Archive for the ‘Icing’ Category

Start with a Crumb Coat for a Smooth Cake Finish

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Crumb coating a cake certainly does not make any cake decorator overly excited, but it can be the difference between a perfectly iced cake and one that is, well, “crummy.” (more…)

How to Make Red Icing Red

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Do you ever have any problems getting red icing red? I know I do. It can happen for a couple of reasons: didn’t add enough icing color or used shortening with a high yellow dye content, such as butter flavored shortening. Do you have a lot of minerals in your water that could make a difference (like well water)? (more…)