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One of the coolest baking tips ever... Tried and true... If you need to soften butter quickly but don't want to melt it.... Put boiling hot water in a glass to heat the glass. Dump the water out and flip it over your stick of butter. In a few minutes it will be soft to use!
I love these awesome easy baking hacks - seriously, every home baker needs to read this post! It has substitutions for cake flour, substitutions for baking soda and baking powder and so much more. Print this one out and tape it to your pantry - it'll make the baking season easy and stress-free! :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com
How to fill layer cakes-greatvideo tutorial from Wicked Goodies Bakery. Uses method of re-stacking cake layer+filling+layer+layer etc. back into pan cake was baked in, then chilling it. Very professional results! See other link for blogged (written) version, or see link about how to de-pan layered cake once it's chilled with filling.
IT'S 0 POINTS PLUS!! Genius! 1-2-3 Cake. You need two boxes of cake mix. One can be any flavor you prefer, but the other MUST be Angel Food cake mix. Mix them together (shake them in a big ziploc bag or stir them together in a big bowl). Then simply store the mixture in an airtight container until you get the urge for dessert. Then just put three tablespoons of the dry mixture in a big coffee mug and stir in two tablespoons of water. Microwave it for one minute and you will have a single cake