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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 ...

This Is Why Being Paranoid About Your Oven Is A Good Thing

You are not alone.
Are you a newbie baker? Did you just buy your first oven and are ready to get baking? Before you start your first baking project, however, here is some useful baking advice to help your first batch of cookies or cupcakes be the big ...

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 ...

What Is Caster Sugar + How Do You Use It

This superfine sugar can make baking easier.
Caster sugar is surely an ingredient you came across while baking. If you got stumped about what this specialized sugar is, don't worry. You're not the only one who wondered what this kind of sugar could be. In the simplest terms, caster sugar is basically white ...

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 ...
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