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Meet the Dark Side of Cocoa: Our Top Black Cocoa Recipes

Bake with black cocoa and watch your desserts turn deep, dark, and utterly bewitching. This ultra-Dutch processed cocoa lends rich chocolate flavor and an...

Spiced Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

For Thalio Ho, the award-winning blogger behind Butter and Brioche, these Spiced Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies have become a winter rite of passage over...
Chai Spice Caramel Pie

Baking with Cardamom! Our Top 8 Recipes

At once sweet, warm, citrusy, and floral, cardamom reigns as the queen of spice. Originally from India, this relative of the ginger family elevates...

Making Chocolate at Guittard

By Alice Medrich Guittard Chocolate Company has been quietly making some of your favorite chocolate from—bean to bar—for 150 years. Follow a small batch of...
Apple Cheddar Pie

How to Pick Your Pie Pan

When choosing a pie pan, the most important thing to remember is your crust needs to cook fast. All shape and flakiness will be...

Eyes on the Pies! Bake Our Best Autumnal Pies

Get a slice of the pie action this autumn! Open your spice drawers, tie on your apron, and ready your rolling pins—it’s officially pie season....

Origin of a Classic: Pastéis de Nata

By Devra Ferst The precious secrets of Portugal’s Pastéis de Nata. “In Lisbon, every day has a kind of eating rhythm,” writes chef Nuno Mendes...

Cake for Breakfast: Our Best Coffee Cakes

Derived from the traditional German kaffeekuchen (sweet breads or cakes served during the daily coffee break), these irresistible streusel-topped cakes are delicious anytime of...
Fall Bundt Cakes

How To Make Caramel Sauce

Making caramel takes few ingredients and little time, but it can intimidate even the most proficient of bakers. Common pitfalls are grittiness from sugar...

Our Test Kitchen’s Top 5 Cookie Practices

Use our expert tips and methods to master every aspect of baking cookies, from handling the dough to properly storing the final product. For...