September 17, 2013

Baking Tip 1

I started baking just a few months ago because I wanted to learn how to make fondant-covered cakes. It's not that hard to do it from scratch as long as you follow the directions in the recipe carefully. And it's not as boring as I thought it is.

I do have the recipe for this blueberry cake but it's not mine and I didn't get the permission to post it yet. I will sure do in my next posts. And hopefully in time, I can make my own recipe. Oh, this excites me the more. I am not an expert (yet) but every time I bake, I learn something to improve on the next time.

The first tip I am going to share is:
USE ONLY THE BEST INGREDIENTS.

Yes, the  ingredients matter, a lottt. I only use the brands I trust starting with sugar. Domino for me offers the quality I need to bake better. I need not sift it, I need not check whether there are tiny black things in it, it's so white it looked like it was bleached. But of course, it wasn't. ;)

Blueberry Cake Prep

I followed the directions carefully, measuring each ingredient perfectly and I sure did not overdo mixing. My very first blueberry cake was great! It was moist with just the right sweetness. I hope I can share a slice just so you can see for yourself. ;)

Yes, I started baking and you know what the worst thing is? I forgot to take a picture of the cake itself. LOL! I already covered it with fondant and you can check it our in my next post. ;)

DISCLAIMER
I was not compensated in anyway to do a review of the products or services mentioned this post. 
Everything was based on my 100% honest opinion. 

9 comments :

  1. I am not much of a baker person but if I have instructions to follow to bake a cake, I can get by :-)

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  2. I have to agree with using the best ingredients as it can give you a better cake.

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  3. I wanted to start baking because I love to eat cookies and cupcakes but then I find that it's too tiring to make them. Instructions seem easy to follow but I have to buy all those ingredients (best pa) and they are kinda expensive so I thought why not just buy the treats ready to eat na lang haha. #lazyMe

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  4. Agree much on your very first tip. It is best to have trusted and best ingredients in cooking as well as in pastry making.

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  5. Agree with you! Ingredients really matter and photos too! Haha Let me check your next post for the outcome! :)

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  6. Good Luck on your baking Jo, and more Tips! God Bless

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  7. great tip! I don't know how to make and still have no guts to try baking haha

    I'll keep this tip in mind in case..

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  8. I have always dreamed of baking cupcakes and cakes myself but i guess im not made for cooking, only for eating. haha

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  9. Wow I super agree with your tip! The choice of ingredients can make or break a dish! :)

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts!