When I made Aunt Mary’s Angel Food Cake, I had a definite inspiration, and it was all about a photo. It made me think about images and how easily they can be seared into our consciousness in a heartbeat, so intensely that it seems they can never be forgotten. Riots, shootings, protests. Senseless death. It can all be a bit much. Overwhelming. Positive images can do the same thing, and I think we need more of them. (And maybe more cake, too!)
Ermine Buttercream Frosting, Flour Based
There are several Buttercream Frostings, and one that has increased in popularity recently is not very well-known is Ermine Buttercream. I was recently reading several posts about the different types of buttercream and Ermine wasn’t even on any of the lists! Ermine Buttercream Frosting is sometimes called a flour-based buttercream and sometimes called Boiled Flour Frosting or Pudding Based Frosting.
Miracle Goop Pan Release
I dutifully save my butter wrappers in the freezer for when I want to quickly grease a pan for a cake, but sometimes you just need more. You need to grease and flour. Heck, for some cakes you’ll grease, add parchment, then grease and flour!