10+ Common Baking Ingredients You Can Make at Home
These 10 common baking ingredients can be made at home! This is one to bookmark for reference in case you are ever in a pinch or if you want to cut costs on expensive ingredients like vanilla extract.
Homemade Baking Ingredients
Homemade Vanilla Extract
Making homemade vanilla extract allows you to control the intensity of your extract and is more cost-effective than store bought.
Homemade Buttermilk Substitute
If you ever find yourself in a pinch and need buttermilk but do not have any on hand, it is very easy to make a buttermilk substitute. There are several options for making a buttermilk substitute with common ingredients from your refrigerator and pantry!
Homemade Cake Flour
Cake flour is a low protein, finely milled flour used for making light and tender cakes. This cake flour substitute can be used in place of cake flour to mimic the desired results cake flour creates in baked goods.
Homemade Powdered Sugar
Turn granulated sugar into homemade powdered sugar with a few simple steps!
Homemade Brown Sugar
You can easily make your own brown sugar in a pinch with 2 simple ingredients!
Homemade Self-Rising Flour
Self-rising flour combines three of the most common baking ingredients into one. To make your own self-rising flour substitute you can use these three common pantry ingredients: all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt!
Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk
Homemade sweetened condensed milk made with milk and sugar. This recipe makes a batch equivalent to a 14-ounce can.
Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Blend
Cinnamon sugar blend is as simple as it sounds- a combination of cinnamon and sugar! Use this recipe to determine the best ratio for your intended use.
Homemade Apple Pie Spice Blend
Mix up a batch of homemade Apple Pie Spice blend. Use in your favorite apple pie recipe or gift in cute jars!
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend
Whisk up a batch of homemade Pumpkin Pie spice blend! Use in your favorite pumpkin pie recipe or gift in cute jars.
Homemade Pearl Sugar
Pearl sugar is a type of specialty sugar popular in Europe. This is a quick and much cheaper substitute using sugar cubes broken up into small pieces.
9 Comments on “10+ Common Baking Ingredients You Can Make at Home”
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These substitutions are just what I needed! There is no need to wait till my next shopping trip—-I can produce quality baked items right from the ingredients already in my pantry!
Thank you so much!
Thank you, Bettie. The recipes are so easy and convenient. Saves me a trip the store.
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