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|430 days ago||
DIAPER BAG CAKE - 0 replies
Does anyone have a tutorial on how to make a diaper bag cake? I’ve been asked to do a Juicy Couture baby bag and I’d like to see what type pans I can use – they are having 100 people, but there’s no way I can make a bag that large. I’m suggesting doing the bag plus a sheet cake on the side. All suggestions/com...
|434 days ago||
Homer Simpson Tutorial - 0 replies
Does anybody have a Homer & Marge Simpson tutorial, or know where I can find one? I need to make a Groom’s cake with Homer & Marge Simpson and I would love to have some direction as to how to make them – I can wing it, but since I don’t have much time, it would make it sooo much easier if I could hear from someone who&...
|435 days ago||
Simple Syrup & Cakes - 2 replies
Hi, everybody, I normally use simple syrup on all of my cakes, but I always wonder if I put too much – which hasn’t been the case yet, but I still worry! I recently read in a post that the ratio should be 3-4 tbsp of simple syrup for every egg – in other words, if you use 3 eggs in your batter, you need b/w 9-12 tbsp of syru...
|483 days ago||
Kuromi-Hello Kitty Cake - 2 replies
Hello, bakers, I have been asked to make a Hello Kitty/Kuromi-My Melody cake for a 1 year old. If anybody has done one before and has any instructions on how to make the little Kuromi-My Melody characters, I’d appreciate hearing from you. Many thanks. Funfetti Cakes :))))
|503 days ago||
Cupcake Prices - 7 replies
Hello bakers, I may have an opportunity to sell cupcakes to a local deli – but I am at a loss as to how much to charge. I’ve checked around and it seems that $24/dozen is the going rate for some of the bakeries in my area – but if that’s the retail price – I would have to charge the owner less, so she can make a pr...
|514 days ago||
My cakes are too dense - 9 replies
Hi, Bakers, I’m looking for a good vanilla cake recipe from scratch – I’ve tried several, but for some reason, the texture of my cakes always seem too dense. The flavor is great, but I can’t quite get the texture right. I’ve tried All Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, sifting, not sifting, measuring exactly as the r...
|538 days ago||
BEER MUG CAKE - 1 reply
HELP… I’d LOVE to make my husband a “Beer Mug” cake with a suspended beer can on top. I can use an empty beer can, but I’m not sure how I can get it suspended. I also need help on the actual mug! If anybody has a tutorial or some sort of instruction on how to do it – I’d be forever GRATEFUL!!! Th...
|543 days ago||
RECIPE CONVERSION - 4 replies
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. Any suggestions? I need it for next week… :)))))) https://w...
|557 days ago||
Air Brush Systems - 4 replies
Hi, bakers, I’m sure this question has been asked before – probably many times… but I’m ready to purchase an Airbrush system and wanted to get advice from those of you who use it often. KopyKake and Fat Daddio’s have come up as systems that are fairly good – I’m anxious to get one and start practic...
|674 days ago||
CALLING ALL WEDDING CAKE BAKERS! - 7 replies
My daughter just got engaged and I’m already thinking about her wedding cake – If you have a “favorite” wedding cake that you have done, or want to contribute any ideas or suggestions that would make my life less stressful if I decide to make the cake myself, I would LOVE your input. If she chooses one of your cakes I PR...
|705 days ago||
Banana Cake - 4 replies
Hi, Bakers, I need a FABULOUS banana cake recipe for cupcakes – I’m doing an anniversary cupcake tower and lots of people will be in attendance at this party (awesome for networking) – LOL. All recipes will be welcome… :)
|710 days ago||
HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2 replies
I would like to thank all the baker friends I’ve made throughout 2011 for their support, tips and advice on how to be the best cake designer I can be. May 2012 be everything you want it to be and may we continue to be a family of cake creators bringing smiles to those we meet. Happy New Year – Cheers!
|720 days ago||
Max & Ruby Cake - 10 replies
HELP… I’ve been asked to do a Max & Ruby cake and I can’t find any tutorials to make the little rabbits look like themselves – I’m having a bit of trouble getting their faces just right – has anybody done one of these cakes before that can give me some hints… I’m running out of time and I don...
|759 days ago||
TORSO-LESS Wedding dress cake - 3 replies
Hi, everybody, I’ts me again… I need to make a wedding dress cake for a bridal shower. i saw a tutorial on how to make one, but I am having a terrible time getting the “torso” to come out – does anybody know if they sell torsos so I would only have to make the top of the dress in fondant – OR, if you have ...
|761 days ago||
LINGERIE BRIDAL SHOWER - 0 replies
I’ve been asked to do a cake for a “Lingerie Bridal Shower.” I have a couple of ideas already, but wanted to know if anyone had ever done a “nightie” on a cake – I want to do something really spectacular because this will be a great opportunity for me to get my name out as a cake designer. My daughter-in-l...
|762 days ago||
CAKE OUT OF A BOX (REALLY GOOD) - 2 replies
Hello, bakers, with the holidays upon us, many of us will be busy and while most of us would prefer to make cakes from scratch, if you find yourself in a pinch because you’re missing ingredients – here’s a recipe I’ve used many times that uses a cake mix from a box – it’s delicious, moist and you will never te...
|767 days ago||
CAKE FOR AN ENGINEER - 4 replies
ATTENTION ALL BAKERS… I need help coming up with a cake decorating idea… One of my friends is moving his business (Engineering/Architecture) to a new location. He will be having a party to celebrate the ocassion and I agreed to bring the cake. I would like to make something spectacular (OK – maybe just really nice) incorporat...
|768 days ago||
How to get customers... and price your cakes right! - 30 replies
I know this may sound silly, but how do you get a cake business started from home? In Florida, they just passed the Cottage Food law, which allows bakers to create and sell cakes from home (with some restrictions). Other than word of mouth, or handing out business cards, is there another proven method? If anybody knows of a good (and reason...
|768 days ago||
LOOKING FOR A DENSE CAKE - 9 replies
My son is graduating in December and I’m making a cake with a couple of books – since I will need to do some carving, I’m looking for a recipe for a dense cake – like the ones used for weddings – I’m open to all suggestions. Thanks!