Cake Business Ideas – Rewards for special customers

I had a chance conversation with a man today who spoke of an amazing car repair centre he had used.  He had, at the time, a top of the range vehicle and instead of taking it to the nearby authorised dealership in London, he had discovered that even by driving out of town and visiting…

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Fun Friday – Lattice Cake Decorating Technique

Having a garden party, tea party or just a casual gathering of friends?  If you haven’t planned one, you’ll certainly want to so you can show off this dazzling design. Use this very simple decorating technique of only 3 steps to create an elegant lattice on a cake.  This technique would also be great used…

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Fun Friday – Oreo Cupcakes

Oreo Cupcakes Oreo cupcakes are certainly a cookie lover’s dream!   Definitely delicious, with an Oreo cookie tucked in the bottom and chunks of Oreos throughout the batter.  This idea is perfect for last minute parties or entertaining when a decorative dessert is needed but there’s not enough time. The cupcakes are sure to be a…

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Fun Friday – Decadent Black Tie Low Calorie Diabetic Affair

Treat your family or guests to a divine Black Tie Cake, a decadently delicious choice to dress up any meal.  Top it off with enticing chocolate covered strawberries for a black tie affair.  Diabetics can also enjoy this appetizing dessert by substituting the sugar for Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking.  Serve a ‘night on the…

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Cake Business Ideas – How is my driving?

I had a thought the other day which always makes me smile.  What do you think when you see a sticker on the back of a lorry which says ‘How’s my driving? – phone 0800 000111 and tell us’    Does anybody ever do this?  Have you?   Would you ring and say ‘Your driver is rubbish…

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Fun Friday – Poke A Dot

Coming up with ideas for decorated cakes are sometimes harder than the actual decorating, especially for Tweens and Teens.  Modernize a cake simply by adding polka dots in various sizes!  Not only is it cute and colorful, but it’s much easier than it looks. Polka dot decorating is perfect for buttercream frosting.  To neatly pipe…

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Cake Business Ideas – Delivery Maam!

The door bell rang.  Who would it be this time?  Opening the door I discovered a man in Parcel Force uniform standing there. “Delivery Maam” he uttered shoving a box towards me.  This was shortly followed by a little plastic machine and a stick like pencil, requiring me to not only note my name in…

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Fun Friday – Sunburst Your Cake

Do you need a simple decorating technique that bursts color and excitement?  The Aster features a bright burst of petals that are simple to make. The textured Aster works great for almost any cake!  They’re also perfect for Mother’s Day or cakes for showers. Ingredients: Meringue Powder Royal Icing or Buttercream icing Wilton Tools: Tip:…

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Fun Friday – Sweet Treat in Disguise

Anything baked from the heart is Art.  When that Art has the added feature of looking like something completely different than what it actually is – that’s just plain fun! A great example of something “incognito” is this cake that looks like a basket of French fries! Amazing!! You’re only four ingredients away from making…

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Cake Business Ideas – Booking In Advance

A couple of days ago I had the opportunity to travel by train to a conference about 80 miles north of London. On booking the return ticket, I was told by booking in advance my fare was only an additional £10 more than a return trip into London itself at a peak time. How is…

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