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Professional Bakers — Tell Us The Most Common Mistakes We're Making

One great tip can take a baked good to the next level.

A lot of us amateur bakers will watch one season of The Great British Bake Off and think, I can do that too, right??

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Yes, this is a cake!

But you, the professional, know that baking is an art and a science that can't just be learned over night.

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So for all our sakes, we want you to tell us the most common baking mistakes we don't even realize we're making.

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Maybe some of us aren't prepping our pans correctly.

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Or perhaps others are using cold butter when the recipe calls for room temperature butter.

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Maybe some amateur bakers have tried to decorate a cake while it's still hot, which then caused a dripping mess.

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At the end of the day, we just want you to call us out on our mistakes so we can take our baked goods from drab to fab.

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Whatever the most common baking mistakes we're making are, we want to hear them! Tell us about them in the comments below, and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed post!