6 Baking Tips for Flawless Cakes
Try these foolproof techniques, brought to you from the Real Simple test kitchen.
Sure, you know to bring the butter to room temperature, but it’s just as important for eggs—otherwise the mixture won’t emulsify properly. If you’re short on time, microwave cut-up butter on low in 5-second intervals, checking in between, and place eggs in a bowl of warm water for 10 to 15 minutes.
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