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March 2020

Baking can be a science, and part of that science is accurately measuring ingredients. Unlike cooking where you can throw in a bunch of ingredients or alter a recipe, baking requires precision when adding both your wet and dry ingredients. The amount of flour, sugar or baking soda can dramatically change a recipe. As a home baker, I know that many people use measuring cups and spoons, and some may even use regular cups and mugs they have in their kitchen cabinets. Please don't

Buttercream is also referred to as frosting, and there are many types of frostings that you can use to fill or cover cakes. I use all sorts of buttercream frostings in my baking, from American to Swiss Meringue buttercream. You can read an entire post about The Different Types of Buttercream and if you are adventurous you may even try the Swiss meringue buttercream recipe, but here I'll explain in-depth the seven secrets to getting smooth and delicious American buttercream. American buttercream is made

Do your cakes sometimes turn out dry, have high cracked tops, or just don't taste as you expected? When it comes to baking a cake, there are several little things that you can do to make sure your cake turns out great every time. I'm sharing with you my best tips on how to bake a perfect cake and the things you should take care of each step of the way. You can practice these tips with any of the recipes posted here on