Baking Breads & Desserts

Fill your kitchen with the homey aromas of these baking recipes for breads, desserts, snacks and more.

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    40 of Our Best Fall Desserts

    Capture the sweet flavors of autumn in recipes for pumpkin bars, apple pies, spice cookies, cranberry cobblers and more fall desserts.

    Sugar Cookies

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    This sugar cookie dates back to a Swedish woman born in 1877! Her daughter, Esther Davis, shared the recipe with...


    Pumpkin Bread

    I keep my freezer stocked for our harvest crew with home-baked goodies like this deliciously spicy, easy pumpkin bread recipe....


    How to Make Homemade Bagels, Step by Step

    Once you learn how to make homemade bagels, you'll never want anything else for breakfast.


    Creamy Caramel Flan

    A small slice of this impressively rich, creamy flan dessert goes a long way. What a delightful finish for a...


    How to Make a Custard Square, the Most Popular Dessert in New Zealand

    Learn how to make custard square, a uniquely New Zealand dessert featuring flaky puff pastry and creamy vanilla custard.

    Hippity Hop Bunny Cake

    This cute, festive cake will have your guests 'hopping' with happiness! Make the cake ahead and add the decorations close...


    Lavender Poppy Seed Muffins

    These muffins are so easy to put together. The lavender flavor really works well with lemon. If you've never baked...


    Rhubarb Rosemary Flatbread

    I love the simple ingredients of this recipe and the exceptional combination of flavors! The kitchen smells awesome whenever I...


    Spiced Indian Rusks

    Indian cake rusks, or delicious soft cakes, use traditional warm spices and can have add in's like fruit or nuts...

    Mango Bread

    I live in Maui and when it’s mango season everyone shares their crop, so you get to try different varieties....


    Simits

    This bread comes from my Turkish heritage and they are commonly eaten for breakfast. You'll find them sold from street...


    Raspberry Matcha Cake Roll

    This tender cake roll with whipped cream has a very light texture and is perfect for spring. The raspberries give...


    The Best Way to Celebrate Galentine’s Day, According to Lizzie Acker of ‘Th...

    The Great British Bake-Off star Lizzie Acker says skip the gifts this year. Instead, treat your gal pals to homemade...


    Air-Fryer Banana Bread

    Yes, you can make banana bread in the air fryer! This easy air-fryer banana bread recipe is a cinch to...

    21 Scandinavian Desserts to Savor

    Craving Scandinavian desserts? These recipes show all the best that Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland have to offer including kringles,...


    How to Make Choux Pastry at Home

    Learning how to make choux pastry may sound tricky, but trust us: it's simple! Once you get the hang of this...


    Huckleberry Bear Claws

    Beware: Bear claws may lead to bear hugs! My family can't get enough of these quick, easy pastries made from...


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    Peppermint Schnapps Hot Cocoa Snowflakes

    Mint and chocolate are perfect partners in these cutout cookies! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor


    The Best Coffee Liqueur + 9 More Liqueurs to Bake With

    A splash of Irish cream or Kahlua can elevate your homemade treats to gourmet level. Discover the best coffee liqueur...


    We Tried Christina Tosi’s Hot Chocolate Brownies

    Learn how to make hot chocolate brownies just like Christina Tosi, queen of sweet treats and nostalgic flavors.


    We Made This Crowd-Pleasing Recipe for “Triple Treat Holiday Bars” from 1971

    This recipe for 3-in-1 holiday bars has something for everyone!


    Grandma’s Spritz Cookies

    To make these festive classic spritz cookies, I use my grandmother's antique cookie press. I'm the only one in the...

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    36 Cozy Spiced Desserts Perfect for the Holidays

    The holidays are about cinnamon spice and all things delicious. These spiced desserts are full of all the flavors of...


    Strawberries and Cream Scones

    I took a leap and veered from Mom's original shortcake recipe to create this scone recipe with cream and strawberries....


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    The Best Pecan Pie

    Pecan pie is a Thanksgiving tradition in my household, and I was on a quest to create the ultimate version—the...


    18 Gourmet Baking Ingredients That’ll Upgrade Your Recipes

    Ready to level up your bakes? Snag some gourmet baking ingredients to make your go-to recipes taste even better.


    Gingerbread Amaretti Cookies

    The classic Italian cookie gets a new gingerbread twist! Don’t overbake—they should be slightly chewy. —Tina Zaccardi, Eastchester, New York


    Turkey Cake

    Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a...