Toothpick Test Alternatives

Don't have a toothpick on hand to test whether your baked goods are done? We know what else you can use!

Toothpick Substitutes

Toothpicks are undeniably the best tool for checking the doneness of baked goods, but don't panic if you find yourself without one. You can also use a thin bamboo skewer, a clean length of natural broom straw, or even a straight length of wire. Just make sure the alternative tool you use is inserted into the center of your baked treat and comes out clean.

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