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1,465 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

RECIPE CONVERSION

Hi, everybody – do any of you have a way to convert a recipe to make a larger cake? I have a recipe that makes (2) 9"cakes, but I need to make (2) 10" cakes – I could increase the recipe x 1.5, but I’m afraid that may not be the right ratio. ...

13,845 views, 1 by Lainie

Lainie

"Sand" for beach themed cake

Hi! I was wondering if anyone can help me. I have a beach themed cake coming up and I wanted to have one tier look like it was made out of sand. I was thinking of using crushed graham crackers, but i don’t know what to use to adhere it to...

2,277 views, 1 by Jess B

Jess B

Keeping Display cakes clean

For those of you that have display cakes I need some help. I end up having to dust mine all the time to make sure they are perfectly clean. How do you keep yours looking good. I’ve been told to use an air can to blow the lint etc away. Any other...

4,821 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

How to make plum and lilac

Hello everyone, Could you help me out I need to color my icing to a plum color and a lilac. I can’t quite get the shade I want all I have for purple color is violet, and that is all that is available in stores around here. Can anyone help? Thanks

3,057 views, 0 by Lize van den Heever

High heel shoe cutters/shapers/moulds

I was wondering if anyone can recommend a good (but not to expensive?) cutter/shaper/mould set for making big (real size) high heel shoes? I am in South Africa, and just cannot find anything locally, so will probably have to order from the UK or...

2,863 views, 0 by Wandee

Fondant deco on top of cream cheese frosting

Hi! lately i have a problem with my fondant deco. I made 2 dozen of red velvet with cream cheese frosting and using fondant decoration on top of cream cheese frosting. The fondant deco is brightly colored few hours later the fondant deco starts...

3,465 views, 0 by Janiepie

Janiepie

Kids Classes

I’d love a little feedback from you cakers. I’ve been thinking about teaching a little course of cake decorating or cupcakes to little girls in my backyard shop. I was thinking of starting with ages 6-10 and something very simple. What would...

1,668 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Party cakes vs. Wedding cakes

Do you guys charge different for party cakes and wedding cakes? Or do you use a base price?

1,094 views, 0 by Ann-Marie Youngblood

Ann-Marie Youngblood

Encouraging blog post!

This is a great article for those of us who have met with a cake disaster and need some encouragement and know the right way to handle it. Check it and share it! We all need to know we are not a lone and that things will be Ok again! ...

1,849 views, 0 by Latrell

Latrell

Cake Decorating as a Business

I was curious for all of you who does this business, what advice would you give a person just starting out? I know in the beginning it would not be a wise decision to take this on fulltime, but one day would like to do that. Is the cake...

3,019 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Ateco 612 Turntable

I have a question for those of you who have the Ateco turntable. I finally decided to invest in a good turntable. I just bought the Ateco 612. I just received it and when I put it together and gave it a spin I noticed it had a slight wobble. ...

1,966 views, 0 by Sandy

Sandy

Vanilla custard filling???

Hi everyone!!! I need some help please. Does anyone have a delish vanilla custard cake filling recipe???? If so would you PLEASE share. Thank in advance :)

1,096 views, 0 by Bakermama

Bakermama

Alcohol in cakes??

I have a wedding cake due in a couple of weeks~ the couple wants one of the tiers to be a margarita cake with strawberry margarita filling (which they’ve asked me to create a recipe using a jar of their homemade strawberry margarita jam, their...

1,373 views, 0 by DWARE

Need Bubble Guppies Cake in South Jersey/Philly area

I’ve been trying to find someone to make a custom Bubble Guppies cake for my son’s 1st birthday. It seems that anyone who has good prices and does great work is out of State and way too far. Anyone out there near Philly or South Jersey...

1,052 views, 0 by cakes by khandra

cakes by khandra

pink ruffle cake

could everyone please take a minute and vote for my cake please :) it would mean soo much to me <3 http://apps.facebook.com/?amyatlasevents/PhotoContests/?View/573/5276

1,128 views, 0 by Elba

Sugar free weding cake

Help! Is sombody have a sugar free cake recipe for a weding cake? They are diabetics. Thank you.

1,406 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

Doing outdoor events

I was wondering if there is anyone here who’s done an outdoor event yet? Like a having a booth or table at a fair or something similar? If so, how do you plan and organize everything? What do you chose to display and sell? What quantity do you...

1,176 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Ball tool

Hi Everyone, Just wondering what everyone’s preference is when it come to ball tools. I use the plastic kind, just the one that comes in the wilton sets. However I find the seem on the ball part it causing a lot of problems for me with things...

1,312 views, 0 by Vic

Vic

One airbrush to rule them all

Model KIT – G23 – 22 master Airbrush I have a dual action trigger. How do we change from one color to another? Thank you. Also, how do you “know” for example one batch of 13 cupcakes, how much color does one need for that and how do you...

872 views, 0 by cakes by khandra

cakes by khandra

Kitchenaid stand mixer giveaway

here is an awesome kitchenaid stand mixer giveaway from crissy on facebook, go and enter!! http://bit.ly/L10rlA