Baking, Desserts, Recipes

Homemade cake mix

As you all know baking cakes is not as easy as it seems..but with lots of practice you can do it with your eyes closed..Most professional cake bakers make their own cake mixes…I personally feel its easier to buy the boxed kind and add flavorings and colors..But its your choice! Here’s what you need:: 7-1/2 cups of flour make sure it is sifted1tbsp of salt4-1/2 cups of sugar4tbsp of double acting baking soda3/4 of cold butter In a large bowl add all dry ingredients (  ...

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Baking, Desserts, Food, Recipes

How to make Great Royal Icing!!

Royal icing is a great substance because it hardens fast and it also can make your cake look amazing if applied right. Alot of people use buttercream icing for cakes but either one is fine..You can also use them in combination.Ex: Royal icing can be a crumb coat and buttercream can be the final coat…whatever you want to use is fine!! Now lets get started. What you will need is a mixing bowl 4 cups of powdered sugar3tbl spoons of meringue powder5tbl spoons of water For the ingredients  ...

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Cakes, Desserts, Food

Thanksgiving platters

For thanksgiving i was asked to make a platter of small deserts.. I did pumpkin cheese cakes..Apple pies with a cinnamon sugar cookie leaf on top..Mini cocoa cupcakes with chocolate frosting..Mini white cupcakes with a mint green vanilla frosting and a dollop of white frosting..Cherry pies also with a sugar cookie leaf..And a lemon cake with lemon frosting topped with black berries… It was a fun project..and it was very good especially the cheese cake lol..I was told that the deserts  ...

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Baking, Beginner, Desserts

My First BIG Cake!

I made this cake for a friends baby shower.She was having a boy and she wanted to have blue or neutral colors.It took me about 12 hours for it all..I enjoyed making this cake because it let me bring out my creative side… They were chocolate cakes with a chocolate butter cream frosting..I put on a layer of fondant on both of them.. On the top tier we put a babies 1 piece with the newborns name as well as little feet complete with toes..For the border with added polka dots and teddy  ...

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