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Tips for Decorating Beautiful Cakes and Cupcakes Recipe
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This recipe for Tips for Decorating Beautiful Cakes and Cupcakes, by Clemence de Lutz-Gossett, is from My Mother's Table,
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Clemence de Lutz-Gossett Added: Sunday, March 22, 2009
1: Have a spreader, spatula, and frosting bag on hand. 2: Pipe your icing or frosting in a circle around the inside edges of your cake layers. Think of them as walls to keep your filling safe. Place the layers in the freezer for 10 minutes. 3: Add your filling (s) and stack the layers. 4: Place a big glob of frosting on top of the cake. Use a spreader to get a somewhat even coat of frosting all over the cake. This is called a "crumb coat." Freeze for 10 minutes. 5: Now add your final layer of frosting for a clean, even look. 6: Decorate as you wish. Melted chocolate and berries have a dramatic effect.
Clemence de Lutz-Gossett is a professional baker and owner of Gourmandise Desserts in Los Angeles.
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