Cut a parchment paper of the tin size using scissors and grease the cake tin with oil on the base and sides. Place the butter paper cut-out over it.
•Double boiler method to melt the chocolate and cream together to make the ganache.
•Microwave method to melt the chopped chocolate and cream together in a microwave safe bowl and microwave it for 30 seconds.
Yes, fresh chopped fruits can be used in cakes for layering. Just the shelf life of the cake decreases when fresh fruits are used.
The commonly used spices in cakes are - Cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom.
Over-ripe bananas are used in cake batters, whereas for caramelizing and for toppings, normal ripened bananas are used.
No, you do not need a stand mixer for making cake batters.
Cover it completely with a cling wrap and store it in an air tight container or in a zip lock bag.