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37 Unique Gifts for Bakers Who Have It All

It’s that time of year again when everyone is frantically thinking of the best gifts to get for everyone in their lives. Maybe you know a few people who love to bake and want to get them a gift that will go well with their passion for the kitchen. But what to get a baker? You don’t want to get …

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25 Must-Know Baking Tips and Tricks for Home Bakers

There is a lot to learn when you are beginning to learn to bake, and it can be helpful to know a few tips and tricks from seasoned experts to help you along your way. Here we have collected twenty-five tips that will set you off on the right foot, and make sure that you don’t make the same mistakes …

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Baking Essentials for Beginners (Principles, Tools, and Ingredients)

When you are new to baking the whole process can seem very alien, and taking the steps towards learning it a little daunting. Unlike in general cooking, some quite complicated chemistry is involved, and it helps if you have an idea of some of the basic principles before you start. Below we have outlined some of the essential baking principles, …

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20 Best Baking T-Shirts

Whether it’s for yourself or a gift for a loved one, t-shirts are the perfect way to express your passions and interests to those around you. If you love to bake, you’re probably always thinking about the last thing you made or the next idea that you have. When you wear a baking shirt, it makes it easy to strike …

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3 Creative Ways to Make a Cake Without an Oven

Have a birthday coming up? No time to stick a cake in the oven? No oven to bake the cake in? No problem. There are many alternatives for making cakes without an oven. These include ways in which to bake a normal cake using other methods, as well as making a cake out of different ingredients. Either way, you’ll have …

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3 Creative Hacks to Bake Cookies Without an Oven

You need to make cookies. Maybe your child has a birthday party at school tomorrow, maybe you need a dish to pass for the family reunion, or maybe you simply have a hankering for some cookies. Regardless of why you need to make cookies, the fact is that you do and as luck would have it, your oven is not …

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5 Best Baking Stones for Perfect Bread

You may well have questioned why your efforts at homemade bread or pizza do not come out the same as the one from the pizzeria or bakery. Well, there is a fairly simple reason to that- it is something called a baking stone. A baking stone is a portable natural stone surface used to bake goods. It is intended to …

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9 Common Cake Baking Problems and Solutions

We all know that baking doesn’t always go as planned. You want to make a nice fluffy cake and you end up with a dense block that barely resembles a cake. Or, your cake looks perfectly golden brown and when you go to take it out of the pan, you realize the middle is still completely unbaked. What to do?!? …

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5 Best Hand Mixers for Cookie Dough

Before there were any mixers, whether hand or stand, all mixing and beating was done by hand. And even today, if you don’t have an electric mixer of any sort, you can still follow a recipe all the way. However, electric mixers have made the job of mixing dough a lot quicker and easier. There are a few different types …

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4 Must Have KitchenAid Mixer Attachments and Their Uses

When most of us think of KitchenAid stand mixers, we envision the process of making that perfect cookie batter, icing, or bread dough. While these are definitely some of my favorite ways to use my mixer, over the years, I’ve also begun to appreciate some of its other amazing capabilities. There are some optional attachments which can transform your stand …

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15 Baking Gifts For Ambitious Tweens

Anyone who has a tween in their life knows that kids in this age group fall in love with hobbies quickly. They may make one batch of cupcakes and instantly want to be a baker! How awesome it must be to put yourself into a project so completely and with such excitement! It’s time to encourage any expert baker tweens …

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5 Best Dough Kneading Machines for Home Bread Bakers

If you’re searching for the best bread maker available online for kneading dough, you’ve come to the right place. But before we get into our recommendations, let’s learn a little about the process and what you should look for when choosing a bread maker. If you prefer, jump straight to our top picks. Kneading bread dough has a long history …

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12 Thoughtful Baking Gifts for Kids (to Support Their Passion)

Do you have a budding baker? A muffin maven? A potential pastry chef? Encourage those fledgling talents in your child by giving them a gift catering exclusively to their interest in baking. Whether you are looking for an idea for birthdays, holidays, or just because, you can’t go wrong with these baking gifts for kids. 1 – Recipe Books Basically …

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5 Best Bread Machines (for Making Pizza Dough)

When most people hear “bread machine” they think freshly baked, homemade bread and not much else. However, the bread machine can do so much more than simply bake bread. In fact, it is one of the most versatile appliances to have in the kitchen that can not only bake you bread but also give you perfectly prepared pizza dough. The …

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11 Creative Uses for Your Leftover Cake Batter and Trimmings

Only true cake bakers know how wasteful making a cake can be. Sometimes the recipe can be too large and you end up with way too much batter. Other times, you find yourself throwing away the tops of the cake after leveling it to be decorated. And if you have ever carved a cake into a complex shape, you know …