Happyhills Cakes

Happyhills cakes 22

Hi I’m Emily, I’ve been running Happyhills cakes for a few years, primarily through restaurants and farmers markets, and now the majority of work is for weddings. I live near Glasgow on the west coast of scotland which is a great area for...

Wedding cake for a friend dilemma 14

A friend asked me to make her wedding cake for her earlier this year and I was delighted to be able to, but I’ve come across a bit of a quandary. We looked at various different cake’s on the internet and established the type of cake she was after...

dealing with abusive hotel staff 13

Please tell be I’m not the only one who has had a run in with a hotel owner / staff. I just got off the phone shaking and almost burst into tears. Its a week before the wedding and I have finally got the contact’s details at the hotel from the...

Becky Pendergraft

Cupcake Towers 11

So I’ve seriously been considering finally purchasing a nice multi-tiered cupcake stand (for weddings, birthdays, events) and am torn between two brands. I LOVE the look of “The Cup Cake Tower” but if I buy it as seen here:...

Jacqulin

Buttercreams 10

Hi all, I have a question. What buttercream do you use for adult parties?? I only like to use regular buttercream for children’s parties, etc. I feel the frosting is not “mature” enough, if that makes sense. We do go to grocery stores, etc and...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

LOOKING FOR A DENSE CAKE 9

My son is graduating in December and I’m making a cake with a couple of books – since I will need to do some carving, I’m looking for a recipe for a dense cake – like the ones used for weddings – I’m open to all suggestions. Thanks!

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help please!! Cake recipes 7

I started creating cakes this past February. I found some semi- homemade cake recipes on the Internet. Which, my clients seems to like. (Cake mix, four, sugar, sour cream, etc) Being a newbie, I got a lot of cake pans that are 2in deep. I am not...

Chenai Pise

Can i let my best friend down? 5

Hello everyone, my best friend wants me to make a cake for her wedding. My big worry is that, it is my first time to bake a weddings cake; I do birthday cakes for small number of people. Her wedding has about 300 guests and the wedding is on 14...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wedding orders - deposits vs balance due 4

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...

Cakeoholix - Where Cakes Become Art!

Tracey from Cakeoholix, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK 3

Hi, I’m Tracey, founder and owner of Cakeoholix, in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. Where we run a family owned cake shop. Where Cakes Become Art! We offer bespoke celebration cakes, cupcakes and toppers for birthday, wedding, anniversary or indeed...

Mikooklin's Cakery

Pattern for bridal shower cupcakes 3

Does anyone have or know where I can get a pattern to make lapels for a “tux” and a bridal top for cupcakes. I want something like this. The very last picture on the page. Thank you for all your help!! ...

DIY Weddings Mag

Wedding Magazine Looking For Talent 0

Hello – first we are not selling anything! Last year DIY Weddings Magazine did a feature “50 Dessert Inspirations From Around The Globe” featuring cake designers like yourselves. I am trying to get the word out that we are looking for talented...

Wendy Lynne Begy

We need your Help +*+*+*+*+*+*+*+* 0

Hello, Brief Introduction. We are a semi-established custom cake shop located in Chesnee, SC. We are located almost directly on the boarder of NC and SC. Our goal is to be able to provide FREE Custom cakes to Families and Individuals who are...

NaVellaPartyBoutique

Hi, I am looking for an exclusive Baker for my business 0

In the Philadelphia area. I am the owner of Taylor Made Soirées, Weddings & Events and Na’Vella Party Boutique by TMS. I have been planning events for years, and in 2012 decided to start my own business. Na’Vella Party Boutique,...

Angel Rushing

Setting up a big outdoor summer wedding cake 8

I know it’s still winter but I was contacted about making a 6 tier wedding cake this summer and the reception will be outside. Im worried about the cake getting too hot or melting. Is there anyway to rig a huge box around it with ice or...

Fancy Fondant WA

Freaking out! Wedding cake peonies & roses 52

I am doing a wedding cake next week. Spent two weeks making heaps of peonies (my first) in purple and I hate them. I then made white ones with much thinner petals (better) but still not totally happy. Have made a few roses but still have more to...

Pamela Jane

OSSAS Grand National Wedding Cake Competition 24

I’m so excited (and probably even more nervous) about entering my first cake show competition ever! Just wondering if anyone has any tips, advice, warnings, etc. they’d be willing to share with me? I have my design concept, but it requires gold...

The Little Cake Company

first wedding cake consultation! 22

hi…. so ive got my first “real” consultation on Saturday! Ive had a couple “consultations” before, but I had made cakes for them before, so no tastings, just design. Any of you professionals have any advice to give me? Id reallllllyyy...

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Wedding Cake Disaster! 20

I nearly had a heart attack today and still feel like I am until I hear back from the bride. Today I delivered a wedding cake and when I opened the back of my car to take the cake out, I found the cake SLID OFF the fondant covered board!!!!!...

Sharon

Grocery store wedding cake.... 19

Hello; I have owned my bakery for 35 years. Every so often something like this happens. A bride and her mother came into the bakery yesterday with a three tier wedding cake they just picked up from a big chain grocery store. They were both in...

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