Mastering some simple home baking techniques is a satisfying way to seeing impressive results from the kitchen. After all who’s not going to love being presented with a freshly baked home made cake?
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced baker there’s something to learn from these 11 handy guides which will take you through simple substitutes for vegan and gluten free baking to baking conversions, making your own bread, other sweet recipes and interesting guides that will test your knowledge.
So why not roll up your sleeves, don your apron and get ready to bake like a boss? the time has come for some home baking.
If you're vegan or gluten intolerant it doesn't mean you have to miss out on baking altogether you just need to get more creative substituting in essentials. This is the ultimate guide to vegan and gluten-free baking alternatives where you'll find substitutes for sweeteners, flour, leavening agents, fats, binding sources and foods that all add in that desired moisture to baked goods.
Knowing how to bake scones is a rewarding skill to have up your sleeve as they are so quick to make and always a classic crowd pleaser. This guide lays out all the top tips on how to perfect that sought after height and fluffiness.
If you have a passion for cakes you might like to learn some more about their evolution. This handy history of cake starts out in the USA in 1850 with the Boston Cream Pie through to the 1960s Smith Island Cake.
And last but not least, we couldn't leave without some fascinating facts on one of the USA's most beloved sweet snacks, the donut. Do you know which the favourite one is? Take a look at one dozen donut facts.
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