39 Baking Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Before Now

39 Baking Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Before Now

Love spending time in the kitchen baking amazing treats and desserts? So do I, and was I ever happy when I came across some of the most awesome baking hacks ever. Tips and tricks that will save baking and prep time for cookies, cakes, cupcakes and more, you will be sorry you did not know about some of these sooner. My favorite trick right now is for softening brown sugar, so amazing. It really works!

Have more fun baking and save some time with these super cool tutorials for cooking hacks and clever shortcuts.

Have more fun baking and save some time with these super cool tutorials for cooking hacks and clever shortcuts.

1. Use A Tea Strainer As Powdered Sugar Duster

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 Use A Tea Strainer As Powdered Sugar Duster

2. Soften Brown Sugar

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Soften Brown Sugar

3. DIY All Purpose Flour

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DIY All Purpose Flour

4. Get Softened Room Temperature Butter In Under 10 Minutes

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Get Softened Room Temperature Butter In Under 10 Minutes

5. The Best Cake Flour Substitute

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The Best Cake Flour Substitute

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6. Magic Cake Pan Release

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Magic Cake Pan Release

7. Easy Insulated Cake Box

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Easy Insulated Cake Box

8. The Best Buttermilk Substitutes

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The Best Buttermilk Substitutes

9. Homemade Cake Flour

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Homemade Cake Flour

10. Avoid Batter Splatter

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Avoid Batter Splatter

11. DIY Homemade Oat Flour

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 DIY Homemade Oat Flour

 

12. Avoid Cheesecake Surface Cracking

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Avoid Cheesecake Surface Cracking

13. Healthy Baking Substitutions

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Healthy Baking Substitutions

14. Decorate A Birthday Cake Using Cookie Cutter

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Decorate A Birthday Cake Using Cookie Cutter

15. Clean And Easy Batter Scooping

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 Clean And Easy Batter Scooping

16. Lace Stenciled Cupcakes

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 Lace Stenciled Cupcakes

17. Make Your Own Buttermilk

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Make Your Own Buttermilk

18. Ziplock Bag Buttercream Frosting

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Ziplock Bag Buttercream Frosting

19. Wine Bottle As Rolling Pin

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Wine Bottle As Rolling Pin

20. Quickly Bring Eggs To Room Temperature

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Quickly Bring Eggs To Room Temperature

21. Bake With Alcohol

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 Bake With Alcohol

 

22. Homemade Powdered Sugar

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 Homemade Powdered Sugar

23. Store Cupcake Liners In Mason Jar

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Store Cupcake Liners In Mason Jar

24. Make Perfectly Domed Cupcakes

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Make Perfectly Domed Cupcakes

25. Swirl Colored Icing For Cupcakes

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Swirl Colored Icing For Cupcakes

26. Use Cheese Grater To Salvage Burnt Cookies

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 Use Cheese Grater To Salvage Burnt Cookies

27. Royal Icing For Cookies

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Royal Icing For Cookies

28. Use Balloon To Make Chocolate Cups

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Use Balloon To Make Chocolate Cups

29. Cook Brownies In A Cupcake Pan

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Cook Brownies In A Cupcake Pan

30. Turn Honeycomb Into Chocolate

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Turn Honeycomb Into Chocolate

31. Homemade Vanilla Extract

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

32. REMOVE EGGSHELL EASILY

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REMOVE EGGSHELL EASILY

33. Frost by Numbers: How to Make Frosting Colors

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Frost by Numbers: How to Make Frosting Colors

34. You can swap avocado for butter in cakes to make them (a little) healthier

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You can swap avocado for butter in cakes to make them (a little) healthier

35. Out of a crucial ingredient? Follow this chart for substitutions

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Out of a crucial ingredient? Follow this chart for substitutions

36. Learn from your cake mistakes with this handy chart

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Learn from your cake mistakes with this handy chart

37. Use this chart to see exactly how much cake you need for a party

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Use this chart to see exactly how much cake you need for a party

38. Fill up your frosting bag easier by folding it over a cup

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Fill up your frosting bag easier by folding it over a cup

39. If you don’t have food coloring, you can use Jell-O to color frosting

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If you don't have food coloring, you can use Jell-O to color frosting

1 COMMENT

  1. Sounds wonderful!! I’ll have to try this on weight watchers :). I love spaghetti squash so I usually poke a hole in it and cook it in the microwave about ten minutes. That gets it half way done. Then I finish by roasting it cut side down in the oven because it has better flavor!!

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