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Cake Pop Help - straight sticks?

Is there some magic trick to keeping stick-up cake pops really (really) straight? They look great before dipping, all nice and straight, but lean ever so slightly while drying after going in the coating. It makes for a very average-looking...

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Cupcake Bouquet

I’m creating a bridal bouquet cupcake bouquet. The customer has increased the number of cupcakes from 15 to 18, which has thrown my layout. I’m using standard-sized cupcakes and a 6" styro half-ball. Can anyone help?

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Cut-in-half Wedding Cakes? What's the name??

Help! I’ve been asked to make an anniversary cake in the style of this cake. Olga Danilova did a gorgeous purple one, here: http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/206917-2-halves-lilac-violet-and-lavender-cake I have looked (and looked) and can’t...

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Cake to be frozen, Bleeding issues?

I’ve got a grad cake request for a weekend I’m away, and the customer is willing to have the cake frozen. (She also needs to travel with it, so it’s an okay idea anyway.) Planning a sheet cake with vanilla buttercream (airbrushed with a yellow...

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"Dry Wax Circles" v. Parchment

I’ve never used “dry wax” and don’t know what it really means. I’m considering purchasing a case of these so I can stop cutting endless circles out of my parchment sheets, but don’t want to have gross, waxy-tasting cakes. Does anyone use them? Do...

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Help with precise division, Buttercream colors

I’m making a science beaker cake (the upside-down triangular shape) and want to frost the “liquid” in one color and the “empty” party in another. I’d love to get that line really, really sharp and level. I’ll be using buttercream rather than...

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Double Barrel Dummies

I’m decorating a dummy cake for display, and I want to make a double-barrel. My question is, How do I attach two 6" dummies so I can cover them together. And how to I make the seam appear smooth, since the dummies aren’t actually perfectly shaped...

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Applying a fondant number

I need advice on how to apply a fondant/gumpaste number 5 to the top of a half-sheet cake, please. I’m making a Disney Cars cake with the number designed like a street (black with yellow lines). I’ve only tried once before to apply fondant decs...