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7 Modern Buttercream Flowers Tutorials

In case you missed it, buttercream flowers are back! Big time! Gone are the days of supermarket roses; we are now in the time of modern buttercream flowers. These new modern buttercream flowers can often be mistaken for real, fresh flowers. They’re beautiful,elegant, and can add just right touch to any cake. But how do… Read More 7 Modern Buttercream Flowers Tutorials

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Home Bakery Wedding Consultation- Part 3: Preparing Samples & Conducting the Meeting

  Part 2 of Home Bakery Wedding Consultation Now that you have decided where to hold your wedding consultations, and prepared your policies and procedures, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty.   Preparing samples and discussing/recording the order. In this installment I will walk you through how to prepare samples, what to… Read More Home Bakery Wedding Consultation- Part 3: Preparing Samples & Conducting the Meeting

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Home Bakery Wedding Consultation-Part 2: Policies, Procedures & Deposit Requirements

  Part 1 of Home Bakery Wedding Consultation  After Part 1 you should have decided where you will be holding your Home Bakery Wedding Consultations. Now we will talk about policies, procedures, and deposit requirements. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is going into a wedding consultation without any kind of set policies.… Read More Home Bakery Wedding Consultation-Part 2: Policies, Procedures & Deposit Requirements

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Home Bakery Wedding Consultation- Part 1: Where to Hold the Consultation

Working from home can be very rewarding in many ways. But it can also prove a challenge in certain situations. One of those being how to conduct a wedding consultation. I remember the first time I had a request for a wedding consultation. I was positive no one would want to be inconvenienced to come… Read More Home Bakery Wedding Consultation- Part 1: Where to Hold the Consultation

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Secrets to Achieving the Perfect Cheesecake

Did you read the list of Best Selling Bakery Products I gave you?  If so, then you probably remember Cheesecake being on that list.  Pretty much at the top of that list.  If you’re going to be making cheesecakes to sell in your bakery, then you need to know all the secrets to achieving the… Read More Secrets to Achieving the Perfect Cheesecake

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How to Set Base Prices

We’ve talked about why you don’t want to be the cheap cake lady and the proper way to price your cakes. Now we’re going to learn how to set base prices for your different products to streamline and simplify the pricing process. You’ll only have to do this math once to get your base prices.… Read More How to Set Base Prices

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How to Charge for Cakes and Other Products

How to charge for cakes? This is the BIG question, isn’t it? I talked to you extensively in The Cheap Cake Lady about many of the reasons you don’t want to be her. If you missed that post and you’re struggling to charge appropriately,  I highly recommend you head over there and read it for… Read More How to Charge for Cakes and Other Products

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Biggest Mistakes When Making Buttercream and How to Fix Them

It can make you or break you.  It is one of the most important aspects of your product.  It is one of the most difficult skills to master as a tool and an ingredient.  IT is buttercream. Buttercream is one of the trickiest things to get just right, but once you do your decorating will… Read More Biggest Mistakes When Making Buttercream and How to Fix Them

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6 Things to Think About Before Opening a Retail Bakery

Hey-hey home baker, I’m talking to you. Yeah, you. The one who has outgrown their kitchen and has lost all free time on the weekends. I have been right where you are. Dreaming and obsessing over all the things I would do if I had my own cute little cake shop. How I would decorate… Read More 6 Things to Think About Before Opening a Retail Bakery