When we think of the holidays, we think
of baking cookies, cakes, and breads. Baking is not an improvisational
art so here are a few tips to get you through the baking holidays
without a lot of heartache!
your recipe all the way before you start baking.
preheat your oven.
your ingredients before you start mixing.
the best ingredients: Unsalted butter, pure vanilla and other
extracts, fresh unsalted nuts, dried fruit should be plump
and moist, large fresh eggs, good chocolate and spices.
and butter should come to room temperature before using. If
butter is to cold or to warm it can change the temperature
of the dough or batter and can alter the baking time.