Any Home Bakers Here?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by N F C, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    That's a pretty sweet payment for your work Ron (at least I'm assuming she's going to share with you?)! Nice of you to help her out.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Anyone been doing any baking lately?

    It's been pretty hot so I know my baking has slowed down but for some reasons, cupcakes seemed like a good idea today. I just used the recipe I like for chocolate cake and cut it in half to get 13 cupcakes. They were good but seemed a bit dryer than the cake. Wonder why the recipe wouldn't work the same for a whole cake or cup cakes. Any ideas? (They aren't so bad we aren't eating them of course, lol.)
     
  3. Zeil

    Zeil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say you've just cooked them too long.
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yes!

    Cook them less next time. Cupcakes take a lot less time to cook than a cake.
     
  5. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Overrun With Chickens

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    I was thinking of making a pie. Ran out of energy before I went out and picked apples. Maybe tomorrow.
    I'm baking country style pork ribs with sauerkraut for supper, does that count?
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yeah, I'd agree...the baking time was off. The recipe called for 20-22 minutes for cupcakes but I took them to 21 minutes. Next time I'll go for 19 and let them finish baking out of the oven.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Country style pork ribs with sauerkraut can only count as pie if they have a crust wrapped around them. I think that's the rule as set down by Betty Crocker or Julia Child. [​IMG]

    Your dinner for tomorrow does sound good. Do you make your own sauerkraut?
     
  8. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I made a cheese cake. I made a shortbread crust, and it worked out well. The graham cracker gets too mushy.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Ooh, cheesecake. That sounds good!
     
  10. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    I use oreo cookies--just scrape out the filling and smash them like graham crackers.
     
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