Cake Decorating Business Forum

1,573 views, 0 by Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Running a cake business during the school holidays

Hi, I don’t think I am alone in dreading the school holidays and trying to juggle looking after the kids and dealing with cake orders especially when its the height of wedding season. I started this thread so maybe those out there who have...

254 views, 0 by T Coleman

Working with Event Planners

Hello, For those of you who work closely with Event planners, do you give them special discounts? If so, do you find this to be profitable?

450 views, 0 by Abc art bake cakes

Fee criteria when you are teaching but hosted by someone else

How to talks about payment 1) we should talk on percentage if yes than what should be the ratio 2) we should fix a amount before (nevertheless how many student) 3) cost of stuffs required should be beared by whom I may should silly but I very...

228 views, 0 by palakscakes

Business using common kitchen space or commercial kitchen

Hello, I live in PA. I am looking to set baking business using common space kitchen or commercial kitchen ranting. What licenses do I need to set up cake business? Any one has experience business set up with commercial kitchen?

858 views, 10 by Jessica MV

Jessica MV

My new online cake school is launched!

Hi everyone! I’m happy to let you know my new website with video courses in cake decorating and flower making has been officially opened. And here is the link: https://cakejess.com/ If you want to learn the new edible medium that can create...

699 views, 1 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Posting on Cakes Decor

I wasn’t actually sure which forum topic to post this under, as its not a site issue or a business issue… :D I was swimming through my CD notifications, and there was something that seems to be the norm for most people on Cakes Decor – there is...

34,726 views, 5 by Priscilla

Priscilla

Pricing Cakes & getting told it's to expensive.. Sheesh!

So… I decided to give someone a good deal i think on a 2 tier all fondant and let’s not forget 4 angry bird fondant figures I have to make along with cupcakes for $145.00 to me that’s a great deal! For someone to say well that’s to much money...

451 views, 2 by Sweet Dreams by Heba

Sweet Dreams by Heba

STOLEN PHOTOS?!

It’s another website apparently stealing your photos! Have a look at their FB page :/ https://www.facebook.com/lecupcakeperu/

575 views, 0 by carteycakes

Hobby baking

Hello, a friend has asked me to make some cakes for her sewing course. I literally only make cakes for friends and family and although I would like to create a business at some point, I’m not there yet. My question is do I have to register, get...

470 views, 5 by jen lofthouse

jen lofthouse

Been away for so long

Hi ever I have been away for months now I have been so busy but I’m back to see all your amazing creations x x

445 views, 0 by Kylie @ Nothing Sweeter Than Cake

Kylie @ Nothing Sweeter Than Cake

Getting your pictures onto Pinterest

HI everyone, I struggle with technology, and was wondering if someone can tell me how you get your cake pictures onto pinterest.? Thank you

696 views, 0 by kmac

My Business Dilemma

Hello The name of my cake decorating business is Cakes By Kerry. Overtime, I found myself wanting to do more. Apart from cakes, I sell gumpaste flowers. In light of this, I want to expand as time goes by in the following areas: Gumpaste...

669 views, 0 by Mucchio di Bella

Mucchio di Bella

Newbie in town

Hello everyone! I have been “dormant” in creating cakes and cookies for a while for my family was adjusting (and still is) to our new home. From sunny Philippines to cold Midwest, USA, it has been quite an experience moving in the dead of winter....

1,407 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Best way to build up your cakes portfolio

Hello Everyone! This is one of my first official posts and I am really excited to meet everyone and get some advice from all of you successful, amazing bakers out there. I recently started moving on from hobby baking for friends and family to...

1,985 views, 2 by Taartjes van An (Anneke)

Taartjes van An (Anneke)

Plagiarism

Here in the Netherlands there’s a ‘company’ that uses cakepictures of other, often famous, bakers as if they were made by herself. For example; she posted a picture of a cake from Cortons & Crumbs and there were people who gave her...

1,230 views, 0 by Charlotte

Help - first wedding cake costing

Hi everyone. I have recently set up my own cake making business after making cakes for friends and family for over 3 years. I have had my first request for a wedding cake price but am really struggling! I have worked out it will cost around £110...

866 views, 1 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Special Cakes...not so special budgets!

Guys, I really need your help…hearing from a lot of different decorators would be seriously appreciated! I won’t be able to get into all of the gory details but I really need to get some “real world” counseling from trusted source. Please...

11,133 views, 2 by Bakermama

Bakermama

Cake Boss Software

Sorely tempted to purchase the Cake Boss software. Any of you cakers use it / love it / do or do not recommend it?? Thanks!

721 views, 1 by GGirl

GGirl

Selling!

Hey guys For those who have started selling I need some advice… I am new to baking and have not yet learnt a lot of flavours. Right now I only bake chocolate, vanilla and velvet cakes and haven’t started using fondant. I only use buttercream!...

994 views, 22 by Magda's Cakes (Magda Pietkiewicz)

Magda's Cakes (Magda Pietkiewicz)

My new logo :)

Hi CD friends :) I just wanted to show you my new logo. So happy with it, beautiful watercolor and it includes my surname as well :)