Birthday Cake Ideas For Your Child’s Big Day

Birthday Cake Ideas For Your Child's Big Day

Making a cake for the child is probably the most satisfying art form. Not only is it a pleasurable thing to plan about, nevertheless, but you and your guests also get to eat the outcomes of a joyful effort.

Generally, a cake book can display how familiar and easily-obtained ingredients can be used with a variety of bought trimmings to produce wonderful cakes. But a chance to think outside the box and produce an eye-catching birthday cake can offer plenty of contrast in flavor and texture. The following cake ideas can render realistic-looking cake icing effects to produce a child’s birthday unique.

Pastel Perfection

You’ll need:

 1 ready prepared deep sandwich cake 2 egg whites Squeeze of lemon juice 125g powdered sugar, sifted 1 teaspoon cornflour Red, green and yellow food coloring 155ml heavy cream 1 tablespoon milk 90g or 1 cup desiccated coconut Lemon curd (method below) 3 piping bags fitted with star-shaped tubes

Procedure:

Begin with the meringues. Preheat oven to 240 degrees F. Using a whisk or possibly a hand-held mixer, beat the egg whites with all the freshly squeezed lemon juice until stiff. Gradually add powdered sugar until meringue stands in peaks. Using a metal spoon, fold in cornflour smoothly.

Divide the meringue mixture equally between 3 bowls. Tint one bowl with pale pink from a few drops with the red coloring, one bowl pale yellow, and remaining meringue pale green. Line a baking sheet using a non-stick baking paper. Do not grease the sheet. Pipe or spoon 12 mounds of meringue mixture in alternate colors onto the prepared sheet. Bake for 1- 120 minutes until meringues are crisp and dry. Set aside to cool down the on the wire rack.

To complete decoration, whip cream, and milk together in a bowl until thick. Spread around …

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Birthday Cake Design Ideas You Can Use Easily

Birthday Cake Design Ideas You Can Use Easily

Every birthday is often a big day that deserves recognition and celebration. These are days that may commemorate the accomplishments of the past year or give good wishes for your year in the future.

No matter whether or not the birthday is for someone who is six or sixty, a wonderful cake will help create a memorable memory. Any time you must create a birthday masterpiece there’s a couple of things to be aware of: the celebrant’s interests as well as your abilities.

For non-bakers, consider getting who you are a cake decorating kit. These will have tools that may help you create numerous designs easily using your icing. Instead of simply writing “Happy Birthday _______”, try and put some substance around it. A theme is a good idea. Many popular books, movies, and TV shows have toys, cards, and novelty items that may be used on the cake.

It is straightforward to produce a basic rectangular cake, frost it green, make white, regularly spaced lines on it, along with a few plastic novelty toys you have a football field for the sports lover.

Another easy sports cake is a round cake frosted white with red, curved, dotted lines to produce a baseball.

If there is a much more baking experience you might want to build the cake up a little. Creating a completely edible landscape cake may be lots of fun. If your child is interested in science it is possible to bake one rectangular cake, two dome cakes (one baked in a very 4-liter Pyrex bowl and also the other in a very 2-liter bowl), and cupcakes. The rectangular cake is frosted green (or any other color to make a landscape).

The dome cakes are put about the rectangular cake, the most important first as well as the …

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So You’ve Got a Recipe and You Want to Sell a Food Product

SO YOU'VE GOT A RECIPE AND YOU WANT TO SELL A FOOD PRODUCT

You’ve been making this recipe forever and every time you share the results, someone says, “Wow, this is so good! You should sell it.” And that’s where you gets stuck, because you have no idea what to do next.

When you’re at this stage, at the very beginning with no clue what to do next, you don’t know what you don’t know. You don’t know even know what questions to ask. Eight years ago I was in your shoes. I needed help; I knew I needed help, but I didn’t know where to turn.

I stumbled along, making mistakes, spending money I didn’t have and sometimes getting lucky and finding solutions that worked. I looked for help from people who’d “been there” too. Shari Fitzpatrick, founder of Shari’s Berries, and I had a conversation during which I recall asking the most intelligent questions I could come up with. She was very kind in sharing her experience, but in hindsight, and to my point, I’m not sure I got as much as I could have out of that conversation. First because it was only about 15 minutes long and more critically, because I wasn’t sure what to ask. I wonder if she hung up from that call thinking, “ha, good luck to that girl ’cause she does NOT know what she’s doing.”

Eventually, I managed to piece together enough of what I needed to know to get the right incorporation, licensing, business and liability insurance, registration for sales tax, space in which to bake, ingredient, packaging and shipping vendors and so on. Quite possibly, I may have (unknowingly) violated some laws. This was not the fast track, but there wasn’t any other way, and I was determined to keep moving forward!

There is plenty of information “out there” about starting a …

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How to Make Traditional Holiday Fruit Cakes

During the holiday season, I like to spend the afternoon making some delicious homemade mini fruit cakes. Making and serving these delicious items has been around for centuries. You will usually see them served around the holiday season or at wedding celebrations.

You will find that various cultures will have different touches on traditional recipes, however, the following recipes are carried out in the American tradition. When I make this fruit cake, I bake it in a muffin tin or mini bread pan. If you want, you can certainly bake it in a regular bread pan or a round cake pan.

How to Make Traditional Holiday Fruit Cakes

Fruit Cake Recipe

1 1/3 cup of granulated sugar

1/2 cup of butter, soft

2 eggs

3 cups of all-purpose flour

3 teaspoons of baking powder

2 cups of eggnog

1 1/2 cups mixed candied fruit

1 1/2 cup sifted sugar

1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg powder

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

additional eggnog

(optional) half portion of candied cherries

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, shake the sugar with soft butter until soft and creamy. Beat in both eggs until mixed. In another bowl, stir in the flour and baking powder. Gently stir the flour mixture into the sugar mixture and then shake in the eggnog until all the ingredients are well combined. Fold the chopped candied fruit. If the mixture is stiff, mix with your hands.

Spray a few muffins or mini pans with non-stick vegetable spray. Spoon the mixture into the pan you want.

Place pans into a preheated 350 degree oven and bake for 20-22 minutes or until they are done and the centers test clean with a toothpick. Remove from the pans and let cool on a wire rack.

In a small bowl, combine the confectioner’s sugar, nutmeg and ground cinnamon. …

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Best Recipe for Making Chocolate Fudge Brownies

If you love chocolate fudge brownies, you should know how to make them. Below is an easy recipe for making brownies. You’ll have a lot of fun trying this recipe out. Preparation time for these brownies is fifteen minutes. Cooking time is estimated to be 55 minutes. From this recipe, you are likely to make about eighteen brownies. In order to be able to make good fudge brownies, you need to know what ingredients you need. The ingredients that are needed for the brownies include the following;

Best Recipe for Making Chocolate Fudge Brownies

– Butter (200 grams)

– Three eggs

– Two egg yolks

– Packed dark cooking chocolate, which needs to be coarsely chopped (200 grams)

– Casting sugar (270 grams)

– Plain flour (115 grams)

– Cocoa powder (35 grams)

After you have finished preparing all your ingredients, you can go ahead and start making your brownies. The first step is to pre-heat your oven to about 160 degree centigrade. You should then slab a pan with your prepared melted butter and also try to line it with non-sticking baking powder. This will make certain that the brownies do not stick to the sides of the pan, thus, making them easy to remove.

You should melt the butter and chocolate in a large bowl. The melting should not be done over direct heat, but it should be over a saucepan half filled with water. You should then whisk the egg yolk and the eggs in another bowl, until they are well mixed. The chocolate mixture should be allowed to cool a little, before you finally add the egg mixture.

Mix the flour and sugar in another bowl, add cocoa powder and then add the mixture to the chocolate bowl. Stir until they are well combined. Do not over stir, as this could make your …

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