A sugar shaper, sugarcraft gun, sugar extruder, clay gun…is a wonderfully clever cake decorating tool known by many different names. It is a tool I wouldn’t be without! It’s part of my essential cake decorating kit. I have had one ever since I started decorating 25 years ago and now I have three. Why? Well […]
Everybody asks questions, it's how we learn...Here are answers to some of the frequently asked questions that we repeatedly hear at Lindy's Cakes. Take a look to see if we've answered your burning baking or cake decorating question! Another good place to look for answers, especially if it's a 'how to' question, is in our Free Tutorial category.
Here at Lindy’s Cakes we are asked questions all the time and interestingly we receive many more questions about baking then we ever do about cake decorating!! Now I love baking and have been baking for as long as I can remember, but I know that many of you are very new to this fascinating […]
I get asked this question all the time, as many of my students also want to turn their passion for cake decorating into a successful businesses. The simple but frustrating answer is that no one can tell you how much you should charge. Setting a price structure is one of the most difficult parts of any […]
We often receive requests for instructions on how to reassemble sugar shapers from customers for who have taken their sugar shaper apart and can’t put it back together! … here they are: Hope this helps!
We sell a selection of edible gums here at Lindy’s Cakes, all with their own specific uses, which can lead to a little confusion as they all look very similar. We guess you wouldn’t expect that the a substance used in incense, shoe polish and make-up could also be used to to help add sparkle […]
When you cut or carve a baked Madeira cake you will always see a few holes or air bubbles, but baking is a science and there are a number of factors that can cause excessive or extra large holes. Here are a few examples: The flour is too strong The mixture is too stiff – […]