Baking a flat cake is the dream of many decorators starting a cake business or for people wanting to create perfect cakes for their friends and family. No dome or funny shape. A perfect level cake is ideal. First of all, why would you want to bake a flat cake? Because it’s easier to ice and to achieve sharp edges. Also, if there is a dome on your cake, you will cut the top off to make it more manageable to ice and decorated. This ends up being a big waste at the end of the year. And what do you do with the cake cut offs? That’s right, you eat it! So having flat cakes can be beneficial for your waist too! Continue reading “How to Bake Flat Cakes”
How to Make Your Own Baking Strips
Baking strips are the best to bake flat cakes with a very nice cake edge, very important if you are doing a popular naked or semi-naked cake. See how we made our very own baking strips. Continue reading “How to Make Your Own Baking Strips”
How to Add Fabric Ribbon to a Buttercream Cake
This is actually an easy task when you know how to do it! (Hence the short post with very few photos!) Continue reading “How to Add Fabric Ribbon to a Buttercream Cake”
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?”
The 2016 Wedding Cake Challenge
At the beginning of the year, we came up with this idea. A yearly goal set as a challenge. Continue reading “The 2016 Wedding Cake Challenge”
How to Make Black Buttercream
The easy option is to get pre-made black buttercream at the shop…. But it won’t taste as nice as home made! Continue reading “How to Make Black Buttercream”
How To Save On Your Wedding Cake
Our top 10 tips to save on your wedding cake! Continue reading “How To Save On Your Wedding Cake”
How to perfectly bake two cakes at the same time in the oven
First of all, for the best results you will need a fan-forced oven (convection). Continue reading “How to perfectly bake two cakes at the same time in the oven”
How to do a number 3 cake without a bundt mold
Everyone needs a number 3 cake at some point in his life. Third birthday party, third wedding anniversary, turning 30 and the list goes on.
So you want to do a number 3 cake but you don’t have a Bundt mould. Continue reading “How to do a number 3 cake without a bundt mold”
Conversion chart – Baking Basics
Cups or grams that is the question!
Personally I prefer to weigh my ingredients when I bake. Continue reading “Conversion chart – Baking Basics”