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|313 days ago||
Foil Cupcake Lines vs Paper Liners - 2 replies
I have been experimenting with flavors & I made Butterfinger Cupcakes & for some reason there was a salty butter after taste from the ones in foil & NO after taste in the ones from the paper liner why? Heres what I used Flourbaking sodasaltsmashed bananabutterbuttermilksugar
|339 days ago||
anyone have an easy Whipped Cream Recipe - 3 replies
I bake & decorate cakes & the funny thing is I have NEVER tried to make whipped cream frosting for cupcakes or to frost a cake lol!! Is frosting a cake with this kind of icing easier then buttercream. Luckily I have not had anyone request a cake with whipped cream icing but it would be nice to try it out test the waters please help!! ...
|423 days ago||
Fondant.. Fondix, Satin Ice, Wilton, Marshie? - 13 replies
What kind of fondant do you prefer & you think is easy to work with. I usually use Wilton but it gets hard so fast or I have noticed my cakes look alil to thick compared to others I have seen. Maybe its just I don’t roll it enough makes it kind of hard to roll thinner with my rolling pin I have withoutcorner handles & my back aches...
|441 days ago||
Cricut Cake.. Is it worth it to buy? - 16 replies
I really want to get one but not sure whether to buy it or not.. Anyone out there reccommend it or no??
|442 days ago||
I use Wilton’s brand at the moment.. Any other recommendations? I also have a hardtime finding good shortening to make my buttercream frosting. I always have to buy it made already or go to the cake store and by the little square for $8.00 Any special sites I can vistt or anything..
|450 days ago||
So… I decided to give someone a good deal i think on a 2 tier all fondant and let’s not forget 4 angry bird fondant figures I have to make along with cupcakes for $145.00 to me that’s a great deal! For someone to say well that’s to much money EXCUSE me do you know how much work and effort and patience goes into making cak...
|458 days ago||
HELP/FEEDBACK-Cupcake Decorating Party - 3 replies
Lately I have been getting asked to participate in charities which will be good for getting my name out there BUT I have been really thinking about launching Cupcake Decorating Parties.. I am afraid it will not grab any attention but still creating flyers to market it. My friends & family say its a great idea BUT again I am worried.. Anyone ...
|466 days ago||
Facebook!!! - 47 replies
Hi all my fellow cake people add your link so we can all connect and like our pages on Facebook!! Here’s mine http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mi-Vida-Sweets/327302050621788?ref=hl Whats urs??
|470 days ago||
Mine was traveling 35 mins from my place with 2 small cakes & they fell apart when later I realized NOT to put heavy toppings on any cake until you are at the location where it’s suppose to be dropped off I KNOW THAT NOW…. Add last touches on site….
|474 days ago||
Wish I could quit my job & do this fulltime... - 3 replies
Ahhh I wish I was able to do this fulltime & just quit my fulltime job but it’s so hard how do people do it I wonder sometimes.. How to start up an online baking service.. How.. How.. How.. Wish I had more time to be creative & work on my flavorings.. I am in such a great mood when Im baking Im in cake mode in the zone & just r...
|475 days ago||
Pricing Cakes - 10 replies
Since I strted baking I have had many people ask me for cakes and how much I charge. A couple of times I give a set price when they tell me they want something simple then days later they send me pictures of cakes with fondant and so much detail and get picky on flavors and designs.. That adds up. I was told I should start charging by the slice ...
|477 days ago||
Help with Whipped Cream Frosting - 9 replies
I have NEVER made whipped frosting before. I am a buttercream fondant user but I know the day will come when someone will ask me for a whipped cream cake any easy recipe suggestions? I may need to practice..
|480 days ago||
Fondant or Gumpaste - 3 replies
Hi all!! I have a question I made for the first time animals out of fondant but I watched tutorials on you tube & they were using Gumpaste? I tried using gumpaste but it was to hard for me & would not stick I even tried making that sticky glue and still didnt work.. I ended up throwing it all away and using fondant instead which worked g...