Wet texture on cakes

I believe I may have asked this before, so if I have, I apologize if I did (senior moment)… The last two or three times, I have noticed that the texture of my cakes is a little too wet for my comfort – I am not adding simply syrup, which could...

Glam Sticks for cake pops & cookies

Browsing through the web, I ran across “glam sticks.” To be honest, I had never seen or heard of them before – but what a wonderful idea – kudos to whoever thought of it first! You can purchase them on-line, but they are very easy to make – so...

MOLDS OUT OF LEFTOVER FONDANT

I just saw a video from Verusca Walker about making molds out of leftover fondant that was so interesting I thought I’d share it with you. You can see the actual video through YouTube. Take all of your leftover fondant from previous cakes and...

Printing of Tutorials

Hi, Michal – we are so blessed to have many talented cake designers willing to share their techniques – so I was wondering if it would be possible to add a PRINT button to the Tutorials page so that we can easily print out these instructions. ...

VANILLA CUPCAKE RECIPE WANTED

Hi, everybody, I just got a big order for vanilla cupcakes for a baby shower. I have a recipe, but I was wondering if anybody had a great recipe for vanilla cupcakes – I’ve been trying to get my foot in the door at this community and this is...

TUTORIALS ON LINE

Hello, bakers, I found great on-line class tutorials at www.craftsy.com The classes are usually $39.99, but they are running a special at $19.99 – once you purchase a class, you can sign in as many times as you want, watch the videos over and...

Looking for a good pineapple cake recipe

My husband’s birthdand and our anniversary (same day) is Friday and he has asked me to make him a pineapple cake – I’ve never made one and I’m looking for a good recipe that I’ll be able to stack. I’m trying to make him a beer mug, which will...

How to dry a gumpaste tiara

This is a record-short tutorial, but I thought I’d share it with you. Drying out gumpaste tiaras can be tricky since you want a concave shape. So, I found a very easy way. Here’s how: Materials: drying rack; styrofoam glass Cut two slits...

I need a Banana Cherry Cake Recipe!!!

Hi, bakers, if anyone has a cherry/banana cake recipe that you’d like to share, PLEASE, post it – you’ll be helping me out of a jam (no pun intended). I just got an order for a Mother’s Day cake and the client wants a white cake with a...

Disney Car 2 cake carving

Hi, everybody, I’m making a two-tier cake for a baby’s first birthday using the Disney Car 2 theme. As a added bonus, I’d like to make a small “smash cake” for the baby. I’ve seen the tutorials for the large car, but if anybody has any tips on...