Fun Fiesta Cakes

Liability Insurance for Home Bakers 7

Hello bakers, If you work out of your home in the U.S., do you carry any type of liability insurance to protect you against possible lawsuits? I have come across several articles on the subject, and they all suggest that bakers should protect...

Steph Walters

Help Please - Liability Insurance Advice 2

Hello I am just starting up my own part time cupcake business, hoping to launch officially in April, once my new kitchen is finished and registered. I have been looking at the Public Liability Insurances and was wondering if anybody had any...

Sweet Traditions

Has anyone used FLIP insurance? 0

Hi all, looking for the best most cost effective insurance. Has anyone used FLIP insurance? What was your experience? TIA

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.08 / August 2015 22

Welcome to the Issue 4.08 / August 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to...

Penny Sue

Penny bakes 19

I have just joined Cakes Decor, in awe of so many lovely creations, I live in Somerset, and have been running a credited cakes business for just over two years. I have always made cakes for family friends, but word of mouth and it took off. I...

Steph Walters

Hope I am not trying to run before I can walk!!!! :o/ 9

Hello :o) My name is Steph and I am totally new to the world of cake business. I started playing about with cupcakes last year after seeing and being inspired by the beauty of the cakes made by “Carina’s Cupcakes”. After having some really...

Becoming official/insured/protected baking cakes for others? 3

Hi all, I’ve been doing some cake making as a hobby for about a year, I’ve not had any lessons but built up a collection of cutters and other decorating tools etc. recently a local photographer friend asked me to provide her with cakes for ‘cake...

Emily Calvo

World Lupus Day SugarArt Collaboration 10

Hi cakers!!! This is a collaboration of Sugar Artists and Cake designers who have this disease or have indirectly been affected by it, for instance a relative or a friend. Each of us has tried to symbolise what this complex and treacherous...

Sugar&Spice by NA

glue issue 9

Hi I have a big problem with gluing on fondant, Like for instance, today i had to deliver a Barney cake, all the borders were made out of small fondant balls, i glued them on the cake with royal icing, the disaster came when i reached the place...

Fun Fiesta Cakes

BUTTERCREAM UNDERNEATH FONDANT - HELP! 4

Hi, I wonder if someone could shed some light into a problem I encounter whenever I use buttercream under the fondant. I always make sure my buttercream is stiff enough to be nice and smooth. I crumbcoat my cake and chill it for 15 minutes;...

My Business Dilemma 2

Hello The name of my cake decorating business is Cakes By Kerry. Overtime, I found myself wanting to do more. Apart from cakes, I sell gumpaste flowers. In light of this, I want to expand as time goes by in the following areas: Gumpaste...

sheet cake conversion? 2

Hi. I want to make a 3D car cake and the tutorial I have calls for 4 sheet cakes to be made and then stacked and carved. I have only ever made Victoria sponge or madeira cakesin round or square. I know sponge is not good for stacking so was going...