Follow the Recipe
If you had to boil this article down to a single tip, this would be it. Everything from preheating the oven to whether or not you should grease the pan is already in the recipe. Yes, you often need to grease your pan. But sometimes you shouldn’t. Ditto when it comes to using room temperature butter versus cold. But rather than holding all that knowledge in your head, along with the various exceptions to each rule, and the exceptions to the exceptions, just do what the recipe says. That, after all, is what it’s there for.
Measure Your Ingredients Properly
That means weighing them. This mostly refers to the flour, since it’s
What’s a fun-filled celebration without cake?
I love any excuse to eat it: at birthday parties, weddings, graduation celebrations, or just a random weekday dessert splurge.
But before ripping off the candles and diving into a colorful pool of icing and sprinkles, let’s bring it back to the basics.
We’re going to share our favorite tips and tricks to help you make the most delicious cake possible.
With our guide to ingredients, tools and equipment, and baking and cooling advice, you’ll be making cakes like a seasoned pro before you know it.
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FOLLOW THESE KEY TIPS FOR THE BEST DESSERTS
I know from plenty of personal experience that baking can be complicated.
Especially when it comes to making cakes.
Sometimes, the perfectly fluffy, beautifully risen rounds of joy you were hoping to bake just don’t turn out.
Sometimes, you will find yourself crouched in …Learn More →