Making a cake from scratch is no easy task for a beginner. As Fannie Merritt Farmer states in her cook book “The mixing and baking of a cake requires more care and judgment than any other branch of cookery; notwithstanding it seems the one most frequently attempted by the inexperienced.”(Farmer 497). Her cook book has been around since 1912 and her book is used in cooking schools around the world. Becoming a pastry chef is no easy task but with years of experience and the knowledge gained from school and working at different bakeries, cakes becomes so familiar it’s like knowing it exactly like the back of your hand. It wasn’t until 1947 when Betty Crocker brand created and come out with convenient and inexpensive dry mixes to make baking easy. Women all around America were thrilled.” The debut mix was labeled Ginger Cake but would soon evolved into Gingerbread Cake and Cookie Mix. Devil's Fo...
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