baking

  1. Baby

    How to make a cute baby boy diaper cake

    Here is a way for us at SheKnows to show you how you can be creative in celebrating the birth of your bouncing baby boy.
  2. Dessert Recipes

    VIDEO: Red, white and blue 4th of July cake

    With the 4th of July right around the corner, SheKnows has come up with a way to brighten you home and decorate your kitchen with...
  3. Dessert Recipes

    VIDEO: Frosting a cupcake

    Getting fancy with your frosting will be a piece of (cup)cake for would-be decorating divas who want to frost their cupcakes like a...
  4. Dessert Recipes

    VIDEO: How to fill a piping bag

    Trying to create your first cupcake masterpiece? There's no need to have problems with your pastry bag. Pipe frosting like a pro...
  5. Cooking & Entertaining

    In a pickle: What to do with a dry cake

    We've all been there — a cake you had in mind for days turns out dry. Instead of throwing it out, change it up a bit and make...
  6. Dessert Recipes

    Baking 101: Fats and oils

    Someone once said "fat is flavor" and that someone was absolutely right. Embracing that statement, we're sharing a few of the most...
  7. Dessert Recipes

    Baking 101: Leavening agents

    Learn about the science of baking, specifically the types of leavening agents we use in our kitchens.
  8. Dessert Recipes

    Baking 101: Gelling and thickening agents

    Achieving the right texture in your cooking and baking can make or break a recipe. We've rounded up some of the most popular...
  9. Cooking & Entertaining

    Baking 101: When to use different kinds of chocolate

    When you're baking, do you just toss in whatever chocolate you have on hand? We've got the scoop on why that's the wrong move and...
  10. Dessert Recipes

    Baking 101: Sugar and other sweeteners

    Today we're tackling the wide variety of sweeteners in the market as well as sharing some recipes to inspire you in the kitchen....
  11. Cooking & Entertaining

    Baking 101: Choosing the right flour

    For those of us who enjoy being up to our elbows in bread dough and for the others who enjoy the delicate making of cookies and...
  12. Holidays & Seasons

    How to fake a homemade pie

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    With the holidays approaching, one thing is on everyone's mind — food. Thanksgiving and Christmas are the most food-centric...
  13. Cooking & Entertaining

    The best cooking advice I've ever received

    Check out our compilation of the best cooking tips from our readers!
  14. Dessert Recipes

    Why your holiday pies suck

    If you're unhappy with the quality of your pies, we've got holiday baking tips for you. We'll give you the lowdown on making the...
  15. Cooking & Entertaining

    Secrets to making the best apple pie

    Fall has finally arrived! What better way to ring in the new season than with a fresh, crisp, homemade apple pie? Here, we're...
  16. Dessert Recipes

    How to make edible glitter

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    Who said you can't eat glitter? We're not advising you start eating the sparkles you buy at Michaels, but why not make a few batches...
  17. Cooking & Entertaining

    A pastry chef's favorite tools

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    The pastry chefs of the world combine flavors, textures, and colors to make dessert menu items jump out at you, even if you’ve just...
  18. Cooking & Entertaining

    In a pickle: How to solve common baking mishaps

    I'll be the first to admit that I'd rather bake an elaborate cake that takes five hours than cook dinner — even spaghetti. I...
  19. Cooking & Entertaining

    How to stock your baking cabinet

    Whether you're a novice baker or a professional pastry chef, having a well-stocked pantry will make your baking a more streamlined...
  20. Dessert Recipes

    The science behind a muffin and a cupcake

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    Why do we think having a muffin for breakfast is okay but not a cupcake? Is it the sugary icing? Or how we like to pretend that our...