Food Tech Making Your Own Product Essay

Submitted By Puttana69
Words: 648
Pages: 3

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1. | Preheat oven to 160°C. Brush a deep, square cake pan with the melted butter to lightly grease. Line the base and sides of the pan with non-stick baking paper. |
2. | Place the sugar, milk and butter in a large saucepan. Use a fine sieve to sift the cocoa over the mixture. Place the pan over medium-low heat and use a whisk to stir until the mixture is smooth |
3. | Use a sieve to sift half of each the self-raising and plain flours into the pan. Use the whisk to stir until the mixture is smooth. Repeat with the remaining flours. Add the eggs and continue to stir until well combined. |
4. | Pour the mixture into the prepared cake pan and gently tap the pan on a bench to release any large air bubbles. Bake in preheated oven for 45-55 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean. Set aside for 2 minutes before turning onto a wire rack. Set aside for 1 3/4 hours or until completely cool. |
5. | To make the chocolate icing, sift the icing sugar and cocoa into a medium bowl. Add the butter and water, and stir with a wooden spoon until smooth. Use the back of a spoon or palette knife to spread the icing evenly over the top of the cooled cake. Set aside for about 50 minutes or until the icing is firm. |
My Dish Chocolate Cake |

My Dish Chocolate Cake |

Equipment | Utensils |
Electric beater | Whisk |
Stove | Mixing bowls |
Oven | Spoon/ knife |
Frying pan | Sieve |
Chopping board | Wooden spoon |
Cake tin | |
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3. One safe handling practise is the prevention of cross contamination between handling cooked and raw foods. Never store them together and make sure you wash your hands whilst preparing both separately.
* Another safe handling practise is the use of closed leather shoes and oven mitts to prevent burns to the hands and to make sure that if you drop an item your feet are protected.
One hygienic practise is washing hands in between preparation times or going to the bathroom, touching your body or a dirty kitchen bench and the spread of germs if you are sick.
* Another hygienic practise is never to eat over unprotected food or surfaces likely to come in contact with food or smoke, or spit where food is going to be handled
5. Possible presentation for a chocolate cake could include just the use of one slice and chocolate