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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Cake Design was agreed

Cake design was agreed! Now customer wants changes. There is a common question/debate among cake decorators. The question of my cake design was agreed. Now customer wants changes. Help! And what to do about the time it takes to create custom cake designs.  Should I charge extra?    This is a very good question which…

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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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4 Ways to Paint a Cake

4 Ways to Paint a Cake Here are just 4 ways to paint a cake.  There are a multitude of other ways to add colour and depth to your cake designs too.  But let’s start with just four! Rice paper, fondant, coloured gels, luster dust. And there are even more if you look around (provided…

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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 – 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 – 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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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 – Sunflower Cupcakes

Here’s a great idea for a summer fun batch of cupcakes! We saw the photo while wandering around on Pinterest and had to get some more details. The really great news is they’re a whole lot easier than they look.  Isn’t that always a nice treat? All you need for the “artsy part” of this…

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