Cakes have always been a major delicacy and a well-known desert or treat. Everyone wants to eat a piece of cake!
Well, beyond enjoying the glorious taste and ravishing in this major desert, it would do you a lot of good if you can know how to bake a cake.
Baking cakes is not that hard, you just have to follow due procedures and use the right ingredients to be able to bake a sweet savory cake.
STEPS TO FOLLOW TO BAKE A CAKE (UPDATED)
Since there are different kinds of cakes you can think of, each method differs from another slightly in their process of baking.
Nevertheless, they all follow a general mode and procedure for baking cakes.
These steps will guide you on how to make the best cake you can ever think of and following these steps are not difficult as you once thought.
STEP 1: Choose Your Recipe
There are different kinds of cake recipe that you can choose from. You can choose to bake a simple cake or choose a fairly hard one.
It is all based on what you want to bake and how your taste buds feel. However, there are a great number of cake recipes that are available for you to bake, if you are feeling up for competition.
STEP 2: Prepare Your Baking Pans
Before you begin to bake a cake, you have to make sure your pans are well suited for the kind of cake you want to bake.
You will need to consider the shape of the cake you want to bake as well as the size of the cake you intend to bake.
Also note that before you pour in your cake mix or batter, it is necessary that you line the pan with waxed paper or “grease and flour the pan.”
STEP 3: Make Sure Your Ingredients Are Ready
Every ingredient you are going to use to bake your cake must be kept ready and at room temperature.
Most recipe require that you keep your ingredients at room temperature to help you get the best results.
STEP 4: Preheat Your Oven
Let your oven preheat for about 10 minutes. This will set it up to be able to bake your cakes well and help it to come out fine.
Preheating your oven prevents it from baking so fast and also helps to prevent cracks along the cake.
STEP 5: Mix Your Ingredients
You can ow begin to add your ingredients step by step according to your chosen recipe. Make sure to add all them individually in their various order and their required quantity.
This will decide how your cake will eventually turn out to be, so you will have to be extra careful.
STEP 6: Pour Batter into Your Baking Pan
Make sure the batter spreads evenly in your baking pan while pouring it. You can use a spatula to make sure it spreads evenly, even up to the edges.
STEP 7: Check to See If It’s Done
After the stipulated time given for the cake to bake, you can now check to make sure your cake is evenly baked and well textured.
You can check by inserting a wooden toothpick to the center of your cake. If the toothpick is dry, you can remove it and let it cool. However, if you notice wetness, allow to bake till it becomes fairly dry.
There you have it, seven simple on how to bake a heavenly delicious cake.