Nice Cake Idea Thats Cheap And Easy?

Decorating By three_sets_of_twins Updated 8 Jul 2009 , 1:45pm by mbt4955

three_sets_of_twins Posted 8 Jul 2009 , 10:31am
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Hello. I work as a home baker and my housemaid has asked to order a cake from me. she said her budget was 10 dollars. Of course Im not going to charge her, but also at the moment I cant afford to give a lavish cake away for free. Shes asked just for me to make her a normal boxed cake with some simple decorations.
Can anyone give me an idea of what to do that wont cost me much and is easy? Im not really a cake decorator but mostly a candy/bread/pie maker so I dont know anything about fondant and the only flower i can make is a rosette lol. Any idea of anything I can put on the cake to make it a bit more festive?

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three_sets_of_twins Posted 8 Jul 2009 , 1:20pm
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hmm, actually i think ill make her a black forst cake. lol never mind!

mbt4955 Posted 8 Jul 2009 , 1:45pm
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I'm sure she will love whatever you do. I have done quite a few of "these" cakes ... housekeeping staff at work, coffee lady for her church, etc. I don't do "fancy" and they have always been thrilled with the cake. Of course the fact that they didn't have to pay for it might have helped - even though they didn't know that until I delivered it. icon_biggrin.gif

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