Topics tagged advice

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Fun Fiesta Cakes

How to get customers... and price your cakes right!

I know this may sound silly, but how do you get a cake business started from home? In Florida, they just passed the Cottage Food law, which allows bakers to create and sell cakes from home (with some restrictions). Other than word of mouth, or...

18,860 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,...

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Fun Fiesta Cakes


ATTENTION ALL BAKERS… I need help coming up with a cake decorating idea… One of my friends is moving his business (Engineering/Architecture) to a new location. He will be having a party to celebrate the ocassion and I agreed to bring the cake. ...

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Fun Fiesta Cakes


I’ve been asked to do a cake for a “Lingerie Bridal Shower.” I have a couple of ideas already, but wanted to know if anyone had ever done a “nightie” on a cake – I want to do something really spectacular because this will be a great opportunity...

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Fun Fiesta Cakes

TORSO-LESS Wedding dress cake

Hi, everybody, I’ts me again… I need to make a wedding dress cake for a bridal shower. i saw a tutorial on how to make one, but I am having a terrible time getting the “torso” to come out – does anybody know if they sell torsos so I would only...

878 views, 0 by Ann-Marie Youngblood

Ann-Marie Youngblood

Is there a lace we can share tutorials?

Is there a section we can share tutorials we have made or know of to help each other?

1,779 views, 0 by Sandy



Hello all my cake friends. My baby boy will be turning 8 in December and he LOVES Legos. Can anyone help with ideas for a cake. I am feeling a bit challenged.

4,221 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.

1,254 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Cricut Cake

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

606 views, 0 by Strawberry Lane Cake Company

Strawberry Lane Cake Company

Members Signatures with website links

Hello everyone. Something I noticed when trying to click on people’s links in their signatures is that website links that don’t have http:// before www. will not link directly and you have to copy and paste the address. I did the same and...

1,284 views, 0 by tortacouture


Credit where credit is due

OK, so this is a rant of sorts, but this kind of this infuriates me! If you use another cake decorators cake as inspiration, or hell, if you blatantly copy it, would it really kill people to at least acknowledge that they’ve done so? A quick...

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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...

4,555 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Tips for 3D cakes

I would like to try to make a 3D cake. Any tips or advice I should know before I try. Thanks so much :)

894 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...

2,008 views, 0 by Evelyn Vargas

Evelyn Vargas


Hello everyone just wanted to share some very important information. Please be sure to watermark all your cake images. There is a women on Facebook who has been stealing peoples cake images and adding her watermark to them and posting them on her...

2,342 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Max & Ruby Cake

HELP… I’ve been asked to do a Max & Ruby cake and I can’t find any tutorials to make the little rabbits look like themselves – I’m having a bit of trouble getting their faces just right – has anybody done one of these cakes before that can...

3,782 views, 1 by SarahBeth3


Air Brushes

I’m thinking of getting an air brush in the near future. I have no idea which ones have a good or bad reputation and what are things worth spending extra for and what’s not. Could y’all help me out? I would really appreciate it. Thanks!

1,275 views, 0 by Karen


Scam orders

Just received this and wanted to share this with everyone. I immediately knew it was some sort of scam or joke but when I googled her email address it was confirmed. Elizabeth Kerr has sent you a message using your contact form at:...

1,388 views, 0 by Aida Martinez

Aida Martinez

Edible Printer

I would like to get myself a edible printer, but I am not sure which one to get. Canon or Epson. Any tips.

1,151 views, 0 by Karen


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