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Baking soda and baking powder, what is the difference?

In the past few weeks I receive a lot of question, about what is the difference between Baking Soda and Baking powder? So I decide to write a short blog about the difference between the Baking soda and Baking powder.
Baking soda and Baking powder are both leavening agents. When included in a batter, the leavening agent causes air bubbles to expand when cooked. This causing it to rise.
Baking soda Baking soda is a pure leavening agent. It needs to be mixed with moisture and an acidic ingredient for the necessary chemical reaction to take place to make food rise. Because it needs an acid to create the rising quality, it is often used in recipes where there is already an acidic ingredient present, such as lemon juice, chocolate, buttermilk or honey. For example you use baking soda to bake a Red Velvet cake. One of the ingredients to make  Red Velvet cake is buttermilk.
Baking powder Baking powder, which contains bicarbonate of soda, comes pre-mixed with the acidic ingredient for you – so all…

How to make Cake icing 1 (Suku pa dorna bolo)

There is a several ways to make cake icing. In this Youtube video tutorial I will show you an easy way to make Cake icing. In another Youtube video tutorial I will show you another way to make cake icing.

For this Cake icing you will need the following ingredients:

5 cups of confectioner sugar3 Tablespoons of merinque powder10-11 Tablespoons of warm water
The confectioner sugar of Funcakes and meringue powder of Wilton are obtainable on Browny's Cakes webshop.
If this easy way is still too complicated for you, I have a more easier method. You can buy a Royal icing mix of Funcakes on Browny's Cakes webshop. You only need to add water to this Royal icing mix. More easier don't exist!

Enjoy the Youtube tutorial. If you have any question don't hesitate to leave a message behind.

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Coconut Cake recipe - Recept bolo di coco

This is a delicious cake to bake for christmas time. It's not difficult and it is very sweet, because it's also glaze with coconut milk and sweet condensed milk. This cake is frost with cream cheese frosting. It's my own coconut cake recipe. Ok, enough chit chat let's start baking and have fun!

Baking time 30-35 minutes,20 cm cake pan,Preheat your oven at 175 degrees celcius,

Ingredients for cake batter:
4 eggs,1 cup sugar,1 teaspoon vanilla extract,1 cup coconut milk,120 gr butter,2 cup flour,2 teaspoon baking powder,1 teaspoon salt,1 cup of fresh shredded coconut,
Preparations: Put your eggs and vanilla extract in your mixing bowl and mix for about 5 minutes,In the mean time melt your butter with coconut milk in a pan. When the butter is completely melted, put your pan aside and let it cool down,Your egg mixture is now ready,Add your sugar little by little into the egg mixture. Don't put everything at once otherwise you will lose all the air that you crea…