Baking 101

If you learn to bake, you'll find baking in your own kitchen can be an inexpensive hobby and will fill your home with wonderful smells. More and more, people are learning how to bake their own food to ensure the highest quality ingredients and freshest product available. You can learn to bake with some easy baking basics below. These baking fundamentals will help you to get started, but don't be afraid to try any of our recipes in the Clabber Girl Recipe Box. We have them labeled for difficulty so you can learn to bake your way up to the highest levels.

Tips for baking at home

  1. Always use the precise amount of ingredient specified in a recipe. 
  2. Make sure your ingredients are as fresh as possible.
  3. Don't crowd your oven with multiple pans.
  4. Use the correct tools for the job. 
  5. Before you begin baking something, pull out all of your ingredients and tools.

Baking Recipes for Beginners

Now that you have read these tips for baking at home, why not try a few recipes out? This selection will help you ease into learning how to bake and don't involve a whole lot of ingredients. Looking for more beginner level baking recipes? We have hundreds of recipes available with the level of difficulty noted on each!

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Baking Powder Biscuits

Easy as 1-2-3-4 Cake

Apple Streusel Cake

Simple Honey Beer Bread