46 Life-Changing Baking Hacks Everyone Needs To Know
To get the eggshell out of a bowl, wet your finger and place it next to the shell.
The broken shell will gravitate right to your finger.
Take your boxed cake to the next level by using butter instead of vegetable oil.
You can also replace the water with something better — coconut milk, juice, buttermilk or regular milk. Decide which flavor based by the cake you’re making.
Use a syringe filled with frosting to expertly decorate cookies and cakes.
To keep cookies moist, store them with an apple wedge.
The cookies will absorb some of the apple’s moisture, keeping them soft and ready-to-eat for much longer.
Make this DIY cake-release mix and your cakes will never stick to the pan again.
All you need is shortening, oil, and flour. And it’s vegan! See the full recipe here.
Don’t have any frosting? Just sprinkle some powdered sugar through lace for this amazing design.
Make your cupcake frosting SWIRL by using two bags in one tip.
Follow this chart to make literally any color of frosting.
If you don’t have food coloring, you can use Jell-O to color frosting.
See the recipe here.
If your brown sugar is brick hard, microwave it in a baking dish covered with a wet paper towel for 20 seconds.
Or, put it in a 300ºF degree oven for 5 minutes.
Keep your brown sugar soft from now on by storing it with a slice of bread.
You can also use a large marshmallow. See more here.
Don’t have brown sugar? You can make your own with white sugar and molasses!
Get the directions here.
Make your own gluten-free flour with oats.
Easy, healthy, and delicious in every way. See how to do it here.
You can swap avocado for butter in cakes to make them (a little) healthier.
See more healthy substitution ideas here.
Use a box grater to save your burnt cookies or muffins.
Just lightly grate the charred bottoms off of them and they’re basically perfect. You can also use a box grater to grate frozen butter for delicious pie crusts and pastries.