TECHNIQUES

Skill level

Easy

Equipment you will need for this technique

Mixing bowl

Large metal spoon

Folding is to combine a light ingredient or mixture with a much heavier mixture while retaining as much air as possible.

-Add the light mixture to the heavier mixture.

-Carefully cut through the mixture with the edge of the spoon, working in a gentle figure of eight and moving the bowl as you go.

-Scrape around the sides and base of the bowl at intervals to incorporate all of the lighter ingredients into the mixture.