<img src="http://media4.picsearch.com/is?ViiB0itJJGu0x-KbVDmcR0yt5d5KiiGpGj3cFUK9aUY&height=236" alt="sugar free sponge cake" title="sugar free sponge cake (c) theeasyrecipe.com" style="max-width:450px;float:right;padding:10px 0px 10px 10px;border:0px;">As I recently have some time, I was surfing on the internet a few days ago. Attempting to find new, stirring thoughts, inspiring recipes that I've never tested before, to treat my loved ones with. Searching for a long time yet couldn't come across too many interesting stuff. Right before I wanted to give up on it, I came across this tempting and simple dessert by accident on ambitiouskitchen. The dessert looked so mouth-watering on its image, that required immediate actions.
It had been easy to imagine how it's made, how it tastes and just how much boyfriend will like it. Mind you, it is very simple to impress him when it comes to desserts. Yes, I'm a lucky one. Or maybe he is.Anyhow, I visited the website and simply followed the simple instuctions that had been accompanied by superb shots of the operation. It just makes life quite easy. I can suppose it's a slight inconvenience to shoot photos in the midst of cooking in the kitchen as you ordinarily have sticky hands thus i sincerely appreciate the time and energy she devote for making this blogpost and recipe easily followed.
With that said I am inspired to present my own recipes similarly. Many thanks for the idea.
I had been tweaking the original recipe create it for the taste of my family. Need to say it absolutely was an awesome outcome. They loved the taste, the structure and enjoyed getting a treat such as this in the midst of a hectic week. They basically demanded lots more, more and more. Thus the next occasion I am not going to commit the same mistake. I am likely to twin the amount .
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/afok_a497yY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen title="Watch Later (c) by XlearInc" style="float:right;padding:10px 0px 10px 10px;border:0px;"></iframe>Perhaps you have ever found yourself needing a last-minute breakfast for your family or dessert for a party but lacking enough time to make it from scratch? With homemade make-ahead mixes, your problem is solved. Not only are these dry mixes frugal, they have been time-saving and far tastier than boxed mixes from the grocery store. They can also <a href="http://www.suncakemom.com/treats/sugar-free-sponge-cake/">minimize</a> the mess when your youngster is helping you bake muffins or quick breads.
Finding Recipes for Homemade Dry Mixes
Homemade mixes can be made for numerous food categories, but in this article I focus mainly on flour-based foods like quick breads, pancakes and muffins. When selecting your mixes, start with recipes that your loved ones already enjoys. Most recipes for pancakes, calzone or pizza dough and muffins can be easily multiplied.
Making sure you have room to store your mixes is very important. Things made out of whole wheat flour should be refrigerated or frozen otherwise the germ will spoil and simply take rancid. I store my mixes either in my get cold or the pantry stacked in large Tupperware bowls. Your mixes will be stored with the dry ingredients already combined for later use.
Assembling Your Homemade Mixes
Flour (I prefer wheat) and other ingredients for homemade dry mixes. Photo by Melanie Martinelli
Purchase your ingredients ahead of time to make sure you have the amounts that you need. When planning for assembly day, make an effort to set aside a morning or possibly a full day if you're really ambitious! Setting out your measuring cups, spoons and ingredients the night before is very helpful. Since they are all dry ingredients, you don't have to bother about spoilage. You might use multiple sets of measuring cups to limit wash time" if you are making a large selection of mixes.
I find it works best to assemble one mix at the same time to cut down on the confusion of what has or hasn't been added. For each recipe, I multiply the ingredients by two or four, which I find makes for the easiest calculations. Be sure to include the wet ingredients in your calculations so that later you don't end up adding a lot of or not enough liquid to each batch.
Your dry mixes can be stored in large containers or in individual bags to save yourself the math of figuring out how much to use for each batch. I love to store my calzone and pizza crust mixes in individual freezer bags and my pancake and muffin mixes in large sealed bowls. After assembly, set aside your mixes and be prepared to enjoy the fruits of your labor when you are pinched for time.
Utilizing your Make-Ahead Homemade Mixes
It's fun to use homemade mixes for a variety of situations. It's an easy task to put your dry pizza crust mix into the bread machine and start the dough setting for an easy supper. Making banana bread together with your toddler or preschooler may be simpler and less messy if you're in a hurry. A quick dessert can be whipped up with the dry ingredients for cupcakes ready and waiting in your cupboard.
With some initial time and effort as well as some help from your children, you can be prepared for whatever last-minute situation you may encounter when it comes to food. And we all know that all of us could use extra minutes in our day!
Jennifer Thorson has written 77 posts in this blog.
Wife of one, mom of three so far! and daughter of God. She blogs at where she shares recipes, devotions, young ones activities and how she and her family strive to live with purpose, one day at a time!