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CKG8340

Course
CKG8340
Course Title
Classic Cakes

Description

Do you remember childhood birthdays and the cakes that Mom used to bake?  She knew your favorite cakes, whether it was chocolate layer, carrot or pound cake.  The perfect cake begins with the ingredients and the roles they play in creating a cake.  Cakes can be any size or shape, single or multilayered, light and airy to rich and dense.  Demonstration of mixing methods will be used to achieve that perfect cake. You’ll also take home a Charlotte Cooks Collection booklet filled with recipes that you learn and more.

Objectives

Steps to basic cake making

Content

1. Ingredients

  • Measuring
  • Dry and liquid ingredients

 2. Mixing methods

  • Creaming
  • Folding

 3. Baking

  • Types of  baking pans
  • Preparing of baking pans
  • Testing for doneness

 4. Cooling

  • When to frost cake

 5. Storage

  • Freezing

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Lecture/Hands on

Evaluation

Class survey