How to Adjust a Cookie Recipe for High Altitude?

Answer At high altitude the air changes considerably; it becomes drier and holds less oxygen. At just 2,000 feet (609.6 m), the boiling temperature of water changes from 212 degrees Fahrenheit (100 degree... Read More »

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How to Adjust a Cake Recipe for High Altitude?

Recipes are written with the most common factors in mind: mid-level altitude and a conventional oven. However, environments with higher altitude (more than 3,000 feet or 914.4 meters above sea leve... Read More »

High Altitude Cookie Baking?

Any cook who lives more than 3,000 feet above sea level needs to understand what causes baked goods, such as cookies, to fail at high altitude. A good way to learn is to experiment with some basic ... Read More »

How to Adjust Bread Recipes for High Altitude?

The higher you ascend from sea level, the less pressure there is in the atmosphere. Altitude affects bread recipes by causing liquids to evaporate faster and bread dough to rise in twice the time i... Read More »

Why most cookie recipe contain chocolate/cocoa powder & chocolate chips Ain't any recipe without it?

Now that's just silly. There are millions of cookie recipes that don't contain those things. It's not even close to "most cookie recipes" containing those ingredients. Some of these may have bro... Read More »