By Caro Quickly & accurately cut rounds of parchment paper to fit round cake pans or baking dishes. 4 simple quick steps for better lining of cake pans. Why Do This? Accurate – more accurate than free-hand cutting or drawing a circle round the pan and then cutting. Uses Less Paper – only cut to […]
Yeast Conversion Tables
Yeast Conversion Tables Different Forms Of Baking Yeast By Caro Here are my yeast conversion tables. Use to know how much yeast to use, if you have a different form of yeast, than the recipe suggests. Knowing the correct amount, can make the difference between a bread that is dense & gummy, and a well-risen […]
Whisking Egg Yolks & Sugar To ‘Ribbon’ Or ‘Trail’ Stage
Learn how to whisk egg yolks and sugar till it leaves a ‘trail’, or passes the ‘ribbon test’.
Frequently Asked Baking Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Baking Questions (FAQs) – the answers & solutions to common baking problems.
Increase A Recipe – Made Simple
Here’s how to increase a recipe & it’s ingredients, to fit a bigger sized tin. Includes worked examples & works for cake tins, pie tins etc.
Lining Paste – Review Of Nancy Birtwhistle’s Recipe
Here’s my review of Cake Lining Paste. This is also known as Cake Goop & works like cake release spray. Less expensive & easier than lining with butter & flour, cakes will never stick again. Excellent for using on bundt pans.
How To Reduce A Cake Recipe To Fit A Smaller Sized Tin
HOW TO REDUCE A RECIPE TO FIT A SMALLER TIN SIZE. Reduce any recipe, cake, pastry, anything and see how to easily reduce your ingredients with the use of a calculator or phone.
Conversion Of UK & US Common Baking Ingredients
Here’s my handy table & article with baking ingredient conversions done for you! All hand measured by myself, since Google can be inaccurate & inconsistent, this is as close as you will get.
Homemade Vanilla Extract For Baking
Read my easy to digest article and instructions on how to successfully make your own Vanilla extract at home. Save yourself money in the long-run and have even better tasting baked goods. Also good to make as gifts.
MAKE YOUR OWN HOMEMADE ROASTED PUMPKIN PUREE
Healthier than cans of pumpkin puree or pumpkin pie filling, with no additives or preservatives, home-made roasted pumpkin puree can easily be frozen and used anytime you need in your baking.