It’s Tip Friday on Marilyn’s Treats. And todays tip is Folding
Sifted dry ingredients are being folded into beaten egg whites with a whisk. Draw the whisk down through the bowl and back up in a circular motion.
Ingredients with air beaten in, such as beaten egg whites or whipped cream, are combined with the rest of a recipe’s ingredients in a way that preserves as much of the air bubbles as possible. We like to use a whisk for this, because the many wires of the whisk combine the two mixtures effectively in just a few strokes. This results in a light texture in the finished product.
This article is part of the Tips That Help in the Kitchen Series, Tip Friday.