Root out your mistakes while baking cakes

Baking isn’t very forgiving, especially when it comes to cakes. Everything must be just right to bake the perfect cake: the proportions should be measured to a tea, the temperature needs to be spot on and the steps rigidly followed. Getting just one thing wrong when baking cakes can often lead to sad mishaps, like a burnt, collapsed cake that doesn’t want to come out of the pan. We’re here to help.

The best instructions anyone can have when it comes to cake baking is a great recipe . We have 100 awesome ones to choose from. If you follow one that’s well written, you’re bound to get good results. But no matter how great your recipe is, if you’re skipping some of the small, yet crucially important steps you might end up with failure. There are 12 common mistakes people make when baking cakes, we’ve listed them out for you so you can change the error of your ways — and bake better cakes.

See below the mistakes & try to improve it :

Mistake 1: You don’t grease and flour the pan.

Mistake 2: You don’t sift the flour.

Mistake 3: You undermix the batter.

Mistake 4: You overmix the batter.

Mistake 5: You don’t bother with parchment.

Mistake 6: You don’t bother smoothing out the top.

Mistake 7: You open the oven door when baking.

Mistake 8: You overcrowd the pan.

Mistake 9: You overfill the pan… or use too small of a pan.

Mistake 10: You remove the cake from the oven too early.