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Cakes

  1. 1. Divisions of Cakes Shortened/Butter  Contain fat  Contain leavening agent Unshortened  Foam  Leavened with air and steam  Sponge – whole eggs Chiffon  Contain fat (liquid) but leavened with steam
  2. 2. Unshortened Cake The Best Angel Food Cake 1 1/2 cups egg whites (10-12 large), room temperature 1 1/2 cups superfine sugar, divided 1 cup sifted cake flour 1 tsp cream of tartar 1/4 tsp salt 2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla paste 1/2 tsp almond extract Angel Food All egg whites
  3. 3. Angel Food Cake Pan Invert to cool. Don’t grease!
  4. 4. Cream of Tartar Acid - potassium hydrogen tartrate Egg whites whiter Cake texture finer Increase volume Used in cakes, cookies, & meringue Make sure it is free of yolk!
  5. 5. Unshortened Cake Jelly roll Sponge Cake
  6. 6. Shortened CakeButter Cake6 large egg yolks1 cup milk2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract3 cups) sifted cake flour1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon bakingpowder3/4 teaspoon salt12 tablespoons unsalted butter, roomtemperature and cut into piecesConventional Method of MixingGrease and flour the pan.
  7. 7. Pans Cut up cakes
  8. 8. Shortened Cakes Suggested fillings?Chocolate Red Velvet
  9. 9. Grandmother Pauls SourPound Cake Cream Pound Cake 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter 3 cups sugar 1 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups all-purpose flour 6 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla http://pauladeenthebutterqu een.blogspot.com/2008/05/ grandmother-pauls-sour- cream-pound-cake.html Does not always have leavening.
  10. 10. Chiffon CakeCross between sponge and shortened–leavened with eggs, but contains fat(liquid shortening)  ORANGE CHIFFON CAKE  1-1/8 cup (1 cup plus 2 tbsp) sifted flour 3/4 cup sugar 1-1/2 teaspoon salt  Make a well and add in order:1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 beaten egg whites juice 1 orange plus water to make 3/8 cup (1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons) grated rind of orange (1 tablespoon)
  11. 11. Cup Cakes Specialty cup cakes
  12. 12. Cheese Cake
  13. 13. ButtercreamUncooked Frosting 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine softened 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract 4 cups sifted confectioners sugar (approximately 1 lb.) 2 tablespoons milk Add Unsweetened Cocoa for Chocolate
  14. 14. Uncooked Frosting Cream Cheese 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 2-2 1/2 cups sifted confectioners sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  15. 15. Cooked Frosting May be purchased then rolled. Fondant 1 Tbsp of unflavored gelatin 1/4 cup of cold water 1 tsp of almond extract 1/2 cup of light corn syrup 1 Tbsp of glycerin 2 lbs 10X confectioners’ sugar 1/2 tsp of white vegetable shortening
  16. 16. Cooked FrostingChocolate IcingDip the cupcakes inthe icing!
  17. 17. Cooked Frosting Seven Minute Frosting 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar or 1 tablespoon white corn syrup 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup water 2 egg whites 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  18. 18. Buttercream Decorations
  19. 19. Royal IcingMakes Hard DecorationsRoyal Icing5 tablespoons meringue powder(found in cake decorating stores)1/2 cup minus 2 tablespoonswaterOR2 egg whites*, at roomtemperature1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar2 teaspoons water1 pound confectioners sugar
  20. 20. Gum Paste FlowersFor looks not eating

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