Baking With Kids: Mini Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Frosting

Just in time for your next chocolate craving or a small celebratory gathering, this mini chocolate cake with vanilla frosting will not disappoint. Last week my kitchen helper and I traveled to California to visit family. My 3 year old nephew was so excited that we were going to bake a cake. (His request) IContinue reading “Baking With Kids: Mini Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Frosting”

Lemon Blueberry Bread

An Easy Quick Bread To Bake With Kids Winter is still lingering here in New England but I’m looking forward to Springtime weather and flavors. The warmer temperatures and flowers alway make me feel refreshed and ready to enjoy the outdoors. Every year my kitchen helper and I travel to a local orchard to pickContinue reading “Lemon Blueberry Bread”

Helpful Tips: 6 Baking Ingredients and Their Substitutions

Have you ever been ready to start making a recipe and then realized you ran out of a key ingredient, like butter or worse yet, eggs! Let’s face it, we have all been there. This post is all about substitutions for common baking ingredients. When I started working on this post my initial approach wasContinue reading “Helpful Tips: 6 Baking Ingredients and Their Substitutions”

Kids In The Kitchen: Tips And Tricks From Make & Taste Contributors

Let’s face it, baking with toddler can be stressful and messy, but also rewarding.  Children are working on fine motor skills and experiencing different smells, tastes and textures from the ingredients.  So before you take on your next recipe together, follow these tips and tricks and create lasting memories together.  Your little kitchen helper willContinue reading “Kids In The Kitchen: Tips And Tricks From Make & Taste Contributors”

Top 5 Tips for Baking with Toddlers

Some shutter at the thought of baking with their toddler.  First, know your baking limitations.  This isn’t the time to try a new elaborate recipe.  Also, know your child’s limitations.  This can range from pouring and stirring ingredients, while others can roll out dough and use a stand mixer.  Once you have an idea whereContinue reading “Top 5 Tips for Baking with Toddlers”