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10 Tips for Gluten Free Baking
No matter what reason you choose to avoid gluten, don’t feel like you have to sacrifice those hallowed hours spent in your kitchen! Gluten free baked goods are widely available at supermarkets, but here at Queen, nobody understands the pleasure of home baking more than we do.Read more ›
How to use maple syrup in baking
Of all the things Canada has gifted the world; easy off oven cleaner, peanut butter, Justin Trudeau… Maple Syrup might just be the best thing out of the land of the maple leaf. Here at Queen, we’re grateful for our Canadian friends (and maple experts) who package up a special batch of grade A Canadian maple syrup just for us.Read more ›
What is the difference between Pure Maple Syrup and Maple Flavoured Syrup?
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Pure Maple Syrup and Maple Flavoured Syrup? Unlike Maple Flavoured Syrup which is a blend of sugar, water and flavour, Pure Maple Syrup is the pure sap of maple trees. While they share a similar name, these syrups are worlds apart in taste and quality! Read on for a deep dive into learning more about this precious, pure and vegan syrup that tastes oh-so-delicious on our morning pancakes.Read more ›
The Ultimate Vanilla Slice – Our Baking Community’s Tips!
To celebrate Australia Day, we ran a competition asking our Queen Baking community to submit a photo of their ultimate Vanilla Slice, plus a secret tip for making the recipe turn out just perfectly. This competition revealed so much skill and knowledge amongst our bakers that we have shared all the amazing tips below! Use Queen Vanilla Bean Paste for those beautiful black flecks and strong, concentrated organic vanilla flavour. Looking for recipes? Try our Classic Queen Vanilla Slice, Passionfruit Iced Vanilla Slice and Passionfruit & Vanilla Slice.Read more ›
10 Tips to Mastering Meringue
Meringue is one of those finicky elements in baking that seems incredibly simple, but has a few hidden challenges. Join us as we demystify meringue and give you 10 simple tips to master this baking classic. We’ve included some of our favourite Queen meringue recipes as you scroll down. Simply click the image for the recipe.Read more ›
Traditional Cheesecake or New York Cheesecake, what’s the difference?
Traditional, Basque, New York, Vegan, No Bake – There are so many different types of cheesecakes, each with their own unique set of ingredients and methods, but what exactly makes them different?Read more ›
Baking with Queen Glucose Syrup
If you have a humble jar of Queen Glucose stashed away at the back of the pantry, this blog is for you! Read on to discover new recipes to make using glucose and why it’s such a handy baking ingredient. Glucose syrup is typically used in foods to enhance flavour, soften, add volume and prevent crystallisation. There is a tonne of incredible ways to use up that jar of goodness, so we’ve rounded up 10 amazing ideas to use up that jar of Queen Glucose Syrup, that hopefully become new favourites in your baking repertoire.Read more ›