As a young cake decorator with a very young career in the industry (less than a year), I was fortunate enough to be trusted to make a wedding cake for 130 guests. At first I was pretty excited that the bride would even consider me for the job; then as the days got closer, I started freaking out badly. I started asking myself what made me think I was able to pull this together, what was I thinking? Then a month months before the big day, the anxiety, and the nightmares started; but I kept tell...
Hi and if your reading this or looking at my cakes you will realise I’m not a pro and just starting out. So far I’m loving baking and creating cakes. The only problem I’m having at the moment is too many ideas lol I just want to make everything. I get an idea in my head of how I want it to look then put pencil to is per to design it and figure out what to use. So far it’s been hard everything doesn’t pan out smoothly but I see it as learning as I go along. I have...
Dear Sugar Diary, So today on the agenda are 84 cupcakes and a cake. My kitchen will smell like heaven starting this afternoon. =) Orders Going Out 2/25/2012: 1- Peanut Butter/Chocolate Cupcakes(12) 2-Banana/Caramel Cupcakes(6) 3-Coca Cola Cupcakes…..YES….COCA COLA!(6) 4-Vanilla/Vanilla Cupcakes(30) 5-Chocolate/Chocolate Cupcakes(30) 6- Vanilla Cake/Caramel Buttercream(15×11)half sheet) I am currently constructing a custom stand for a cupcake order&...
Dear Sugar Diary, Hey again! How is it going?? Things will be back to normal soon and I will blog more I promise! Thank you for still finding time to email me ! You all are always so encouraging and just awesome! I have been at my table making decorations while having my “forever full”cup of coffee and answering all your emails makes me smile. I know we are all online and in different parts of the country and world even but it really has sparked some friendships that make me w...
I just noticed that CakeDecorPros.com is one month young today. Woohoo, what a small milestone :). After one month I can proudly say that there are 633 cake decorators already in 41 countries and still growing – perfect! Thank you all for joining! For those who didn’t join us yet, feel free to sign up as well – basic listing is for free and If you would like to upgrade to Premium Listing to get more exposure, it’s only $2,49/month now! Use coupon code 1NTRO to...
Another week of our CakesDecor recipes contest is behind us and it’s time to do a random draw. Third week random winner of our stylish CakesDecor T-shirt is: smokwa with her Moist & Durable Cake for 3-D and Carved Cakes recipe Congrats Smokwa and thanks for posting your recipes. We will contact you soon. Don’t forget that you all still have a chance to win our T-shirts.
This is a video that I did a while ago on how to fix a broken meringue buttercream. I’m doing another one about a differnt way to do it, so this would be part one. I’ll post part two when I get the video done. This is a basic skill that everyone should know, because there will come a time when your buttercream needs to be rescued!
I’m very excited! I just got hired to make my first wedding cake ever. I was asked to make my cousin’s engagement party cake this past saturday. She liked it and that’s how she ended up asking me to make her upcoming wedding cake. I’m thrilled about it. I have about 6 months to get myself and my stuff together so I can do a great job for her. I know this cake, if I can pull it off will open doors for me. So I’m starting to get ready now so when the time com...
For those of you who have read my blog will know that my life and cake seem to follow disaster after disaster yet somehow I keep going and somehow it manages to work!!! Us cake decorators, we are a special breed …... we exist on lots of caffiene, little sleep and the appreciation of those we decorate cakes for. Despite the sleepless nights, we love what we do, and we do it, disasters or not!! So continues the story of my worst disaster to date…................. Always the pa...
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