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difference between shop bought cake and homemade cake

Difference between shop bought cake and my cakes, read and you will understand

So for all those people who ask what the difference is between a home made cake and a supermarket cake is... Seriously look at the supermarket cake ingredients! Do you even know what half of it is???


My cakes ingredients

butter, sugar, flour, eggs, vanilla.


Supermarket cakes ingredients

Soft Icing (31%),Sugar ,Wheat flour ,Buttercream (9%) ,Raspberry Jam (8%) ,Egg ,Vegetable Oil ,Humectant (...

...Vegetable Glycerine) ,Glucose Syrup ,Dried Skimmed Milk ,Raising Agents (Disodium Diphosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate) ,Emulsifiers (Mono- and Di-Glycerides of Fatty Acids, Sodium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate, Sucrose Esters of Fatty Acids) ,Colours (Beetroot Red, Titanium Dioxide, Beta-Carotene, Iron Oxide, Plain Caramel, Paprika Extract) ,Acidity Regulator (Citric Acid) ,Condensed Milk ,Salt ,Preservative (Potassium Sorbate) ,Stabilisers (Xanthan Gum, Tragacanth) ,Plant Extracts (Spirulina Concentrate, Safflower Concentrate) ,Dried Egg White ,Maltodextrin ,Invert Sugar ,Flavouring ,Soft Icing contains: Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Water, Vegetable Oil, Humectant (Vegetable Glycerine), Preservative (Potassium Sorbate), Stabiliser (Tragacanth) ,Buttercream contains: Sugar, Butter, Water, Glucose Syrup, Maize Starch, Dried Egg White ,Raspberry Jam contains: Glucose Syrup, Raspberries, Sucrose Syrup, Acidity Regulators (Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate), Gelling Agent (Pectin), Preservative (Potassium Sorbate), Firming Agent (Calcium Chloride)



and I can count on one hand the ingredients that I use for a sponge cake. Food for thought, excuse the pun

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