How to deal with Unhappy customers... 9

I recently did a cake for someone and she flat out told me she didnt like it. She told me she wanted a small 2 tier cake airbrushed gold, with roses. She emphasized that she didnt want a big cake because she would be going to dinner with her...

TarasTreats

Rude & Demanding clients 3

Hi all! I am new to the business of making cakes for other people as my own business and not at a bakery. Up to this point (two years into it) I have never had an unhappy client. A woman got a quote from me for a 3 tiered wedding cake. She didn’t...

Şekerli Şeyler

Global Sugar Art Fail 3

Hi cake friends! I live in Istanbul/Turkey. We have so many cake decorators and cake suplplies companies here. But sometimes i need some other type of tools or Satin Ice gumpaste etc and need to get them from somewhere else on the internet. Or...

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Hello, what does everyone do when they are Ill and have a cake due? 8

Hi everyone I have been busy and Ill and I am really behind with cakes again so I will try my best to go through all the lovely cakes I have missed ASAP. I had the dreaded Norovirus and had a cake due but was so Ill and for health and safety...

Bakery Butler

3 Keys to Converting Web Visitors into Customers 0

During an average day for Bakery Butler we come across many websites for bakeries who are interested in what Bakery Butler has to offer. We believe that Bakery Butler is a needed tool for any bakery, but it is not a magical way to attract...

Cake Decor in Cairns

Facebook is changing the rules for pages. 49

There are big changes coming, not great for those of you like me who cannot afford the exorbitant fees imposed by Facebook to be seen. I would be more than happy to do as one friend suggested and pay a $10 annual fee, like a domain name. But...

Michal Bulla

CakesDecor Interviews #1 - Peggy Does Cake 33

As she said, she is a self-taught hobbyist and has no clue what she is doing most of the time. She is obsessed with cakes and has a love/hate relationship with them. When she is not making cakes or playing around on her FB fan page, she is...

HappyHermit

Hello from Virginia! 7

Hello everyone! I just stumbled across CakesDecor while looking up cake decorating ideas on Pinterest and am amazed at what wonderful work and decorating abilities so many have shared here (and I’ve only looked at the start page so far)! I am...

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...

Happy

Friend Etiquette 5

Twice in the last month or so I’ve experienced something new when I have friends/coworkers at my house. Somehow the subject of cake comes up because maybe I’m working on a cake or am waiting for an order to be picked up, and they say to me in an...

Radoslava Kirilova (Radiki's Cakes)

Let me cake your day! 5

I’m a hobby baker from 2011 and it is my passion since then. At the begining I baked mainly for my family and friends, but with years past by I took the descision to make it a career and make more people happy with my creations. I am really in...

Sumthin' Sweet Cakes & Treats

Hello from Sumthin' Sweet 4

Hi and happy new year to everyone. I am a cake designer from the Louisville, KY area and I specializing in custom cakes, desserts, & treats. Designing and/or creating a unique dessert for a special someone(s) is my passion. I listen to my...

Gluten free chocolate 4

Hi all, I have a customer who tells me her partner will have a severe reaction to even the tiniest amount of gluten. I am happy that my cake recipe is fine, but I am not so sure about chocolate for the ganache. Can anyone recommend a 100% gf...

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...

The Custom Cakery

Mellie aka The Custom Cakery 34

Jumping on the bandwagon… So I’m Melanie to my mum and Mel or Mellie to most others! I live in Yorkshire (Tour de France starting here tomorrow although not near me!) in the north of England. I’m a mum of four beautiful, funny, demanding kids…...

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.10 / October 2015 20

The Gazette is out folks with a completely new section talking about my new favorite things as well as highlighting some of the great things that have been happening in the cakey world. I hope you all enjoy it and as always I love hearing your...

Lori Mahoney (Lori's Custom Cakes)

Sugar Myths Global Edition 15

Hi Friends! Miss Amber Adamson from Top Tier Cakes created an open collaboration for anyone to join and wow are there some amazing pieces! I love these collabs because you get to meet and see some amazing people and see some creations that you...

Hello..:) 3

I didn’t realize there’s a forum for introducing yourself.. so Hi there! My name is Eloisa and own Sweet Situation custom cakes and desserts in Chatsworth, CA. I’ve been baking and decorating for years but it was just the last couple of years...

Hi! My name is.... 2

Hi, my name is Daliuska, and I found this place through facebook, I’m very happy to be here and well, a little bit over myself, I started cake decorating / making about 4 years ago, my mother in law brought me to a cake decorating class, since I...