Apart from being able to munch on delicious cakes and cookies being a prominent reason for cooking, baking can also be a very calming activity.
“Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy,” this quote from Mary Berry truly reveal the therapeutic nature of baking. You couldn’t agree more, right?
Baking can soothe ruffled nerves. Moreover, Baking has a set start and end point. It furthermore helps people feel a sense of control and purpose. Hence baking is considered to be very therapeutic. To keep you inspired, down below we have listed the best baking quotes to make life even sweeter. Read on for quotes about why baking is important, fun quotes about baking and quotes about baking from the 'Great British Bake Off', from the likes of Mary Berry!
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Fantastic Baking Quotes And Sayings
Baking is regarded as an inspirational form of cooking that not only lets you prepare amazing food but also engage in fun with your friends by trying out new recipes. Here are some of the funniest baking quotes along with some great British baking show quotes about baking. Read on and enjoy.
1. “Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.”
- Mary Berry.
2. “If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.”
- Elon Musk.
3. “You don't have to love cooking to cook, but you have to do more than love baking to bake. You have to bake out of love.”
- Tom Junod.
4. “Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.”
- Sandra Lee.
5. “Baking makes me focus. On weighing the sugar. On sieving the flour. I find it calming and rewarding because, in fairness, it is sort of magic - you start off with all this disparate stuff, such as butter and eggs, and what you end up with is so totally different. And also delicious.”
- Marian Keyes.
6. “Baking is too precise for me. I cook with a pinch of this or that.”
- Eva Longoria.
7. “So we baked and sweated together. I like punching the dough. I told myself it was the moon and punched it senseless.”
- Susan Beth Pfeffer.
8. “The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.”
- M. F. K. Fisher.
9. “It's all about a balancing act between time, temperature and ingredients: That's the art of baking.”
- Peter Reinhart.
10. “Most recently, I learned another hobby: baking. It's so much fun to mix all the ingredients and to see the cake come out nice. It's so rewarding when the cake comes out great and tastes great.”
- Yani Tseng.
11. “It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.”
- Sarah Addison Allen, ‘First Frost’.
12. “This was why she enjoyed baking. A good dessert could make her feel like she'd created joy at the tips of her fingers. Suddenly, the people around the table were no longer strangers. They were friends and confidantes, and she was sharing with them her magic.”
- Marissa Meyer, ‘Heartless’.
13. “Baking is like washing--the results are equally temporary.”
- Patricia Briggs, ‘Raven's Shadow’.
14. “The measuring and mixing always smoothed out her thinking processes - nothing was as calming as creaming butter - and when the kitchen was warm from the oven overheating and the smell of baking chocolate, she took final stock of where she'd been and where she was going. Everything was fine.”
- Jennifer Crusie, ‘Maybe This Time’.
15. “If you bake a cupcake, the world has one more cupcake. If you become a circus clown, the world has one more squirt of seltzer down someone's pants. But if you win an Olympic gold medal, the world will not have one more Olympic gold medalist. It will just have you instead of someone else.”
- Steven E. Landsburg, ‘The Big Questions: Tackling The Problems Of Philosophy With Ideas From Mathematics, Economics And Physics’.
Inspirational Baking Quotes
There is something inspirational about baking that no one can ever have enough of it. Here are some of the funniest baking quotes along with inspirational baking quotes from famous personalities.
16. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to a recipe.”
- Thomas Keller.
17. “Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.”
- Anna Olson.
18. “Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed and puts them in your debt.”
- Judith Olney.
19. “Cookies are made of butter and love.”
- Norwegian Proverb.
20. “Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.”
- Don Kardong.
21. “Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors—it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.”
- Wolfgang Puck.
22. “Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, and creativity.”
- Guy Fieri.
23. “Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.”
- Craig Claiborne.
24. “So when people ask me, ‘What do you think of Michelin?’ I don’t cook for guides. I cook for customers.”
- Gordon Ramsay.
25. “Cooking is not difficult. Everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it. Even if you’re not a great chef, there’s nothing to stop you understanding the difference between what tastes good and what doesn’t.”
- Gerard Depardieu.
26. “Baking is my business, and it will always come first.”
- Dwight Henry.
27. “Growing up around Amish farmland, I enjoyed the opportunity to witness firsthand their love of family, of the domestic arts - sewing, quilting, cooking, baking - as well as seeing them live out their tradition of faith in such a unique way.”
- Bewerly Lewis.
28. “My secret skill is baking bread. My mother was a farmer's daughter and still made bread every day when I was a child. She would have me knead the dough when I got home from school.”
- Richard Flanagan.
29. “The biggest challenge of being a pastry chef is that, unlike other types of chefs, you can't throw things together at a farmer's market. When you're working with baking powder and a formula, you have to be exact. If not, things can go wrong.”
- Carl Hall.
30. “My love of baking might have originated with my grandmother. She had a lemon tree growing in her backyard, and one of my favorite memories is of picking lemons together and then baking lemon bars.”
- Lisa Graff.
31. “Baking bread is a lot like growing your faith in the Lord, Carrie Louise. You mix together the best ingredients you can find and wait for the mixture to mature, but it's the heat of the oven that makes it something of worth and substance. The same way the tribulations of this world mature a persons faith.”
- Dorothy Love.
32. “But of course you can have your cake and eat it, too - if you decide to to bake a second cake. And you may well find that Baking two cakes does not take twice the work of Baking one.”
- Robert Kuttner.
33. “The real issue is not whether Baking biscuits is meaningful, but the extent to which the activity can seem to be so after it has been continuously stretched and subdivided across five thousand lives.”
- Alain De Botton.
34. “The smell of good bread Baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight...”
35. “He considered himself to be a thoroughly useless man, taking up space in a world to which he contributed nothing but he did have a talent for Baking… The gas oven might blow up in his face, at last bringing him peace, but if it didn't, he would at least have cookies for Agnes.”
- Dean. R.
36. “We’ll take the cake with the red cherry on top.”
- Navjot Singh Sidhu.
37. “Always give them the old fire, even when you feel like a squashed cake of ice.”
- Ethel Merman.
38. “If the theory turns out to be right, that will be tremendously thick and tasty icing on the cake.”
- Brian Greene.
39. “Why not question what can or can’t be a layer in layer cake?”
- Christina Tosi.
Inspirational Quotes About Cookies And Cakes
Along with cookies and cakes, you can use baking techniques to prepare a number of impressive desserts and food products. Here are some truly inspirational baking quotes along with baking quotes by famous people, after which you would certainly feel the urge to bake.
40. “God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but he expects us to do the baking!”
- Chip Ingram.
41. “Happiness is like a cake: have too much of it and you get sick of it.”
- Karl Pilkingto.
42. “Take the broken pieces of your life, bake a master cake out of it. Don't stand still like a lake; keep flowing like a stream!”
- Israelmore Ayivor.
43. “Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary.”
- Patricia Briggs.
44. “Life is a cake and love is the icing on top of it. Without love, it becomes difficult to swallow life.”
- Mehek Bassi.
45. “Love is when you have a really amazing piece of cake, and it’s the very last piece, but you let him have it.”
- E. Lockha.
46. “When you see a beautiful loaf of bread, slow down, appreciate it, enjoy it, then give yourself a chance to think!”
- Chris Geiger.
47. “Never ask a baker what went into a pie. Just eat.”
- George R.R. Martin, ‘A Dance With Dragons’.
48. “We can't all be bakers or chefs. Many of us have modest ambitions. But we can all buy a piece of the pie.”
- Amah Lambert.
49. “If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.”
- Regina Brett.
50. “Every skilled baker was first an amateur!”
- Chris Geiger.
51. “Crushes are stressful. Dating is disappointing. Every relationship, you either break up or get married & then divorced. Pies can’t hurt you.”
- Ngozi Ukazu.
52. “It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.”
- Sarah Addison Allen.
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