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|507 days ago||
Tier Sizes - 6 replies
What would be a good cake size for two tier cake? I was thinking a 9 inch bottom and 6 inch top. What do you all think. Help needed. Thank you in advance.
|543 days ago||
Polo Logo - 3 replies
I want to do a Polo Shirt Cake for Father’s Day, and was wondering what would be the best way to do the Polo Logo? Thank you all for any suggestions.
|591 days ago||
Cake Decorating as a Business - 8 replies
I was curious for all of you who does this business, what advice would you give a person just starting out? I know in the beginning it would not be a wise decision to take this on fulltime, but one day would like to do that. Is the cake business a business that could stand alone or do you suggest keeping some kind of side job? I also know tha...
|598 days ago||
Sheet Cakes (11x15) (12x18) - 6 replies
First off, I have never baked a cake larger than a 9×13. Anything larger than that size scares me. I have heard my stories of cakes of this size saggy in the middle, not cooked. Could any one give me tips to baking this size cake perfect. Another question, would I have to use a heating source. Thank you for all your tips and suggestions.
|600 days ago||
Two Stage Mixing Method - 2 replies
Recently, I have been using the Two Stage Mixing Method to make my cakes. This method produces a very tender, moist cake that actually hold moisture for days. I have used buttercream to ice the cake, but at this point have not used fondant to cover the cake. I was wondering if anyone uses this method in mixing cakes and if so does this cake hold...
|607 days ago||
Want to start cake decorating business - 1 reply
Hi All, I want to start a cake decorating business, but I am not sure how to start a home based cake business that will make a profit. How long does it take to see profit? Do most of you cakers keep your day job? Just basically want to know how can you make money in this type of business. Any suggestions or tips would be greatly appreciat...
|655 days ago||
Question about Practicing Cake Decorating Techniques - 11 replies
I know that my question my sound strange, but what is the best way to learn cake techniques and did you all learn them in any particular order. How often do you practice and when practicing do you always use real cakes or foam cake dummies? Please give me your suggestions, I am just getting started with cakes and would like to know how some of...
|679 days ago||
Fondant - 11 replies
Which brand of fondant do you prefer and why?Is there a way to flavor fondant?