Ever wonder what happens to your baked goods when they are actually baking? How do they change from liquid cake batter into fluffy, spongy cake?

Takashi Aizu, a baker in Japan, actually films his creations baking inside the oven. The time lapse videos show exactly what food goes through as it heats up. It’s not exactly what you would think, but it is mesmerizing to watch. Insider lets us in on the action in this video.

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They say to never watch a pot of boiling water, but apparently watching things bake in the oven is pretty magical.

Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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