Lesson 54 – Icing my first cake!

Lesson 54 was one of the scariest lessons to date. I’ve always found the thought of icing a cake to be completely daunting. Nevertheless, I entered this class with an open mind and got to work creating the lemon buttercream … Continue reading

Lessons 52 & 53 – Two-step, high ratio, mixing method cakes

Lesson 52 introduced us to the two-step, or high-ratio, mixing method. For this class we were making a fruit financier, high-ratio pound cake, and a high-ratio fresh ginger pound cake. A high-ratio cake is easy to recognize from its list … Continue reading