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Avoid over mixing as it can cause a heavy texture, and this will cause the cake to crack, (see image below).
Bake your cake immediately once mixed as the baking process begins to act as soon as it is combined with liquid.
When mixing butter cream in a freestanding machine, cover the whole machine with a damp tea towel. This stops clouds of icing sugar dust going over the kitchen.