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Sharp Edges on Fondant Cakes

OK, so I posted some time back in one of the forum posts about how I achieve sharp edges on fondant, and while for the most part my technique is much the same, I am always learning how to do things better and I’ve changed some things. Here are...

Cowboy or Biker Boot Tutorial

Look through the photos before & after here. I was having trouble loading them. Cowboy boots come in so many designs. You can apply designs with cutters or impression tools or you can cut 2 different colors, one thinner & cut out...

Crumbs in the Bakeroom #5: Why some Chiffon or Sponge Cakes shrink after baking...

Among the numerous ways that can go wrong when you make foamed up cakes, there is one that can be the final obstacle to that perfect rise. I discovered this the hard way. My Chiffon cakes use to rise well during baking then the minute I take...

Interview #13: Michelle Rea

What can I tell you about me as cake maker, decorator and photographer? My name is Michelle Rea and my home is in Sydney Australia. A long time ago I was a pastry chef but most of my recipe development experience comes from working in the food...

How I go about making a 3D car cake. By Paul Delaney

firstly I appologise for the messy work bench and poor quality photographs taken with my phone,but I had a lot happening when I made this. 1. reference material used. 2.Cut slab cake to rough shape 3.Place cardboard template against cake...

Interview #40: Paul Joachim a.k.a. The Chocolate Genius

Paul’s CD Profile | Website | FB Page Interview 1. Tell me about yourself (Family, occupation, where are you from originally, etc) Growing up in sunny South Florida kept me out of the winter mix. For college, I didn’t travel very far...

Interview #30: Serdar Yener from Yener's Way

Thanks to Shags from curiAUSSIEty custom cakes we are bringing you interview with Serdar Yener from Yener’s Way 1. What inspired you to want to be a cake decorator? It all started when I was 17. I asked my mum to find a job for me during the...

BEWARE OF FRUAD EMAILS...

Hello everyone just wanted to warn everyone of people emailing with outrageous cake orders to try and run a scam. Back in October 2011 I received a voice message from a women who wanted to order a wedding cake for 300 guest and was willing to...

Cake For The First Birthday Of Your Child

Do you want to celebrate the first birthday of your little one? Okay.. Then let’s bake some healthy cake for his or her birthday. Ingredients 1/2 cup of peeled and sliced peaches 1 banana The peaches and banana will have to be...

The Start of My Business #2: And Breathe - Wedding Season is over !

My company is really very new off the ground – started promoting in February 2015 – getting registered in May 2015 did my very first wedding fayre in June 2015 and took on my first wedding cake in July 2015 which was a recommendation from a...