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”

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”

6 Types of Icing used for Cake decoration in Kenya

Here at Amari, we have noticed some people are making inquiries on types of icings and may not be sure of the differences. We have decided to explain some of the icings that are generally used in Kenya for cakes for a better understanding of them. Of course there are many different types out there,Continue reading “6 Types of Icing used for Cake decoration in Kenya”

Baking Equipment in Kenya-Cake Decorating

This is the second post on our series of Baking  Equipment Explained. If you haven’t read our previous post, you can read it here – Baking pans. This time our focus is on equipment used for cake decoration. This post is helpful for those who would like to bake cakes at home and decorate themContinue reading “Baking Equipment in Kenya-Cake Decorating”

Yellow cake Frosted Cupcakes topped with strawberries

Since we’re still in the Strawberry season, I figured cupcakes topped with strawberries were in order ^_^ No food coloring was used to give the cup-cakes their yellow color, our secret is local (Kienyeji) eggs. Their yolk is very yellow. Here is the recipe: Chocolate Frosting topped with a Strawberry ^_^ Ingredients: -11/2 cups All-Purpose flourContinue reading “Yellow cake Frosted Cupcakes topped with strawberries”