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Can You Substitute Olive Oil for Vegetable Oil in Brownies?

We have all been there. You start making brownies and realize you are missing a key ingredient. Whether you are out of eggs, have no chocolate or have the wrong kind of oil, you may need to get creative every now and then! However, what about a simple issue, like if your brownie recipe asks for vegetable oil but all …

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Can I Use Baking Soda Instead of Baking Powder? (Or Vice Versa?)

If you have ever wondered if you can use baking soda instead of baking powder, you are not alone. Many people have asked this question and it is a good one! After all, what is the difference between baking soda and baking powder anyway? Are they interchangeable? What function do the play in baking? All of these questions (and more) …

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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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Baking with Whole Wheat Flour (6 Practical Tips to Fool Your Guests)

Baking with whole wheat flour has become quite popular in the past few years as people are becoming more and more health conscious. Opting to use whole wheat flour rather than white, bleached, all purpose flour will not only have a large nutritional impact on your baking but it will also change your baked goods dramatically. Take a look at …

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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 …