Running Cake Taster Sessions

Running cake taster sessions I saw a cake decorator asking about running cake taster sessions for her potential customer. She was en route with cupcakes in different flavours. The customer had messaged to say they had changed their mind. She wanted slices delivered instead. The cake decorators was en route already. This fact implied she…

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What to do with a cancelled cake?

What to do with a cancelled cake? A cake decorator had a cancellation. The Cake was already done and due out the next day. But the customer had been told to isolate because of connection with a patient who had contracted our current threatening illness. So her celebration was cancelled.  So the question was –…

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Safe transportation of cakes

Safe transportation for cakes   I have been seeing a few disastrous cake collapses in the heat of the UK . I have no doubt across the world cake decorators suffer from the heat in the same way too.  And this is all to do with safe transportation for cakes.  It turns out that a…

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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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Earn money from cake decorating

Earn money from cake decorating CakeCoachOnline has many facets to its offerings. Our big mission is to help our cake decorators and bakers turn their hobby into money and to help them get paid their worth.   We are on all of the social media platforms Facebook, Pinterest, Linked In, Twitter   Plus our latest…

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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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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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Fresh flowers on cakes

Adding fresh flowers on cakes Today I spotted a spat on social media.  It involved adding fresh flowers on cakes.   A baker had made a two-tier wedding cake and included gypsophila or baby’s breath in the decoration.   There was a lot of mumbling, I bet she’s not registered or insured. She must be…

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Help for home bakers and cake decorators

Help for home bakers and cake decorators I recently asked a group of hobby bakers and cake decorators a question. I wanted to make a list of help for home bakers and cake decorators. And this was what they considered to be their biggest challenge.   I received a lot of varied responses. And some…

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How to Avoid Exhaustion as a Baker

How to avoid exhaustion as a baker    I spotted in all the flurry of treats being made for Valentines Day, a very sad and exhausted baker. She had spent hours making up bags of cookies and treats, all hand baked. She had put them in bags and presented them very professionally.   So just how…

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