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I was in Memphis last summer with my daughter at St. Jude's Children's Hospital. She didn't want to be cooped up on campus so we did a little bit of exploring.  I didn't find any really great bakeries, but I didn't really look. There is a chain of cupcake places called Gigi's Cupcakes. If you go all the way down Poplar into Germantown, there is SweetWise. That is a cake supply store and maker of The Mat. Their address is 7850 Poplar Ave #20  Germantown, TN 38138. It is...
I have used the panel technique on my suitcase cake. I mixed the fondant (Duff's) with some modeling chocolate-it worked great because I din't have to color the fondant, as the chocolate did it for me. I rolled it out between 1/8" and 1/4" and cut each panel to size and then put it in the fridge for 5 min to slightly stiffen up. The panel kept it's shape beautifully. I also watched Marina's class. Did you pinch the seams together and then smooth them out? I found that the...
This is so funny. I'm glad I'm not the only one who doesn't feel the value of this show. I DVR it and begin my routine:FF through Candace & Florian's introsWatch Contestants' introsWatch the ingredients and hear what they have come up withFF through bakingWatch C &F review cupcakesWatch who gets bootedWatch the ingredients and hear what they have come up withFF through bakingWatch C &F review cupcakesFF until the end when they judge displaysI have now cut the show and...
I think it is OK because it IS just 2 black circles and a bow. Now if those circles were connected like the Disney logo, I think that would be a different story. Have you ever seen on Disney channel when a Disney star would take a wand and make a circle with a line and then another circle a la Mickey's head and ears? That would be an infringement IMO. In addition, the cake is pink and not red. For as many reasons they can say C&D, you can show that this is not exactly the...
Thanks so much!
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gold luster dust mixed with vodka on modeling chocolate?
Glad to have helped. Can't wait to see the final result!
Thanks!
BUMP.... Anyone?
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