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6,815 views, 1 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

How to get customers... and price your cakes right!

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...

5,772 views, 0 by Beata Khoo

Beata Khoo

How to make this Amazing Dragon Cake?

Can anyone help please, i need to make this cake attached pictures, any idea the best way to make it? Please, please help! Thank you. Beata I was thinking to use wire and gumpaste and RKT. Can anyone help Please….

1,035 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Help needed with how to stack book cakes

Hi Everyone, this week I’m making a stacked book cake, and I’ve not done one before. I’m planning on making each book separately and then stacking them with a small cake board underneath each one and also cake rods as usual. But wondered if...

1,251 views, 1 by Rose Dream Cakes

Rose Dream Cakes

How to become a member of a collaboration ?

Dear cake designers, I am relatively new in this industry and would like to ask for some advice. I am keep seeing many awesome work of cake artists around the world that are connected by a certain theme and form a collaboration, how does it...

963 views, 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

how to get more followers?

anyone have any tips on getting more followers. I have had the same 5 for a few months now and haven’t gotten any new one.

1,985 views, 13 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

How to Cut a Cake and Keep It Fresh

I’m not sure If this kind of cutting a cake is a well known in cake decorating community, but it was pretty new for me :). How do you cut your cake?

1,496 views, 0 by cakesbycarla

cakesbycarla

Need help with stripped MMF- how to?

I need your help/advice! Friend has asked me to do her daughters first Bday cake. I’m fairly new at this craft. The bottom tier is white and pink stripe. But it doesn’t look like its done by cutting strips and gluing them on. How would u say...

36,713 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

How to stop the fondant "bulge"

I find myself just getting frustrated every time I do a fondant cake. I frost my cake with american buttercream and all the edges will be perfect and then I put the fondant on and everything just starts to droop and bulge after about 30 mins....

4,533 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

How to support a 5 tier cake?

Hi, up to now my cakes have been small enough that bubble tea straws have sufficed but I have a 5 tier wedding cake to do next month and I’m sure the straws just won’t cut it. Should I use wood dowels or poly dowels or would you suggest I use a...

559 views, 0 by Putty Cakes

Putty Cakes

How to use the site?

Hi everyone, just wanted to introduce myself to you all. My name is Gavin and my business name is Putty Cakes. I love making cakes and started my business up a year ago in July. Wanting some tips on how to use this site better as I’m not great...

3,195 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to deal with Unhappy customers...

I recently did a cake for someone and she flat out told me she didnt like it. She told me she wanted a small 2 tier cake airbrushed gold, with roses. She emphasized that she didnt want a big cake because she would be going to dinner with her...

2,583 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to write on cakes

I have a birthday cake coming up and I have horrible hand writing how do I got about writing on the cake??? Plzzzz help

15,691 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to I make skin color fondant

So I’m doing.a baby shower cAke for a boy well they want it to be camo and ontop the cake they want a nest wit a baby in it and I need to kno wut icing gel colors to mix to create a skin color for the baby this is a pic of wut they want the top...

3,476 views, 0 by Bridget

Bridget

How to make a 3 tier wedding cake?!

I have never made a wedding cake, does anyone have a how to video / recipe for the cake, aNy help or suggestions greatly appreciated!!!

911 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

How to price your cakes

How do you price your cakes? Would it be too expensive for a 10" chocolate cake filled with a whole cheesecake covered with fondant and a soccer ball on top for $70? Need tips pls…

2,321 views, 11 by Serdar Yener | Yeners Way - Cake Art Tutorials

Serdar Yener | Yeners Way - Cake Art Tutorials

Tips On How to Work with Pastillage

Just wanted to share a recent article we posted on how to handle and work with pastillage. Hope its helpful to someone. Thanks!

32,173 views, 1 by kayla

How to make a peacock body

Any ideas on how to make the body of a peacock from gum paste

2,226 views, 0 by Niha Naina

How to cover a cake board with fondant?

I dont know if this has been discussed before..But could someone tell me how to cover a board with fondant… And also I have seen ribbons tied in the corner of the board..How do we make these ribbons to stay? tried to tie it real tight but that...

619 views, 0 by Nadiaa

Nadiaa

Please help - any idea how to achieve this effect?

I’ve had an enquiry about doing a cake with this effect on it. It’s a buttercream cake and while I’m totally comfortable tackling this cake, I’m wondering whether the BC has been piped, and if so, which tip? It doesn’t look like the rustic bc...

6,736 views, 0 by Loren Ebert

Loren Ebert

How to achieve a "cranberry" colored icing?

Help! How do I achieve a cranberry/hot pink color? I’m trying to match this ribbon….. Thank you!!