What things do we need for baking? We need scales … a measuring jug … a bowl … a cake mould … a spoon … a mixer … oven gloves … … and, of course, an oven. cake We want to bake a cake today. ingredients What ingredients do we need? 370g of flour 250g of butter 250g of sugar Five eggs An eighth of a litre of milk One sachet of baking powder One sachet of vanilla sugar a pinch of salt … … and four tablespoons of cocoa powder. to put in a bowl We put the flour, the sugar, the baking powder and the vanilla sugar into a bowl. to mix We mix everything together with a spoon. to cut into pieces We cut the butter into small pieces. to add We add the butter. to crack eggs We crack the eggs and add them to the mixture. mixer We mix all the ingredients with a mixer. not to forget Don’t forget a pinch of salt. mixture We pour the prepared mixture into a cake mould. into the oven We put the cake mould with the mixture into the oven. to bake We bake the cake for 45 minutes at 180 degrees. to smell Mmh, it smells of cake. toothpick With a toothpick, you can test whether the cake is ready. to stick We stick the toothpick into the mixture and pull it back out. dry If the toothpick is dry, the cake is ready. If some of the mixture sticks to the toothpick, the cake has to bake for a few more minutes. the oven gloves We need oven gloves to take the cake out of the oven. to cool We let the cake cool for a few minutes. the chocolate cake For chocolate cake, you stir chocolate into the mixture. marble cake For marble cake, you stir chocolate into half of the mixture. cupcake For cupcakes, you pour the prepared mixture into cupcake moulds. chocolate We decorate our cake with chocolate icing and sweets. icing sugar You can also sprinkle icing sugar on the cake. fruits We like to decorate cupcakes with fruits. candle This is a birthday cake with four birthday candles. to whip cream If you whip liquid cream, whipped cream is created. vanilla sugar Whipped cream tastes particularly good with vanilla sugar. And cake tastes particularly good with whipped cream.