Cake, Cookies and Pies
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Once you have opened a pack of Bisquick, it will be good to use for around 12 months. After this point, it might still be fine to eat, but you should use common sense to discern if it is safe or not.

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The standard loaf pan size, which is what most recipe instructions will have you use, is 8-1/2 inches long, 4-1/2 inches wide, and 2-1/2 inches deep. This loaf pan size can hold up to cups of batter or dough. However, loaf pans come in a variety of sizes, ranging from half-cup to 14-cup sizes.

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A standard cake will usually cool down to room temperature within three hours. After removing it from the oven, let the cake sit on a kitchen counter for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire cooling rack.

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As the wise Stephanie from LazyTown once sang, ♪ It’s a piece of cake to bake a pretty cake. ♪ But for total kitchen newbs, is it really? One of the biggest kitchen conundrums greenhorn bakers experience is deciding what temperature to preheat their ovens to before baking a cake.

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The answer is yes! Ramekins are completely oven-safe as long as you follow these rules:

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For those that lack a cookie sheet at home, there are several alternatives you can use, such as a silicone mat, an aluminum baking sheet, a muffin tin, ramekins, a casserole dish, or even pizza stones. Basically, any flat oven-safe piece of bakeware will be a fine substitute for a cookie sheet.

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Before deep-drying your French fries, you should blanch them in a pot of boiling water for 5-10 minutes, depending on the fries’ thickness. After that, let them air-dry at room temperature for 15 minutes before giving them the final dunk in oil.

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Some cookie dough recipes promote spreading, while others will produce a tall, risen cookie. Depending on the recipe, you should flatten the cookie if the ingredients don’t spread far enough.

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If your cookie sheet is made of cast iron, cast aluminum, or stainless steel, then it should be safe to place it underneath a broiler. Avoid using cookie sheets with non-stick surfaces and specialized handles as the 550°F can damage them.

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The temperature you should set your oven to when baking cookies depends on the desired texture. For a chewy cookie, set the oven to 375°F and bake for 12-15 minutes. For a crispy cookie, crank the oven to 425°F and bake for 8-10 minutes.

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frozen cheesecake can be allowed to thaw in the fridge for up to 8 to 12 hours, but we suggest putting it in the refrigerator overnight to minimize the waiting time on your side.

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When baking a Bundt cake at 350ׄ°F, it should take approximately 55 minutes to complete. However, this varies based on how thick and wide the cake is, whether your oven has any cold spots, and how much bounce you want in the Bundt cake.