Recipes From Scratch Vs. Doctored/boxed

Decorating By GIAcakes Updated 19 Mar 2011 , 9:04am by JanH

GIAcakes Posted 19 Mar 2011 , 1:51am
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I am starting a cake business and I am in the process of figuring out the menu and recipes to use. I have mostly scratch recipes but use the WASC cake recipe, because I can't find a white cake recipe I like. My question it ok to use this or should it be from scratch? I feel kind "funny" using a boxed cake. How about icing? Do a lot of businesses buy icing in bulk? Or make it all yourself? Thanks for any info.

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MamaMia808 Posted 19 Mar 2011 , 8:18am
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I personally only make cake from scratch but I know A LOT of bakeries use doctored box mixes. This is likely to elicit a lot of heated debate as to which is better but the bottom line is to use whichever works for you and your customers. I think the only thing about box mixes is to make sure that you let your customers know you're using a mix if they ask. icon_smile.gif

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