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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Have you ever wanted to make homemade buttercream frosting for your cake, but thought it would be too hard to make? Well, it’s actually incredibly easy to make! Check out our short video to see just how easy it is. All you need is 4 ingredients: Powdered sugar Butter Milk Vanilla extract For this recipe, I used 1/2 cup (1 …

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How Does a Bread Machine Work?

When you think of making bread, your mind will think of the whole process of mixing the ingredients, kneading the dough, letting the dough rise, and finally baking it. Baking bread by hand requires meticulous observation of the bread as it rises and bakes, and it can be a time-consuming process. With a bread machine, all of your problems are …

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DIY Galaxy Frosting Recipe

Have you seen all of the super cool galaxy frosted or glazed treats on Pinterest and wondered how they do that? We used our Buttercream Frosting Recipe to try making our own and I gotta say, it turned out pretty cool! Once you have your frosting made, color the frosting with Wilton Icing Colors or a similar product. These gel …

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3 Creative Ways to Make Macarons Without Almond Flour

Nut allergies seem to be everywhere in today’s world. Entire schools have banned nuts, nut products, and even nut adjacent products! All kidding aside, a nut allergy can be very dangerous… deadly even! Before, those people were doomed to never taste the sweet, heavenly goodness that is a macaron. Made with almond flour, these sweet treats are off the menu …

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What’s the Difference Between Cake and Pastry?

Cakes and pastries. Whether home-made or bought from a store or bakery, forms of these sweet treats can be found in cultures across the globe – it seems that the soft spot we have for them is universal. You are not alone however if you have ever wondered what the difference is exactly between cakes and pastries, given that each …

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Reasons Why You Need a Stand Mixer (and 3 Alternatives)?

When you think of baking, you often assume that you need a stand mixer for whatever product you’re creating. Sometimes this is true, sometimes it’s not. Having a stand mixer is invaluable when it comes to baking, and it makes the process a whole lot easier: it mixes ingredients quickly, efficiently, and thoroughly. A stand mixer isn’t required for a …

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3 Creative Ways to Make a Cake Without an Oven

Have a birthday coming up? No time to stick a cake in the oven? No oven to bake the cake in? No problem. There are many alternatives for making cakes without an oven. These include ways in which to bake a normal cake using other methods, as well as making a cake out of different ingredients. Either way, you’ll have …

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5 Simple Substitutes for Pie Weights

So you’ve decided to make your family a delicious summer fruit tart, or take advantage of the fall’s harvest by baking a sweet pumpkin pie, but there’s just one snag… the recipe calls for blind baking the crust and the addition of pie weights, and that’s not something you keep hanging around your kitchen. But don’t fear. While there’s a …