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How to Thicken Pudding (Plus What Makes It Watery)

Pudding is a dish that people all across the world love for its light texture and its decadent flavoring. Because of this, many people try to make pudding themselves. When they do this, they find that making pudding isn’t nearly as simple as some people think that it can be. There are a lot of steps involved in making pudding …

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How to Make Biscuits Without an Oven (Two Simple Methods)

One thing that nobody really anticipates happening is having his or her oven stop working or be out of commission for a period of time. Whether your oven needs repairs or you simply just need to fix something inside of it, there will come a time when you cannot use your oven. What this means is that you will eventually …

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How to Store Cake Pops (Before or After Dipping)

Cake pops are a perfect addition to any dessert tables, an ideal party favor and a treat that everyone just loves- who wouldn’t want to eat cake covered in chocolate on a convenient stick?! Cake pops can be made to fit into any theme, crafted in any color or shape imaginable, and you can easily make them ahead of time, …

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How to Store Pumpkin Pie (To Keep It Fresh and Safe)

After making a beautiful, fresh, homemade pumpkin pie, you may indulge in a few slices right away but then be left with the remaining pie. You are definitely going to want more later! So what is the best way to store pumpkin pie? Let’s find out! Take a look at this article to learn exactly how to store pumpkin pie …

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How to Bake Without Sugar (Using Fruit, Sweeteners, or Other Alternatives)

When you think of the most common ingredients that go into baked goods, you likely automatically think of sugar. Sugar is a very common ingredient in almost all baking recipes and it may even be hard to imagine baking without sugar. However, it definitely is possible to avoid using sugar, finding alternative ways to sweeten a recipe or to skip …

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Marshmallow Fondant vs. Regular Fondant (Which Is Better?)

Fondant is a type of cake icing that can be used to mold or sculpt cakes, cupcakes, or pastries. It can be rolled or poured with the poured variation being more common for fillings and the rolled variant more common for covering cakes and other baked goods. It has a texture that is similar to clay and it is what …

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How to Thicken Frosting, Icing, and Ganache

There are so many kinds of frosting and icings out there that it takes a culinary degree to know how to make them all perfectly. If you aren’t a professional pastry chef (or maybe even if you are!), you may occasionally find that your frostings, icings and ganaches are a little too runny or not quite the consistency that you …