Tips for Baking / Decorating the Perfect Cake
Tip# 10- Use Paper Towels- 2 or double thick to place over cooling Rack to keep the rack from making imprints into the cake.
Tip#9- To smooth icing after it has set use a fondant smoother and parchment paper.
Tip#8-Use a 3" Pan instead of 2 layer pans for a higher cake- More Cake Less Work. Slice Lengthwise for Layers.
Tip#7- To make a box cake moist add a half a box of pudding to the batter per box.
Tip#7a- Or try using the entire box and adding 2 more eggs to the batter.
Tip #6- To make a candle stand up straight- push a toothpick into the bottom of the candle then insert in cake. Candles
Tip #1- Use heavy aluminum gauge baking pans-they hold heat better than the thinner pans. The cake bakes more even and much moister. You will not need to add extra oil or pudding to your cake recipe. The pans are well worth the investment. No more cutting half of the cake away because the middle cooked slower than the sides. Visit Supplies
Tip#3-Use black food color to chocolate icing for a better tasting black icing- use sparingly. Colors-click!
Tip#4-Try using Tulle and Ruffle glued to the cake board for a pretty effect. Very simple to apply!
Tip#5-Try adding a small amount of liqueur to your cake recipe for a new taste.