can anyone recommend a bakery that makes cakes with buttercream frosting but also decorates the cake? i need a cake for a bridal shower and most of the buttercream outlets seem to do plain cakes except for cupcake cafe. any suggestions?
This year’s fabulous white cake really raises the bar.
How to Frost a Cake with Meg Ray
A hot cake plus cold frosting means cake death: soggy and ugly. Meg Ray, founder and owner of San Francisco’s Miette patisserie and confiserie, explains what you’re doing wrong when you’re frosting a cake. Plus, more importantly, what you should be doing right: using good tools, keeping the components at the right temperature, giving it a crumb layer, and more. Here's CHOW's basic yellow cake recipe to try out your new frosting skills on.