Baking Blog

A Spoon Full of Sugar: Making Digestive Biscuits At Home

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Digestive biscuits might sound more like medicine than a tasty treat. But stay with us because these lightly sweet cookies really are quite nice and are healthy enough to have for breakfast. Making digestive biscuits at home can be easy and fun! Read more »

Celebrate the Everyday: An Easy Savory Tart Recipe

By Ashley Rodriguez
Tarts should not be limited to special occasions. These lovely, flaky dishes can be used to elevate your typical weeknight dinner from bland to beautiful. Check out this recipe for a simply savory tart and celebrate the everyday! Read more »

Short Story: An Intro to Shortcrust Pastry Dough

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Shortcrust Pastry

Knowing how to make shortcrust pastry dough is a fundamental skill for any chef. Made sweet or savory, this tender flaky crust creates the perfect base in dishes ranging from elaborate fruit tarts to humble vegetable quiches. Learn the basics behind this versatile dough here!

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Mounds of Joy: Turning Day Old Croissants Into Almond Pastries

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Making Almond Croissants

Homemade croissants are an absolute delight. However, after a day or so, croissants seem to lose that flavor and taste that make them so wonderful. Having a recipe for reviving day-old croissants in your food and cooking repertoire will prevent you from ever having to waste. By covering the croissants in sweet glaze and filling them with smooth almond cream, this almond croissant recipe makes the dread of stale croissant bread a thing of the past.

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Kiss Me, I’m Irish Soda Bread: A Delectable Free Recipe

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Irish Soda Bread Recipe

With Saint Patrick’s day coming up, it’s the perfect time to learn how to make Irish soda bread. This traditional Irish loaf is moist, extremely dense and massively satisfying, whether it’s served alongside a warming meat and potato-based stew, slow cooked corned beef or simply with a thick smear of rich salted butter. Get the free recipe and step-by-step tutorial here.

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Win a FREE Copy of Surprise-Inside Cakes by Amanda Rettke

By Kelsey Loughman
Decorating Surprise Cakes

It's time for a sweet surprise! Cake decorator Amanda Rettke, instructor of "Decorating From the Inside Out" and author of "Surprise-Inside Cakes," has taken the time to chat with us about her brand new Craftsy class, writing her book, and her life as a baker, mom and blogger. Plus, we're giving away copies of her new cookbook to some lucky readers! Read on to find out how to enter!

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