Mile-High Muffins and Cupcakes ~ No Secrets! Hints and Helps

     Here is a hint for baking REALLY HIGH muffins or cupcakes, any flavor, any recipe! Preheat your oven to 400º or 425º, no matter what temperature your recipe says. Bake your muffins or cupcakes at this HIGH HEAT for 8 minutes, then LOWER the heat to whatever temperature your recipe says and finish the remaining time suggested in your recipe. Do this for every muffin or…

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Indent For Better Loaf Breads!

   Indent!  Indent!   To prevent or at least minimize banana breads or any sweet loaf bread from cracking in the middle, make an indent across the middle of the batter before baking.   This is how: Pour the batter evenly into the pan.   Then use your spatula to make an indent across the middle so that the sides become higher than the middle.  This prevents cracking on top. I…

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No Secrets! Hints and Helps: NO SOGGY SANDWICHES

NO SOGGY SANDWICHES! To make sandwiches the day before serving without the bread getting soggy try this trick.  Place the sandwiches in a container.  Sprinkle a few drops of water onto paper towels.  Put the paper towels over the sandwiches.  Then put waxed paper over the paper towels and cover the container. Put in the refrigerator until ready to serve. 🙂