Creaming Butter and Sugar
Explore emulsions and the importance of air by experimenting with an essential step in many baking recipes: creaming butter and sugar.
electric mixer, microscope
material list with shopping links
printable directions and worksheets
suggestions for tinkering & extension
Why is creaming butter and sugar such an important step in baking recipes?
- Identify and explain what type of mixture is formed when creaming butter and sugar
- Observe how a mixture transforms over time due to mechanical action
- Explain how creaming butter and sugar impacts the texture of cookies
solutions and mixtures, energy and thermodynamics
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