How to Make a Layered Cake

How To : Make a layered lemon and almond semifreddo cake

This only looks difficult - it's actually not too hard. And the end result is so worth it! For this recipe, you will need: 1 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup egg whites, 1 cup ground almonds, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 5 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup of lemon juice and zes ...more

How To : Bake a chocolate layered cake

Forget the store bought chocolate cakes, they are dry and who knows how long they have been sitting there. Watch this how-to video and learn how to bake a chocolate cake from scratch. Chocolate cake ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) granulated s ...more

How To : Create a frilled layers out of gumpaste for cakes

This video is showing how to create frilled layers on a cake. First you need one mini cake, rolling pin, one knife, one cocktail stick, rolling board, icing sugar, glue or water, and gumpaste to do this. First you have to roll out the gumpaste to very thin layer. Next cut it o ...more

How To : Frost a layer cake

An impressive layer cake isn't as hard to make as it looks, even for inexperienced bakers. In this video, Jennifer Armentrout walks you through all the steps in frosting your layer cake, from splitting the cake layers to swirling the frosting in a pretty pattern. You'll also l ...more

How To : Make easy chocolate layer cake

Paula Deen shows how to make a quick chocolate cake. She butters a casserole dish and covers the bottom with graham crackers, overlapping them when necessary. She then pours instant french vanilla pudding mix into a separate bowl and mixes it with 3.5 cups of milk, beating it ...more

How To : Split cake layers

Watch this video to learn how to split layers with a long serrated knife, keeping the blade parallel to the work surface.

How To : Stack and decorate a multi-layer pan cake

Don't want to pay someone to make a cake for you? Well follow these simple tips on how to stack and decorate your own multi-layer cake. -First, begin by putting your first layer of cake down, now add frosting or filling over the entire top of this level. -Once that is done, a ...more

How To : Craft a "You Take the Cake" birthday card

Got a cake or cupcake-obsessed friend? Then she'll simply swoon over this "You Take the Cake" birthday card. The greeting card depicts a triple layered cake crowned with frosting. You can certainly use it to give to friends for birthdays, but it can also be a "Congratulations ...more

How To : Make sponge cake

This light and airy recipe for sponge cake serves as the basis for many types of layered cake desserts like angel food cake. Make sponge cake. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : 5 Must-Know Tips for Better Home-Baked Cakes

It's very easy to get your hands on a good cake. These days, a store-bought cake or even one made from boxed cake mix will usually be pretty good. Heck, make the first simple recipe you find on the internet, and it's likely to taste fine. Don't Miss: The Secret to Making Del ...more

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

How To : Make a Noel cake with Sandra Lee

To decorate a noel cake, buy four layers of chocolate (two large sized, two small sized), two layers of spice cake (two medium sized), and a chocolate cupcake. Using a long serated knife, trim the tops of the cake to make the even. Put the one of the large chocoate cakes on yo ...more

How To : Assemble and crumb coat a cake

There is nothing better than a homemade layer cake. Learn how to assemble one like a pro with the help of Bon Appetite Magazine. This how to video shows you how to get a professional look when assembling and frosting a layer cake. Assemble and crumb coat a cake. Click through ...more

How To : Make a trifle like your granny use to

This is a video about to make trifle. First we need sponge cake, fruit, custard, jelly, food color, one lemon, and cream. First we have to make the jelly. So first take the lemon juice in a jug and add 400 ml of boiling water in it. Next add two teaspoons of gelatin in it and ...more

How To : Make and decorate a perky petals tiered cake

In order to decorate a Perky Petals Tiered Cake, you will need fondant, a pastry roller, floral wire, 3 cake layers in different sizes, tracing wheel, floral cookie cutters, a decorating spatula, a mat, royal icing, dowel rods, a knife, cake boards, and a dog-bone tool. Roll ...more

How To : Make a butterfly birthday cake

This video shows you how to transform a plain cake into a butterfly cake. You start with a round cake. Cut off the dome, cut the cake in half, then cut the cake like a peace sign. Arrange the pieces to form the butterfly. Apply a thin layer of icing to form a crumb coat. To se ...more

How To : Make a spooky howling wolf cupcake for Halloween

Sorry ladies, this howling wolf won't magically transform into Jacob from "Twilight" for you. But we can tell you that you'll get seriously turned on by its fluffy layers of cake and oh so copious amounts of icing. This would be a great Halloween cupcake. You can vary the siz ...more

How To : Make a scrumptous, flaky chocolate lava cake

Chocolate lava cake, known as petit gateau or moelleux au chocolat in France, is quite simply a foodie's dream dessert. Richy, flaky layers of velvety chocolate cake package a scintillating, creamy surprise in the center: A "lava" stream of melted chocolate filling. Though pr ...more

How To : Whip up a delicious molten chocolate lava cake

What's the only thing better than chocolate? More chocolate, of course! Satisfy your chocolate tooth (we're sure there's such a thing, especially around that time of month) by baking this oh-so-delicious molten chocolate lava cake. Fluffy layers of chocolate cake encircle an ...more

How To : Frost a cake easily in two steps

Back in college, frosting a cake was pretty much a one-step process. You took the cake out of the oven, let it cool for a bit, then whipped out your Pillsbury Doughboy rainbow sprinkle frosting and slapped it onto the cake using a spatula. But, admittedly, the results didn't ...more

How To : Make a lady bug shaped smash cake

We'd never complain about eating cake - red velvet, bourbon vanilla, gold old chocolate - but we absolutely burst our bubble when our favorite sweet goodies come wrapped in even sweeter packages. Take this lady bug shaped smash cake, for instance. Covered with a layer of red ...more

How To : Make an adorable Barbie princess birthday cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an adorable Barbie princess birthday cake. First, get 3 (8") round cakes and trim the dome off 2 cakes. Now, cut a small circle in the center of each cake, big enough to fit a Barbie body through. Now, spread icing along the inside of eac ...more

How To : Make a dinosaur birthday cake

Learn from Betty Crocker Kitchens, how to easily and quickly make a dinosaur birthday cake. You do not need a special cake pan for this recipe. She uses two 9" round cakes, to cut all the shapes you need to make the dinosaur. It is only required to cut out 3 shapes, and you ca ...more

How To : Make flip-flop sandals birthday cake

In this video, we learn how to decorate and make flip flop cakes. To begin, grab your pre-made chilled cakes and cut them out according to the shapes you print from www.bettycrocker.com. Now you will spread a thin layer of your choice color of frosting onto the flip flops and ...more

How To : Make a train cake

Liv Hansen from Betty Crocker Kitchens demonstrates how to make a very cute train cake. You will need two cakes that have been baked in loaf pans and chilled. Start by leveling off the top of each cake. Cut one of the cakes into quarters. Take the other cake and slice a piece ...more

How To : Make and decorate a making her entrance doll cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a Making Her Entrance Doll Cake. To make the cream cheese pound cake, cream together some cream cheese, butter and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla. In another bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Ad ...more

How To : Make a rubber ducky birthday cake

This video is a demonstration on how to bake a lovely rubber ducky cake for your baby's first birthday. You will need one 8 inch round, one 9 inch round and one small cake baked in a ten ounce custard cup. The dome of the 8 inch cake is cut and kept inverted. The edges of the ...more

How To : Blend colored pencils with a paintbrush

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is ...more

How To : Make a no-bake love cake with Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee shows viewers how to make a No-Bake Love Cake in this video. You will need the following ingredients: 1 bakery-bought half-sheet cake, with while frosting 1 bakery-bought 10-inch layer cake, with white frosting 1 bakery-bought 8-inch layer cake, with white frosti ...more

How To : Make a diaper "cake"

No baby shower is complete without a diaper cake, a gift that can also serve as a beautiful centerpiece. Here's how to make yours extra memorable. Step 1: Roll up diapers Begin rolling diapers, two at a time, holding them together in the center with a rubber band. Step 2: En ...more

How To : Bake a simple birthday cake

This is a video that demonstrates how to make a homemade birthday cake. He uses a springform pan and brushes the entire inside with butter and dusts it with flour. He mixes flour and corn flour and puts them through a sieve. Using a mixer, he mixes eggs and then adds sugar, wh ...more

How To : Bake a coconut raspberry cake with canola oil

In this cooking HowTo video Ellen Pruden features a delicious exotic and fruity cake. Watch as she demonstrates how to make a coconut raspberry cake using heart healthy canola oil. Ingredients for coconut raspberry cake: 1 (18 oz) pkg white cake mix 1/3 cup canola oil 1 cup ...more

RECIPE : This Memorial Day Cake Means Business

Got a couple hours to spare before your Memorial Day festivities begin? This super rich Patriotic Trifle looks relatively simple to make. YOU WILL NEED: 2 cups heavy cream ½ cup white sugar 2 cups milk 2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant cheesecake pudding mix 2 teaspoons lemon j ...more

How To : Make crema de fruta (Filipino dessert)

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch oval, glass baking dish. To prepare cake: Beat 6 eggs until fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar until smooth and thick. Fold in 1 1/4 cups cake flour, nutmeg and salt. Stir in melted butter. Pour into prepared pan. ...more

How To : Make a banana caramel mousse cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a banana caramel mousse cake. Start to make a light meringue that tastes like banana. Layer this down on top of a layer of caramel, and then let it cool and get cold. After this, bake it in the oven and turn it over. When you are done wit ...more

How To : Ice a small cake for beginners

The video covers how to ice a cake. According to the video it is best to start by refrigerating the cake. You will need a 16" pastry bag with an icing tip on it. The tip should have a cerated edge on one side and a smooth edge on the other. Set the cake on a rotating plate. Ro ...more

How To : Make a king themed pillow cake

In this two-part cake making tutorial, learn how to bake & essemble a beautiful pillow cake! A pillow cake is a neat idea guaranteed to wow any party. This cake is two layers and is all cake, as opposed to a layer of cake & a layer of frosting. Learn how to build the cake from ...more

How To : Stack a cake using pillars and dowel rods

Unless you're making a one layer cake, which doesn't seem to exist all that often anymore, putting together double, triple, and even quadruple layered cakes requires that skill we learned by trial in error when we were wee little toddlers playing with legos: stacking. While c ...more

How To : Make a chocolate biscuit cake

Here is a cake type of chocolate cake, it uses biscuit cookies. You will probably have to fight the kids off just because you want it all to yourself. The best part is that there is no baking required and it is very simple to make. The only thing you need is patience - just en ...more

How To : Make a rainbow birthday cake

Lactose Overdose demonstrates how to make a rainbow cake. Use either a store bought mix or use your own recipe. A white cake mix works the best. You will also need two canisters of white frosting and food coloring. Make the cake according to the directions or recipe instructio ...more

How To : Frost a cake like a professional

Ever wonder how the pros get their cakes to look so pretty? Here’s how. You will need: * A cooled-down cake * A serrated knife * A platter * Strips of wax paper * Frosting * An offset spatula or table knife * A spoon * A wooden skewer (optional) Step 1: Slice off the top of ...more

How To : Bake and decorate a Moroccan black forest cake

Black forest cake is one of the most decadent chocolate desserts you will ever taste. Rich layers of creamy, thick whipped cream sandwiched between chocolate cake and cherries. Mmmm. This is one of our favorite cakes ever: the Black Forest cake (Forêt-Noire). The recipe is or ...more

How To : Make the best Tiramisu cake

In this video, we learn how to make the best tiramisu cake. You will need: 1 pack lady fingers, mascarpone cheese, 2 c brewed coffee, 6 egg yolks, 2 tbsp sugar, and a pinch of coca powder. Combine the egg yolks, and sugar together first in a large mixing bowl. After this, use ...more

How To : Make a trifle pudding cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a trifle pudding cake. You will need: 16 oz pound cake, 30 oz can fruit cocktail, 16 oz whipped topping, 5 oz vanilla instant pudding, 3.5 c cold milk, and Maraschino cherries. First, slice up the pound cake and layer it on the bottom of ...more

How To : Make a perfect chocolate buttercream frosting

This video demonstrates how to make Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. For this recipe, you will need the following: a bowl, a mixer, Confectioner’s sugar, melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and salt. Melt chocolate. Allow the chocolate to cool. When the chocolate is cool to the ...more

How To : Make a mini Christmas log cake for a dollhouse

Here is another video by a woman named Angela on how to make a miniature Christmas log cake for a dollhouse. The first thing she does is roll out a sheet of brown clay with a pasta maker on a setting of 4. Then she rolls out a white sheet with smaller setting of 6. Use a razor ...more

How To : Make lemon pudding cake

Doc Willoughby, Executive Editor of Gourmet Magazine, shares the recipe for this delicious pudding cake, so called because it separates into a pudding layer and a cake layer as it bakes. To make the cake, whisk together the flour, sugar and salt. In another bowl whisk togethe ...more

How To : Decorate a simple wedding cake yourself

Beside the frosted cake, you will need some artificial flowers, some pretty ribbon, a ball of Styrofoam and some saran wrap. Start by covering the Styrofoam ball with a piece of saran wrap. Then clip off small pieces of the dried flowers and stick them all around the ball of S ...more

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