Judy Remaly

Tax Season Decoration Ideas 2

I work at an accounting firm as my full time job…but baking and decorating is my passion. I have been asked to make cupcakes with an accounting theme and I am at a loss for ideas. If I was making a cake, it would be easier. Does anyone out...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Chocolate wholesale/bulk sites - who has the best price in the USA? 0

Hi All, I’ve been on the hunt recently to find the best website in the USA where I can purchase Imported Chocolate (like Callebaut or Valhrona). So far I am concluding the GYGI seems to have the best prices. Where do you buy your imported...

SarahBeth3

How Did YOU Get Started? 16

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...

unctoothlady

Making fondant stripes and ribbons 10

OK….Can someone please share with me the EASIEST way to make fondant ribbons and stripes? Mine NEVER come out even. I use my scored fondant mat, a sharp knife/fondant cutter. I guess I could get a ruler just for cake making and try that? ...

BeesNees

Cakes on pedestal cake stands 6

Hi all I’ve noticed a lot of people putting their cakes on lovely pedestal cake stands, rather than the standard flat board. I really like the look of this but I’m curious…. I think the look is great especially for tiered cakes, but am...

Jess B

Purse tutorial 3

Afternoon ladies, I’m fairly new to this site and I love it! I was wondering if anyone as a cake purse tutorial they can share. Thanks in advance Jess :-)

How does everyone "finish" their cakes? 6

How do you shine everything up and not run the colors??

Becky Pendergraft

Tips On Achieving Crisp Edges with Fondant? 37

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,...

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

"The Mat" from sweetwise? 16

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

Susan

Harry Potter cake 4

I need to do a Harry Potter cake. Client wants the 4 crests and the golden snitch in the center. Any ideas on how to do this would be appreciated. I am more concerned with the crests.

cakes by khandra

Help on giant cupcake 6

Does anyone have tips on how to decorate and/or frost a giant cupcake?

Fazia

Cake Boxes 5

Hello fellow decorators! Quick question for you all. When you make cakes larger than 10", or tiered cakes, where do you get boxes to hold your cakes during delivery, or when a customer is picking it up? I always have a hard time finding boxes...

Tammy

clear fondant smoother 2

ok, i saw this YouTube video and i really want these fondant smoothers, but can’t find them any where in the US. here is the video link: ...

Bridget

How to make a 3 tier wedding cake?! 9

I have never made a wedding cake, does anyone have a how to video / recipe for the cake, aNy help or suggestions greatly appreciated!!!

Loren Ebert

A Giveaway!! 1

Since you are all die-hard cake and cookie decorators I wanted to share a little giveaway with you! I’m currently running a giveaway on my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Baking-Sheet/210664827961 We have a number of very...

Karen

Need Tiered Cakes boxes? 10

bakeabox.com just released a tiered cake box and it’s affordable. Check them out. They have all sorts of cake boxes for your business.

Tammy

PME Tips 4

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...

Monique Kleine

Fondant Trimming 6

Hi everyone! Just wondering if anyone has any tips for trimming fondant away from the cake once it is covered? I ALWAYS manage to tear it or take off too much and was wondering if there was a secret tip I don’t know about! The videos make it...

Carrie Freeman

Pricing Help!! 10

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...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Banana Cake 4

Hi, Bakers, I need a FABULOUS banana cake recipe for cupcakes – I’m doing an anniversary cupcake tower and lots of people will be in attendance at this party (awesome for networking) – LOL. All recipes will be welcome… :)