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Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Anyone have a really good Vanilla bean cake recipe?

Hi, I am doing a wedding in June and I am looking for a really good Vanilla bean cake recipe. I have to make a 6inch round and 150-175 cupcakes. Also a really good butter cream for piping rosettes would be great. Thanks!

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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...

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Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Dummy cakes

I have a customer that is interested in the piped rosette style cake but wants two tiers to be fake. Just wondering if anyone out there has ever done frosting like that on a dummy cake. I have used fondant but never just icing. I am wondering if...

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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!!!

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Bride and groom topper?

I am making 60 cupcakes and an 8" cake for a weddin and they have just asked me if I can make a bride and groom topper to look like them for the cake, I just wondered if anyone had any idea how much you would charge for something like this as I...

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Becky Pendergraft

Chocolate Espresso Cupcake Recipe

In honor of Valentine’s Day, thought I’d share what is my ABSOLUTE favorite chocolate cupcake recipe – my super-moist chocolate espresso! I have paired this delectable cupcake with so many different flavors of frostings – peppermint white...

1,639 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

grease proof cupcake liners

hi all can anyone help me, I am looking for some really nice colorful or even peacock themed cupcake liners that are grease proof for a wedding I am doing this summer. If anyone has a place they order them from that the could recommend that would...

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Kendra Hicks

Barn Wedding. June. Buttercream. HELP

I have a wedding coming up in June that will take place outdoors in a barn. The theme is rustic elegance and the bride likes the look of the “messy-iced” cakes that are becoming popular in part, because of Pinterest. I’ve attached a picture to...

1,399 views, 0 by Slice of Sweet Art

Slice of Sweet Art

Help! Chocolate & Nut Allergies!!!!

I have a few cake orders coming up with known nut allergies and they want chocolate cake and/or chocolate butter cream, however, all the chocolate I’ve worked with have a disclaimer on their packaging that states the product is processed on...

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Party cakes vs. Wedding cakes

Do you guys charge different for party cakes and wedding cakes? Or do you use a base price?

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Cake Serving guide

Hey everyone, as I’m preparing to do my first wedding cake, I’m wondering which guide is the best to work with. After researching, I see a lot of people saying that the wilton guide is wrong. Are there any other guides that you’ve tried that is...

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Alcohol in cakes??

I have a wedding cake due in a couple of weeks~ the couple wants one of the tiers to be a margarita cake with strawberry margarita filling (which they’ve asked me to create a recipe using a jar of their homemade strawberry margarita jam, their...

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Need some help mixing colors

Hi, have any of you ever worked with this color called coral reef? I am trying to make it because I can’t find anything similar to it in stores or online. Can anyone help please. Here is a link where you can get a visual:...

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What Happenned To My Cake?

This is the first time baking this chocolate fruitcake (or any fruitcake for that matter). When I got them out of the tin/s this morning (left overnight to cool in the tins) and turned them upside down they both have large dents in the...

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Help with pricing this carved cake

I’ve been contacted to make a groom’s cake, and the person sent me a picture of what she’d like. She wants the cake to be shaped this way with little airplanes around it. She requested fondant. I have no idea how I would make this cake, worse,...

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Wedding cake

I’ve been asked to make a wedding cake. After consulting with the bride, she decided she could not afford the price, so she asked if I could make a smaller cake for display and have a sheet cake in the back to serve the guests. I am wondering:...

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Cake Displays/boards

Where do you guys buy beautiful cake displays and boards for special events at an affordable price? I am in South Florida area.

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Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wedding orders - deposits vs balance due

Hi! I’m starting to book weddings and I was wondering how you professionals out there confirm the orders with your couples? Do you have a contract (might there be a template on line I can use)? How much deposit do you request and when do you...

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Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

My first professional wedding cake - help!

I have my first wedding cake coming up in two weeks – bride wants a fondant covered red velvet/cream cheese frosting cake with red gumpaste flowers cascading down the tiers (very traditional). I am going to finish the cake the night before...

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Wedding Cupcakes in lieu of cake

Hey fellow cake decorators, I was wondering when a bride choses to serve cupcakes instead of cake at her wedding how many cupcakes per person is the right amount. Is it 1, 2,3???? Please shed some light. Thank you!