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Dark Chocolate Brownie Cake

Dark Chocolate Brownie Cake

I love a decadent dark chocolate cake!  This recipe starts with a Devil’s Food Cake Mix & a Dark Chocolate Brownie Mix, but the secret ingredients are black cocoa powder and espresso powder!  The result is a super dark rich chocolate cake. Dark Chocolate...
How To Make Mirror Glaze (Shiny) Cakes: Recipe & Tutorial

How To Make Mirror Glaze (Shiny) Cakes: Recipe & Tutorial

–Pin it For Later The latest craze to hit the caking world is the out-of-this-world shiny, mirror-like glaze and glazing effect. It is cool stuff! Apparently these have been around for a long time and have come back into fashion (like miniskirts or bell bottom...
Glossy Korean Buttercream (Video Tutorial & Recipe Review)

Glossy Korean Buttercream (Video Tutorial & Recipe Review)

–Pin it For Later A hot new trend in the cake decorating and the baking world is a glossy buttercream that is almost translucent! Which makes it more realistic and natural looking flower. It is called Korean buttercream as a very popular recipe and method was...
How to Make ‘Moonlighting’ Work for a Cake Business

How to Make ‘Moonlighting’ Work for a Cake Business

–Pin it For Later When working full time (or studying or being a mom), how can I have a cake business on the side and can it really be profitable? Here’s a question that came in from someone who works full time and *loves* cupcakes.  Like, can not stop...
Extra Cake Business Charges & How to Explain (Justify) Them

Extra Cake Business Charges & How to Explain (Justify) Them

What should you charge extra for in your cake business? Oh wow! What shouldn’t you charge extra for in your cake business?! Haha – I joke… I joke… kind of. And how do you justify these extra charges? Simple really. You know why. I know why. A reasonable customer...
Cakers Are Their Own Worst Critics!

Cakers Are Their Own Worst Critics!

The phrase ‘We are our own worst critics’ gets repeated daily, maybe even hourly between people in the cake industry. There are some cakes that we are absolutely beaming over. The biggest smile that you couldn’t wipe off with a slap from a dead fish. Then there are...