For the Love of Cake - Toronto Custom Cakes and Cupcakes. Subbing all purpose flour for cake flour. A question I get asked on a regular basis is “Can I substitute all purpose flour for cake flour?”
It is far less common to hear the reverse (although I have actually done so in recipes when I was out of flour and couldn’t be bothered to go to the store), since if you have one kind of flour at home, it will generally be all purpose. The answer to the question is yes, but the substitution is not one-to-one. The general rule of substitution is 1 cup of all purpose flour minus 2 tablespoons (1c – 2tbsp) is equivalent to 1 cup of cake flour. If you want to substitute cake flour for all purpose, use 2 cups of cake flour plus 2 tablespoons (2 cups + 2 tbsp). If you do decide to use this sub, treat the all purpose flour just as you would cake flour (sifting before measuring, etc.). Now, that said,I would highly recommend that you stick with whatever type of flour your recipe calls for, even when it means going out to the store to buy a box.
Patternpatisserie. Welcome! Welcome to the home of the The Daring Bakers!
This is the site that lists all active members of the incredible baking group known as The Daring Bakers. To give you just a bit of a history lesson, the idea for the The Daring Bakers was born in November of 2006 when Lis of La Mia Cucina and Ivonne of Cream Puffs in Venice decided to challenge themselves by baking pretzels for the very first time using the same recipe.
They each went ahead and posted about it. Having enjoyed that experience tremendously, they decided to try it again in December, this time choosing to bake biscotti. And to make matters even better, they were joined by a few more food bloggers. As the months went by, their baking group continued to grow, until it was finally decided that this "little baking group" had to have a name. Cake Wrecks. The Pioneer Woman. Bakerella.com. Cute Cupcakes. All The Time. Tartelette. How does your cupcake tattoo go? By applecupcake on July 7th, 2010 .
Filed under: Tattoos . Is it pink and pretty or evil and foreboding? It surprises me how much variation we see in the different styles and takes we receive on the cupcake when it becomes art. This collection is no different. Melissa (right) had her Tattoo sleeve designed by Dana Tyrell in Santa Rosa at Inky Cells Tattoo Co. and says that her inspiration was her sweet and loving daughter Denae. On the right, Lori from Liberty Tattoo has sent us this darker style cupcake which comes complete with skull, bones and a cherry! Where as Miss Ronda (below) from Rocking Rolling Pin has been a long time lover of cupcakes and tattoos, owning her own cupcake business in February this year. As you can see, this group really explores the diversity of what you can do with a cupcake tattoo, I really like the idea here of incorporating the spatula and whisk of Miss Ronda’s! Smitten kitchen. I am baker.
Untitled. I’m always dubious of some of the designs requested in our custom collections.
I like my collections to be cohesive and to make sense. Sometimes, well, a lot of the time, the collections make sense only to the client and the recipient. Here are some of the custom collections we created last week. It was a big week for custom collections. A 50′s collection. This collection clearly makes sense to anyone!! This seems like an odd combination, but evidently the recipient likes Hot Rod cars, surfing, the Red Sox, and he wants a puppy. I guess that makes sense… Aaaand, this collection is for a soldier in Afghanistan. Makes perfect sense to the gift giver and the gift givee…(that’s not a real word, BTW) And that’s all that matters! This one is a no brainer. I really like this one, maybe even better than our classic VT collection!