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Prima Cakes Plus

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Nov 2011    New Jersey    Website

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National Capital Area Cake Show - March 20th

So I am headed to the NCACS in Virginia next weekend and I was wondering if anyone else was headed there. I would love to try to meet up and say “hi” I am entering 4 pieces and taking lots of classes so I will be there all weekend. Hope to see...

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I Need Edible Printer Calibration Help

I just bought my first edible printer. A canon mg5520 and I noticed when I made a copy of a picture it was a lot different in color. I looked in the manual for the printer and did not see anything about calibration. Does anyone know if edible...

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Great American Cake Show

The great American cake show is in 2 weeks on October 18-19 and I was wondering if anyone here was going. I would love to meet my cake friends in person! Hope to see you there.

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Need help attaching heavy flowers

I am trying to attach heavy lily of the valley gumpaste flowers to the side of a cake and failing miserably. I think what is making them so heavy is the wire and that they have about 4-6 flowers on each bunch. I tried using royal icing and it...

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Advice Needed on Covering a Frozen Cake

Hey everyone I need some advice here. I have seen a ton of posts on here about freezing cakes but I have a slightly different issue here. I was wondering if anyone tried to cover a frozen ganached cake with fondant? I am thinking a frozen cake...

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Jennifer - Prima Cake Plus

Hi I am Jennifer. I live in New Jersey with my husband and our one cat. I have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design but I work full time as an application developer (programmer). I started baking when I was in high school with my best friend. I...

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I need Purple Fondant Help!!!!

So I have read on here and other sites to put baking soda into purple fondant to keep it from turning blue. Tonight I tried to make my purple fondant with baking soda and it seems as if the fondant is breaking down. I use fondx fondant. I added...

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Dark blue fondAnt with fondx

So I was wondering if anyone has tried to make a dark blue color fondant with using the blue fondx fondant as a base? I was wondering if the colored fondx colored fondant takes color well. I have only used the white and added colors before, but I...

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National Capital Area Cake Show

So the NCACS is next weekend and I was wondering if there was anyone out there in CakesDecor land that is heading there. I know Toni of White Crafty Cakes is going. I think it would be great if we could all meet if possible.

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Making a cake in a compressed timeframe

So I usually take 3 days to make a cake. I bake on day one, ganache on day 2, cover and decorate on day 3. I have to do a cake for the end of the month where I only have 1 day to make it. Has anyone had any problems with making a cake from...

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Rotating Display Stand

I looking for a battery operated turntable that only needs to rotate a 5 lb dummy cake. I have searched everywhere I can think of and kind seem to find one that does not cost $100 or more. Does anyone know of any turntables? I was considering...

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I would like to sell my Wilton pans

I finally decided to upgrade my Wilton pans and would like to sell them if anyone is interested. Maybe a newbie can make use of them. I have : 2×10 (2 pans), 2×8 (2 pans), 2×6 (2 pans), 3×6 (1 pan). These are all round Let me know if you are...

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Wow the colors changed!

I was surfing the site and all of a sudden the colors changes….LOL I think I like this better. A little bit easier to read than the white text. Thanks Michal and gang for continuously improving the site.

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Where can I get diamond ribbon?

I need to get some diamond ribbon that I want to use on my very first cake. I found this site called sparkles make it special. (http://www.sparklesmakeitspecial.com/diamond-mesh-wrap/silver/4-row/). Has anyone ever heard of them? Does anyone...

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Getting rid of un-needed baking supplies

So I was thinking since a HUGE amount of decorators come to this site it would be cool if we had an area to swap or sell un-needed baking supplies to each other. Since we don’t yet (hint hint Michal) I thought I would just start a post that I...

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I need white chocolate ganache help

I usually only make milk chocolate ganache and decided to cover my dummies in white chocolate to get a smooth finish before I put my fondant on. I think this may have been a mistake. The white chocolate was hardening before I could smooth it...

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Question on how to make a ballet tutu

So I am thinking about my next competition cake and I was thinking of making a ballet tutu cake and I am not sure what to use to make the skirt look like tulle. Does anyone have any ideas??? I am so addicted to competitions now….LOL

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Great American Cake Show

Is anyone heading to the Great American Cake Show on 10/19 – 20? I would love to meet up with fellow cakers if anyone was interested. Let me know I will be there all weekend since I am entering a cake.

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Glow in the Dark

A while ago I saw a food network challenge where Kaysie Lackey made her cake glow in the dark. I can’t remember what she used to do it. I want to try to make a cake glow in a few months and was wondering if anyone remembered or knew how to make...

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Cake Decorator of the Week

I may get stoned and harrased for posting this but I feel it needs to be said. I always saw the cake decorator of the week as a way to pay homage to the very talented people on this site and also to display talents of those hidden treasures....