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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The Secret to Perfect Piping Piping designs or writing on a cake can transform an ordinary treat into a super special treat.  Here is the secret to perfect piping.   The consistency of the icing is important.  If your icing is too thin, it will leak out of your pastry bag and you will have…

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Recipe – Apple-Cinnamon Upside-Down Cake Autumn is here and that means we are leaping into prime baking season too! Yippee!  Nothing nicer than trying out a new recipe – Apple-Cinnamon upside-down cake. Not much can top the fragrant aroma of fall baking filling your home, the way apples and cinnamon do.  Here is a great…

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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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How to delight your best cake customers  Do you ever think of thanking your long term customers for their business? Have you ever thought – how to delight your best cake customers?   Have they spent a lot of money with you for a very special occasion like a wedding cake? In multi tiers?  …

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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 make Cake Pops A fun way to use up those scraps Cake pops are very popular these days, and there is no wonder why. These tiny treats are small, affordable,  cute,  and delicious! They are also a fantastic way for you to use up your cake scraps and off cuts. Much better than…

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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 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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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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