Baking is one of life’s pleasures that can be shared and enjoyed by all your friends and family. It is one of those skills that keeps evolving and at which you can get better and better, it is also a fascinating hobby as you engage with baking only then do you become aware of it’s intricacies unfolding but you have to get started and the best place to start is to remember the 5 golden rules:

  1. Preheat over to the correct temperature
  2. Weigh ingredients accurately
  3. Use the right tin size
  4. Use the centre of the oven
  5. Bake for the specified time and test using a knife or skewer


It doesn’t matter what recipe you are using if keep these rules & build them into your routine, you will bake successfully.