Gugelhupf

14 May 2021

Gugelhupf is a classic German and Austrian cake that is baked in a gugelhupf pan, which is similar to a Bundt┬« pan, just a bit higher. Germans like their cakes on the dry side because they are traditionally eaten in the afternoon with a cup of coffee or tea (“Kaffee und Kuchen”).

Skillet Strawberry Shortcake

24 March 2021

Fresh strawberries are one of the sweetest harbingers of spring and summer. And strawberry shortcakes are most assuredly one of the best ways to celebrate the arrival of warmer, sunnier days. Of course, the petite, layered berry-biscuit stacks aren’t exactly fuss-free. This impressive skillet strawberry shortcake recipe eliminates much of the hassle and mess of traditional strawberry shortcakes. Instead of flouring the counter and rolling and cutting out individual biscuits, you’ll bake one giant skillet biscuit cake that’s topped with macerated strawberries and whipped cream.

Evergreen Cookies with Ermine Frosting

6 January 2021

A simple, no-roll sugar cookie that makes 3D trees and wreaths. This old-school frosting, stabilized and volumized with a milk-and-flour roux and equal parts butter and shortening, makes for a fluffy, yet sturdy, topping that’s not too sweet to pipe on generously. Decorate with sugar pearls, dragees, or sprinkles. Once set, cookies can be stored in a single layer in an airtight container up to 3 days, or frozen up to 3 months.

Brown Butter Snickerdoodles with White Chocolate

25 November 2020

Toasty brown butter and coarsely chopped white chocolate give traditional snickerdoodle cookies a decadent upgrade in this wow-worthy recipe. Preparing and cooling brown butter requires a little more time–but the rich, nutty flavor is so worth it. In addition to their incredible flavor, these snickerdoodles have a fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth consistency, thanks to the cream cheese in the dough. You’ll definitely want to bookmark this one for the holidays, but don’t be surprised if you come back to these next-level snickerdoodles all year long.

Holiday Peanut Butter Whiskey Balls

19 November 2020

Boozy, sweet, and rich, these whiskey balls are the perfect sweet bite with a kick. The peanuts and peanut butter bring out the peanut butter in the whiskey and offer a savory complement to the sweet sugar and cookies. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake

29 October 2020

There are times when using a cake mix as the base of a recipe not only speeds things up but also works well, and this is one of them! Enjoy this tender and moist pumpkin streusel cake with a dollop of freshly whipped cream.

Clever Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

27 October 2020

This simplifies these cookies to a formula that works with just about any cake mix of a certain weight. (If you don’t love to measure, this 4-ingredient recipe is your ticket to cookie bliss.) You can find 3 variations below. Cookies can be stored in an airtight container up to 3 days or frozen up to 3 months.

Salted Caramel Coconut Macaroons

27 October 2020

Fill those thumbprints with caramel and a sprinkle of sea salt. Gilding the lily? Maybe! But it might just be your new favorite. Cookies can be stored in an airtight container, with waxed paper or parchment paper separating layers, up to 3 days, or frozen up to 3 months.

Pineapple Curd

22 October 2020

Pineapple curd is a delicious alternative to lemon curd. Use it as a cake filling, tart topping, or fold in some whipped cream to make a fruit dip!