People today are celebrating even life’s smallest events with gusto.
When planning an event, no matter the occasion, you want it to be a
party that people keep talking about. A themed cake can make a
statement like few other aspects of a party can. Here are some ideas
to make sure your next cake is one your guests will remember for
A molded cake can make a statement with very little effort. Simply
mix your cake like usual, pour the batter into the pre-shaped mold,
and bake as directed. Once cooled, your cake can be iced, drizzled
with toppings, or even dusted with powdered sugar or cocoa.
Cake molds come in various sizes and shapes, so you will only be
limited by your imagination. Full-sized molds can be shaped like
flowers, animals, or favorite objects. Some have a basic round shape
with intricate designs added to the surface. You can even find
individual-sized cake molds for cupcakes, muffins, and even pet
Break it Down
For smaller gatherings, a “cake” designed with individual
cupcakes can be a fun and easy to serve idea. Try arranging each
cupcake into the shape you want and icing them as a single cake.
Guests will simply reach in and pull the cupcakes away when it is
time for dessert.
Another fun cupcake idea is to use a pre-formed tower or platform
system. This is a great option for larger or more formal gatherings.
Roll with it
Fondant is one of the easiest rolled icings to work with. It offers a
flexible and soft texture that makes covering your cakes quick and
simple. You can incorporate coloring into fondant icing or purchase
it pre-tinted. Another great feature of fondant is that you can make
decorations such as ribbons, bows, flower cutouts, and even small
characters by using it as an edible modeling clay.
Your Design will Take the Cake
No matter which suggestion you try, you will see how easy it is to turn out a professional-looking cake at home. Simple strategies like using cake molds can help you take your cake design up a notch at your next party and really impress your guests.
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