moist chocolate cake? Not rated yet
My chocolate cake comes out dry especially the top. How do I get a moist chocolate cake? From the editor: Hi Marcia, You don't mention which …

Baking time for large, dense cake Not rated yet
We want to make a 3 tier cake for my daughters reception next week. The recipe we would like to use is a dense, yellow cake that is great as a sheet cake …

what kind of milk should I use to make buttercream? Not rated yet
Hi, In your buttercream basic recipe, what kind of milk is used? From the editor: Hi Angelina, I use whatever I have on hand - sometimes full …

Corn syrup v.s. Light corn syrup Not rated yet
I was wondering if I could use light corn syrup other then corn syrup when making modeling chocolate. Thanks! From the editor: Hi Rachel, The …

what type of icing smooths the best? Not rated yet
what is the best smooth buttercream icing to use for a professional look. From the editor: I find Swiss Meringue Buttercream gives a beautiful smooth …

idea for a boys cake Not rated yet
I'm looking for an idea to do a cake of a guy hydro sliding in a lake being pulled by a boat.. any ideas to share?? From the editor: Hi Judy, …

Buttercream troubles Not rated yet
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How can i make popcorn for a theme cake? Not rated yet
How do I make the popcorn to go on a sports themed cake? From the editor: Hi Linda, I would use mini marshmallows. Group them together with buttercream, …

Easy ideas to make a cake look proffesional and pretty? Not rated yet
(like oreo crumbs on a cake, etc?) Thank you! PS- please list EASY steps-beginner:) From the editor: Hi Kayla, Here are a few easy ideas for …

Baked fillings? Not rated yet
I remember when I was little, my grandmother baked a cake with the filling in it. I don't have that recipe :( and I am trying to craft a giraffe face …

cake with liquid chocoalte center Not rated yet
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How do I stop my cake from oozing? Not rated yet
After filling and icing my cake, I then cover it with fondant, but the center starts oozing out. What am I doing wrong? What should I be doing? …

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problem with fondant drying and cracking Not rated yet
Hi, I'm trying to cover RKT cars and trucks for a birthday cake and the fondant is drying before I can get them covered. The ones I've gotten covered …

tiara cake pan recipes of many flavors and combo of flavors Not rated yet
looking for recipes to use my tiara pan to its max.Pan with a 1/2 inch well in the middle. From the editor: Hi Cindy, As I understand it, a tiara …

How much does half of your buttercream recipe frost? Not rated yet
You said that a full recipe of buttercream frosting covers a 3-layer 9-inch cake. But you also said "To frost a 9" cake you would use about half of the …

writing on the cake Not rated yet
How do I write a message on a cake and with what icing? From the editor: Hi, The simplest way to do that is with a decorating bag fitted with …

Correcting Too dry marshmallow fondant Not rated yet
I've tried making marshmallow fondant once. But when I went to roll it out it didn't stay smooth like regular fondant does. It split like a marshmallow …

Will chocolate decorations hold up in the heat? Not rated yet
hi, I am doing a chocolate cake, but I want it to be something different. I was thinking of doing butterflies with chocolate. have cut out picture …

How to make calla lily flowers? Not rated yet
I have a cake to decorate and I wanted to make calla lily flowers for it. How do I make them? Can you use buttercream frosting? From the editor: …

Hershey sheet cake recipe? Not rated yet
I need a recipe for a sheet cake where you poke holes in the top and pour the frosting on top and it goes into the holes when set. I believe Hershey …

How to stiffen cream cheese frosting? Not rated yet
My friends likes cream cheese frostings better than buttercream on their cakes. My problem is when I frost it, the decorations gets leveled out, (eg: …

Buttercream storage Not rated yet
Do you need to refrigerate the buttercream frosting recipe that you included on your web site? I only ask this since it has milk and butter as ingredients. …

How Do I transport a 3D cake? Not rated yet
how would I transport the 3 d sponge bob cake to a party? From the editor: Hi Elaine, Make sure to push a long cake dowel (or two) all the way …

Cake boards, Chocolate fondant, and making fondant do-able Not rated yet
I just found your site and LOOOOOOVE it. I am a newbie when it comes to this (just made my first fondant covered cake last week--it actually turned out …

How do I tint frosting gold?  Not rated yet
All I want is a little bead trim in gold. Obviously, painting it would be a ridiculous waste of time. Can't I mix gold luster with vodka and mix that …

Bulging and sweating Cake?!?!?! Not rated yet
Ok I’m no newbie here but I’m going to pull my hair out!?!? I’ve had no problems with my cakes from November till May. Now it’s June and all my cakes …

baking in a different size pan Not rated yet
Can I use a 9x13" rectangular pan for the basic white cake recipe, instead of 2 9" round pans? From the editor: Hi Sara, Yes, you can use a 9" …

How much is a pound ? Not rated yet
Hi. I am from Denmark, and we do not measure in pound but in grams, and the basic recipe at filling is pound, but what is that in grams?? Btw.. I …

Butter instead of shortening? Not rated yet
Can I omit the shortening and replace it with butter for the basic buttercream icing recipe? I don't like the after-taste of shortening... thanks! …

Tilted cake Not rated yet
I would like to know: what sized of pans are recommended of a three tier tilted cake to serve about 100 people? what is a simple way of stacking these …

modeling chocolate figures Not rated yet
I wanted to make a hula dancer using modeling chocolate...how do I get her to stand up on the cake? Do I need to add some sort of rod for support? I want …

Where should my buttercream filling sit? Not rated yet
I am planning on making a cake but would like to prepare and have the buttercream filling ready one day and the next day bake the cake and assemble it …

Strawberry/Fruit cake filling Not rated yet
hi!! I have been trying to find out this certain filling (also used as frosting as well) that is commonly used in the strawberry shortcakes or fruit topped …

LEMON CAKE OR CUPCAKE RECIPE Not rated yet
Thank you so so so much for your amazing website!! I'm new in baking and I'm so happy to find your site and it really helps a lot!!! May I know if you …

What is the best topping for cupcakes? Not rated yet
I usually use a buttercream recipe but I am looking for something different. From the editor: Hi Terri, If you're getting bored with the same …

refrigeration for filling? Not rated yet
Does this filling need refrigeration after. I am looking for one that does not. From the editor: Hi Alison, You don't mention which filling you're …

What kind of cake is best for stacking? Not rated yet
Is it necessary to use pound cake for stacking? I'm making a three-tiered birthday cake and was planning to use boxed mixes. Won't those be ok as long …

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shortening? butter? or margarine? Not rated yet
Hi, Thanks for the nice Marshmallow demo. May I know is it necessary to grease everything with shortening? is it alright if I grease with butter …

will fondant decorations stick to store bought frosting? Not rated yet
Will decorations made from fondant stick to a cake covered in just store bought icing and not fondant? From the editor: Hi Kendra, Yes, they …

how can I stiffen butterfly wing dcorations? Not rated yet
I am currently making a wedding cake with handmade butterfly decorations. I was meant to be using tuille for the wings of the butterflies, but have …

is powdered sugar the best thing to stop fondant sticking? Not rated yet
I just started working with fondant and gum paste and I'm having issues with the powdered sugar I use to keep it from sticking. The sugar coats the …

Long Road Ahead Not rated yet
I'm making a seven hour car ride this weekend to attend my mother's birthday party. I wanted to make her a small tiered cake (which I've never attempted …

Making fondant flowers before the day of cake. Not rated yet
Am I able to make my 3d fondants flowers well before the day of the cake? If so, how long and how would I store them? From the editor: Hi, …

what is the icing that professional bakers use? Not rated yet
I have noticed that professional bakers use an icing that is like gum paste but it won't dry as hard as a rock. What is it called? -Madison From …

How do i make fondant lettuce? Not rated yet
Do you have any tips on how to make lettuce out of fondant. From the editor: Hi Kennesha, Here's a simple technique for fondant lettuce: 1. …

which pudding for the banana filling? Not rated yet
The banana filling calls for instant pudding but what size? thanks Cindy. From the editor: Hi Cindy, Use the 1.4 ounce size. That's the four …

what can I put between cake layers? Not rated yet
what should I apply to the layers of the cake to keep the filling from penetrating the cake? From the editor: Hi Nancy, I'm not sure what type …

How can I stop my fondant from cracking? Not rated yet
I'm beginner in this interesting cake world. I really enjoyed since I lost my job one year ago...It's a good therapy. When Im covering the cake with …

Fondant Troubles Not rated yet
I am having some serious problems with the MM Fondant. The first time I made it, it was okay, but it was slightly too dry, and kept tearing in spots. …

More about chocolate ganache Not rated yet
Dear Michelle, thank you for getting back so quickly to me... I have one more question...my cake is do Saturday and I planed to filled and frosted with …

how to make a large sunflower with fondant Not rated yet
I need to make a large sunflower with fondant for the center of a graduation cake. I need suggestions on how to make the center and petals. Thanks, Diana …

birthday cake at the park in 63 degrees weather Not rated yet
how long can a birthday cake sit out in the weather if it's filled with cheese cake filling and fresh Strawberries? From the editor: Hi Linda, …

How much batter do I need for different pan sizes? Not rated yet
I need to know how much batter to make for the humming bird cake to fill the following pan sizes 8x8x2, 9x13x2,12x18x2? I want to make this for my daughters …

FONDANT AND BUTTERCREAM RECIPES Not rated yet
I had a lot of problems with the fondant recipe I have. Do you have a good recipe you can send me? I will appreciate it very much. Also, if you …

How do i make hot pink fondant Not rated yet
I am trying to color my fondant Hot Pink, but I am unsure on what colors to use to get the right color hot pink. Please help! Thanks Lysa N. From …

Using a heating core Not rated yet
When using a heating core, how do you remove the core after the cake is baked? Would the core stick to the cake or do you leave it in the cake and remove …

Filling for a Red Velvet Cake covered in fondant Not rated yet
Hi Can you tell me what filling I could use for a Red Velvet Cake covered in fondant? The cake will be sitting out for about 24 hours. Also, if I can …

Marshmallow Fondant Not rated yet
I made marshmallow fondant last night. At one point, it wasn't stretchy enough, so I added about 1/2 tablespoon water. Then it seemed like it was extremely …

Do you have to refrigerate a cake that has a filling? Not rated yet
I'm making a cake covered in fondant. I like to make my cakes 2 days prior to an event and cover in fondant the day before. Fondant can't be put in the …

Freezing a filled cake Not rated yet
Hi, can I freeze a cake that I used the mango cream cheese filling in? Thanks From the editor: Hi, You can freeze a cake filled with this filling. …

What kind of chocolate makes the best Modeling Chocolate? Not rated yet
What chocolate do you recommend for making modeling chocolate? From the editor: Hi Jenn, My favorite brands are Scharffen Berger , Ghirardelli …

What's wrong with my marshmallow fondant? Not rated yet
I make my fondant out of marshmallow creme. I thought I had the recipe perfected, but whenever I use it, the fondant becomes very limp and almost runs …

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how to build a vertical cake Not rated yet
What is the best way to build a vertical cake? Tall and thin, as in sky scrapers; so that it will be free standing with out falling? From the editor: …

freezing fondant Not rated yet
I would like to make a detailed model of my husbands car to use as a cake topper. I will be using ready to roll fondant which I will color prior to …

recipes Not rated yet
Do you have any recipes that don't require any dairy products such as milk and butter but still taste good? From the editor: Hi Hannah, You can …

using store bought icing? Not rated yet
Hi! I am wondering if I use store bought icing for the cake will my fondant still stick to it? are there any other icing recipes besides buttercream? …

How do I store a cake covered in Marshmallow Fondant? Not rated yet
How do I store a cake after mm fondant has been put on? From the editor: Hi Shannon, Here are a few storage tips for cakes covered in any type …

Marble cake Not rated yet
Hi, I have tried your marble cake recipe. It was better than others I have tried. I didn't have cornstarch at home so I didn't use it in the recipe. …

texure of the royal icing  Not rated yet
When I make my flower petals, they are falling. They do not stay properly and some flowers are cracking also. Why is this? From the editor: Hi …

how to use modeling chocolate to cover a cake Not rated yet
How is the chocolate topping made from modeling chocolate applied to a cake. From the editor: Hi Ingrid, To cover a cake in modeling chocolate …

why are my roses cracking? Not rated yet
I am learning how to make roses and when I do, they are feathering at the small end of the tip. They have a torn look to the petals. what am I doing wrong? …

Do i need a heating core for baking large cakes? Not rated yet
If I make a 10" cake, do I need to put a metal 'insert'(not sure what it's called) in the middle of the batter for even baking? From the editor: …

dummy cakes Not rated yet
what is the best icing to use when decorating dummy cakes? I want to be able to reuse the dummies later on so an suggestions? I'm practicing some new …

How Do i make An Olivia The Pig Cake with stripes tights? Not rated yet
I'm trying to make an Olivia cake for my Grandbaby's 1st bithrday. I can't find a pan. Help!! From the editor: Hi Linda, I can't help you with …

how do i store a cake covered in modeling chocolate? Not rated yet
You said that you can't store a cake covered in modeling chocolate in the refrigerator as it will be too hard to cut. Could you store it in the refrigerator …

how do I stop crumbs from getting in my icing? Not rated yet
I end up getting cake crumbs in my icing especially after I level the cake or add filling into it. There are times where I use buttercream for the outside …

how do i make black modeling chocolate? Not rated yet
love the idea of replacing fondant with modeling chocolate, what do u use to color it? I need to cover a cake in black. Thanks for your help. From …

3-D football cake Not rated yet
I've been asked to make a 3-d football cake for a groom's cake. I'm not sure how to go about doing this. I thought about putting two halves together …

how do i color modeling chocolate Not rated yet
How do you colour the chocolate? From the editor: Hi Zahara, To color modeling chocolate you can do one of two things: After the chocolate …

can you color modeling chocolate? Not rated yet
can you color modeling chocolate the same as you do fondant? From the editor: Hi Shea, The easiest way to color modeling chocolate is to add …

I need Australian substitutions for buttercream ingredients Not rated yet
I've been reading some recipes on buttercream icing. I've had a few from the United States give me recipes and I'm trying to work out what the ingredients …

using fresh lemon and lime slices on marshmallow fondant Not rated yet
I am pretty new to fondant, and will be doing a wedding cake in a couple months. the bride wants fresh lemon and lime slices on the cake. I was wondering …

56 Ford Thurnderbird Cake Not rated yet
Hi, I would like to make a cake in the shape of a 56 Ford Thunderbird for my father in law's 60th birthday. I'm a pretty good baker, but I'm not sure …

chocolate leaves Not rated yet
Hi can u advice on chocolate leaves. my technique is just to melt chocolate, let it cool down and spread it on the leaf but i have never been able to separate …

Crumb coat a cake Not rated yet
what type of frosting is best to use to crumb coat a cake? From the editor: Hi, Just use a slightly thinned down buttercream to crumb coat a …

Mother's Day cake Not rated yet
I need to make a cake for Mother's Day. I want to do a strawberry cake but I don't have a good recipe and all the designs I've tried have failed. I want …

cake filling Not rated yet
I went to an Italian restaurant and for the first time, had a piece of tuxedo cake. The cake was two layers of white cake with a chocolate mousse/chocolate …

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How do i make a checkerboard pattern from fodant? Not rated yet
quick question if you don't mind.maybe two.lol. I'm doing a checkerboard as a whole layer of fondant icing and do not want the colors to run together. …

Finishing Ahead Not rated yet
How many days before an event can I completely finish decorating my cake? From the editor: I wouldn't recommend finishing a cake completely, more …

Converting White Cake recipe to fit 9 x 13 pan Not rated yet
I would like to make a 2-layer cake in the size of a 9 x 13 x 2 pan with your white cake recipe. Would I use a single recipe for each layer and bake at …

buttercream filling storage Not rated yet
I wish to bake a sponge cake for a friends birthday in three days time. I intend to fill the cake with buttercream and jam and cover the cake with fondant …

how do I get smooth frosting oin my cake? Not rated yet
What are some tips for getting icing smooth on cakes? From the editor: Hi Paula, Here's a few tips you may find helpful: 1. Use a stainless …

FILLING Not rated yet
I have your recipe for white chocolate raspberry cream cheese filling. I was wondering do I melt the chocolate chips or do I put them in whole? …

butter knife icing decoration Not rated yet
I am baking a wedding cake for my nephew. I have seen pictures of very simple icing decorations where the icing appears to have had a butter knife or …

How do I make and decorate a Champagne Bottle Cake for my Dad's 60th? Not rated yet
Hi, I want to make my Dad's 60th birthday cake. Ideally, I want a champagne bottle decoration to sit on top of a normal round shaped cake. I want to have …

carmel filling Not rated yet
could I use the basic buttercream recipe and add carmel ice cream topping for a carmel cake filling? From the editor: Hi Rene, You can absolutely …

grainy filling Not rated yet
I made the lemon mint filling and it broke down after mixing. Is there a way to fix this? The flavor is excellent I just need a fluffier texture. …

How to get luster dust to stick to fondant? Not rated yet
What would you use to help sparkles, luster dust, etc to stick to fondant without using something that will make the fondant dissolve? From the editor: …

buttercream Not rated yet
how long will buttercream hold once it's made? From the editor: Hi Christina, Buttercream will keep, in the refrigerator, for up to two weeks …

learning Not rated yet
I would like to know how to make and assemble a cake that looks like a small wedding cake. From the editor: Hi Anonymous, There's a great series …

how to make easy marble cake Not rated yet
I have a yellow box cake and I want to make it a marble cake do I just add 1/2c of cocoa powder to 1cup of made yellow cake mix? From the editor: …

High Altitude Not rated yet
How can I adjust all the cake recipes you have here for High Altitude? I live in Denver Colorado Thank you!! From the editor: Hi Katie, Check …

Does Bavarian creme need refrigeration? Not rated yet
Once I fill my cake with the Bavarian creme filling do I need to refrigerate it? I bought the filling at a bakery and it was not refrigerated when I bought …

Half Chocolate Half White Not rated yet
How do you make a sheet cake that is half chocolate and half white in a single layer? From the editor: Hi Sherry, You have two choices: 1. …

quantities Not rated yet
I am looking for the quantities needed to make a sponge cake for a 9in square tin thank you From the editor: Hi Christine, It depends on whether …

which cake fillings can be frozen? Not rated yet
I would like to know if there are any cake fillings that you can freeze. I want to make the cake and fill it before hand and freeze it for 2 weeks then …

Cream Cheese Fillings Not rated yet
Does the Cream cheese recipes posted on this site require refrigeration? If I fill a chocolate cake with cream cheese filling and cover it with fondant, …

how long should bake dome cakes? Not rated yet
Do you bake the dome cakes for the same mount of time? I want to make the dinosaur cake . I have never baked in a dome pan. From the editor: Hi …

butter cream Not rated yet
When the buttercream recipe calls for butter, is it salted or unsalted butter? From the editor: Hi Wendy, I like to use salted butter because …

can you leave a fondant cake out Not rated yet
I am going to make a fondant covered cake. if you cannot put a covered cake in the ice box can you leave it sitting on the counter overnight? From …

Using Chocolate Ganache Not rated yet
I wanted to make a cake with this for tomorrow. Could I make the ganache today and refrigerate and use tomorrow? From the editor: Hi Regina, …

I need a sweet corn cake recipe Not rated yet
Hi, Mine is not a problem, it's more like looking for a reliable, delicious sweet corn cake recipe, I Can't find any on your site and really hope you have …

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can I use castor sugar for a butter cream filling Not rated yet
hi, I have just put a chocolate cake in the oven and realized I don't have any icing sugar. Can I use castor sugar instead for the butter cream filling? …

Adding fillings to baked cake Not rated yet
How do I add a cream cheese filling to a baked cake? Can I just put it between the two layers of chocolate cake and then put on a cream cheese icing? …

How long can I leave out the Cream Cheese Frosting recipe from this site? Not rated yet
I was wondering how long can I leave out the Cream Cheese Frosting recipe that you provide on this website? I see that it has lemon juice, so does that …

Any Ideas for a Tater Tot Cake? Not rated yet
Don't ask me why, but I have been asked to make a cake to look like a big tater tot. Any suggestions on what to use on the outside of the cake. From …

thomas the tank engine cake Not rated yet
hi, could you give me more information on how you made this cake, for example how you made the boiler did you fill the tin right up and how long did you …

How long can I refrigerate a cake? Not rated yet
how long can I refrigerate a cake before it is eaten? From the editor: Hi Judy, That depends on the type of cake but, in general, you can refrigerate …

How Do I get filling into a cake without splitting it into layers? Not rated yet
I am looking for a good recipe for a white cake with strawberry filling. I need to put the filling in prior to baking the cake. I am making a character …

how do I make camouflage fondant? Not rated yet
I need to make a wedding cake in camo, but I'm not quite sure how to mix the colored fondant right, any suggestions? From the editor: Here's a relatively …

How to make a cake shaped like a banana? Not rated yet
My father, who will be 88 on March 31st, loves bananas. He eats 5 or more a day. We want to make "bananas" the theme for his party. I have made many …

white chocolate cream cheese filling Not rated yet
Hi, I tried your white chocolate cream cheese filling and you're right it's scrumptious, just like your other recipes!!!! I've been asked to make a …

Why does Marshmellow Fondant Turn Spongy? Not rated yet
At times when I make my Marshmallow Fondant, I follow steps wrap it up in saran, let it rest. Then when I open to use it...It Turns into this Horrific …

how long does marshmallow fondant last? Not rated yet
How long does the fondant last before going bad? How much ahead of time can I make a cake and leave it out before it is "no good"? From the editor: …

How do I prep strawberries to add to cream cheese filling? Not rated yet
I am making a strawberry sponge cake and wanted to do a strawberry cream cheese filling. Would I puree fresh strawberry and add to the recipe or can I …

Chocolate Ganache filling Not rated yet
If I use the Chocolate Ganache recipe as a filling in a wedding cake, how long can the wedding cake sit out without being refrigerated? Is 8-10 hours …

looking for cake roll recipe where the filling is baked right in Not rated yet
I had a cake recipe where the filing is baked on the top of the batter and when you are done baking, you just roll up the cake and the filing is inside. …

Fondant Flavoring Not rated yet
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how do I substitute medium eggs for large? Not rated yet
hi, just a simple question: if a recipe calls for eg.4 large eggs and if I have 4 reg. to small ones, can I add an extra egg? how does this affect the …

when to add ganache to extra rich chocolate buttercream Not rated yet
when making this recipe do you have to let the ganache cool for a couple of hrs like it calls for in the whippped ganache recipe or do you just add it …

my fondant's tearing - help? Not rated yet
how do I keep my fondant from tearing? From the editor: Here's a few tricks to stop your fondant from tearing: 1. only work with what you need. …

MM FONDANT PROBLEMS Not rated yet
I made the marshmallow fondant and followed the recipe exactly as instructed; however, when I covered the cake with the fondant it started to break at …

best type of cake for sculpting Not rated yet
hey Michelle, I've been asked to make a race car cake which will be my first, but not too sure as to what cake will work best. Appreciate your advice. …

U.S. to Australian conversion Not rated yet
Is 1cup in the US the same as 1 cup in Australia? Same as is 1 tbs in the US the same as 1tbs in Australia? From the editor: Hi Shelley, A cup …

Ingredient Equivalents US to Australia Not rated yet
Your basic butter cream recipe calls from 2 pound of powdered sugar, is that icing sugar in Australia? Also it calls for 2 sticks of butter, in Aussie …

what is shortening? Not rated yet
In your butter cream recipe it asks for a half cup of shortening, what is this? From the editor: The shortening referred to the buttercream recipe …

Can I substitute cake flour for unbleached white  Not rated yet
I want to make the classic white cake ,but can I substitute cake flour for the unbleached white flour, If so how much,and do I still need to use the …

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911 Cake help Not rated yet
I'm making the cake for my aunts 25th anniversary party. the cake is 3 tier the biggest tier will be white cake filled with buttercream icing the middle …

Fondant Letters Not rated yet
I need to find out a resource for finding different types and fonts of letters that I could copy and use to cut out of fondant to use on my cakes. Is there …

how much is one stick of butter Not rated yet
would like to how much butter is in a stick of butter, is it a cup or half a cup. From the editor: Hi Deborah, That would be a half a cup for …

why are my cakes so dense? Not rated yet
I'm trying so hard to make my own cake but I keep having a problem with the density. They keep coming out very heavy and dense. How do I fix that? I'm …

can I bake a pound cake in a bundt pan? Not rated yet
for the pound cake recipe it states to bake in two round pans can a bundt pan be used , how long will it take to bake. From the editor: Hi Shelley, …

transfering an edible image Not rated yet
Hi! I would very glad if you can teach me the ways of transferring an edible image onto chocolate moist cake with chocolate fudge topping. Do I have to …

cake that smokes Not rated yet
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colouring gum paste burnt orange  Not rated yet
what food colours to combine to get burnt orange gumpaste From the editor: Hi Sylvia, For each half pound of Bunt Orange gum paste required, …

11 X 15 pan & fondant Not rated yet
I want to make your 'triple chocolate cake recipe'. Instead of using 2, 9 inch pans can I use 1, 11 X 15 pan. Can I use this cake for a fondant cake? …

Refrigerating a cake with filling and fondant? Not rated yet
I'm making a cake for my niece's baby shower. It will be a three layer cake with different fillings on each layer. It will be covered in fondant and …

Salt Water Taffy Not rated yet
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how much fondant do i need? Not rated yet
How many cakes can I cover with 4 lbs of fondant? I am making a special cake for my son as he is graduating from elementary school this year, the middle …

help with a time line for three tiered cake Not rated yet
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Farm Eggs Vs Store Bought When Making Cakes Not rated yet
Hi. I tried our yellow cake and made them into cupcakes but they turned out to be more muffin-like. I loved the taste though! Questions: 1. Is it …

Fudge Buttercream Not Thick Not rated yet
I made the basic butter cream and added the chocolate fudge to it. I didn't notice until i was done how not thick it is, I needed a chocolate butter …

Pouring cake batter into pans Not rated yet
I was reading some of your cake recipes and noticed that you say to pour 2/3 of the batter into one pan and 1/3 into the other. Why is it poured in these …

Cream cheese cake filling for fondant cakes Not rated yet
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11 inch square sponge cake Not rated yet
I cant find a recipe for this size sponge cake. From the editor: Hi Tina, An 11" square cake pan has a volume of about 14 cups and you want to …

Need cake contest design ideas!  Not rated yet
I am doing a youth cake contest and one of the judges is Buddy Valastro from the show "Cake Boss" I am so nervous and to top it off I don't know what …

how do I stop fondant sticking? Not rated yet
Hi there - I have two questions. First, when I make my marshmallow fondant and roll it out, I tend to use a lot of corn starch to prevent it from sticking. …

chocolate ganache glaze Not rated yet
If I am making a chocolate ganache glaze do I still use the same measurements or less? Also, does it have to set or chill at all? From the editor: …

buttercream frosting vs filling Not rated yet
My sisters have always done the decorating to perfection.none of them have used fondant or filling. they used the tips and bags. my nephew has recently …

Baking conversions Not rated yet
How many cups of confectioners sugar is in 3/4 pound? From the editor: For unsifted powdered sugar, that will be between 2 1/2 and 3 cups. For …

Can I bake the filling right in a cupcake? Not rated yet
I am making cupcakes and wanted to have a filling. Would it work to "drop" a teaspoon of the raspberry white chocolate filling into the cupcake before …

Fondant Icing Writers Not rated yet
Can I use fondant icing writers in tubes to decorate on buttercream frosting or do I have to use it on fondant only? From the editor: Hi Terri, …

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How do I make icing that only contains nutella milk & butter Not rated yet
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quick icing Not rated yet
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chocolate cake filling ideas? Not rated yet
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Can I carve a cake made from box mix? Not rated yet
I am trying to make a boxed cake so I will be able to carve it and don't know if I need to change the recipe at all? From the editor: If you're …

tea cup cake Not rated yet
I am making an individual cake for someone, and they want it to look like a cup of tea. I have found a way to make the saucer underneath, but how do I …

strawberry cake filling Not rated yet
need a recipe for strawberry filling,with frozen strawberries.the ones I have found on line are with fresh and also found one but was not thick enough,and …

tips for fillng a cupcake wedding cake  Not rated yet
I was thinking of making a cupcake wedding cake for my sister. My question is about the filling. Would you fill the cupcakes before or after baking? …

how do I transfer a picture to my cake? Not rated yet
Wow, you answered my 1st question in light speed! Thank you SO much! My next question is this, I already have the print-out of Spongebob that I need …

Can I improvise when using buttercream to crumbcoat? Not rated yet
I will be making a spongebob cake for Valentine's day and it's my FIRST time ever using fondant on a cake. I want to know if i can use regular cake icing …

how long will buttercream keep? Not rated yet
About how long will the basic recipe buttercream last, most say about 2 weeks is that true? Also does the icing need to be refrigerated as well as the …

can I bake a cake in a microwave? Not rated yet
can i make a small cake in an ovensafebowl...and in a smal mirowave oven? From the editor: Hi Preet, Yes, you can use any oven-safe bowl to bake …

should fondant be refrigerated? Not rated yet
I am making a cake for my son's birthday party tomorrow. I have made the cake and frosted it with buttercream. But I will not put the fondant on it …

Marshmallow fondant questions Not rated yet
I've always wanted to try to make fondant. But i've been told it tastes bad. If i try to make the marshmallow fondant will that taste bad too? I don't …

In Need of ideas for a "great escape" cake Not rated yet
Hello, I'm very new to cake making and I need to make a beautiful cake based on the film 'Great Escape'. if you haven't seen it it's basicly where …

Yo Gabba Gabba Cake Not rated yet
i would like to make a Yo Gabba Gabba Brobee cake that stands up. How would I attach the arms on a Brobee from Yo Gabba Gabba stand up cake? From …

Equivalent Measurmemts Not rated yet
Hi, In the buttercream basic recipe it says 2 "sticks" of butter - does that mean 8 ounces in weight? (not a liquid oz) Thanks! From the editor: …

Cake contest Not rated yet
I have been volunteered to coordinate a multi person cake challenge - we have 50 minutes and 3 (2 12' rounds and 1 1/2 rectangular) cakes to create a unity …

can you bake buttercream filling Not rated yet
can i put the buttercream filling in between two layers of cake batter before i bake it? From the editor: Hi Sandra, I wouldn't recommend that. …

How to bake a bowl cake Not rated yet
I have a recipe that calls for 2 baked dome cakes (baked in a 1 1/2 qt bowl). Do I use one cake mix per dome cake or split one cake mix between the two? …

Lactose free recipes Not rated yet
Do you have a recipe for a lactose free cake and icing? I am making a cake in the shape of golf shoes, so I need it to be a carvable kind of cake. …

what kind of cake is store-bought birthday cake? Not rated yet
I mean birthday cake that you buy from like dq or something. From the editor: DQ specifically, would be an ice-cream cake, but most store-bought …

which cake fillings need to be refrigerated? Not rated yet
I am making a cake with fondant. I know its recommended that you do not refrigerate fondant once the cake is covered. I am looking for a chocolate …

How to get maximum volume from buttercream Not rated yet
Hi, I mixed my buttercream for a LONG time and it never did increase in volume. Do you know what might be going wrong? Thanks! Amber From the …

Strawberry and Banana Filling Ideas Not rated yet
So my family gets this kind of cake from a local bakery which is pretty much a chocolate cake with strawberry and banana filling and it is topped off with …

Cake Sticks To Pan Not rated yet
Why does my cake stick to the pan on the bottom? From the editor: Hi Donna, It's probably because the pan isn't greased properly. Here's an easy …

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best icing on a sponge cake  Not rated yet
I want to do a layered sponge cake for a wedding anniversary. What is the best icing to use? From the editor: You can use any type of icing on …

how to make buttercream flowers Not rated yet
I am just learning to decorate and would like to make more than just roses. From the editor: Hi Melissa, Check out this great page I found for …

R2D2 Cake Not rated yet
Hi Michelle, On your slide show you have an image of a R2D2 cake, but I can't find the cake on your site. Can you let me know how to find it. Thank …

best kind of cake for covering in fondant Not rated yet
What kind of cake is good to use when you are going to cover it in fondant? From the editor: You can successfully cover almost any kind of cake …

chocolate fondant Not rated yet
I've heard that you need to start with chocolate fondant to color it black. If so, how can I make chocolate fondant? From the editor: Hi Becky …

Raspberry White Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling Not rated yet
This recipe calls for 1 cup white chocolate chips. Could I melt the chocolate chips and then add it to the recipe so there wouldn't be chunks in the …

refrigerating chocolate ganache Not rated yet
Does a cake or cupcakes topped with ganache need to be refrigerated? From the editor: Cakes topped with ganache can stored at room temperature for …

quick decorating ideas Not rated yet
I have to make a cake as an assessment for school but one week we make it and the next week we decorate it. Do you have any ideas for a cake that only …

Wilton Cross Pan Cake Not rated yet
I have to make a stacked cake with the cross cake on top and a slab cake at the bottom. The cross is in blue butter cream icing and the bottom in white. …

converting bundt recipe into round cake pan Not rated yet
It seems every recipe for marble cake I find calls for a bundt pan. I'm making a birthday cake, and would like to make it a traditional 2-layer round …

which size marshmallows for marshmallow fondant Not rated yet
I was wondering if there is an equivalent to using regular sized marshmallows compared to miniture ones. I haven't been able to find anything that says …

How do I make gold icing? Not rated yet
I have "volunteered" to be the monthly birthday cake maker at church and would like an Epiphany themed idea for decorating the top. I am so new to …

White Cake Recipe Not rated yet
Under the title of the recipe it says that it makes 3 layers and then at the bottom it says to pour into 2 pans, 1/3 in one and 2/3 in the second. but …

why does my white cake have a crust? Not rated yet
Recently, my white cakes have been forming a crust around them. They are causing the whole outer coating of my cake to fall off. I haven't changed my …

White Cake with chopped cranberry sauce Not rated yet
I lost all my mom's old recipes when she passed to my sister. One cake she used to make that I loved was a rich snow-white cake with small-diced canned …

Flour texture Not rated yet
How do I come up with the right amount of teaspoon or tablespoon of cornstarch addition to every one pound of plain flour. I noticed it helps to make …

Christmas Cake theme Not rated yet
I was wondering if you had any suggestions on designs for Christmas. In particular I'm looking for something that looks like Santa or a reindeer. …

Painting Fondant Not rated yet
Hello, I'm trying to make a fondant covered cake for a surprise birthday party for a friend in a few weeks. I've been doing a lot of research on fondant …

Using raw egg yolks in buttercream Not rated yet
I can't find a simple recipe for a buttercream filling. I would like to make the filling using warmed golden syrup with unsalted butter but the recipe …

Royal Icing Not rated yet
Hi, I made royal icing last night for my Christmas cake, using the quantities given in the recipe I used - I added a bit of vanilla extract to make it …

1st time using fondant Not rated yet
Hi Michellle, It's me again, Nisreen Muntasser I wrote to the beginning of the year for "Alina's 1st Princess Cake." I want to excel in my cake making …

How do I stop crumbs getting in my icing? Not rated yet
Can you help me with the icing because every time I put the icing on, crumbs keeps getting every where? From the editor: Hi Brooke, This is easily …

Lemon Pudding and Lemon Squares Recipe Not rated yet
I once was given a recipe for a simple dish. I cannot find the recipe. I was wondering if you could help me with that. It included pie filling with …

figures and fondant Not rated yet
I've tried using the marshmallow fondant for figures but I find that they don't set as hard as the store-bought fondant. Even after letting it dry a couple …

christmas cake decorating Not rated yet
I need to make a holiday cake and am thinking about doing a light blue cake with snowflakes on it using gumpaste cutouts. do you have any suggestions, …

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cornstarch Ingredient Substitutions Not rated yet
Ok, I found a perfect yellow cake recipe here but it calls for cornstarch. I don't have any - what can I use instead of corn starch? 2 sticks butter …

banana cake Not rated yet
Hi, Just made your absolutely delicious banana cake recipe and it rose perfectly, moist and tasty. Everybody loved it. BUT....when I slice it, it crumbles …

Painting on fondont Not rated yet
I am making a leopard print cake but do not want to cut out all of the little pieces of fondant to roll together. What type of "paint" do I use on it? …

Can you store homemade fondant? Not rated yet
After making homemade fondant how do I store it and for how long can I store it? Thanks!!! From the editor: Hi Sarah, You can store homemade …

Cake Preparation Time Line Not rated yet
How far ahead of time can I prepare my buttercream frosting without it losing any of its properties / flavors? How far ahead of time can I bake my cake …

cake from a box Not rated yet
I don't know what would be easier. mixing a cake from a recipe or from a box. I' trying to make my son's 1st birthday cake. 3 Tiers. 8", 10", 12". How …

bundt cake Not rated yet
The recipe for cream cheese cake filling does not say what to do with it once it is made. I want to make a bundt cake and put the filling inside. Do …

Wedding Cake Recipe Not rated yet
My Daughter is getting Married in July 2010 and I am going to be making her wedding cake, do you know of any good recipes and a good filling that would …

Batter Shelf Life Not rated yet
Once the cake batter has been mixed, how long do you have to bake it? I wanted to bake my cake in 6" pans, but only have two. From the editor: Hi …

What is a bowl cake?  Not rated yet
What is a bowl cake? Where do I get the pan to make one? From the editor: Hi Grace, A bowl cake is simply a cake baked in a bowl. They are often …

airplane cake Not rated yet
hi! I want to make the airplane cake for my baby, he will turn 1 in December. I work Saturdays, so if I bake the cakes on Friday and the birthday …

filling question Not rated yet
Can I use chocolate pudding as a filling in a chocolate cake? From the editor: If you first make a dam for the filling, this would be fine. To do …

What Kind Of Filling For a Chocolate Fudge Cake? Not rated yet
I made a fudge chocolate cake with hazelnut butter cream filling. I want to know what king of icing to use. The butter cream is rich and i don't want the …

Chocolate on the side of a cake Not rated yet
Hello, I am wanting to make my own wedding cake. I have found this lovely picture of a square cake that has thinnish chocolate slabs that stand …

Cake Filling Recipes Not rated yet
My question is, if I was to use one of your Butter Cream cake filling recipes , does this only go between the layers and I would also have make the Butter …

Recipe Conversions Not rated yet
Hi, it's me again, I want to put in a request. I like your site a lot and your cakes! it's always a success. But I struggle with the right measurements …

Traveling Not rated yet
I have to make a cake to serve 200. I would like to bake the cakes before I leave because I will not have access to an oven. I will be able to make the …

Refrigerating Fondant cake Not rated yet
Hi, I would like to know how to store a fondant covered cake in the refrigerator and at what temp? I noticed when I take out of the refrigerator it has …

Red Velvet Cake Recipe Not rated yet
I guess my questions really are, does anyone have an easy red velvet cake recipe and a good cream cheese frosting recipe that would go on a wedding cake? …

Sponge Texture For Spongebob Cake Not rated yet
I want to make a Spongebob cake but I was wondering how to make the cake surface look like a sponge? Is there any trick on doing that? Thanks Debbie …

banging the pan Not rated yet
Why is it that when people are putting their cakes in the oven after pouring their batter in the pan they always bang the pan on the counter top? From …

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