AAfter many trial and errors with trying to find that perfect cake recipe, I still have yet to find one that works! Its overwhelming now. I've tried mud, sponge, box, and doctored cake mixes. I don't know if its my oven, but every cake comes out sticky. I understand cakes have crumbs but I cant carve a cake without it compeletly falling apart. My question is what's the best recipe y'all have found?
AI use a hot milk vanilla sponge for my recipe. It comes out great. But for all my cakes red velvet, chocolate ect i all use different recipes. All made from scratch i found cakes are much more delicious made all from scratch.
AI've tried a couple scratch cakes, but I don't know if it was a good recipe. I wanna make a teapot cake for my moms birthday. I just need a good recipe so when I carve the cake doesn't crumble.
have you tried pound cake? and i do my carving with frozen cake -- that will help with the stickiness --also if the top of the cake is sticky -- it will ball up and you can just roll off the gooey part
Acome to think of it no I haven't. When I put my cakes in the freezer and then cover it with mmf the fondant gets sticky and sweaty. Why does it do that and how can I prevent it?
here's the recipe i use:
i can't answer for the vagaries of of fondant but i freeze my cakes filled and uniced -- then ice frozen and apply fondant then store in the fridge -- i usually use satin ice store bought --
it's really kinda cool that trisha yearwood has the same recipe -- i got mine from an old friend some years ago
AOh how neat! :-D thank you for sharing, its helps!
your recipe for doctored cake mix -- does it have self rising flour?
and what flavor are you wanting?
AYes it has self rising flour. At this point I don't care what it tastes like hahaha. But id want a sweet flavor. My mom loves angel good cake but I doubt angel good is carvable.