Cake Decorating Business

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

424 views, 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

help please Business name

hi im a new out here (0 days). seriously tanking of starting out my cake business and wondering if you can help me out to pick a name as my partner and I struggling :( he thinks its a great name XS Sugar I think Little Bliss Cakes and sweet...

537 views, 0 by Charlene - The Red Butterfly Bakery xx

Charlene - The Red Butterfly Bakery xx

I've only a few hours left so I am shamelessly canvassing for votes! xx

http://www.blueorchid.co.uk/rochdalesbs/nominee/red-butterfly-bakery Hi All, I promise this is the last post I will annoy you all with regarding this lol! I’ve been nominated for a Local Hidden Gem Award (In Rochdale) which is an award to...

214 views, 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

cakes in press

hi ladies. im just starting out and don’t have many cakes to share yet but im working on my portfolio at the minute. I have big dream and big plans for my little cake passion to become big success. I guess there is lots of other cakers who...

871 views, 1 by Sharon

Sharon

Grocery store wedding cake....

Hello; I have owned my bakery for 35 years. Every so often something like this happens. A bride and her mother came into the bakery yesterday with a three tier wedding cake they just picked up from a big chain grocery store. They were both in...

523 views, 0 by bathcakecompany

bathcakecompany

Artistic Cake Decorator Required

Bath Cake Company are looking for a Cake Decorating Teacher to join their small team. Do you want to pass on your passion of cake decorating to others? Do you want to work for an exciting, fast paced, growing business? Do you want...

564 views, 0 by Domnaki's

Domnaki's

1st cake commission

Hi All, Last week I made my first cake commission for a colleague of mine. As I do cake decorating because I love it as a hobby and I use it to make my friends and family happy :) (and for the moment not at all as a business), I did not know...

724 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

how do you properly price your cakes

I’m having a lot of problems figuring out how to price my cakes I’m making to little or.no money pricing my cakes.now plz help

434 views, 0 by Van Earl's Cakes

Van Earl's Cakes

New business member here!

Just popping in to say Hi from the Philly area! Glad to be here!

475 views, 1 by Jennifer

Jennifer

Facebook limiting reach?

Ok….So my work used to reach lots of people…now like 300 hundred see my post…whats going on? People just not liking my work anymore:( Must I now pay to boost my post? I get about 90% of my work via facebook and depend heavily on my work to...

475 views, 0 by EverydayErrands

Looking for Pricing Guidance from Professional Cake Artists

Hi Everyone! I’m new here! My name is Katie Sutton and before anyone gets too excited I’m not looking to begin selling my cakes. My husband and I run an errand/ delivery service that we started in the early part of the year and we’re...

1,656 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Bare/Naked wedding cake prices??

Hello, I have been asked to quote for a 3 tier bare wedding cake with 3 layers of cake on each tier with jam and some kind of frosting filling decorated with fruit and flowers. I gave what I thought was a reasonable price including delivery and...

584 views, 0 by Nijo

Nijo

Name advice

Hi guys I am thinking of names for my baking business. Please give me ideas. I am not a very girly person so no pink, hearts type of names. I want it to be very creative. Some of the names I have though of: 1. Get baked 2. The rise of the...

514 views, 0 by The Empire Cake Company

The Empire Cake Company

Shocked someone would go this far

I’ve never had my photos stolen and re-watermarked or put on someone else’s facebook page (that I know of) but I’ve seen it happen to a lot of people and find it very irritating that people do it. Well this week I had something similar happen,...

324 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Thoughts on Dummy Cakes...

What are your thoughts on dummy cakes? For example, when someone wants a four (or more) tier cake but, only needs servings for much less than a four tier would serve. Do you do it? How do you charge? I’ve come across this several times in my...

438 views, 0 by Angel

Angel

Copyright Question...

Do you think its a copyright infringement if I do a replica of a car as a cake topper? I feel like it may be, but its not as if Volkswagen or BMW are selling kids party paraphernalia like Disney does…

376 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

What do you think about the proposed 'sugar tax'??

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29212780 I wondered what everyone’s views are on the proposed sugar tax that’s being called for in the uk? (see link above). I totally agree we consume too much sugar, and it’s bad for your health in large...

357 views, 1 by Mandy

Mandy

Cake design/ wedding exhibitions - tips needed.

Hi all, I have just decided to do a cook & cake salon in Toulouse in a few weeks time. This is an additional exhibition to a creative arts and crafts show which has been running for 13 years. This year they have added a complete salon...

605 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

How to price your cakes

How do you price your cakes? Would it be too expensive for a 10" chocolate cake filled with a whole cheesecake covered with fondant and a soccer ball on top for $70? Need tips pls…

590 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Have you ever wanted to tell a client "oh no not that style again"

Have got back from a meeting with a lovely couple who wanted to talk about their wedding next year and get an idea of a cake. Great I thought, something different to get my teeth into, until she said she wanted a cascade of red and white roses...

648 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Feelings about copying others work?...

Well, myself personally, I think it’s ok as long as you don’t tell anyone that it’s your original design. There are millions of cake pictures on the web and brides are always bringing me pictures of cakes they like. Most of my brides do take...