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What are examples of a products made from the Rubbing-in method?
Rock buns and Scones
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What are examples of a products made from the Creaming method?
Fairy cakes and Sponges
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What is an example of a product made from the Whisking method?
Swiss rolls
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What are examples of a products made from the Melting method?
Flapjacks and Brownies
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What are the main ingredients in making a cake?
flour, sugar, egg, fat and raising agent (Bicarbonate of soda, baking power or yeast).
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What is the function of flour in a cake?
Form the structure of the cake Set the shape of the cake (when heated protein/gluten sets), For dextrinization, starch into sugar, sugar caramelises, golden surface. Types of starch: Wheat flour, corn flour, arrow root and bulking agent.
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What is the function of fat in a cake?
Add colour and flavour, Hold air bubbles, creates texture, Increases shelf-life. Too much fat is bad for your long term health, by using low fat spread you only use half the amount of fat as butter, however they contain more water so cannot be used f
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What is the function of sugar in a cake?
Sweeten and add flavour, Holds air, when creamed, When caramelised gives colour. Types of sugar: Granulated, caster, icing, demerara and muscovado. Function of sugar: Preserves, aerates, increase shelf-life, caramelisation, flavour, colour and stabil
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What is the function of a raising agent in a cake?
Aerate the mixture, which increases the volume and giving it a light texture.
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what are the function of eggs in a cake?
Trap air when whisked, Coagulate (Set) when heated, Emulsify (Hold fat in and keep stable), Add colour, flavour and nutritional value. Aeration is when eggs trap air, when eggs are whisked the protein streches and incorperates air bubbles, when just
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What are examples of a products made from the Creaming method?

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What are examples of a products made from the Melting method?

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