This Baking Tool is the Secret to Fluffy Cakes

Use a balloon wire whisk to make the fluffiest of cakes!

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When it comes to baking, handling your batter properly and knowing how to layer one ingredient after the other are keys to a making a great cake. As much as possible, you want to beat and combine and ingredients to get as much air and volume into your cake—who doesn’t love a light, fluffy cake, right?


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Keep one tool in your kitchen to get the job done: a balloon whisk or a wire whisk! Here are all the reasons why you should use one on your next cake baking adventure:


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1 It evenly distributes flour and dry ingredients.

Many cakes require a mix of all-purpose flour and cake flour, plus small amounts of baking soda, baking powder, and salt in one bowl. One way to evenly distribute your dry ingredients is to run a whisk through the mixture.


2 It beats egg whites into fluffy clouds.

Chiffon cakes and sponge cakes need fluffy meringues and egg whites to turn out as light and airy as possible. Use a large bowl and a large whisk to get the job done!


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3 Use a whisk to fold meringues into wet batter.

Let go of your trusty spatula and use your whisk.  A spatula can be heavy and can cause deflation in your batter, while a whisk effortlessly combs through batter and incorporates fluffy meringues with light, barely-there touches. You need to give it a try!


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