Tips and Tricks: New Home-Based Wedding Cake Designers

Excerpts reposted from my former baking and cake decorating blog, Chronic Masterbakers: Are you a new-to-the-game home-based baker who wants to make and sell wedding cakes? Are you looking for some simple to understand and follow (and free) recommendations, rules, tips and tricks to help make your first wedding cake commissions succeed with as few…

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…