Baking Quotes for Business and Motivation

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Spoiler alert: This is the best list of baking quotes for you— whether you’re looking for baking sayings to go with your lovely Instagram photos or you want some charming baking words to put up in a bakery

Another spoiler: This list contains pretty much every baking quote you need. For your satisfaction, we included a variety of motivational, famous, and humorous ones. After all, who doesn’t enjoy a delicious baking pundt cake? (pun intended)

You can use the baking quotes below for yourself or your business. For one, you can put a baking quote in a note to your favorite baker. You can also use one to remind yourself why you love to bake. On top of that, you can use these baking quotes as Instagram captions that mix with your artistic photographs. This can make your followers drool.

50 Baking Quotes for Inspiration and Business

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Discover some inspiring baking quotes, baking sayings, and beautiful bakery quotes from authors, bakers, and famous people. These will undoubtedly provide you with the motivation you need to bake and sell the best bread, cakes, or cookies.

So without any further ado, here are the best baking quotes for business and inspiration: 

Short but Sweet Bakery Quotes

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

Edward Young

  1. “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

  1. “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

  1. “I think baking is an incredible thing; cooking, in general, is an incredible thing.”

Blake Lively

  1. “Baking is love made edible.”


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

Sarah Addison Allen

  1. “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

  1. “Keep it simple, keep it tasty. Salt, pepper, and garlic. Shallot another day, lemon grass for next week. Nutmeg and cinnamon every now and then.”

Riana Ambarsari

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  1.  “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

  1. “Nothing says home like the smell of baking”


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Be Inspired By More Baking Quotes

  1. “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

  1. “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

  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, ‘Heartless

  1. “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, ‘Maybe This Time’

Baking Means Joy

  1. “The secret ingredient in baking is always love.”


  1. “If you bake a cupcake, the world has one more cupcake. If you become a circus clown, the world has one more squirt of seltzer down someone’s pants. But if you win an Olympic gold medal, the world will not have one more Olympic gold medalist. It will just have you instead of someone else.”

Steven E. Landsburg

  1. “Finding joy in all of the baking days.”


  1. “But of course, you can have your cake and eat it, too – if you decide to bake a second cake. And you may well find that Baking two cakes do not take twice the work of Baking one.”

Robert Kuttner

  1. “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

  1. “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

Baking Means Love and Creativity

  1. “There are divisions between a culinary chef and a dessert chef, also called a pastry chef. There are specializations within the pastry chef field. Some pastry chefs specialize in baking bread, while others are master cake designers. Each field requires an exceptional level of creativity and attention to detail.”

Ron Ben-Israel

  1. “Baking is how you start kids at cooking in the kitchen. It’s fun whether it’s baking bread or cookies. With baking, you have to be exact when it comes to ingredients.”

Sandra Lee

  1. “Sometimes, you just need to bake.”


  1. “Always bake in the center of the oven. A pan placed too close to the bottom of the oven will receive more heat radiating from the oven floor, baking it faster from the bottom. The reverse is true of something baked on the top rack. Always bake in the center for the most even baking and browning all around.”

Claire Saffitz

  1. “If you don’t have the confidence in baking, commit to making the recipe three times. The first two, do it exactly the way I’ve told you to make it. Twice. The first time you’ll screw it up. The second time it will come out pretty good, and then the third time, make your adjustments.”

Tom Douglas

Baking Quotes and Precision

  1. “Baking is more like chemistry, following certain instructions and knowing what comes out in the end. It’s almost reassuring! Songwriting is a creative process where you go into a session with nothing and can come out of it with something incredible in the end. I never feel like I’m taking a risk with baking, but always with songwriting.”

Alice Merton

  1. “I really like baking, and I really like playing video games. I saw a few geeky baking blogs but I never saw a show on television or on the Internet like that. So I thought, ‘Why not be the first to try it out?’ And it went really well.”

Rosanna Pansino

  1. “Baking is cheaper than therapy.”


  1. “Baking is very meditative. It’s precise – you have to weigh out the ingredients, follow it step by step and focus on everything, so it’s just right. It also brings you out of your shell, because if you’ve made a batch of brownies, you share them and it’s really sociable like that.”

John Whaite

  1. “In baking, as in many other things, timing is of the essence… Start with a clean kitchen and have everything prepped to go. Once you are organized and have your tools ready, you will have the confidence to mix and bake like a pro.”

Cheryl and Griffith Day

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Baking Quotes to Cheer You Up

  1. “I could make apple pie every single day. You need to be super precise in order for it to be perfect. I’m such a perfectionist that baking is calming for me. I’ve never burnt anything, thank God.”

Julia Michaels

  1. “I love baking cakes and slices and biscuits, but I will only make them if I’m going somewhere with lots of people so I can share them around. I’ve got a sweet tooth, and I’m not good with discipline, so it’s easier if I just don’t have desserts in the house.”

Rebecca Breeds

  1. “Baking without gluten is an awesome challenge in terms of the opportunity to learn so much more about what you can create.”

Christina Tosi

  1. “Baking and coding involve using the same parts of your brain and a lot of the same skills, like being able to follow directions or create directions in a very systematic way.”

Robin Sloan

  1. “The kids are really great at baking cupcakes, cookies, of course – that kind of stuff – but I love delegating responsibilities for dinner so you have them picking herbs, or I have plastic knives for them so they’re learning sort of how to chop. It’s pretty great.”

David Burtka

  1. “Baking helps lift my depression. It can’t cure it but it helps.”

John Whaite

  1. “When I’m happy, I bake. When I’m sad, I bake.”


  1. “The Bake Off’ taps into nostalgic feelings about your mum baking in the kitchen. It’s a big ruddy comfort blanket, and you get attached to the bakers. It also genuinely has a good heart.”

Mel Giedroyc

  1. “Civilisation was built around wheat, around people settling down and not being nomadic. Baking is one of the oldest professions.”

Paul Hollywood

  1. “Baking is about multi-tasking. If you are organized and prepared, that’s half the battle.”

Johnny Luzzini

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Bakery Quotes: Baking As an Art and Science

  1. “Baking is a matter of precision and timing, but I just make things up as I go.”

Rumaan Alam

  1. “Roasting is one of the oldest and most spectacular forms of cooking. Originally, roasting was done on a spit in front of the fire. What we call roasting—food cooked by dry heat in the oven—was known until the end of the nineteenth century as baking.”

James Beard

  1. “My mother liked to bake. I don’t. I don’t do it well, because you have to be right on target. I think that is where baking and I fall apart.”

Leah Chase

  1. “Baked not fried… the healthy choice.”

Chris Ferreira

  1. “[Bread making is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with peace, and the house filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells… there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel, that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread.”

M.F.K. Fisher

  1. “Bread, like so many staples, is one of those foods that we imagine to be more of a project than it really is. In fact, there are dozens of easy ways to make bread at home.”

Alana Chernila

  1. “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

  1. “Your hands and a hot oven are the only essential pieces of equipment to bake a loaf of bread.”

Nancy Silverton

  1. “The biggest challenge of being a pastry chef is that, unlike other types of chefs, you can’t throw things together at a farmer’s market. When you’re working with baking powder and a formula, you have to be exact. If not, things can go wrong.”

Carla Hall

  1. “A baker’s wand is their whisk.”


Frequently Asked Questions About Bakery Quotes

What are some baking quotes?

“The secret ingredient in baking is always love.”
“Baking is cheaper than therapy.”
“Baking is my therapy.” 
“Bake the world a better place.”

Why is baking so important?

Baking is important because it teaches you to pay more attention to what you put into your body on a regular basis. Once you start baking frequently, you learn how particular ingredients work or why one recipe works while another fails miserably.

How do you caption in baking?

“Sunday carbs don’t count.”
“Life is better with sprinkles on top”.
“The secret ingredient is love butter.”
“Love at first bite.”
“You can always save the day with sprinkles.”
“Count the memories, not the calories.”

Why is baking creative?

Baking is creative because it causes your mind to wander and make something artistic. By doing this, your creativity becomes stronger. In addition, this enhances your well-being. 

Why do I love baking so much?

People love baking so much because it lets them express themselves better. In addition, baking is a form of self-expression that reduces stress. It acts much like any creative endeavor. A baking recipe is just a recipe until a baker makes it and adds a little of their love, passion, and creativity to it.

What do you know about baking?

Baking is the process of cooking with dry heat, particularly in an oven. It is most likely the oldest type of cooking. Goods produced through baking include bread, rolls, cookies, pies, pastries, and muffins. They are typically made with flour or meal from grains of some kind.


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