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Everything You Need To Know About Using Butter

Delve into the magic of butter.
Butter is an amazing ingredient. There are plenty of different kinds of fat used for cooking, but none are as amazing as butter. That’s why we want you to use it like a pro. Here's how you can do just that: When a ...

Did Your Cake Sink? Here's What You Can Do

We have some tips.
Are you making cream puff, chiffon, souffle, or a cupcake? Then you might be looking for a gorgeous dome. Sadly, you might have experienced them deflating on you. It’s just sad when that happens.Here are the reasons why your cake deflated and ...

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking With Eggs

Love eggs? Learn everything you need to know about it.
If there’s one thing you can probably eat every single day of your life, it’s eggs. It’s affordable, it’s easy to cook, and it can be so delicious. That’s what makes eggs so important to master. If you’re going to use it ...

How To Turn A Cake Into A Cupcake Recipe

Make mini versions of your favorite cake!
Do you have an awesome cake recipe you want to give away to friends? Are you unsatisfied with the current cupcake recipes you have? Well, it’s quite easy to turn your cake into cupcakes! With this trick, you can make almost any ...

What You Can Do To Avoid Overcooking Cookies + Brownies

Stop making hard cookies and brownies.
If you’re brave enough to start baking, you deserve a delicious reward! Biting into a gooey, molten, and perfectly baked disc or square with an irresistible aroma of vanilla and chocolate notes is nearly heavenly.Sadly, one of the easiest things to do ...

The Secret Ingredient Swap To Make Your Desserts Less Sweet

You'll get even more flavor, too!
Sugar plays a big role in your desserts. It not only offers sweetness, but it also gives moisture and stability to your baked goods. That's because sugar is a wet ingredient, not a dry ingredient. For example, if you remove the sugar in a chocolate ...

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying An Expensive Stand Mixer

It depends on what kind of baker you are.
There’s no doubt about it that those fancy, expensive stand mixers ranging from P24,000 and up are gorgeous and super handy. That shiny enamel coat calls out to you each time you see it. Whether or not you should buy an expensive ...

What To Do When Your Cookies Are Dry

It's time to get to the bottom of this!
If you’ve tried baking cookies, it’s not unusual to end up with dry, tough cookies. It’s good to know that you’re not alone, and there are many solutions to this problem. First off, let’s figure out what you can do with your ...

Why You Shouldn't Skip The "Sifting" Step

Do your desserts right with this step.
If you’ve ever tried baking, you’ve no doubt come across the word “sift.” Maybe you didn’t understand what it meant or maybe you didn’t have a sifter or sieve, so you might have skipped it altogether.For most recipes, this may not yield ...

All The Mistakes You're Making With Whipped Cream + What To Do

When your whipping cream won't whip to stiff peaks, you're doing one of these mistakes.
Are you still wondering what whipping cream is? If you are, you're probably one of the many people who still ask is this question: The safest answer is "yes" and "no". It all depends on what you're going to use it for. There are ...

How To Measure Your Ingredients For Baking

These basic steps will help you bake consistently good treats.
Unlike cooking, once you put your mixture into the oven, you won’t be able to change its taste and texture. That might scare a few people from baking but actually, it’s an easy problem to solve. All you need to make sure ...

Here's What You Need To Know About Powdered Sugar vs. Confectioner's Sugar

So you know what type of sugar you are grabbing at the store.
The world of baking is hard enough without the ingredients confusing you, too. If you’ve always wondered what powdered sugar is and how it’s different from confectioner’s sugar, here are all the details you need to know:That’s right. It’s the same thing. ...

To Grease Or Not To Grease: How To Master This Baking Step

What it means and when you should do it.
Some recipes can get tricky: you are almost always told to preheat the oven but sometimes, you’re not told to grease the cake pan or to even line the bottom with parchment paper. So, how do you know if you should or ...

Use These Emergency Substitutions For All Your Noche Buena Preps

Avoid a cooking or baking failure with these easy ingredient hacks!
For those times when you can't go far to find a supermarket or grocery, but instead, find a sari-sari store around the corner, try these easy ingredient substitutes for what you need:1 buttermilk = 1 tablespoon vinegar + 1/2 cup evaporated milk ...

Out Of Eggs? Use These Egg Substitutes

Baking season is here but should you never run out of eggs.
If you're baking for the holidays, you'll be using lots of eggs. So, when tragedy strikes and you find you have suddenly run out of eggs to make your favorite holiday cookie or your cake, there are two simple ingredient substitutes you can use ...

This Is The Only Type Of Cake Pan You Need

It’s also the least expensive and most common variety on the market.
It’s a common newbie mistake thinking that the best cake pan is the nonstick variety. The cheesecake pan, also called a springform pan, is usually a nonstick cake pan with a removable bottom and sides which are clamped.While this is the ideal pan ...

Do These Tiny Tweaks To Make Your Baking Life Easier

Keep these tips in mind!
The sweet life can be made sweeter if you remember to do these tiny tasks before every baking project. Not only will you save time, but you will also prevent doing something that could jeopardize the success of your dish!Take a minute ...

Here's How You Can Avoid These Scary Kitchen Experiences!

What are you going to do when it happens to you?
A horrifying experience doesn’t always happen when you look under your bed, glancing at reflective surfaces, or waking up during the devil's hour (3:00 a.m). Sometimes, it happens in the kitchen when you tend to overlook the simplest of things–resulting in a ...

This Is How You Can Tell If Your Cheesecake Is Baked Through

Knowing when to take the cheesecake out of the oven is a skill you’ll need to learn.
If you love cheesecakes, there are good reasons why you should be baking cheesecakes at home. Here are a few: You know exactly what goes into your cheesecake. You don’t have to be stingy about ingredients and can use the best quality ...

This Is How To Transform Any Baked Dessert To A Chocolate Treat

Changing a recipe from vanilla to chocolate isn't as easy as just adding it in.
It seems like a simple addition: just add unsweetened baking cocoa powder to your batter and voila: you’ve made a chocolate dessert. Unfortunately, the science of baking isn’t as simple as that. You may need to make a few adjustments to your tried ...
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