Cakes are the yummiest desserts. They become more special if you bake them on your own. You can bake a cake from scratch in your kitchen itself. Everyone can bake a cake but to bake a perfect, soft and yummy cake, you need some experience. You can bake any kind of cake you want in your home, all you will need is some basing ingredients.
Here are some tips to keep in mind while you are baking a cake. You can bake perfect cakes and even start a cake delivery business of your own –
You need to have a good recipe with exact measurements of all the ingredients. It is necessary that you use a tried, tested and accepted recipe so that you get a perfect cake. Try new recipes only when you do not have a party or dinner at home because there are all chances of it going wrong.
Remove the eggs from the refrigerator about an hour before you start the baking. If you use cold eggs the mixture will not emulsify properly. If you do not have the time, then immerse the eggs in warm water for about ten minutes. It is also necessary to bring the butter to room temperature. You can just microwave it for only 5 seconds to get rid of the cold temperature.
Make sure to get a tin of the size mentioned in the recipe. You must also line it well butter paper.
You might have flour that is bought from a good store. But, it is necessary that you sieve it properly before using it. This can avoid lumps and gives equal texture to the cake.
You must measure everything properly, especially the flour. While you fill the measuring cup you must sweep off the excess flour on the top. Even a little bit of extra flour can make your cake hard.
If you want a fluffy cake, make sure that you have preheated the oven. If you place the cake for baking and then switch on the oven, it can affect the rising of the cake. Use the conventional mode to get a cake that will not spoil for a longer time.
- Butter pans using brush –
Do not smear butter using hands. Use a pastry brush to smear butter evenly. It is also easy and less messy than using hands.
- Position the cake rightly –
Place the cake exactly in the centre inside the oven. This can give the right air circulation. To ensure even baking the pans should be in rotation mode while baking.
Once your cake is done, cool it upside down. This can flatten the tops and make it easy to layer the cakes.
All it takes to bake a perfect cake is following the tips while measuring, sifting, mixing and baking. You can have as much fun while making it as much while eating it. You may always order cakes online, try making them at home and you will love it.
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