Decorating By diamondsmom Updated 7 Jun 2011 , 1:52pm by Texas_Rose

diamondsmom Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 1:41pm
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Hi CCer's,

I accepted to decorate a wedding cake for saturday. The bride and her family baked the cakes (fruit cakes) and delivered them to me last night. I have to make the middle tier which would be a redvelvet. The cakes they delivered are HORRIBLE! To say the least, they are dry, hard as rock and taste like there's salt in there instead of sugar. Should I tell them about it or just keep my mouth shut and decorate the cake? They also have a balance for me, should I request it before I go to set up at the venue?

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Texas_Rose Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 1:52pm
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A lot of people won't agree to decorate someone else's cake for that reason. Could you brush the cakes with a sugar syrup (laced with rum, since it's a fruitcake) to moisten them?

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