Baking Blog

Get Shorty: How to Make Perfect Shortbread

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Shortbread

Perfecting the art of how to make perfect shortbread will have many positive and delicious effects on your life. First and foremost, making shortbread means that you're guaranteed a delicious snack, but it can also act as the perfect base for bar cookies, decadent pie crusts, and any number of other creative food and cooking projects.

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Pan-o-rama: How to Prepare a Cake Pan

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Cake Pan Baking in the Oven

With just a few simple steps and minimal equipment, you can ensure that your cakes slip out of the pan with ease. It streamlines the whole process, making the cakes easier to transfer to the cooling rack, giving you a leg up on every following step, from leveling the cakes to applying a crumb coat.

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Sweet Sunday: Three Cookies, One Versatile Dough

By Ashley Rodriguez
Versatile Cookie Dough in Mixing Bowl

With this versatile cookie dough, no matter what you mix in, in the end result comes out beautifully with this versatile cookie dough. The base always remains the same but what is thrown in at the end of the mixing is entirely dependent on my mood or what I can find in the pantry. Here are my three of my favorite deviations.

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Easy Decorated Holiday Cookies: How to Make Candy Cane Cookies

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

There are a few good reasons why candy cane Christmas cookies are beloved. First off, they have a perfect balance of flavor: buttery-sweet mixed with the extract of your choice, be it vanilla, almond or peppermint. Equally important: they're easy and fun to make, with a variety of different cookie decorating variations. Here is a recipe for how to make candy cane cookies, including some helpful baking tips to guarantee sweet success.

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Carb-o-licious: How to Make Parker House Rolls

By Jessie Oleson Moore
How to Make Easy Parker House Rolls

What are Parker House Rolls? Let's get you acquainted with this unique yeast bread. The dough contains both butter and an egg, which means that when you take a bite, it simultaneously calls to mind the butteriness of a croissant, but with the feather-lightness of a challah bread, all delivered in a roll with a unique, pocketbook-looking shape.

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