4 Main Types of Sponge Cakes in Baking

The Four Main Types of Sponge Cakes shared in this post: Biscuit Sponge Genoise Angel Food Cake Chiffon Cake (Special mention) Jaconde Sponge In our previous post; I shared 4 main types of cakes used in baking, based on mixing methods – one of them was Sponge cakes. These cakes have a variety of methodsContinue reading “4 Main Types of Sponge Cakes in Baking”

4 Main Types of Cakes Based on Mixing Methods

I realized this post is necessary especially recently since we sell recipe booklets to Bakers and Bakerettes all over Kenya with various baking skill levels. Some are seasoned bakers; however, some are new in the industry and may not understand many aspects and techniques in baking. One of the important things to know about cakeContinue reading “4 Main Types of Cakes Based on Mixing Methods”

3 Easy Ways to Decorate your Cupcakes

I posted a tutorial on how to make Red Marble Cupcakes a few weeks ago. You can watch the video below. Today I want to share 3 simple ways you can decorate your red marble cupcakes (or any other) using a star tip/nozzle. Try it out and share your results ^_^ Frosting: 1 Cup (250ml)Continue reading “3 Easy Ways to Decorate your Cupcakes”

Bible Cake Decoration Tutorial using round cakes

Hi to all, Happy New Year! Hope you all enjoyed your holidays and are settling well into 2016. This is my first post this year, so of course I had to keep a promise I made of sharing this tutorial on how to decorate a Bible cake using round cakes as your base. Here weContinue reading “Bible Cake Decoration Tutorial using round cakes”

7 Easy Steps to Torte and Decorate a Mini-Cake with Royal Icing

Today’s recipe will be Royal Icing and how to torte a cake and decorate with it. You may be wondering what ‘torting’ is – if you don’t already know; torting a cake is taking a layer of cake you have baked and slicing it into many layers. Lemon Mini-cake with Royal icing This is aContinue reading “7 Easy Steps to Torte and Decorate a Mini-Cake with Royal Icing”

6 Types of Flours used in Baking in Kenya

Welcome to a new series: Baking in Kenya. This series will focus on the ingredients that are used in baking and are available in Kenya. We hope this will help you in your wonderful journey to be the best baker you can be ^_^. This post will focus on the types of flours used whileContinue reading “6 Types of Flours used in Baking in Kenya”

3 Simple Tips on Decorating your Cakes and Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and we know that if you like baking like we do, you have a delicious home-baking project lined up ^_^! So when you bake those cakes or cupcakes and frost them, here are some tips to help you with the garnishing and decorating. 1. Add color to your frosting:Continue reading “3 Simple Tips on Decorating your Cakes and Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day”

5 Tips to Help a beginner Bread baker

If you’re not very seasoned in the bread-making process. Here are a few tips that will help you if you’re just a beginner bread maker.   1. Be Well Prepared Make sure you read your recipe twice before starting the baking process so as to understand the instructions well and to make sure you haveContinue reading “5 Tips to Help a beginner Bread baker”

4 Benefits of Vanilla

Our flavor of the month is Vanilla, we decided to see if Vanilla has any health benefits at all. Here are a few interesting things we found out. Vanilla   1.    Vanilla has antioxidants Vanilla contains antioxidants, which are natural substances that prevent or delay some types of cell damage in your body. It alsoContinue reading “4 Benefits of Vanilla”

5 Important things to know about yeast

We’ve decided to start sharing bread product tips and recipes. Hope this is helpful to you in your bread making projects. Bread (Courtesy: trialx.org) Yeast is the raising agent used in the bread making process. Here are some interesting things to know about yeast while planning your next bread making project. 1.    Yeast is AliveContinue reading “5 Important things to know about yeast”