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How to Measure Cake Ingredients Without Scales

One of the most accurate ways to measure ingredients when you are making a cake is to use a scale. Making a cake is such a precise science that you really want the ingredients to be as accurately measured as possible which is why many professional chefs and baking enthusiast prefer to weigh ingredients rather than use cups and measuring …

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5 Simple Ways to Thin Candy Melts

Candy melts are a fantastic chocolate creation that allows you to easily melt chocolate and create delicious treats. However, if you have ever used candy melts, you may have found that when melted, they can still have a very thick consistency, making dipping the treats difficult to do. When you want to get a nice smooth candy coating using candy …

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7 Simple Egg Substitutes You Can Use in Cake Mixes

Boxed cake mixes are so incredibly convenient. They are quick to put together, fast to bake and give you a fresh, delicious cake that would make anyone’s mouth water. However, most cake mixes require the addition of eggs in order to make the batter. But what if you do not have eggs on hand? Or perhaps you are following a …

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9 Simple Methods to Get Muffins out of a Stuck Pan

Muffins aren’t just for breakfast, at least not in our house. My family enjoys muffins at any time of the day, for all occasions – sweet or savory. But there’s nothing more frustrating than baking up some of my favorite muffins and having difficulty getting them out of the pan. So, I’ve gathered a few of the best ways to …

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How to Make Brownies Without an Oven (5 Alternative Methods)

When I’m in the mood for a comforting treat, my go-to is definitely brownies. Chocolaty, rich, moist, and oh so delicious. And of course, everyone I know loves brownies as much as I do. However, whipping up a batch of brownies takes time and in the heat of summer I’m often hesitant to turn on my oven in the middle …

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14 Unusual Baking Ingredients (To Turn Ordinary into Unique)

If you are an avid baker or even just a casual baker, you are definitely familiar with sugar, flour and butter. You know that sugar adds sweetness to your baked goods and flour adds stability. Butter adds delicious fat that makes baked goods melt in your mouth. Sure, these classic and necessary ingredients are amazing but maybe you are looking …