43min beginner

Round up the kiddos and tie on the aprons! It's time to explore the science of baking, with food blogger Kaitlin Garske as your guide. She'll whip up six recipes (including amazing stained glass cookies!), and you'll find out what happens when things go right — and when they go oh-so-wrong.

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Episode descriptions

Chocolate Chip Cookies
1. Episode: Chocolate Chip Cookies
7min

Begin as Kaitlin discusses flour and why it's an important ingredient for any cookie recipe. Then watch as she demonstrates two different ways to make chocolate chip cookies.

Pound Cake
2. Episode: Pound Cake
7min

Find out how to work with butter as Kaitlin shares an easy method for creaming butter to make an ultra-fluffy pound cake.

Blueberry Muffins
3. Episode: Blueberry Muffins
7min

In this lesson, get an intro to leaveners as you learn to make blueberry muffins. Kaitlin explains why using the right leavener (in the right amount) matters a whole lot in baking.

Cinnamon Rolls
4. Episode: Cinnamon Rolls
13min

You may have heard that yeast can be difficult to work with, but Kaitlin takes the mystery and fear out of it in this lesson. Follow along as she guides you to make a batch of homemade cinnamon rolls.

Stained Glass Cookies
5. Episode: Stained Glass Cookies
9min

Wrap things up by learning to make stained glass cookies. Kaitlin teaches you how to melt different candies to create a stunning see-through effect.

About the Teacher

Kaitlin Garske
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