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How do you manage work and Browny's Cakes

The last two month I have been busy as always. People ask me sometimes how do you manage to work 40 hours a week and also bake cakes for your own business? It's indeed a lot of work, but what helps me a lot is a good schedule. I have board, where I put all my cakes. On my board I put everything that I need to make to put on a cake and also everything that I need to buy to make these cakes.

For example Minnie mouse cake:

Things to make for a Minnie mouse cake:
1. The Minnie mouse topper
2. The bow
3. The dots
4. The stripes
5. Decorate the cake board

Things that I need to buy to make the cake and filling:
1. Cake: eggs, flour, butter.....
2. Filling: butter, vanilla extract...

Extra for the cake:
1. Cake board
2. Ribbon for the cake board
3. Fondant or marzipan to decorate the cake
4. Modelling paste for the Minnie Cake topper




And those thing is only for one cake. So in a month I can have like 15-20 cakes so all those steps multiple by 20 times.

The customers don't see all the…

Tiramisu recipe - reseta di Tiramisu

Tiramisu meaning "lift me up",  is a popular coffee-flavored Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa. The recipe has been adapted into many varieties of cakes and other desserts.
This recipe is easy to make and you don’t need a lot of ingredients. Let’s start baking!!
Ingredients: 5 egg Yolks¾ cup of sugar5 egg whitePinch of salt455 gr. Mascarpone1 cup of milk1 ½ cup Decaf coffee400 gr. Ladyfingers2 table spoon cacao powder



Preparations:
The Coffee mixture
Combine the decaf coffee with the milk in a small bowl and set aside. 



The filling Beat the egg yolks and sugar with a mixer till a smooth cream.Mix the mascarpone with the egg yolk mixture until well combined.Beat the egg white and pinch of salt till stiff peaksFold half of the egg white into the egg yolk-mascarpone mixture, then the remaining half just until fully incorporated. Don’t beat otherwise you will lose all th…