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Would you rather make a cake from scratch or buy one from the shop 🙂

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itsjadexo
2 months ago
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blacklabrador
blacklabrador2 months ago

Depends.

Many cakes from yesteryear you just can't buy anymore.

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possy
possy2 months ago

I make bespoke cakes so I am going to say make from scratch or buy a homemade one. Image

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itsjadexo
itsjadexo
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2 months ago

possy woah that's absolutely amazing do u sell them or buisness x

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possy
possy2 months ago

itsjadexo that was my sons cake a couple of weeks ago. I have a business. Dream cakes by Donna on fb, I do wedding cakes aswel just not so many atm 😢. I was brought up on shop bought birthday cakes. But now I make all our cakes x

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GSM
GSM2 months ago

possy when I see this kind of cakes it makes me jealous as I don't think there is a way I could do that! It looks amazing

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possy
possy2 months ago

GSM Thankyou. I never used to be able to these types of cakes but more I do the better I get

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GSM
GSM2 months ago

possy did you learn alone? I guess you need a lot attention to detail

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possy
possy2 months ago

GSM yes i am self taught. Yes some cakes a lot of details and takes a lot of time. I enjoy decorating when my son is in bed and I have peace and quiet

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TiaTia
TiaTia2 months ago

I enjoy baking my own cakes when I have the time.

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ldnnorton
ldnnorton2 months ago

I always buy from a shop. I am a realist and baking is not one of my strengths. It is easier for me to just order a cake or select one from a shop. My better half likes the idea as well as our kitchen always looked like a hurricane had hit it when I was finished.

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Pjran
Pjran2 months ago

I do both but homemade are always bigger. How shops say 6-8 portions is unbelievable when in reality it’s only 4.

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RachHC
RachHC2 months ago

Depends if it is for an occasion, i bought a shop bought for my sons birthday this week as i can’t decorate cakes nicely 🙈🤣

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RachHC
RachHC2 months ago

RachHC although i did decide shop bought due to lockdown so was only for our household or i would have considered buying a homemade

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Grannyclock
Grannyclock2 months ago

I prefer home made as I know what’s gone in to them. I often find shop cakes are too sweet although I quite often buy them for my husband and then eat some too.

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ptenn00
ptenn002 months ago

If I was short on time, and/or needed something professional, I'd just buy. It is satisfying making your own, but doesn't always present itself well

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neo1
neo12 months ago

Its nice to bake now and then but with all the time effort and costs involved its just cheaper to buy something

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hspexy
hspexy2 months ago

I buy if I need, as I rarely bake. It’ll cost me more to get the ingredients and equipment (and time)

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alexzlodh
alexzlodh2 months ago

Depends on how much time I have and who the cake is for. Personally I prefer homemade cakes but I bake only for close family members.

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Pjran
Pjran2 months ago

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Pjran
Pjran2 months ago

I made this sponge Friday and it’s all gone already, not just me, honest.

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hrdaniels1980
hrdaniels19802 months ago

Image

I made this the other day for my sons birthday

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Pjran
Pjran2 months ago

That looks so yummy I could eat a slice now, with a cup of tea. Let me know when it’s ready and I’ll be there.

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hrdaniels1980
hrdaniels19802 months ago

Pjran of course 😂

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itsjadexo
itsjadexo
Original Poster
2 months ago

hrdaniels1980 ooh amazing x

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itsjadexo
itsjadexo
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2 months ago

hrdaniels1980 ooh amazing

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beccatavender
beccatavender2 months ago

Whilst I love home baked goods, I am no baker, my sponges don't raise, plus when we downsized we got rid of all our cake tins etc. So, I would buy

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap2 months ago

I buy cake mix then my daughter decorate them

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jamiepownall
jamiepownall2 months ago

I am a mixture. I love baking cakes from scratch. And it helps my mental wellbeing baking. But I think some cakes I would struggle to replicate as good as in the shops or its too much work to do it. So some I would just buy

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