Before you ask what happened to the top of the cake. A bottle of geuze did. I over filled the pan, then went back into the oven to remove a good portion of the batter after it had already started to bake. The top split and I had to cut off the over done part. I am going to cover that up anyway.
In the case of a cake that gets "ugly" on top for some reason you just take a sharp knife and carefully cut off the bad part and smooth out the rough edges. I removed everything hard and unattractive and then I had a more even surface. I could flip it over of course, to reveal a perfect underside and that can became the new "top" of the cake. All I have to do is get it to sit well on the plate. The cake is moist and rich with chocolate and boozy. I love it and no one can even see that I goofed.
3/30/2013 11:46:48 AM|