Topsy Turvy Cake Video 1- INTRO

Topsy Turvy Cake Introduction

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer VIDEO: Topsy Turvy Cake Tutorial – Intro This is part 1 of 4 In this segment, I explain the function of counterbalance and demonstrate how to cut and prepare cardboard circles in preparation for carving and frosting a topsy … Continue reading

Valentine’s Inspiration 2 – Bakery Tricks

Valentine's Heart Cakes

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer VIDEO: Valentine’s Heart Cakes – Bakery Recipes & How-To Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! Here is an example of how I made three different kinds of cakes using one kind of heart mold at a commercial bakery. LINK: Freezing Cakes Video NOTE: … Continue reading

Why Cake Fillings Bulge – Top 5 Reasons & Solutions

Why Cake Fillings Bulge, Top 5 Reasons Plus Solutions

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Watch the VIDEO version: Why Cake Fillings Bulge VIDEO SERIES LINK: How to Fill Layer Cakes in the Pan Video Transcript Fillings that bulge are like the unwanted muffin tops of the layer cake world, am I right? Why does it happen … Continue reading

New Layer Cake Video Series – Part 2 – Filling and Depanning

Cake Filling Method

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferCake Filling Method – Filling & De-panning This is PART 2 of an updated video series on layer cake filling.Link to PART 1: Freezing Cake Link to PART 3: Condensation BB Bakes Sugar Art HEAT GUN HACKThis video is demonstration on how to build … Continue reading

New Layer Cake Video Series – Part 1 – Freezing Cake

Part 1 Cake Filling Method - Freezing Cakes

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferCake Filling Method – Freezing Cakes This is PART 1 of an updated video series on layer cake filling. Link to Part 2: Filling & Depanning Cakes Link to PART 3: Condensation This video is an introduction to building stable layer cakes in the … Continue reading

Cake Frosting Kit

Buttercream Frosting Tools Giveaway

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferThose of you who know me and my soft spot for cake bloopers entered your worst cakes in this giveaway because you knew it would crack me up and it worked. Erika H. wins for sharing this photo of her … Continue reading

Best and Worst Ever

Happy 2016

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Happy 2016! How were your holidays? Were they sweet? Did you bake your tushes off? Did you get some cool new kitchen gear? After a hiatus of several months, during which I completed a new book manuscript, I’m back … Continue reading

Tall Layer Cake Making

How to Make a Tall Layer Cake

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferThe secret to torting perfectly tight and symmetrical layer cakes that are taller or higher than the average cake This tutorial is another supplement to my most watched video that demonstrates the professional bakery method for filling layer cakes in baking … Continue reading

Layer Cake Filling Recipes

Layer Cake Fillings Recipes

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferI have gotten so many questions about my cake filling recipes that I finally decided to share the formulas here on this website! This article presents a streamlined menu that includes 10 cake filling variations based on two buttercream frosting recipes. … Continue reading

Doll Cake Video Tutorial

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferThis is a five part 3D princess doll cake tutorial with 5 short videos (10 minutes total) demonstrating various techniques with buttercream frosting and modeling chocolate. Click below to access the >>Princess Doll Cake Video Tutorial << Click below to access the … Continue reading

How to Freeze Cake

How to Freeze Cake

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferHave you ever heard the myth that “freezing cakes is bad?” It’s not true! The freezer is a great tool for cake making, especially when it comes to the engineering of tiered wedding cakes or sculpted cake designs. Here’s how professional bakers freeze cakes … Continue reading

Pink Cake Box DVD Set Giveaway

Pink Cake Box DVD Set

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferTHIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Winner: Anna Petersen *This giveaway is open to all Wicked Goodies readers* Cake 101 & Cake 102 DVDs by Pink Cake Box Topics: The Fundamentals of Frosting and Fondanting Cakes This is a great starter … Continue reading

How to Fill Layer Cakes Video

How to Fill Layer Cakes by WIcked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer This is a video extension of my blog tutorial, How to Fill Layer Cakes, in which I demonstrate the professional bakery method of building layer cakes in pans. This technique yields solid puck and brick-shaped cakes that are super easy … Continue reading

How to Make a Booby Cake

Breast Wishes Cake by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer I made this booby cake decorated with smooth buttercream and modeling chocolate for a fundraising event in honor my friend, Laura, who is winning a fight against breast cancer. Go, Laura! It was a huge cake – each boob … Continue reading

How to Make an Owl Cake

How to Make an Owl Cake by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer No carving involved! How wise is that? It’s a 3D owl cake, baked in a bowl. Here is how to do it. This cake involves modeling chocolate and piped buttercream cake frosting. Items Needed Half sphere cake, roughly crumb coated (crumb … Continue reading

How to Make a Half Sphere Cake

How to Make a Half Sphere Cake by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer The beauty of the half sphere cake is that it can be baked in such a way that no carving is needed. Here is an owl cake, a fish cake, a beach ball cake, and breast wishes cake, all made … Continue reading

How to Slice Cake Layers

How to Slice Cake Layers - Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferMany people slice cake layers by sawing with the knife. However that back-and-forth motion often leads to jagged, uneven layers. There are many awkward gadgets out there for sawing cake when the truth is, all that’s needed is a long serrated … Continue reading

Zoo Animal Cupcakes

Zoo Animal Cupcakes by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Here, rolled modeling chocolate is combined with both buttercream frosting and piped chocolate to make doe-eyed zoo animal cupcakes. Note that where fondant may be used for these designs, modeling chocolate is much better suited for popping in the mouth. I like to make filled cupcakes. … Continue reading

How to Fill Layer Cakes

How to Fill Cakes by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer > Watch the updated VIDEO version of this tutorial << In commercial bakeries, we have a way of building filled layer cakes in the pan so that they come out in perfect cylinders, squares, rectangles, etc. This method also … Continue reading

How to Release a Layer Cake from a Pan

How to Fill Cakes by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferVIDEO: How to Release a Layer Cake from a Pan FURTHER EXPLANATION: This tutorial is an extension of my cake filling method: Releasing a frozen cake from a the pan is not unlike wrestling with a Jell-O mold. Fortunately, a cold … Continue reading