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 […]
As I am often asked for the conversions of different types of yeast, I thought it about time I wrote an article and made up some tables. When trying out a new recipe (especially from older books), I calculate the amount needed when using instant yeast. And because there are shortages of yeast right now, […]
Learn how to whisk egg yolks and sugar till it leaves a ‘trail’, or passes the ‘ribbon test’.
Frequently Asked Baking Questions (FAQs) – the answers & solutions to common baking problems.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.