Use a scale to measure your ingredients for the most accurate results.
Sift your dry ingredients together before adding them to the wet ingredients.
This helps to remove any lumps and ensures that your batter is well-mixed.
Bake your cakes in the center of the oven for the most even results.
Use cornstarch to dust your baking pans before adding your batter.
This helps to prevent sticking.
If you're baking a cake in a bundt pan, grease the pan well and dust it with cocoa powder instead of flour.
This will help to prevent the cake from sticking to the pan and will also give it a rich chocolate flavor.
Use a serrated knife to cut your cakes for a clean and even cut.