Well I have my very first PAID baking job under my belt and it's exciting! I have been
wanting to establish myself as a caterer specializing in baked goods for awhile now.
I talked with a lady in town that has been doing this for many years and she is getting
older and ready to retire so she is referring me to her customers.
My first job was a huge sheet cake for a church celebration. The customer supplied
the exact recipe over the phone and I borrowed the large baking pan and tray from
my friend. The cake was called Italian Cream Cake and was it ever rich! It had a
wonderful cream cheese frosting and things like pecans, lots of eggs, whipping
cream and sugar in the batter and everything was doubled so my bowls were at
capacity. I don't feel like I can share the recipe here since it is hers, but doing an
online search with the cake name should bring up several recipes that are similar.
I had a lot of fun making it and my customer left me a note with payment when I
picked up my cake dish that said it was delicious. I'm so excited-- I got paid, and
the cake was edible to boot!
She has already called back and ordered a layered yellow birthday cake with fudge
frosting. This one will be with my recipe, so watch for that here shortly. It's a