Sample recipes from Baking Basics and Beyond

Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

There's nothing like a warm muffin to start the day off right - that's why they're one of my favorite easy breakfast ideas. These Cinnamon Streusel Muffins are sweet and lightly spiced with flavors of cinnamon and brown sugar that make this muffin recipe the perfect morning pick-me-up. Muffins make for great east breakfast recipes if you're hosting a brunch or just cooking for the whole family, as they're great on their own or accompanied by other dishes. This cinnamon muffin recipe is sure to become a fast favorite at your family table!

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Popovers with Berries and Whipped Cream

Because these popovers are a little sweet, they are delicious for breakfast or brunch. If you don’t have a popover pan, a nonstick jumbo ...

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Chocolate Swirl Coffee Cake

The high butter and sugar content of this coffee cake results in such a tender cake that you could even serve if for dessert. The mini chocolate chips carry the chocolate flavor into every bite, and the unsweetened cocoa creates chocolate stripes throughout.

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Zebra Brownie Squares

These brownies were awarded first place when my daughter entered them in an office contest. Be sure to purchase a box of brownie mix that...

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Chewy Cherry Squares

While living in Florida, my mom got this recipe from a Canadian friend. I especially like the chewy coconut and nut topping with cherry p...

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Chocolate Monster Cookies

We call these dishpan cookies at my house because if you make the whole recipe, you need a dishpan to mix all the ingredients (or a ver...

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Pistachio Biscotti

With a gourmet coffee bar on every corner, biscotti have become familiar to everyone. Biscotti are actually Italian twice-baked cookies, ...

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Gingerbread Nectarine Cobbler

During the Middle Ages, ginger and pepper were the only spices available to bakers, which explains the historical popularity of gingerbre...

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New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bananas Foster Sauce

Day-old French bread is the traditional type of bread used for this pudding, but I have also used cinnamon swirl bread and croissants for...

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Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake

This is a special-occasion cheesecake, with its nutty crust and silky chocolate filling. Use a high-quality chocolate such as Scharffen B...

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English Trifle

Every Christmas Eve I serve English Trifle for dessert. It is an elegant dessert of cake, custard, sherry, and sometimes fruit. It can be...

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Turtle Cheesecake Pie

Although this pie has pecans, chocolate, and caramel sauce, it is not overwhelmingly rich. The pecans in the crust are nicely toasted and...

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Lemon Mascarpone Tarts

Mascarpone cheese is a rich, silky Italian triple-cream cheese. It has become widely known and readily available because it is used in th...

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Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

Cinnamon sugar is swirled through this tender loaf as it is shaped. After the first rising, the raisins are kneaded into the dough. I lov...

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A calzone is a stuffed pizza. Everyone can have their own piece of dough and fill it as they like. This is a great recipe for nights when...

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