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Baking tips to become a great baker

When I was in Cape Town and asked Simone why she kept using Snowflake packet mixes instead of baking from scratch, she said: ‘because I’m afraid I’ll make a flop’. That conversation and an article on the Cooking Light magazine website entitled ‘How to become a great baker’ inspired me to write this post.

Very often we decide to cook a meal or bake a cake before checking whether we have all the ingredients. Then comes the stress and bother of wondering whether a core ingredient can be substituted, and the inevitable disappointment when our changes result in a totally different end product to what we originally set out to create.

Take the guess work and stress out of your baking and follow these baking tips to become a successful great baker and see the immediate difference in your baked goods.

Since I wrote this post in August 2015, Simone has not only learned to bake and create delicious food, she has also become a content creator and photographer for the blog. Without resorting to a single packet mix after following these tips her delectable creations include the following original recipes (some with Katriena’s input):

Do you have any baking tips that you would like to share with us? Please feel free to add them in the comments.

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  • Reply
    The Hungry Mum
    September 4, 2015 at 5:10 am

    I love finding inspiration in cooking mags!

    • Reply
      September 4, 2015 at 12:42 pm

      Indeed, I find much to love about them. Good tips and ideas usually abound 🙂

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