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Frosting a Layer Cake

Tips for assembling a pretty layer cake—no special skills needed

Gary Junken
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An impressive layer cake is easier than it looks. Fine Cooking‘s test kitchen manager, Jennifer Armentrout, walks you through all the steps in frosting your layer cake, from splitting the cake layers to swirling the frosting in a pretty pattern.An impressive layer cake isn’t as hard to make as it looks, even for inexperienced bakers. In this video, Fine Cooking‘s test kitchen manager, Jennifer Armentrout, walks you through all the steps in frosting your layer cake, from splitting the cake layers to swirling the frosting in a pretty pattern. You’ll also learn what a crumb coat is, and why you should use one.

See also the related video on making Buttercream Frosting.
     

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