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nannycook Sat 15-Jun-13 19:05:07

I know there a few people on here who can give me some advice, im making a 6inch top tier cake in chocolate with ganache in the middle, can i use it fir the crumb coat?( would it show through the white fondant) or do i just put it in the middle and keep to buttercream for the crumb coat? I need an answer by wed if poss from anyone.

nannycook Tue 23-Jul-13 21:36:03

Aw Mike i hope so, thats so annoying, i forgot to take some pics the other day of my owl cupcakes,grrr.x

stealthsquiggle Tue 23-Jul-13 22:38:54

Your campervan is so cute, Nannycook - so neat and precise envy

It's really annoying when you forget to take photos - I have a few bags I have done that with (winter I bake, summer I sew...) but the one I have just finished is not going anywhere without pictures because I am so damned pleased with it - only it got so grubby and sweaty in the making that I had to wash it, and it is still drying... (sometimes I wish I could do that with finished cakes, just to smarten them up grin)

nannycook Wed 24-Jul-13 21:33:48

Thank you stealth, i know your very good at what you do so thats a nice compliment to me. take a photo of it and put it on here so i can see it. i've just sat down after making 12 vintage stlye cupcakes for a customer where i work. puta pic on profile later.

stealthsquiggle Wed 24-Jul-13 23:00:15

here it is - I am mostly pleased because I didn't copy it from anyone or anything smile

nannycook Wed 24-Jul-13 23:37:30

thats so good, do you sell your things then?

stealthsquiggle Wed 24-Jul-13 23:44:42

No - just presents (mostly for my DC to take to parties.

kreecherlivesupstairs Wed 24-Jul-13 23:56:25

Bloody hell, I have never been onto this area of MN, you just came up in active conversations.
You are all so gifted envy

nannycook Thu 25-Jul-13 07:24:25

welcome to our little family kreecher, your so right there are many peeps on here that give such good advice, and they cover a huge range of things too., Ask away for anything you want to know and someone will help.

MikeLitoris Thu 25-Jul-13 07:53:17

I love that bag! You should sell them stealth

stealthsquiggle Thu 25-Jul-13 08:12:45

As with all these things, Mike, cakes included, of I were to price them based on how long they take, no one would buy them sad. Actually, that's not true of all the bags that I make, bit definitely of that one (I got a little carried away wink)

stealthsquiggle Thu 25-Jul-13 08:14:04

(please ignore random vowels in last post)

<<hits phone>>

MikeLitoris Thu 25-Jul-13 08:31:37

Very true stealth

nannycook Thu 25-Jul-13 12:13:18

i agree if we charged for all the time spent making our cakes they'd cost a fortune, no one would buy them .

DisneyDiva87 Tue 30-Jul-13 15:05:30

Thanks to inspiration from you guys I bought myself an easy icing book so now I can practice icing my very own cakes from dinosaurs to pony stables and 48 other designs in between!

Hoping that once I get a feel for it I'll be able to improvise my own. I've got the icing tools sitting in my amazon basket waiting for payday.

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