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TUTORIALS ON LINE

Hello, bakers, I found great on-line class tutorials at www.craftsy.com The classes are usually $39.99, but they are running a special at $19.99 – once you purchase a class, you can sign in as many times as you want, watch the videos over and...

My first ever blog!

Hello cakey friends I am very new to this so please bare with me. :O) My name is Rachael, i am happily married with 2 young boys. i started decorating cakes for family and friends at the end of last year and im always looking for ways to...

CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Summer 2012 #2: Call for entries

Entry period of the CakesDecor Quarterly Awards – Summer 2012 is now officially open and will close on July 24th. There are already 22 Cakes submitted – click here to see them all. Here’s the theme again: ...

Leopard

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Cake Disasters #1: Cake Disaster

Yesterday sadly I experienced my first major cake disaster since I’ve started baking professionally. I must say it was sad and heart breaking, but I managed. I’ve had mishaps before where I’ve been able to fixed them on the spot. This particular...

Andes Chocolate Mint Ganache

I searched everywhere for a chocolate ganache recipe using Andes mints and really never found a good one. So, I made my own. It set up to a very nice consistency for me and hopefully it will for anyone else who tries it. I figured I’d go ahead...

Looking for a good pineapple cake recipe

My husband’s birthdand and our anniversary (same day) is Friday and he has asked me to make him a pineapple cake – I’ve never made one and I’m looking for a good recipe that I’ll be able to stack. I’m trying to make him a beer mug, which will...

Accordion cake Tutorial

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CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Summer 2012 #1: Announcement

*After long time of hard work we would like to proudly announce our first CakesDecor Quarterly Awards – Summer 2012 * The rules are simple and, like everything else at CakesDecor, there’s no fee to enter. The best part of this competition?...

How To Get Smooth Butter Cream that Stands up to Heat and Humidity

I have be decorating cakes for 3 months shy of two years now and have had many challenges decorating cakes in a climate that is always hot and humid. My little cake studio is just off of my office and I run the AC at about 77F to 80F (...