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|18 days ago||
Can ganache be frozen? - 4 replies
So after a long weekend of sweet sixteen cakes—ugh (Ill post those pics soon) I realized that I need to have extra ingredients/frostings/fillings/supplies- you name on hand. Can I make and freeze both chocolate and white ganache to use in the future?? Would the condensation effect the consistency? If it can be frozen- what s the best w...
|25 days ago||
Too Early to Cover??? - 3 replies
Hi Guys- I am doing two Sweet Sixteen Cakes- both are three tiered – one due on Friday afternoon and the other is due Sunday afternoon- I would like to try and get done asap- with time to spare- (never seems to happen for me -ugh!!) Is filling and covering with ganache today- Tuesday- too early for a Friday cake??? I would normall...
|72 days ago||
40th bday cake- pop culture ideas needed - 2 replies
So—wish I was still 40 but… Alas Im not—and wow 6 years seems to really make a difference in what was popular while growing up- ha Looking for ideas to add to a 40th bday cake- stuff that was popular growing up- from young—teens—kind of like a blast from the past cakes— So far I have—aqua net hairs...
|75 days ago||
Hi Guys— Reaching out for some ideas—ANY ideas!! Ha The cake is for this Saturday- a friend of a friend- so not a lot of personal info available to me—she is a nurse- who is taking a break from nursing (Im sure there is a story there but.. I don’t know what it is)—turning 40—we are all going to a mutual ...
|87 days ago||
Where to buy chocolate for ganache - 4 replies
Can you guys share where you buy your chocolate for making ganache— Also what brand/cocoa amount/ for both chocolate and white chocolate—Im trying to improve my ganaching skills—and Im realizing that using the Nestle chips is not helping- ha Thanks for any information Mo
|117 days ago||
Pictures posting upside down - 3 replies
I was finally going to post quite a few pictures of past cakes and cupcakes- from my iPad- but they are posting upside down—any suggestions on how to fix this?? Or why it is happening?? Thanks for any info—figures- I finally get up the courage to post some photos and its not working- ugh Mo
|269 days ago||
Hi Guys- I am at a loss- I’m looking for ideas for a cake for a couple moing from NY to St. Louis- He has been appointed a Federal judge and she has various interests- dancing, travel, languages- Design doesn’t have to include those things- just thought I would add- it is probably for about 50 people ANY suggestions would b...
|277 days ago||
Hard Time Working with Modeling Chocolate - 6 replies
Hi Guys- I’m hoping I can get some guidance- I have tried to use modeling chocolate on more than one occassion- with zero success. Anytime I try to use it to make figures or mix it 50/50 with fondant etc- it never works out- it stays too soft- doesn’t hold it’s shape—- How does everyone use this medium? and wha...
|294 days ago||
Hi Guys- I’m making a surprise 40th birthday cake for a friend- He LOVES the Simpsons- so I am making Homer lounging on the couch with a JETS jersey (another of the birthday boy’s favorites)- holding a remote and a Duff can of beer. The TV will be cake as well- withthe game (edible image I think) playing. I also wanted to add Bart...