Pinched Sharp Edge Fondant Tutorial

Hi all! I’ve been so busy here lately I’ve barely had time to post but I’ve been keeping up with all of the gorgeous work being posted here! I created my first video tutorial and wanted to share it with you. I’ve been having problems with the...

Stupid Cake Platters, Stupid TV People & Stupid Me

Why do I fall for this every single time? I received a call on Saturday from a producer with A&E. She said she was referred to me by someone at a vendor resource (where I’m a member). She mentioned that they were going to be filming for a...

My Willie Nelson Experience

I’m really fortunate to live in a city like Nashville, TN. I’ve had the honor & pleasure of meeting and working with quite a few musicians and celebrities that live around here. What a perk! Around this time last year, I was contacted by...

Peggy Porschen's Vanilla Buttercream

When I first started making custom cakes, I bought a Peggy Porschen book, Simply Spectacular Cakes. I had been making SMBC (Swiss meringue buttercream) on the advice of another caker friend, but when I tried Peggy’s buttercream recipe and I was...

Budgeting for a Custom (Commissioned) Cake:

NOTE: I wrote the following for the uneducated out there who flip out when I tell them that I don’t turn my oven on for less than $150.00: When I speak to potential clients, I always ask “Do you have a budget in mind for your cake?”...