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The Science of Baking: How Physics and Chemistry Can Make You a Better Baker

What are the baking basics? Flour, sugar, and ... chemistry. As this blog post reminds readers, "baking is a science." The "step-by-step illustrated guide" walks users through the scientific processes involved in creating a cake. First, butter and sugar get creamed together. Here, air particles play an important role in creating the ideal texture. Later on, the interaction of leavening agents and...