Pastries

Hanukkah Baking

Challah Doughnuts

Sometimes there’s just nothing better than a homemade doughnut. We love to fry challah dough to produce these golden brown bites, filled with vanilla...
Raspberry-Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Bake Black Friday Breakfast Before Hitting Stores

Before heading out to brave the Black Friday sales, bake some of these delicious breakfast recipes. From coffee cakes to sweet rolls, find everything...
Butternut Squash Pie

Our All-Time Favorite Thanksgiving Bakes

The championship of holiday baking has arrived, and we’ve got your Thanksgiving game plan. Featuring classic pie, tart, and Bundt cake recipe standouts, you’ll...
pumpkin chocolate hazelnut rugelach

Pumpkin Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach

Dive into the art of rugelach with Shannon Sarna's new cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker (Countryman Press, 2017). The color of her Pumpkin Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach is...
pumpkin cake

Suddenly Streusel! Our Best Streusel Recipes

Warm and nutty with the perfect toothsome crunch, streusel is the baker’s version of fairy dust. It elevates everything from muffins to pies to...

Rebecca Firth’s Mooncakes

These mooncakes from DisplacedHousewife, Rebecca Firth, are not difficult to make as long as you follow some key instructions. For this particular recipe, it’s...

Blueberry and Bitters Strudels

Consider these the blueberry cordials of pastry. Orange bitters, used as an aromatic flavor enhancer in many cocktails, gives the filling in this strudel...
Oversized Honey Ricotta Strudel

Oversized Honey Ricotta Strudel

We opted for a creamy honey topping, a thicker version of honey that, unlike liquid honey, contains a crystalline structure that makes it ideal...
Triple Berry Cake Doughnuts

Triple Berry Cake Doughnuts

A cake doughnut done correctly has a tender interior—denser than a yeast-raised doughnut—with a slightly crunchy, cracked exterior. Tiny flecks of baked-in blueberry and...
Bear Claws

Bear Claws

Originating in the United States in the mid-1920s, these flaky puff pastries get their name from the oversized claw-like shape. As the dough rises,...