Baking in itself is an Art, though many people think that you can simply watch a recipe on YouTube and start baking, but it is not completely true. Yes for sure you can start with that, but if you want to take you baking skills to the next level you need to commit yourself to learn baking like a pro.
You always strive to make one that will capture the hearts of your audience, leave lasting memories and make an impression.
Baking draws a thin line between art and science. You need to know the art of presenting your cake better than anyone or even what you did the last time around. However, making sure you have a fail-proof recipe around it to ensure consistency and standard is also essential.
In this blog, we talk about the fail-proof method of baking a cake and the ingredients that are essential for making the best cake ever. Read on to find out more. Follow these tips and you can rest assured that you will bake the best cake ever yet.
Cake Recipe Is A Science
Baking is a science. So the first rule you need to know to bake a great cake is that all the ingredients need to be at room temperature and not refrigerated or heated. Make sure you get all your ingredients to room temperature before you start baking.
Measuring Is Critical
You need perfect measurements in baking. The best way to measure anything is by using a scale. Not everyone has one available though. If you do not have one, make sure you use good quality tools. The measures you use will drastically change the composition of the cake and its mixture. If you are serious about producing an end product that is enjoyed by all, make sure you invest in some good measuring tools. This applies to tablespoons and teaspoons as well.
The Pans Are The Most Important
Fill the pans halfway. Once they bake most of the baking items will double in size and you do not want your cake to be looking overflown. If you do it too thin, you may end up having a pancake for an actual cake. This is tricky yet easily solved. Have a good level of concentration while filling your pan and you will surely make a cake that is the best. The typical standard cake is 4 inches and you need to fill your ingredients to about 2 to 2.25 inches to make it look just right. Have an array of pans at your disposal to play with the sizes and experient. This will give you the flexibility that you need. You can cut the cake to the size you need with an efficient cake cutter after you bake.
Box cakes are easy and are easily preferred by most early bakers. The scratch cake is a different ball game altogether. It is not difficult but you have to learn the proper techniques to make them. Once you learn the process and practice it will be really easy. So do not worry. Go ahead and experiment and give it a shot.