Cakes can be intimidating for even accomplished cooks. But cake baking can be fun (and dare I say an adventure) with great foolproof recipes. That’s our stock-in-trade. These recipes from The Perfect Cake span the skill range from snack cakes to multilayered showstoppers. Let’s bake!Jack Bishop, Chief Creative Officer
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Use a greased round of parchment paper to line the bottom of your cake pans for seamless removal.
Insert a toothpick into the center of your cake to check doneness. If it comes out clean, it’s ready.
Add a pinch of espresso powder to your cakes to pump up the chocolate flavor.
Dip the measuring cup into your dry ingredient and sweep away the excess with a straight-edged object.