So I"ve made my cake and it looks sooo gorgeous, however I have been doing a lot of research and from what I understand crumb coating is extremely integral to the cake process as it is creates a beautiful and flawless finished product. My biggest issue is that I have read conflicting articles about how to go about this.
The basics from what I have gathered is:
To seal it with simple syrup,
Small layer of frosting=crumb coat
Somewhere in there you are supposed to freeze something or other, not exactly sure what though.
Take cake out and frost it completely and Voila!!
My question is what steps I am supposed to freeze the cake? Is the simple syrup vital to the crumb coating of my cake? How would you recommend I go about applying the simple syrup, as I have heard you can use an icing spatula or you can apply it with a spray bottle,? How do I get an even coating of frosting? In essence, how do I go about creating that flawless finished product.
If this helps the pic of this frosted cake is what I am going for EXACTLY:
Any thoughts, suggestions, advice, or knowledge from experience? PLEASE HELP ME AS I NEED THIS CAKE READY BY MONDAY!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you in advance,