Avoid a “Pinterest fail” when making swirl cupcakes -- use individual piping bags for each batter when you make swirls before baking.
1. Take a yellow Duncan Hines cake mix and a white cake mix coloured with pink food colour. Mix them separately according to the box instructions. 2. Fill cupcake liners halfway with one colour ...
Making your own confetti cake is more fun and easier than you think. Just add sprinkles to the batter and voila!
How to fill a cupcake in four easy steps: 1. Twist a frosting tip on the top of your cupcake to cut out a circular piece. 2. Remove centre and add your filling. 3. ...
Got more cake batter than muffin tins? Place canning jar rings on a cookie sheet to hold your cupcake liners while baking. It works great in a pinch.
Make cookies on your skillet. Use your favourite Duncan Hines cake mix to make cookie dough. 1. Roll small balls of cookie batter. 2. Drop them onto a buttered skillet on very low heat. ...
To ensure your brownies have an even texture, use the pan size called for in the recipe. Using a different sized pan can give the brownies a different texture.
Over-baking can cause your brownies to become dry. Follow the recommended baking time listed in the recipe to keep your brownies moist and chewy.
Spread your brownie batter evenly for uniform baking, thickness and texture.
We suggest lowering your oven temperature by 25ºF when using a glass baking dish. This is because glass heats more quickly and retains its heat longer.
If you don’t have a 10-inch Bundt pan, you may substitute with a 10-inch tube pan for equally excellent results. Simply follow the package instructions for the Bundt pan bake times.
Remember to always preheat your oven to the correct temperature before you mix your cake.
Before you remove your cake from the pan you should cool it for 15 minutes, or as the recipe recommends. Then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting.
There are three possibilities which may prevent your cake from rising. Your mix may be too liquidy; remember to measure your ingredients accurately. Or, your pan may be too large. Always follow the recommended ...
If your cake is pale, perhaps you didn't bake it long enough to brown. Remember to use the toothpick-in-the-middle test.
The main reason cakes become dry is they are over-baked. As a rule, check the cake at the shorter end of the baking time range. If your cake doesn't test done with a toothpick, ...
A cake that peaks in the center may mean your oven temperature is too high, causing your cake to rise too quickly. Try using an oven thermometer to check for accuracy.
If your cake has a coarse texture, your oven may be too cool. Try using an oven thermometer to check the setting and adjust if necessary. And remember to accurately measure the ingredients.
For baking cookies, non-stick baking sheets with not too dark a finish are generally a good choice. If you use non-stick baking sheets, watch carefully or your cookies may brown quickly. Shiny aluminum sheets ...
Only grease your cookie sheets if the recipe clearly calls for you to do so. Cool and wipe sheets clean with a paper towel between batches if necessary.
To prevent your cookies from burning, choose thick baking sheets.
Even a minute of baking time can make a great difference to your cookies. Always check for doneness a minute or two before the stated bake time; check often.
Follow these tips and you're sure to have evenly-baked cookies. Re-set your oven rack so it's in the middle of your oven. Always preheat your oven. And be sure the oven temperature is accurate ...
If you only have one cookie sheet, line it with foil or parchment paper before baking the cookies. After baking, slide the paper off the pan and set the cookies to cool on a ...
When baking in batches, bake one sheet of cookies while you prepare the next. It's that simple!
Allow your cookies to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Try not to let the cookies overlap on the rack.
If you over bake, your cookies will dry out. Try baking your next batch for one or two minutes less. Use an oven thermometer to check your oven temperature. Or, maybe you over-mixed the ...
Bake on only one oven rack at a time. Use cookie sheets with few or no sides.
Check your muffins periodically while they bake. You'll know they're ready when their tops are golden.
I always add at least one tablespoon of a good quality mayonnaise when I bake cakes or brownies. This has the effect of giving the baked goods a moist, fresh taste.