Frosting is fantastic! I just go crazy for it. It is the perfect outlet if you feel like getting creative with colours, shapes, flavours, and more. Aside from the aesthetics, using frosting adds additional flavours to cupcakes, cakes, and desserts and it extends the shelf life of your baked goods. If you are new to […]
Making the perfect cake is easy as long as you know how to. But I guess that is true for making just about everything. In this article, you will find a, hopefully, useful list with all the tips and tricks I have picked up along the way on my quest for cake perfection.
What is the difference between cupcakes and muffins? There are no strict rules on when you are allowed to call your baked goods either a cupcake or a muffin. It is not like it is with champagne, a baker does not have to make a cupcake according to a very particular process in a defined […]
For recipes flavoured with vanilla, the best flavour experience will be achieved by using vanilla pods. Using vanilla extract is cheaper and a bit more convenient when preparing your desserts or baked goods, but once you try using real vanilla pods, you will appreciate the difference.
Do your cookies sometimes not turn out exactly how you had hoped? Don’t worry, here are some tips and tricks to make sure all your cookie baking adventures are successful and leave you with the perfect cookies! The tips and tricks in this article are founded on the science behind baking and a lot of […]
As an enthusiastic baker, is there anything more satisfying than making the perfect cupcake? A nice, moist cupcake, a delicious filling and a gorgeous topping! In this article, you can find some great tips to help you out while you are working on those yummy cupcakes.
If you are a frequent baker, it is likely that you have all the ingredients for a delicious cake in your kitchen. Cake is always a crowd-pleaser, so it is an ideal go-to treat for unexpected company. Good cake is obviously baked long enough for the batter not to be raw anymore, but not too long so […]
When you have a peanut allergy, a warning on a food label could potentially save your life. If you are lactose intolerant, you will be thankful when your food labels let you know up front that the product contains lactose. Sometimes, however, information on packaging is less about informing you and more about selling products. Things […]
Most of us have a bit of a sweet tooth. We have to face it though; the things we love so much will never be as healthy as vegetables or fruits are. That does not mean, however, you should live on a diet of carrots and blueberries alone.