5 Secrets to Baking Like a Pro

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

Cakes

Strawberry Cupcakes

This strawberry cupcake recipe features light and fluffy cupcakes that are topped with homemade strawberry frosting. You'll savor every strawberry-flavored bite!  There is plenty of fresh strawberry flavor — and then some! — in this strawberry cupcake recipe. Chopped fresh strawberries are reduced on the stove to make a thick ... Read More about Strawberry Cupcakes

Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies

These butterscotch cookies are slightly chewy on the outside, while tender and melt-in-your-mouth on the inside. Just one bite and you'll be hooked!  As a baking blogger, I've made a lot of cookie recipes in my day. In fact, I have 11 pages (and counting!) of cookie recipes on my website and even wrote a cookie ... Read More about Butterscotch 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