Rolling out sugarpaste, rolled fondant or ready to roll icing comes with practice. I am hoping that my practical tips below will help shorten your learning curve! The best approach for rolling out sugarpaste Knead the sugarpaste icing until it is soft and pliable – for comments on the consistency of your paste, please see […]
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Often Madeira cake is left plain but there are lots of ingredients that you can use to add a different flavour. For a six egg quantity Madeira, an 20cm (8 inch) round cake, try one of the following · Lemon – Finely grated rind of 2 lemons (this is the traditional flavouring) · […]
To get nice high sided cakes (you need 3 inches for carving Lindy’s wonky cakes) try wrapping the outside of the cake tin with newspaper (just like you would for a fruit cake). This slows down the cooking of the outside of the cake allowing time for the sides to reach the right height. You […]