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  1. Norcalbaker59 replied to the thread Wedding cake help.

    Hello and welcome to the forum. Unfortunately the term “Buttercream” is a misnomer” since it’s applied to so many different products...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 5:36 AM
  2. Norcalbaker59 replied to the thread Shortbread biscuits/cookies.

    Sprinkling the shortbread with sugar before baking is pretty common. Some of the sugar will melt unless you use sanding sugar. When...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 5:30 AM
  3. Courtneyanne21 posted a new thread.

    Wedding cake help

    Hi all, I am new to the group and new to baking / wedding cakes. My good friend ask me to make her wedding cake. I made a practice...

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    Forum: Cakes

    Jul 23, 2019 at 5:12 AM
  4. Lee_C replied to the thread Margarine and Butter.

    Hi Daniel. Tesco butter is what I normally use, it's my staple. Though I'm buying some President butter this week. But I'm just curious,...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 2:34 AM
  5. Lee_C replied to the thread Shortbread biscuits/cookies.

    As it happens, I'm taking my mum food shopping on Wednesday and she likes to shop at a supermarket that just happens to sell President...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 2:24 AM
  6. Lee_C liked Norcalbaker59's post in the thread Shortbread biscuits/cookies.

    Yes, Presidents butter is excellent. That is a good choice. I would purchase a new package of cornflour. The shortbread has so few...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 2:20 AM
  7. Norcalbaker59 replied to the thread Replace hand mixing / Ovens for fudge brownies.

    @J13 , you cannot use a commercial mixer in a Home kitchen. A home kitchen is wired for 110v. Commercial mixers are wired for 220v....

    Jul 22, 2019 at 10:43 PM
  8. Songbird set their occupation to Homemaker.

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:19 PM
  9. Songbird set their location as Tampa, FL.

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:19 PM
  10. -Daniel- liked J13's post in the thread Cake Flavours.

    When it came to my wedding cake, I did think about flavors we two liked, but I also I thought about flavors that I thought most of my...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  11. -Daniel- liked Norcalbaker59's post in the thread Cake Flavours.

    Hey Akos, Red velvet is not a flavor, it’s chocolate cake with a ton of red food dye. It was “invented” by the Adams Extact company to...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  12. -Daniel- replied to the thread Margarine and Butter.

    Here in Mexico I only use Lurpak butter, I'll never use anything else (the other butters have a horrible taste). In Ireland I would...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:14 PM
  13. -Daniel- liked J13's post in the thread Margarine and Butter.

    o_O I'm as confused and speechless as NorCal...45 minutes to cream sugar and margarine??? Can you upload a picture of your margarine...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:13 PM
  14. -Daniel- liked Norcalbaker59's post in the thread Margarine and Butter.

    Akos, From baking science there nothing to be gained by beating the margarine for 45 minutes. Unless there’s some strange form of...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 9:13 PM
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