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I Like to Bake

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    I have just made cupcakes

    and they turned ot reall well! Baking is one of my fave hobbies.
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    Baker Or Cook, It's Not Really One Or The Other

    In the movie "Ratatouille," the deceased Chef Gustave extolls,"anyone can cook!" The bad guy restaurant reviewer, Anton Ego, claims at the end that he misunderstood the late chef -- rather than literally meaning anyone can cook, he believes Gustave meant that a great cook can...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    I made a Guinness chocolate cake with caramel

    drizzle. It was really good. I took my cake and put a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream and drizzled caramel on top, and needless to say my boyfriend ate mine. lol I didn't mind I just like seeing peoples faces light up when they take a bite.
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Pride In Baking

    I take much pride in baking owning my own Bakery has been one of the highlights of my life,through the years I have learned to be able to taste bakery and know what goes in it and can then bake it myself.Beside it tasting so wonderful, I like it looking like it came out of a show...
    trails trails 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2012

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    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 1 Response May 15

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    Fixed-rate peach mango,

    last night that was really good love mixing fruits together to get different flavor profiles your surprise so what work I love a strawberry rhubarb pie one my favorites
    anyourviking anyourviking 51-55, M Mar 16

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    I love sweets and enjoy making them

    for others. I'm also fairly good at it. Always a fairly good surprise to any woman I date.
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M Nov 11, 2014

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    Oh My Goodness...scones!

    I had no idea. I had just never tried.  I baked my first batch of scones today...lemon/cranberry.  They were quite easy to prepare and bake and came out nearly perfect!  I had no idea that the shape was created by making a thick circle and "cutting" the triangles.  What fun...
    laserx laserx 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    EPKimi EPKimi 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    Today I'm baking my first bread with normal

    yeast. Next week I'm baking with natural yeast to taste the difference (if I can get my natural yeast culture going)
    Benstar56 Benstar56 36-40, M Jun 12

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    Cheers Me Up

    I like to bake, it always cheers me up some.  My favorite things to bake are cake and bread.  I do make cookies pretty often though.  I often think about what it would be like to be a pastry chef.  I've collected more recipes than I can ever possibly make...
    deadant7 deadant7 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    Cheese Scones

    I also like to bake. Here is a recipe passed down through generations in my family, one of my favourite things to bake ^_^ give it a go : Cheese Scones 200g self-raising flour 1 & 1/2 level tsp baking powder 50g butter (cubed) 50g grated cheese salt & pepper...
    cheryl2012 cheryl2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2007

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    I mostly bake sweet potato pies

    for family events and holidays. I also bake homemade cakes such as pineapple upside down cake and 7 up pound cake. I would like to learn how to bake gourmet cupcakes and make fondant as seen on Cupcake Wars.
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2014

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    Growing up I never really liked baking,

    I just wasn't interested in it. I didn't want to do anything my mother wanted me to do. Many years later, aka 5months ago I felt a strong desire for cake. It was 10pm all the shops where closed and I really wanted some cake, so I decided to bake one. I looked up an easy recipe...
    BambiPie BambiPie 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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    Success At Last

    Those of you who read my story about "Rubber Lemon Brick" will no doubt be pleased to hear that today I have had baking success!! Nothing to exciting but following the successful purchase of an ancient Kenwood Chefette mixer on E-bay for a mere £10 I rushed to put it into use...
    Inspector999 Inspector999 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    I like baking cakes. I made this one

    for my nephews bday, didn't spend much time on it but it was good in taste
    Sk13k Sk13k 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Does anyone know a good recipe

    for cheesecake? I wan't the good old fashioned cheesecake with no other additional flavors. I have been craving for cheesecake these past few weeks now lol!
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2014

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    I'm making a dessert

    for my grandma's 70th birthday. Does anyone have any good suggestions that are easy to make for a beginner?
    chocolatebabygirl chocolatebabygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    My passion for baking started

    when I was in fifth grade, which was a pretty big year for me. Anyway, we were having our own little Thanksgiving feast, so I decided that I would bring in apple pie. I had only made pie three times in my life, and so the next day when everyone had some, they all loved it and it...
    polkadot377 polkadot377 18-21, F Dec 24, 2014

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    Pumpkin Cake

    I love this time of year when there is a chill to the air.  It is the perfect time to bake.  Today I am making a pumpkin roll cake for my Dad's 83rd birthday.  It is a fairly basic cake recipe using either fresh pumpkin or canned.  Spread the batter on a...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 18 Responses Sep 22, 2007

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    I'm not too great at cooking,

    but baking is pretty fun. I don't do it often (my kitchen and oven are too small), but I don't mind spoiling people (and myself) with baked goods from time to time.
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M Sep 20, 2014

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    Therapy!

    I love to bake. I am a bit of a fanatic. I got into it quite recently and have been non-stop since, I bake things for other people mostly- I like seeing people's reactions to something that I have made. So today, I just spent an hour in the kitchen making a cake for a close...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 27, 2012

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    My Favorite Cookery

    It's just so much fun!  And I love the science of it.  As a scientist myself, I enjoy kitchen science books, and idolize Alton Brown. Sure, I like making pot roast, or pit roasting a pig, or a simple meal of some steamed mussels, some steamed veggies, and Sancerre...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    Most recently vegan chocolate peanut butter

    cups! Also I make ginger cookies with fresh ginger. I do other minor works like my own pizza crust. I try not to bake too much when I'm not cycling as I only need the calorie density then...
    GoCycling GoCycling 36-40, M Jan 3

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    Don't Even Need A Recipe

    My father grew up during the depression and a lot of times growing up we were very poor, so I learned at a young age not to be wasteful. When stuff is going to go bad, I make something out of it. Usually when it is veggies, it's frozen to make stock for a later date. When it's...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Mini Pizza for supper!

    Sinful yet sumptuous :)
    aleydis aleydis 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    My friend Rachel and I baked Vegan Halloween

    cupcakes today for our bestie, Michelle. <3 And they turned out fantastic!
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F Aug 11, 2014

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    I do like to bake sweet goodies,

    but I need to give them away. Otherwise, I would turn into a blimp😎
    SolarCell SolarCell 56-60, M Jun 22

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    SterlingMalloryArcher SterlingMalloryArcher 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    LadyOceania LadyOceania 26-30, F Jun 18

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    I'm celebrating my best friend's birthday

    tomorrow at my house and I keep going back and forth between baking a cake or buying one. Buying one can get expensive (I've already spent money because I'm hosting). Baking one is cheaper but that means I have more work to do. Help!
    ShyGirlie78 ShyGirlie78 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Grandma's Kitchen

    My Grandmother was a big bosom, no nonsense kind of woman.  Her name was Bertha.  She worked hard all her life and looked it.  Her hands and fingers were gnarled and spotty.  She was never without an apron, except for church.  On Saturdays she would...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 29 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    Homemade Ham Shrooms with Egg.

    Sinful chocolate with hazelnut. #RainySundaysInMelbourne
    aleydis aleydis 26-30, F Aug 9, 2014

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    High Tea's Are My Fav Thing To Bake

    I am addicted to afternoon tea - the kind with finger sandwiches, scones and little desserts.  I live in a city that has a few tea rooms but most of them are pretty expensive - anywhere from $20 to $50 per person so I decided to learn how to make my own. My house has a shabby...
    seaglassgirl seaglassgirl 56-60 3 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    Blackberry and raspberry pie I made

    that turned out amazing! It comes out so much better when you use fresh berries.
    LeChatCurieux LeChatCurieux 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    For me, baking is almost therapeutic.

    I can clear my head and focus on creating something wonderful. I've always been quiet but I feel like I find my voice in what I make. When ever I have the house to myself I bake all night long just for the hell of it because it's so much fun. I want to branch into more savory...
    LeChatCurieux LeChatCurieux 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    Chocolate Chip (Toll House) Cookies

    Every year for Christmas I take a day and spend it mixing up and baking around 12 dozen cookies for gifts for my kids and grandkids. I have modified the recipe to put in peanut butter chips or butterscotch. I send a couple dozen each to the kids and spread more around to the...
    PhuzEBare PhuzEBare 51-55, M 2 Responses May 31, 2012

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    conner7766 conner7766 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    If I have time to do it.

    I like to bake fresh bread.
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M Aug 11, 2014

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    Any tips, I need to relax

    and take take my time I seem to be rushing it, I've noticed my mistakes when making things I disturb the baking process, don't mix wet and dry ingredients separately, and forget to sift flour I really want to be able to bake, anything that's really simple to make for a baking...
    SecludedSeaTurtle SecludedSeaTurtle 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    Today I'm Trying An Experiment

    I'm making peanut butter chocolate brownies with a banana filling and a chocolate bacon glaze wishme luck
    stumblingfool stumblingfool 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I just put a cake in the oven.

    It's called -カステラ, or castella in English
    YamiNoGame YamiNoGame 16-17, M Jun 22

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    plsdontsitonme plsdontsitonme 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Hi! It was my first time to make a desert recipe

    that is so simple and really enjoyed it so much!
    michellebaker55 michellebaker55 41-45, F Mar 26

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