Your child’s birthday is fast approaching, and you want to make the day most memorable for your little one. You wish to pull out all stops to bring a huge smile on your child’s face. You’ve figured out the theme, sorted out the party décor, kids meals, return gifts, etc., but you are scared to handle the main event of the day – baking and decorating your child’s birthday cake.
And, “a party without cake is just a meeting!”
Perfection is not the secret ingredient in cake making; it’s the love that you present, that matters more. While a picture-perfect cake is important at any birthday party, but it is not all the party about. It’s more about making the day special with some sweet memories.
So, if you are scared to bake the cake, worry not – you can give us a ring and get a special birthday cake delivered right at your doorstep, anywhere in Gurgaon.
But, then if you would like to go ahead and give your baking skills a try, here are some expert tips from our Bakers, here at Gurgaon Bakers.
Very often, mothers see birthday cakes as an opportunity to show off their impressive culinary skills. If you are a skilled baker, then excellent. But, even if you don’t have good baking skills, you can bake your child’s birthday cake with confidence. Remember that a birthday cake is not about impressing your guests. It’s all about making your child happy and baking a cake that is stress-free for you.
Here, our expert panels of bakers from Gurgaon bakes present before you some short easy tips to make the birthday a sweet present for your child.
Pick a Theme according to your Child’s Interests
Most children are attracted to a cartoon character or a specific colour. Most of the boys love cars and bikes while girls go with the princess, Mickey Mouse. Girls usually love pink, purple, and everything dainty, while boys pick bright primary colours. However, that doesn’t mean you should not choose a pink cake for a boy or a superhero cake for a girl. Remember, the ultimate reason for the birthday cake is pleasing your little one.
While choosing themes, keep it simple, if you are a novice baker. Opt for a theme which you are confident about. When deciding the theme, you should be sure about the cake shape, the size of the cake, the decorations to use, and more.
Choose a Cake Mix Cake
There’s no shame in taking the easy route out. You can choose a readymade boxed cake mix that is available in all supermarkets. You can bake the cake two to three days earlier to avoid last minute rushes. Don’t be disappointed if you have failed in your in the first attempt.
There are several videos online about cake baking to guide you. Alternatively, you can also join our cake baking programs to get to know more about baking. We have regular classes conducted by our expert bakers right here in our kitchen.
The Big Touches – Cake Decorating
When it comes to cake decorating, there are numerous ways to do it. You can opt for some easy steps and also you can try out expert skills. Let’s look into both of these methods:
If you love to get things done with a professional touch, you can try fondant or buttercream. When it comes to fondant, it has its disadvantages and advantages. The playdough-like consistency of fondant can be rolled and used to cover a cake for a smooth and clean appearance easily it seals moisture, a fondant covered cake remains fresh for days. The disadvantages of fondant cake are that they can’t be stored in the fridge. They tend to break.
You can also try buttercream, it’s easy to make, and all you need is a few food colours, sugar, and butter. The main disadvantage is you need to spend a lot of time on it, to get a smooth finish.
If you don’t bother about your cake looking professional, then here are some super-easy decorating hacks to help you out.
1. Candy Mania
You can decorate the cake with some sweet treats like m&m, gems, Kit-Kats, and other chocolates. You can choose your child’s favourite chocolate and make the cake more special for your child. Opt for colourful candies to make the cake more attractive and innovative. You can also try melting chocolate and drawing shapes with it.
Another simple décor tip is to add numbers or any designs using candies. It can be your child’s name or a simple design like a butterfly. You can either first make a lining and fill in candies or make a stencil using parchment paper or wax paper.
2. Decorate with Banners and Penchants Cake
This is quite simple and easy, and looks pretty. You need to write the birthday message in diamond papers and hang them in straws or use the Stick Asian cookies like Pocky. You can also try writing a message in the cookies and placing them in the cake and add sugar tube or Choco chips to make it more attractive.
3. Cupcakes to Your Rescue
Cupcakes are a cute and easy way to celebrate your child’s birthday. You can add a candle to make it more dramatic and special. You can add chocolate syrup or buttercream to make the cupcake more attractive.
Now you are ready to bake the special cake for your child’s birthday. If you feel to learn more about cake baking, we have classes in Gurgaon bakes to sharpen your baking skills. And, if you wish to get a professionally made cake, all you have to do is ring us at +91-9899988185. Alternatively, drop into our site and place your cake orders online too.