Cake Decorating Business

Would you like to start cake decorating business? Post your questions, tips or ideas here.

140 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Looking for ideas and advice for fundraising

I`ll be helping to raise some money over the summer for one of my sons friends. They were best friends through nursery and primary school and even though they go to different schools now, they remain close friends. My son`s friend also happens to...

523 views, 0 by Caz

dealing with abusive hotel staff

Please tell be I’m not the only one who has had a run in with a hotel owner / staff. I just got off the phone shaking and almost burst into tears. Its a week before the wedding and I have finally got the contact’s details at the hotel from the...

224 views, 0 by AB Cake Design

AB Cake Design

Starting out!

Hi there, I have been a hobby baker for 20 years and have now decided to try and make a business out of it. Am I mad? L x

490 views, 0 by Hayhay321

Hayhay321

How to price for individual sugar flowers

Hi all, I had someone ask if I could just make a few sugar flowers for them. It sounds like they’ll have their own cakes but want help with the decorations to go on the cake itself. How would you price out something like that? I guess it would...

510 views, 3 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Liability Insurance for Home Bakers

Hello bakers, If you work out of your home in the U.S., do you carry any type of liability insurance to protect you against possible lawsuits? I have come across several articles on the subject, and they all suggest that bakers should protect...

213 views, 0 by Simmz

Simmz

pricing cupcakes in euro's

Hi fellow cakers I have a question regarding cupcake pricing — I was asked to make 30 cupcakes with buttercream swirls and fondant leaves — I told a price of 2 euro’s per cup cake — but as I knew the lady for a long time I told her I’ll give her...

405 views, 13 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Change of ID - still me :)

Hi all, Just a quick note to say I’ve changed my ID from “Edible Art by Sawsen” to “Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)” to match my Facebook & trading name. In other news, sorry it’s taking me so long to view your cakes on here 😶 I’ve...

1,087 views, 2 by keiracakesthis

keiracakesthis

Local Business profiting from Craftsy copycat workshops!

While browsing a very popular local cake business’ Facebook page (109k+ likes!) that gives workshops, I was stunned to find they give group workshops to people wanting to learn different techniques copying Craftsy classes blatantly! Until now,...

352 views, 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Website help

How many of you operate a cake business and a blog? Do you design your own website? I design my own website, so the landing page must operate to direct people who want to purchase a cake in that direction, and when my blog is published, take...

578 views, 0 by I Dream Of Cake.....

I Dream Of Cake.....

To make your business known

Hi guys, i am having a hard time getting customers , i don’t know how to advertise my cakes, so please if you could help me out , i will be very grateful.

307 views, 0 by Oaktreebakes

Help and assistance

Hi Cheryl here from oaktree bakes. I’m really new here and have only just started my business from home really small but looking for ways to increase my clients and help would be appreciated thank you x

390 views, 1 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

5 tier wedding cake???

So I’ve been asked to do a 5 tier cake. She said she’s having trouble finding someone to do it….. I’ve only done 3 tier cakes. Could I actually do it ???? Lol :) how hard is it? Anybody done one? Advice? Should I say no? It’s basically just cakes...

363 views, 0 by Misssbond

Extending and expanding!

Hi, I want to get my cakes out there but I don’t want to set up a shop/store. Which methods have worked for all you amazing bakers and decorators? Word has spread. Friends of friends contact me now so things are progressing, slowly. I have a...

195 views, 1 by Bakery Butler

Bakery Butler

Target LOCAL searches on Google for better traffic!

Hey everyone. I have seen a few posts about getting more web traffic and I wanted to share this article. The trick is to use these 3 easy steps to get higher local search rankings. Take a look! ...

305 views, 0 by Sara from Sugarize

Sara from Sugarize

Advice for my first 2 wedding cake orders please!

Hi All, I’ve just had my first two wedding cake orders confirmed (yay!) I’ve had the clients sign detailed wedding contract forms, but I’m still a little unsure of a few things.. 1) What methods does everyone use to transport their larger...

264 views, 0 by Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Iphone cake wanted - anyone near Malvern?

I’ve had a request for an IPhone cake but the person is based in Malvern so to far for me. If anyone is able to help and make this style of cake and is closer can you let me know. They need it for July. Thanks, Alpa :)

33,896 views, 4 by Laura Loukaides

Laura Loukaides

Working with Chocolate Ganache

Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could help me out a bit. You see, I’ve been wanting to start using Chocolate Ganache in my cakes for a while, a change from using Butter-cream all the time, but I need to know a little more about it before I...

484 views, 0 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

first wedding cake consultation!

hi…. so ive got my first “real” consultation on Saturday! Ive had a couple “consultations” before, but I had made cakes for them before, so no tastings, just design. Any of you professionals have any advice to give me? Id reallllllyyy...

411 views, 0 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Cake drop-off without anyone to sign for it

Hi all, Just wondering what you’d do in this case: when you come to drop off the cake at the wedding hall, but there’s nobody present (or willing) to sign a handover to say it was delivered safely. This happened to me yesterday, the event...