Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy

Baking is a method of preparing food that uses dry heat. It is a form of cooking where you cook flour-based food under prolonged heating. An oven is generally used to bake food which include bread, rolls, cookies, pies, pastries, and muffins, etc.


Everything you know about baking before you start

  1. All ways use room temperature ingredients
  2. check your oven temperature every time to be sure it’s accurate
  3. Prepare baking pans properly before you prep the batter.
  4. Sift your dry ingredients 2 – 3 time
  5. Measure your all the ingredients properly
  6. Read the recipe before beginning
  7. Use cookie scoops and ice cream scoops with triggers for measuring cookie dough, muffins, and cupcakes.
  8. To make whipped cream extra fluffy, refrigerate your mixing bowl beforehand.
  9. Let your cookie dough in the fridge before baking.
  10. Use high quality ingredients
  11. Always add a pinch of salt to your recipe to make it tastier.


Simple cookies

Easy and tasty cookies you can bake now


2 cups All-purpose flour

1/2 tsp Baking powder

1/2 tsp Salt

 3/4 cup Unsalted butter, softened

1 cup Sugar

1 large Egg

1/2 tsp Vanilla


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease two baking sheets.
  2. Beat together the butter, sugars, vanilla, salt, and baking powder till well combined.
  3. Add the egg, beating till smooth. Scrape the sides of the bowl, and beat again till smooth.
  4. Add the flour, mixing it in completely.
  5. Drop the cookies by the spoon full onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inch apart. 
  6. Bake the cookies for 10 to 14 minutes.
  7. The cookies should be a light golden brown, and a bit darker around the edges. For softer cookies, bake the shorter amount of time or for crunchy cookies, bake longer.
  8. Remove the cookies from the oven, and cool right on the baking sheets.


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