Cake layers, whatever they are, are the most important component in making a cake delicious. There are a lot of subtleties in their preparation, both in the recipe itself and in their preparation and baking.
After preparing the mixture, according to the recipe you have chosen, pour it into a form for baking cake layers, line them with baking paper in advance, which is greased with a little butter.
This way, when the cake layer is ready and you open up the baking form, you will be able to take it out without ruining it. It is extremely important for all cakes and of course for cake layers, to be baked in a preheated oven.
Therefore, the mixture is put to bake after the oven reaches the required degrees. The next important step is the degrees.
In order to bake the cake layer evenly, it is necessary that the oven temperature is not high. By moderate temperature, we mean about 356°F (180 degrees) without a fan.
But this is also depends on a lot, because if the cake layer is thin, it will dry out.
Therefore, the thicker cake layers are baked at 356°F (180 degrees) without a fan, or at 320°F (160 degrees) with a fan, and the thinner ones at about392°F (200 degrees), but for a shorter time.
A little trick to make sure the cake layer is ready is to check it with a toothpick. It is stabbed in several different places and rotated. The cake layer is considered ready when the stick is taken out and there is absolutely no mixture left on it.
Once you know how to make cake layers, we recommend that you make one of these great cakes with cake layers:
- walnut cake;
- sponge cake;
- honey cake;