When baking cakes, think of your cake as the canvas on which you will create beautiful icing decorations. To achieve the masterpiece you want, it is essential that your canvas be smooth and free of crumbs. Using these cake making steps to prepare and ice your cake will result in a perfectly smooth decorating surface for your work of art.
Here’s a handy guide on how to make a cake using our most popular pan shapes and sizes. If you’re looking for ideas on how to make a birthday cake, be sure to check out the guide below on baking 3-d bear cakes.
torting and filling cake making methods
baking time and batter amounts
choosing a cake size
Get helpful tips on choosing a cake size or learn how to make a cake look larger without increasing serving sizes.