1. Serve at room temperature.
2. Don’t “pre-slice” cake more than 20 minutes in advance. It dries out too quickly.
3. You don’t have to eat the fondant. It’s really pretty, but if you don’t want a mouthful of pure sugar, peel it off”.
Jeffrey Adam “Duff” Goldman is a pastry chef and television personality. He is the executive chef of the Baltimore-based Charm City Cakes shop which was featured in the Food Network reality television.