Tips and Tricks: Baking Tips for Flawless Cakes

Avoid Using Cold Eggs Sure, you know to bring the butter to room temperature, but it’s just as important for eggs—otherwise the mixture won’t emulsify properly. If you’re short on time, microwave cut-up butter on low in 5-second intervals, checking … Continue reading

Recipes: Coffee Almond Layer Cake

My husband loves coffee and cake, so what better way to please him than by making a coffee flavoured cake and this one from Margaret Fulton definitely hits the spot. What you need:  125g butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 3/4 … Continue reading

Tea Party: Canberra Cake Club March Cakeup

  I love cake, and when I was asked if I would like to spend an afternoon chatting to fellow food lovers, while eating cake i didn’t have to be asked twice. The Canberra Cake Club’s March Cakeup was held … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: How to Fill a Tiered Cake Stand

There aren’t any rules when it comes to the food, but a standard afternoon tea comprises a layer of sandwiches, a layer of cakes and a layer of scones or teacakes. However, you could also throw in pastries, petits fours … Continue reading