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8 Wilton Bakeware Products I Love

Wilton Products 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

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8 Wilton Bakeware Products I love. Keep reading to find out why!

I have been a Wilton product user for many years, and I have never been disappointed with their products. I do find that since I am a serious baker, I often need more than just a basic cake pan.

I love good Bundt pans, but honestly, they are hard to find. The problem with a lot of the nice Bundt pans is that they tend to stick.

Non-stick spray is not effective, and it is such a pain to try and clean them up. This is where Wilton comes to the rescue with their non-stick line of products.

Keep reading on to find out more about the 8 Wilton Bakeware Products I love. Plus, three of their baking tools I love. Enjoy!


1. Wilton Bakeware Non-Stick Bundt Pan

Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Pan

The Wilton Bakeware Non-Stick Bundt Pan is everything anyone could want in a Bundt pan. It is made from heavy gauge aluminized steel, and it has a non-stick coating that makes cleaning up easy and foolproof.

This pan has oversized handles for ease of putting in and getting it out of the oven. Plus, durable non-stick coating so your treats will fall out with ease.


2. Wilton Non-Stick Cookie Sheets

Wilton Bakeware Non-Stick Cookie Sheet another of the 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

The Wilton Non-Stick Cookie Sheets are awesome cookie sheets that you will use like I do for years to come. I love this cookie sheet. It is made of heavy-duty cold-rolled steel, and it has a durable non-stick coating with oversized handles so you can easily put it in and get it out of the oven.

This pan is a generous size: 17.25 x 11.5-Inch so you can bake many of your delicious cookies at one time. And to make clean-up a snap, it’s dishwasher safe. #1 Best Seller on Amazon


3. Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Cake Pans

Wilton Perfect Results Cake Pans part of my 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Cake Pans will be your go-to pans for making 2-layer cakes. And yes, I have this set of pans and they are awesome. I have had them for several years and they still look good and amazing.

I still use Pam Spray or Baker’s Joy when cooking my cakes for that little extra protection.

My cakes always turn out moist and delicious and even every time. You get a set of two of these 6-inch round cake pans. Amazon’s Choice


4. Wilton Perfect Results Square Cake Pans

Wilton Perfect Results Square Cake Pan

Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick cake pans will be your next favorite cake pans to go to. You can bake your cakes to your heart’s content.

These pans are made with heavy-gauge steel and will last you for years to come. With their Premium Non-Stick service, your cakes will turn out perfect every time.

These pans are easy to clean with a little warm soapy water or for even quicker cleanup, they are dishwasher safe. Best Seller on Amazon


5. Wilton Recipe Right Non-Stick Oblong Pan

Wilton Recipe Right Non-Stick Oblong Pan 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

Wilton Recipe Right NonStick 9 x 13-Inch Oblong Cake Pans are good to make brownies, cakes, lemon bars, or even bake a roast.

Made from durable steel, these pans are sure to last a lifetime. Your goodies will slide right out of the pan with no problem.

These pans are dishwasher safe and make cleaning up a lot faster. Or you can wash them in warm soapy water. Now, get to baking! Amazon’s Choice


6. Bake-Even Cake Strips

 Bake-Even Cake Strips 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

Wilton Bake-Even Cake Strips for Evenly Baked Cakes are truly awesome. I have these and I love, love, love them!

It really does make your cakes bake evenly as it says it will do. No more having to cut the “crowns” of your cakes off with that serrated knife.

You simply soak the cake strips in chilly water, remove excess water, and wrap them around your cake pans. That’s it!

Your cake pan will cook evenly with cake strips because they insulate the sides. You are going to love them as I do. Amazon’s Choice

Check out my post and video on How to Use Wilton Bake Even Strips.


7. Wilton Icing Smoother

Wilton Cake Icing Smoother 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

Wilton Cake Icing Smoother is another product I have and enjoy using as well. This handy jewel will have you smoothing out the icing on your cakes like a pro.

It has a comfortable grip that makes it easy to use. It makes smoothing your icing much faster, saving you valuable time.

Easy to clean with just warm soapy water. I can’t remember how I ever survived without this.


8. Wilton 9-inch Angled Spatula

Wilton 9-inch Angled Spatula 5 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

Wilton’s 9-inch Angled Spatula is great for frosting, filling, to decorating your cakes. I love this product as well. I couldn’t imagine not having this little jewel to help me frost and remove excess frosting from my cakes.

This is one of my favorite go-to tools for frosting my 2-layer cakes. I like to use it as well to make little swirl designs by using the tip of it. This makes a very pretty design.

Depending on the level of pressure you put on the spatula will determine what kind of result you will get. Apply just a little pressure to the center of the spatula to remove some icing from the cake top.


Conclusion of 8 Wilton Bakeware Products I love

Wilton Cake Strips

I can tell you that you will not be disappointed with the above-mentioned products. Their durability will last for years to come.

Plus, they are very inexpensive. Take your time and check each one of them out. Enjoy! πŸͺ

Leave me a comment below and let me know which ones you like and what you think about them. I would love to hear from you.

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5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

Nana Baking with Grandkids using the 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

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5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids will help you figure out how to make things work without the frustration. Then you and your grandkids will enjoy the baking experience together.

With the help of my grandkids, I have produced 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids.


1. Let Them Help Pick a Recipe

Kids Picking Out Recipe following 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

I know, I know, it is hard to teach a child to bake when you have things going on around you and on top of your counter. But primarily, insist that the little ones wash their hands before Ya’ll get started.

Let your grandchild pick out the recipe and help you with measuring and pouring the ingredients into a mixing bowl.

When they are little, all you need them to do is stir, if they are older let them blend ingredients together. It makes them feel special and more engaged.


2. Have a Neat Area for Baking

Clean as You Go part of 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

Have the kids clean up the area before you start baking. Have a place for everything and use it all. For example, put flour in a sifter and put it back on the shelf after it is done being used.

In fact, it would be a lot easier to go ahead and get the recipe and get all the ingredients measured out and ready before Ya’ll start mixing things together.


3. Consider Which Task Each Child Can Do

Consider What They Can Do is an important part of 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

The smaller children can help pour and stir the ingredients, while the older one(s) can read the recipe and help measure out the ingredients.

As your grandkids help you, they will learn how to do things in order, like reading the recipe first, gathering the ingredients, measuring out everything, and how to mix the ingredients according to the recipe.

You can also teach your grandkids how to work together and take turns doing each task. You can teach them the importance of making sure they have all the ingredients before starting to bake.


4. Know That It Will Get Messy and Be Ok with It

Kids Making a Mess Baking 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

Lord knows I can’t say anything about my grandkids being messy, because believe me I am too when it comes to baking!

But I’m ok with that because they are children, and it can and will get messy. When there is flour and sugar involved, it’s going to get on the counters and the floor.

Let them help you clean up as you go. Don’t stress about it and just have fun. You are making beautiful memories to cherish for a lifetime with your babies.


5. Most of All Be Patient

Being Patient with Grandchild is one of the 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

If mistakes happen, and they will, don’t go postal! Let them know that mistakes are to be made and it’s ok. Teach them that’s how we learn and the next time they will know what to do to correct it.

For example, you can show them what happens if you don’t spray your cake pans before pouring the cake batter into the pans or what happens if you don’t follow the recipe step by step.

This will help them to be more aware of why the steps in a recipe are so important. You can also share some of your baking mishaps and have a great laugh.

Let them know that no matter how long you have been cooking, mistakes are going to happen and it’s ok. Just learn from them and move on.


Conclusion to 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

BAKING IS A JOY when you follow 5 Tips to Baking with Your Grandkids

One more especially important part of the baking…Share the goodies with the grandkids and praise them for doing such an excellent job.

Ask them what they enjoyed most about baking with Nana. Most of them share their goodies with friends and family. Let them know you can’t wait to bake with them again.

I would love to hear from you about baking with your grandkids. Let me know how it went and share some pictures.

Below you will find 3 of my best cookie recipes that will be easy to make with your grandkids and they are unbelievably delicious. Enjoy! πŸ˜‹

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14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know

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14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know is a fascinating process that yields delicious results. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced baker, there’s always something new to learn. So here are 14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know Enjoy!


1. Baking is a Science

The Science of Baking Is Part Of 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know

14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know is absolutely a science as well as an art. When you add flour, sugar, eggs, oil, etc., you must do this in a sequence of steps that bring you to the same ending, something edible every time.

As a baker, we can think of ourselves as chemists and scientists. Why may you ask? We add different ingredients together in a sequence of steps to create delicious goodies. If done correctly, you can bake it repeatedly.

So, to sum this up, “baking is simply a form of chemistry that results in edible results rather than other chemical solutions or creations.” This quote was brought to you by Delighted Cooking


2. Baking is an Art

Baking Is an Art Another One Part Of 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know

Why is Baking considered an art? Think about this for a moment; if you are adding all these ingredients together and making, let’s say, a cake from scratch, then you are creating art! By the time you cook your cake frost it and decorate it, you have created a beautiful piece of edible art.πŸŽ‚

We, as bakers, can be compared to an artist who paints or artists that sculpt. A painter creates beautiful pictures for us to look at and enjoy using paintbrushes of assorted sizes and paints of assorted colors.

Sculptors create beautiful pieces of statues, bowls, animals, etc., using molding clay and a variety of tools to shape and mold their sculptures. And they use a firing process for baking clay or sculpture. We bake our goodies just like they do, except we use an oven. πŸ˜‰


3. Baking is a Trade

Baking is a Trade is another one of the  14 Things About Baking You Don't Know

If you love to bake, why not make a career out of it, and do something you enjoy? Of course, this may require a certification that you can usually obtain by doing an apprenticeship. You can get these through bakeries that offer training such as Publix, Kroger, Ingles, and technical or community college programs to help you obtain an associate degree or certificate. Usually, a college degree is not needed. πŸ‘©

Steps to becoming a baker:

  1. Obtain your apprenticeship- through bakeries such as Publix, Kroger, Ingels, and technical or community college programs.
  2. Obtain a business degree- do this only if you are interested in opening your own bakery. You can do this by taking courses in small business management through a continuing education program.
  3. Getting your Certification– certification is not usually a requirement by most employers, however, if you obtain your certification, it will put you ahead of the competition.
  4. Attain additional experience– if you want to advance your career, gain more experience. Learn different techniques and skills that will lead you to own your own business and create high-quality products that you can be proud of.

4.  Baking is an Addiction

 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know is one of My Baking Addictions

14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know is most definitely an addiction for me. I can honestly say without a doubt that “baking is my happy place.” I enjoy getting in my kitchen and baking cakes and goodies for my family for any occasion. It is a soothing therapy for me.

One of my favorite things to do is take a recipe and make it my own because it is challenging and fun! I produced a recipe years ago that I call my “goulash.” My kids love it, and it’s always a family favorite at get-togethers. πŸ˜‰


5. Baking is Therapeutic

Baking Is My Therapy being another of 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know

Yes, Baking certainly is therapeutic. If you are having a stressful day or week, measuring out ingredients and mixing them all helps relieve stress and anxiety. It makes me happy knowing that I am creating something beautiful and tasty for my family.

Creating things has been shown to make us happy if we feel out of sorts. Also, it gives us a feeling of accomplishment and triggers our senses of smell, touch, taste, and then, finally, seeing our result. So, the next time you feel anxious or stressed, try Baking. Baking will help you feel more relaxed, happier, and enthusiastic about life. Not to mention it can give you a sense of personal growth. 😁


6. Baking is Precise

 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know- Why Precision Baking Is Important

14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know may have you wondering why Baking is so precise? Because when you measure all your ingredients out and have your oven set to the correct baking temperature and time set, your Baking becomes like a science. If you follow your recipe step by step, you will produce the same results every time.

The correct amount of flour, eggs, oil, sugar, etc., is critical to the product’s taste and the proper consistency and density. When we are baking, we wear different hats. That must be why a chef’s hat is so tall because we are scientists, biologists, artists, painters, and sculptors. Dang, we are so talented! 😊


7. Baking is Forgiving

Another of my 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know is Baking is Forgiving

No, Baking is not very forgiving! Instead, you ask for a disaster if you don’t measure the ingredients and take shortcuts. Baking is a science because you are mixing exact amounts of flour, sugar, eggs, oil, etc., together, guesstimating is a big No-No. So, if you are baking cookies and trying to take shortcuts, you may wind up with cookies hard as rocks.

On the other hand, cooking is more forgiving. You can usually get away with adding whatever ingredients that you want to a recipe and make it your own. Baking, not so much. With Baking, the slightest miscalculation could mean a flat, dense cake should you forget the eggs. And the taste would be awful! 😝


8. Baking is Challenging

 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know is Baking is Challenging

Yes, Baking can be incredibly challenging. But, not to worry, practice makes perfect (well, almost perfect). We are human, and I can guarantee you that you will still make some mistakes along the way. I have been baking and cooking for 46+ years, and I still make mistakes at times. So, it doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned pro or just starting; you will make mistakes. When that happens, chalk it up to experience and a lesson well learned.

Because Baking requires exact measurements and the correct baking times make it more difficult. At the same time, whatever you are cooking can usually be saved if you make a mistake by modifying your recipe. Flour is one of the ingredients that can make them dry and challenging if you add too much to your cookies. Add too much flour to your biscuits, and they will be dry and crumbly. 🀦


9.  Baking is Rewarding

Baking is Rewarding with the  14 Things About Baking You Don't Know

Oh gosh, yes! Baking can be extremely rewarding because you can create all kinds of delicious treats for your family and friends. It helps relieve stress and anxiety and gives me a sense of well-being and accomplishment. And it also lifts my mood.

Lord only knows after the pandemic we have had in the last two years; I can honestly tell you that Baking, and cooking have helped me a lot! Another wonderful thing about Baking is you can spend quality time with your kids and teach them a great lesson. Who knows, they may grow up to be famous chefs. πŸ‘©β€πŸ³


10. Baking is Delicious

 14 Things About Baking You Don't Know is Baking is Delicious

Baking cakes, cookies, pies, etc., is so delicious. Nobody can deny that! There is nothing better than a piece of cake and a good old cup of coffee, except enjoying it with family and friends. You can bake up some deliciousness that no one can resist when you have suitable recipes. β˜•


11. Baking is Beautiful

Baking is Beautiful

This beautiful cake says it all! Yes, Baking is gorgeous. Even if your cake does not look like the above picture, it is still a beautiful form of art that you created. To me, Baking is not about how beautiful the goodies turn out to be, but how much fun and thought I put into it.

Watching my family eating and enjoying what I bake is beautiful to me! 😊


12. Overmixing is Bad

Cake Sunk In The Middle

The number one mistake people make when mixing up their cake batter. Overmixing results in a dense cake. That is weak and will fall in the middle, as in the picture above. The taste of an overmixed cake is disgusting. Once you overmix, there is nothing you can do to fix it. So, guess what? That means you will have to toss the cake and start all over. Bummer!

I will use flour as an example; if you mix the flour into the butter, mix it until no more white flour is showing. Then you will know the flour is incorporated with the butter. Always follow your recipe step by step. Never skip over the numbers because you will be asking for a disaster. 😣


13. Baking is Versatile

Muffins

When I think of versatility with Baking, I think of muffins. Muffins are a popular breakfast item for many people, including me. You can get them in sweet form or spicy. People can find something in a muffin to satisfy most fussy eaters.

With muffins, you can add almost any flavor you can imagine. I love maple muffins with bacon on top. When my son-in-law first introduced me to them, I thought he had lost his mind! But once I tasted that sweet and salty taste of the bacon, OMG, it was awesome! So, don’t be afraid to try assorted flavors of muffins. You may be deliciously surprised. 🀀


14. Baking is Fun

Baking is most definitely fun. I enjoy baking cookies for Thanksgiving and decorating them with my grandkids. It is so much fun to see the colors they produce and their designs on the cookies. They enjoy it too.

The holidays are my favorite time to get in the kitchen and bake cakes, cookies, pies, etc., for gift giving and for all the family get-togethers. πŸ€—


Conclusion of “14 Things About Baking You Don’t Know

CAKE AND COFFEE

I hope you have enjoyed “14 Things About Baking You May Not Have Known,” learned something you didn’t know and walked away feeling better about baking those goodies.

Remember, always follow your recipe step by step, and you should be fine. So, get out there and get your Baking on and enjoy it. I know you can do this!

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