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895 views, 0 by Maria Felix Cakes

Maria Felix Cakes

Hello Everyone

Hi, my name is Maria Felix Sanchez I live in Fellsmere, Florida, USA. I have always loved baking, but my passion for baking cakes started one year when I could not find a cake at the supermarket(because we have no local Cake Shop’s) for my son’s...

770 views, 0 by Victoria's Sponge House

Victoria's Sponge House

Victoria's Sponge House

Hi I am Vicky and I am the owner of Victoria’s Sponge House based in Peterborough. I have been trading for about a year. The business came about because I have two small children and a policeman for a husband which makes working very...

1,857 views, 0 by Sheryl BITO

Sheryl BITO

An Interesting Read - Social Norms in the Cake Design Community

Hello everyone, I came across this article recently and I think it’s an interesting point of view by the author. It’s a lengthy one too. (Here’s the original link to the article) Social Norms in the Cake Design Community As part of my...

1,369 views, 0 by Jolirose Cake Shop

Jolirose Cake Shop

How to handle clients who don't adhere to your payment policy...

I’m looking for advice on how to politely tell my clients that the policy is 50% deposit and the balance is due one week before the event date. I make sure to explain this several times throughout the design and quoting process and I still get...

1,137 views, 0 by Sweet Compositions

Sweet Compositions

Policies on desserts by other bakers

I have a bride that is trying to cut costs when it comes to her wedding cake. She has requested a small, 2 tiered wedding cake to be placed at the top of a cupcake tower but want to cut costs by having a family member do the cupcakes for the...

1,857 views, 0 by Lisa Salerno

Lisa Salerno

It's just cake !

Hi everyone x I really just wanted to let someone know about what just happened to me and I’m pretty sure you are the only people that may understand . I was approached by someone who had seen one if my cakes (the snooker table ) via a link here...

1,050 views, 0 by The Custom Piece of Cake

The Custom Piece of Cake

Galyna's edible art

Hi everyone! My name is Galyna and I live in Australia with my wonderful husband and three beautiful children. I am a busy stay at home mother who is also a self taught baker. Cake decorating, for me, had started off as nothing but a simple...

1,786 views, 0 by Sugar Plum Cake Co.

Conflict of interest question

Hi everyone, I’ve been asked to make a 6" bridal gown cake for my mother’s friend’s daughter’s bridal shower at the end of the month…I usually make this cake and sit it on top of a tiered cake or a tower of cupcakes. My mom’s friend only wants...

1,061 views, 0 by Cath

Cath

Potential customers

Hi all, might be a bit of a funny question but I’m hoping someone can help me even if it’s just to put the nagging nelly of doubt to bed but…I received a message from a ‘member’ I guess, on here enquiring about one of my cakes. I answered her...

895 views, 0 by Kara

Help!!!

Ive had this cake client for over a year. She sends countless pictures and wants quotes for each with different sizes.. okay.. will do. She tells me every time that she doesn’t like my prices. She sends me cake sizing charts.. other people’s work...

870 views, 0 by Şekerli Şeyler

Şekerli Şeyler

Global Sugar Art Fail

Hi cake friends! I live in Istanbul/Turkey. We have so many cake decorators and cake suplplies companies here. But sometimes i need some other type of tools or Satin Ice gumpaste etc and need to get them from somewhere else on the internet. Or...

1,249 views, 0 by Jolly Good Fellows

Jolly Good Fellows

Pricing Intricate Cakes

Looking for advice in developing a clear consistent cake pricing system. We are a fairly new bakery and like to have very set policies in place with each new phase of development. Our basic cakes are simple to cost and price. We are now...