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This is the most popular post on my blog, and the most viewed video on my YouTube channel, because it’s something we all have struggled with. In this video tutorial, I will show you my method for getting my cakes ice-rink smooth. And as an added bonus, I will provide my buttercream recipe below the video window. This technique works best with an all butter icing. Feel free to try it with your own recipe, but I am providing my “kids” butter cream recipe if you want to...
This is a softly sweet filling made from mascarpone which is an Italian cheese made of cream and a citric acid base. Because of that, it enhances sweet flavors and pairs well with fresh fruit. This filling can be used to fill cakes or cupcakes, or even frost their exterior (if kept refrigerated). Ingredients 8 oz Mascarpone cheese (Chilled) 1/2 cup Chopped Fresh Strawberries (thawed/drained frozen strawberries may be used) 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice ...
Ingredients - 4 liters whole milk (can also be used with 1 large package of powdered milk dissolved in 4 liters of water)- 2 pounds sugar- 1 teaspoon baking soda- 1 pinch salt- 2 cinnamon sticks Combine milk and sugar, add salt, and cinnamon, stirring well to incorporate in a 6-quart saucepan and place over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Once taking yellow color reduce the heat to low and cook uncovered at a bare simmer and stir c...
Super Moist Carrot Cake or Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting2 cups sugar1 1/2 cups vegetable oil4 eggs2 1/4 cups flour2 tsp salt2 tsp baking powder2 tsp baking soda2 tsp vanilla3 tsp cinnamon2 lbs grated carrots1 1/2 cups chopped walnutsCombine sugar, oil, and eggs. Beat at medium speed for 2 min. Mix dry ingredients together. Add to oil mixture a little at a time and beat at low for 1 min. Add carrots and nuts and beat until mixed together. Spread batter evenly in 2 round 8” cake pa...
I have been asked a few times for my Cream Cheese frosting recipe, I don’t make it in the traditional sense, I think this is so much better, this recipe makes enough to cover this 12” x 5” Cake. Once you’ve made this version you won’t go back Ingredients:460g Caster Sugar in pot with1/2 cup water8 Egg whites2 Lemons Zest & Juice700g Butter Softy200g Cream Cheese 1. Whisk the Egg whites until soft peak2. Bring the sugar & water to the boil until they...
Hi, bakers, if anyone has a cherry/banana cake recipe that you’d like to share, PLEASE, post it – you’ll be helping me out of a jam (no pun intended). I just got an order for a Mother’s Day cake and the client wants a white cake with a cherry-banana filling. I’ve never done this combination – but I would think that a cherry filling is quite sweet and maybe a chocolate cake might be better… but since I’m not sure, I will welcome your recipes!...
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 ...
The recipe is very easy to make and the reason I call it light and fluffy is because the beaten stiff egg whites adds enough air that the cake is so soft, it almost melts in your mouth. Makes Two x 9 inch round cakes each 2 inch tall or One 9×11 inch sheet cake. Ingredients 400 grams / 4 cups – cake flour 325 grams / 1 1/2 cup – fine granulated white sugar 280 grams / 1 1/2 cup – unsalted Butter or 250 grams / 1 1/4 cup veg Shortening 5 l...
This is my all time favorite Chocolate cake. It’s a dense and rich, not light and spongy. Perfect for any Chocoholic. I personally prefer it with Chocolate Ganache. If you notice I have given you two different methods to make it.The first method will give you a slightly more lighter cake, andThe second lazy method will give you a slightly less light cake.Both are equally delicious. And I’ve tired both method . Makes one 9” cake layer about 2 inch tall Or two 7” ...
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