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How to Make Bread Without Yeast or Baking Powder

One of the great things about baking real bread at home is that it requires so few ingredients – flour, water, salt and leaven. That’s it! The addition of baker’s yeast is the most common way to leaven a loaf of bread, with the loaf being made to rise through the power of fermentation. Soda bread, on the other hand, uses …

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How to Make Your Brownies More Cake Like

Among the many baking mysteries that exist out there, I feel like “how do you make brownies more cake-like?” is one of those million dollar questions. Whether you prefer fudge-y brownies or cake-y brownies, most people have a preference and it’s good to know what changes you can make to achieve either effect. Personally, I love both and as a …

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4 Easy Ways You Can Frost Your Cupcakes Today Without a Tip

A cupcake is the epitome of American desserts. With the fluffy cake base and the smooth, luscious piped frosting, the cupcake is truly a versatile and delicious dessert. When you see a cupcake at the store or in a bakery, one tends to admire the sheer perfection of the frosting on top. Whether it be a round dome of frosting, …

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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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How to Mix Cake Batter Without a Mixer

If you’re new to baking, making a cake can be a bit intimidating. After all, just making one small mistake with the ingredients or prep can completely ruin all of the hard work you put in. If you’ve never baked a cake before, you’re probably under the assumption that you need one of those fancy (and expensive) stand mixers to …