Baking—even stress-baking—is a whole lot easier with our guide to baking ingredients, techniques, baked goods storage, and more. Find substitutes for ingredients you don't have on hand, learn the difference between common ingredients such as baking soda and baking powder, and learn how to store the sweet finished product so it lasts as long as possible.

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Short on Yeast? Here Are 3 Clever Ways You Can Bake Bread Without It
Yeast or no yeast, fresh-baked carbs are the comfort food we all need right now.
How to Store Pumpkin Pie
Whether it’s homemade or store-bought, learn how to store pumpkin pie the safest way so you can enjoy your leftovers for as long as possible.
6 Easy Cookie Packaging Ideas
Try these pretty presentations to turn ordinary cookies into gorgeous giftables.

Baking Ingredients

What’s the Difference Between Cake Flour, Bread Flour, Pastry Flour, and All-Purpose Flour?
What's a good bread flour substitute? How are all the flours different? We sifted through the details to find answers to these questions and more.
5 Effective Egg Substitutes for Cooking and Baking
All of these options are vegan, so if you're baking for someone with an egg allergy or dietary restriction, or have simply run out of eggs, you're in luck.

Essential How-tos

How to Tell If Pecan Pie Is Done Without Cutting Into It

Here's an easy way to tell if your pecan pie is done and ready to come out of the oven. Plus, information about how long pecan pie is good for.