21 02, 2022

Ball Mill

Ball Mill Also known as dry ball milling What is a ball mill? A ball mill is a size reduction or milling equipment which uses two grinding mechanisms, namely, impact and shear.1 Unlike other size reduction equipment, such as breakers and jaw crushers, ball mills are capable of producing powders and particulate [...]

30 11, 2021

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie What is Boston Cream Pie? Boston cream pie is not a pie at all but a sponge cake (or other yellow batter cake) filled with a pastry cream and topped with a freshly cooled chocolate ganache for enrobing.1 A traditional Boston cream pie has 3 main components: Vanilla batter [...]

2 08, 2021

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake What is Red Velvet Cake? Red velvet cake is a delicious cake often covered with sweet cream cheese frosting. The name “Red Velvet” is a reflection of its characteristic deep red or burgundy color and its smooth texture.1 The recipe for red velvet cakes has won the hearts of [...]

15 06, 2021

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies What is a Chocolate Chip Cookie? A chocolate chip cookie is a sweet baked treat that is recognized by its butter flavor and the inclusion of chocolate chips. Some variations can include nuts, oatmeal or raisins as well. Commercially available formats of chocolate chips cookies include:1,2 Fresh Packaged Frozen [...]

30 04, 2021


Brownies What are Brownies? Brownies are chocolaty baked products made in square or rectangle shapes. They are commonly consumed around the world and are made with flour, fat (oil or butter), sugar, eggs and chocolate (molten or cocoa powder). Nuts such as walnuts, almonds, pecans and macadamia nuts can be added to [...]

17 02, 2020

Sustainable Chocolate in the Baking Industry

As bakers and food producers, it’s important to know what’s going on in the world around us. Especially when it’s about the state and future of our ingredients. In the late 1990s, some of the stakeholders in the cocoa industry realized crops were at risk due to pests, disease and the fragile tropical ecosystem. They realized that for [...]

21 11, 2019

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake   Ingredients 1 C All-purpose flour ¾ Whole wheat pastry flour 1 C Sugar ¾C Unsweetened cocoa powder 1½ tsp Baking powder 1½ Baking soda 1 tsp Pumpkin pie spice ¼ tsp Salt 1 C Semi sweet chocolate chips 1 C Lowfat buttermilk 1 Can Pumpkin puree [...]


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