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1,060 views, 0 by Janiepie

Janiepie

Flour brand

I need to buy less expensive flour if possible. What kind of flour do you use, do you buy in bulk and from where? Is “generic” flour any good compared to While Lily?

1,356 views, 0 by Shefali

Fondant on cake

Hi i am new to Fondant icing and was curious to know – do people eat the fondant covering the cake. I often find it is peeled off when people eat the cake. thanks

3,176 views, 0 by Elena Z

Elena Z

Advice/Ideas for a 30th Birthday/Superbowl party cake (female)

Hi everyone! I need help coming up with a simple but thoughtful cake idea for a girlfriend who is turning 30 and hosting a SuperBowl/Birthday party at her house. It’ll probably be for about 30 ppl and though I want it to be more for her...

1,136 views, 0 by Jess B

Jess B

Dummy/Display cakes

I am wanting to make my first display/dummy cake. I was wondering if any of you have done them yet and if so did you use royal icing or buttercream icing to stick the fondant to the dummy? Any help and tips is appreciated :-)

1,335 views, 0 by Kayleigh

Bride and groom topper?

I am making 60 cupcakes and an 8" cake for a weddin and they have just asked me if I can make a bride and groom topper to look like them for the cake, I just wondered if anyone had any idea how much you would charge for something like this as I...

1,000 views, 0 by Janiepie

Janiepie

buying big?

I have a small building in my yard for my part time caking. I was interested in buying wholesale ingrediants but don’t need a HUGE amount at the time. What do you do? Sooooo many trips to the grocery store get old AND expensive!

1,247 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

2012 Facebook Giveaway Winners

Today is the final day of our CakesDecor Facebook Giveaway and I would like to thank all of you, who participated in it. Here are the random draw winners (We’ve used random.org): Sweet Art Supplies Christa Bradfield Kohlhouse Little...

3,416 views, 0 by GabyK

Pazzles vs. Silhouette

Hello there! I’m planning to buy a cutter for my cake decorations, definitely the cricut cake is out of the picture because of the cartridges, but I found this 2 other options, the pazzles http://pazzles.net/store/ and the silhouette cameo...

975 views, 0 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

1,000 Decorators

We are now over 1,000 decorators! Yea for Cakesdecor.com and thank you again, Michal. Congratulations and thank you for letting us all be part of this great, exciting site! It rocks!

24,988 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Help! Cookie pricing

I was hoping that some of you ladies could help me. I have never sold cookies before and was wondering how to price them. A customer would like 24 stars with name on them packaged to travel with. Please help me!! Thank you!

2,621 views, 0 by Amanda Reinsbach

Amanda Reinsbach

MN Cottage Food Law

Hello to all the MN bakers out there! I am posting about the MN Cottage Food Law that is out there trying to get passed. Here is the information about it: I, petition my Minnesota state legislators to enact a Cottage Foods bill authorizing the...

1,566 views, 2 by tortacouture

tortacouture

Updated Ganaching, Covering, Smoothing and Stacking

Hey Guys, So I had posted a bit of a tutorial on here about how to get sharp edges on cakes, well I’ve just uploaded a very detailed tutorial on how I ganache, cover, smooth and stack my cakes in case anyone is interested. If you go to my...

1,388 views, 1 by Melissa

Melissa

Petal effect

Hello, fellow cakers~ Would anyone like to share how to do the petal effect technique, or point me in the direction of a tutorial? TIA!

1,131 views, 0 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

5000 cakes milestone

Woohoo, we have reached the milestone of 5000 cakes. What a great year it was. The worst is that it’s really difficult to choose an Editor’s Choice from so many top class cakes we have every day. Please don’t make it easy for me and keep them...

4,559 views, 1 by Rachel Skvaril

Rachel Skvaril

Stable Strawberry Cake Recipe

Hello ladies, I have a customer that want a carved cake and would like strawberry as the flavor. I have a strawberry cake recipe but I don’t think it will hold up well enough to being carved, covered with fondant and the base of a multi-tiered...

1,345 views, 0 by Sandy

Sandy

Ice cream cake

What is the best way to make a ice cream cake? What would be the best icing or buttercream or ganache???

1,891 views, 0 by Jessica

Jessica

Cream cheese frosting on upside down icing technique?

Hello! for those of you that ice your cakes upside down, has anyone done a cream cheese icing under the fondant? I know ones with a crisco base dont work but was wondering if anyone tried cream cheese.

1,511 views, 0 by Sandy Thompson

Sandy Thompson

CakeDecor Definitions

Hi all, if this question has already been answered or addressed…please ignore my post :-) Being new to this website, I’m still finding my way around :-) Is there a place on the forum that gives definitions of items on the site? I saw a...

2,833 views, 0 by Judy Remaly

Judy Remaly

Tax Season Decoration Ideas

I work at an accounting firm as my full time job…but baking and decorating is my passion. I have been asked to make cupcakes with an accounting theme and I am at a loss for ideas. If I was making a cake, it would be easier. Does anyone out...

1,185 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Chocolate wholesale/bulk sites - who has the best price in the USA?

Hi All, I’ve been on the hunt recently to find the best website in the USA where I can purchase Imported Chocolate (like Callebaut or Valhrona). So far I am concluding the GYGI seems to have the best prices. Where do you buy your imported...