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...

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...

Slice of Sweet Art

Help! Chocolate & Nut Allergies!!!! 5

I have a few cake orders coming up with known nut allergies and they want chocolate cake and/or chocolate butter cream, however, all the chocolate I’ve worked with have a disclaimer on their packaging that states the product is processed on...

Cup N Cakes a la C'ART by Karen

Isomalt/Pulled Sugar molding 3

Hello fellow bakers/designers, I wasn’t sure which forum to post this on. However, I really need your expertise on how to work with isomalt/pulled sugar. I worked with isomalt last night, for the second time, and the cooked isomalt keeps...

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...

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Advice Needed on Covering a Frozen Cake 10

Hey everyone I need some advice here. I have seen a ton of posts on here about freezing cakes but I have a slightly different issue here. I was wondering if anyone tried to cover a frozen ganached cake with fondant? I am thinking a frozen cake...

Lets's share our gravity defying cakes 3

After reading the latest issue of CAKE magazine, I was just blown away at some of the cakes that were featured in the Gravity Defying Cakes section. The featured cake decorators had taken novelty cakes to a whole new level and I am in awe of...

BeckysSweets

Covering a cupcake completely in fondant 2

I have a bride that is requesting a 6" cake with 100 cupcakes completely covered in fondant (wrappers removed). I feel confident in my ability to do this, but am wondering if there should be some sort of board under the cuppies, or if they are...

Nicole Marker

HELP! Cake artist needed in Long Island NY....Yikes 2

Hi cake peeps! I am having a shaking my head moment…. A woman ordered a cake for this sunday sept 30. I looked at the message, gave her some ideas. We decided on price and colors etc. It is a Peter Pan 3rd birthday cake. I was looking through...

Gable Cake Transport Boxes...... 1

I just saw the corrugated cardboard gable shaped boxes for tiered cakes at a local sams club or costco and would love to use a similar setup for my business. has anybody seen, used, or purchased a tiered cake from sams or costco or have the...

Melanie Mangrum

Painting on SMBC, need advice 0

I’m a semi-retired Baker/decorator. Things change fast in the decorator world! I’ve been seeing lots of flowers painted on bc cakes. They look beautiful and I’m confident in my ability to do it, but what I’m wondering, if I paint beautiful...

Give & Bake

Give & Bake August 2015 0

Hello Throughout August we are hosting Give & Bake, a simple fundraising idea asking people to get together with their friends, family and colleagues for some tea and cake to raise money to support Leonard Cheshire Disability, including our...

Advice Needed on Cake Replica of a Building 0

Recently, I’ve been presented with the biggest and most challenging opportunity of my career. In less the one month, I’ve been commissioned to create a cake replica of a local hotel and casino for its one year anniversary party. My dilemma is...