Stained Glass Cake Topper Tutorial

Stained Glass cake topper tutorial

OK you guys, I have a really COOL tutorial for you!  This one was a long time coming and it has a little story behind it.  It involves brainstorming, inner voices, my first cake competition, some cakey politics and great friendships First I am going to give you all the deets for the… Continue reading »

Safely Decorating Cakes with Fresh Flowers

decorating cakes with fresh flowers guide
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Fresh flowers on a beautiful cake, what’s not to love?  It’s a classic.  Nothing wrong with that, right? Well, the truth is, there could be a lot wrong with that. Depending on how the cake decorator chose and prepared the flowers before decorating the cake. Think about it, conventional flowers… Continue reading »

Wedding Cake Tasting Tutorial

How to do a wedding cake tasting - tutorial

Wedding Cake Tastings ~ Beautiful, Professional and Portable     When I first started to do wedding cakes I immediately had brides asking for tastings.  I had a hard time finding much information online on how to actually prepare and set up a tasting and consult.  Since I am a cottage… Continue reading »

How to Make Custom Cake Boxes ~ Inexpensive and Professional

How to make custom cake box tutorial

~ Cake Boxes ~   So here’s the deal with standard bakery boxes.  I searched high and low for some nice, professional looking bakery boxes that my cakes would fit in. <<<  Those are the two key words here.   My cakes are ALWAYS too tall!  Do you have that… Continue reading »

Parchment Circles Hack ~ Shani’s Tips & Tricks

cutting parchment circles for cake pans
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Parchment Circles Hack Coming Your Way! Ok confession time.  You know those pesky parchment circles for the bottom of your cake pans?  For some weird reason I have an aversion to cutting those out.  Weird.  I know.  But there are some things in life that just hit the wrong note… Continue reading »