This just in…

16 Aug

It is both safe and effective to line your cake pan with wax paper. This makes your cake easy to remove from the bottom of the pan and creates a smooth sufface for frosting.

It is neither safe nor effective to line a cookie sheet with wax paper. This will cause a fire in your oven and leave both levels of your home filled with smoke.

It is helpful to understand substitutions when baking. For example, you may substitute 1/2 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup dark brown sugar for 1 cup of light brown sugar. You may NOT substitute wax paper for parchment paper.

We’ll file that away under “Lessons learned the first time.”

If you’ll excuse me, I have some smoked chocolate chip cookies to eat.

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