|Posted on October 31, 2016 at 4:35 PM||comments (923)|
Cont. From Part 1.
5. Digital Scale - I first bought a fixed dial scale to measure cake pans so they would have the same amount of batter and thus yield the same height once baked. This would reduce the amount of cake I have to shave off to level it. One day I dropped the scale and it broke, so I decided to buy a digital scale for more accuracy. Since then, I've found many uses for my digital scale beside weighing the cake batter. I measure the exact amount of fondant needed to cover d...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 31, 2016 at 3:25 PM||comments (7060)|
When I first started making cakes I went shopping at Michaels and got the basics. The things that I thought every baker out there had to be able to make beautiful masterpieces. Measuring cups, silicone molds, offset spatula, fondant roller, you name it. In the real world though, beautiful fondant cakes are waaaay more complicated than baking from a box mix and covering it with fondant.
I learned, by trial and error, that precision comes first before the fun decorating part starts....Read Full Post »