Learn About Baking

Baked Goods

Learn about bread; cakes; candy; chocolate; cookies; custard; Crafty Baker (decorating); frosting, icing, etc.; frozen; gluten-free and more....


Know your way around all sorts of baking ingredients. Know the differences between the types of chocolate, for example.


What if I run out of an ingredient? Can I substitute it with something else? Our Substitute section will almost certainly have an answer.


Never stay stumped by how to store an ingredient or baked good again. My Storage Guides are as pertinent as they are comprehensive.

Pots and Pans

What are the best pots and pans to use? What do you mean when you say to use a Bundt pan?


Sarah's resource guide for her favorite ingredients and equipment talked about here.


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