A Newbie's Guide to Baking Essentials

Ready to take on baking? We have a list of must-haves for your baking space.
New to baking? We've listed the baking gear you will need to get started!1. Rubber SpatulaYou will come across countless recipes that read something like, “Scrape down the sides of the bowl.” A rubber or silicone spatula will flawlessly get this job ...

15 Secrets to Baking the Best Cakes

We spill on how you can make your best cake yet!
When it comes to baking, hit or miss is not an option. Get started on making the best versions of your cake creations by following these tips:Mise en Place 1. Use the right ingredients Use the right kind of flour. If the recipe calls ...

Hey, Home Baker! You Need to Stock Up on These 5 Ingredients

You need more than just flour, butter, eggs, and sugar!
Starting your baking journey? Make sure your pantry is stocked not only with flour, butter, eggs, and sugar, but also with these five ingredients! 1 Baking Soda Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, is used as a leavening agent. when it’s mixed into batters ...

Tip of the Week: An Easy Way to Decorate Cake

Decorating is a piece of cake!
Prettify a plain cake or cupcake with this brilliant trick! Simply use cookie cutters as a design stencil. Arrange the cookie cutters on top of the cake and fill with colorful sprinkles, chocolate  chips, chopped nuts, or cut-up candies. Spell out a ...

Your Cheat Sheet to Baking Cookies

Chewy cookies turned crispy? Here’s a quick guide on how to get cookie-baking right.
.Not all cookies are created equal. Here’s a quick guide on how to make and bake cookies just the way you like ‘em: If you want crispy cookies: Use granulated white sugar.Use butter as fat.Bake cookies completely.Store properly in air-tight containers.If you want ...

Tip of the Week: How to Cook and Bake with Eggs Wisely

Don't ruin the rest of your ingredients with rotten eggs!
Always crack an egg in a separate bowl before adding it to the batter or to the other ingredients. This way, you can check the freshness of the egg first, avoiding the possibility of ruining the rest of the batter if the ...

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are heavenly! Learn how to make them at home.
Never underestimate the cinnamon roll: soft, buttery, with just the right amount of spice and sugar, these baked treats (better when eaten fresh out out of the oven!) make breakfast or afternoon snacks so much better.  Learn to make them at home ...

A Baking Newbie's Guide to Substituting Ingredients

We school you on how to substitute baking ingredients properly.
Here are some ingredient substitutions that might come in handy the next time you find yourself in a baking fix: 1 cup cake flour  =  1 cup minus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 cup all-purpose flour =  1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake ...'s Newbie's Guide to Baking

Everything you wanted to know—from equipment, baking essentials, and recipes—to get you started in the kitchen!
Thinking about learning how to bake? Or looking to step up your cake-baking game? We've rounded up lessons, tips and secrets you need to know to make your best batch of cookies or that show-stopping cake yet! Pantry Essentials and Equipment Starting ...

8 Tips to Baking Really Great Brownies

#BakingGoal: make the best batch of brownies.
1. Don't scrimp on the chocolate! Now is the time to bring out the good quality dark chocolate bar. Remember: when making brownies, chocolate should be the hero. 2. Always line your pan with parchment paper or wax baking paper. This will help ...

WATCH: How to Cut Parchment Paper for Baking

Unsure how to measure and cut parchment paper?
.Brush up on your baking basics: learn how to cut parchment paper before you start preheating your oven.ALSO READ:   ...

WATCH: How to Measure Flour

Measuring flour properly is a crucial step in baking. Make sure you're doing it right!
Make sure you use a measuring cup for dry ingredients. Scooping the flour with your measuring cup packs the flour in so it's best to have a spoon handy to aerate the flour in the container and scoop it into your measuring ...

WATCH: How to Measure Brown Sugar

Are you measuring brown sugar right?
Properly measured brown sugar holds the shape of the measuring cup even when it's turned out. Watch the video for tips to make sure you're adding the right amount of brown sugar to your dishes and baked treats. ALSO READ: WATCH: How ...

WATCH: How to Measure Sticky Ingredients

Always have a hard time measuring honey? We have solutions to this sticky problem.
Honey and other sticky ingredients are a bit difficult to measure. We have a nifty tip to make it easier!ALSO READ:  ...

WATCH: Decorate a Cake Using Breakfast Cereal

Breakfast cereal adds a fun twist to your celebration cake!
Breakfast cereal can be used to make a fun and colorful cake!  ALSO READ: Visit our YouTube channel for more videos, recipes, and step-by-step guides: ...

WATCH: How to Decorate a Funfetti Cake

So easy: make a cake party-ready by adding colorful and festive candy sprinkles!
Candy sprinkles, lollipops, and marshmallows are an easy way to jazz up a celebration cake! ALSO READ:WATCH: Decorate a Cake Using Candy BarsWATCH: Decorate a Cake Using Breakfast CerealHow to Frost a Cake the Right Way Tip of the Week: An Easy Way ...
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