Love to cook? If so, take a look at these Baking Hacks and Tips. Creative ideas for time savers and shortcuts in your kitchen.
Baking Hacks and Tips
I hold no skills in the kitchen. I am good at following directions, so with a recipe, I can often make a pretty good meal or desserts. However, when it comes to be creative, efficient, or talented with my baking skills, I am not pastry chef. If you are looking for time saver tips baking shortcuts hacks, we have some creative ideas for you. From ways to cut and soften butter to keeping brown sugar and a cake fresh, take a look at these baking hacks and tips before you begin your next kitchen project!
Before you begin baking, save these Baking Hacks and Tips. I keep a copy of these Baking Tips in my Recipe Binder. (Another suggestion would be to laminate this cheat sheet and keep it beside your air fryer. Laminating this air fryer tip guide will keep it clean and easy to wipe and clean.)
Keep a cake fresh! Simply place a few pieces of bread over the exposed (cut) cake and hold them in place with a few toothpicks. The bread will get hard and stale, but the cut sides of the cake will stay fresh! | Tidy Mom
Want to keep a spoon from slipping in a bowl when it is resting? Tie a rubber band on the top of the spoon. This will keep it in place while it is lying against the edge of the bowl and you step away. (Also seen in our Life Hacks and Tips)
Use a cookie cutter as a stencil to decorate cakes with sprinkles or frosting. | Source Unknown
Okay seriously, how many times have you ruined your cupcake icing during travel? Look at this genius life hack from my friend, Ashley D. Toothpicks secure the cupcake in place in her Tupperware container.
See how we used a cookie cutter to turn these brownies into the perfect Ice Cream Sundae treat! | Frugal Coupon Living
Baking in a round pan? Don’t fret about getting the cake to come out easily. Try this baking hack – round parchment paper with tabs for easy lifting.
There are a bunch of creative ideas to create the perfect edging on your pie crust… from pearls to tongs to corkscrews, take a look at these ideas! | Bakepedia
All you need to remove little bits of egg shell from your cracked egg is… your EGG SHELL! | Bigger Bolder Baking
Using an Instant Pot? We have a solution. Add to your Baking Hacks and Tips printable, our Instant Pot Hacks and Air Fryer Tips Printable. Three in one set.
You can also grab Magnetic Instant Pot Cheat Sheets! Guess what, it is magnetic!
Cut a cake into even layers with this baking tip. | Completely Delicious
Stop chocolate chips from sinking with this baking hack! | Cake Whiz
Need bananas ripe? Pop them in the oven for about 40 minutes or until the skin is shiny black. | One Good Thing by Jillee
You can have your cake and eat it, too. Use a colander to help dry cake balls before devouring! | Alisa Burke
Keep cupcake liners in a mason jar for easy storage. | Table for Two
Use a Heating Pad for a Quicker Bread Dough Rise | The Pink Peony of le Jardin
Blind baking a crust isn’t quite as simple as it sounds. You don’t just make the crust, pat it into the pie pan, and stick it in the oven. Add pie weights like dry rice or dried beans. | King Arthur Flour
Never worry about broken cakes again. This magic cake pan release leaves no crumb behind and you can store it at room temperature for up to three months. | If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen
Keep berries fresh with this mixture of water and vinegar. | Live Simply
Soften butter quickly without heating/melting it – 10 minute baking tip. | Dreaming in DIY
Fill up your frosting bag easier by folding it over a cup. | Creations by Kara
Add marshmallows to your brown sugar to keep it soft. The molasses in brown sugar can evaporate over time, but a couple of marshmallows will keep it moist. | 7th House on the Left
Are you new to the Air Fryer? Take a look at this Air Fryer Cheat Sheet. All you need in one spot.
… or take a look at this set of Air Fryer Cheat Sheets! Guess what, it is magnetic!
Freeze cakes and cupcakes successfully with this baking tip! | I Scream for Butter Cream
If a recipe calls for cutting in butter, there is a quick way to do this…. pull out your cheese grater with this baking hack. | Mission to Save
If you enjoy baking, you need this baking substitutes list in your life! | eReplacement Parts
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