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18 Baking Tricks for an Easier Life

Baking is considered to be one of the hardest forms of food preparation. It requires attention to quantity and timing, and even the way you prepare the mix affects the outcome. Don’t let that daunt you, these 18 baking tricks will make your life easier.

 

1. Use lace and powdered sugar instead of icing

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2. Bake your cookies in a muffin tin

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3. Use a wine bottle if you don't have a rolling pin

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4. Bake bananas to hasten their ripening

Preheat the oven to 300°f  (150°c) and bake for 30-40 minutes.

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5. You can use Jell-O as a food coloring substitute

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6. Use a condiment dispenser for muffin batter

Also works for pancakes.

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7. Lemon juice + milk = buttermilk

8. Fry bisquits to turn them into donuts

Make sure it's "Texas Style" biscuits.

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9. Use ice cream and flour to make an easy cake

The trick - you need the "Cake Batter" ice cream.

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10. Make a chocolate-chip muffin in the microwave

Recipe below.

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11. Use a jar to whip cream

Put cream in a jar, seal lid, shake like there's no tomorrow.

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12. Mason jar lids can replace a muffin tin

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13. A plastic bag in a glass makes a mess-free piping bag

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14. Bake cinnamon rolls in a waffle iron

You can use a waffle iron for much more.

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15. Use baking parchment for mess-free baking

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16. Heart-shaped muffins? Don't lose your marbles

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17. Heat up citrus in the microwave for easy juicing

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18. Quickly soften butter with a drinking glass

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