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Ramerra

Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Reviewed Red Velvet Cake

Oct 19, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

This cake was edible, but I found the texture to be somewhat unrefined for having used cake flour, and there were many very large bubbles baked into this cake which somewhat compromised its integrity.

I wasn't so sold on the idea of vinegar baking soda being used to leaven this cake, but it -did- rise. It just wasn't the sort of...

Reviewed French Buttercream

Oct 15, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

While the icing was fairly simple to make with my stand mixer, I didn't really enjoy it as much as I thought I would. It was smooth, sweet and buttery... but I found it to be a little too much like a sweet whipped butter than a "frosting". Maybe it would be good melted over some cornbread or a warm muffin, but I really couldn't see enjoying this frosting...

Reviewed Ganache Frosting

Oct 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I found this frosting to be a little bit looser in consistency than I would have liked it to be for the task at hand. Having said that, I will note that it -did- set up considerably after cooling in the fridge. Still, this isn't the sort of frosting I could see you using to "fill in" or "build" a tiered cake with. It is more appropriate as a glaze-type...

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