Find out to bake a chocolate cake with zero baking skills! Despite having a basic recipe, no weighing scales and forgetting half the ingredients this chocolate cake turns out pretty well. What could be a chocolate cake fail turns into a baking success.
I love make sandwich cakes.
From what I've found, Wilton Cakes seems to be the godfather of cake decorating HowTo. http://www.wilton.com/decorating/decorating-basics/
interesting alternative to fondant:
I think Costco cannot be beat for yumminess and price.
I searched the world over trying to find Lego cakes that I liked. I pulled pieces from all over the internet to get my ideas together. My son has already informed me he wants a Lego Indiana Jones cake for next year! Anyone else have a Lego cake they'd like to share?
Ok, so, again, not exactly cake-related... but now that spring is coming to a close, and summer is right around the corner, it is officially cobbler season (for me, at least). The farmer's market is full of really great fruit here in California, and i love experimenting with different combinations to get something really delicious. Last week I tried two different kinds:
does anyone else do sugarpaste flowers?
Deadline is June 11th! Last year's winners were pretty cool.
This site is totally utilitarian, I love it - http://www.sugarcraft.com/catalog/misc/lessons/basiclessons2.htm
Bronwen Weber Airbrushing & 2D Cake Carving Class June 6, 2010
Smitten Kitchen has amazing recipes, and usually never fails... but I definitely screwed up this pear and almond tart: