Baking Spices, Extracts & Flavorings
Spices like ginger, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice are essential for great baking. Use these flavors to mix up delectable cakes, cookies, and pies. Not just for fall baking or the holidays, this list of baking spices, flavorings, extracts and vanilla will keep you well-stocked any time you need a sugar rush or sweet treat.
Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
A childhood favorite gets a sophisticated upgrade with Espresso Powder and sea salt.view recipe >
Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake Recipe
An elegant vanilla bean glaze and sweet cinnamon swirl make every bite of this buttery, almond-scented bundt cake absolute bliss.view recipe >
Any-Flavor Swiss Buttercream Recipe
Turn any baking project into a masterpiece with this buttercream. Add a splash of extract for a never-ending array of flavor possibilities!view recipe >
What are the most used baking spices?
Cinnamon is probably the most commonly used baking spice. You'll probably also want to have cocoa powder, vanilla, ginger, and nutmeg on hand. Other baking spices include allspice, cloves, and other extract flavors.
How do I find the best extracts?
For the best baking extracts, it's important they're bake-proof & can withstand high temperatures for baking, so that they retain their flavor even after being in the oven.
What is baking spice?
Baking spice is a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and ginger. To make a simple Baking Spice blend, combine 2 Tbsp cinnamon with 1 Tbsp nutmeg, 1 1/2 tsp allspice and ginger.
What spices are good in cookies?
It depends on the cookie! Definitely vanilla extract. If you want to make gingersnaps, you have to have ground ginger. For snickerdoodle cookies, you'll need cinnamon.
What spices are used in cakes?
The most commonly used spices when making a cake are vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cocoa powder -- or try baking with a different flavor like butterscotch, almond, maple, or lavender extract.