Process Paper

763 Words Mar 10th, 2013 4 Pages
Elisha best
Shieff
ENG 090/090A
25 January 2013
Process Essay
Bake a Cake My grandma made the best cakes. She was the best cook at making chocolate cakes. She knew the basic steps by heart so much she never left out any ingredients. If you hope to make a delicious chocolate cake to impress everyone at special event, you should prepare your pan, combine the ingredients together, and monitor the baking process. The first step is important; make sure you have all the ingredients. You do not want to be running to the grocery store during preparation. The final product can flop if a key ingredient is left out. Start by prepare your cake pan. Be sure to have the correct size or shape of the pan. Bundt cakes require Bundt pans, while
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Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pan. Fill the pan two-thirds of the way full as the cake will rise during baking. Gently tap the cake pan on the counter top to release any large air bubbles in the batter. Now place the pan on the center rack of the preheated oven. Do not allow the pan to touch the oven wall. Close the oven door and immediately set a timer to the specified baking time. Finally bake the cake for thirty-five minutes for a range of thirty-four to thirty-six minutes or fifty-three minutes for a range of fifty-five minutes. Using the median will ensure that the cake would not under or over cook. Resist the urge to open the oven door during baking, as the heat will escape and may cause the cake unevenly. If the cake is uneven then turn the oven light on and view through the oven window. Check the cake for doneness. Gently insert a toothpick or wooden skewer in the center of the cake. If the toothpick comes out clean or with a few a crumbs on the toothpick, the cake is done. If not place it back on the oven for another three to four minutes. Keep testing for the same amount of time until you get the correct result. Place the pan on wire rack to cool for fifteen minutes. Run a butter knife around the pan edges to loosen the sides place the wire rack over the top of the pan, invert in, and tap it lightly the cake. Let it

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