birthday my mom made me a white cake with chocolate frosting. There were pink sprinkles laced along the edge and a prominently placed “1” candle in the middle. I was too young to remember this yummy cake, however, there is photographic evidence that more of the cake made into my hair then ever did into my mouth. What I do remember about my birthday is asking my mom to make me a different kind of cake every year. I could never pick a favorite; there were far too many cakes to pick from.
Cake, as we think of it is generally round, frosted, and serves to celebrate something in our lives. This is true in different cultures as well. In India, they celebrate with Barfi, a popular cake that is similar to cheesecake in the United States. Gateau de Rois, or King Cake, is similar to sponge cake and is popular in France. And in South Africa they celebrate with Milk Tart.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries a popular type of cake found in Europe was Kugelhof. It was very similar to what we know as Bundt cake today. Kugelhof was sweet bread made with a few simple ingredients: flour, milk, and yeast. It was the decoration that really took the cake. You would of often seen fudge, chocolate, or fruit syrups drizzled on the top, with lemon zest, almonds, raisins, and blueberries draped along the top…
I created it using one tray that was made for the purpose of making 12 bundt cakes at once, and I also used a large bundt cake mold. Instead of making cake, I made the largest jello using a Berry Blue Jell-o pack along with a bit of coconut gelatin. I first created the Berry Blue Jell-o as a whole with boiling water and proceeded to inject the coconut gelatin, which was made with boiling milk, with a syringe after the blue Jell-o had set. Using a toothpick, I dipped the end of it in blue food…
Chocolate Cake Recipe
A perfect chocolate cake recipe is not so easy to come by. Most people have tried several times to make a yummy chocolate cake recipe but failed after trying so many recipes. Chocolate cake can be made with chocolate and some other ingredients such as vanilla cream and sweeteners.
Types of Chocolate Cake
There are different types of chocolate cake. The most popular been:
Chocolate layer cake
Traditional chocolate cake
My Culinary Expertise
The culinary field has a variety of techniques. Baking and decorating cakes are my favorite things to do. (Gaskin, 2015) No matter if it is for family, friends, or just someone needing a cake for any occasion, I find joy in creating each one. There is an enormous variety of flavors in which a cake could be made of. In this particular essay, I will personally be explaining to you how I make my Three tier Paw Patrol vanilla cake.
To begin, you must gather all of the necessary…
Topic: Making an Orange Cake
Specific Purpose: To demonstrate to my audience how to make an orange cake
Thesis: I will demonstrate to my audience the three basic steps to make an Orange Cake
I. Attention Getter: Mirror, Mirror on the wall, tell everybody who woke up one morning and made the best cake of them all mmmmm smells good.
II. Tie to the Audience: It’s a nice feeling when you wake up full of energy and decide to make something sweet and thoughtful to your family although…
Grandma Franklin’s Cake
In my family there is a very special cake that we use for every occasion. The rich taste is unforgettable after the first bite. However many cannot succeed in making it. This may be due the fact that there is not an exact recipe like Grandma Franklin made it.
When Grandma Josephine was younger, she and the four sisters wanted to learn how to make their mother’s cakes. She made all kinds of cakes such as chocolate fudge, lemon cheese, coconut, banana, and lane. These…
During the 17th century, in Europe even though the art was not formed until the mid-1800. (Beckett 1) In the art of culinary, cake decorating is often looked over. The beautiful decorations of the cakes are often seen by people, they do not recognize the history of the art. Cake Decorating has a colored and difficult history. Around this time, cake pans started making appearances in the homes in Northern Europe. This helped display the creativity of the elaborate dessert for banquets and feasts…
One day while playing outside, Cookie had an idea. “Hey Fishy,” Cookie said, “How about we bake a cake?”
“Okay, that sounds like a lot of fun,” Fishy replied. “Have you ever baked one?”
“No, but I know where to start!” said Cookie. “Let’s go to my kitchen!”
“Okay!” So the two friends swam to Cookies house, both of them eager to start baking. However, when they arrived at Cookies house they encountered a slight problem: neither of them knew what to do to start baking a cake! How were they going…
As a part of Ethics Week, I attended the presentation by Dr. Anne Zahradnik, “Cut the Cake.” Dr. Zahradnik discussed the concept of equality versus equity. Equity, as defined by The Glossary of Educational Reform, is the “wide variety of educational models, programs, and strategies that may be considered fair, but not necessarily equal,” whereas equality can be defined as equalness for everyone, no matter the circumstances. Dr. Zahradnik’s presentation emphasized these two concepts and had her…
The Progression of Cake Decorating
Cake decorating is a true art-form in the baking world. Some cakes are decorated sweet and simple while others are very sophisticated. Cakes nowadays can be so intricate that they have moving parts to them. A decorated cake can reflect a person or an event. Cake decorating has become a huge part of society which has given a larger appreciation for cake decorating. The way cake decorating has changed over time has allowed each cake to become unique to the…