The term ‘cake’ is likely the sweetened word that the English language can talk about. It is probably so as a cake accompanies every occasion, making it even more blissful. No wonder there is a wedding cake, a birthday cake, an anniversary cake, a Christmas cake, so on and so forth.
You might have tried quite a few cakes, and you might even have the best amongst those, but do you know that there are over a hundred types of cakes out there that are still in queue? To help you get started at trying new cakes, here is a list of different types of cakes to gorge on.
1. Angel Food Cake
Angel cake is a kind of sponge cake, prepare from egg whites, cream of tartar, flour, and sugar. Sometimes baked in a tube pan which appears like a Bundt pan. The cake is often showered with some coating or fruity syrup.
2. Apple Cake
Apples are the primary element for this cake along with almonds, walnuts, nutmeg, and cinnamon. The cake is often not glazed or iced; however, it can be adorned with the slices of apple.
Basbousa is conventional Middle-Eastern cake prepared from semolina or farina dipped in simple syrup. The syrup is generally decorated with coconut, orange flower water, or rose water.
4. Boston Cream Pie
Boston cream pie is prepared from sponge cake and chocolate cake and putting a crust of custard/cream in between the two layers of cake. It is then baked with chocolate or ganache, sprinkled with sugar, and embellished with cherries.
5. Battenberg Cake
Battenberg cake is an easy sponge cake, which when divided into slices give it a variable pattern. It is adorned with marzipan and jam. The Battenberg cake usually comes as yellow and pink colored sponge cake.
Baumkuchen is one of its kinds of vanilla layered cake with a hollow center. The cake is primarily known for its crusts that look like the rings of a cut tree. In fact, the name of this cake in German translates to tree cake.
With so many types of cakes available to choose from, it is no big thing to