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Failed Scones

Length: 1-3 Hours

Discipline: Nutrition and Dietetics

Level: Introductory (majors and non-majors)

Author: Gross, Sandra

A request for help comes from a mother trying to solve her daughter’s baking dilemma—flopped scones. In providing this help, students must explore bakeshop principles, recognize ingredients and their uses, understand the function(s) of chemical leavening agents, familiarize themselves with mixing methods and the baking process, and distinguish between quick bread mixing techniques.

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