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3 Easy Ways to Make Cake Pops Without a Mold

Cake pops are an extremely popular dessert and the reasons are clear- they are versatile, delicious and actually quite easy to make. You may have seen cake pop molds in stores that help you make perfect cake pops. However, do you really need to buy a cake pop mold? Absolutely not! There are plenty of ways to make cake pops …

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7 Creative Ways to Fill Cupcakes (Without Buying a Tool)

Let’s face it, there is always a way to make your cupcakes better. One easy way to take those cupcakes from good to absolutely fantastic is to fill them with delicious fillings. How, exactly, do you do that? There are actually a number of ways you can fill cupcakes which means that no matter what your skill level, no matter …

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What to Do with Leftover Pie Crust (9 Creative Ideas)

When you make a pie crust from scratch, it is always a good idea to over estimate how much dough you will need. You want to be sure you will have enough pie crust dough to cover your pie pan, and there is plenty you can do with leftover pie crust dough. So, make a double batch, cover that pie …

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What to Do with Leftover Bread (10 Ideas to Try at Home)

The sad truth about bread is that it doesn’t stay fresh for very long. That beautiful loaf of sourdough gets hard after a day or two and that tasty, soft sliced bread gets crunchy all too quickly. It is such a shame! However, you should never, ever throw away leftover bread! There is so much you can do with old …

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How to Keep Bread From Molding (13 Must-Know Tips)

There’s really nothing better than a fresh loaf of bread for sandwiches or to spread with butter and homemade jam to have with a cup of tea. Whether I’ve baked the bread myself, or picked up a loaf at the specialty bakery, I always have bread in my kitchen. One of the problems I have with bread is how to …

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7 Foolproof Ways to Store Brownies and Keep Them Fresh

So you just made a batch of perfect brownies. They are amazing, they are delicious, they are the best brownies that you have ever tasted. You could probably eat the whole batch but it is probably a better idea to save some for later. However, you want them to be just as fantastic the next day. So what is the …

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How to Keep Muffins Fresh (5 Simple Methods)

Whether you’re baking healthy muffins for breakfast that are filled with whole grains, nuts, and dried fruits or baking up a batch of delicious sweet banana chocolate chip muffins for a snack or dessert, once they’re baked you want to keep them as fresh as possible for as long as you can. One of the storage problems with muffins is …

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How to Make Macarons Without an Oven

Making perfect macarons is a tricky thing to do. Even the most experiences pastry chefs sometimes find macarons to be a challenge. The shells can crack, they can come out lumpy, they can be too dry and they can spread too thin- so much can go wrong! However, once you perfect the macaron shell, you will be blessed with one …