Baking Tips 101

The best way to get your sweet craving fixed is by baking. Now you don’t have to be a professional baker to bake. That’s right, many people are so scared to try to bake simply because they have never done it before. You have to remember that you aren’t trying to be a pastry chef of any kind. All you really want is to be able to brake yourself or your family members something tasty and sweet. With that said there are a few basic tips that you could use the next time you try to give baking a shot.

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The first thing you need to know when it comes to baking is that you need to preheat your oven. It is very easy to forget this step. But the last thing you want is to put your batter in a cold oven. While reading recipes you will notice that many of them say that you should preheat your oven. Preheating your oven should definitely be your first step while baking. Another great tip would be to mix your wet and dry ingredients separately. The last thing you want is to create clumps in your mixture. To avoid this, mix your wet and dry ingredients separately at first and gently combine them.

Your next tip would be with regard to how you mix your batter. Lumps and air pockets are the results of poor mixing. Avoid having to deal with this by being careful when folding your dry mixture into your dry mixture. Next, you will need to prepare your oven tray. Now you can do this in one of two ways. You could line your oven tray with butter or you could line your oven tray with parchment paper. Regardless of which you choose, doing this will prevent your mixture from sticking to the tray when it is ready to be taken out of the oven. See backing can be easy.

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