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683 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Wanting to shout at a customer!

I made a handbag cake recently and the person that ordered it couldn’t collect so she sent a friend to come and collect it. When she arrived, it wasn’t boxed and was sat on the table. She seemed to be in a hurry and just said “oh is that the...

438 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

What am I forgetting? First bridal show

I have my first bridal show this weekend! It’s a small open house type event at a venue where there is only one vendor per category (one dj, one florist, one photo/video guy). They called me last week on Wednesday because the baker who signed up...

487 views, 2 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Rolkem Super Gold/ Silver - UK supply

Hi all, I now have a limited UK supply of the Rolkem Super 10ml gold & silver pots, and 50g (about 90ml) gold. Please go to the store tab on www.ffeabysawsen.com for details. There’s some info up about international postage too. Best...

1,265 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,...

497 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...

315 views, 0 by Debbie65

Cake table recommendations for a Wedding

I’m new to this site, and enjoy baking as a hobby. I have been asked to be one of 3 bakers for a Wedding in September. The guest list is 160 people. The bride would like guest to choose from a selection of 15 different 8-9 inch round cakes 12...

485 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...

366 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Any cake decorators in Southern California?

People often enquire about cakes but then realise they live nowhere near me and ask if I know of anyone else in their area. Is there a directory or map of cake makers anywhere…other than google then scrolling through them all? At the minute...

536 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...

656 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...

332 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

633 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...

684 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...

284 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...

485 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...

642 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.

351 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

438 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...

420 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...