There's nothing more satisfying that taking something delicious out of the oven, smug in the knowledge that you made it yourself and that it's going to be downright delicious.
It's not always that easy though – when it comes to finding all the correct ingredients and getting the measurements exactly right, sometimes it seems easier just to buy something off the shelf instead.
That's why we love the new Boutique Bake range, the brainchild of Irish best friends Suzanne and Catherine, who saw a gap in the market for bread and cake mixes that are easy to whip up but still taste as if they are made from scratch.
From gooey chocolate brownies and zingy lemon drizzle cake to rustic brown bread, there's something for everyone – and the results are mouth-wateringly good.
S! TV's Niamh Geaney headed to the kitchen with Catherine and Suzanne to find out more – check out the video above!