Baking Essays

Baking and Cooking_ Is There a Difference_

Many people would argue that cooking and baking are different. To some degree, they are correct. They may use some of the same utensils, but they don’t always use the same ingredients. Cooking and baking have their similarities, and differences. Cooking refers to the preparation of food in general. Just as there are different categories in the study of science such as geology, astronomy, and geography, there are different categories of cooking. These categories include, but are not limited to,…

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Kristen Cookie Case

The case described about Kristen’s cookie company which provide freshly made cookies with variety of ingredients available to add to the cookies. The company is established in the on campus apartment. The cookies are made by 2 people, using a standard dough mixing equipment, tray and the apartment oven. Below is the explanation and evaluation of the preliminary process design in making and selling the cookies to the customers. Kristen’s cookie company promises that the cookies will be ready for…

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Bread Making Time Line

Depending on the type of yeast you are using the steps to making bread will vary. Using the basic bread dough recipe, this time line is based on using dry active yeast. I am also basing this time line on the straight dough method which is the direct method of making bread. STEP 1 To make your dough, your ingredients must be accurately measured and weighed as well as be the appropriate temperature. Wet ingredients are usually weighed rather than…

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Baking the Right Way

Baking seems like a relatively easy task. After all, you only have to buy a box of cake mix, blend in some extra ingredients, put the batter in a pan and throw it in the oven for a couple minutes then, voilà; you have a cake, right? Wrong. Baking is not something to be done by just any mother making a treat for their child’s school bake sale. It is an exact science that if done wrong, could potentially produce…

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Pastry Chef

A pastry chef or pâtissier (pronounced: [pɑ.ti.sje]; the correct French female version of the word is pâtissière [pɑ.ti.sjɛʁ]), is a station chef in a professional kitchen, skilled in the making of pastries, desserts, breads and other baked goods. They are employed in large hotels, bistros, restaurants,bakeries, and some cafés. A professional pastry chef presents a non traditional French croquembouche. The pastry chef is a member of the classic brigade de cuisine in a professional kitchen and is the station chef…

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Baking Pancakes

When I wake up in the morning I always have this urge to eat pancakes. I just love me some pancakes. I love all types of pancakes like strawberry pancakes, buttermilk pancakes, blueberry pancakes the list can go on and on. But my favorite type of pancakes that I can eat every single day and not get sick of them is cinnamon pancakes. Making cinnamon pancakes is my ultimate favorite. I walk into the kitchen and take out the Aunt…

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Cooking Is My Hobby

I enjoy cooking because it keeps me happy in my life. Whenever I feel sad or upset, cooking ease that for me in a big way. I started cooking when I was 6, but it was as simple as putting ham and cheese between 2 slices of bread and used my favorite condiment of maynaise and let it heat up for about 30 seconds. When I grew older, my knowledge of food grew to new depths when I learned how…

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Cook

For many years, I have been interested in studying baking and pastry arts. I want to pursue a career in culinary arts and attend a college that will allow me to be creative and collaborate with people that share the same passion. To me education is the most important asset that you can have or achieve. By attending college I want to gain my associates degree, by using the knowledge I learned and hope to begin a career as a…

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Business Plan for Sunshine Bakery

Sunshine Bakery will be specializing in visually attractive cupcakes and cakes. There has been a significant increase in demand for whimsical, overindulgent and visually stimulating cakes, and Sunshine Bakery will target special events such as weddings, birthdays, christenings, bachelorette parties and stork teas. The Products Sunshine offers a wide range of speciality cakes. All the flavours will be available in both cupcakes or cakes. The different flavours on offer are: vanilla, lemon, strawberry, chocolate, cheesecake, cherry cream and blue berry….

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Strawberry Sponge Cake

I attempted to bake a “proper” layer cake that is fully frosted and decorated with fresh cream today. Although I know that piping with whipped cream is not as easy as buttercream, I went ahead with my little project as I find buttercream too sweet to my liking. Little did I know that my project turned out to be such a tedious task! I started off making the sponge cake using a recipe from a Chinese cookbook. The recipe is…

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How to Bake a Cake

Store cakes are not as good as homemade cakes. The process of making cakes is very simple. The cook will need to know three things. The ingredients, the blending process and the time it takes to be fully baked. The ingredients can vary between the different types of cakes and the slight change in the quantity of each ingredient can affect the taste of the cake. www.wikihow.com/Bake-a-Cake stated that the ingredients are “3/4 cup of butter. 3/4 cup of cocoa…

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Demonstrative Brownie Speech

Introduction Stressed spelled backwards spells desserts, coincidence? I think not. Author of this quote is unknown. I have to fully agree with this statement because when I’m stressed or having a bad day, I just love to come to my kitchen and bake something. One of my favorite things to bake is a brownie. Thesis: (So) Today I will show you that anybody can make their own brownies that is fresh as can be. Audience motivation: For many people that…

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The Art of Baking

Have you ever sensed that lovely smell of sweet chocolate cake or fresh warm bread coming out of the oven when you go to a coffee shop? Well, that urging feeling to eat it and taste it is caused by the art of Baking. Baking is a cooking method using prolonged dry heat, such as using an oven. As heat travels through, it transforms batters and dough into baked goods with a firm dry crust and a softer center. Recipes…

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Description of Making a Pizza

There’s nothing like a good pizza. The combination of melted cheese and tomato sauce with my favorite toppings all on a tasty golden brown crust is amazing and mouthwatering. The only thing that tops a great pizza is the feeling you get when the great pizza is a creation of your own. Every kind of pizza begins with the crust, but before you have crust you have pizza dough. The soft off-white pizza dough is very malleable. The dough feels…

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How to Make Cake Pops

What is a cake pop? A cake pop is basically a cake in lollipop form. They can be shaped into any desired form, such as a flower,heart, or round. Nowadays, they are more popular than the conventional cupcake. There are several steps needed to make cake pops. The first step is to gather all the ingredients. One of the most important items is to buy cake mix and icing. If there is extra time, another option is to make the…

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