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Key Ingredients and properties

Biscuits, Cakes..etc for exam

Key Ingredients and properties..Need to Know!!

Flour/Self Raising flour

-Contains lots of gluten, gives an elastic structure, forms the basic basic shape.

Sugar

-Sweetner, a form of carbohydrate, preservative and bulking agent

Butter/Margarine

-give flavour, to aerates cakes etc, trap and hold air, gives volume and light texture, increase shelf life

Eggs

-Trap air, especially when beaten, containprotien, holds emulsion to the mixture,add colour

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