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…