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Smoother Buttercream

I know there has been plenty of discussions previously on here about buttercream. I am looking to try to shorten some work time and a lot of customers would rather have buttercream. I’m having problems with a good recipe for smooth finish. ...

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Eggless Cake

Does anyone have a good moist recipe for an eggless cake? Got a request for a child allergic to eggs.

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Kids Classes

I’d love a little feedback from you cakers. I’ve been thinking about teaching a little course of cake decorating or cupcakes to little girls in my backyard shop. I was thinking of starting with ages 6-10 and something very simple. What would...

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Black royal icing!

I’ve got an order of cookies to do later this week. I’m a little worried because I need to use black icing. I know sometimes dark colors get chaulky looking after they dry. Any advice when using black royal icing would be greatly appreciated!

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Fading fondant

Can anyone tell me if there is any way to prevent fondant (especially hot pink) from fading? It’s so frustrating. I start out with hot pink and by the time I’m finished with the cake, it’s almost pale pink!

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Source for flavorings

Does anyone have a good economic site for ordering flavors and extracts online?

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Sturdy Choc Cake

I have an order for a very chocolately cake. I love the Hersheys cocoa recipe but I’m afraid it’s too soft to cover with fondant. Anyone experience this or have a great moist recipe to share that’s similar to this one? Thanks!

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Moist Vanilla CC Recipe

Good Morning! I’m still searching to find a GOOD vanilla cupcake recipe that’s not too timely to make, but will stay very moist. Anyone got one?

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Flour brand

I need to buy less expensive flour if possible. What kind of flour do you use, do you buy in bulk and from where? Is “generic” flour any good compared to While Lily?

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buying big?

I have a small building in my yard for my part time caking. I was interested in buying wholesale ingrediants but don’t need a HUGE amount at the time. What do you do? Sooooo many trips to the grocery store get old AND expensive!