How to Bake a Cake

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Summer Tozzi ENC 1101 Professor Carole Ezell 16 September 2012 How to bake a cake Baking a cake may seem intimidating to most people but it really is not. All you need is a little creativity, patience and skill to master the task. It will prove not only to be fun but very therapeutic. Having the right kitchen tools can make the experience more enjoyable. The proper mixer is a worthwhile investment as it will make the baking experience much easier. The advantages to owning this type of kitchen equipment are worth the higher price. Mixing batters by hand or by using a hand held mixer may not always get the batter to the desired consistency. Good quality cake pans are equally important as they help to ensure that…show more content…
There are other simple products that can be used in conjunction with edible glitter and sprinkles to achieve professional looking results. Pre-made royal icing or gum paste flowers, for example, can be added to the cake with just a touch of butter cream. Royal icing flowers usually come in different colors, but gum paste flowers may need to be painted. There are different edible paints for cake decorating and most are simple to apply. Edible spray paint is very simple and will give the cake a professional touch that can be achieved by most. Using edible paints and luster dust on gum paste flowers can create a beautiful piece for the cake. Also, choosing the appropriate colors for the frosting can customize the cake for any occasion. This can be achieved with gel paste which comes in a rainbow of colors. There are so many ways one could decorate a cake and make it look as if they bought it from a store. In conclusion, when baking a cake the idea is to have fun and enjoy the whole experience including eating the delicious treat that you’ve created. Having the proper kitchen tools and utensils will ensure that the cake itself is mixed and baked properly. Since most of the ingredients are common to most households, the opportunity to make a delicious dessert is almost at your fingertips. Knowing the
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