How to Bake a Cake

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Brianna Brewer
ENG 101
Spring 2013
Process Analysis Essay
Final Draft
How To Bake A Cake & Make Its' Frosting

There are many ways to bake a cake, also there are many steps following it. When i first baked a cake i thought it was going to be a difficult proccess. When i was younger, i first made a cake with my grandmother and after the first time i was able to make one all on my own. After, reading these steps you will be able to as well.

You will need one box of devil’s food cake mix, shortening, three eggs, vegtable oil, and flour. You will also need to gather a few pieces of equipment such as a large mixing bowl, a thirteen by nine inch glass cake pan, an electric mixer, a large mixing spoon, a rubber spatula, measuring cups and measuring spoons. You may actually use many different types of pans such as round pans, bundt pans, or you could even make the cake into cupcakes. This recipe is specifically for a thirteen by nine inch rectangular pan.

First, you will need to wash your hands with warm water and soap in the sink. Also, make sure your work area such as, the countertops, stove, and sink is clean. Gather all of your equipment and food items and place them in your work area. After you have done that, preheat your oven to three hundred and fifty degrees. Then, be sure you have everything you need before you start. Next, you are going to open the dry mix and pour it into your large mixing bowl. Then, you are going to add one cup of water, followed by three eggs. Make sure no shells make it into the batter otherwise that will make a very crunchy cake. Then, you will take a stick of butter, unwrap it, put it on a glass plate , soften it in the microwave for about ten seconds that will be added to your cake mix. After all of those ingredients are added you are going to with an electric mixer or mixing spoon, mix the butter until it is smooth and free of clumps. Next, you are going to grease the inside of the cake pan with the shortening....
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