Baking Hacks for Beginners
Even though you might know how to cook, you probably don’t know the best way to save time and effort by doing it. Nowadays it can be really difficult to find the time to bake something and enjoy it at the same time. We do it because we have to and not because we want to. It can get really confusing and messy when we are baking, so following these hacks you will be able to bake whatever you want without regretting it. This will change your perspective and encourage you to try new recipes.
We recommend that you prep the pan before you start mixing your ingredients so when you finish you can accelerate things. It’s a way to make sure everything is ready when you need it.
When preparing a cake we recommend you flip the top layer upside down to get a perfectly flat top. It will lead to a smooth result and help you later when you add the frosting. You don’t want to make a mess when flipping the cake, so make sure to grease up the mold correctly.
When you start decorating a cake you want to make sure you add a spoonful of frosting at the bottom so the cake stays steady and it doesn’t move during the process. It can be tricky and long lasting the application so following this rule is key to a beautiful result.
If you are baking a chocolate cake, it’s a great idea to add a teaspoon of espresso powder to increase the flavor. It works to get a more intense flavor in your cookies, brownies, cake, etc.
When you finish making your cookie dough it’s recommendable to let them rest in the fridge for at least 24 hours before baking them. This will upgrade the flavor and texture of your cookies.
If you want to take your baking seriously it's important you invest in a food scale. The most important thing about cooking or baking is having the right amount of each ingredient. It’s not a high investment and it will help you a lot.
To get the result you want from each recipe it’s important you understand the components you are using to create your dough. For instance, if you don’t know the consistency you want to get it will be more difficult to achieve the right one. Learning some concepts will help you a lot when trying to bake in the future.
Last but not least, make sure you keep your kitchen clean. If you have everything hanging around it will lead you to confusion and complicate the process of baking. We recommend you keep your ingredients separated and to throw things away that you are not using anymore. It will organize you and make your baking time more efficient.
There are many baking hacks you can learn to make your life easier, but following these ones you can be certain that it will help you enjoy and accelerate your time of baking.