Gas Stove vs. Electric Stove

Discussion in 'Baker Banter' started by mdavidson7616, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. mdavidson7616

    mdavidson7616 Member

    Jun 24, 2014
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    I have used both a gas stove and an electric one. I was wondering if any of you had a preference. If so, why? I find my gas stove takes longer to bake things than my electric one, but everything seems to come out moister. Maybe that's just me? So, which stove would you prefer to do all your baking?
    mdavidson7616, Jun 24, 2014
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    andrew172 Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2013
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    I do most of my baking in the oven rather than on the stove, but I guess the same question still applies xD I tend to prefer an electric one just for peace of mind- especially my fiancee's mind. It's safer in general I guess too. Though having used both, I've never really noticed a difference.
    andrew172, Jun 25, 2014
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  3. mdavidson7616

    pot_star Member

    Jun 3, 2014
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    I'm old school so I go with gas. Though I use oven most of the time not a stove. I just feel it's better to go with the traditional way to see the flames around your cake instead of heated rods. Or maybe I just haven't tried using an electric oven. Is there any difference at all?
    pot_star, Jun 25, 2014
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    Tina Nord Well-Known Member

    Mar 8, 2014
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    I love gas stoves even though my house does not have one. That is one thing I am looking for when we buy a house. All of the pros use gas as I have noticed. I think you can control the heat better.
    Tina Nord, Jun 25, 2014
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