Using cups to serve cupcakes at bake sales, etc and Ive never been able to get it to work because once you ge the cupcake in you cant get it out without a handful or icing and making it look gross. Check this out! Such a better idea!
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.
How to frost a cake with a paper towel and make it look like fondant. She crumb coats, freezes 10 min, final layer of buttercream frosting, then uses smooth side of a Viva paper towel, lightly presses it on frosting to give it a smooth finish.
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
RICE TRICK -- Are you tired of purchasing beautiful cupcake liners only to have them come out of the oven with splotchy grease marks on them? Well, there is a neat trick that's spreading all throughout the cake.