# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Culinary Arts Specialization Task 197218412

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify baking and pastry ingredients and their functions.


Identification should include
  • flour and starch types
  • fats, oils, and shortenings
  • leavening agents
  • types of sugar and other sweeteners
  • egg products
  • types of chocolate
  • types of nut and nut products.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why does the type of flour matter when preparing a formula or recipe?
  • Why is it important to use the correct fat, oil, or shortening product?
  • Why is the proper labeling of baking products important?
  • Who determines what ingredients should be purchased?
  • What is the best way to train employees on the use of specific ingredients?

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Culinary Arts


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Demonstrate professional food preparation methods and techniques for all menu categories to produce a variety of food products that meet customer needs.