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Behind the Cake ~ Chocolate ganache recipe for cakes step by step video tutorial

How to make Ganache for cake decorating? I had that question about 5 years ago. So many beautiful cakes with those super defined sharp edges. I got a mission. The mission was to find out how in the world those sharp edges were achivable. After searching for quite some time, I found a Youtube video on how to make it.…

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Swiss Meringue Buttercream ~SMBC

Behind the cake - Perfect Swiss meringue buttercream recipe from scratch.

Swiss meringue buttercream is addictive! In a good sense, this thing is addictive, have you tried  Swiss meringue buttercream aka SMBC ? When I started decorating cakes back in the day, all I knew was American ButterCream (ABC) and I had to make it myself. And since I was making cakes under the Texas Cottage Law any other kind of frosting…

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Perfect Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Behind the cake - Swiss meringue buttercream recipe from scratch.

Perfect Swiss Meringue Buttercream Make a perfect Swiss meringue buttercream to fill and frost your cakes. This recipe is perfect to create different flavors of buttercream for fillings and to get sharp edges on your cakes. 12 oz egg whites 18 oz Granulated Sugar 2 pinch Cream of Tartar (optional) 2 lb unsalted butter 2 Tbs Vanilla extract On a…

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Pate Sucree / Tart Crust

Behind the cake - Cream tart Lemon cream cheese tart recipe.

Pate Sucree / Tart Crust Make this perfect pate sucree full of flavor and a perfect texture to create cream tart. 2.5 Cups All Purpose Flour 0.5 Cups Almond flour 1.5 Cups Powder Sugar 1 Cup unsalted butter (2 sticks) 1 pinch Salt (1/8 teaspoon) 1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla extract 1 egg 2 Egg Yolks In a clean bowl put the…

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Best-Ever Carrot cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

Behind the Cake ~ Pastel de zanahoria con piña

Best-Ever Carrot cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting I bet you have known carrot cake pretty much since you were born. And that is because it has been around for centuries now, there is even a carrot cake recipe dating November 25, 1783. This carrot cake was served to George Washington according to  Molly O’Neill on her book New York Cookbook (1992). I grew…

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