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Baking Tips for Layer Cakes

I'm sharing my favorite baking tips for layer cakes. I think you'll find a tip or two that can make baking layer cakes easier.

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Afternoon Tea: Victoria Cake Ingredients for two 9-inch layers, serving 10-12 For the cake: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup milk 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs, at room temperature for 30 minutes For the filling: 4-6 oz. raspberry jam 1 cup cream, thickly-whipped Making the cake – Pour all of the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl; whisk briefly to combine…

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Banana Pudding Poke Cake. Make a plain sponge/butter cake, poke holes all over, pour in banana custard, can then layer with ultra thin slices of banana, allow to set. Top with lightly whipped cream, and sprinkled entirely with some fine crushed biscuit crumbs. Serve with a banana slice or two. (Can be made with any flavour of choice, Banana, Strawberry, Chocolate, Peanut Butter..... the options are endless!)
from So, How's It Taste?

Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Banana Pudding Poke Cake. Make a plain sponge/butter cake, poke holes all over, pour in banana custard, can then layer with ultra thin slices of banana, allow to set. Top with lightly whipped cream, and sprinkled entirely with some fine crushed biscuit crumbs. Serve with a banana slice or two. (Can be made with any flavour of choice, Banana, Strawberry, Chocolate, Peanut Butter..... the options are endless!)

from NatashasKitchen.com

Layered Tres Leches Cake

The famous moist Tres Leches Cake is now a two-layered cake perfect for any special occasion! @natashaskitchen

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... strawberry and yogurt layer cake with dark chocolate glaze ...

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from The Little Epicurean

Caramel Coffee Banana Cake

This caramel coffee banana cake is comprised of two chocolate chunk banana cake layers soaked with a boozy coffee syrup. The cake is filled with a layer of

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from MODwedding

Wedding Cakes With Exceptional Details

Beautiful! Love the metallic layer and even though it's only two colours, there is still a lot of detail.

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Refreshing Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting ~ Two layers of delicious blueberry cake, blueberry filling, and lemon buttercream frosting.  Haven't had breakfast yet, this looks soooo good.
from Better Baking Bible

Refreshing Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Refreshing Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting ~ Two layers of delicious blueberry cake, blueberry filling, and lemon buttercream frosting. Haven't had breakfast yet, this looks soooo good.

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from The Merchant Baker

Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting

Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting. A combination of two favorites, you'll use this creamy, not too sweet frosting for much more than topping cakes.

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from NYT Cooking

Coffee Walnut Layer Cake

This is a subtle cake: the coffee tempers the sweetness, and the buttery sweetness keeps it all mellow. Even if you don't make cakes, this one is a cinch. (Photo: Craig Lee for The New York Times)

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