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Sour Cream in Cake Mix (4 Reasons You Should Try It)

Baking a basic cake uses general ingredients that most people have on hand in their cupboard and fridge. For example, a cake can be baked with flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. This is simple enough. However, people are always looking at and using variations to change to flavor, moisture, texture, and fluffiness of their cakes. There are many ingredients that …

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5 Tips to Try with Pizza Dough That Won’t Stretch

There’s nothing like a pizza made at home. You can put anything you like on it and enjoy it with family and friends at any time of the year. Pizza dough can be something of a challenge though. The elastic and stretchy pizza dough has to be made in just the right way so that it works as a pizza …

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6 Easy Methods to Defrost Frozen Pizza Dough

You can store pizza dough in the freezer, and it will last for one or two months. When you are ready to defrost it, it is important to try to avoid using a microwave or any method that might partially cook the dough. The best way to defrost pizza dough is to use a cold defrosting method. Once you defrost …

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How to Make Cookies Chewy (Hint: Ingredients Matter)

There are two types of people in this world: crunchy cookie people and chewy cookie people. To all those who love chewy cookies, this is the article for you! I have tons of tips and tricks to help make your cookies perfectly chewy, even keeping them chewy for days after they bake. Chewy cookie lovers rejoice! All cookies can be …

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5 Effective Ways to Cut Brownies Cleanly (Every Time)

After you make a perfect tray of brownies, you have reached one of the most challenging parts of baking brownies- cutting them! Cutting brownies incorrectly can mean that your beautifully baked brownies end up looking like a mess. You don’t want this to happen! Luckily, I have some great tips and tricks for you to learn to cut brownies cleanly, …

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Dairy Free Baking (Tips and Ingredient Swaps That’ll Fool Your Guests)

Dairy free baking is great for many reasons but it can be a little tricky. Some dairy substitutes act differently than traditional dairy products do when baked. In order to get the perfect texture and taste in your dairy free baked goods, there are a few things you should learn! This article will help you discover everything you need to …

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6 Delicious Things to Do With Leftover Cookies or Cookie Dough

Did you make a big batch of cookies and now you have leftovers? Well consider yourself lucky! Not many people have leftover cookies and there is so much you can do with them. Having leftover cookies is a blessing and they will definitely not go to waste. Try one of these awesome ideas to use them in a creative and …

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10 Useful Tips for Baking in High Humidity

Just when you think you’ve perfected your favorite baking recipes, along comes a rainy, humid day. Or maybe you live where high humidity is the natural environment. Moisture in the air from the high humidity can change completely the outcome of any recipe. Muffins may be flat and under baked and that Devil’s Chocolate Cake that’s your signature recipe may …