Cake Batter

Baking By heyjude_722 Updated 11 Jun 2009 , 11:33pm by sweetiesbykim

heyjude_722 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 11:58pm
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what is the best way to mix up a cake batter? I have a kitchen aid mixer with the paddle attachment and the whisk attachment.
I'm new to cake making. Please help.
Thank you!!
Judy

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Liz23 Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 12:06am
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The paddle attachment is what you want to use. The whisk attachment would be used for things like meringues where you want to incorporate a lot of air.

heyjude_722 Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 10:35pm
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Thank you!!

sweetiesbykim Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 11:33pm
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I, on the other hand, only use a whisk -I want a lot of air in my cake to be light and fluffy. I use my paddle for recipes like cookie doughs, pie crust, and more solid doughs -the whisk for batters, egg whites, whipped cream, etc. There should be some hints in your kitchen aide manual for how to use them. icon_smile.gif

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