5 Different Methods For Cake Making Success

5 Different Methods For Cake Making Success
From Fine Dining Lovers - February 23, 2018

Cake making is a science. No two ways about it. While we all like to get creative with cooking, successful cake making is all about accurate measurements, temperature control and a few key methods.

If you do not end up with a soggy bottom, asunken middle or disaster bake that even the dog wo not touch, there are 5different methods to cake making to master.

Once you understand these, there will be many happy baking days ahead. Here they are:

5 Different Methods of Cake Making

1. Creaming Method

We start with perhaps the most technically accomplished of the methods known as the creaming method. With this method the butter and sugar are beaten together using plenty of elbow grease until the mix turns pale and creamy. At this point the eggs can be added, bit by bit, followed by the dry ingredients.

The tricky bit is to avoid the mixture curdling once the eggs are added which can split the mixture resulting in an less than appetizing tough or dry bake.

Victoria sponge cake is a classic example of one of the most deliciouscakes using the creaming method.

2. All in one method

If you want to save on washing up, go for a simple all in one bake. Exactly as the name suggests, all the measured ingredients go into the bowl together and the mixing is done in a matter of minutes.

Try making this moist and lemony drizzle cakeusing the all in one method. It's as simple as weighing out the ingredients, beating them together and then baking.

3. Melting Method

Another very straight forward technique, this method tends to yield moister and denser cakes like a rich chocolate cake or fruit cake, as there's no beating or whisking involved to aerate the mix.

Instead butter is usually melted before the eggs and then the dry ingredients are added and a chemical raising agent, like baking powder is used to help the cake rise.

4. Whisking Method

5. Rubbing Method


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