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1,752 views, 0 by Sweet Heaven Cake Design

Sweet Heaven Cake Design

Tasting

Somebody have a tasting or sample for your cakes??? I need to know some suggestions or ideas about that … include prices Thanks

1,473 views, 0 by Alicia

Alicia

Home Bakers - Do you provide complimentary tastings?

I was asked by a potential customer if she could come by on tomorrow for a tasting. 12 hours is not enough time for me because I bake-to-order and don’t have any cakes lying around. Additionally her order was not large (1 – 10", 2-layer cake...

1,663 views, 1 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

first wedding cake consultation!

hi…. so ive got my first “real” consultation on Saturday! Ive had a couple “consultations” before, but I had made cakes for them before, so no tastings, just design. Any of you professionals have any advice to give me? Id reallllllyyy...

711 views, 0 by jan14grands

jan14grands

FONDX

Has anybody noticed a change in the taste of FONDX? I have noticed an really bad taste now and it used to be soooo good. Just ordered a new bucket and it is awful tasting I think. Just wondering.

1,746 views, 0 by Roberta

Roberta

Do you feel bad about saying you can't do a cake?

My friend as asked me to make her grandson’s christening cake which I would have loved to do.However the blessing is on Sunday 14th Oct but I go on holiday on Friday 12th. In addition it’s my granddaughters birthday on Tues 9th so I will be icing...

774 views, 1 by Amys Heavenly Cakes

Amys Heavenly Cakes

Hi I'm Amy and I run Amys Heavenly cakes

Hi all I thought I would introduce myself. I’m Amy and I run Amys heavenly cakes www.amysheavenlycakes.co.uk I started my cake business while on maternity before that I was a chef for 16 years. I wanted to put my skills to good use and bring...

2,808 views, 0 by CrystalMemories

CrystalMemories

Funfetti or other flavor cake for a Wedding Cake?

So, I have my 1st wedding cake and they have asked for “funfetti”. I’m a little worried about that holding up on a tiered wedding cake! Does anyone have a good recipe for a version of “Funfetti” that is sturdy too? I am meeting with them next...

1,635 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wishy Washy Clients - Venting

For the last two weeks I’ve been back and forth with a corporate company about creating a fabulous cake for their company’s anniversary party. I provided them with a tasting (which they liked) and a sketch (which they loved) and they said they...

952 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Scratch cakes crumbling when sliced

HI all, I have a problem sometimes with my scratch baked cakes that when I slice them they tend to crumble a lot. Specially if the cakes been out at room temp. But this does not happen much when I use doctored cake mixes… I clean the knife...

1,528 views, 0 by kmac

My First Wedding Cake

My cousin asked that I do a wedding cake for her friend who is getting married in July. She is giving her friend the wedding cake as a gift. Therefore she will be covering the cost of the cake. I am excited as this will be my first wedding cake....

1,060 views, 0 by inspiratacakes

inspiratacakes

Black fondant

Hi, I am going to be doing a cake with a black tier and a silver tier. I worry about the taste of ready made fondant but don’t have time to make my own. Can anyone suggest a nice tasting black fondant? I’m also tempted to airbrush black but...

625 views, 0 by lizzyla

Milk chocolate ganache

Has anyone added 70% cocoa chocolate to white chocolate ganache to hopefully get more of a milk chocolate ganache. If so how did it work out regarding taste and consistency. I find white choc ganache a tad waxy but am covering some childrens...

1,429 views, 0 by JensDesigns

JensDesigns

Fall Into Sugar Cake Show

Our 2nd Annual Cake Show will be held on May 18, 2013.We have Divisions for Youth up to Professional and we also have 2 categories for Tasting Competition. Door Prize Drawing for all Entries!!! www.fallintosugar.webs.com

900 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

looking for a praline cake recipe

hello fellow bakers!! was wondering if anyone had a praline cake recipe that they could share. i have a request for a tasting that i will be doing later in june. thanks so much!!

1,554 views, 0 by JensDesigns

JensDesigns

Fall Into Sugar Cake Show June 29, 2013! Oak Ridge, TN

East TN Sugar Artists PRESENTS: FALL INTO SUGAR CAKE SHOW JUNE 29, 2013 YWCA 1660 OAK RIDGE TURNPIKE, OAK RIDGE, TN 37830 12 PM – 5 PM For more Details go to our NEWS Link! www.fallintosugar.webs.com First 50 Entries get a Gift Bag full of...

365 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Strawberry Cake Recipe

Hi, Does anyone have a great tasting strawberry cake recipe they’d like to share? I have one that I’ve used in the past, but since I’m allergic to strawberries I can’t taste it :( and so I don’t know just how good it is. If you can send me a...

935 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

What am I forgetting? First bridal show

I have my first bridal show this weekend! It’s a small open house type event at a venue where there is only one vendor per category (one dj, one florist, one photo/video guy). They called me last week on Wednesday because the baker who signed up...

801 views, 0 by Brother

Gift Ideas for a Cake Decorator

My sister decorates cakes as a hobby and I would like to give her a gift. She’s been at it for about two years now, so she has a lot of the basic stuff. She got a rather nice cake set last year (I don’t know what is in those beyond some sort of...

606 views, 0 by 3DSweets

"Dry Wax Circles" v. Parchment

I’ve never used “dry wax” and don’t know what it really means. I’m considering purchasing a case of these so I can stop cutting endless circles out of my parchment sheets, but don’t want to have gross, waxy-tasting cakes. Does anyone use them? Do...

1,016 views, 0 by The Fairy Cake Mother

The Fairy Cake Mother

Tasters......To charge on not to charge...!

Hi everyone, I have a lovely couple who have booked (and paid a deposit) for their wedding cake later this year. I always provide Vanilla and Chocolate cake samples free of charge at the consultation and hand them to the customer as they are...