Cake making, in a lot of ways, has become an art form that is both pleasing to the eye and the taste buds. Entire television shows have been created and even reality TV competitions have been pitched all focused on the idea of building the next great cake. You might have seen these and wondered what it would take for you to make the perfect cake and I have a few suggestions.
1. Imagination – If you can envision in your mind your idea then you can create it in the physical world with the right tools, training and ample time.
2. Theme – All good cakes have a theme and it doesn’t matter if your theme is something as simple as a birthday or as complex as ADT Home Security in cake form, you need a theme. Once you have your theme, you can figure out ways to accentuate the theme like colors and shapes.
3. Materials – You will need all the necessary cake-baking tools and ingredients like flour and eggs but also fondant and marzipan – a kind of icing you can sculpt. Check online for these and other specialty items.
4. Time – All good things take time and if you want your cake to come out exactly the way you want it to, you will need to be patient and precise.
5. Practice – Not all cakes come out the way you want them to on the first try. Cake making, as with cooking, is a precise art that takes practice and precision. Keep at it and you’ll get the hang of it.