Cake Decorating Business Forum

84 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...

186 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...

274 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

228 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

393 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...

355 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....

819 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...

1,752 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...

942 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...

631 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...

10,657 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!

500 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!...

710 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 :)

307 views, 0 by Kimmy's Kakes

Kimmy's Kakes

Got scammed and would like your advice or opinion!

A new “client” stole someone’s credit card and purchased a cake from me. I was paid through PayPal and after their investigation, they reimbursed the woman whose credit card was stolen and they deducted the amount I was paid for the cake. I don’t...

911 views, 0 by lisssa

Business plan help

I am looking to open a bakery this year. Can you please help me out how to do a business plan. Do you rent or own the place? And what is the range size of a bakery… with 2-3 tables thank you!

374 views, 0 by Kitty91

Getting started

How do you get started in selling cakes? Is it word of mouth? How do you get people coming to you and wanting you to make them cakes? I live in a small town if that helps any. Thanks!

508 views, 0 by Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Creating Videos

Hi All. For those of you who create video tutorials of your work, what software do you use to edit your videos? And how do you go about speeding up sections of your video and cutting from one place to another. I was thinking of having a go, but...

665 views, 3 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Do You Cover Up...?

I don’t know about you – but as much as I love cooking and baking shows on TV, one of the things that drives me up the wall is that almost nobody covers their hair! I am super neurotic about someone finding a hair in one of my cakes or cupcakes...

871 views, 0 by Kara

Help!!!

Ive had this cake client for over a year. She sends countless pictures and wants quotes for each with different sizes.. okay.. will do. She tells me every time that she doesn’t like my prices. She sends me cake sizing charts.. other people’s work...

1,020 views, 0 by The Cake Venue

The Cake Venue

How can one gain more customers/business

Hi guys! So I’m a very new baker. About 4 months now. I found myself sitting in front the T.V everyday after work, bored out my mind!!! I felt like there must be more to my life to just work and t.v! ugh! So i came across a Youtube Video of a...