Pantry & Fridge Baking Essentials to Always Have on Hand

Pantry & Fridge Baking Essentials to Always Have on Hand

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Baking is a delicious way to spend an afternoon, and it’s even more fun when you have the right ingredients on hand to make anything you’re craving on the fly. This blog post will discuss some of the most important dry baking ingredients to always have ready in your pantry and wet ingredients to have handy in your fridge so you can whip up your favorite dessert when the mood strikes!

Stock Your Pantry with These Essential Baking Ingredients

Baking Powder & Baking Soda

Baking powder and baking soda are essential ingredients in any baker’s cupboard. Baking powder is a leavening agent that helps cakes, cookies, and breads rise, while baking soda is a key ingredient in baked goods that helps add that fluffy texture.


Salt is another key ingredient that helps to balance the sweetness of baked goods and brings out the flavors of other ingredients. Most from-scratch recipes ask for salt, so keep it on hand whenever you need it!


Flour is a crucial ingredient in any baking recipe and can be used for everything from thickening sauces to making light and airy cakes. All-purpose flour is a good general-purpose flour to keep on hand, but you may also want specialty flour like almond flour or coconut flour for specific recipes or gluten-free diets.

Baking Sugar

Sugar is a key ingredient in most baking recipes and comes in many forms. Granulated sugar is the most common sugar used in baking, but you may also want to keep powdered sugar, brown sugar, and molasses on hand for specific recipes.

Notta Lotta Sugar Baking Mixes

For all of those times you want an affordable, quick, convenient sweet treat, make sure you have Notta Lotta Sugar baking mixes ready. From yellow and chocolate cakes to lemon, vanilla butter, chocolate chip cookies, and more! We have a variety of delicious treat mixes that are low in sugar but still have that delicious sweet taste. Our plant-based sugar replacer allows for 75-85% less sugar than National brands, making it a great option for anyone who follows a low-sugar diet.

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Stock Your Fridge with These Baking Ingredients


Butter is a crucial ingredient in many baking recipes and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. Keep unsalted and salted butter on hand, so you’re always prepared for whatever your recipe calls for.

Eggs For Baking

Eggs are versatile in everything from cakes to cookies to savory dishes. Be sure to have a few eggs on hand if your recipe calls for it!


Whole milk, skim milk, and almond milk are good options to keep in your fridge so you can use them interchangeably in recipes.

Now that you know what ingredients to keep on hand, you’re ready to bake anything your heart desires! So preheat the oven, have your measurement conversion calculator ready, and get started!

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Low-Sugar Vanilla Butter Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Low-Sugar Vanilla Butter Cookie Cheesecake Bars

  • 1 package of Notta Lotta Sugar’s Vanilla Butter Cookies
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar substitute

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh fruit (optional)