Why do some cooks say they can't bake, and vice versa? While it seems the two should go hand in hand, bakers can be a whole breed of their own. Baking requires precision and allows for few substitutions, and many liken it to a science! If you want to become a better baker, it's important to learn how to properly measure your ingredients and know when to apply different techniques like beating and folding.
Whether you're new to baking or you just need a refresher, these eight techniques are essential for every baker to know. There'll be no limit to the breads, cakes and cookies you'll master once you know these!
Check out the slideshow above to learn eight essential techniques that every baker should know.