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1,632 views, 0 by Mikooklin's Cakery

Mikooklin's Cakery

Pattern for bridal shower cupcakes

Does anyone have or know where I can get a pattern to make lapels for a “tux” and a bridal top for cupcakes. I want something like this. The very last picture on the page. Thank you for all your help!! ...

2,617 views, 0 by Kari Prichard

Kari Prichard

"red" fire truck from cars

Okay so I have to make the fire truck from movie cars. He isn’t your normal long fire truck. He’s more squarish in the back. Need to feed 30 people. Anyone ever made this cake and have any pointers. I haven’t done a carved 3d cake so I’m nervous....

1,366 views, 0 by CrystalMemories

CrystalMemories

Business Paperwork/Pricing Sheet

So, I’m thinking of possibly making a go of this cake deco business since several of our amazing decorators are moving this year. I know that I need to come up with my own pricing/standards, etc. But is there a website (free or reasonably...

3,667 views, 0 by Ann-Marie Youngblood

Ann-Marie Youngblood

Where to Purchase "I Do" flag cupcake topper

I was wonder where to purchase a little flag cupcake topper that says I Do on it! Like these cupcakes from Cotton & Crumbs...

822 views, 0 by cakes by khandra

cakes by khandra

notification help

When ever I recieve a comment on a photo of mine or on my forum topic I have to look at every photo or topic to see if I had got a comment, is there a way in the settings that you can change so this site can tell you, like as a notification, that...

1,020 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

How to incorporate a shoe on a wedding cake

Hi wonderful cakers I have been asked to make a wedding cake which is three suitcases stacked up; bride and groom sitting on the top, and a figurine of their dog on the second tier reaching up to the top tier. The bride has also given me a...

1,253 views, 0 by CrystalMemories

CrystalMemories

Bunting Material?

I want to put a bunting on my next cake, but I mostly only see fabric or paper buntings. In my head I was doing it with gum paste/fondant (with the exception of the string and sticks). Would that work or would they be too heavy? I hate to waste...

1,378 views, 0 by Janiepie

Janiepie

Source for flavorings

Does anyone have a good economic site for ordering flavors and extracts online?

1,622 views, 0 by Sweets By Monica

Sweets By Monica

A Good King Cake Recipe

I was wondering if anyone has made a king cake before. I live near New Orleans and I have people ask me all the time, “Do you make king cake?” It is a huge tradition here and my customers say they would love it if I could make those for them too.

1,964 views, 0 by CrystalMemories

CrystalMemories

How much to charge for a cake topper?

So, I have an order to just do a cake topper. The client is moving and wants to transport it to their next location and have it on hand when they get there to place on a cake. They want a 6″×6″ flat square that is fairly simple. What would you...

6,068 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Kitchen Aid Mixer or Cuisinart SM-70 7-Quart Stand Mixers

I’m looking to get a bigger mixer. I have the Kitchen aid 5 qt and it’s the go to for mixers but checked out the cuisinart. The cuisinart is half the price. Does it matter? Could use your experience/opinions. Thank you.

2,517 views, 2 by tortacouture

tortacouture

Top 3

This is mainly for Michal, but if anyone agrees then feel free to say (or if you don’t agree then feel free also). I don’t like that the number of views is counted as part of the algorithm for picking the top 3 cakes. I don’t think it has ANY...

5,058 views, 0 by Tiffany Palmer

Tiffany Palmer

Issues with buttercream cracking...

Recently I have been having real issues with my buttercream icing cracking. I use a crusting buttercream and viva to smooth. It always comes out nice and smooth but any movement at all once the cake is decorated and it seems to get cracks in it...

18,358 views, 1 by pink sugar frosting

pink sugar frosting

icing made with sugar and gelatin powder

hello cake friends .does any one know about the icing which is made with confectionery sugar and gelatin powder and its dries rock hard like gum paste but for a gum paste we have to let it dry for a few days and this one dries instantly

3,547 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

getting "sharp" edges on your fondant

ok, i know this has come up already and Torta has made a turtorial and given some fantastic advice! but i think i found a product that will make some of your fondant decorating a little easier. i found this product but was a little reluctant in...

1,059 views, 0 by countrybumpkincakes

countrybumpkincakes

RIBBON SIZE

what size ribbon does everone recommend/use regularly for wedding/chritening cakes stuck between getting a 15mm or 25mm(their 25metre rolls so want to make sure get right one) many thanks for any input :)

3,203 views, 1 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

Mold Putty

I am wanting to make my own molds in the most inexpensive way. I have heard of using “EasyMold Silicone Putty” from Michaels, but it is not available at my Michaels. Also, someone said in a review of said product that they would recommend...

1,004 views, 0 by MommyJan

Bakugan

Has anyone got advise for a simple bakugan cake topper for an 8-yr old boy? thanks in advance

1,148 views, 0 by Sharon Zambito

Sharon Zambito

Hi everybody!

Hello everyone! Just discovered your wonderful site. happy to be here! Sharon Zambito

2,906 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Chocolate cigarellos & roses

Hi all I have a cake to do coming up which involves a lot of chocolate cigarellos and chocolate roses (both white and dark – with molding chocolate). I haven’t done much work with chocolate to date, so if anyone has any pointers or words of...