26 06, 2018

Clean Label Cake

Clean Label Cake What is a Clean Label Cake? A clean label cake is labeled with fewer, recognizable ingredients. So, alternatives must be found for artificial preservatives, flavors, colors, or sweeteners when make these cakes.1 Types of cakes that have been commercialized as clean label include: Batter-based cakes like layer, chocolate, Devil’s Food, [...]

25 07, 2017

Cookies

Cookies Also known as Biscuits (UK, Canada) What are Cookies? Cookies are baked treats. A cookie is a small sweet, crispy or cake-like pastry most often made with flour, sugar, liquid and fat. They are characterized by: High sugar content High fat content Low moisture Origin and varieties The cookie’s [...]

21 04, 2017

Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream What is Buttercream? Buttercream is a butter-based frosting or icing, typically used on cakes and cupcakes as a coating, layering or decorating cream. Classic buttercream is made from creamed butter and confectioners sugar.  Flavoring and coloring are added to impart characteristic flavors and colors. ¹,² Various types of buttercream have been [...]

7 12, 2016

Butterscotch

Butterscotch is commonly in hard candy, syrup or flavoring form. Butterscotch  What is Butterscotch? Butterscotch is a kind of confectionery. The primary ingredients are brown sugar and butter. Some recipes will include vanilla, syrup (particularly for butterscotch sauces), cream, salt, and even lemon. Origin Butterscotch is claimed to [...]

31 10, 2016

Donut

Donut What are Donuts? A donut, also called doughnut, is a kind of fried dough confectionery. Donuts are typically ring shaped with a hole in the middle. Bakers also make oval shaped donuts, which are often filled with custards or fruit preserves. The most popular type of donut is a circular one [...]

21 06, 2016

Sorbitol

Sorbitol What is Sorbitol? Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol that is manufactured from the glucose produced from cornstarch. It is often used as a sugar substitute in candies, baked goods, syrups and beverages. Sorbitol is roughly 60% as sweet as sucrose and has approximately 2.6 calories per gram1 It also occurs naturally [...]

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