In many ways, baking and roasting are both forms of dry heat cooking. Instead of happening over an open flame, it happens in a small space like an oven.
Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy. ~ Mary Berry.
Few people know this about me, but I love baking pies. ~ Hilary Swank.
In baking, cooks need to understand ingredient ratios. ~ Sherry Yard.
Unlike writing a book, which can take several years, baking is instant gratification. ~ Jenna Blum.
Baking is about multi-tasking. If you are organized and prepared, that’s half the battle. ~ Johnny Iuzzini.
I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success. ~ Mary Berry.
Since I was a kid, baking has been part of my life. ~ Paul Hollywood.
I like the exactness of baking. I’m not someone who’s like, ‘I’ll just throw a bunch of stuff together. This is gonna taste delicious.’ I am a rule follower: I really like the measuring. It’s completely tedious, but I love that. It’s calming. And I am a total sweetaholic. ~ Madeline Brewer.
I’m not a baker, and I don’t know anything about baking, and I don’t claim to. ~ Nicole Byer.
I have dreams of becoming a professional pastry chef and having a little bakery – that’s how much I love baking. I love to cook in general, but my heart lies in desserts. ~ Kim Barnouin.
I’ve always loved baking – it’s a huge part of who I am and what I do. ~ Elizabeth Chambers.
Christmas for me is all about spending time with my family. I cherish any chance we have to spend all day together making gingerbread houses, baking cookies, or sitting around and watching movies. ~ Blake Lively.
I believe with baking there is a certain nostalgic fix. ~ James William Middleton.
I played in Sri Lanka, so I know how hard it is to come here and win. The weather is baking hot and the conditions are alien to English cricketers. ~ Jonathan Agnew.
You don’t have to love cooking to cook, but you have to do more than love baking to bake. You have to bake out of love. ~ Tom Junod.
Baking is both an art and a science. ~ Sherry Yard.
I love being at home and cooking and baking. ~ Blake Lively.
A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it. ~ Danielle Steel.
I have gone through some bad times with my own business. At one point, I was working my socks off, driving, delivering, baking. It was hard, hard work. But I worked through it. Running your own bakery is hard. I never came close to bankruptcy, but I had to cut back on staff. ~ Paul Hollywood.
It used to be the one or the other, right? You were the ‘bad girl’ or the ‘good girl’ or the ‘bad mother’ or ‘the good mother,’ ‘the horrible businesswoman who eschewed her children’ or ‘the earth mother who was happy to be at home baking pies,’ all of that stuff that we sort of knew was a lie. ~ Annette Bening.
Baking can be done with a few simple ingredients, so it’s about simplicity and nostalgia – people are reminded of their childhood. ~ Paul Hollywood.
Every single day I’m alive or you’re alive, we’re choosing this life and this persona. We choose to be the stay-at-home mom who loves baking and Pilates. We choose to be a hipster who loves coffee shops and artisan goods. We choose to be a lawyer who runs marathons and only eats organic. ~ Rachel Hollis.
Baking is a matter of precision and timing, but I just make things up as I go. ~ Rumaan Alam.
Best Baking Quotes
Baking is more like chemistry, following certain instructions and knowing what comes out in the end. It’s almost reassuring! Songwriting is a creative process where you go into a session with nothing and can come out of it with something incredible in the end. I never feel like I’m taking a risk with baking, but always with songwriting. ~ Alice Merton.
Short waves will be generally used in the kitchen for roasting and baking, almost instantaneously. ~ Lee De Forest.
Always bake in the center of the oven. A pan placed too close to the bottom of the oven will receive more heat radiating from the oven floor, baking it faster from the bottom. The reverse is true of something baked on the top rack. Always bake in the center for the most even baking and browning all around. ~ Claire Saffitz.
I love baking cakes and slices and biscuits, but I will only make them if I’m going somewhere with lots of people so I can share them around. I’ve got a sweet tooth, and I’m not good with discipline, so it’s easier if I just don’t have desserts in the house. ~ Rebecca Breeds.
I think baking’s far easier than cooking, and because of that, it’s more approachable. ~ Paul Hollywood.
I want to work on some more complicated baking… and it would be interactive! ~ Lisa Loeb.
There are divisions between a culinary chef and a dessert chef, also called a pastry chef. There are specializations within the pastry chef field. Some pastry chefs specialize in baking breads, while others are master cake designers. Each field requires an exceptional level of creativity and attention to detail. ~ Ron Ben-Israel.
Baking is how you start kids at cooking in the kitchen. It’s fun whether it’s baking bread or cookies. With baking, you have to be exact when it comes to ingredients. ~ Sandra Lee.
The biggest challenge of being a pastry chef is that, unlike other types of chefs, you can’t throw things together at a farmer’s market. When you’re working with baking powder and a formula, you have to be exact. If not, things can go wrong. ~ Carla Hall.
Civilisation was built around wheat, around people settling down and not being nomadic. Baking is one of the oldest professions. ~ Paul Hollywood.
Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie. ~ Gloria Steinem.
I don’t think anyone gets into comedy to host a baking show. ~ Nicole Byer.
I love cooking and baking in my free time and getting outside and walking around, as well as shopping and eating. ~ Devon Windsor.
Top Baking Quotes
Baking makes me focus. On weighing the sugar. On sieving the flour. I find it calming and rewarding because, in fairness, it is sort of magic – you start off with all this disparate stuff, such as butter and eggs, and what you end up with is so totally different. And also delicious. ~ Marian Keyes.
There are so many forms of love. Spending time with friends, love stories. I enjoy showing my love by baking a cake for somebody and writing his or her name on it, and seeing his or her reaction. I love to offer flowers, too! ~ Pom Klementieff.
If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation. ~ Regina Brett.
I am good at baking. I don’t know if that counts as a talent, but I love to bake. Everybody says I’m good at it, so apparently I make the best banana bread. ~ Meaghan Jette Martin.
Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile. ~ Anna Olson.
Short Baking Quotes
Baking is too precise for me. I cook with a pinch of this or that. ~ Eva Longoria.
It’s all about a balancing act between time, temperature and ingredients: That’s the art of baking. ~ Peter Reinhart.
Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary. ~ Patricia Briggs.
Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos. ~ Don Kardong.
Baking is my business, and it will always come first. ~ Dwight Henry.
God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but he expects us to do the baking! ~ Chip Ingram.
Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary. ~ Patricia Briggs.
Every skilled baker was first an amateur! ~ Chris Geiger.
Get digital scales because, for baking, balance scales just aren’t accurate enough: it’s all in the weighing up. ~ Paul Hollywood.
The standard model of particle physics says that the universe consists of a very small number of particles, 12, and a very small number of forces, four. If we’re correct about those 12 particles and those four forces and understand how they interact, properly, we have the recipe for baking up a universe. ~ Robert J. Sawyer.
Baking is my pastime. I just love creating things. But it’s not what I want to do for a living. Acting is what I want to do. ~ Ed Oxenbould.
Most recently, I learned another hobby: baking. It’s so much fun to mix all the ingredients and to see the cake come out nice. It’s so rewarding when the cake comes out great and tastes great. ~ Yani Tseng.
Make gifts meaningful by putting the time in creating them, whether baking and cooking, or in making arts and craft. It will all have more meaning for the giver and receiver. ~ Lidia Bastianich.
I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire. There’s no difference in how seriously you take the job, how seriously you approach your whole life. ~ Martha Stewart.
Baking is therapy. ~ Paul Hollywood.
I’ve started baking. Having my hands deep in dough keeps them away from my phone. ~ Katy Tur.
Cooking involves a deadline and hungry people and ingredients that expire in a week. It’s stressful. Cooking happens on the stove and on the clock. Baking happens with ingredients that last for months and come to life inside a warm oven. Baking is slow and leisurely. ~ Regina Brett.
I actually use baking soda to exfoliate my lips – I mix a little bit with water and use my fingers to lightly scrub with it. Then I use jojoba oil and olive oil to keep them moisturized. ~ Lindsey Wixson.
My mother was born in June and later, feeling a vacancy, chose her birth month for her middle name. Marry to marry, had kids because that’s what was done. Liked crossword puzzles, liked lilac trees, liked baking in the sun, and liked Bing Crosby. ~ Judith Viorst.
I prefer cooking to baking. Baking, to me, is very precise, and it’s about perfection. ~ Ree Drummond.
I want to pass on my secrets to people who are going to say, ‘I have realised that I love baking, and now I’m going to make my bread and sell it at the local farmers’ market,’ or who might say, ‘I am going to use the local Post Office in our village to sell my cakes.’ I want to give them that little bit of fire. ~ Paul Hollywood.
If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion. ~ Elon Musk.
Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal. ~ Sandra Lee.
The future… seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done. ~ Edward Young.
Baking’s meant to be done at home. It’s meant to be a good time. It’s not about, like, hoarding secrets. It’s about sharing them. ~ Christina Tosi.
Baking and coding involve using the same parts of your brain and a lot of the same skills, like being able to follow directions or create directions in a very systematic way. ~ Robin Sloan.
This was why she enjoyed baking. A good dessert could make her feel like she’d created joy at the tips of her fingers. Suddenly, the people around the table were no longer strangers. They were friends and confidantes, and she was sharing with them her magic. ~ Marissa Meyer.