BAKING TIPS AND TRICKS

People Are Making Bread At Home! Here Are All Their Tips

The quarantine is making everyone extra adventurous in the kitchen.
Even the most seasoned baker can be intimidated by making bread. Bread may seem like an easy baking project, but the science and techniques behind bread baking can be daunting, especially for a new baker or someone who is attempting to make bread for ...

Here Are All The Milk Substitutes You Need To Know When Baking

Do you know what to use if you don't have milk?
We all know baking is a science. There are reasons why an ingredient is included in a recipe and a specific amount is listed with each corresponding item. When an ingredient is changed, this is where the recipe becomes different from the original one. This ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make the Best Crinkles

Before the chocolate chip cookie, we already loved chocolate crinkles.
Before the chocolate chip cookie worked its ways into our hearts, we were already in love with the humble chocolate crinkle. The crinkle was the epitome of what we loved in a cookie, even if we didn't know it yet: it had an intense ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Delicious Banana Bread

Banana bread may seem basic, but a few tweaks can make it a success every time.
One of the most popular recipes for beginner bakers is the banana bread. This is a fantastic recipe for anyone to try, especially if they're new to baking! That's because it's hard to mess up making banana bread. It's naturally moist because of ...

Is It Better To Use Cocoa Powder Or Melted Chocolate In Baking?

Your choice is all about flavor and texture.
It's not always a good idea to substitute one ingredient for another, especially if the other ingredient will make a difference in the end dish. This is the reason why switching out an ingredient especially in baking recipes can be a mistake! One of ...

Everything You Need To Know About Using Ube

Learn how to use it in recipes.
The obsession with ube as a global trend has yet to totally die down! There are still many desserts out there that use the ube as its favorite purple-hued ingredient. However, if you have ever tried to use ube halaya or ube jam in a recipe and failed ...

You Will Need All These Tools To Bake Better

Add these to your must-buy list.
You may think you have all the tools and ingredients you need to start baking, but here a few more useful baking tools that may make your baking life much easier.   Did you know that your oven can and will lie to ...

Make Better Chocolate Chip Cookies With This Simple Ingredient

This is the kind of chocolate that will satisfy the serious chocoholic.
When it comes to cookies, the most popular of all the cookies may just be the chocolate chip cookie. This American cookie creation will always be an instant hit with anyone who loves chocolate! There are chunks in every bite and depending on what ...

You Can't Skip This Step If You're Making Cookies

This tip is usually for cooking but is just as important in baking, too.
Baking cookies is one of the easiest baking recipes anybody can make. Basic cookie recipes are some of the most fool-proof of baking recipes, too. That's not to say that there are cookie recipes that are not complicated.However, no matter what kind of ...

Everything You Need to Know About Making Delicious Chocolate Cake

Everyone loves chocolate cake. Here's how to make the best one ever.
A chocolate cake is one of those cakes that has the reputation to be unforgettably delicious and sometimes, unbelievably disappointing. There's no fine line between the two feelings! The most delicious chocolate cake recipes are incredibly moist, fudgy, and powerfully chocolatey. If you need a helping ...

What Happens When You Don't Preheat Your Oven

There are a few reasons this is important, all which matter to your batter.
Imagine this: you whip up a cake batter according to that great cake recipe you know is going to be delicious, pour it into the prepared baking pans, and insert the pans into the oven. You turn on the oven and wait for your cake to ...

This Is The Easiest Way To Frost A Layered Cake

Making a cake is intimidating enough. Here's how to easily make it pretty.
You did it! You baked a beautiful cake! The cake is baked perfectly and the only thing missing is the frosting.If you're an advanced baker, you know how to prepare your cake already. You know that you need to cool your cakes completely, out of the ...

How To Choose The Best Baking Sheets And Pans

These tips will help you choose the best kind of bakeware.
Baking sheets and pans are the most basic equipment for any baker. Whether you're a new baker or a more experienced one, you will probably need some kind of baking sheet or baking pan to make your baked goods. These bakeware come in many ...

Everything You Need to Know When Making Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a basic cookie recipe!
Would you believe that the chocolate chip cookie recipe is the basic cookie recipe you need to master to make other cookies? It is! There are so many lessons to learn when making this cookie that if you do master it, you can make ...

KITCHEN TRICKS: This Is How You Melt Chocolate Without A Microwave

Heads up, bakers! This works.
Anyone who loves anything chocolate knows that some of the best chocolate desserts are made with real chocolate! Luscious, creamy, and silky melted chocolate, when added to baked goods or even no-cook recipes taste even more delicious when its added in. Brownies are ...

Replace Eggs In Cake Recipes With These Easy Swaps

Out of eggs? Here's what you can use instead.
We usually don't recommend substituting ingredients in baking recipes. Why? Because baking is a science. There's a reason for each ingredient and even why each ingredient is precisely measured. Both of these things combined is how you achieve baking perfection.Sure, not everyone has measuring tools ...

You Can Easily Bake These Cakes Without A Mixer

These cake recipes are so easy.
We admit. Cake recipes can be intimidating to make. Cake recipes have to be made with precision since measurements of the ingredients need to be exact.These recipes sometimes need special equipment. A weighing scale is the most precise way to measure ingredients but these ...

This Is How You Can Instantly Add More Flavor To Cakes

This ingredient is an easy swap in cake recipes.
What's your favorite flavor of cake? Is it a classic vanilla cake or moist chocolate cake? Maybe you like a combination of both vanilla and chocolate flavors? Perhaps you're a fan of the warm, dark red hue of the red velvet cake with its cream ...

Everything You Need To Know About Steaming

Steaming can be one of the easiest ways to cook.
Steaming can be one of the easiest ways to cook. Almost any food can be steamed. From asparagus and chicken breast fillets to pudding and zucchini, steaming is a gentle way to heat food until cooked through. You may already know how to steam food ...

Everything You Need To Know About Toaster Ovens

Know your toaster oven so you can do more with it.
Most homes have a toaster oven. It's basically an upright toaster with a bigger capacity so it’s more capable of toasting more than just bread slices. Since a toaster oven can accommodate bulky pastries, such as pandesal, Spanish bread, monay, and even croissants, it ...
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