Have you ever devoured a light and tender cupcake or enjoyed a slice of cake glazed with silky chocolate ganache and wondered why the texture and crumb are the way they are or how to achieve that at home?
Join research scientist Subha Nasir Ahmad in a chat about some of the science of baking and see a cake decorating demonstration using techniques drawn from science. Subha is a neuroscientist by training and one of her cakes is based on Brainbow, a brilliant technique that uses fluorescent proteins to illuminate the neurons of living brains from the inside so they can be studied.
Pick up tips and tricks to improve your baking game as you observe an expert in action make a Sunny Bakehouse Cake. Whether you’re a pro or novice, it’s bound to be a messy and fun science demo.