21 Jan 5 Topmost Tips for Cake Bakers
- Follow the Steps
This tip may look usual to cake bakers and therefore is one of the most ignored one. Often we substitute the ingredients as per their availability in our kitchen. Some of the standard ones are reducing sugar, subbing out eggs, Using all-purpose flour in place of cake flour, using egg-white rather than whole egg, etc. Here my suggestion is not to replace or avoid any ingredient until any alternative is suggested. There is a specific role of every ingredient so do not avoid.
- Measure Properly
Again you may assume that this is an ordinary tip, but this is where we often make mistake. Even single mis-measurement of any ingredient can result in success or failure of the recipe.
One of the common ingredients that is wrongly measured by the bakers is flour. Do not scoop out the four while measuring its quantity. Do not use spoon for measuring the flour, if scoop is suggested in the recipe. Use spoon and leveled method to measure the flour amount. By measuring every ingredient in correct quantity you can get better result.
- Do not Over and Under Mix
A recipe may ask you to either mix batter with a whisker or just by using a whisk. You should make sure that all ingredients have mixed and combined properly. You should also avoid over-mixing of the batter. By this you can get a tough-textured properly baked cake. In muffins, breads and cupcakes mixture must not have any air bubble, so proper and good mixing is required.
- Do not Open the Oven
Avoid opening oven several times, while cake is baking. Moreover when it cooked completely allow rising cake to shrink as sudden temperature change may cause some cracks in the cake. Sometimes even the over timings are erroneous, so you can also use some oven thermometer as well. Moreover, if you are using convection oven then reduce its temperature by 25 degree.
- Allow it to Cool Down Completely
Well always decorate and assemble the cake when it cools down completely. Otherwise the flavor will not settle down completely and frosting may also melt down. For this it is better to cool down the cake completely in the pan.
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