Making the Cake

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If you are planning a special occasion for yourself or for someone like a wedding, birthday party, an anniversary, a cake is usually the pastry of choice to commemorate the event. Cakes have been a part of numerous culture for for many years from as far back as the Vikings and the Roman Empire. Sure you can go out and purchase a cake from a bakery, which takes away from the joy of making it by yourself. A cake can be baked with many different types of consistency, from bread-like textures to some rich light cakes. Presently most of the appliances used for making cakes can be conveniently found in almost every home so even the most amateur cook can make a great cake. This piece will provide you with the step by step instructions on how to start making a plain cake.

How to Make a Cake:

Things you will need:

2 cups of sugar
1 cup of butter
3 cups of flour
4 eggs
1 tablespoon of vanilla
1 cup of milk
1 teaspoon of salt
Container
Stove
Salt
Strainer

Instructions are as follows:

1. Utilize the strainer to sieve the flour into a container and then measure the amount you need for baking the cake.

2. Then put in the salt and baking powder and filter the mixture again.

3. Add in the softened butter and mix it using either a spoon or a food processer it out until it turns out smooth. Then when this is done calculate the quantity of sugar and gradually begin to add to the mixture.

4. Break all the eggs into a container to make sure that none of them are spoilt. Once all of them are in and ready, start to place in the eggs one by one and mix them well after each addition.

5. Add the milk with vanilla until the mixture comes together. While you are mixing, the mixture will seem to curdle but after constant beating, when putting in the dry products, it will come together.

6. Now preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and give it time to heat up and apply butter to oil the bottoms of the baking tins.

7. When the mixture finally becomes consistent, then fold in the flour mixture and pour into the baking tins. Create a dip in the center of the mixture so that it does not rise when baking.

8. Bake the cakes in the oven for half hour but refrain from pulling the oven during the first 15 minutes.

Tips and Warnings

* You can use a diversity of baking containers to create different shape of cakes. Some persons like to make round cakes, square cakes, heart shapes and others.

* If you are planning a wedding, birthday or anniversary you can create your own icing and use it to garnish your cake, with design and even write phrases to whoever the cake is dedicated to.
If you are planning a special occasion for yourself or for someone like a wedding, birthday party, an anniversary, a cake is usually the pastry of choice to commemorate the event. Cakes have been a part of numerous culture for for many years from as far back as the Vikings and the Roman Empire. Sure you can go out and purchase a cake from a bakery, which takes away from the joy of making it by yourself. A cake can be baked with many different types of consistency, from bread-like textures to some rich light cakes. Presently most of the appliances used for making cakes can be conveniently found in almost every home so even the most amateur cook can make a great cake. This piece will provide you with the step by step instructions on how to start making a plain cake. Things you will need:2 cups of sugar1 cup of butter3 cups of flour4 eggs1 tablespoon of vanilla1 cup of milk1 teaspoon of saltContainer Stove Salt Strainer Instructions are as follows:

1. Utilize the strainer to sieve the flour into a container and then measure the amount you need for baking the cake.

2. Then put in the salt and baking powder and filter the mixture again.

3. Add in the softened butter and mix it using either a spoon or a food processer it out until it turns out smooth. Then when this is done calculate the quantity of sugar and gradually begin to add to the mixture.

4. Break all the eggs into a container to make sure that none of them are spoilt. Once all of them are in and ready, start to place in the eggs one by one and mix them well after each addition.

5. Add the milk with vanilla until the mixture comes together. While you are mixing, the mixture will seem to curdle but after constant beating, when putting in the dry products, it will come together.

6. Now preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and give it time to heat up and apply butter to oil the bottoms of the baking tins.

7. When the mixture finally becomes consistent, then fold in the flour mixture and pour into the baking tins. Create a dip in the center of the mixture so that it does not rise when baking.

8. Bake the cakes in the oven for half hour but refrain from pulling the oven during the first 15 minutes.Tips and Warnings * You can use a diversity of baking containers to create different shape of cakes. Some persons like to make round cakes, square cakes, heart shapes and others.* If you are planning a wedding, birthday or anniversary you can create your own icing and use it to garnish your cake, with design and even write phrases to whoever the cake is dedicated to.

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