General Guide Archive

14 May 2014

Secrets For Great Cakes

Temperature & cookware If your oven temperature is questionable, invest in an oven thermometer (even newish ovens can be out so this is a good idea however old your oven is!) as some ovens can be out
3 May 2014

Baking Level Cakes

Baking level cakes is something almost every home baker wants to do, but it seems impossible. It becomes an issue the first time someone unrelated to you is going to eat your cake, or when you are
2 May 2014

Basics of Cake Making

FORMULAS AND MEASUREMENT Bakers generally talk about formulas rather than recipes. If this sounds to you more like a chemistry lab than a food production facility, it is with good reason. The bakeshop is very much like
24 Apr 2014

How Much Do You Know About Cake Making?

Probably the most important ingredient for making any kind of cake is the flour and while most people rely on just one, self-raising flour, for most things, there are lots of others to choose from. It might
24 Apr 2014

Common Mistakes That Destroy Chocolate Mud Cakes

Here we are going to cover the top 5 most common mistakes that can destroy your masterpiece. But before we get started I just want to say that the vast majority of baking failures are caused by