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Ten Popular Terms to Savor About Bakeries

We’ve all eaten a slice of birthday cake or taken a bite out of a delicious cookie. While bakeries are not as common as they used to be, the ones that are still around produce some outstanding, independently-made baked goods worth taking a whiff of. But even the biggest dessert fan might not know everything on the shelves, so check out these ten terms you’ll come across next time you visit a bakery.

  • Gluten – A protein naturally found in goods processed from wheat, barley, or rye sources. When mixed within baked goods, gluten gives the recipe a chewy texture and is commonly used as an additive to foods that do not contain protein.
  • Meringue – A dessert made from whipped egg whites and sugar, mixed in with fruit to give it an added sweet flavor.
  • Pirog – A type of Ukranian pie that features a puff-type pastry filled with meat and vegetables (savory) or fruit (sweet), usually served with a side of broth.
  • Pastry – A type of baked good derived from a doughy mixture it resembles before baking. Pastries are flaky due to their higher fat content, and popular recipes include cakes, tarts, and biscuits.
  • Cake shop – A type of bakery whose menu specializes in cakes and cupcakes. These shops usually cater to special occasions like birthdays and weddings.
  • Coffeehouse – A small restaurant that sells coffee and tea on its menu as well as small baked goods like cookies and biscuits.
  • Fondant – Cake-making material that is derived from sugar and water that has been cooked to a soft stage where it is malleable enough to mold into any shape. Fondant is used to make elaborate cake designs of practically anything for special occasions
  • Custard – A dessert made from mixed yolk with either milk or cream. It varies in thickness, and can be served as a filling or by itself mixed with flavors such as vanilla and chocolate.
  • Pastry bag – A cone-shaped bag with a nozzle at the bottom corner that is used for birthday cake decoration, filling donuts with jelly, and add shaped icing to dishes.
  • Empanada – A small doughy pastry originating from Europe and Latin America. It is usually filled with meats or cheeses, but can also contain vegetables and fruit.
    Retail Bakers of America
    Mclean, VA 22102
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    Scandia Bakery & Coffee Shop
    248 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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    (949) 497-1495
    User Review: "An incredible place. I've been all over the world and rarely do you see a bakery as this. Great selection, highest quality,..."
    Seans Baked Goods
    2955 Champion Way, Tustin, CA 92782
    Seans Baked Goods Tustins Best Cupcakes, Award Winning Local Tustin wedding cakes. Spend Your Special Day With Great Treats.
    (800) 559-2427
    Crystals Bakery
    2955 Champion Way, Tustin, CA 92782
    Custom Made Deserts! Specializing in cupcakes, we also offer delicious cakes, cookies, cheesecakes, and assorted desert bars. You design it, and we create it! www.facebook.com/crystalsbakery
    (949) 554-3700
    Barekat Bakery
    23166 Los Alisos Blvd, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 380-7955
    French's Bakery
    24000 Alicia Pkwy Ste 14, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 830-9560
    Pan American Donuts
    25571 Jeronimo Rd Ste 20, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 587-2829
    Chez Naz Bakery
    27525 Puerta Real Ste 500, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 348-9696
    The Cupcake Store
    24002 Via Fabricante Ste 401, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 855-6449
    Nothing Bundt Cakes
    27746 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 859-1377
    Weber-Millbrook Bakery Div of Interstate Brands Co
    23981 Alicia Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 830-6893
    Wetzel's Pretzels
    27000 Crown Valley Pkwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92691
    (949) 364-2782
    26022 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 582-0672
    Scott's Donuts
    27500 Marguerite Pkwy Ste 3, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 364-2263
    28751 Los Alisos Blvd, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 380-1596
    Crust Bakery
    28251 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 347-8256

    Once fire and heat were discovered baked goods could be produced by people. A good bread recipe is truly a gem and mom's homemade cake on the menu is the best part of the meal. No birthday party is complete without birthday cake and we visit our favorite restaurant just to get that special dessert on the menu. There are many occasions for baked goods to appear in any given recipe. For example what is a holiday or wedding without a display of pastries or the beautiful wedding cake? You may frequent cafés for a nice cup of Joe and that decadent gourmet sweet treat. A breakfast morning may not be complete with a fresh blueberry muffin or donut. Do you fancy French, German or Italian desserts? Find your local pastry shop and enjoy. Gluten-free baked goods may not sound tasty but there are a variety of recipes and shops that specialize in gluten-free baking that are good to the last bite. Pie is a never-ending feast with all the fruits and fillings made available to incorporate into these crusty delights. Cookie comes from the Dutch word koekje, meaning small cake. These small cakes are delicious in a batch with your choice of chocolate chips, nuts, raisins or many more options. Even vegan diets institute baking methods for many dishes that will make meat seem less appealing to anyone. Local bakers and bakeries may create your favorite baked goodies. Many cities have franchised pastry shops for general baked goods like cakes, cookies and pies. There are many options for getting your just desserts.
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