The Essential

Sweet Potato Brioche - Bake from Scratch

Sweet Potato Brioche with Orange-Pecan Streusel

This sweet potato brioche will knock your socks off. Incorporating streusel into the body of this lightly sweetened loaf infuses the bread with a...
Round Challah

Rosemary Fig Marsala Round Challah

Once you’ve mastered the basic loaf, it’s time to play around. We love the richness that the figs, vanilla bean, and Marsala add to...
Challah

Challah Dough

Challah dough is enriched with eggs, oil, and yeast, with a little sugar for a hint of sweetness. We use honey in our challah...

The Essential Pretzel Dough

From Oktoberfest to street fairs and football games, soft, doughy pretzels are everywhere this time of year. But you don’t need a street vendor...
Pretzels

Traditional Large Soft Pretzels

From street fairs to football games, soft, doughy pretzels are everywhere. But you don’t need a street vendor or concession stand to get your...

Pretzel Twists

Use these twists in place of breadsticks at the dinner table. Or just eat them dipped in spicy German mustard as a snack. ...
Pretzel Knots

Pretzel Knots

Shaping these knots is easier than tying your shoes—there’s no bow involved. For more pretzel baking fun, try our Pretzel Twists or our Traditional Large Soft Pretzels. ...

Sourdough Ciabatta

This rustic Italian loaf was first made in 1982—yes, that recently—by Arnaldo Cavallari, a baker from outside Venice who was troubled by the popularity...

Sourdough Boule

For many, the French-style sourdough boule (a giant round of crusty sourdough goodness) is the queen of from-scratch breads. Much like with baguettes, the...

Sourdough Baguettes

These classic long loaves might seem intimidating. And they do take quite a bit of time (upwards of 10 hours). But they aren’t technically...

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Cheers to This: Our Best Cocktail and Baked Good Pairings

Take your afternoon cocktail and nosh to the next level with these combos from some of the country’s professional pastry chefs and sommeliers. Effervescent...

Turtle Brownies

Gâteau Basque

Gâteau Basque