Ready to fire up the oven and bake something tasty? You’ve come to the right place!
We’ve compiled this list of great Baking Recipes for you to try. It includes so many amazing breads, cakes, cookies, muffins and more.
Whether you’re baking for breakfast, a snack or side, or even dessert, you’ll find something here.
Bake your way through all of these great homemade baking recipes and see which becomes your new favorite. Have fun…
1. No Knead Bread
We’re starting this fabulous list with one of our favorites, which is baked often in our home… this No Knead Bread!! This artisan quality bread can happen very fast and is super duper simple. You end up with a thick crispy crust and a chewy center with big fat holes like sourdough!
It’s very forgiving and only takes 3 minutes of active effort. Now that sounds unbelievable, right? Not so. Try it yourself today.
2. Fudgy Brownies
Here’s a decadent chocolate pleasure. This world’s fudgiest brownie! It’s gooey and chewy, full of melted chocolate chunks all over. It’s prepared under 10 minutes with ingredients you might have already in your pantry. This is going to be your most sought after baking recipe…
3. Classic Dinner Rolls
These homemade Dinner Rolls are fluffy, soft and buttery. They require very little effort, and go great with any meal! This recipe will become one of your favorite go to baking recipes in no time.
4. Lemon Blueberry Muffins
Lemon & blueberries – such an irresistible combination. These tall, flavorful muffins are studded with juicy sweet blueberries and full of bright lemon flavor! Just like what you’d get at the bakery. A delicious summery breakfast or treat!
5. M&M Cookies
Every kid’s favorite cookie to pick up at the bakery. These giant M&M cookies are fun to make, they look pretty and taste out of this world. And good part? They are out of the oven in less than 30 minutes. This recipe makes plenty, so they are ideal for holidays or get togethers.
6. Chocolate Cake
Everyone needs a great chocolate cake recipe in their arsenal, and this is the absolute best. It’s made completely from scratch and is super moist and flavorful. Everything is topped off with a delicious chocolate buttercream frosting.
7. Moist Banana Bread
This is IT… The moist Banana Bread recipe you’ve been searching for! The secret to the super moist and perfectly fluffy bread? Sour cream!! It’s full of banana, but not too overpowering. And it’s easy to make!
I promise, you are going to return to this banana bread recipe again and again.
8. New York Style Cheesecake
Now who wouldn’t like to dig into this rich, creamy and smooth cheesecake? New York style cheesecake is a tad bit different than your regular cheesecake, being more creamy and dense.
Learn the tips and tricks and make this happen in your very own kitchen. You can top this with any topping of your choice.
9. Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread
Do you need a new cornbread recipe? Put your Jiffy mix away, this made from scratch (but still easy) loaf is packed with flavor. It starts with bacon, how can you go wrong? Add in some cheese and jalapeño and your bowlful of chili has a new best friend!
10. Red Velvet Cake
This classic red velvet cake has a moist, fluffy crumb and decadent cream cheese frosting. This festive cake is great for holidays!
11. Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins
These double chocolate chunk muffins come with perfect fluffy crumb and soft cracked tops! If you’re craving chocolate, you will love how easy these Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins are to make AND how rich they are!
This decadent treat happens with under 10 minutes of prep time… 🙂 Yummm…
12. Raspberry Chocolate Truffle Cake
Layers of raspberry cake, chocolate ganache, chocolate buttercream, chocolate cake and a raspberry cream filling. This baking recipe is great for special occasions.
13. Peanut Butter Blossoms
Now these Peanut Butter Blossoms are a real classic. Every bite is full of peanut butter and chocolate flavor. You probably gobbled them during holidays when grandma made a big tray of them.
Some of you might know them as Hershey Kiss cookies. These soft and chewy peanut butter cookies are topped with Hershey’s famous “kiss” chocolate, making them look like pretty blossoms.
14. Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake
Lemon and blueberry, such a classic flavor combo in any dessert… Try these irresistible flavors in your cheesecake. This thick and smooth cheesecake has tons of blueberries. Made with a graham cracker crust and a delicious lemony cheesecake batter, all topped with homemade blueberry sauce.
One bite and you are hooked!
15. Garlic Knots
Your favorite pizza shop side dish, made in your very own oven! Basil and garlic transform this basic roll into a delectable treat. As the aromas drift through your kitchen, you will be waiting eagerly to pop them in your mouth as soon as they come out of the oven.
16. Baileys & Coffee Cupcakes
These cupcakes are your dream come true if you’re a fan of the popular Irish cream liqueur, Baileys. The coffee and Baileys pairing is classic and very popular. These cupcakes are made with Baileys, strong black coffee, and a touch of espresso powder. A real treat.
17. Lemon Cupcakes
If you want something lemon flavored, these lemon cupcakes are both tasty, and easy to make! The light and fluffy texture mixed with the citrus flavor makes for a yummy dessert!
18. Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Now look at this decadent loaf. Moist and chocolatey zucchini bread loaded with chocolate chips. It’s easy to make and will become a regular in your baking rotation!
19. Molten Chocolate Lava Cake
This Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes is soo decadent! When you cut into the fluffy chocolate crumb you are greeted with a molten gooey chocolate center. Awesome.
20. Homemade Croissants
If you love croissants, wait until you try homemade! They’re super flaky and buttery. You’ll be coming back to this one again and again!
21. Sugar Cookies
Try making your Christmas cookies with this easy cut-out sugar cookie recipe and your cookie platter is going to look so pretty and inviting, full of Holiday spirit. They are simple vanilla sugar cookies which will hold their shape perfectly after baking them. You can have so many options of how to decorate them.
22. Blackberry Cheesecake Bars
Have a pint of some juicy fresh blackberries? Use them in these decadently tasty cheesecake bars. They are delicious and creamy with a blackberry swirl. This recipe gives you tips and tricks how to make the perfect cheesecake without using a water bath.
23. Cheesy Garlic Bread
This Cheesy Garlic Bread is soft on the inside and super crispy on the edges. It’s slathered in the perfect amount of garlic and butter, then a blend of two cheeses, mozzarella and parmesan, is sprinkled on top. YUMMM…
24. Apple Pie
Apple Pie… Quintessential American dessert! This recipe has a super flaky crust and a perfectly seasoned apple pie filling. All you need is a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream!
25. Salted Caramel Cookies
Aren’t they pretty gorgeous looking? They taste absolutely divine too. If you are a caramel fan, you’ve come to the right cookie. These Salted Caramel cookies are giant, soft sugar cookies filled with chewy salted caramel with a dash of flaky sea salt. One of our favorite baking recipes!
26. Lemon Pound Cake
If you are a pound cake fan, this recipe is a must try. Your usual rich, buttery pound cake gets enhanced by lemony tarntness and topped with a lemon glaze drizzle. You’ll love this one!
27. Mixed Berry Muffins
You will want to wake up for these fluffy Mixed Berry Muffins! They come together quickly and are bursting with juicy strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. These triple berry muffins are made with Greek yogurt, which makes them healthier with the added protein. They turn out fluffy, moist and tasty.
28. Fudgy Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
These gorgeous looking brownies are perfect to wow the crowd. Fudgy and chewy, they are beautifully marbled with peanut butter swirl all over. A little cocoa powder really takes this chocolate brownie up a notch in flavors.
29. Pecan Pie
Here’s one of our absolute favorite baking recipes, Pecan Pie. It has a great buttery, vanilla infused filling and is topped with crunchy pecans. The salty/sweet combo is amazing. You don’t want to miss this one!
30. Perfect Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
These vanilla cupcakes are a breeze to make, come out perfect every time, and go with any frosting or toppings you can imagine.
31. Classic French Baguette
This French baguette recipe gives a step-by-step process to bake the perfect artisan homemade baguettes! They’re crispy on the outside and soft in the center.
Your very own homemade French baguette is so much better and satisfying that any you will ever buy in the store. Just that freshly baked aroma, when it comes out of the oven will make you reach for some butter and polish it off.
32. Twix Thumbprint Cookies
Are you a Twix fan? Well you cant miss this one then. There is so much going on here in these cute and gorgeous small bites. They’re shortbread cookies with caramel and chocolate drizzle. These Twix Thumbprint Cookies are a MUST when those cookie cravings hit hard.
33. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes
These cupcakes combine the greatness of cupcakes and cheesecake. The rich chocolate cupcakes are topped with chocolate chip cheesecake frosting. These cupcakes will impress cupcake and cheesecake fans alike!
34. Baked Raspberry Cheesecake
This is a baked raspberry cheesecake with loaded raspberry flavors. It’s extremely easy to make without any water bath or special equipment. Just follow the step by step instructions and you end up with this incredible tasty cheesecake.
35. Key Lime Pie
36. Cookies and Cream Brownies
Cookies and Cream, aka Oreos Brownies, are absolutely something you would want to bake ASAP. Loaded with everyone’s favorite Oreo flavor, they are topped with a white chocolate and Oreo mix. This is simple and a crowd favorite.
37. Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
If you like your breakfast sweet, then these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are going to wow you. Melted chocolate and crunchy walnuts in a moist banana muffin, these are decadent.
38. Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Another classic dessert recipe is this Pineapple Upside Down Cake. You’re going to love the tropical flavor of pineapple combined with the sweet caramelized edges. Just imagine how happy you would be when this cake greets you upside down!
39. Linzer Cookies
Linzer cookies are an absolute classic and vintage cookie dating back a few centuries. They are made with toasted almonds with a hint of cinnamon sandwiched with any of your favorite jam. Make this classic these holidays and see the awe on everyone’s faces when you tell them they’re freshly baked homemade Linzers…
40. White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
This elegant looking cheesecake is perfect for holidays or special occasions.
Like any other cheesecake, it starts with a simple graham cracker crust on the bottom. Then a layer of delicious white chocolate cheesecake with raspberries mixed in. Then there comes the topping made with raspberry sauce. Throw on some more berries and there you go… Amazing looking cheesecake!
So there you go, forty great baking recipes. The only question now is, which will you bake first?
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- 3 cups flour
- 2 tsp instant yeast
- 2 tsp salt
- 1.5 cups water
- Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add water and mix until you have an even consistency.
- Cover bowl and rest on counter 3 hours.
- Place large (mine is 7 quart) dutch oven in oven and pre heat to 450°F.
- Dust flour on work surface and scrape dough onto surface. Dust more flour atop dough. Fold in the edges and work the dough into a rough ball shape.
- Place ball onto parchment paper and transfer to bowl. If oven is not yet preheated, place dish towel over bowl.
- When oven is pre heated, remove dutch oven. Place dough, along with parchment paper, inside. Cover and return to oven. Bake 30 minutes.
- Remove lid and bake another 20 minutes, until bread has a nice golden color.
- Set bread on rack and let rest 15 minutes before slicing.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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