|Main ingredient(s)||Uisually floor, succar, eggs, butter or ile|
Cake is a fairm o breid or breid-like fuid. In its modren fairms, it is typically a sweet baked dessert. In its auldest forms, cakes wur normally fried breads or cheesecakes, an normally haed a disk shape. Determinin whether a given fuid should be classified as breid, cake, or pastry can be difficult.
Modren cake, especially layer cakes, normally contain a combination o floor, succar, eggs, an butter or ile, wi some varieties also requirin liquid (typically milk or watter) an leavenin agents (such as yeast or bakin powder). Flavorful ingredients like fruit purées, nuts, dried or candied fruit, or extracts are eften addit, an numerous substitutions for the primary ingredients are possible. Cakes are eften filled wi fruit preserves or dessert sauces (like pastry cream), iced wi buttercream or ether icins, an decoratit wi marzipan, piped borders or candied fruit.
Cake is eften the dessert o choice for meals at ceremonial occasions, particularly weddins, anniversaries, an birthdays. There are coontless cake recipes; some are breid-like, some rich an elaborate, an mony are centuries auld. Cake makin is na langer a complicatit procedure; while at ane time considerable labor went intae cake makin (particularly the whiskin o egg foams), bakin equipment an directions hae been simplified so that even the maist amateur cuik mey bake a cake.
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- Cake finishes. Youtube.com. Retrieved on 2011-12-23.
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