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From her passion for baking as a child Paige Beriman, Sweet Spot Cakery, honed and developed her sweet making skills into a full-time profession that provided her with the income and flexibility she needed as a sole parent.1. How did your sweets business or journey begin?I have been baking since I was about 8 years old and making cakes for friends and family for years. I am totally self-taught which has been an adventure. Being the sole parent of… Read more
Pre-Cut Edible Icing sheets are not for the faint-hearted! They can be a bit tricky to get lined up, but after a bit of practice, you’ll be wishing you’d started using them sooner. To get the best results test printing will be required. We strongly recommend you use normal A4 paper then overlay it on the pre-cut edible icing sheets so as not to waste icing sheets. To help you along, templates for printing onto Edible Image Supplies pr… Read more
As the name suggests, Wonder Transfer Sheets are “wonderful”. Their versatility means that you can now use the one type of edible transfer sheet to decorate your chocolate, isomalt and meringue creations. They pretty much can be used with any edible medium that starts out warm and sets to be solid - so let’s add gelatin and marshmallow to that list! The heat from the decorating medium cools on the transfer sheet and pulls just the im… Read more
Like many working parents, Laura Cerra from Cakes By Laura started her cake business so that she could produce an income whilst working from home and, have flexibility around work and family. When first starting out Laura sought some advice from a mentor - a great idea for any business start-up - some of which she has kindly shared here. Such sound advice! 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? My sweet journe… Read more
A move to Australia, a gap in the market and two very cute baby boys proved to be the perfect recipe for the birth Rachelle Silvas' business Two Little Cupcakes. 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? I started making cupcakes when I moved to Australia. There were no yummy cupcakes or cakes available so I started baking my own. It turned into a business after having my 2 boys (my “Two Little Cupcakes”). 2. What has sta… Read more
What do you do to "de-stress"? Well, Elisa Petkovic from  Lise's Cakes and Bakes discovered that baking cakes really helped her to relax. So much so, that it relaxed her into starting her own cake and baking business! With a full-time teaching job, it's pretty neat that Elisa's "relaxing" pastime can also be a fruitful side hustle. 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? Lise’s Cakes and Bakes began in early 2019 when… Read more
YES, yes you will! If you want your edible ink printer to work well every time you use it, maintenance is imperative! Remember also, you're using it for edible products, therefore cleanliness is paramount. The good news is, regular maintenance is simple and if done according to our maintenance schedule detailed below, you should enjoy ongoing trouble-free printing. So, think of your future self, prevent stressful printing delays an… Read more
In the world of edible ink printing, the Nozzle Check is your key to troubleshooting your printer. We can’t stress this fact enough! Here we have outlined the “why” and “how-to” of nozzle checks. There are also several associated links to other articles that will help you troubleshoot your way through all scenarios. Nozzle up folks - here goes! When should I run a nozzle check on my  edible ink printer, you might ask? The nozzle check… Read more
As with any electronics, sometimes edible ink cartridges can be faulty however, more often than not the issue is an incompatible ink cartridge. Here we have created a handy flow chart to help you troubleshoot this ink cartridge issue. It's worth noting, that the best way to limit the potential issue of your ink cartridges not registering in your edible ink printer is to check the number on the chip on the underside of your current cartridges… Read more
So, your edible ink printer is not printing colours correctly?There are a number of reasons why this may be happening. Below we have designed an easy to use "go-to" diagram that will lead you through trouble-shooting steps to help solve your printing colour issue.Firstly, it's important to note that printing with edible ink on edible icing sheets is very different to printing with normal ink on regular paper. Sometimes a perfect match between the… Read more