BUZZFEED'S 10 "LIFE-CHANGING" BAKING HACKS... TESTED!

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  • Since I'm in the middle of Christmas baking, I wanted to test out Buzzfeed's baking hacks to see if they're actually "life-changing"...
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  • KorrynTH
    KorrynTH 9 hours ago

    Lol the wine bottle as a rolling pin reminded me of “my drunk kitchen.” When you get messed up on wine and wanna make a pie

  • Alison Athena
    Alison Athena 2 days ago

    wait so she isnt jaclyn hill’s twin

  • lona west
    lona west 2 days ago

    your jello chooses are the same as mine XD

  • Semi Sinister
    Semi Sinister 4 days ago +1

    Rach: I can't taste the marshmallow
    Nobody:
    Blossom: HOW TO TELL IF YOUR FOOD IS REAL PT. 2

  • Francis Coleman
    Francis Coleman 5 days ago

    At 12:09 and 12:14 I was too immature at 23 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • guinea pig girl vlogs? ???????

    when she called mason jar rings "sealers" and "lids" my southern heart freaked the fuck out, the rings are to help the lids seal, the lids seal it and the rings keep it sealed after the rings did their job, the rings are reusable but the seal on the lids are a one time thing

  • Ant V
    Ant V 5 days ago

    Use turmeric to get yellow.

  • only human
    only human 6 days ago

    The best jello is woodruff but it doesn't really exist in the US... 😋🤤

  • NurseDrizzles
    NurseDrizzles 6 days ago

    Flip the Mason jar rings over - so that they actually support the cupcake liners.
    Also the point of using the ice cream scoop is that the blade that pushes things out of the scoop do a great job scraping the scoop so you don't make a mess. C'mon. Torture to watch the point get missed. 😞

  • Κωνσταντίνα Τ.

    She had me at the Friends reference

  • If it fitz it bakes
    If it fitz it bakes 7 days ago

    You called frosting "icing" like 40 times but meh... Also could the marshmallow work if you baked it with the cupcake... Like putnit in the raw batter on top? Seems like that might keep it from falling off but I'm sure it would get quite toasted by the time the cupcake was done.

  • Ryan Breidel
    Ryan Breidel 7 days ago

  • Damian Hodges
    Damian Hodges 7 days ago

    Why would you use a plastic bag when you can just use a piping bag and a nice rose or star tip.

  • Decorby Desirae
    Decorby Desirae 7 days ago

    If you don’t have a cupcake tin your can also just triple your cupcake liners and it holds them in place.

  • Philemaphobia
    Philemaphobia 9 days ago

    The apple piece in the cookie jar is a standard German Christmas Cookie Rescuer. The apple must be separated from the cookies by a sheet of sandwich paper and it should be a stored apple that’s not too moist ( just the kind of apples you get around Christmas here) and works best for cookies that are meant to be stored or meant to soften after baking like cinnamon stars (they sit for 24 hours before baking them for a very short time, then come out the oven ‚rock hard‘, then they catch any moisture they can get. (Maybe because there is no flour in them but almonds, hazelnuts and powdered sugar (modern recipes have up to 10% flour for baking convenience and to shorten sitting time as well as adding a little inbuilt softness.)
    There are more German/central european cookie recipes without flour ( dating back to times of grain shortage in the winter, as many of them derived from historically poor regions like Schwaben)

  • Jacky Marchesano
    Jacky Marchesano 10 days ago +1

    For the softened butter hack...I use it when making icing or creaming sugars and I have to use 1/2 cup of sugar...Cut your stick of butter into chunks (I cut it into 4 pieces), boil water in the teapot, pour it in a microwave safe bowl leave sit 5-7 minutes, pour the water out, put in upside down over the butter leave for 5-7 minutes and you should be good to go

  • Valentina
    Valentina 10 days ago

    i feel like maybe melting a little bit of jello in hot water and then using it as food coloring would be better and it would get rid of the grains

  • Stigglitz
    Stigglitz 10 days ago +1

    I don’t know where you’re getting your taste buds from lady but best jello is LIME

  • Olivia
    Olivia 12 days ago

    I have a feeling I’ve already watched this. But I’m not sure

  • Bork Bork
    Bork Bork 12 days ago

    Cool aid would work better than Jello...

  • Melanie Wright
    Melanie Wright 13 days ago

    To freeze cookie dough I usually use a cookie scoop onto parchment paper and then freeze the pan tray for a 5-10 minutes before putting each of the balls of dough into a large container. As I freeze one tray, I’m scooping another and then rotating between scooping to freeze and taking it off the pan into a larger container.

  • Mikaila Gainer
    Mikaila Gainer 14 days ago +1

    Who else honestly actually uses zip lock bags instead of a cake decorator? I always use them to decorate my cakes LOL who wastes money on a cake decorator???

  • Sophia & Brothers
    Sophia & Brothers 14 days ago

    Microwaveable macaroni cheese 🧀
    1) Place macaroni in a mug and put in microwave for 2mins
    2) Add milk, cheese and mix
    3) Then place in microwave for a further 1min or 30sec

  • M. Squishies
    M. Squishies 14 days ago

    New to this channel already love it great vid

  • Meredithio - M
    Meredithio - M 15 days ago

    see my ice cream scoop doesn’t scoop itself and my cupcake scooper is what you call an ice cream scoop

  • Marianna Davis
    Marianna Davis 15 days ago

    Cool aid works better to dye icing

  • Yum Chickens
    Yum Chickens 15 days ago

    Grape is my favorite jello!!

  • Slime Alive 25
    Slime Alive 25 15 days ago +1

    So for the egg, to get the egg shell out right away scoop it with the egg shell that isn’t in the eggs and push it to the side of the bowl and carefully bring it to the top of the bowl. No struggle at all.

  • Geibaby Guyton
    Geibaby Guyton 16 days ago

    Dats not a marshmallow then 😂

  • Ashlynn McGaughey
    Ashlynn McGaughey 16 days ago

    You should try koolaid instead of jello for the icing hack

  • Markae Pisano
    Markae Pisano 16 days ago

    🙈

  • haras022 222
    haras022 222 16 days ago

    Who else HATES jello

  • Imma Cecere
    Imma Cecere 17 days ago

    11:40 I always do it!

  • Gamers Guide
    Gamers Guide 17 days ago

    She Know All About Them Blue raspberry Jello Shots!🤣

  • Tenlee Shaw
    Tenlee Shaw 17 days ago

    Worse = banana and best = lime

  • Chyna Price
    Chyna Price 18 days ago

    Fondant is just made from marshmallows idk if you knew that?

  • Scarlet Vance
    Scarlet Vance 18 days ago

    I dont have a worst favorite

  • Scarlet Vance
    Scarlet Vance 18 days ago

    I agree with you when you said blue raspberry Jell-O was the best but I disagree with you when you said grape Jell-O was the worst

  • Lindsey Emra
    Lindsey Emra 19 days ago

    I love friends! You get a like for Joey.

  • Cindy Duncomb
    Cindy Duncomb 19 days ago

    Lol!!! Extra cookie dough. That’s funny. Lol

  • cupcakexlindsay
    cupcakexlindsay 23 days ago

    I’ve heard of putting a piece of bread in with cookies to keep them moist but not apples!

  • Alicia Gould
    Alicia Gould 24 days ago +1

    Should have turned the mason jar lids upside down would keep the cupcakes smaller :)

  • Chelsea Hypes
    Chelsea Hypes 26 days ago

    Best way to get eggshells out BY FAR is to use part of the shell itself. It sticks to itself naturally so I just use a big chunk. First try every time

  • Hannah Paige
    Hannah Paige 27 days ago

    i really hate orange jello but love berrry blue, lime, and strawberry

  • Kris Jou
    Kris Jou 28 days ago

    i was literally yelling 'dont do it' to most of these. seriously these buzzfeed kitchen hacks are wack

  • brella
    brella 28 days ago

    First time seeing you and you kind of look like Jacklin Hill

  • icewolfmaster horror
    icewolfmaster horror 29 days ago

    I also hate grape jello and I love blue raspberry to

  • Nicholas Miller
    Nicholas Miller Month ago

    If you don't have a cupcake tin, get aluminum foil cupcake papers. They're rigid enough to sit on a tray by themselves.

  • mariam al said
    mariam al said Month ago

    8:18 she doesn’t want the apple flavor to transfer to the cookies looooool, do u put food next to each other and they just transfer taste?! Hhahahhah

  • bel pet
    bel pet Month ago

    I've made 4 dozen cookies... They never make it past 3 days in my family.

  • gstathamflex1
    gstathamflex1 Month ago

    I'd pass on the Jello/Kool aid hack. To flavour buttercream and give it colour I like to add frozen fruit juice concentrate. Usually a tablespoon or so to a cup of buttercream. Great flavours and colours. Don't know if you've ever tried it.

  • Tara
    Tara Month ago

    The reason the top half of butter got soft and not the bottom is because heat rises :)

  • Hello Beautiful
    Hello Beautiful Month ago

    What if u add a little bit of water with the jello mix first? I feel like adding water to jello always makes the colour super vibrant.

  • beanna purvis
    beanna purvis Month ago

    The jello hack i wish she would of added water or milk to the jello first to help melt the jello and would of probably intensified the colors maybe worth a try

  • Chelsey Abbott
    Chelsey Abbott Month ago

    Well its a marshmallow so yeah it melted. Its not going to be like icing its just a marshmellow

  • Brittney Nechole
    Brittney Nechole Month ago

    A smaller hack for the butter... it’s a little messier, but you can soften a stick of butter in a food processor.
    Or just use the defrost setting on the microwave.

  • Nevermind lol Ward
    Nevermind lol Ward Month ago

    Okay but like actually my favorite jello is pineapple and my least favorite is blue raspberry 🙃

  • HyperactiveBunnies
    HyperactiveBunnies Month ago

    For keeping cookies moist I totally recommend a slice of bread 🍞, preferably the ends. It truly works. My sister and I tend to bake chocolate chip cookies 🍪 quite often: keeps them moist and chewy.

  • Kelly
    Kelly Month ago

    I think the jell-o hack would work if you dissolved the granules in a little bit of hot water maybe?

  • BFFBlog101
    BFFBlog101 Month ago

    Here's. A tip that I use. I use the eggshell to get the eggshell out and it sticks to it no problem.

  • Kaitlyn Best
    Kaitlyn Best Month ago

    Haha exactly! Blue raspberry jello is the BEST!!!

  • John Honce
    John Honce Month ago

    All of the 455 dislikes are busfeed employees.
    👍👌

    • John Honce
      John Honce Month ago

      Edit: Buzzfeed, not busfeed
      👍

  • # Kimchiadventures
    # Kimchiadventures Month ago

    u should of taken the marshmellow out when it was still puffy and let it sit for 1 min. it deflates and retains more flavour.

  • KeyStroke
    KeyStroke 2 months ago

    Also, re the Jell-O, it needs water in order to fully dissolve (it's not really fat-soluble) and color or flavor anything. Even a teaspoon would cause your buttercream to split, which isn't good, so I'd suggest perhaps using a stand or immersion mixer.

  • KeyStroke
    KeyStroke 2 months ago

    Barely green,... That's "Gr"
    Bwaaahahahahahahahah!!!

  • KMF
    KMF 2 months ago

    I like my cookies crispy

  • Janette Nassaney
    Janette Nassaney 2 months ago

    I knew I had to subscribe when you quoted friends!

  • Emma Kuhlmann
    Emma Kuhlmann 2 months ago

    BuzzFeed: hack! use an "ice cream" scoop to put batter in the cups for cupcakes
    Trained Culinary Professionals (aka me): we've been using those for years... especially bc they're not ice cream scoops, they're #8 portion scoops...
    😬😁😂

  • Sara Wan
    Sara Wan 2 months ago

    I need someone like Chris in my lifeee

  • C J
    C J 2 months ago

    Sandwich the dough with the parchment paper, roll.

  • C J
    C J 2 months ago

    It’s called food coloring.

  • Karen Blackburn
    Karen Blackburn 2 months ago

    Doesn't everyone use an icing bag for icing? Eggshell removal with the egg shell gates back a century or more. Always works fine. Fill the wine bottle with cold water otherwise you get it too warm, plus you do it with the dough between two sheets of greaseproof paper.

  • Chris Matthews
    Chris Matthews 2 months ago

    I don't normally bother with piping bags and use ziplocs almost exclusively (though I do use a piping tip with them, still.) Works fine, I always have them on hand, and I can stuff a bunch if I have multiple colors.

  • Gary Hillis
    Gary Hillis 2 months ago

    I used to break eggs on the counter instead of the side of the bowl 13:18. I had been told that one is less likely to get egg shells in the bowl that way. I really didn't notice a meaningful difference in that regard, I almost never get shell fragments either way, but I don't like egg whites on the counter top.

  • Thecutekitty 2112
    Thecutekitty 2112 2 months ago

    Making it more reccomended

  • jessica hernandez
    jessica hernandez 2 months ago

    For the marshmallow hack you're supposed to do it at the same time as your cooking the cupcakes, so like 5 min before it's done you add the marshmallow. That keeps it from falling off

  • Tom Kinning
    Tom Kinning 2 months ago

    My gma uses a turkey baster for cupcakes.

  • Andie Early
    Andie Early 2 months ago

    Try putting HALF of a marshmallow on chocolate cookies or homemade Graham crackers topped with chocolate pieces to make hot chocolate & s'mores cookies respectively.

  • Fake Username
    Fake Username 2 months ago

    Why is the apple white after 2 weeks, shouldn't it be brown after like 20 minutes?

  • Melisa Ramdhansingh
    Melisa Ramdhansingh 2 months ago

    I’m actually watching friends right now and taught of you lol... I’m watching the one where they come back from Barbados and Ross touches the fajita skillet with his bare hands lmao..

  • Paige Gottschalk
    Paige Gottschalk 2 months ago

    Maybe try putting the jello in water and then mixing it with buttercream. Then it would have the same consistency as food coloring. Just a thought.. great channel! :)

  • pdciptawarna
    pdciptawarna 2 months ago

    The butter hack work for me probably because I only use a slice of butter and I use glass cup it work really well

  • Miamour4u
    Miamour4u 2 months ago

    Funny how these are hacks here in the USA, but it is actually how we do it in my country ‘cause we are poor 🤣

  • Tacos Forever
    Tacos Forever 3 months ago

    But why does she look like jaclyn hill before the fillers?

  • mary carruthers
    mary carruthers 3 months ago

    I find if you cut the butter into smaller pieces and put the together under the warm mug, then it works better, as it's a smaller surface per piece and a greater surface area

  • Linda Hart
    Linda Hart 3 months ago

    I love the ice cream hack.

  • Jenny Watson
    Jenny Watson 3 months ago

    My aunt uses kool aid packets to flavor and color icing for her cakes. You don’t need much, she uses two packets for a batch that will frost a two to three layer cake.

  • Chrys King
    Chrys King 3 months ago

    With the mason jar lids I would have turned them the other way around...

  • Kyliee Thurston
    Kyliee Thurston 3 months ago

    That's my girl!!! I hate grape jello but I LOVE blue raspberry and lemon

  • Ben Nightingale
    Ben Nightingale 3 months ago

    I bet if you flipped the Mason jar rims over so that the hole is lifted off the cookie sheet, you wouldn't mind up with such wide, spread out cupcakes because the hole would be supporting the liner.

  • Tina Jackson
    Tina Jackson 3 months ago

    I think the mason jar lid rings were supposed to be turned the other way...I'm just saying, the "rim" would be elevated and smaller that way...much like a cupcake tin.

  • Nora Ouellette
    Nora Ouellette 3 months ago

    I can’t relate to the cookies going hard cause cookies never last more than one day in my house

  • Mary Sorensen
    Mary Sorensen 3 months ago +1

    "You don't have a good enough cookie recipe" 🤣

  • Hella
    Hella 3 months ago

    Shouldn't you have turned the mason jar rings the other way around? The other circle looked smaller?

  • Heather Harrison
    Heather Harrison 3 months ago

    Egg shell just use a bigger piece of the shell to pull out the small piece :)

  • nerdy fun
    nerdy fun 3 months ago

    Grape is the best kind of Jell-O blue raspberry is disgusting

  • Victoria Merker
    Victoria Merker 3 months ago

    What is that cookie recipe 😍

  • Malesa Novak
    Malesa Novak 3 months ago

    A slice of bread in your sealed container of brown sugar keeps your brown sugar soft.
    I used the wine bottle as a rolling pin all through college. Lol

  • Crissy Bernard
    Crissy Bernard 3 months ago

    No hate but why did those cookies look like dog poop

  • S. Moon
    S. Moon 3 months ago

    I put tough cookies in the microwave shortly at a lower power level. Softens them up and makes them warm :)