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A layered poond cake filled wi raspberry jam
an leemon curd, an finished wi buttercream frostin
Main ingredientsUisually floor, succar, eggs, butter or ile
Cuikbeuk: Cake at Wikibooks  Media: Cake

Cake is a fairm o breid or breid-lik fuid. In its modren fairms, it is teepically a sweet baked dessert. In its auldest forms, cakes wur normally fried breads or cheesecakes, an normally haed a disk shape. Determinin whether a gien fuid should be clessifee'd 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 an aa requirin liquid (teepically milk or watter) an leavenin agents (sic as baurm or bakin powder). Flavorful ingredients lik fruit purées, nits, 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 (lik pastry cream), iced wi buttercream or ether icins, an decoratit wi marzipan, piped borders or candied fruit.[1]

Cake is eften the dessert o choice for meals at ceremonial occasions, parteecularly weddins, anniversaries, an birthdays. Thare are coontless cake recipes; some are breid-lik, 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 (parteecularly the whiskin o egg foams), bakin equipment an directions hae been simplified sae that even the maist amateur cuik mey bake a cake.

A Homemade Chocolate Cake

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  1. Cake finishes. Youtube.com. Retrieved on 2011-12-23.

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The dictionar defineetion o cake at Wiktionary Media relatit tae Cake at Wikimedia Commons