Mixing It Up—Methods for Cakes
Lecture no. 2 from the course: The Everyday Gourmet: Baking Pastries and Desserts
Taught by Professor Stephen L. Durfee | 41 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Regardless of what cake you’re making, they all revolve around several basic mixing methods. What are they? And what are their secrets? Chef Durfee takes you step-by-step through baking a rich devil’s food cake and several egg foam cakes (a chiffon cake and an angel food cake), the latter of which helps demonstrate the right—and wrong—way to whip eggs and cool your cakes.