I’ve been doing Cake Decorating for the last year, without any training. It is now a full-blown business and I’m so thankful for the talent I’ve been given, but still have lots to learn. One of my biggest questions is this: How do I price my cakes? How much profit do you ad? Unfortunately, some people do not realize the work that goes into making these wonderful creations. They think you just bake them and say some magic word and it is done. Now what is acceptable. ...
This is the icing recipe I use in my bakery for cupcakes and for filling Macarons 1pkg powdered whipped topping mix½ c. cold milk (International Delight French Vanilla coffee creamer works the best)2 to 2 and 1/2 cups shortening (hi ratio) add the 1/2 cup more if you like it creamiervanilla, almond or any other flavorings (I add to taste, not sure of exact amounts)¼ c. light corn syrup2lbs bag of powdered sugar Dissolve powdered whipped topping mix with milk in small bowl – it wil...
Caymancake’s Pink Velvet Cake Ingredients: 2 1/4 C all purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened (about 3/4 C) 1 1/2 C white sugar 4 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/4 C milk 8 oz white chocolate, melted Pink gel food colouring Directions: Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl and set aside. Beat butter with an electric mixer until smooth. Add sugar to the creamed butter and beat...
Very easy!!, 1.- On a round cookie, add Real Glase blue. 2.-With some red fondant make an oval and draw them smile.3.- Fill your cookie with the glass blue. 4.-Make 6 balls that will be the legs and make others 2 balls little bigger they will be our crab pincers, do also 2 white balls will be the eyes. 5.-Add all to our blue cookie and add details to the eyes and details on the blue background .. Good Luck and Enjoy!
Back in June, lovely Tracy James of Cotton & Crumbs fame travelled to Australia from the UK to conduct classes at Whimsical Cakehouse and to film video tutorials for Cake Masters. She packed in an amazing amount in her short time here and impressed everyone her stamina, warmth and enthusiasm. I was fortunate enough to meet with Tracy and interview her. Here she shares some wonderful insights into her world, the struggle to achieve a balance for work and home, Mother-guilt and some ...
This is another an easy decoration that can add some fun to your cake. First, roll two strips of different colour fondant. Twist strips together like shown on the picture below. Roll into a circle and put a little bit of edible glue in places. Press slightly using your roller. Insert wooden kebab stick that was dipped in edible glue. And, viola, you have your Lollipop decoration.
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!
Moretto (Chocolate biscuit, dose to a baking dish 24×34) 400 grams of sugar (cane also goes very well with chocolate) 350 grams of flour (also manitoba or mixed) 200 grams of cocoa 170 grams of butter 270 grams of whole milk 8 eggs 1 vanillin packet of yeast a pinch of salt Whip the eggs with the sugar until fluffy, add the butter and milk while continuing to mount. Begin to add the pinch of salt, flour, vanilla and then the cocoa and baking powder. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° fo...
Thank you for the wonderful year – now it’s time to rest. Please stop baking and decorating for a while, just sit and relax … spend the holidays with your family and friends ;).
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