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What Even IS Red Velvet Cake?

Everyone’s tried it, and everyone loves it – or hates it. There doesn’t seem to be much in between. But what even is Red Velvet cake? And why is this technicolor torte a thing in the first place? The combination of vivid red and pristine white icing is certainly striking inside a bakery case, but …

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Baking Hacks From The Pros!

It’s baking season! Well, unless you’re a baker. We pretty much have our head in the oven all year long. But for you civilians, it’s baking season! To help get you started, we’ve got some baking hacks from the pros, via Insider! Don’t Crack Up Crack those eggs like you mean it! Timid taps are …

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Is There a Wrong Way To Eat Cake?

There is no wrong way or right way to eat cake, right? We mean, if you manage to get the cake from the plate to your stomach, it’s pretty much mission accomplished. Right? There can’t be a wrong way to do something so right… right?? Not according to the internet. In a debate that brings …

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Frost Like A Boss!

Have your attempts to frost a cake left you feeling… crumby? With some tips from the experts, it’s easy to do a nearly professional job right in your own kitchen! And we’ve got some advice from Fox News Food & Drink! Start smart by giving yourself a level surface to work with. Use your longest …

Let’s Bake Naked!

Well, not literally. Baking naked sounds like a good way to get some embarrassing injuries. What we’re actually talking about are naked cakes! Barely there frosting was once only seen by bakers between as a crumb coat before the final layer of frosting was added, but now naked cakes have moved from verified trend to …

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Timing is Everything!

“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.”   ~  Yogi Berra In baking, as in baseball, timing is everything. And with cakes especially, timing can mean the difference between pudding and perfection and… well… basically pavement. Thankfully, the experts at The Cake Blog have done …

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It’s National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day!

According to the National Day Calendar, today is National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day! And while they have some fairly silly holidays listed on that website, we think a whole day to honor a delicious favorite like pineapple upside down cake is a wonderful idea! Upside down cakes, which can be made with many different …

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