Do your sims (or caterers) compulsively bake cakes? Put birthday candles on it and slide it into the fridge. It’s no secret that Instagram and YouTube are among the biggest food influencers. Anything that makes a splash on the app is bound to spill over into your kitchen. Whether it’s a freshly baked cake covered in frosting, it’s an irresistible homemade dessert. Intimidated? Start here. Whether you need a birthday cake for someone special or an over the top holiday cake.
We’ve seen the biggest trends taking YouTube, Instagram, and other online platforms by storm. Recently, our feeds were filled with videos of people hacking boxed cake mix to make bakery-style cupcakes. The secret? Add two more eggs to what the mixture calls for, replace the milk with water, and replace the oil with melted butter (plus a bit more). We were curious how well it would actually work, it turned out that the hacks worked perfectly fine.
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Viral tips and ideas for cake decorators of all skill levels:
So. This is truly beautiful and impressive art. It takes patience, craftsmanship, talent and creativity. So here are five essential cake decorating resources:
Advice and blogs on cake decorating techniques:
It might be obvious to say that a lot of ideas come from social media, and it might be, by far, the best place to go for free cake decorating. It’s a multi-layered experience, much like a good wedding cake. The social media platform offers tutorials, its own cake decorating blog, and the Cake Decorating Techniques Chart to customize your theme and dessert.
Cake decorating nozzle set:
These frosting tips are sure to put a smile on any baking lover’s face, whether it’s a birthday, housewarming, anniversary, or Mother’s Day you’ve been looking for. Made of high quality stainless steel, safe and non-toxic. This tool set is also easy to clean.
As there are many tricks and you can use them as an opportunity to try something new, play in the kitchen and get out of your comfort zone a bit.
As many chefs have said, “Cooking and baking should always be fun! And if that means making hundreds of little pancakes for breakfast, then do it!”
Author bio: Chef Gauri Varma, founder and owner of Confect and G’s Patisserie
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