The Ultimate Guide to Baking

Whether you're a baking expert or a novice when it comes to finding your way around an oven, these delicious baking recipes, from cakes and cookies to brownies and pies, are sure to satisfy.

Editors' Picks

12 of Our Best Oil-Based Cake Recipes
Here are a dozen of our best oil-based cake recipes, for plenty of inspiration that will get you baking… maybe even right now!
Crazy for Cupcakes
Dive into these delicious miniature cakes–no layering required.
25+ Decadent Brownie Recipes From Scratch
There's no shame in reaching for boxed brownie mix, but sometimes you just want to do it yourself.
13 Awesome Ways to Get Your Hummingbird Cake On
Browse our collection of traditional versions, twists on the classic cake, and creative updates like milkshakes, cupcakes, breakfast bars, cookies, and more. 

Best Holiday Baking Recipes

103 Hottest Holiday Cookies
Our top holiday cookies are gorgeous, delicious, and guaranteed show stoppers at any cookie swap or holiday party.
60 Perfect Holiday Pie Recipes
Serve dinner guests a pie that tastes as good as it looks. Whether you're a baking beginner or born with a sifter in hand, we've got the recipe for you.

Toasted Oat and Prune Breakfast Muffins

Delicious and warm, these muffins are the perfect first step into the wonderful world of alternative flours. Toasty oats and brown sugar conjure up the comforting flavors of fall—no matter what time of year it is.