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I Like to Bake

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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...
    trails trails 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2012

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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...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Im better at cooking, but I love to bake simple things that run in my family. Apple and Sweet potato pie of course! :D
    Kittenfire Kittenfire 16-17, F Feb 18

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    Pumpkin Muffin Recipe- So Delicious! - For me, baking is a stress reliever. It relaxes me. I have a huge sweet tooth, but at the same time I like to keep myself healthy. Because of...
    MalibuBarbie10 MalibuBarbie10 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    Bakers Joy - I have my Granny to thank for my love of baking. I think it is so challenging to bake and the rewards are so sweet. My Granny baked everything from scratch without any...
    Baelee Baelee 36-40, F Mar 14, 2012

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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...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 30 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    Stress Reliever - I love to bake as a stress reliever. If no one has ever tried that it makes your mind focus on task at hand so you won't be so stressed and upset. It usual clears...
    tryingtoforgive tryingtoforgive 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2007

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    Syrup Cake - I love to bake too! I suppose I cheat I use a bread maker and this makes a yummy syrup cake! Trouble is I then eat it! Not so much good for the waist line! Making...
    Boppard Boppard 56-60, F Feb 1, 2012

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    I Love To Bake Cakes - I am a self Taught baker. I have 4 kids and 4 Grandkids I save us a boat load of money by baking there birthday cakes. I love to here what other people bake...
    RachelLeeT RachelLeeT 41-45, F Jan 23, 2013

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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...
    cheryl2012 cheryl2012 21-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2007

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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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    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...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 20 Responses Sep 22, 2007

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    A Passion For Baking - I have no one to "blaim" for my love for baking. Ever since I was younge, I have be able to bake, starting from box recipes to moving up to more difficult...
    mandycat992 mandycat992 18-21, F Apr 2, 2012

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    Hmmmm - No story. I just really love to bake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    annathom annathom 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2007

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    Embarrassing Story: First Attempt At Baking Cake -_- - At the risk of embarrassment over the intranetz, I will post this story here. The first time I baked a cake, or tried, I just...
    Hairstyle Hairstyle 22-25, M 6 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    Pastry Chef/evil Genius - THAT LOVES METAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! B/C WORKING WITH SUGAR MAKES YOU CRAZY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    MoriartyWolf MoriartyWolf 31-35, M Oct 20, 2011

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    Great Hand Therapy ! - I always enjoyed cooking/baking ! So much joy out of it especially with that special someone.I like to try new recipes and enjoy the smells and eating of !As...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I Bake Crepes - I like to bake dessert. I have made crepes and spritzers. And I have made crepes a few times. I was told that they area hard to make. But they really are not. Well...
    NutcaseCrazy NutcaseCrazy 18-21 Jan 5, 2012

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    Building up a menu for my future bakery! :) currently have fun-fetti gooey bars in the oven. Yum.
    LaykeyyD LaykeyyD 18-21, F Jan 19

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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...
    PhuzEBare PhuzEBare 51-55, M 2 Responses May 31, 2012

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    Orange And Poppy Seed Cupcakes - I was feeling a little gloomy yesterday, and the two oranges in the fridge won't be enough for fresh OJ. So I decided to bake cupcakes to pass the...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F Jan 15, 2013

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    Definitely - I love it! I can't wait until I move into my house in the fall and I'll have my own kitchen. My roommate is convinced she'll gain so much weight living with me because...
    ConfusedInCollege ConfusedInCollege 22-25, F Jul 1, 2012

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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...
    deadant7 deadant7 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    A Heart That Cannot Sing Is Like A Butterfly With A Broken Wing! - As a child I would sing,no matter what was going on around me,I would make up the words and my own tune.Taking...
    trails trails 56-60, F Feb 1, 2012

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    I Finally Figured Out How To Make The Perfect Cheesecake -     Its Rich, Creamy and Delicious...and for me it was rather difficult to perfect.    I love to bake. I have been...
    hannah24 hannah24 22-25, F 5 Responses May 20, 2011

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    The Smell.. - I guess I could bake only for the smell of it.. Of course the taste is great too but I just love walking in to a house were something was baked.. it smells sooo good...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2007

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    Panettone - Today, I baked a panettone.  A simple one.  Chocolate in the centre.panettone /panetˈtone/ m. gastr. = typical Christmas cake from Milan made from flour, butter...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Nov 11, 2011

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    Cookies and Cakes and Pies! - I think that the worst part about a diet is that I cut down on the baking! But a good thing for my friends is that they get lots of goodies!!  If...
    PaperRoses PaperRoses 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2007

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    yes i do love to bake,not just a pretty face, theses are the families favorites swedish christmas cookies but they dont last long:/
    1sammylicious 1sammylicious 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    Red Velvet Cake- BEST EVER - Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 2 Tablespoons unsweetened, cocoa powder...
    MalibuBarbie10 MalibuBarbie10 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    Cookie Baking - I love to bake, especially when it comes to homemade cookies.  I think baking is a lost art, you know?  When I make cookies, i mess the whole kitchen up...
    wonderingkitten wonderingkitten 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Better Nutters - I just picked up a Bouchon Bakery book and made the Better Nutters. Pretty Damn good. I think the filling is incredible; basically meringue infused with...
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    Slightly Embarassing Baking Blunder - I love to bake, especially using new recipes I've never tried before. I've been living in the UK for the past 7 years, so coming back to the...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F Oct 7, 2011

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    Baking It Away! - I love to bake. It makes me feel productive on my worst days, and it's a great treat to share! It's one of the only ways I can accept a compliment and not feel...
    winkitaway winkitaway 26-30, F 2 Responses May 5, 2007

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    Baking - I like to bake and baking is something I don't do quite often.  Today, I'm planning doing some italian orange cookies.  Yum, I can't wait! 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2011

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    Not A Very Good Baker - I like to attribute this to my lack of good tools, but really I just get impatient. I do not have a solid marble or wood block to roll out dough. I need...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F Apr 9, 2012

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    I am in dire need of a good brownie recipe..
    LaykeyyD LaykeyyD 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I Need An Excuse - I absolutely LOVE to bake, but I live alone now. I rarely have a reason. Sometimes I'll bake something anyway, but then it takes a while to get rid of it because...
    PervertedAngel PervertedAngel 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2008

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    Love It! - I love baking! I didn't bake much when I lived with my parents well, I wasn't home longer enough first of all, but now that I am on my own I realized I love baking! I...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    Cbs Casting Home Bakers - CBS is NOW CASTING AMATEUR BAKERS for a fun new BAKING COMPETITION SERIES! Are you a passionate amateur baker? Can you whip up an impressive cake, tart...
    arie2000 arie2000 22-25 Nov 8, 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...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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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...
    seaglassgirl seaglassgirl 56-60 3 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    Typical For Valentine's Day - I still love making chocolate covered strawberries for any day though. It really is a fun and sensual dessert. Anyone make anything fun for the...
    fortysixandtwo fortysixandtwo 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    My Hobby - I love baking. Some people dont like the patience and precision but that's what I DO like. Putting effort into it and getting beautiful AND delicious results is very...
    ngdi ngdi 36-40, M 7 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Brownies - I love to bake also... really like making brownies...Also found a receipe for making a cake in a cup in the microwave. Quick, easy and GOOD!
    SkyRookie SkyRookie 36-40, M May 4, 2012

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    The feeling you get when you know you baked or cooked a good dish is unexplainable! I especially love baking red velvet cake; my son and I's favorite type of cake. My mom says that...
    LolitaChrisbell LolitaChrisbell 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Today was a first in several ways for my bread making: first time I used my own sourdough starter; first time I did not just let the bread machine finish the job but rather used...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Yummie!!!!I love the warm n appetizing aroma of freshly baked muffins n cookies........oooh I had fun baking last nite:):D I am a great cook also...love to cook all Pakistani n...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F Mar 30

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    "cookie cutter *******" by snow tha product Yeah! Uhm Look! Pockets looking cakey like these bummy ******* make up It's room service *****, the game requested that it get waked...
    shawny97 shawny97 16-17, M Mar 29

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    Zucchini Lasagna Replacing the lasagna noodles with thinly sliced zucchini is a great way to still have a cheesy, saucy lasagna while sticking to your low-carb diet. Ingredients...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I want to bake cake for my baby's first birthday. I want the cake to be big and nicely decorated. But it should not be too difficult to make. Can anyone give me an idea of what...
    Elisa111 Elisa111 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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