What to do with leftover cake scraps

What to do with leftover cake scraps Yesterday – I wondered what everyone did.  So I asked a question on social media.  It was about what to do with leftover cake scraps. I was astonished at the variety of answers. So if you have ever looked for inspiration on just what to do with leftover…

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Baking in summer heat

Baking in summer heat Are you struggling with melting cakes this summer?  Baking in summer heat – is no joke and our cake decorators are suffering. But here is a story I saw posted up on Social Media this week.   The Customer was not happy A cake decorator charged $100 for a cake. It…

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How to take pictures of cakes

How to take pictures of cakes I’ve just spotted another post on social media. It contained a most gorgeous cake, but clearly the talented designer did not know how to take pictures of cakes. As with so much clutter in the background that the details of the cake were totally lost. I see this all…

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Hoping for repeat cake orders?

Hoping for repeat cake orders… by partnering with a venue A Cake Decorator was wondering what to do.  This lady was hoping for repeat cake orders by partnering with a venue.   She loved making her cupcakes and had partnered with a venue in her town. This place was to be the first port of…

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Cake Customer Complaining

Cake Customer Complaining! This cake decorator had a cake customer complaining. She received a message of dissatisfaction but zero evidence to prove the damage.     This customer picked up a fairy tale castle complete with towers. Less than two hours later the cake decorator received a message from the customer. They declared that every single…

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Making and decorating cakes with pets around

Making and decorating cakes with pets around So you have dogs and are allowed to sell your cakes from your home kitchen.  Making and decorating cakes with pets around can be a challenge. A Cake Decorator received a complaint One cake decorator had a customer complaint that there were dog hairs in the cookies. She…

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Home baking or cake decorating?

Home baking or cake decorating? Are you home baking or cake decorating and fed up working alone, in a vacuum?  Perhaps you sometimes feel discouraged and unsupported too. I get it, it is not easy working on your own without professionals to ask. The problem is that this disconnected isolation can lead to a loss…

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Baking Cakes and Decorating for beginners

Baking Cakes and Decorating for beginners A big discussion appeared on social media.  This was in one of the group for baking cakes and decorating for beginners. The discussion was about how to prevent cake sticking to greaseproof paper linings. The paper was pulling all the edges off, leaving large chunks of cake on the…

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