Summer is the best time of year! The days are longer, the weather is perfect for kickin’ back on the porch with some friends, sharing some food, and dare I say cake! But Summer can be brutal on Sugar Art, especially Buttercream! So how can you get your Buttercream babies through the hot summer nights? With a few basics, and a back up plan! A… Read More »Summer Lovin’: How to Cake when its hot, hot, HOT!
When it comes to baking, taste is everything. Sure it needs to look good, but if it tastes like old shoes, no amount of edible glitter in the world can save it. So when it comes to adding fats to your recipe, and this could include, Butter, Shortening, oil, or lard, choosing the RIGHT fat, can make or break your result, literally. The Science of… Read More »The Skinny on Fats: Butter, Shortening, and Oils
One of the best parts of this gig, is helping all of you find your way in Buttercream. I get lots of questions, and I love answering them. I get some questions more than most, so I thought I would the top 5 in a post, complete with links to more info, to get you started! 1) “What Buttercream do you use?” I only use… Read More »The Top 5 Most Asked Questions.. Answered!