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12 Thoughts every baker has when everything falls apart

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

A GIF for every feeling you have when baking goes oh-so-wrong

Baking is tough. There's a reason even some pro chefs admit up front that they just aren't bakers. If you're not a baker or you're just learning how to bake, there are some moments you'll just never forget (and sometimes seem to repeat no matter how many times you "learn that lesson"). These are the thoughts that plague every baker.

1. How long is it going to take for this butter to soften?

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2. I seriously really need it.

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3. "Add baking soda"... I totally got this!

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4. Why are my biscuits so weird and acrid-tasting? Oh... baking powder!

A GIF for every feeling you have when baking goes oh-so-wrong

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5. The pet bird won't even eat them...

A GIF for every feeling you have when baking goes oh-so-wrong

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6. You pop the tray of oatmeal cookies into the oven... to see the two full cups of oats you forgot to use sitting pretty on the counter.

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7. Seriously.

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8. Not realizing you switched the salt and sugar until that first super-disgusting bite...

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9. And then realizing one of your guests took that first super-disgusting bite before you did!

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10. Going to check on your cookies, only to realize you never preheated the oven (or even turned it on)...

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11. Which is better than forgetting to set the timer!

A GIF for every feeling you have when baking goes oh-so-wrong

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12. Giving up and passing off a professional's dessert as your own — because after all that work, you deserve it.

A GIF for every feeling you have when baking goes oh-so-wrong

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