Cooking New Uses for Old Things: Hair Dryer as Cake Decorating Tool To gloss the frosting on a freshly baked cake, lightly blow warm air over the top and the sides of the cake until the frosting melts a little. When it cools, the surface will stay shiny for a professional finish.
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Tips for How to Decorate a Cake Decorating a cake with a flat top is best. When the oven temperature is too high, cakes develop rounded tops. Use an oven thermometer to check the temperature of your oven. To flatten a cake with a small crown, put a plate on top of it immediately after you take it from the oven. Push the plate down gently. Line your pan with parchment paper to ensure that the cake will come out of the pan easily. To apply nuts or coconut to the sides of a cake, hold the ...
Honey Cake with Caramelized Pears Recipe -- Serve with whipped cream or topping
Try this layered combo of peppermint and mousse when you’re in the mood to impress.