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Happy Birthday Cake Baking Recipe :-
Baking funfetti happy birthday cake are the perfect idea! Lets Follow the below recipe to make a tasty and delicious funfetti birthday cake.
TOSS YOUR SPRINKLES IN THE FLOUR, NOT THE BATTER
Baking funfetti happy birthday cake are the perfect idea! Just keep in mind to toss all those sprinkles in a bit of flour, not the batter. This makes sure that the sprinkles do not settle at the bottom and float in the batter instead. Also, try and stick to using artificial colored varieties of the sprinkles, they work better than the natural kinds.
MAKE SURE THAT THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAKE IS COOLED DOWN COMPLETELY
Before adding frosting to the Happy Birthday cake or cutting it. It is extremely essential to ensure that the cake has completely cooled down. It is hence advised to start baking quite earlier so that the cake gets sufficient and plenty time to cool down. Adding frosting to cake that is warm would cause the frosting to melt down and can turn a disaster. Also, the cake should not be cut before all layers are cooled off. As cutting a warm layer of cake can cause it to dry out.
USE CARAMEL ICING OR GANACHE FOR FROSTING INSTEAD OF BUTTERCREAM AS A BEGINNER
Frosting a Happy Birthday cake might be intimidating sometimes, especially for a beginner. Using caramel icing or ganache would do the trick as they do not really require to be applied perfectly and hide imperfections well, rather than opting for the standard buttercream frosting.
MAKE SURE TO APPLY A CRUMB COAT BEFORE, IF USING A BUTTERCREAM FROSTING
It is mandatory to apply a thin layer of the buttercream frosting underneath the final layer. Even better, chill the crumb coat in the refrigerator before applying the final coating, as it would lock the cake crumbs and give it a more professional look.
ENSURE THAT THE TOP OF THE CAKE IS COMPLETELY FLAT
If opting for a multilayered cake, trim all the layers of the cake before assembling them to ensure that the top is completely flat. This would give it a more professional look. A serrated knife can be used to trim domed tops of the cake and the scraps can be used to make cake pops. What better! Also, it is easier to add cookies and sprinkle evenly over the top when it is flat for a more decorative and celebratory look.
USE THE TOOTHPICK TEST
Baking the cake for the right amount of time is essential to ensure that the cake does not go dry. Prior to the cake being done baking, try the toothpick test (poke gently) ten minutes before. If it comes out to be clean, the cake can be considered ready.
USE ADD-INS TO ADD TEXTURE
In order to add some texture and excitement to the cake layers, try using add-ins like chocolate chips, nuts, crushed pretzels or cracker crumbs.