A Beginner's Guide to Baking Butter Cakes

Amy Kimmel, Cake Artist, Instructor, Pastry Chef

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7 Videos (33m)
    • Welcome!

      0:41
    • What is Butter Cake

      1:25
    • Butter Cake Important Considerations

      2:14
    • Butter Cake Mise En Place

      7:45
    • Creaming Method

      9:38
    • Reverse Creaming Method

      10:50
    • Thank You!

      0:43

About This Class

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: An electric mixer, counter top or hand, will be useful for this class.

Are you interested in making elaborate, sculpted cakes?  Do you want some delicious recipes to add to your recipe box?  Will you be making cakes to sell in the future? 

If you answered Yes to any or all of the above questions, then this class is for you.  Butter cakes are delicious, versatile in their flavor capabilities, and sturdy enough for sculpted cakes.  They possess every characteristic necessary to be the perfect all-purpose cake. 

There are two methods to butter cakes:

  1. Creaming Method
  2. Reverse Creaming Method

You will learn both in this class and will be able to decide which you prefer.  Both have their purpose from home kitchens to commercial kitchens, but it's a bonus if you understand both.

Butter cakes are timeless and a must-have for every good baker's recipe stash.

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This is an amazing class on butter cakes!!!!Thanks Amy!!!

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Amy Kimmel

Cake Artist, Instructor, Pastry Chef

My passion is to inspire and change people's lives with cake. Cakes produce smiles, laughter, hugs, and even tears. They have the ability to change a person's mood, to bring light to those in dark places, to shine in moments of celebration, and even to bring financial stability to a family. I've had the privilege to share in so many positive moments throughout my career and life with loved ones and strangers. It may seem like just butter and sugar, but I see otherwise. It is with great j...

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