5 Secrets to Baking Like a Pro

Don't be intimidated! Learn my secrets that make baking from scratch easy.

Cakes

Funfetti Cake

Don't wait for your birthday to roll around to make this homemade funfetti cake! It's moist, fluffy, and topped with Swiss meringue buttercream and plenty of sprinkles.  There's something so special about a funfetti cake, isn't there? I know it's essentially a vanilla cake with a few extra ingredients mixed in, but the rainbow ... Read More about Funfetti Cake

Cookies

Banana Cookies

These banana cookies taste like your favorite banana bread, but in cookie form! Feel free to omit the nuts or swap in chocolate chips, if desired.  These banana cookies are practically perfect. No, scratch that. They are perfect!  They're easy to make, use ingredients you likely have on hand already, and share the ... Read More about Banana Cookies

Brownies/ Bars

Nutella Brownies

Chewy around the edges and fudgy in the center, these Nutella brownies are my new favorite! Even better, they're made with just eight simple ingredients. These are everything I look for in brownies — chewy around the edges, fudgy in the center, and not even remotely cakey in texture.  Oh, and did I mention there's Nutella ... Read More about Nutella Brownies

Breakfast

Zucchini Muffins

These zucchini muffins are lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, and are ultra moist and tender. Make a batch on the weekend and enjoy for breakfast throughout the week!  One of my favorite treats in the summer is zucchini bread. Whether it's plain or studded with chocolate chips and walnuts, I look forward to baking a loaf ... Read More about Zucchini Muffins