Tips: How to Use a Gas Oven Better

Gas ovens are not my favorite, but these tips should help your food turn out much better.

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How to Make a Lemon Ginger & Pepper Heritage Cake

This is the recipe that comes with the Nordic Ware Heritage cake pan. It’s the right size for the pan and the recipe works great. The cake looks beautiful when you turn it out of the pan and will look stunning on any table!

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Ingredients for cake:

2-3 tbsp Dry breadcrumbs
2 tbsp lemon zest (about 2 large lemons)
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
3 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp baking powder
1-2 tsp white pepper, ground
1 cup butter, softened
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 cup buttermilk

– Preheat oven to 325 F.
– Grease and breadcrumb pan.
– Mix together lemon zest, lemon juice, fresh ginger in a small bowl and set aside.
– Mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, white pepper in a medium bowl and set aside.
– In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
– Add eggs, one at a time and mix well after each addition.
– On low speed, mix in flour in thirds, alternating with the buttermilk. Start and end with the flour.
– Stir in lemon ginger mix.
– Spoon into prepared pan.
– Bake for about 75-80min or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
– While cake is baking, make the glaze (see recipe below).
– When cake is finished, cool in pan on wire rack for 10min.
– Turn cake out onto wire rack over some baking parchment.
– Brush glaze over warm cake and then let cake cool completely.

Ingredients for glaze:

1/2 cup sugar
1/3-1/2 cup lemon juice

– mix sugar and lemon juice together until sugar has dissolved (stir every so often while your cake is baking).

How to Decorate Your Cupcake with Cake Lace

Very simple and beautiful way of decorating cupcakes using cake lace. I’ve also added the rose, but the cake lace is stunning on its own too.

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