Homemade Ingredients

Making your own homemade ingredients from scratch is not only fast and easy but it means you also know what is going into your baking.

Whether you’re in a pinch and just need a little Cake Flour, or you’re out of Brown Sugar in your pantry, you can learn to make your own ingredients right at home! As a professional chef, I’ll show you how to make the building blocks you’ll need to bake the best desserts around. Here you’ll find recipes for How to Make Condensed Milk, How to Make Sour Cream, and your own Vanilla Extract!

The Secrets To Making Your Own Ingredients:

About Us

Meet Gemma

About Us

Meet Gemma

Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, a cookbook author, and the creator of Bigger Bolder Baking. I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with my trusted and tested recipes and baking tips. You may have seen one of my 500+ videos on YouTube & TikTok or as a guest judge on Nailed It! on Netflix or the Best Baker in America on Food Network. No matter your skills, my Bold Baking Team & I want to be your #1 go-to baking authority.


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