Recipes

Tips for Beginner Bakers

Read the Complete Recipe
Read the Complete Recipe

Read the recipe and understand it carefully. Baking should be done with care and whatever the recipe, when baking is required, you need to be very careful about it.

Gather all the ingredients and Tools Needed
Gather all the ingredients and Tools Needed

Before beginning the recipe, take out all the things required and double check whether you have everything. It would be worse when you realize that you missed something in halfway through preparing the recipe.

Bring down the Ingredients to Normal Room Temperature
Bring down the Ingredients to Normal Room Temperature

Ingredients like eggs and butter need to be at room temperature for making a recipe. Store them out several hours prior making a recipe.

Prepare Cake Pans and Cookie Sheets Properly
Prepare Cake Pans and Cookie Sheets Properly

Recipe may call for the cake pan to be greased or the cookie sheet to be topped with parchment paper. This saves you from sticky, broken or burnt cookies or confections.

Preheat Oven
Preheat Oven

Some of the recipes demand of preheating the oven at the beginning of the recipe.

Use Dry and Liquid Measuring Cups
Use Dry and Liquid Measuring Cups

Use nested dry measuring cups for measuring flour, sugar, chocolate chips and nuts. Likewise use a liquid measuring cup for milk and water.

Combine Ingredients According to Recipe
Combine Ingredients According to Recipe

When you combine the ingredients, carefully add ingredients one by one in the bowl. Do not dump all together.

Set a Timer
Set a Timer

Once you keep the pan into the oven, set a timer. There are chances to forget when you keep track of time in your mind. Keep a device that rings in a loud alarm so that your efforts will not be ruined unnecessarily.

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