Years ago, when I first started caking, I knew it would never amount to anything.  I was just a mom, trying to make my child's birthday magical.  I should have known better, truth be told.  I am driven by an intense need to know the in's and out's of everything.  Once...

How to safely have gold on your cake...or any shine for that matter.

April 10, 2019

Surgeries, events, international blog postings, competitions, things are heating up for ZubCakes!

March 20, 2019

Caking is crazy. Everything from booked weekends, to bridal expos, to cake competitions! A perfectly beautiful, crazy life. And a recipe.

January 15, 2019

Friends and family are your most solid support system with a small business. How much of a discount should they get?

January 9, 2019


Scratch vanilla cake.  Sounds delightful.  Sounds amazing.  The aromatic smell of vanilla wafting through the house is one that brings the fondest of childhood memories and comfort.  And the second you take a bite of that wonderful slice of heaven, you are disappointe...

September 21, 2018



Flour.  Sugar.  Milk.  Eggs.  Butter.  I got this caking thing down pat.  Even if my kitchen is in a perpetual mess with flour and powder sugar.  I get it clean long enough to make it a mess again.  Ah...caking!

When I got licensed...

February 28, 2018

Hello ZubCakers!

Recently, there has been some debate on cake forums I am a part of.  Butter?  Or Margarine?  

 

Oh dear...this might get drawn out.  But before I go into any detail, just know that the answer is no.  Margarine was not, in fact, invented...

January 18, 2018

Another day has come to pass and I realize that I simply do not have enough cake tools.  Sure, I have my cake pans.  And my fondant tools.  And cookie cutters.  And plungers.  And molds.  And decorating bags and nozzles.  Sure, I take up an entire wall of my kitchen, t...

January 11, 2018

You just saw a cake that was stunning and awe-inspiring.  Breath taking even. You quickly save the picture and send it on to your local cake artist asking for a quote.  When you get the familiar ding from your phone indicating you have a message, you excitedly open the...

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