Modern Methods for Classic Cakes
Learn accessible techniques for making your best-ever chiffon, traditional sponge and butter cakes with guidance from award-winning baker En-Ming Hsu! First, find out how to prep your kitchen, your ingredients and your batter for best results. Then, En-Ming shows you how to select the right pan, achieve the correct temperature and check for the perfect doneness on a classic chiffon cake. Next, learn how to mix, whip and fold batter for a rich sponge cake and learn which fillings and toppings work best with this crowd-pleaser. The last cake you learn to make is a beautiful vanilla butter layer cake. En-Ming shares troubleshooting tips as you finish this decadent treat with delicious buttercream, candied zest and even edible flowers for a show-stopping result!