Homemade desserts can be a pain for any cook, whether they are male or female. Why is that? Most people tend to associate homemade desserts with pies and stuff you have to bake for three hours on end, with two hours having been wasted on preparing the dough beforehand. Even with a regular cheesecake, you need to wait for at least two hours for it to be chilled in the fridge.
So, with that in mind, it’s easy to see that making your own desserts can be tedious business and that one needs a lot of spare time for the endeavor. Just like there’s no golden rule to doing anything in life, the same goes for the desserts you can make at home.
You don’t have to waste a lot of time in the kitchen. You can make use of several simple tips and tricks, some of which we will do our best at detailing below.
Use any resource you can find
Websites like Martha Stewart’s have heaps of articles on making your own food in as little as fifteen minutes. If that doesn’t seem feasible, you will also come across a plethora of posts and videos that will tell you how you can make a delicious treat out of just three ingredients. Social media can be of assistance in this sense, with channels or pages like Nifty or Tasty.
Many people tend to confuse ‘homemade’ with ‘all-natural.’ Come to think of it, few of the treats made by moms nowadays are 100% natural. Even they use baking soda and a variety of other products that can make their life easier. Cupcake and muffin mixes are particularly popular with people who want to make the dough in just one bowl and then have everything ready as soon as possible.
No oven? No problem. You can make do with a microwave. And by the way, microwaving your food is safe, at least based on what the World Health Organization has to say about it.
Appliances can make your life easier
While you might not need a cake pop maker if you don’t plan to use it regularly and if your kitchen space is somewhat limited, there are several appliances that you can use and that can considerably take the hassle out of everything.
For instance, if you like to gorge on frozen yogurt now and again, you might not know that there’s a device that can help you make your own at home. The fact is that spending 10 to 14 bucks on a serving of frozen yogurt is somewhat counterproductive because, with the value of just several servings, you can get your own frozen yogurt maker. Of course, before deciding on a particular one, we do recommend reading a complete review.
Nevertheless, we would like to point out that some appliances often go unused. The author of this article has owned a waffle maker for over two years and has used it under ten times.
Unless you want to end up with a lot of gadgets and devices and then have to sell them for cheap just because you don’t want to see them anymore, we advise against buying an appliance for everything you want to make.