Fold in – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

1. To fold in something (or fold something in) is to slowly and carefully add food (e.g. sugar, flour and egg whites) into another food mixture, with a spoon or spatula.

Examples of use:

a) Fold the sugar in and then pour into the container.

b) Next, fold in the cocoa powder.

2. To fold something into something is to slowly and carefully add food (e.g. sugar, flour and egg whites) into another food mixture, with a spoon or spatula.

Examples of use:

a) Beat the egg whites and then fold them into the batter.

b) Carefully fold the egg whites into your cake mixture.

infinitive
fold in/into
present simple
fold in/into and folds in/into
-ing form
folding in/into
past simple
folded in/into
past partciple
folded in/into

If you can watch YouTube videos, here’s a video that shows someone folding egg whites into batter.

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