Baked Goods

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Authentic English Scones With Currants

An American's effort at creating his own recipe for English scones.

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Perfect Danish Pastry Recipe With Cheese and Jam Options

I love Danish pastries for breakfast. This recipe is time-consuming but the payoff is big. Soft and flaky with mouthwatering flavors!

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My Banana Loaf Makeover With Citrusy Clementine Twist

Adapting a basic banana loaf recipe from my files, I created this delightful citrusy twist.

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Easy-Bake Soda Bread Recipe

Making bread conjures fears of laborious hours in a hot kitchen among rolling pins, piles of dirty dishes, and white, powdery flour coating everything. What's worse, the bread could flop. Good thing making soda bread is super easy.

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins: A Whole Food Treat (No Sugar or Butter)

These whole food muffins are nutritious and much lower calorie than traditional muffins. I'm talking 250–300 calories rather than 400–600!

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How to Make Scrumptious Pain au Chocolat at Home

Pain au chocolat is one of my favorite French pâtisseries. I'll show you how to make it at home from scratch!

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Bread Machine Banana Bread

Here's an easy banana bread recipe that you can make in your trusty bread machine. Enjoy this bread with your favorite spread or serve it as French toast.

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How to Make Perfect Parker House Rolls (Plus 4 Spin-Offs)

Parker House rolls are soft, pillowy, buttery—an easy yeast bread you can make at home. Here's the original recipe plus four spin-offs.

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Homemade Corn Tortillas (Without a Tortilla Press)

Corn tortillas are usually brittle and tasteless—unless you make them in your own kitchen. Here's how to make them. (Hint: You don't need a tortilla press.)

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Healthy Banana Bread With Fruit, Nuts and Seeds (Diabetic Friendly)

I invented my own nutritious and diabetic-friendly banana bread, cutting down on sugar and salt whilst introducing extra fruit, nuts and seeds. My family loves it.

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Poppy Seed Roll Recipe (Only Three Ingredients)

This delicious poppy seed roll recipe calls for only three ingredients, making it super quick and easy. Ready to eat in just 30 minutes!

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Grandma's Homemade Cinnamon Buns Recipe

Cinnamon buns are the perfect weekend breakfast!

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Perfect Croissants: Fables, Folklore, and a Fabulous Recipe

Making croissants is a day-long task but a most rewarding one. Learn the folklore of this buttery French roll and how to make it yourself. Your family will shower with adoration.

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How to Add Cinnamon Raisin Inclusions to Sourdough Bread

Once you have mastered a basic sourdough you can venture into a new world of flavorings. This recipe is for a basic sourdough bread and method of how to evenly distribute your fruit inclusions into the dough so that everybody gets a taste of what the bread should be.

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Exploring Challah: Fables, Facts, and 10 Recipes for the Famous Jewish Bread

Challah, the Jewish Sabbath/holiday bread is steeped in tradition and symbolism. Learn the history, heritage, and traditional and innovative recipes.

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Sourdough Naan Bread

Beautiful soft sourdough naan bread to mop up the sauce of your favorite curry. These breads have very few ingredients, are easy to make, and are a joy to watch as they fluff up while baking. So get your sourdough starter out and let's go!

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Homemade Nutella Star Bread: Perfect for Christmas Morning Breakfast

Christmas star twisted bread, or star bread, is a popular breakfast food on Christmas morning. The twist filling can be sweet or savory. Let me show you how to make this bread at home so you can impress your family on Christmas morning!

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Blueberry Muffins With Streusel Topping (Made With Coconut Oil)

These blueberry muffins with streusel topping are super easy to make and absolutely scrumptious. They make the perfect treat for you and your family.

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Homemade Spiral Raisin Danish With Orange Marmalade

My homemade spiral raisin Danishes are delicious. A perfect holiday treat, you can enjoy one with a cup of coffee or tea for breakfast or as an afternoon snack. Let me show you how you can make this yummy treat at home.

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Sourdough Burger Buns

Sourdough burger buns are soft, light, fluffy and delicious. This recipe is tried and tested, guaranteed to produce amazing results. Learn how to make your own burger buns; they're not difficult, they just need time and love.

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Perfect Corn Muffin Recipe (Plus 6 Runners-Up)

Want cornbread muffins that are tender and slightly sweet with a crunchy top? Here’s the perfect recipe—and six more that are pretty darned good too.

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How to Make Danish Pastry Dough From Scratch

As a self-taught baker, I have learned a lot of baking techniques to improve myself as a baker. Danish pastry dough can be challenging but it's certainly doable!

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Artisan Sourdough Bread Recipe

If you are gluten intolerant, don't think you can't ever enjoy bread again. Bread is one of life's great pleasures. The problem isn't the gluten, it's the fast process of bread making for mass production that has given gluten a bad name. Sourdough may be your answer.

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Homemade Crispy French-Style Baguettes

There is nothing more comforting than relaxing with a warm baguette fresh from the oven and dripping with melting butter. The beautiful thing about it is you can make it at home yourself, and it’s easy. All you need is a little time and love.

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How to Make Australian Toaster Biscuits

Australian toaster biscuits are neither biscuits nor are they Australian. They are crumpet-like yeast breads that you prepare on a grill and finish in the oven.

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Two Quick and Easy Go-To Bread Machine Recipes

The following two bread recipes are among the staples of our everyday life.

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Sourdough Starter and Leaven

My first sourdough was disappointing; it came out flat. After that, I did lots of research, and now I get 100% success. Here I will share with you what I learned.

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How to Make Store-Bought Croissants Taste Fresh, Crispy, and Honey-Buttery

Even though you may only have access to mass-produced croissants from the grocery store, you can make them taste delicious and fresh very easily. All you need are two simple ingredients, and you can have fresh-tasting croissants any time.

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How to Make Chocolate Buns

Soft and delicious chocolate buns are so simple to make, and they're delicious with a cup of coffee or tea. Let me show you how to make these chocolaty buns at home.

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Classic Cinnamon Rolls

Here is a classic recipe for those wonderful homemade cinnamon rolls that many of us enjoyed while we were growing up.

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My Favorite Zucchini Bread Recipe With Powdered Sugar Glaze

There are a gazillion recipes for zucchini bread, but this one is my favorite. I've included a bonus recipe, too.

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Grandma's Homemade Biscuit Recipe

This homemade biscuit recipe has been perfected over many years. It uses very accessible ingredients with simple steps to create a delicious baked good.

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7 Secrets of a Bread Recipe That Never Fails

I've finally developed the all-time best bread recipe, and I want to share it with you—along with all the secrets steps I employ!

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10-Ingredient Oat and Wholemeal Soft Brown Bread

This brown bread is made from coarse wholemeal flour, all-purpose flour and rolled oats. It takes about 50 minutes to bake and can be served with soup or eaten with just butter and jam. It's a very moist bread that has lots of flavor.

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Perfectly Moist (but Not Soggy) Banana Nut Bread

This banana bread recipe uses frozen, overripe bananas in order to get rid of the excess moisture. This produces a flavorful but non-soggy loaf.

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Easy One-Bowl Zucchini Bread Recipe

When you have zucchini growing prolifically in your garden, treat yourself to this delicious zucchini bread to serve for breakfast, dessert, or any time.

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Glazing Breads: It's All About the Crust

Although applying a glaze or wash to bread takes only seconds, it affects the appearance, texture and flavor. This article explores the what, when, why and how of bread glazing.

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Make-Ahead Frozen Dinner Rolls

These dinner rolls can be made ahead of time and frozen. Bake them whenever you need fresh rolls quick!

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Rum Raisin Cinnamon Challah

This challah features rum-soaked raisins and cinnamon swirls to give it a sweet flavor. It is so yummy that I rarely have leftovers. Serve it straight from the oven, if possible.

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How to Make the Best Blueberry Muffins Ever

Blueberry muffins are one of the easiest baked goods you can make at home. This particular recipe makes some of the best, moist summer blueberry muffins I've ever made!

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Delicious Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

Chunks of apple and a handful of sweet raisins make these oatmeal muffins a favorite breakfast bread. Double the batch and freeze the extras (if there are any) to pack in lunch bags for a break from the monotony of the same old sandwich routine.

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Soft Half and Half Rolls (Half White and Half Whole Wheat)

These flavorful rolls have a hint of honey and are soft inside. They are not difficult to make, and they use a combination of whole wheat flour and white bread flour. I created the recipe in an attempt to satisfy my children, who prefer white flour, and my husband, who prefers whole wheat.

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How to Make Homemade White Bread

This delicious homemade white bread is perfect for all seasons. Enjoy a slice with peanut butter, jam, Nutella, or butter as a snack or for breakfast. Let me show how you can make this at home.

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Best Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

This moist and tasty chocolate chip pumpkin bread is a year-round winner. Easy to make, it's the perfect comfort food at any time of the day.

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Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This moist and sweet chocolate chip banana bread has been a family favorite for decades. The best part is it's so easy to make. It can be served for breakfast, dessert, or teatime.

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How to Use Sourdough Starter in Place of Dried Yeast

Learn how to use sourdough starter in place of dried yeast in a bread recipe.

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How to Make Brioche in a Bread Machine

Homemade brioche is the perfect bread for your ultimate French toast!

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Top 10 Practical Baking Tips Everyone Should Know

Here are 10 practical baking tips that everyone should know. These simple tips can take your baking skills to the next level. Avoid epic fails in the kitchen with these pointers.

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How to Create a Sourdough Starter (No Yeast Required)

Looking to bake bread during the COVID-19 pandemic but can't find any yeast? Create your own yeast by creating a sourdough starter. It's easier than you think, and you'll have delicious baked good in no time, especially if you use the discard.

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Soft and Buttery French Brioche Recipe

I love artisanal French bread. Let me show you how to make soft, delicious brioche that is ideal for breakfast or a snack. You too can be a French baker at home!