Tip: About Punching

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Cake expert Kendall Barrett brushes cake layers with simple syrup to keep them moist. Even in her Smith Island Cupcakes, she says, "added moisture and possible flavor, if you choose to flavor your punch [hence the term], is a benefit for any cake or cupcake. You expose so much surface when you cut the layers, there will undoubtedly be a little drying out."

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