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Easy ways to decorate a cake

  Butter cream icing To make a rich icing suitable for almost any cake, beat together one part (by weight) butter to two parts icing sugar. Flavour with vanilla essence, orange or lemon juice and zest, instant coffee powder or … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by admin
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Baking Tips: Cooking up a cake?

Keep the kitchen warm Most cakes do better if they are prepared at a temperature of 20°C (68°F) or more. If your equipment and ingredients have been stored in a cool place, take them out about two hours before you … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by admin
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Tips for better baking

Baking ‘blind’ Bake pastry bases separately before filling them, to prevent sogginess or under-cooking. Line a dish with pastry, then place a piece of foil or crumpled greaseproof paper gently on top of the pastry. The paper or foil should … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by admin
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Do’s and Don’ts for Perfect Pastry

  DO choose a cool day for pastry-making. Or open windows to keep the kitchen cool. DO keep all equipment and ingredients as cool as possible. DO use only the tips of your fingers when rubbing in or handling pastry; … Continue reading

04. October 2013 by admin
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The Art of Baking: Baking Hints and Tips

Baking is an art — but one which everyone can master with patience, a pride in working precisely and a certain amount of basic knowledge. Within this baking section, by following the hints and tips, you will be able to … Continue reading

16. June 2011 by admin
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