Complete novice needing advice 6

Hi, I’m new in here and wanting to be inspired and get some advice from all you talented people as i’m making my mum’s 80th birthday cake at the weekend and have never done anything quite like this before. I’ve already made a 25inch square rich...

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...

Michelle

Help - Recipes 0

Hi, I’m still new at cake making decorating. The two I’ve made have been both Catherine Ruehle’s gluten free chocolate cake with chocolate ganache then covered in fondant. I’m making a 2 tiered 80’s cake with as well as a separate cake...

BlackdogCakes

How Blackdog Cakes started 2

Didn’t wanna leave my dog behind to work at a 9 to 5 job after completing pharmacy so started baking to spend my time, just tweeked my Mom’s sponge cake recipe and started experimenting with flavours and decorating cakes on my own. Initially I...

Laura Loukaides

Vegan/Gluten/Dairy Free Cake Recipes 10

Hello! – Hope everyone is okay :) I need some help on something, because I really have no idea at the moment… This week I have been extending my range of cakes, flavours, filling etc… but I then suddenly realized that I’m not currently...

Sylvia Elba sugARTIST

Free Fabriliquid samples at Cake International London 2015 2

Giveaway***** Attention to all of you Beautiful members of the baking & decorating world!!!!! Cutiful Cakes would like to present to you – Fabriliquid (vanilla flavour). Fabriliquid is a new and improved potion that will enable you to...

cookie gala

fondant covered cakes 16

Since I started my homemade cake business, I always feel my cakes come out dry,I usually make ginoise cakes,after coooling I add syrup to the cake layers then frost and ice with SWM buttercream. I am not satisfied with my ending results,it seems...

The Custom Piece of Cake

Can someone help, please 7

Can someone please help me with a recipe .I have an order for a cake with vanilla, chocolate, coffee and cream cheese flavours combinations, thanks.

Sweet Harvest Cakes

Hello from Australia! 6

Hi everyone, My cake journey began 7 years ago making birthday cakes for my children and family members. I quickly realised this is something I enjoy and might actually be able to offer to the wider community. Just over a year ago I finally...

The Fairy Cake Mother

Tasters......To charge on not to charge...! 6

Hi everyone, I have a lovely couple who have booked (and paid a deposit) for their wedding cake later this year. I always provide Vanilla and Chocolate cake samples free of charge at the consultation and hand them to the customer as they are...

Just wanted to say hello 6

Hi I’m Rhian I wanted to say hello. My son and I are tentatively starting our own cake and dessert business part time- entitled “Higgins Home Bakes”. I have been baking since I was a child and just to put that in to contexts my 50th birthday is...

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Future Pricing... 4

I have a question abut pricing thats been bugging me for a while and this is the perfect place to get answers. I get many of my wedding cake and/or cupcake orders a year or more in advance, and once the initial chatting and meeting is over I...

GGirl

Selling! 3

Hey guys For those who have started selling I need some advice… I am new to baking and have not yet learnt a lot of flavours. Right now I only bake chocolate, vanilla and velvet cakes and haven’t started using fondant. I only use buttercream!...

George's Bakes

First table at a wedding fair 1

Hi all, So I am calling on all you very talented and experienced cake gurus for some much needed advice! Especially those of you in the UK. (In East Surrey / Croydon, so if you’re my competition, I understand if you don’t want to share, lol) I...

Karen

Scam orders 5

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:...

TrulyCustom

For those of you who provide wedding cakes to venues 1

If you have a relationship with various Venue’s where you are THE EXCLUSIVE wedding cake provider… What kind of packages do you offer? Pricing? Delivery? Certain cake flavors only? Any flavor on the menu? etc. I’d like to be more aggressive...

Rita's Cakes

How to add 2 cake batters to one pan without mixing? 0

I have a 11×15 cake pan. The cake I have to do this weekend they want 2 cake flavors. One side lemon the other side chocolate. They do not want it to mix in the middle and I don’t have time to Order a cake divider. What should I do? I really want...

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Request for Oreo Flavoured cake 12

Just had a request for an Oreo Flavoured wedding cake, anyone made this flavour cake? Would be grateful for any advice on this as never tried this recipe! Alpa

CakeyCake

Ring of DOOM 7

Gah! We’ve all been there, haven’t we? You put so much effort into your cakes, trying to ensuring they are flawless and then an hour or so after covering, one side of the sugarpaste/fondant starts to balloon out… yes, it’s the dreaded ring of...

peppermint / mint flavour ideas 3

Hi, I’ve just joined this and still learning how the whole thing works.. I am planning to make a peppermint flavoured cake, unfortunately I cannot find a peppermint extract without alcohol – I want one with no alcohol. I was wondering if...

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