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Baking Bites for Craftsy: Easy Lemon Loaf Cake

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Easy Lemon Loaf Cake

While plenty of people will name chocolate or vanilla as their favorite flavors, lemon is a flavor that seems to appeal to both sides of the fence every time. I love a good, easy lemon loaf cake because of that very appeal: every time you bake one, you know it will go quickly. Over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!!), I’m sharing a recipe for ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Cookie Dough for Every Mix-in

Baking Bites for Craftsy: One All-Purpose Cookie Dough for Every Mix-in, from chocolate chips to nuts!

I don’t think that you always have to start from scratch with a cookie recipe because you want to change things up with your mix-ins. It is great to change up the base recipe when you want crispier cookies, chewier cookies or another big texture change, but my recipe for All Purpose Cookie Dough, which I’m sharing over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!), is ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Crafty: 2 Hour Peasant Bread

Baking Bites for Crafty: 2 Hour Peasant Bread

I love a loaf of homemade bread, but like so many other people, I don’t always plan my bread baking far enough in advance. While most bread recipes to have a lot of “hands off” time while you wait for the dough to proof, they still require quite a bit of preparation if you want to have them ready by dinner time. As a result, ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Blender Chocolate Ice Cream

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Chocolate Ice Cream in a Blender

I use my ice cream maker a lot – and I’m not just saying that because I’ve written three books on frozen desserts. I use it a lot because I really like ice cream and enjoy stocking my freezer with a variety of homemade options. Ice cream makers can be a pain to use, however. Some models are large and take up a lot of ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: One Bowl Butterscotch Blondies

Baking Bites for Craftsy: One Bowl Butterscotch Blondies

I am a huge blondie fan and this recipe for One Bowl Butterscotch Blondies, which I’m sharing over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!), is a great recipe to have on hand if you are, too. The chewy, buttery bar cookies have a similar texture to brownies, but contain no chocolate. Instead, the bars are made with brown sugar and vanilla, which combine with the ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Chocolate Coffee Cake

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Chocolate Coffee Cake

Coffee cakes are one of my favorite things about brunch (though I will admit to enjoying leftover cupcakes from time to time with my coffee) and their crisp, streusel topping is one of their distinguishing characteristics. Coffee cakes occasionally include chocolate mix-ins, like chocolate chips, but they are rarely chocolate. My Chocolate Coffee Cake that is the ultimate brunch dish for coffee lovers and you ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Cream Horns

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Hot to Make Cream Horns

Have you ever had a cream horn? It’s a wonderful type of dessert made by wrapping strips of pastry around a conical tube and baking them so that they form a cone that can then be filled with whipped cream, fruit or anything else that you might be able to think of. The pastries make a wonderful presentation and aren’t quite as tricky to make ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: No Knead Hot Cross Buns

Baking Bites for Craftsy: No Knead Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are an Easter tradition for many. The yeasted, spiced buns are decorated with a little cross as a symbol of Easter, though I know more than a few friends who simply consider them to be a yummy part of spring. Over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!), I’m sharing a recipe for my Easy, No-Knead Hot Cross Buns that will make a ... Read More »

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