The Most Delicious Quotes About Baking

Let’s face the facts, who doesn’t love a fresh-baked dessert? Now, I love eating scrumptious desserts as much as baking them. Yet, sometimes even I get an occasional baker’s blockage of sorts. When this occurs, I take a step back from my rolling pin and look for inner inspiration.

For all those with a deep-down baker’s passion, I’ve come up with this list of top Baking Quotes for both novice and beginner pastry chefs. Some you’re sure to find quite delightful, with a dash of inspiration and a pinch of comedy, here is our delicious quote collection!

Our Favorite Baking Quotes

1. “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

2. “I have dreams of becoming a professional pastry chef and having a little bakery – that’s how much I love baking. I love to cook in general, but my heart lies in desserts.” — Kim Barnouin

3. “It’s all about a balancing act between time, temperature and ingredients: That’s the art of baking.” — Peter Reinhart

4. “Life is what you bake of it.” — Unknown Author

5. “Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.” — Mary Berry

6. “Baking is too precise for me. I cook with a pinch of this or that.” — Eva Longoria

7. “The secret ingredient is always love.” — Unknown Author

8. “Happiness is baking cookies. Happiness is giving them away. And serving them, and eating them, talking about them, reading and writing about them, thinking about them, and sharing them with you.” — Maida Heatter

9. “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

10. “Nothing smells home like the smell of baking.” — Unknown Author

11. “God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but he expects us to do the baking!” — Chip Ingram

12. “Baking happens with ingredients that last for months and come to life inside a warm oven. Baking is slow and leisurely.” — Regina Brett

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13. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to a recipe.” — Thomas Keller

14. “A party without cake is really just a meeting.” — Julia Child

15. “I like the idea of baking. I’d like to be good at it. But I feel like I’m young and one day I can be.” — Thu Tran

16. “Never underestimate a woman who loves baking.” — Unknown Author

17. “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

18. “A basic rule of baking is that, in general, it’s almost impossible to make an inedible batch of brownies.” — Linda Sunshine

19. “Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.” — Anna Olson

20. “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

21. “Baking may be regarded as a science, but it’s the chemistry between the ingredients and the cook that gives desserts life.” — Anna Olson

22. “As long as you know how to bake, life is sure to be sweet.” — Unknown Author

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23. “Cooking and baking are pleasures and I want everyone to be able to experience and share them.” — Dorie Greenspan

24. “Never promise to make pie and fail to deliver on that promise.” — Kate Lebo

25. “Good things come to those who bake.” — Unknown Author

26. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” — Barbara Johnson

27. “I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire. There’s no difference in how seriously you take the job, how seriously you approach your whole life.” — Martha Stewart

28. “Baking is my superpower and my apron is my cape.” — Unknown Author

29. “I love baking, it’s the most calming thing for me. It’s therapeutic, it makes the house smell good, and I get to take the goods to my friends. I do it for other people.” — Lily Collins

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30. “The future seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done.” — Edward Young

31. “Baking is spreading love.” — Unknown Author

32. “Baking is a product of life. So when you describe what you’re making, you must describe life. Do you see? It’s not just recipes.” — Jenny Colgan

33. “If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.” — Regina Brett

34. “Don’t be afraid to take whisks.” — Unknown Author

35. “Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” — Sandra Lee

36. “Manifesting is a lot like making a cake. The things needed are supplied by you, the mixing is done by your mind and the baking is done in the oven of the universe.” — Stephen Richards

37. “Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” — Audrey Hepburn

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38. “When there is very little else left to believe in, one can still believe in an honest loaf of fragrant, home-baked bread.” — Anna Thomas

39. “I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success.” — Mary Berry

40. “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

41. “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

42. “Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary.” — Patricia Briggs

43. “All I ever wanted to do with my life was own a little house. I did that way back with ‘Rocky,’ so now everything I do is just icing on the cake.” — Mr. T

44. “Cake baking has to be, however innocently, one of the great culinary scams: it implies effort, it implies domestic prowess; but believe me, it’s easy.” — Nigella Lawson

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45. “It baking is very artistic but exact and I’m very detail-oriented. You have to have a lot of patience, which is why a lot of American men can’t handle it.” — Anne McManus

46. “I don’t really cook much. I’m more of a baker. My favorite things to bake that everybody loves, and I can only keep in the house for about 10 minutes, are 7UP cake and pineapple upside-down cake.” — Jada Pinkett Smith

47. “There are so many forms of love. Spending time with friends, love stories. I enjoy showing my love by baking a cake for somebody and writing his or her name on it, and seeing his or her reaction. I love to offer flowers too!” — Pom Klementieff

48. “I think baking is an incredible thing; cooking, in general, is an incredible thing.” — Blake Lively

49. “Baking is how you start kids at cooking in the kitchen.” — Sandra Lee

50. “Tenderness in baking is usually the result of simple, but superb technique— proper measuring, mixing, and timing. It’s easier than you think.” — Alice Medrich

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The next time you experience baker’s-loss, go back over our listed Baking Quotes. And when you’re looking for positive baking inspiration try quote number 19 by Anna Olson — “Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.” — Anna Olson!

We wish you the best of luck with your future baking endeavors. May they bring joy to you and those enjoying them as well.


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