• Adventures in Ratio Baking: Basic Ingredients for Cakes, Cookies,and Bread - the essential ingredients you will need when making cakes, cookies, or bread, whether when following a recipe or trying out ratio baking

    Adventures in Ratio Baking: Basic Ingredients for Cakes, Cookies, and Bread

    When I first started ratio baking in 2019, I worried about the ingredients I would need. Without a recipe with a handy list, it was hard to know exactly what to use. And, as I later found out, to remember to add it. Fortunately, ratio baking has some basics. Since it’s based on ratios, it has to say what ratio to what is necessary. The cake ratio has a 1:1:1:1 ratio of fat to sugar to eggs to flour. The cookie ratio is a 3:2:1 ratio of flour to fat to sugar. Bread has a ratio of 5:3 of flour to water. Just from this, it’s clear flour, sugar, fat,…