If you are good at playing with ingredients without changing the basic gest of a recipe, then you are pro to try altering baking recipes. Altering recipes is all about replacing the old version to invent something new.
But even if you are a master baker or renowned cooking expert of your vicinity, altering baking recipe is something more than re-inventing stews and soups.
Therefore, this article has brought you five pro tips to get started.
Note: Altering any recipe, especially, baking recipes require years of experience and a piece of proper knowledge. Therefore, if you are a beginner in altering the recipes arena, then start slow.
1. Try Including New Flavors For Altering Baking Recipes
Start with including new flavors by adding herbs, spices, and extracts like adding citrus zest, etc. You can also try with adding nuts and dry fruits for making baked recipe nutty and flavorful. All these experiments can be safely carried out with cookie recipes without disbalancing the basic recipe.
2. Change One Item At A Time To Alter Structural Recipe
Once your experiment with added flavors like herbs, etc. has phenomenally worked wonders, then start with the next. Try to change the structural recipes but replacing one item at a time. It might happen that the alternative chosen by you did work wonders with the recipe at all. In that case, you might need to invest time to understand the fundamental flaws and make the altering work for the recipe.
Ways To Change Specific Ingredient At A Time
Reducing sugar in baking recipes: Start with a small amount like ten to twelve percent at a time. If you loved the result, you might go ahead with higher percentages.
Replacing refined flour with whole grain: Whole grains have an ample amount of health benefits over refined flour. Therefore, you can try altering the recipes but in tiny steps. Try it with a small amount, and if the trick worked wonder, increase the amount, or replace it with an alternative.
Similarly, you can try replacing dairy products and fats.
3. Alter The Recipes To Make Them Quick To Cook
Baking recipes take time and hard work for fluffier outcome. However, not all the time, you can have plenty of time to bake. Sometimes, you might need to cook in an hour because guests have already completed half of the distance to your home. Therefore, once you have mastered the tricks of alerting baking recipes, start focusing on reducing the baking time.
For example, you can try curbing the flour shifting or greasing the parchment papers, etc. You need to devise a way where you can make delicious baked products within a quick span of time.
Dear bakers, there is no age for learning and experimenting. So, enjoy baking and altering recipes with the pro tips explained above. However, these tips aren’t the end of your experimenting regime. You can add your ideas and may prepare a guide to be followed by others someday.