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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  • Tara
    Tara Day ago

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

  • Hello Beautiful
    Hello Beautiful 2 days 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 8 days 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 9 days ago

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

  • Brittney Nechole
    Brittney Nechole 11 days 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 13 days ago

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

  • HyperactiveBunnies
    HyperactiveBunnies 14 days 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 16 days ago

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

  • BFFBlog101
    BFFBlog101 18 days 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 19 days ago

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

  • John Honce
    John Honce 19 days ago

    All of the 455 dislikes are busfeed employees.
    👍👌

    • John Honce
      John Honce 19 days ago

      Edit: Buzzfeed, not busfeed
      👍

  • # Kimchiadventures
    # Kimchiadventures 21 day 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 28 days 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 28 days ago

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

  • KMF
    KMF Month ago

    I like my cookies crispy

  • Janette Nassaney
    Janette Nassaney Month ago

    I knew I had to subscribe when you quoted friends!

  • Emma Kuhlmann
    Emma Kuhlmann Month 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...
    😬😁😂

  • S&S Haul
    S&S Haul Month ago

    I need someone like Chris in my lifeee

  • C J
    C J Month ago

    Sandwich the dough with the parchment paper, roll.

  • C J
    C J Month ago

    It’s called food coloring.

  • Karen Blackburn
    Karen Blackburn Month 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 Month 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 Month 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 Month ago

    Making it more reccomended

  • jessica hernandez
    jessica hernandez Month 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 Month ago

    My gma uses a turkey baster for cupcakes.

  • Andie Early
    Andie Early Month 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 Month ago

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

  • Melisa Ramdhansingh

    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 Month 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 Month 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 Month 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 Month ago

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

  • mary carruthers
    mary carruthers Month 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 2 months ago

    I love the ice cream hack.

  • Jenny Watson
    Jenny Watson 2 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 2 months ago

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

  • Kyliee Thurston
    Kyliee Thurston 2 months ago

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

  • Ben Nightingale
    Ben Nightingale 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago +1

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

  • Hella
    Hella 2 months ago

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

  • Heather Harrison
    Heather Harrison 2 months ago

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

  • nerdy fun
    nerdy fun 2 months ago

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

  • Victoria Merker
    Victoria Merker 2 months ago

    What is that cookie recipe 😍

  • Malesa Novak
    Malesa Novak 2 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 2 months ago

    No hate but why did those cookies look like dog poop

  • S. Moon
    S. Moon 2 months ago

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

  • Brenda Juan
    Brenda Juan 2 months ago

    But grape is my favorite....... 🍇💜

  • Fluffymad 22
    Fluffymad 22 2 months ago

    Friiieennndddsss references

  • Bargainman
    Bargainman 2 months ago

    www1.sweatco.in/i/pffhahaha

  • cheyenne henry
    cheyenne henry 2 months ago +1

    I think with the jello hack you should have gone through the process of making the jello then before sticking it in the fridge used the liquid as the dye it would work a lot better and you would get the taste and more color

  • Emily Caitlynn
    Emily Caitlynn 2 months ago

    use egg shell to get egg shell out of eggs hahaha works every time.

  • Вкуско
    Вкуско 2 months ago

    how to get a tiny little shell in the egg so easy use a big shell from the egg to scoop it

  • JY Acio
    JY Acio 2 months ago

    Make Macarons

  • lydia Cottrell
    lydia Cottrell 2 months ago

    The best is summer berry punch and the worse is grape

  • Jessica Walla
    Jessica Walla 2 months ago

    You can also get a small piece of eggshell out of the yolk using half of the shell you just broke to scoop it out. I don't know why it works, but it does!

  • Meghan Stoneburner
    Meghan Stoneburner 2 months ago

    "It's barely green. It's just gre." hahaha laughed so hard at this part!

  • S Kenzig
    S Kenzig 2 months ago

    I always was told to put bread in, never heard of the apple hack

  • Lily North
    Lily North 2 months ago

    hi! another easy way to soften butter is to stick it in the microwave on time defrost for like 30-45 seconds and it will be soft but not melty! you just have to make sure it’s on defrost and not just normal because i’ve definitely accidentally liquified my butter that way

  • Anne Vlogs
    Anne Vlogs 2 months ago +2

    The comment section is filled with how to do stuff 😂

  • B V
    B V 2 months ago

    For the jello, if you dont want the granules, you probably should mix with a smidge of hot water.

  • Nashy
    Nashy 2 months ago +3

    The ice cream scoop is supposed to make even cupcakes

  • Sophia Salgado
    Sophia Salgado 2 months ago +3

    Lol I was this close 👉🏻👈🏻 to ckecking my oven lolol

  • Alexis Martin
    Alexis Martin 2 months ago

    I use the ziploc bag to pipe all the time. Just make sure you have thick enough icing and like you said a sturdy bag

  • camille damianoff
    camille damianoff 2 months ago

    The worst flavor is pinaple

  • Diana Galvez
    Diana Galvez 2 months ago

    I love your bubbly and fun personality! 🙂❤️

  • Cooking Up Laughs
    Cooking Up Laughs 2 months ago +1

    I tried the egg shell and water hack, and it worked way better for me, it worked perfectly. I also think I had a little more water than her on my finger.

  • Ida Waterwave
    Ida Waterwave 2 months ago

    When I make cupcakes I just put them on a normal tray and it’s the same so those jar thing aren’t needed
    And my cupcakes don’t expand lile that they stay in their normal way

  • Faith Barnes
    Faith Barnes 3 months ago

    I agree with you on the best and worst jello flavors😉

  • Fleur Habets
    Fleur Habets 3 months ago

    Must be a Dutch thing that cookies should be crunchy😅

  • Kiara Lord
    Kiara Lord 3 months ago

    I know this is an old video, but a good way to get eggshell out is to use the eggshell itself!

  • Jessica Brecount
    Jessica Brecount 3 months ago

    Okay so for the egg shell one, I have always wet a piece of the egg shell that I just cracked and then used that to get it out and it works perfect.

  • Angela Hagerman
    Angela Hagerman 3 months ago

    *doesnt have a cupcake tin* has a fucking mason jar lid??? Let alone enough to make a lot of cupcakes?? 😂 that was silly to me lol buzzfeed gets me every time

  • Shifat Maria
    Shifat Maria 3 months ago

    Melt the jello with some water. It will look like messy thick jam... Cool it & then mix it in buttercream! This hack REALLY works!!!

  • Eraina Roe
    Eraina Roe 3 months ago

    I thought my house was on fire at 12:22 😅

  • Shannon Ovitt
    Shannon Ovitt 3 months ago

    The butter softening one has worked for me with a glass cup. I don’t think ceramic works.

  • Pink Heart
    Pink Heart 3 months ago

    Why am I here I don't even bake or have an oven?😂

  • brandie wilcox
    brandie wilcox 3 months ago

    i bet if you turned the mason jar ring the other way and then put the liner in, the cupcake would have looked better

  • Ronell jordan
    Ronell jordan 3 months ago

    Egg shells come out of the bowl wayyyyyy easier if you use the big part of the egg shell

  • Jaedah T
    Jaedah T 3 months ago

    I don't eat jello for 2 reasons
    1. made from cow nails
    2. Not worth it (doesn't taste that good

  • Tiffany Moston
    Tiffany Moston 3 months ago +1

    Another hack for removing egg shell - use the egg shell itself 👍🏻

  • meredith walker
    meredith walker 3 months ago +1

    worst jello: grape
    best jello: lime

  • meredith walker
    meredith walker 3 months ago

    Omg I seriously thought it was my oven😂

  • Lisa Marie
    Lisa Marie 3 months ago

    I made pizza dough last night for dinner and I don’t own a rolling pin. I used a wine bottle that was clean but still had about half the bottle of wine in it and worked very well! I assume because rolling pin are on the heavier side typically that having the wine in there as extra weight is the reason it worked so well. But if I ever need that hack again I will most defiantly will be using it!

  • Xinia Calvo
    Xinia Calvo 3 months ago

    I actual use the marshmello technique to make icing for my cakes but, instead of putting it like that , i bain-marie the marshmellos until they are complitely melted.
    Then, i just use them as normal icing and the marshmellos don't become solid again they just stay melted and taste DELICIOUS.

  • yasmien el m
    yasmien el m 3 months ago

    But what if you don't have a rolling pin and are muslim, i mean if you don't have a wine bottle in your house

  • ScratchSupper
    ScratchSupper 3 months ago

    Skip the marshmallows. Just make an Italian meringue.

  • Hannah Holman
    Hannah Holman 3 months ago

    Best hack to get egg shell out is to use egg shell to fish it out. Works every time

  • Carla Viteri
    Carla Viteri 3 months ago

    The icing in the bag thingie you can use any bag....

  • Daxiana Windom
    Daxiana Windom 4 months ago

    a BALD cupcake🤣🤣

  • ME Dibble
    ME Dibble 4 months ago

    the Marshmallow hack was a joke however if you made the marshmallow but used less gelatin you could make it into a spread instead of a set marshmallow that way you can spread it on the cupcake other than melting it on and finish with a kitchen blowtorch to toast it. The other thing you can do if you make your own marshmallow is add other flavors I find adding citrus helps cut through the sweetness and using an icing bag is hardly a Hack is it and the bottle hack again hardly a hack just because this is the first time you have heard of it does not make it something new

  • Kylie Perry
    Kylie Perry 4 months ago

    I am the person who has jello but not food coloring. I need jello to make jello shots, so I always have it on hand. I never bake so I never have food coloring.

    Edit: Best flavor is Cranberry, worst is Orange.

  • Megan Crane
    Megan Crane 4 months ago

    You should try the desert sheet pan from tasty!

  • Livi Otte
    Livi Otte 4 months ago +1

    I made Buttercream icing one night and I thought it was time to go to bed so I went to bed and I woke up the next morning to my brother eating the buttercream icing out of the jar and had put it in the last night saying it was yummy yogurt

  • Karina Yeager
    Karina Yeager 4 months ago

    When I bake cookies I let them cool a bit then put them in a zip lock bag in my pantry they stay soft!! And last a week :)

  • Tara Loves Dogs
    Tara Loves Dogs 4 months ago +1

    I agree on you with the best and worst flavor of Jello, Blue Raspberry is amazing and Grape is gross.

  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca M. 4 months ago

    Watermelon and blue raspberry are the best ones the grossest one is orange

  • Miss Amanda's world
    Miss Amanda's world 4 months ago

    I don't eat Jello but grape everything is typically the worst other then color and actual grapes.