How to know when a cake is cooked


How to know when a cake is cooked
It's a frequently asked question and it's not so easy to answer it, especially for beginners: you can have a cake that's nice and golden brown outside, but which is not cooked enough in the middle.
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Last modified on: May 7th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:TestCookedCakeKnifeBlade
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1 min.1 min.

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Stage 1
How to know when a cake is cooked  : Photo of step #1
To test if your cake is fully cooked, open the oven door, pull the cake toward you and insert a knife vertically in the center until reaching the middle of the cake.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
How to know when a cake is cooked  : Photo of step #2
If when you remove the blade, there is dough on the blade (see photo) then the cake is not yet done.

Stage 3
How to know when a cake is cooked  : Photo of step #3
If the blade is clean after removal, then the cake is done.
Source
Home made.
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