A yummy cake is a delight to everyone, and the sight of it makes you feel good. And a visually appealing cake is a treat but baking a cake is not cakewalk for sure. Cake decoration is not at all about icing and colors but it takes an imaginative mind to create a beautiful cake.
So what are you waiting for? It’s not difficult to bake a yummy cake and deck it up. The first step to a stunning cake is to bake the base cake. The following will give you some insight in cake baking.
Selecting a right baking pan
The first step in cake baking is to select an appropriate baking pan. A simple, single-wall aluminum pan with or without aluminum coating is best in the process. One can select other types of baking pans too by using right method to bake a cake in it.
Allowing ingredient to reach to room temperatures
Many recipes require butter and eggs to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. It allows butter to get mixed up with other ingredients properly and eggs can give a good volume to the cake. Make sure that you are not leaving eggs at room temperature for more than 30 minutes, or else it will dry down. Appropriate usage of eggs helps in decoration as well.
Preparing the pans and heating it
According to the recipe one needs to prepare their pans accordingly. Cakes which are baked in a hurry may lead to cracks so it is important to preheat the oven for at least 10 minutes which will give the good texture to the cake. Moreover a smooth surface of the cakes helps you design it in a way you want.
Mixing dry ingredients
A proportional mix is all what you need to make your cake really good. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl which includes baking powder or soda, salt and sometimes cocoa powder and spices.
Making a proper mixture
You have to mix all the other ingredients such as milk, eggs, water to create a batter.Then spread it in a pan and use an offset metal spatula to spread it uniformly in one direction. And lastly you should keep the pan in an oven for baking it.
So what are you waiting for? Get ready to delight your taste buds with this sumptuous delicacy.
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