Order book for cake makers

Is an order book for cake makers necessary? When selling cakes it super important to look and act professionally.  Have you thought about using an order book for cake makers at all?   But let’s think about what do you currently when taking a customer order, writing it down and noting all the details? Writing…

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How to make Popcorn Cupcakes

How to make Popcorn Cupcakes I found a novel way to change an ordinary cupcake into a bag of popcorn. So here it is today.  A video tutorial on  “How to make Popcorn Cupcakes.”     I thought it would be perfect fun treat for weekend movies. Plus the kids might enjoy making these too.…

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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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How to make chocolate ganache easily

How to make chocolate ganache easily After requests from our Cake Decorating community to share some craft tips on my blog – here we are. How to make chocolate ganache easily in the microwave.   This YouTube video shows an easy way of making this tasty cake filling/covering. This is a mixture of chocolate and…

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Making great connections with potential customers

Making great connections with potential customers As a small business owner,  you have most likely been given a lot of advice on in person networking.  And it is essential to learn the art of making great connections with potential customers.    Networking has been used as a business growth tool for decades. Although its face…

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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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Starting a Home Bakery Business

Starting a home bakery business Starting a home bakery business can be one of the most interesting businesses there is. But at the same time can be frustrating too. Its true you have the opportunity to create, inspire, and do what you love for a living. But you also have to run the admin areas.…

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What cake customers really want

What cake customers really want   When asked what cake customers really want – the answers were unsurprising.   They love helpful, personal, professional service.  Your customers need to be able to ‘like’ the designer and find them relatable. Buyers want evidence that they have experience and know what they are doing. The people who…

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Can your potential customers find you?

Are your potential customers aware that you exist? Can your potential customers find you? Investment in time and money in finding new customers is vital. Especially if you want a thriving cake decorating business. And these actions are more important than buying more tools for cake decorating. At the end of the day if you…

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What about cake sizes?

Cake sizes and the importance of asking questions My thoughts this week are about cake sizes.   Sometimes you may get a customer who would like to order a huge cake.   I had one like that – the lady wanted it to feed 150 people at the party. The cake was so huge –…

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