CAKE TIPS

5 Things You Should Never Forget to Do Before Baking a Cake

Always remember these important prep steps for baking cakes!
Cake baking, as fun as it is, always gets a little technical when it comes to how your prep for the recipe and how you put the ingredients together. To make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible before you start whipping ...

3 Baking Mistakes That Make Your Cakes Dense Instead of Fluffy

Avoid these mistakes to make sure your cakes come out soft and fluffy.
There's nothing like digging your fork into a slice of perfectly light, moist, and fluffy cake. Are your cakes coming out more dense than you expect them to be? We have a few tips so you can avoid these common baking mistakes to make ...

All the Tips You Need to Perfect a Homemade Yema Cake

We have a recipe for a no-bake yema cake, too!
A yema cake is a sweet treat that Filipinos can’t get enough of. Usually made with a light cake, thick and sticky yema frosting, and sprinkle of cheese, yema cakes are surprisingly fun and simple to make. Here are key tips to ...

This Baking Tool is the Secret to Fluffy Cakes

Use a balloon wire whisk to make the fluffiest of cakes!
When it comes to baking, handling your batter properly and knowing how to layer one ingredient after the other are keys to a making a great cake. As much as possible, you want to beat and combine and ingredients to get as much ...

You Don't Have to Be Scared of Frosting Your First Cake

It’s even easier than pie!
Frosting a cake can seem like a daunting task—especially if it’s your first time. There are so many things to consider: the consistency of your icing, the tenderness of your cake, and on top of how good you want your finished cake ...

3 Ways to Easily Divide Your Cake Batter

Don’t sweat it!
Layer cakes are tricky—each cake layer needs to be even and identical, especially when they are going to be stacked up into a tall masterpiece! Here are our best tips to evenly divide that large, heavy bowl of cake batter into your cake ...

Everything You Need to Know Before You Bake Your First Layer Cake

It’s easier than you think!
Making your very first layer cake is exciting, no doubt, but here are a few baking tips to help you avoid some rookie mistakes to make sure that your layer cake is a complete success. Have you tried our four-layer mocha cake ...

Make Perfectly Tender Butter Cakes with These Easy Baking Tips

Butter cakes are delicious when they are soft, tender, and full of flavor.
Butter cakes are one of the most delicious, soft, and flavorful cakes around. It's one of the most basic recipes that every home baker needs to master.Once your get the hang of making a basic butter cake, feel free to be adventurous ...

How to Successfully Make a Light and Fluffy Chiffon Cake

Here is everything you need to know to make a light, airy chiffon cake at home.
The classic chiffon cake never fails—light, airy, fluffy chiffon is irresistible when frosted with light caramel or yema frosting.It can, however, be a tricky cake to make at home. Because the bulk of its rise comes from whipped egg whites, you have ...

The Best Baking Hack to Fix a Dry Cake

Learn how to cake it! This baking hack can save a dry cake in minutes.
Uh oh! Did your cake come out more dry than expected? Don’t throw it out—you can still save it and transform it into a delicious, moist cake. The secret is in a simple cake soak. Here’s how to make one:½ cup simple ...

This Is How to Make Perfectly Frosted Cakes Every Time

The crumb coat works like magic!
Frosting a layered cake may seem like a daunting task, but this quick tip makes everything much easier: make a crumb coat.A crumb coat is a thin layer of frosting that fills up all the nooks and crannies of your layered cake, ...
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