I stopped at the fancy cake shop here in town to get supplies for a grad cake this weekend. She was selling Bakel's brand gumpaste for $3.50#. The Wilton I have been using and know how to work with…Continue
I have my fist carved cake order this weekend. She wants a conga drum cake. A conga drum is a little smaller at the bottom than at the top, maybe a two inch total difference between the diameter of…Continue
I've made two cakes so far using square pans. And for the life of me, I can get the fondant right on the corners. It just turns into an absolute wreck (shreds, breaks apart) and I have to find a…Continue
When I dropped off the Hello Kitty and Super Mario cakes at the kids' birthday party at the bowling alley - all heads turned. Almost every person at the bowling alley (a popular kids birthday party location around here) came to have a look. The owner of the bowling alley asked me to make a castle cake that they could sell off of their website for the parties - they'd take a commission of course. I'm excited to try it. I'm not sure on pricing, or what the market will bear around here (we're…Continue
I just talked to my niece. Her son's first birthday party is the 20th. She wants me to do a Finding Nemo cake for his party. I'm really excited to try it. Plan on doing a RKT fondant covered Nemo on the top, with all the other characters around the tiers. I can't wait to get started. I can start the gumpaste parts this weekend - I plan on doing some coral and shells. Will do the major characters out of fondant.
On another note - made a pink lemonade cake from scratch yesterday…Continue