Why freezing cakes keeps them moist

Kay, I know a ton of people out there don’t like the word “moist” BUT I’m not sure how else to describe a cake that’s not dry in any way. SO I’ll probably use it a few times in this post – sorry.

Alright. You take the time to bake a cake, then you let it cool, and what happens? STEAM escapes and leaves your cake as it dries. All that moisture is going OUT of your cake into the air, and it’s drying out slightly. For most cakes its probably okay, BUT I don’t just want an OKAY cake I want to serve an amazing cake.

wrapping your cakes in plastic wrap and freezing them helps keep your cakes more moist
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The BEST Flourless Chocolate Cake

This was one of the very first recipes I ever posted on this blog! I’m revitalizing it with new pictures and a video tutorial cause it’s just THAT good. This is MY favorite dessert and I make it at LEAST once a month. It’s easy to make and tastes AMAZING!

the taste and texture of this gluten free flourless chocolate cake is divine
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Naked Cake with Candied and Sugared Berries

Summer’s here! The kids are out of school and tis the season of eating outdoors, and enjoying fresh berries and lighter foods!  So when I got asked to make a summer cake for Merry Mag Summer I decided to do a naked cake with fresh berries!  This one happens to be a vanilla bean cake with a lemon buttercream, but you can go with any flavor of cake you like!

A quick and easy layered summer cake with candied strawberries and sugared berries, sweet and refreshing!
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Preparing a pan for baking

For basic pan preparation you want to cute a circle of parchment for the bottom of your pan.  Check out my way to get a perfectly sized circle for your pans (the outside of a pan isn’t always the best way to go – it’s usually too big)

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Delicate ombre gumpaste ruffles

I am so excited to finally be able to share this cake!  Its from a Fall inspiration wedding shoot I did with Chelsea Peterson Photography and was just featured on Utah Bride and Groom.  The whole shoot is so lovely, rustic and charming. It was so fun to set up and turned out just lovely.

exquisite five tier wedding cake salt lake city utah
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