Baking Advice

Ingredient Guide: Butter

SALTED OR UNSALTED, BUTTER OR MARGARINE? THINGS EVERY HOME BAKER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BAKING WITH BUTTER. Without this vital ingredient, cake as we know it would cease to be. Sponges would be dry and unpalatable and fluffy whipped frostings would be non-existent. We’re talking about butter! Used by the slab Read more…

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Ingredient Guide: Buttermilk

FEATURING IN PANCAKES, WAFFLES, COBBLER, RED VELVET CAKE AND MANY MORE RECIPES, YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED AT JUST HOW MANY BAKES DEPEND ON A DASH OF BUTTERMILK. What began as a humble by-product of butter making has rightfully earned its place in countless American baked treats. The reason for the popularity of Read more…

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Red Velvet Food Colouring

IS YOUR RED VELVET SPONGE TURNING OUT AN UNAPPETISING SHADE OF BROWN? SOLVE YOUR BAKING CONUNDRUMS WITH OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED RED FOOD COLOURING QUESTIONS. At Cakeabration our bestselling cupcake is Red Velvet and our bestselling cake is… you guessed it, Red Velvet! So we know a thing or two about getting Read more…

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What is Red Velvet Cake?

We are obsessed with it and certainly have enjoyed our fair share of it at Cakeabration, but what exactly is our bestselling Red Velvet flavour and where did this mysterious recipe come from? Where does Red Velvet cake come from? Red Velvet cake hails from the Southern United States and is Read more…

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