December 2013 | KitchenTigress

Cake FAQs


This post goes hand in hand with Cake Dos & Don'ts. I hope these 2 posts help shorten cake newbies' learning curve.

a) Why doesn't your cake rise?  »
Short answer: Because you don't follow the recipe.

Japanese Strawberry Shortcake (Strawberry Cream Cake, 草莓奶油蛋糕)


Japanese strawberry shortcake is a layered sponge cake filled and topped with whipped cream and strawberries. It is what I call a ménage à trois made in heaven, because each party brings out the best in the other two.