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To Sift or Not to Sift: Answering the Questions of Measuring Flour

sifting flour

Anyone who has ever glanced through a baking cookbook has seen it – the confounding instructions involving sifting ingredients. They may say to sift the flour, or use sifted flour, or to sift the dry ingredients. Whatever they say, you may find yourself asking if sifting is actually essential to the outcome of your baking or if you can skip this step in the interest of less mess and a faster bake.

Tips for Vegan Baking

tips for vegan baking

Many people are discovering a vegan diet and whether you have chosen to eliminate all animal products from your diet due to health, ethical, or a combination of reasons, you shouldn't have to feel like you need to give up all of the delectable foods you love. Baking without eggs, milk, or butter may seem like an insurmountable challenge, but the truth is that you can create truly indulgent sweet and savory cruelty-free baked goods by just making a few change in how you approach your recipes.

Get started on your vegan baking adventures by using these tips:

Water Park Cakes

water park cakes

Water Park cakes represent fun times in the summer, lugging the family in the car to stand on line for hours for a refreshing ride. Just make some fondant or gum paste people, tires and water and you can easily create any configuration your favorite water park has.

March Top Tier Challenge

march top tier challenge

The March Top Tier Challenge is open to every type of cake decorating technique: cakes, cookies, cupcakes or cake decorations made in any theme.

Each day in the month of March, one photo will be selected to be featured in the Top Tier section of this website. At the end of the month, one of the featured photos will be selected to win. The winner will receive his/her choice of any three molds from Marvelous Molds®. 

Tips for Gluten-Free Baking

tips for gluten-free baking

For those coping with Celiac disease, wheat sensitivities, Autism spectrum disorders, autoimmune disease, and many other concerns, a gluten-free diet can offer incredible benefits. If you have taken the plunge and adopted a lifestyle without wheat, you have likely noticed that baking is a completely different challenge.

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