Is an order book for cake makers necessary? When selling cakes it super important to look and act professionally.  Have you thought about using an order book for cake makers at all?   But let’s think about what do you currently when taking a customer order, writing it down and noting all the details? Writing…

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Do cake customers know your delivery area? Do cake customers know your cake delivery area?   I am asking because a while ago a friend was searching for a cake decorator for a celebration cake.   She was happy to search on the internet and sat down to do some research.   You can imagine her shock…

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Do you take cash for cakes?   I followed with interest a discussion on Facebook yesterday.   It was considering about the safety of receiving physical cash in payment for a cake order.  A reader had asked ‘Do you take cash for cakes in the current Covid climate?’   Here are some thoughts.   There…

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Having a cake order conversation?   I saw a cake decorator/home baker post on social media recently a screen shot of a ‘cake order conversation’ she had. This was with a potential customer. Needless to say – the conversation did not last long…   The cake order conversation went like this.   Customer – I…

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Cake Business Photographs – could they be better? I saw a cake decorator moaning recently on social media. Someone had bought some cakes from her.   That wasn’t a problem in itself. The person who bought the cakes had created some cake toppers and stuck them in the cakes.  The gold twinkly card with a…

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Could your cake business be more visible? When I spotted an advert for a company working in a local house – it got me thinking.  Could your cake business be more visible? The company working in the house had a large sail like pole and piece of printed fabric.  It was secured to the pavement…

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Cake Business questions   Some cake decorators are surprised to find themselves as a ‘business owner’.   And as business – there are a few cake business questions that do need an answer!   A request to create an order from outside of their inner circle of friends and relatives has sent them into a flat spin.…

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How is Cake Coach Online doing? Cake Coach Online has a very important question to ask you:   How is Cake Coach Online doing?   You can let us know what you love or hate about the site, and what you would like to see here in the future. We’ve be refreshing the website!  …

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How to make Popcorn Cupcakes I found a novel way to change an ordinary cupcake into a bag of popcorn. So here it is today.  A video tutorial on  “How to make Popcorn Cupcakes.”     I thought it would be perfect fun treat for weekend movies. Plus the kids might enjoy making these too.…

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Butterscotch-Pecan Cake Recipe Hidden deep beneath the pecan sheath of this delicious, statuesque cake lies a sweet secret. This makes familiar flavors seem sophisticated.  This Butterscotch-Pecan Cake recipe would be perfect for a night of entertaining.  Your guests will love the secretive brown-butter frosting. Plus the butterscotch-soaked layers spiked with rum.  They will think you…

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