# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Culinary Arts Specialization Task 420644059

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Produce a variety of cakes, using different mixing methods.


Production should include

  • making pound, sponge/foam, angel, and high-ratio cakes
  • using various mixing techniques, including creaming, whipping, and blending.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some techniques to use when combining ingredients?
  • What are the differences between types of cakes?
  • What factors might cause a cake not to rise?
  • What effect does pan color have on a baked item?
  • What determines the types of cakes produced?
  • Who determines when cakes are going to be prepared in advance?
  • Who determines the types of cakes to be produced?
  • How do proper cooling and storage affect labor and food cost?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Career Connection: My Career


Career Connection: My Life


Career Connection: My Path


Career Connection: My Skills


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Working on Working


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national FCCLA portal.


Culinary Arts


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Prepare breads, baked goods, and desserts using safe handling and professional preparation techniques.