Thula's Cake Lab

CAKE BAKING 101: (Part 3) 10 steps to Succeed in Baking




STEP 9: Cooling your Cakes …the right way

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Once you take the cake pans out from the oven move them to gridded racks . This allows air to circulate around the cake pan, cooling it evenly. Allow the cake to cool for at least 15 minutes in the pan and then invert it onto the cooling rack and leave for another 15-30 minutes until cool to the touch. Do not leave your cake sitting out longer as it will loose its moistureAngel cakes and chiffon cakes need to be cooled upside down in the pan so they don’t deflate. For sheet cakes, sprinkle some sugar on top and invert it onto a flat board (or onto another inverted sheet pan with the bottom side up) and peel off parchment paper.

STEP 10: Storing your Cakes long term




  1. Ramya
    July 17, 2016

    The perfect one-stop blog catering baking virgins to experts! Kudos, Thula!

    • Thulashitha RD
      July 17, 2016

      Thank you Ramya !

  2. Amritha
    July 17, 2016

    Everything explained so perfectly. You have made cake baking so easy.. Thanks!!

    • Thulashitha RD
      July 17, 2016

      Anytime Amritha ! Glad you enjoyed reading 🙂

  3. sangeeta
    July 17, 2016

    Thank you for sharing

    • Thulashitha RD
      July 17, 2016

      Anytime ! 🙂

  4. Indika
    July 18, 2016

    Very interesting! Looking forward to the next post.

    • Thulashitha RD
      July 18, 2016

      Thank you Indika ! 🙂

  5. Seenu
    July 19, 2016

    Wooo.. looks very delicious…… congratulations dear…..

    • Thulashitha RD
      July 19, 2016

      Thank You!

  6. Jaya
    July 19, 2016

    I have been dreaming of making beautiful cakes but don’t know how to start..no body in our house eat cake s..n I m fascinated with baking..tell me how to go about it

  7. Hellen Njeri
    July 26, 2016

    Hi Thula my main desire is to have someone guide me through the cake journey which I just began what I need most is to start the decoration journey

    • Thulashitha RD
      July 26, 2016

      Hello Hellen!! I am here to guide you step-by-step 🙂 enjoy your new learning experience !

  8. Jean
    August 1, 2016

    Thanks for the step by step and taking your time to help others!!!!

    • Thulashitha RD
      August 1, 2016

      Anytime Jean 🙂

  9. Kanika Singh
    August 10, 2016

    Awesome work Thula. I enjoy baking too. Have learnt the little bit i know from youtube. Im so glad to come across this page. Everything explained so well and with so much patience. Great job! Best wishes dear!

    • Thulashitha RD
      August 12, 2016

      Hello Kanika, thanks much for your feedback… i am glad that you find this blog site useful 🙂 stay tuned to future recipes and tutorials ! Best, Thula