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How do Bread Makers Work?

How do Bread Makers Work?

Bread makers are a godsend if you want fresh bread but don’t have the time to knead the dough and make the loaf by hand. Fresh, homemade bread is far superior to store-bought bread and much healthier too. Once you start using your bread maker you’ll be wondering why...

Are Bread Makers Worth It?

Are Bread Makers Worth It?

Bread makers have been around for a while now, and although they are not a necessity in the kitchen, they certainly make the process of creating your deliciously doughy creations effortless. They are ridiculously easy to use and they do all the hard work for you, it's...

What Does Gelatin Do in Baking?

What Does Gelatin Do in Baking?

What does Gelatin do in baking? Gelatin is an odourless, tasteless and colourless protein deriving from animal collagen (most commonly from pig skin). It is very popular amongst bakers as the ultimate setting and thickening agent for liquids.

How to Stop a Cake from Doming

How to Stop a Cake from Doming

It is a nightmare when you try to level the dome with a knife, as chances are, it’ll turn out into a wonky, crumbly mess. And don’t get me started on the uneven frosting! So, if you are disappointed by the look of a domed cake as much as I am, then keep on reading as we find out how to stop a cake from doming.

What kind of butter should you use for cookies?

What kind of butter should you use for cookies?

Cookies are the ultimate treat. They’re soft, chewy, chunky, gooey, buttery and completely irresistible. There are all sorts of different types of cookies; from chocolate chip cookies and cut out cookies, to sandwich cookies and everything in between. Yet they all...

What Ingredient Makes a Cake Rise?

What Ingredient Makes a Cake Rise?

The key to perfectly risen cake is knowing what ingredient makes a cake rise. Once you have a clearer understanding of the different raising agents available and know how to use them properly, you will (hopefully) never have a flat cake again.

Using bread machine to knead dough – Is it a good idea?

Using bread machine to knead dough – Is it a good idea?

Bread machines have become such a great convenience in our lives. We simply gather our ingredients, pop them in the machine, press a few buttons and off it goes. In a few hours we have a perfectly baked loaf.  Bread machines do all of the hard work from us. But, using...

When to remove paddle from bread machine

When to remove paddle from bread machine

The bread comes out perfect..or almost perfect… You might be wondering when to remove the paddle from the bread machine and if it’s even possible to do so. Take a read!

How to tell if a cheesecake is undercooked

How to tell if a cheesecake is undercooked

Aah, cheesecake. Always a crowd-pleaser. No one can resist it’s soft, creaming, melt-in-the-mouth texture. But how do you tell if cheesecake is undercooked? Good question! Here is the answer.

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