BAKERS COMMON ROOM: Experiences And Testimonies (3)


Fear Factor!

with reference to our anchor topic:

As a baker…. What was the most challenging thing you faced in the past or you are still facing in this cake biz that made you /makes you feel so sad or worried (even to the extent of crying).. feel free to let it out….. Your story might help a beginner or someone out there…. To overcome his/her current worries in the Cake Biz….

These three bakers share their experience….


 Agboola Adebukola

Hmmmmmm my experience ! One Wednesday morning as a call woke me up from bed and i happily received the call, behold it was a client calling for traditional wedding cake for the inview Saturday, i joyfully accepted the work thou its to near. The cake was all about a gorge cake, i bake the cake on Thursday and covered with hope on Friday and finished it very late at night wanted to deliver on Saturday morning. My dear fellow baker! Hmmm its Saturday morning, on getting to my sitting room because den i still bake at home behold my fondant fell off the cake and was see the cake itself naked half side *tears* #TEARS why? Why? Why? I asked myself before i was told that the weather was not good for my fondant recipe bc its was raining season and beside the outer part of my sitting room wall was not yet cemented #TEARS “what do i do” i asked my self, nothing Dan to patch the cake with my left fondant, wasn’t happy anyway but that year,that month,that day was boring. Will never ever forget, tears roll down my chic


Oluwaseyi Oyebamiji Adetunji

Mine was in last yr my client ask me to make a birthday cake forbher daughter and i have bake the cake  let the cake rest before decorate it and i went to church program thinking that wen i come bak i will start decorating it.wen i got home i discover that i dont see the cake where i put it i called my husband becos i left him home for church and he said he has put the cake inside water becos of ant. i was like water hee run ti the kitchen see the cake inside water i dont know wat to do again becuse i need to deliver it on sunday morning and that was saturday evening dont get my self again but thank God i keep to time .the reason y he put it in the water is that if their is no light i will put water inside big  bowl and put another bucket inside the water upside down put tray on it and put the cake on d tray


Chinny Chuks

The challenged I had was in the past and as a beginner in cake was my first wedding cake after baking and decorating leaving the cake on the table that was on Friday night and the wedding day was the ff. Day being Saturday only for me to come downstairs to get water to drink, I noticed the middle cake had fallen my heart skipped and fast heart beat I stood motionless for a while and said oh God what do I do I gathered the pieces together I used butter icing as glue shaped them up and coated the outer part before using remaining fondant to cover it up before decorating but did not stack them again until I got to the wedding venue to avoid another calamity from happening and I made sure the table was very strong.


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