Pointers for: Quick Breads, Biscuits & Scones

Before you grease your bread or muffin tin, read these tips to guarantee your success in the kitchen.
Muffin and Quick-Bread Tips
Banana Bread Your muffins can look this perfect
if you follow these simple tips.

To keep the edges of your muffins and quick breads nicely rounded, grease the muffin cups or baking pans on the bottoms and only 1/2 inch up sides

After adding the liquid mixture to the flour mixture, stir just until moistened. If you stir until the batter is smooth, your muffins and quick breads will have a tough texture.

Be sure to bake muffin and quick-bread batter right away. Batters with baking powder and/or baking soda lose leavening power if the batter is not baked immediately.

To avoid soggy sides and bottoms, cool muffins and quick breads in baking pans only as long as directed in the recipe.

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