Sometimes less is more, particularly when it comes to cleaning up dirty dishes. Whether you need a quick and simple recipe or a refreshing twist on a classic, these one-bowl baked goods—stars in our new One Bowl Baking Special Issue—offer sweet, low-key comfort on your busiest weeknight. Indulge in Flourless Fudgy Cookies, celebrate a birthday with confectioners’ sugar-dusted Funfetti Bars, and prepare for Easter with a chai-spiced carrot cake (an exclusive recipe share!). Whatever you crave, we have the sweet shortcut. Get these recipes and more inside the issue!
1. Flourless Fudgy Cookies
Who says rich decadence can’t be easy? These walnut-topped fudgy cookies prove it definitely can be. A final sprinkling of finishing salt gives these bad boys just the weeknight pick-me-up you need.
Perfect for your Easter baking, this cake combines crisp carrot and spicy-sweet candied ginger. Top with a confectioners’ sugar glaze, and you have a cake that’s just as awe-inspiring as it is delicious.
Time to celebrate! Whip these fun bars up for a quick birthday treat. Because really, you can’t ever go wrong with funfetti and rainbow sprinkles.
4. Marble Sheet Cake
Feed the masses with this one-bowl sheet cake recipe. Beautiful and delicious, this cake will have everyone coming back for more.
5. Cardamom Cake with Browned Butter Frosting
Browned butter stars in this simple yet flavorful layer cake. Surprise your taste buds with the bold flavor of cardamom—simply genius when combined with velvety, smooth browned butter frosting.
6. Stone Fruit Yogurt Bread
The One-Bowl Baking Special Issue cover star, this from-scratch bread comes together in a snap. Stone fruit takes center stage while a white chocolate ganache effortlessly covers the top.