Cake will become beautifully brown when you use egg or milk before putting it into the oven.
Do you always have bad luck when the cake sticking to the form? in order to avoid rub the mold with butter and breadcrumbs.
Does your cake always stick in the form? Butter the sides, and put waxed paper at the bottom.
Cake wet? remove from the oven and put aluminum foil over it for 20 minutes, then it is no longer wet.