Tips and Tricks: Home-Based Wedding Cake Designers

Reposted from my previous blog, Chronic Masterbakers: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have searched the internet, looking for some simple recommendations, rules, tips and tricks to help make your first wedding cake commissions go off without a hitch. However, I was astonished to find so little information on the subject. There are plenty of how-to’s for the bride-…

Tutorial: Dowelling a Cake

Reboot of my original post from a previous blog, Chronic Masterbakers +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ What’s a dowel?Dowels are straight sticks made from rolled paper, plastic, or wood, that are (usually) vertically pushed into a cake in order to support the weight of the above layers. How many dowels you use, and where to place them within your…

Tutorial: How to Make a Swirl Cake

Reposted from my previous blog, Chronic Masterbakers: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Here are some pics and a short tutorial on how to do a perfect colour swirl in your cakes! Ooh, colours….. Step 1: Make your cake batter, and separate out into roughly equal portions in separate bowls, for as many colours as you are using.  Tint each…

Tutorial: Gumpaste Baby Converse Sneakers

Reposted from my previous blog, Chronic Masterbakers: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Presenting: The Most Adorable Baby Converse Sneakers in the World!  These l’il guys are small enough to fit both in the palm of your hand The creation of these adorable little sneakers was a challenge I was both enthusiastic to attempt for the first time, but…