Rawwr! With Catherine Ruehle's help, learn to design, carve and decorate a fantastic dinosaur cake. You better eat it before it eats you!
Humidity ruins our hair, our makeup and — you guessed it — our fondant. If you've spent much time with fondant, you know it gets hard to handle, sticky, and way too soft in balmy climates. And there's something completely cruel about wedding cake season being right in the thick of the summer, when fondant is on its worst behavior. Luckily, there are a few ways around this, so your cake decorations, figurines and fondant flowers can live on and avoid looking like a melty midsummer's mess.Set of 6 Cupcakes with Fondant DecorationsCheck these tips for working with fondant in humid climates
Feeling flat? With cake, that's a good thing. A cake that comes out of the oven nice and level is like a perfect canvas; smooth and primed for whatever you want to create. Bakers swear by several tricks to achieve this feat of flatness, but some are definitely more effective than others. I put a few to the test to help ensure that your next cake is flawless.