Baking

It's no secret: A successful holiday starts in the oven. Whether you're using a tattered family recipe card or searching for a brand new baked good, we have everything you need for sweet success.

The Gingerbread Castle of Your Holiday Dreams

The Gingerbread Castle of Your Holiday Dreams

Learn how one of our favorite bakers takes edible architecture to soaring new heights.

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A Christmas Triple Threat

A Christmas Triple Threat

What happens when you combine a yule log, a cheesecake and a pie?

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Fun with Fondant
Fun with Fondant
Fun with Fondant

Fun with Fondant

Give your desserts a professional touch with this fancy topping.

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Amanda in Adelaide

Amanda in Adelaide

These cookies are deserving of a medal! They're easy, and they taste great, making them the perfect gift.

Mini Christmas Cakes
Holiday Desserts for Kids

Holiday Desserts for Kids

Get your kids into the spirit of the season with these easy (and adorable) baked goods.

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How to Make Creme Brulee
How to Make Creme Brulee
How to Make Creme Brulee

How to Make Creme Brulee

Make a classic, creamy dessert to top off your holiday feast.

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29 Top Holiday Desserts

29 Top Holiday Desserts

You simply can't celebrate the holidays without a dessert (or five).

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The Flying Chef

The Flying Chef

My son and I took on the task of making an edible Christmas village this year. It was one of our most-fun projects to date — thanks to the baking, decorating and, of course, eating.

Mini Gingerbread House
19 Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

19 Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

Satisfy everyone on your list this season — gluten-free fans or not — with these jolly good sweets.

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Master Melting Chocolate
Master Melting Chocolate
Master Melting Chocolate

Master Melting Chocolate

This skill is an essential addition to any baker's repertoire.

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10 Monkey Breads for Christmas Morning

10 Monkey Breads for Christmas Morning

Let's just say this: The focus of Christmas morning shouldn't be your rumbling tummy.

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How to Frost a Layer Cake
How to Frost a Layer Cake
How to Frost a Layer Cake

How to Frost a Layer Cake

Discover the secret to a picture-perfect, crumb-free cake.

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jrivera

jrivera

I was thrilled with the way this turned out. My kids loved it!

Eggnog Fudge
Mini Christmas Fruit Puddings

Mini Christmas Fruit Puddings

Save yourself time and bake cookies that do double time.

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Make a Buttermilk Substitute in a Pinch
Make a Buttermilk Substitute in a Pinch
Make a Buttermilk Substitute in a Pinch

Make a Buttermilk Substitute in a Pinch

There's no need to run to the store! Use these common ingredients to make pancakes in a flash.

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Here's one more way to indulge over the holidays.

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Aric Ross

Aric Ross

Do you have leftover cranberries? Make this cake. It's full of fruit and nuts, giving it a pleasing consistency and flavor.

Cranberry Bundt Cake