Claire Teaches You Cake Filling (Lesson 2) | Baking School | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 15 April 2019
  • Claire Saffitz teaches us the ins and outs of the sweet stuff spread between cake layers, with tropical twists, creamy caramels, and of course, chocolate. Lot and lots of chocolate. As far as cakes go, it’s what’s on the inside that counts! (Well, that and the frosting.) Bon Appétit's Baking School is in session!
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  • Willa Zaragoza
    Willa Zaragoza  11 時間 前

    If you do make a too runny filling pipe a border of frosting around the inside edge of the cake layer like a boarder preventing it from oozing out the side when you stack the layers

    • Victoria Ahmed
      Victoria Ahmed  4 日 前

      I love the way Claire says “Um” immediately after every taste 🤣

      • f_marz
        f_marz  4 日 前

        Recipe please!

        • chuck sellers
          chuck sellers  6 日 前

          give me the coconut filling. you can keep the cake.

          • Charlie Shirreffs
            Charlie Shirreffs  12 日 前

            Everyone talking about the terrible audio mixing and nobody's mentioned that we can hear Brad hollering in the background of the pineapple section?? (I don't mind it I love Brad lmaoo)

            • McKenna M
              McKenna M  13 日 前

              Claire likes pineapple cores too

              • doro626
                doro626  17 日 前

                Volume was off on this video. I watched lesson one, then came directly to this one, and I had to turn it up and back down depending on where the video was.

                • Prjndigo
                  Prjndigo  19 日 前

                  soak: stain you can do a neat layer interface/filling with instant pudding if you mix it with about 2/3 the milk it calls for and quickly apply it before it stiffens it will also soak the surface with the flavor so takes very little material but brings a great deal of flavor AND at this thicker ratio it will glue the layers together like cement... Soaks can be applied using "pro" spray bottles if you don't like brushes... just practice a bit on a couple towels

                  • Znapaznarf
                    Znapaznarf  22 日 前

                    I love how hilariously enormous the carrot cake is.

                    • DREA
                      DREA  22 日 前

                      I appreciate her use of "everyone into the pool" bc I used to do that when washing dishes at work

                      • Nigel Chasworth
                        Nigel Chasworth  24 日 前

                        Does BA compost food waste?

                        • Jan Pas
                          Jan Pas  24 日 前

                          Can I add dark cocoa to the ganache?

                          • INFINITY POOL
                            INFINITY POOL  29 日 前

                            Is that why pineapple makes your tongue feel raw?! :0..... because I ALWAYS overdo it lol

                            • Alicia Iverson
                              Alicia Iverson  ヶ月 前

                              Claire is a cake goddess! I swear. This coconut cake is gonna turn out amazing. I'm so here for it.

                              • Jeremy Porta
                                Jeremy Porta  ヶ月 前

                                Claire is like 32, right?

                                • cynthia hedge
                                  cynthia hedge  ヶ月 前

                                  Claire (overtly offended): How is this not a blender? ITS NOT A BLENDER!

                                  • Corinne Corley
                                    Corinne Corley  ヶ月 前

                                    Why not just make a more moist cake so no soak needed?

                                    • stitchez08
                                      stitchez08  ヶ月 前

                                      Why isn't there quantities for the video so it work better as a tutorial?

                                      • rabia ali
                                        rabia ali  ヶ月 前

                                        there's one thing missing. and that's the recipes for those fillings !!!

                                        • rabia ali
                                          rabia ali  ヶ月 前

                                          where are the recipes??? :/

                                          • presidiums4
                                            presidiums4  ヶ月 前

                                            Are these recipes posted somewhere? You just post the ingredients but not the quantities anywhere so I can't actually make any of the cakes....

                                            • Jayme Ann
                                              Jayme Ann  ヶ月 前

                                              I snack on the pineapple core too!! No one else understands!! ❤️❤️ Love ya Claire, love everything you do. Keep up the amazing work!

                                              • KamekoBruns
                                                KamekoBruns  ヶ月 前

                                                Links to the recipes or including them in the video notes would be nice.

                                                • Lillian Crossley
                                                  Lillian Crossley  2 ヶ月 前

                                                  is too much soak a good tres leches ?

                                                  • BIANCA NADER
                                                    BIANCA NADER  2 ヶ月 前

                                                    does anybody know how much of each ingredient, for the filling of the coconut cake, I need?????

                                                    • Cayden Amador
                                                      Cayden Amador  2 ヶ月 前

                                                      Off topic but could you make croquembuche at some point? I would trust your recipe

                                                      • Monica
                                                        Monica  2 ヶ月 前

                                                        Please please PLEEASEE publish the recipes for us!!

                                                        • ur neighborhood leprechaun

                                                          A good tip whenever you use vanilla extract, don't use imitation vanilla!!!

                                                          • Madison Dibble
                                                            Madison Dibble  2 ヶ月 前

                                                            Where can the recipes be found?

                                                            • Becca Black
                                                              Becca Black  2 ヶ月 前

                                                              Have watched all 5 episodes, ready to make the coconut layer cake...but cannot find the recipe! Can you please post the recipe somewhere? I've checked the website, links on the videos, Claire's IG, an old-fashioned google search. I promise I am not a creep I just want to make the dang cake.

                                                              • Lucía Correia
                                                                Lucía Correia  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                Why do they always use kosher salt instead of regular salt?

                                                                • Jenna
                                                                  Jenna  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                  Soaks are something I've never used before in cake baking. Some recipes called for it, but I skipped it because it seemed weird. I'll have to give it a go next time around.

                                                                  • Food. Glam. Life
                                                                    Food. Glam. Life  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                    Where can I find quantities?

                                                                    • ghostzart
                                                                      ghostzart  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                      The angle of that birthday cake cut is driving me crazy

                                                                      • Itamar Olmert
                                                                        Itamar Olmert  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                        Is there any recipe for this on the website? Where do you find amounts?

                                                                        • Justin Sevison
                                                                          Justin Sevison  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                          Are there amounts for the ingredients?

                                                                          • diatra zulaika
                                                                            diatra zulaika  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                            Wait, Claire is 48? What??

                                                                            • Sofia Astrakhan
                                                                              Sofia Astrakhan  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                              But do you need to have different filling and frosting? Why don’t use the same mixture for both?

                                                                              • Bassem B.
                                                                                Bassem B.  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                                17:38 anyone else drooling here? I'd love to eat this sort of oversoaked cake.

                                                                                • John Hunt
                                                                                  John Hunt  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                                  After watching this I now know that Claire's cake is nice and moist.

                                                                                  • Erin Royce
                                                                                    Erin Royce  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                                    I just made the caramel by looking at the amount of heavy cream she used and working backward to find the other amounts. Here’s what I think the quantities are (and what worked for me) 2 cups sugar 1 cup heavy cream 1 tbsp kosher salt 8 tbsp coconut oil 2 cups toasted coconut (one 5oz package of unsweetened coconut that I pulverized in a processor and then toasted)

                                                                                    • Erin Royce
                                                                                      Erin Royce  ヶ月 前

                                                                                      @presidiums4 Yes! Once it cooled down it was thick enough to not run out of the cake. And the whole cake turned out amazing! I'll definitely make it again :)

                                                                                      • presidiums4
                                                                                        presidiums4  ヶ月 前

                                                                                        Amazing! Did this have the consistency shown in the video?

                                                                                        • Jessica Chee
                                                                                          Jessica Chee  ヶ月 前

                                                                                          AMAZING THANK YOU

                                                                                          • BIANCA NADER
                                                                                            BIANCA NADER  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                                            you are a lifesaver

                                                                                            • Bryce Harnick
                                                                                              Bryce Harnick  2 ヶ月 前

                                                                                              anyone know how to find the amounts in these recipes?

                                                                                              • Vincent Gonzalez
                                                                                                Vincent Gonzalez  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                Where do we get the measurements for the soak

                                                                                                • Morgan Sites
                                                                                                  Morgan Sites  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                  2:16 poor dude probably meant stand mixer

                                                                                                  • Jessica Kopp
                                                                                                    Jessica Kopp  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                    Does anybody have a similar coconut filling recipe? Since they didn’t bother posting the recipes..

                                                                                                    • Ellé Victor
                                                                                                      Ellé Victor  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                      0:47 ...there were six layers🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣? what??

                                                                                                      • Bae Boo
                                                                                                        Bae Boo  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                        all the cake she is wasting just to demonstrate what will happen if we do it wrongly

                                                                                                        • Leea Johnson
                                                                                                          Leea Johnson  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                          Does anyone have the recipe for the milk chocolate ganache?

                                                                                                          • Leea Johnson
                                                                                                            Leea Johnson  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                            Can you please post the recipes online please? Thank you!

                                                                                                            • tiagovirago
                                                                                                              tiagovirago  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                              Claire, you are supposed to wash between the exterior skin and the usable pineapple. That will burn your mouth with that acid.

                                                                                                              • 1337gaia
                                                                                                                1337gaia  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                OOOH I had an Idea that you could make coconut caramel with high fat coconut milk instead of heavy cream?

                                                                                                                • Roberto Larios
                                                                                                                  Roberto Larios  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                  Are we just not going to talk about her eating the middle of the pineapple?

                                                                                                                  • Lila Nassar
                                                                                                                    Lila Nassar  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                    I wish the amounts for each ingredient were included so you could actually follow the recipe.

                                                                                                                    • James Douthit
                                                                                                                      James Douthit  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                      Why are there no recipes!

                                                                                                                      • Ben Does Dabs
                                                                                                                        Ben Does Dabs  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                        U Should have used passion fruit in that fruit compote filling for the carrot cake 🍰 😔

                                                                                                                        • Becky Harris
                                                                                                                          Becky Harris  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                          want that coconut cake, can't seem to find a step by step recipe for only that cake anywhere?

                                                                                                                          • Gigi Chu
                                                                                                                            Gigi Chu  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                            can you guys put measurements for the fillings?

                                                                                                                            • YaszQQ
                                                                                                                              YaszQQ  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                              17:50 *Tres leches has left the chat* hahaha

                                                                                                                              • Amber U
                                                                                                                                Amber U  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                Over soaking equals tres leches?

                                                                                                                                • Emma Ipanema Frank
                                                                                                                                  Emma Ipanema Frank  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                  can you use the chocolate ganache as frosting aswell? (like when it's set a little)

                                                                                                                                  • Sonya Marx
                                                                                                                                    Sonya Marx  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                    Claire: chocolate is very TEMPERature sensitive **Chris Morocco has joined the chat**

                                                                                                                                    • Chloe Tse
                                                                                                                                      Chloe Tse  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                      My favourite part is right at the beginning "The Moistening sounds like a scary movie, like The Happening where we're supposed to believe that Mark Wahlberg was a science teacher." That sass!

                                                                                                                                      • Fallstar
                                                                                                                                        Fallstar  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                        Why not use salted butter in the chocolate ganache, instead of adding salt?

                                                                                                                                        • Anna
                                                                                                                                          Anna  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                          I believe it’s the same reason why salted butter tends to never be used for baking. You can’t control how much salt is in the butter and therefore can’t ensure the outcome you want for your baked good. To get the right amount it’s easiest to add the salt yourself. It would be really great if you could hit two birds with one stone, but it’s best to have as much control as possible when it comes to your creation.

                                                                                                                                          • OnceUponAVideo
                                                                                                                                            OnceUponAVideo  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                            I put my soak in a spritz bottle :)

                                                                                                                                            • Laura Some Number
                                                                                                                                              Laura Some Number  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                              Don't use a soak just eat the cake when it's fresh weirdos.

                                                                                                                                              • Katleen Nellas
                                                                                                                                                Katleen Nellas  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                i have no plans on baking cakes, i just love watching claire’s videos.

                                                                                                                                                • m m
                                                                                                                                                  m m  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                  I watch her to go to sleep, idk why😂 when i was younger I would watch the cooking channel & then a while ago I used to watch Ro from nerdy nummies & now its this, its not boring or anything it just relaxing I guess 😂😂

                                                                                                                                                  • ChilledSpirit
                                                                                                                                                    ChilledSpirit  3 ヶ月 前


                                                                                                                                                    • Nicole Blanco
                                                                                                                                                      Nicole Blanco  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                      claire should try tres leches cake

                                                                                                                                                      • Katlynn Woodruff
                                                                                                                                                        Katlynn Woodruff  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                        I remember having small vanilla milk cartons in elementary school. They didn’t last very long. The same company even released a blue raspberry flavored milk. What a wild time. Chocolate milk is obviously the best. 😛

                                                                                                                                                        • Brian Searby
                                                                                                                                                          Brian Searby  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                          Where can i find the written out recipes?

                                                                                                                                                          • Liesl Van Rensburg
                                                                                                                                                            Liesl Van Rensburg  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                            wait but why do u need to soak a cake? To make it less dry ?

                                                                                                                                                            • nikksterr627
                                                                                                                                                              nikksterr627  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                              Are the recipes for these not online yet? I can’t find them!

                                                                                                                                                              • Gabriela I
                                                                                                                                                                Gabriela I  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                                "Wet sponge is gross" *screams in tres leches*

                                                                                                                                                                • Arthur Morgan
                                                                                                                                                                  Arthur Morgan  3 ヶ月 前

                                                                                                                                                                  17:54 I wouldn’t consider that a bad thing - just say you made tres leches cake!