01 Mar

Why we only make Gluten Free Cake?

Gluten free cake from RealCake Bakery in Gurgaon

If you are searching for Gluten Free Cake for yourself and your loved ones, you are in the right place. Gluten Free Cakes are sought after by connoisseur of good food across the world and people suffering with Gluten Allergy.

Gluten (from Latin gluten, “glue”) is a protein composite found in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten sensitivity (also known as gluten intolerance) is on the rise due to modification in wheat over the years as many humans can not digest gluten and suffer from spectrum of disorders. Symptoms include bloating, abdominal discomfort or pain, diarrhea, constipation, muscular disturbances, headaches, migraines, severe acne, fatigue, and bone or joint pain.

In recent times usage of wheat derived product CREAM OF WHEAT (MAIDA) has gone through the roof. Maida is rich in Gluten and super cheap, that is why it is widely used products in bakery products like Cake, Muffins, breads and other bakery products. Gluten gives elasticity to dough, helping it rise & keep its shape and often gives the final product a chewy texture.

Dough with higher gluten content promotes the formation of gluten strands and cross-links. If this dough is leavened with yeast, fermentation produces carbon dioxide bubbles, which, trapped by the gluten network, causes the dough to rise. Baking coagulates the gluten, which, along with starch, stabilizes the shape of the final product. Baked products are chewier in proportion to the length of kneading.

Needless to say bakery products with dazzling colours inside swanky outlets are full of Gluten and are harmful for many of us and our life. You do not think before popping a slice or two as they are dirt cheap and are easily available.

At RealCake we provide an irresistible Gluten Free Cake made with Ground Almonds and Dark Chocolate chips.

 
01 Feb

Why RealCake Bakery is reinventing the Cake?

Cake is a sweet form of baked bread or bread-like food. Cakes normally contains a combination of flour, sugar, eggs, and butter or oil, with some varieties also requiring liquid (typically milk or water) and leavening agents (such as yeast or baking powder). Flavorful ingredients like fruit purées, nuts, dried or candied fruit, or extracts are often added, and numerous substitutions for the primary ingredients are possible. Cakes are often filled with fruit preserves or dessert sauces (like pastry cream), iced with buttercream or other icings, and decorated with marzipan, piped borders or candied fruit.

Cakes are seeping in tradition in India during anniversaries, birthdays and other celebrations. There are countless cake recipes; some are bread-like, some rich and elaborate, and many are centuries old. Cake making is no longer a complicated procedure; while at one time considerable labor went into cake making (particularly the whisking of egg foams), baking equipment and directions have been simplified so that even the most amateur cook may bake a cake.

However with the increasing awareness about healthy eating habits people are increasingly searching for healtheir options to satisfy their sweet tooth. A fun, delicious Cake is something everyone looks forward to, but the biggest challenge is to keep the excitement going and keep things healthy. At RealCake we believe that making a healthy cake is all about substitutions of certain ingredients like sugar, butter, oil and flour, as well as using less frosting or glaze.