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Nothing is more comforting than a great baking project – whether you’re whipping up some simple muffins or cookies or diving into a showstopping layer cake to impress friends and family. The oven is a great way to make easy, hands-off meals for the family, too!

  • maple oat nut banana bread slices.

    Our Favorite Fall Maple Nut Recipes

    Our BEST maple nut recipes from scones and loaf cakes to smoothies and ice cream ~ maple nut is our favorite fall combo (move over pumpkin spice!)…

  • a honey cake decorated with powdered sugar.

    Honey Cake

    A simple honey cake is an old fashioned tea cake that has few ingredients, is easy to bake, and showcases the complex flavor of honey!…

  • Pumpkin bread, sliced.

    Perfect Pumpkin Bread

    My pumpkin bread is a soft moist fall quick bread that bakes up perfectly every time ~ this easy recipe is foolproof!…

  • garlic knots, being brushed with garlic butter.

    Buttery Garlic Knots

    Buttery garlic knots made with homemade or store bought pizza dough brings everybody to the table ~ they’re yummy dinner rolls, or an appetizer with marinara sauce for dipping!…

  • buckwheat cardamom chocolate chip cookies, stacked on a rack.

    Buckwheat Cardamom Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Buckwheat cardamom chocolate chip cookies made with healthy buckwheat flour and a hint of warm cardamom. Deep dark chocolate rounds out the profile of a very special cookie!…

  • pumpkin streusel muffin in muffin wrapper

    Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

    These pumpkin streusel muffins are light, fluffy, and fragrantly spiced. The streusel topping adds that perfect bit of sweet crunch and they’re just right on a fall morning.…

  • Blackberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake, stacked with fork

    Blackberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

    My blackberry sour cream coffee cake is yummy breakfast cake fancied up with a purple swirl of blackberries! Use fresh or frozen berries ~ sour cream in the batter makes it…

  • Crumbl copycat banana bread cookies on a rack with pecans

    Copycat Crumbl Banana Bread Cookies

    Copycat Crumbl banana bread cookies are warm and cozy with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting topped with crushed pecans ~ Deeeeeelish!…

  • apple brownies, stacked

    Moist Apple Brownies

    Apple brownies stuffed with chunks of apple and walnut are easy apple bars that bring a smile to everyone’s face ~ make a batch today for a back to school lunch…

  • a slice of Nutella banana bread, topped with Nutella

    Nutella Banana Bread

    Nutella banana bread is moist and chocolatey with ribbons of Nutella swirled right into the batter ~ yum!!…

  • almond fig cake with forks

    Almond Fig Cake

    My almond fig cake made with Black Mission figs is a lovely, not too sweet coffee cake in the Mediterranean tradition that’s great for breakfast, snacking, or dessert.…

  • a slice of zucchini cake, with fork

    Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    My zucchini cake with cream cheese frosting is an epic layer cake for birthdays and special meals. Packed with shredded zucchini, toasty walnuts, and a hint of cinnamon, this cake is…

  • blackberry pecan bars with fresh blackberries

    Blackberry Pecan Bars

    Blackberry pecan bars are the perfect breakfast to dessert treat with a jammy berry filling in a brown sugar pecan shortbread crust.…

  • Dorie Greenspan’s Dimply Plum Cake

    Dorie Greenspan’s dimply plum cake is a high summer snack cake that can be made with any variety of plum, pluot, or aprium. It’s a simple old fashioned one bowl cake…

  • lemon butter pie, with bite taken

    Lemon Butter Pie

    Lemon butter pie just might be the sweetest discovery of summer ~ an easy almost-no-bake icebox pie with big lemon flavor and a texture you just have to taste to believe!…

  • Raspberry bread topped with a lemon glaze

    Lemon glazed raspberry bread

    Lemon glazed raspberry bread is a so-much-better-than-your -coffee-shop little slice of heaven packed with juicy raspberries and bright lemon flavor. This easy lemony loaf cake is an absolute must make!…

  • zucchini muffin with butter knife

    Perfect Zucchini Muffins

    Zucchini muffins are a season spanning treat that combines summer zucchini with toasted walnuts and a hint of cinnamon ~ they’re soft, moist, and yummy.…

  • peach bread, sliced

    buttermilk peach bread

    Buttermilk peach bread is a simple quick bread loaded with juicy chunks of fresh peach ~ if you’re looking for an easy peach recipe that goes from breakfast to dessert, you’ve…

  • Cherry Tomato Focaccia

    Cherry tomato focaccia with rosemary is an easy no knead recipe ~ the bread is crunchy, the tomatoes are juicy, and the whole thing is absolutely delicious!…

  • chocolate chip cookie bars, sliced

    Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

    Chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect dessert. This easy one bowl bar cookie recipe bakes up thicker and more decadent than your favorite chocolate chip cookie ~ no chilling or…

  • rhubarb crunch dessert in a pan with ice cream

    Old Fashioned Rhubarb Crunch

    Rhubarb crunch is a warm rhubarb dessert topped with an oatmeal cookie crumble. A scoop of vanilla ice cream is optional (not optional.)…

  • strawberry banana bread, sliced

    Strawberry Banana Bread

    This Strawberry Banana Bread recipe bakes up soft, moist, and delicious ~ it’s everything you love about banana bread…with strawberries!…

  • Amish man bars on a plate, with one sliced in half

    Amish Man Bars

    Amish man bars are an easy graham cracker chocolate chip bar similar to 7 layer bars, or Hello Dollies. This easy 30-minute vintage dessert has a famously fudgy texture and a…

  • strawberry sheet pan pancakes, sliced into squares

    Strawberry Sheet Pan Pancakes

    Strawberry Sheet Pan Pancakes are soft, plush, berry-licious pancakes baked right in the oven so everyone can dig into their warm stack at the same time. Perfect for weekend breakfasts, breakfast…

  • Puff Pastry Danish with raspberry jam

    Raspberry Almond Puff Pastry Danish

    Raspberry almond puff pastry Danish is an easy homemade Danish recipe that’s not too sweet, with a rich cream cheese filling and the perfect flaky crust. Breakfast just got a whole…

  • Blueberry lemon bundt cake with lemon glaze

    Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

    Lemon blueberry bundt cake is a moist breakfast or tea time cake that combines tart citrus with bursts of juicy berries. It’s one of those cakes that looks as good as…

  • rhubarb crumble tart, sliced

    Rhubarb Crumble Tart

    My rhubarb crumble tart is a juicy shortbread tart warmed up with vanilla bean and a buttery oatmeal crumble topping. After you make it for Mom this Mother’s Day, be sure…

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