Whenever you attend any birthday party or anniversary, the foremost means of celebration becomes the cake. The delicious cynosure certainly it waters your taste bud and drives you restless. But among the guests, there are some who love to taste and bake the cake on their own.
Now, it is obvious that all do not have the cake baking talent, so naturally, there are amateurs.
For them, here are few ideas shared to make their cake baking journey easy and painless.
Things to keep handy
Initially as you start the prep for your cake baking, just note down few unavoidable cake accessories. Among them, the first thing that you will require is a neat apron, some toothpicks and icing spatula.
- Picking the theme
Once you garner all the above-said accessories, do be attentive towards the theme of the cake decoration. Try to be enough focused on the theme, suppose if you are to bake a cake for a birthday party, then just add some fresh flowers, make the frosting, and top with candies. But if it’s a marriage anniversary cake, then certainly you have to apply some other theme like which brings a reviving message to the relationship. Once you are determined to surprise your mom on her birthday, just take the pleasure to send through cake delivery companies.
- Design to choose
Once you get headstrong to prepare the cake, just browse through some designs. If you want to create your own shape, then just take a stencil and make some geometrically correct shapes on your own.
- Moving on to cake icing
Now before you start icing, once the cake is baked just do make sure that you complete the whole thing and let it rest down for at least forty-five minutes so that it is completely cooled and dry. Additionally, make sure that you create a glossy base for the cake, which is possible only when you go for lighter icing instead of applying thick layers.
Now, once you start layering the first coat, make sure the crumbs do not mingle with the icing. You can even call this as a crumb layering and once you are done, just place inside the freezer for a few minutes so that it secures to the tee.
After that, you have to start with the second layer of coating that you should ambiguously carry on with the icing spatula.
Now, you should be generous and outright as you start the icing, set your hands to begin from the center and then you move to the other sides. Just pull the spatula downward and upward in simple strokes so that the top portion gets fully covered. On the whole, you will attempt to give an even finish to the cake, for that you can even wash the spatula in hot water, just cool it and then apply it for icing. Surely, it will work as per your expectation. Hence, you can imagine the smile on your near ones face as the cakes delivered.
Thus, these are some easy cake learning steps for beginners. Just go through it in depth so that you can also master the nuances of desert making. Every time, try something new to please your near and beloved ones.