Perfectly Smooth Buttercream

1/2 cup unsalted softened butter 

1/2 cup salted softened butter 

4 cup sifted powdered sugar

2 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon almond extract 

2 to 3 tablespoons half and half

 

Instructions:

Cream unsalted and salted butter until smooth. Add 1 cup of sifted powdered sugar and beat for two minutes, then continue the same process with the rest of the sugar. Add extracts and heavy cream and beat until smooth.

Airplane Cake

Think you will need: 
2-8 inch cakes
2-6 inch cakes
Frosting
One 8 inch cake board
One 6 inch cake board
Bench scraper 
Offset spatula

Blue fondant
Baby blue fondant
Red fondant
Ivory fondant
1 inch circle cookie-cutter
One and a half inch circle cookie-cutter 
Sharp knife
Paintbrush
Water
Fondant cutter optional 
Five Boba straws

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

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Ingredients:

  • One Prepared¬†chocolate cake mix or Chocolate cake recipe of your choice

Chocolate chip cookie frosting:

  • 1 1/2 cup Salted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips

Ganache:

  • 16 oz Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 16 oz. Semi  sweet chocolate or chocolate chips

Directions

1.Grease and line 2, 8  inch round baking pans

2.Bake, cool, and split cakes

3. Cream butter with sugars until fluffy

4. Incorporate vanilla,flour, milk

5. Separate 1/4 of batter and set aside for piping on top of the cake

6. Add chocolate chips to the remaining frosting that will be used for filling the cake

5. Spread out frosting into 2 disks using the same 8 inch pans lined with cling wrap

6. Freeze for 15-20 min

7.Heat cream until almost boiling and mix chocolate into cream until no lumps remain

8. Cool ganache for 4-5 hours until firm but still pliable.

9. Layer cakes with first a coat of ganache and then a disk of cookie dough frosting. 3 cake layers will be needed.

10.Finish off cake with a coat of ganache

 

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