cake decorating techniques:
how to crumb coat a cake
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This is one of the simplest cake decorating techniquesyou'll ever learn.
And you'll wonder how you ever lived without it!
If you've never crumb coated a cake before, prepare to be amazed. Once you see what huge difference it makes in the look of your finished frosting, you'll use every time you frost a cake.
Have you ever tried to frost a cake and had lots of crumbs mix in with the frosting? Not pretty...
All you need is a crumb coat.
What's a crumb coat, you ask?
It's just a fancy name for a layer of thinned buttercream applied to 'set' the crumbs.
see it for yourself
If you're anything like me, it's much easier to learn a new skill by seeing it done rather than reading about it.
So sit back, relax and watch master cake decorator Sandy Sheppard show you how it's done...