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Milk and egg free cakes

Hi, I would like to bake a cake for my daughter’s birthday party but she has a milk protein and egg allergy. Does anyone have suggestions for milk and egg free cake ? Thanks in advance.

19,269 views, 22 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

Tips On Achieving Crisp Edges with Fondant?

Hi, All! So hoping to get some advice on this :) I’ve been doing cakes for almost two years now and am pretty happy with my overall fondant covering skills – I can achieve a nice, overall clean look – HOWEVER – my cakes lack that extreme sharp,...

2,515 views, 0 by sasha


any ideas for a "bridge" cake - (card game)

Hi guys, I’ve got an upcoming order for a 90th birthday….the theme is the card game Bridge…..have google imaged it, but not been particularly inspired yet…..any suggestions?? Thanks so much x

4,274 views, 0 by Karen


Kitchen Aid Mixer or Cuisinart SM-70 7-Quart Stand Mixers

I’m looking to get a bigger mixer. I have the Kitchen aid 5 qt and it’s the go to for mixers but checked out the cuisinart. The cuisinart is half the price. Does it matter? Could use your experience/opinions. Thank you.

1,298 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Cricut Cake

Does anyone use the cricut cake for the cakes or cookies they make?

1,073 views, 0 by metria


citric acid ... what do I do with this stuff?

I was in my local cake supply store today and noticed a bottle of citric acid. I bought some because I vaguely remembered some craft soap/bath fizzies recipes that I wanted to try called for it. But of course, I didn’t know for bath stuff you...

741 views, 0 by metria


how to search forums?

Is there a way to search forums for specific keywords? Do I just not see it? Is there a way to search the forum content for something, not just the tags? If I click on a tag in a previous forum post (e.g. “question”), it says: Cake...

1,580 views, 0 by SarahBeth3


How Did YOU Get Started?

If you don’t mind me asking, I’d love to hear how some of you became interested in cake/cupcake decorating and how you got started. As for me, I was in 4H for 1 year when I was probably about 14. That year I took a cake decorating class, which...

795 views, 0 by metria


anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals?

anyone got leads on Black Friday/Christmas deals for cake decorating toys? i was really hoping the KitchenAid pasta attachments would go on sale, but i didn’t see any evidence of it online.

2,568 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

"The Mat" from sweetwise?

Just wondering if any fellow cakers have used “the Mat” from sweetwise? And if so what you thought of it. I have just ordered one and I am really excited. Also if anyone that has used it has any advice feel free to pass it along! Thanks

799 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...

866 views, 0 by Tammy


PME Tips

I was wondering what everyone’s thoughts are about the PME tips. the PME tips are super expensive to order, but i do a lot of cookies (you can see my work on my page) with fine detail and the wilton and ateco just aren’t cutting it. the ateco...

1,776 views, 0 by artisticicingcake


How do you make Chocolate Characters/Pictures?...

Hello everyone :-) First post here… Love the website! Hopefully I can get an answer to my question :-) I’ve seen these on quite a few cakes. It looks like color flow, but with chocolate… Can someone please explain to me how this is...

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

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...

909 views, 0 by Sharon


Canadian Cohorts?

Any other Canadian cakers out there? Home based business or professionals…. Would love to connect!

2,556 views, 0 by GabyK

Pazzles vs. Silhouette

Hello there! I’m planning to buy a cutter for my cake decorations, definitely the cricut cake is out of the picture because of the cartridges, but I found this 2 other options, the pazzles and the silhouette cameo...

1,461 views, 0 by Carrie Freeman

Carrie Freeman

Pricing Help!!

I started my business 6 months ago and the one thing I have trouble with is pricing. I made 2 military cakes for a lady and I believe what I charged was fair, but the lady acted like it was too much. If you could go to my page and look at the 2...

970 views, 0 by Sandy


Ice cream cake

What is the best way to make a ice cream cake? What would be the best icing or buttercream or ganache???

2,174 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

HELP!! Boiled icing

Hi all, I have a bride and groom that are requesting boiled icing (Italian meringue). I have never used this before. Can you put this under fondant and it is alright to be left out (not refrigeration)? And does it hold it’s shape? Could I use it...

2,825 views, 0 by 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!!!