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All About Cakes

Cake Recipes and Step by Step Instructions

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Here are several references and recipes to help you to learn all about cakes.

1. Grocery List for Necessary Cake Supplies

2009 Baking Ingredients2 Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 Baking Ingredients2 Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
Keep these supplies in your pantry and you'll always be able to bake a cake.

2. Equipment Necessary for Cake Baking

2008 Pricegrabber Inc. Photo
2008 Pricegrabber Inc. Photo
This is a great list of some of the equipment necessary to bake cakes. It works well as a gift list, too.

3. Basic Cake Making with Photos

2009 Cake Batter in Pans Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 Cake Batter in Pans Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
From preparing the cake pans to the finished cake, here are several steps, including photos, for basic cake making. Even More Cake Making Tips

4. Icing a Cake

2009 Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
After seeing these simple to follow photos for frosting a cake, anyone can make their cake look nice.

5. Making Buttercream Frosting

2009 Sifting Sugar Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 Sifting Sugar Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
You own homemade frosting will always taste much better than any you can buy.

6. Baking with Bundt Cake Pans

2009 Brown Sugar Pound Cake Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 Brown Sugar Pound Cake Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
In this article you'll find all kinds of tips for baking in Bundt Cake Pans including information for baking in the different-sized pans.

7. A Gallery of Cake Photos and Recipes

2009 German Chocolate Cake Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 German Chocolate Cake Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
"Let them eat cake!" Not many people will turn-down a lovely moist and sinfully rich piece of cake. Please enjoy these cake pictures.

8. Cake Mix Cakes

I use all three brands.
Photo © 2006 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
With today's very busy lifestyles, not everyone has time to make a cake from scratch. I find myself using more cake mixes. Here are some tips for jazzing-up those mixes.

9. Cheesecakes

2009 Chocolate Cheesecake Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
2009 Chocolate Cheesecake Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
Here are the step-by-step photo instructions for making the perfect cheesecake.

10. All About Pound Cakes

Photo © 2009 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Photo © 2009 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Not only do you learn about the typical pound cake, and it's history, but it also includes how to convert a regular cake mix and make a pound cake with it.
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