Persuasive Speech About Baking

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For some, the idea of baking seems as menacing as the idea of drinking bleach; but to others it is an incredible way to relieve stress, show individuality, or even impress a significant other. As intimidating as baking can be, it is actually quite a simple process and if you can follow these instructions then you can achieve your baking dreams in a few simple steps. The first thing we need to do is get out our ingredients. Some people prefer to measure them out and put them in cute bowls and ceramic dishes and what not, but there are also the people that don’t want to mess with all the extra dishes and are content to just throw everything into the same bowl. Whatever you choose is fine. The cookies will not be better or worse just because you took the time to put the ingredients in separate dishes to take a picture for your social media. So now we are going to take our 2 and ¼ cups of all-purpose flour and add 1 teaspoon of baking soda, ½ teaspoon of salt, 1 and ½ teaspoons of cornstarch. These are the dry ingredients of our cookies. Next, comes the wet ingredients. In a separate bowl, we are going to add ¾ cup of unsalted butter (this is roughly one and a half sticks), ¾ cup of brown sugar, ½ cup of granulated sugar. Once these three ingredients are in the bowl we are going to whisk these together to combine them all. To these wet ingredients we are going to add one whole egg, and an egg yolk. The extra egg yolk helps combine the dough and will give the cookies a softer

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