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Baking tips for Beginners
3.Bring all the ingredient to room temperature.Keep all the ingredient ready an hours before you start baking to bring it to room temperature.
9.Use the middle rack for baking unless otherwise specified in the recipe.
10.Avoid opening the oven door frequently due to curiosity when the cake is baking as the cake will sink.
11.Avoid over baking.Once the baking time is over, check the cake by inserting a toothpick in the center of the cake and if it comes out clean, then the cake is done otherwise bake for a few more minutes.
12.Cool the cake completely before frosting.
Solutions to some problems while baking cakes
Cake is dry – Cake is over baked or you have over mixed or over whipped the ingredients.
Cake stuck to the pan -You did not prepare the pan properly or you have removed the cake when it is too hot.
Cake is soggy – It will be soggy, if you leave it to cool for a long time in the pan.
Cake did not cook properly or cracked – Oven temperature must have been too low.
Readers can add any new tips, they have learn’t from their experience in the comments section, so that it will be useful for many newbies out there.
Finally do not give up if you have failed once or twice, with practice you will soon learn the art of baking and enjoy it.
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