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What is a Vegan Birthday Cake?

A Vegan birthday cake is the perfect addition to any celebration. Many people today follow veganism while others prefer to steer clear of eggs and dairy products and this cake is a good choice for them too. Many people feel that vegans lead austere diets; but that really isn’t the case and it isn’t necessary […]

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How to Work Skilfully With Edible Lace for Cakes

No wedding is complete without some lace embellishments. Sure, brides are now opting for wedding gowns with cleaner lines and very little lace and decoration themes at weddings are also undergoing a sea change and becoming sleeker with no frivolity like lace. However, nothing is more classic and quintessentially “weddingy” than a cake decorated with […]

Cake Trends of 2016

We’ve moved into 2016 at a clipping pace and bakers (novices and professional) are curious about which cake trends would make it big this year and be able to hold their own till we ring in 2017. Our experts at Ganache Patisserie have put together a few themes that they feel will manage to stay […]

The Best Gluten-Free Flours for Baking

For anyone with celiac disease, the biggest challenge is obviously to find foods that are gluten-free. It’s not uncommon to see people scouring the supermarkets for foods that have zero gluten content. After some time, many also find that all this becomes too much of an effort and they just end up forgoing a number […]

How is Modelling Chocolate Used to Cover a Cake?

Anyone who has been baking for some time is sure to have heard someone they know say to them that they love the look of fondant, but that they just can’t stand the taste. But fondant covered cakes look amazing and it’s probably their aesthetic appeal that continue to boost their popularity – you will […]

A Skilled Baker’s Secret Tool – The Fondant Roller

How often have you looked at an elegant, fondant–covered cake, but felt that it’s nothing more than a trick or skill that only professional cake designers are privy to; and not something you would be able to successfully pull off? Well, rethink this perception you have; smooth fondant isn’t that difficult to make. Apart from […]

Top Tips to Making a Sponge Cake

Sponge cakes are very deceptive looking things. They taste great, seem simple enough to make, but even the slightest error in the preparation process can ruin them, turning them dry and dense. Ideally, sponge cakes should be soft, light, fluffy, and moist. But achieving that is easier said than done.

Benefits and Downsides of Flourless Cakes

Today, going flour-free or gluten-free is a health trend that is reaching gigantic proportions. Celebrities and everyone else seems to be jumping onto the gluten-free bandwagon, and companies manufacturing food products are ensuring that they have flour-free variants of cookies, breads etc; these products sit cheek-by-jowl with standard white baking flour.