Cake Disasters #1: Cake Disaster

Yesterday sadly I experienced my first major cake disaster since I’ve started baking professionally. I must say it was sad and heart breaking, but I managed. I’ve had mishaps before where I’ve been able to fixed them on the spot. This particular...

Avoid a Cake Disaster!

So you have spent hours creating your customers dream cake! You carry it carefully to your car. Place it on a flat surface and your on your way to deliver the cake of their dreams. You are just around the corner and you hear a noise and a...

How to Make an INSTANT PORTABLE FRIDGE for Cake Deliveries

Cake disaster stories are usually because of impact, temperature, humidity etc. In this tutorial, I show you how you can at least, overcome the temperature problem. I show you how you can make an instant cake fridge to deliver your cakes in...

Interview #27: Dawn Butler of Dinkydoodle Designs

Dawn’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook Page DAWN BUTLER INTERVIEW 1. Tell me about the woman behind DinkyDoodle Designs. Are you married? Do you have kids? Where is your hometown? What is your day job or are you a full-time...

A Bad Cake Day, Striving For Perfection

We all have them. Bad Cake Days. They happen. This is a story about one of my bad cake days that wouldn’t go away. Hang tough, you can get through it if I did! Because I work alone, I have to bake ahead. After 500 cakes in the last 2 years, I...

Disaster strikes #4: and so it continues ...........

For those of you who have read my blog will know that my life and cake seem to follow disaster after disaster yet somehow I keep going and somehow it manages to work!!! Us cake decorators, we are a special breed …… we exist on lots of caffiene,...

diamond wedding cake tier separator tutorial (video)

Hi all, Here’s a vid I filmed while making my latest wedding cake. You can see more pics and details of the experience (and disasters!) at my blog. I also put a more detailed explanation of what I used and some tips there. The link is...

Interview #47: Violet Lin Tran from The Violet Cake Shop™

Violet’s: CakesDecor Profile | Facebook Page | Website | Pinterest 1. Tell us a little about yourself, family, where do you live and what did you do for a living before making cakes if anything? I was born in Taiwan and immigrated to...

How to make a 3D standing Lorax cake tutorial

So, I’m no expert, I mostly make things up as I go along, but here’s how I made my lorax cake… I hope it helps someone and maybe give you the confidence to have a go at a standing cake if you haven’t yet, as this was my first. I used steel...

An Interview with International Cake Artist Rose de Guzman-Warnick.

*Hello CakesDecor Friends! Thought I would share my interview originally published on my blog http://www.cakedecorcairns.com/2014/11/an-interview-with-international-cake.html * An Interview with International Cake Artist Rose de...

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