There isn’t a bigger joy than whipping up a quick batter and placing it in the oven. Even better is watching your cake poof up in the oven and fill your kitchen with a sweet aroma. Baking is bliss, almost therapeutic. Apart from cakes, it applies to other treats such as pies, pastries, tarts, cookies and much more.

However, if you are a beginner and keen on learning how to bake, you must understand that it’s not easy. In fact, it is extremely tricky. Sure, when you master the art of baking, it becomes a cake walk (pun intended). But it requires a lot of precision, practice and perseverance before you can churn out batch after batch of let’s say, moist chewy cookies.

Here are a few baking tips that can come in handy if you are looking to experiment with the oven: