These Baking Charts Will Turn You Into A Pro In The Kitchen
Missy aka Tizzy
On 3rd January 2018
Have you ever wondered what it truly takes to make the perfect cookie? Do your cakes never come out as dense as you would like? Would you love to have a handy chart that shows you how to properly half your recipes or what you can use to substitute eggs in your recipes? Look no further! We have all the charts that you will ever need to be a pro in your kitchen.
The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies
Have you ever tried to bake the perfect batch of chocolate chip cookies only to have them come out flat or crumbly? The creators of Handle the Heat made this super helpful chocolate chip cookie guide that will show you why there is so much variation in your cookies depending on how they are cooked.
You can see how melted butter will make your cookies look shiny with crackled tops and crisp edges. Chilling your dough will make your cookies more cake-like and chewy. These examples really teach you a lot about how your cookies will turn out. Be sure to bookmark this article for future reference.
Baking Conversion Chart
You definitely want to be precise when you are baking in order to get the best results possible. After all, you want your baked goods to be something to brag about. This chart comes from The Java Cupcake and will help you decipher metric measurements for sugar, flour, butter, and cream. This is a huge help when sampling recipes from other parts of the world who still use the metric system.
Baking Temperature Comparison
One of the main keys to baking the perfect cake is oven temperature. Summer Stone from The Cake Blog took the guessing out by creating this chart that shows what some cakes will look like when baked at various different temperatures. You can clearly see how a cake baked at 300 degrees produces a light, fluffy cake with a pale outer crust while a cake baked at 400 degrees will produce a dark outer crust and a rough texture.
Guide To Baking Cinnamon Rolls
While it is super easy to bake cinnamon rolls from a tube, it is so much more impressive when you bake them from scratch. This chart from Rj Zaworski will have you baking cinnamon rolls like a pro in no time.
Egg Replacement Chart
If you are vegan or simply just want to cut eggs out of your diet, you are going to love this chart from Swanson Health Products. It shows you how you can substitute your eggs with all kinds of things like banana, applesauce, and peanut butter. It will also come in handy if you start to bake something and suddenly notice that you are out of eggs or if you drop one on the floor.
Cut A Recipe In Half
Cutting a recipe in half can be a huge pain especially if you are dividing thirds in half instead of even numbers. This chart from He and She Eat Clean will cut out all of the guesswork for you.
Types Of Sugar
Did you know that there is more sugar out there besides white, powdered, and brown? Me either. Illustrated Bites designed this chart to make things more simple for you when you are trying to determine all of the different kinds of sugars. You will learn about one sugar called muscovado that is used in gingerbread recipes instead of granulated sugar.
Nothing is better than the smell of fresh apple pie in your home. Louise Swindells shows you how to make a perfect apple pie from scratch with beautiful photos and step by step instructions that are perfect for visual learners.
Lattice Pie Crust
I bet you have wondered one time or another how those bakers make the most perfect, symmetrical lattice crusts on their pies. Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven has created this super easy to follow chart so that you can create the lattice crust of your dreams.
Science Of Baking
If you want to nerd out a little bit while baking, this chart from Shari’s Berries has some pretty great info on the magic—aka science—that happens when you pop a cake into the oven. This chart covers everything from flour to shortening to salt.
Frosting In Every Color
This super colorful chart from McCormick is super helpful in helping you find the perfect mix of food coloring to achieve the exact colors you want for your frosting. You can now go way beyond your basic colors and create other amazing colors to top off your cakes and cupcakes.
Now, have fun putting what you learned to the test. Don't forget to bookmark this article, so you can come back and use these charts for future reference.