I have be decorating cakes for 3 months shy of two years now and have had many challenges decorating cakes in a climate that is always hot and humid. My little cake studio is just off of my office and I run the AC at about 77F to 80F ( electricity is super expensive in the Cayman Islands ) and as you can tell by my shiny face :0) in the video it is also very humid around 80 to95% most of the time. My butter cream cakes go to beach parties and beach weddings and never melt I used the online...
Last year for Thanks Giving i wanted to try something different. You know you always make pumpkin and apple pie. Well i would say this is better than pumpkin pie by far. Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake Crust 1 Package yellow cake mix 1 egg 8 Tab butter, melted Filling 1 package cream cheese 1 can pumpkin stuff 3 eggs 1 Tea vanilla 8 Tab butter, melted 16 oz powder sugar 1 Tea cinnamon 1 Tea nutmeg Directions To make the crust: Combine cake mix...
Part 2 – The Moth Orchd Throat and ColumnThe Moth Orchid Continued Making the Column Take a small ball of paste and roll into a tear drop Insert a 22g wire into to pointy end Mold to wire making a point. Not too big so it is a good size for the petals Hallow out with a small rolling pin or similar, keeping the top smooth and round Leave to dry Making the Throat The throat is a bit trick and is best if you can look at a real flower or o...
it is for use with a 18×12 pan.. i use large cookie sheet with high edges.. this is the best chocolate cake i have ever had hands down. we have always called it brownie cake but it isn’t brownies.. ;) pioneer woman makes a good version of it and she puts buttermilk in hers so i used hers. it is awesome! cake 2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups sugar1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup buttermilk2 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract1 tsp baking soda1/2 pound(2sticks) butter4 heaping tblsp of co...
Raise your hand if you’ve ever had to transport a cake and thought that your heart just couldn’t take the strain. (raising hand)Raise your hand if you’ve ever transported a cake and mourned the crack that showed up in the frosting. (raising hand)This post is for you.I recently made these two baby shower cakes for a friend. She had to take them on a 6 hour drive! That’s right, 6 hours! Obviously, she couldn’t balance them on her lap the whole dri...
I posted this to my blog this morning, but I wasn’t sure if I could share videos on here or not. In this video, I present the method I use to get a diamond / harlequin effect on my buttercream cakes. Hope you enjoy!
2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup orange juice or 1 cup apricot nectar 1 cup vegetable oil (canola works best) 3 teaspoons lemon extract (I used lemon juice) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Generously grease and flour a Bundt pan. In a Mixmaster, mix all the ingredients on low until blended. Then beat for three minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into Bundt pan. Tilt pan and swirl batter around the outside rim about one inch above t...
I’m very excited! I just got hired to make my first wedding cake ever. I was asked to make my cousin’s engagement party cake this past saturday. She liked it and that’s how she ended up asking me to make her upcoming wedding cake. I’m thrilled about it. I have about 6 months to get myself and my stuff together so I can do a great job for her. I know this cake, if I can pull it off will open doors for me. So I’m starting to get ready now so when the time com...
Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup hot coffee 1 cup milk 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla Frosting 1 cup milk 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 325°F2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together dry ...
Eves Family Lemon Curd (make this before you make your cupcakes so it has time to cool) 1 lb sugar (approx 2 cups) 4 eggs, lightly beaten 6 oz (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter 3 lemons 1.Zest & squeeze the lemons and set aside.2.Using a double boiler, melt the butter on medium heat.3.Add the sugar, lemon juice and zest, whisking until smooth.4.Bring to a soft, slow simmer (but NOT a boil) and add eggs and whisk thoroughly. Stir constantly until thickened. Make sure not to boil or ...
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