My Sweet, sweet success!

Sweet, sweet success Hartley woman growing at-home baking business September 9, 2021 NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS Lauri’s Cakes owner Lauri Myers has seen her home-based business grow over the last few years. A homegrown cake and cupcake business is starting to get its legs in Hartley. With the promise of “quality cakes for a little dough,” Lauri’s…

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You need a chocolate related tip??

Here you are confronted with needing to bake something or even create some type of candy, you have no idea where to start and all the YouTube videos just don’t answer your questions. Ok let’s start with one that I’ve been learning to do recently (yes in the past four months in fact), it’s melting…

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New Book!!

Ok I have to spill the beans here! I went ahead and ordered a book with the majority of my recent cakes! So in the future that I can display them for others to look at when I have a table set up somewhere, like this past summer during Hartley’s Summer Celebration event that is…

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It’s Autumn 2021!!

It’s now the middle of September and for me, the beginning of the Autumn cake & cupcake flavors to start the “holiday” season. Sure that sounds crazy to some, but for a home baker like myself, it means being creative with flavors we associate with fall, say like pumpkin. Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese icing…

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Learning a new technique in making cakes

Ok so this isn’t exactly new to some, but for me it is. Years ago (like back in 2009) I tried to work with fondant. I didn’t like it. Now after talking with my favorite mentor Bo Hons   I learned to work with fondant again. I surprised myself! A customer asked for a special cake…

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Making menu changes

I am making changes with my menu, it may not always be listed on my menu page but if you just message me I will let you know if I will be making them or not. I’ve been teaching myself to make various items including cream puffs made from a pâte à choux dough which…

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A lotta Tardis chocolate!

I have a friend who’s family is Dr. Who fans, in case you don’t know who Dr. Who is, well this is a summary; He’s a time-traveling alien from the planet Gallifrey. He makes his way through all of space and time in a spaceship/time machine shaped like a British police box (think of a blue…

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How long does it take to make a wedding cake?

I have made some changes since the Covid-19 pandemic began in early 2020. I used to meet in person according to the customer schedules. I have a contract that I go through where myself and the customer signs. It’s really hard to make certain colors of icing so I don’t guarantee the exact color but…

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Still prefer video conferencing

Even though the numbers of Covid-19 positive rate is slowing down, I still want to protect each of us. The weather is getting nicer too! I’m hoping that these numbers continue to drop. I just want to make things easier for both myself and those who want to order a large event order like a…

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