Baking Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old baking quotes, baking sayings, and baking proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.

Sandra Lee

Baking is too precise for me. I cook with a pinch of this or that.

Eva Longoria

So we baked and sweated together. I like punching the dough. I told myself it was the moon and punched it senseless.     

Susan Beth Pfeffer

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

It's all about a balancing act between time, temperature and ingredients: That's the art of baking.     

Peter Reinhart

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

Baking happens with ingredients that last for months and come to life inside a warm oven. Baking is slow and leisurely.     

Regina Brett

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

A basic rule of baking is that, in general, it's almost impossible to make an inedible batch of brownies.

Linda Sunshine

Baking may be regarded as a science, but it's the chemistry between the ingredients and the cook that gives desserts life. Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.     

Anna Olson

Never promise to make pie and fail to deliver on that promise.

Kate Lebo

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

The future seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done.

Edward Young

A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.     

Danielle Steel

If baking is any labor at all, it's a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.     

Regina Brett

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

I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success.

Mary Berry

Baking is Life. So when you describe what you're making, you must describe life. Do you see? It's not just recipes.

Jenny Colgan

Baking is therapy.

Paul Hollywood

Life was like a batch of biscuits without the baking powder: flat, flat, flat.

Kirby Larson

Baking is like washing--the results are equally temporary.     

Patricia Briggs

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

Bad bread wrecks my outlook on life.     

Jeffrey Steingarten

Baking is how you start kids at cooking in the kitchen.

Sandra Lee

I think baking is an incredible thing; cooking in general is an incredible thing.

Blake Lively

Baking is fundamental to the Jewish culture. Every holiday has its own food.     

Harriet Davidson

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.     

Laiko Bahrs

It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.

Sarah Addison Allen

I want to work on some more complicated baking and it would be interactive!     

Lisa Loeb

God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but he expects us to do the baking!

Chip Ingram