Maureen

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Can ganache be frozen?

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...

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Too Early to Cover???

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...

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40th bday cake- pop culture ideas needed

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...

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40th Bday Nursing theme- ideas needed!!!!!

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.....

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Where to buy chocolate for ganache

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...

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Pictures posting upside down

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...

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Looking for ideas- Moving cake- from NY to St. Louis

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-...

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Hard Time Working with Modeling Chocolate

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...

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Looking for ideas for Bart Simpson being naughty- (ha)

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...