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Starting a Cake Business( in Egypt) - Essential Tools to buy

post #1 of 6
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Hi!

I'm currently in the process of starting a cake business in Egypt. Tools are very expensive and not easy to come by out here and the people that bring cake decorating tools to sell mark up the prices outrageously. I lived in the states and my family is still out there so I plan to make a trip and to stock up on tools.

 

I already have a loot of different tools, I've been doing cake decorating as a hobby since 2008 so I've collected a lot of over the paste few years but I want to invest in some good flower cutters and veiners and other fondant and gumpaste tools. I'd really love some suggestions for good quality and affordable tools, I need to stock up because I don't have the luxury to purchase tools when I need them. What would you suggest as essentials to have? 

 

I want to be able to make tiered weddings cakes, birthday cakes, special occasion cakes as well as cupcakes and cookies (but not as much of a focus on cookies)

 

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post #2 of 6

i don't know--all of them!!! icon_biggrin.gif

 

but multiplied congratulations on your business endeavor

 

your bazaar looked really cool

 

and try ebay--they got some killer deals on neato plunger type sets of cutter/veiners all in one

 

i just searched for 'cake decorating'

 

lots of cool reasonable stuff

if you had your own tv show what would be your favorite commercial/sponsor

i think i'd like ghirardelli and hershey for starters...

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if you had your own tv show what would be your favorite commercial/sponsor

i think i'd like ghirardelli and hershey for starters...

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post #3 of 6

My favorite tools as of lately have been the PME plunger cutters.  I love them, all of them.  They are so easy to use and are quick.

I also like the tapit letter cutters.

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post #4 of 6

love those plungers too!!! cutter, plunger and veiner--get outa here!!!

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cake-Sugarcarft-Fondant-Decorating-Plunger-Cutter-Smoother-Mold-Tool-Rolling-Pin-/300857681896?pt=Cake_Decorating_Supplies&var=&hash=item460c83e7e8

 

in set #6 & 7  wonder how that pearl maker does

 

i mean you can't beat the 25 inch silicone one that has the three sizes in one--but that one on ebay is interesting--i never saw one like it before-- probably leaves a seam on both sides though huh

if you had your own tv show what would be your favorite commercial/sponsor

i think i'd like ghirardelli and hershey for starters...

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if you had your own tv show what would be your favorite commercial/sponsor

i think i'd like ghirardelli and hershey for starters...

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post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 

Awesome! Thank you guys for the advice, I never thought to check out eBay I was spending all this time looking for different websites to check out but I'm guessing eBay has awesome deals on things. and -K8memphis thank you for the congrats! Wish me luck I need it out here :) 

post #6 of 6

I live in Egypt,there's a cake decorating shop at Maadi called "darb el barabra." it had all sorts of cake decorating equipment including plungers,fondant rolling pins,piping bags everything you can imagine for decorating cakes is available there. Hope this helps :))

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