Expert cake baking tip guide makes your cake creation a sweet success! Proper baking and preparation ensure a fantastic finish to every party cake. Sweet secrets revealed!
Successful cake decorating is all about preparation. Baking and preparing your cake for decorating is a critical part of the total process.
In this article, I’ll share some expert tips for basic cake preparation to get your cake creation off to a fabulous start! These easy tips will ensure your cake decorating success.
Preparing a Cake Board –
Many specially themed cakes are too large to fit on a plate, so a cake board may be used. Cut a piece of stiff cardboard to the desired size. Cover with foil, or heavy coated wrapping paper.
Testing for Doneness
Removing Cake from Pan –
Preparing Cake for Frosting –
Best Base Frosting Recipe –
The thin texture of the base frosting allows easier coverage without pulling bits of cake and crumbs away from the cake. This is essential particularly if you are frosting white over chocolate cake. When base coat is done, frost over with your desired finish frosting.
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla
Cutting and Trimming –