Let me begin by saying Patience is a virtue I do not possess.
I began the experiment on Monday of this week. It's now Wednesday. The piped tiaras seemed dry. I began removing them from the parchment slip on which they were piped. The pieces were weakend by me fiddling with the yesterday. So, a piece popped off of a couple of them, and one base area cracked off, taking with it the entire portion above it. I have one complete, uncracked tiara. For what…Continue
Added by JRW on February 16, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
I developed this technique over 25 years ago. It was published in Cooking Pleasures Magazine in 2004.
You can use this on any cake scratch or box mix, or doctored box mix, with the exception of Angel Food Cake. The thing that most people don't realize is the the steam that is created during the baking process is what makes a cake moist and retains the flavors of the cake. If you let that steam out by cooling on the countertop you lose moisture and most importantly you lose the…Continue
Cake carving can seem intimidating when you first start cake decorating with one of the biggest challenges being not knowing where to start! My moto is that if you can stack a tiered cake you can pretty much make anything!
It's all a matter of getting your cake tiers to your desired height and then patiently carving and carving and CARVING!!! :-)…
Added by Gonzuela on February 5, 2010 at 8:06pm — No Comments