Learning Series 4-Praline Gateau
Posted by Annita on November 20, 2006
1.Bake two square cakes.
2.Cool the cake and level it using a knife/cake leveler,to remove the crown from the cake.
3.Cut all the four sides of one cake to make it a smaller square cake.
4.Apply apricot glaze over the cake and allow it to set.
5.Prepare butter icing and praline and keep it aside.
6.Using a metal spatula gently apply butter icing evenly all over the cakes to get a smooth finish.
7.Apply crushed praline on the sides of the cake using your hands.
8.Allow the icing to set completely.
9.Carefully place the smaller cake over the bigger.
10.Pipe border designs.
11.Prepare some more caramel and pipe different patterns using this .Also dip strawberries/any other fruits in the caramel and allow it to cool.
12.Decorate the cake with caramel dipped fruits and piped caramel designs.