Almira Cakes and Pastries

Almira Cakes and Pastries

“Cakes for Birthday and Special Occasion”... Almira Cakes and Pastries located at Hachioji Tokyo Take out

20/09/2023
19/09/2023

Macadamia Truffle:
(7 inches round Tall Cake)
Moist chocolate filled with salted dark truffle ganache and chopped toasted macadamia. Iced in more ganache and more chopped macadamia.
¥13,000

19/09/2023

Orange le Chocola
7” Tall Cake
¥15,000

18/09/2023

Chocolate Cake
Vanilla sponge cake with whipped cream and chocolate cream filling in chocolate ganache frosting.
7” Tall Cake
¥15,000

18/09/2023

Strawberry Campote Filling and Vanilla Whip Frosting
¥15,000

18/09/2023

Strawberry Overload Chocolate Cake
(seasonal)
¥17,000

18/09/2023

Mango Bravo 9” round Tall Cake
(Seasonal)
¥17,000

17/09/2023

Hello and welcome to another comparison episode here on Neme's Kitchen.

In this post, we will be looking at Baking Powder versus Baking Soda, what they are, How they work, Use Cases, and How to store them.

Get your writing materials, and let's get to it.

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Baking is not just about following a recipe; it's a science that involves the careful balance of ingredients to achieve the perfect texture, rise, and taste in your baked goods.

Two common leavening agents in baking are baking soda and baking powder, and understanding the differences between them is key to successful baking.


1. Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate):

What is it?

Baking soda is a pure chemical compound known as sodium bicarbonate. It's a base that requires an acid to activate its leavening properties.

How it works:

When baking soda encounters an acid (like yogurt, lemon juice, or vinegar) in a recipe, a chemical reaction occurs. Carbon dioxide gas is released, causing the dough or batter to rise. This reaction happens quickly, so it's essential to bake your goods immediately after mixing.

Use cases:

Baking soda is ideal for recipes with acidic ingredients like buttermilk, sour cream, or molasses. It's commonly used in recipes like pancakes, quick bread, and some cookies.


2. Baking Powder:

What is it? Baking powder is a mixture of baking soda, an acid (usually cream of tartar), and a starch (like cornstarch) to prevent clumping. There are two types: single-acting and double-acting.

How it works:

Single-acting baking powder releases carbon dioxide gas as soon as it's mixed with liquid and acid in a recipe.

Double-acting baking powder, on the other hand, releases gas both when mixed and when exposed to heat during baking. This allows for a more controlled rise and a longer time window for baking.

Use cases:

Baking powder is versatile and works well in recipes without acidic components. It's often used in cakes, muffins, and biscuits, where a more delicate rise is desired.

Choosing the Right Leavening Agent:

Recipe Matters:

Always use the leavening agent specified in your recipe. Substituting one for the other can lead to unexpected results.

Balance of Ingredients:

The choice between baking soda and baking powder depends on the overall pH of your recipe.

Acidic recipes require baking soda, while neutral or alkaline recipes benefit from baking powder.

Storage:

Keep both baking soda and baking powder in airtight containers in a cool, dry place to maintain their effectiveness.

In summary, baking soda and baking powder are essential tools in the baker's arsenal.

Understanding how they work and when to use them is crucial for achieving the desired texture and rise in your baked goods.

Whether you're making fluffy pancakes, tender muffins, or perfectly risen cakes, the right leavening agent can make all the difference in the world of baking.

Happy baking! 🍰🍞🍪

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13/09/2023

I am so grateful for your support of my small business. Thank you for being a valued customer. Your trust has been a huge factor in my success and I am deeply appreciative of it. Your patronage has been invaluable and I am forever grateful for it. Thank you for your continued support, it means the world to me." -Almira

11/09/2023

Tall Cake Cutting Guide.

22/07/2023

How to slice Tall Cake.

14/06/2023

Cake and rustic cake table settings.

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12/06/2023

BAKERY TURNAROUND TIMES:
To help you place your order, here are the current turnaround times* for our popular bakery items. If you schedule a pick up sooner than our standard turnaround time and we cannot fulfill your order by your desired date, we reserve the right to cancel and refund your order.

A business day is 24 hours from when the order is during business hours (before 4:00. For example, if you place an order on Monday at 8:00 am, an 1 business day turnaround would mean a Tuesday pick up. However, if you place an order on Monday at 6:00 pm, a 1 business day turnaround time would mean a Wednesday pick up. Same day orders will be cancelled and refunded if we are unable to fulfill your order. Business Days are considered Monday-Saturday. The bakery is closed on Sundays and are not counted in our turnaround times.

Item Turnaround Time*
Standard Cakes (Sheets & Rounds) 1 Business Day

Featured Cakes 4 Business Day

Featured Tiered Cakes 7 Business Days

Standard Cupcakes 3 Business Day

Signature Cupcakes 3 Business Day

Torte Cakes/Cheesecakes 3 Business Days

Party Trays 3 Business Days

Macarons
3 Business Day

(Tuesday-Saturday Pick Up/delivery)


*We reserve the right to change our turnaround times at any moment depending on our current workload.

NOTE: Any orders requested in a quicker time frame that cannot be accommodated will be canceled and the payment refunded.

12/06/2023

Two-Tier Drip Cake
Sizes Available

10" Round topped with a 7" Round | serves 35-45 Guests
¥26,000

12" Round topped with an 8" Round | serves 65-75 Guests
¥35,000

Cake and Filling Flavor:
*White Cake with Chocolate Mousse Filling
*Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mousse Filling
*Chocolate Cake with Mocha Mousse Filling

NOTE: Any orders requested in a quicker time frame that cannot be accommodated will be canceled and the payment refunded.

10/06/2023

Alcohol-infused cherry black forest cake 🍒
¥15,000

10/06/2023

Designer’s Black Forest Cake

27/05/2023

Jack Daniel’s Dark Chocolate Cake

23/05/2023

“Orange le Chocolat”

21/05/2023

Mocha

20/05/2023

Something Pink

20/05/2023

Something PINK 💖

20/05/2023

instagram.com

13/03/2023

35,000 yen (3-tier cake; 2 edible)

13/03/2023

cheese mousse

Photos from Almira Cakes and Pastries's post 01/03/2023

Authentic Japanese Crepe Cakes.

A Wedding Cake that tastes as good as it looks!

How are your wedding cakes different from your regular crepe cakes?

Our regular crepe cakes contain 20 layers of crepe and cream while our wedding cakes are often 30+ layers and are measured by height!

Price range: 35,000 yen - above

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STANDARD WEDDING/BIRTHDAY CAKE
スタンダードウェディング

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A plenty of fresh fruit with fresh cream. We have been baking and decorating your wedding cake with our traditional deliciousness with our everlasting gratitude in our minds for our customers.

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ORDER WEDDING CAKE
オーダーウェディング

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Let us know your wedding schedule and any specific theme or design idea in your minds. We will help you, bride and in groom designing, producing, delivering and setting up your only-one-in-the-world wedding cake. Besides special wedding cakes, a-little-more casually designed unique cakes are good ideas for a secondary wedding party with friends. Our original sweets gift boxes are also preferred for wedding guests.

01/03/2023

The Cost Of Wedding Cakes In Japan.
On average, wedding cakes in Japan cost between $500 and $1,000. However, the cost of a wedding cake can vary greatly depending on the size, design, and ingredients used. For example, a simple wedding cake made with fresh fruit and cream may cost as little as $200, while an elaborate wedding cake with multiple tiers and fondant decorations can cost upwards of $2,000.

26/02/2023

Custom made dessert stamp.

06/01/2023

Mocha Cake

06/01/2023

Mochacino cake

06/12/2022

3 kilos Christmas Fruit Cake

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Pumpkin mouse

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02/02/2022

This Black Forest Cake combines rich chocolate cake layers with fresh cherries, cherry liqueur, and a simple whipped cream frosting.

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Something PINK
3 tier Cakes
3 kilos Christmas Fruit Cake
3 kilos Christmas Fruit Cake
Dessert/Cake Table

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Hachioji, Tokyo
192-0023

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