Can You Get Cake Orders Where You Live?

Can You Get Cake Orders Where You Live? “I would like to begin decorating cakes/selling sweets in my small town. But am not sure if there is enough population/demand to make a profit. What can I do?” This is a very common question for new sugarcrafters. It is definitely thinking in the right direction!  So…

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How to work from home as a home baker

How to work from home as a home baker  You have no idea how many times I hear people say “Oh, I could never work at home. I’d never get anything done!!”  But ‘how to work from home as a home baker’ works well if you set up a few ground rules.   And now…

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How do I register a home bakery?

How do I register a home bakery? If you are starting out and in the UK – read on…   Anyone beginning a cake decorating business or a home bakery has one question on their mind.  And that is how do I register a home bakery?  If they are resident in UK they have one…

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Cake Images that someone else is taking credit for

Cake Images that someone else is taking credit for Stolen cake images are almost an inevitability for any sugarcrafter with a website.  What do you do about cake images that someone else is taking credit for?  You spend hours creating, building, and perfecting your artful cake creations. Then you to stumble across someone else’s website…

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How to Use Color Flow Icing

Color flow icing and how to use it…   Color flow icing is a fun ingredient you can use to make more 3D designs for cakes,  cookies,  and cupcakes.   The designs can look very professional and marvelous. But it does take time and practice to get things right. In fact,  many beginners in this color…

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How to Sell Cakes

How to sell cakes And can your cake customers find you?   I sometimes come across cake decorators who bemoan they just don’t know how to sell cakes.  They have to face the  fact they have to few or no orders. The ‘How to sell cakes and can your cake customers find you? ‘ question…

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Sharp edges on a fondant cake needed?

Sharp edges on a fondant cake needed? Here is how! If you have ever wondered how to get totally sharp edges on a fondant cake – then look no further.   I was looking around for some interesting craft tips to share with you – and have found a lot of interesting techniques.  Some are…

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Fun Friday – Candy Clay Baskets

Baskets are used for so many things in day to day life, why not bring them into your cake designs too!  Basket of cupcakes, a garden party with fondant flowers inside, a newborn shaped cake nestled inside for a baby shower?  The ideas are endless!  This woven basket technique is achievable by all levels of baking enthusiasts (perhaps a…

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Fun Friday – Icing Filled Center Cupcakes

Have lots of fun with flavor and hidden surprises when you add a tasty icing or jelly filling to your baked cupcakes for a filled center. Everyone will be surprised when they sink their teeth into this cupcake filled with their favorite flavor.  An easy, quick and great idea for parties too! Filling the center…

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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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