pinner says "Rainbow Swirl: paint food coloring inside bag, then fill with icing. It will "stripe" the icing as it squeezes out - try it in any color combo!" (not sure if this will work with my luck it will turn out all brown and icky)
Secret to flat cakes: wet cake strips (i., Bake Even Strips) and wrap around the cake pans. They act as an insulator to help the cake bake evenly (flat). You can also use strips of towel: drench, wrap around the pans, and bake.
Totally using this for at least one of the kids' birthdays this year. jacyt Totally using this for at least one of the kids' birthdays this year. Totally using this for at least one of the kids' birthdays this year.
Art Cake Cooling Tip: When cooling cake layers, place bread slices on top to keep the cake layers soft and moist while the bread becomes hard as a rock -- What a fun fact! My mom told me it keeps it from cracking in the middle too! baking-baking-tips
Forget the pumpkin coffee — we're all about homemade pumpkin pound cake this year
Peekaboo pumpkin pound cake ~ Use a Christmas Tree cookie cutter or star cutter for Christmas.>> Link will direct you to a recipe that uses a cake mix, but if you prefer to use your own poundcake and sweetbread recipes, they should work.