How to Use Copha for a Perfect Pipeable Frosting

Have you ever heard of Copha? If you live in a hot climate somewhere in Australia and make cakes, Copha will be your saviour! This will help your buttercream or frosting hold off better in extreme temperatures. It also makes a whiter buttercream. Copha is a close equivalent to shortening (hydrogenated vegetable oil) and is used for similar properties. Continue reading “How to Use Copha for a Perfect Pipeable Frosting”

What is the difference between Buttercream and Fondant?

Not all icings are born equal! Buttercream and fondant (also called rolled icing) are the most common options to decorate cakes and cupcakes. They have a different composition, taste and use. Continue reading “What is the difference between Buttercream and Fondant?”