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37,703 views, 5 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...

513 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...

486 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...

314 views, 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Business Relocation?

This was longer earlier, and getting no responses. Let me rephrase: Have any of you ever shelved your business temporarily to work for another bakery while you get the fine tuning and kinks out of your business model and to learn more? Have...

639 views, 1 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shipping cakes

I’m sure people have asked about this time and time again – but I’ve had a client ask me to ship a cake to them within the UK Has anyone had any success and did you find a great courier I’m struggling with suitable packaging and couriers ...

189 views, 0 by felicita

felicita

Barbie Orientale 2015

La mia ultima creazione .. Barbie Orientale 2015

267 views, 0 by Sweet Traditions

Has anyone used FLIP insurance?

Hi all, looking for the best most cost effective insurance. Has anyone used FLIP insurance? What was your experience? TIA

304 views, 0 by Natalian Konditoria

Natalian Konditoria

Anyone experienced in cooperating with gift delivery services?

Hi, Is here anyone who has any experience in cooperating with any international gift delivery service that offers their international clients an option to choose a cake as a gift in a certain country? I mean that your bakery operates as a...

401 views, 1 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Cake designs for this year?

Hi all, Just wondering how important it is to come up with new wedding cake designs for each year? I’ve noticed quite a few people I follow do this – is it a very helpful thing to do? I’m a way off from needing anything like this myself but...

325 views, 0 by Anne's Cakes For All Occasions

Hello from a Newbie

Hello everyone, my name is Anne and I joined the Forum today having come across it quite by accident. My business name is Anne’s Cakes For All Occasions; based at Hopton on Sea I personally deliver throughout East Anglia. With over 40 years’...

499 views, 9 by Blossom Dream Cakes - Angela Morris

Blossom Dream Cakes - Angela Morris

Professional Image

Hello all……I just wanted to share with you the wonderful gift I received from my eldest daughter! She knows how much I fuss over what I’m going to wear when I’m out delivering cakes (particularly wedding cakes) and the image I portray at...

275 views, 0 by Sunshinescakes

Can start Homebase cupcakes bakery

I’m in need of iinformation on hw to start and Homebase cupcake etc business. I would also like to knw where can I find free baking items. These are some of wht I need to start with free or cheaps. TIA.

623 views, 2 by Jenniffer White

Jenniffer White

Baker Faces Civil Rights Complaint For Refusing Anti-Gay Cake Order

In case you haven’t heard of this travesty yet in your little corner of the world: http://www.windstream.net/news/read/category/Top%20News/article/the_associated_press-baker_faces_complaint_for_refusing_antigay_message-ap I’m sure Marjorie...

655 views, 1 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...

1,305 views, 2 by Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Frozen cake - what about copyright?

Hi All, I am making a cake for a school fundraiser and as I rarely make character cakes I am still not a 100% sure where I stand on the whole copyright thing with Disney. If I make a cake with Sven and Olaf on the top am I going to get fined...

392 views, 0 by inspiratacakes

inspiratacakes

Copyright

I have been searching this site for information on copyright, it seems there are very few responses to posts on this topic! What I am really struggling with is it seems that so many cake companies are making Disney/Marvel/other character themed...

620 views, 0 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Is twitter worth doing?

Hello all you lovely cake makers. A new year fast approaches and i am thinking about whether to start using twitter. My husband bought me a domain for christmas and i am currently working on my website which is very exciting. It was also...

291 views, 0 by Beata Khoo

Beata Khoo

Wedding Fairs???

I was just wondering if many people have done Wedding Fairs? Is it worth doing it? do you get business from it? …. I have never done one and I have been trying to see any reviews however there are non or can’t find them… and some of them cost...

252 views, 1 by Angel

Angel

Pinterest

I’m sure many of us have Pinterest accounts – in fact I have three, two of them business accounts, with thousands of pins! Did you know though, that you can see what has been pinned from your website as well? You log into Pinterest as you...

390 views, 0 by Beata Khoo

Beata Khoo

Starting New Business

Hi Everyone, It took me quite some time to actually organise myself as Business.. After 2014 being so busy and juggling 2 jobs nursery and cakes its been very clear to me that I need to make a choice which way I need to go.. Quite scary to make...