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Baking Fails That Are NOT Your Fault!

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, things don’t turn out the way we’d hoped. In baking, like everything else, if you find yourself failing over and over, it can start to make you doubt yourself. But relax! Failures in the kitchen do not mean that you suck at baking! Probably. According to Bon Appetit, there are …

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Holiday Baking Tips!

‘Tis the season… for warm kitchens full of wonderful smells, ingredients on the counters, and joyful baking shared between generations! It’s also the season when baking tips come in handy, and we’ve got some good ones from Consumer Reports! Start Smart It’s said that cooking is an art, and baking is a science. And any …

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The Easiest Chocolate Cake EVAH!

Admit it, sometimes you want to have cake, but you don’t feel like having to clean up after. We’ve all been there. A piece of fresh cake sounds soooo good, but it means washing bowls, and measuring cups, and measuring spoons, and the beaters… and do you really want cake that bad? Well, what if …

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Frost Like A Boss!

Have your attempts to frost a cake left you feeling… crumby? With some tips from the experts, it’s easy to do a nearly professional job right in your own kitchen! And we’ve got some advice from Fox News Food & Drink! Start smart by giving yourself a level surface to work with. Use your longest …

Let’s Bake Naked!

Well, not literally. Baking naked sounds like a good way to get some embarrassing injuries. What we’re actually talking about are naked cakes! Barely there frosting was once only seen by bakers between as a crumb coat before the final layer of frosting was added, but now naked cakes have moved from verified trend to …

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Timing is Everything!

“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.”   ~  Yogi Berra In baking, as in baseball, timing is everything. And with cakes especially, timing can mean the difference between pudding and perfection and… well… basically pavement. Thankfully, the experts at The Cake Blog have done …

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It’s National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day!

According to the National Day Calendar, today is National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day! And while they have some fairly silly holidays listed on that website, we think a whole day to honor a delicious favorite like pineapple upside down cake is a wonderful idea! Upside down cakes, which can be made with many different …

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In for a Penny, In for a Pound (Cake)!

Throughout baking history, there are few treats as memorable as pound cake. Although some think the name comes from the denseness of the cake, or from the amount of weight one might expect to gain, it actually represents the recipe itself. According to What’s Cooking America, the original cake called for one pound each of …

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Wedding Cake Trends for 2017!

To a certain extent, wedding cake trends are predictable. For starters, the most traditional white tiered cakes never go out of style. And while other trends change year by year, you can anticipate them by watching wedding dress trends. Weddings tend to hold a theme and , consciously or not, many brides’ dresses are reflected …

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Holiday Hints & Hacks!

‘Tis the season… for baking! And while that’s an everyday thing for us, we realize that the holidays is the only time some folks get around to baking. So we’ve gathered some hints and hacks that might help you through your projects with your sanity intact! (Thanks to Pinterest and Lifehacker for the great visuals!) …

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