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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies adapted from Joy of Baking Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ...

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anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals?

anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals for cake decorating toys? i was really hoping the KitchenAid pasta attachments would go on sale, but i didn’t see any evidence of it online.

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Event: photos from Cake Wrecks Book Tour

Last night I attended the Austin, TX stop for the Cake Wrecks Book Tour, promoting their latest release: Wreck the Halls. It was super fun and funny; I had a great time. My photos are posted here. There were plenty of neat entries for...

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how to search forums?

Is there a way to search forums for specific keywords? Do I just not see it? Is there a way to search the forum content for something, not just the tags? If I click on a tag in a previous forum post (e.g. “question”), it says: Cake...

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citric acid ... what do I do with this stuff?

I was in my local cake supply store today and noticed a bottle of citric acid. I bought some because I vaguely remembered some craft soap/bath fizzies recipes that I wanted to try called for it. But of course, I didn’t know for bath stuff you...

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new forum for cake competitions, events, TV shows, etc?

I would like to suggest a new specific forum for non-virtual cake related competitions, trade shows, events, classes, TV shows, and other media. Lots of us are “very interested” to “heavily involved” with cake things all around the world!

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Event: "That Takes The Cake" competition in Austin, TX Feb. 25-26

Online competition registration, general admission ticketing, and mini/celebrity class registration has just opened for the annual “That Takes The Cake” Sugar Art Show and Cake Competition in Austin, TX, February 25-26, 2012. ...

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no place for recipes?

it’d be nice to have a section of the site devoted to posting recipes so we can refer to them to other members.

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Food Network casting call for Halloween Wars 2012

From the American Culinary Federation: Are you a pastry chef, confectioner or cake artist? Do you specialize in sugar pulling, gum paste or fondant? If so, the Food Network wants you! Casting is currently underway for season 2 of “Halloween...

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# of servings ... Cake + Calculator = Cakulator!

Hello, all! This is my first post here :) I’m only a hobbyist, but my trade is software development. In my spare time I’ve developed an online Flash app for determining the number of servings for a specified cake based on volume. ...