• Why is baking a cake a chemical change?

    Why is baking a cake a chemical change?

    Baking a cake is a chemical change because the baking powder or baking soda will undergo a chemical reaction. The heat helps baking powder or soda produce tiny bubbles of gas which makes the cake light and fluffy. That’s why chemical reactions are involved in baking a cake. The trapped carbon dioxide makes the dough rise, and other ingredients evaporate during the baking process. It is considered an irreversible chemical change because the sugar and the yeast have created new substances and the reaction cannot be reversed. The things that have been changed cannot be reverted back to their original condition is generally called Chemical change. For that reason, Baking…

  • Chemical reactions in baking a cake

    Chemical reactions in baking a cake

    When baking a cake it is considered as a chemical change because you can’t get your ingredients back and we know that it is a chemical change because heat energy is involved. When you are mixing your cake, it includes such ingredients as water, oil, and eggs. Simple forms of dissolving and mixing are considered physical changes, but mixing the ingredients of a cake is not a simple mixing process. A chemical change starts to occur when the ingredients are mixed, forming new substances. Carbon dioxide is one of the major gases that are responsible for leavening in baking. In cakes, it comes from the reaction of sodium bicarbonate under…

  • Removing cakes from pans

    Removing cakes from pans

    Bundt pans come with different challenges when it comes to getting your cake out in one perfect piece. Even when you are mindful of grease and prepare Bundt pans, they have a tendency, more than any other pans, to keep the cake from easily sliding out. This is because of the intricate design of some Bundt pans with all those small ridges and corners. Bundt cake is a dessert cake baked in a Bundt pan or a round baking pan with a tube in the middle with fluted. It is typically made from a shortened cake. Bundt cakes are versatile and keep well. They are generally made from butter/shortening or…

  • Ube Cupcake Recipe 

    Ube Cupcake Recipe 

    Among other recipes in the country of the Philippines, one of the most famous one today that has made an international trend is the Ube cupcake recipe. If you are wondering what is an Ube, it is basically a purple yam that is originally from the Philippines. This bright purple type of sweet potato has a distinguishable mellow taste with a hint of sweet, vanilla, and nutty flavor. Ube is commonly used in Filipino desserts usually mashed and then combined with condensed milk.   The Philippine Archipelago is composed of 7,641 islands and it is divided into three main island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The country has five different…

  • Reynold Cupcake Liners

    Reynold Cupcake Liners

    Cupcake liners or muffin liners are papers that are used to hold a batter mixture before it is placed on muffin tins. You can either choose to have a cupcake or muffin liner made out of foil or paper. There are also cupcake liners that have a unique design printed on it. It is used primarily to prevent the batter from sticking to the sides of muffin tins.    If you are interested in using liners for your cupcake or muffin, Reynolds is one of the most trusted brands in terms of cupcake liners and other cooking essentials. Reynolds Baking Cups comes in either pastel paper cups all the way…

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    Cake Baking Blog – How To Start Cake Baking Blog 2020

    Did you know that baking, in general, can give you good mental health benefits? Baking could have a calming effect on your mind and body since it requires simple and somehow repetitive procedures thus making it a somehow meditative and relaxing activity. It is also a nice activity to enhance your sense of creativity because it allows you to experiment and explore with recipes and create countless imaginative decorations. Baking could also make you and other people happy because just by baking a cake and giving it to someone as a gift or present could simply put a smile on everyone’s face.    If you love baking and have some…

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    Fondant Wedding Cakes

    The day a person says “I do” to his or her partner is one of the most special moments in a couple exchanging vows and making a life long commitment to each other. A wedding’s purpose is to celebrate the marriage in which a couple is legally and socially sanctioned into union being regulated by rules, customs, laws, and beliefs. In some cultures, a wedding celebration would not just only last a day but others would go on for a week. It is a celebration being witnessed by the couple’s parents, friends, and relatives.    For most of this occasion, a wedding cake becomes a highlight of the celebration. A…

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    Cake Baking Tips

    8 Essential Cake Baking Pans

    Have you ever wondered why we always have cakes for every celebration? Well, it is believed that the Ancient Greeks offered rounded cakes to honor the goddess of the moon, Artemis. They usually put candles on top of it to symbolize the glow of the moon. They also believed that smoke coming from the candle would send their prayers to the gods whom they also believe lives in the skies. The term cake derives all the way from the Vikings period, the word itself comes from the Old Norse word “kaka”. One theory suggests that the first birthday cake was actually made in Germany during the Middle Ages. Those birthday…

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    Super Why Birthday Cakes | Cakebaking.net

    Super Why Birthday Cakes Before we dive into what are Super Why Birthday Cakes, we must first get to know Super Why! the American-Canadian children’s CGI animated educational show. The show first aired in 2007 on the PBS Kids channel and was on till 2016. The show was designed to teach preschool children how to read interactive story adventures. With a host of interesting characters, it has captured the attention of children worldwide. So if you want to get your kid on the path to becoming a good reader, then let him watch “Super Why!”. It focuses on building great reading skills, learning how to spell, the alphabet, and word…

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    What to do when your cake falls apart?

    Everyone that ever baked a cake knows that you can not make a perfect cake every time. Sometimes it is just not your day. No one has a perfect track record when it comes to baking a cake. IF you are like me then you just simply  LOVE baking cakes. Baking cakes is my favorite form of cooking. But in spite of the fact that I have been baking for a long time, there are times when I have cake mishaps or otherwise know as cake wrecks. So what to do when your cake falls apart? It’s likely you can do something to salvage the situation. Whether your cake did…