Everyone has their favourite food and ingredients. Both of these may change over time (let me tell you how happy I am that a spoon full of butter, dipped in sugar sounds incredibly unappealing at this point in my life) but when you cook your own meals, there are several ingredients and products that will […]
Muffins! Who doesn’t love a good muffin? But how do you get them exactly right? Not dry, not too sweet but just perfect. Keep reading, and you will know how in no time!
One of the most disappointing things that can happen when you have spent an hour or so in the kitchen, trying to make something delicious, is your creation sticking to the bottom of the pan. You can grease the inside before you fill the baking pan or you can use a knife to cut along […]
For a lot of delicious recipes, chocolate is listed on the recipe list. Now and then you will need to melt the chocolate before you can use it as an ingredient. Some bakers are hesitant when chocolate has to be melted because they have had some bad experiences. Maybe you are a starting baker and this […]
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.