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Of all the quick breads I’ve shared here on BoB, this is somehow my first one involving peanut butter. With my abiding love of all things peanut butter, that’s a bit hard to believe. And if peanut butter is involved, there’s a pretty good chance that chocolate is going to make an appearance, too. That […]

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Coffee cakes are well-loved because of their simplicity, versatility, and, most importantly, taste! (And they almost always have a crumb topping, which is completely irresistible in my book.) These cakes are usually one-layer cakes or Bundt cakes, making preparation nice and simple. There may be some swirling or a topping, but these 11 simple coffee […]

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My goal for 2017 was to find ways to work smarter and find time for myself. That went surprisingly well, and it made for a less stressful year. I intend to do more of the same in 2018, all the while continuing to share my baking adventures with you. Before we get to 2018, let’s […]

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As much as I bake, there are some things that I just don’t bake as often as I would like. Biscotti is one of those things that I love but I seem to make infrequently. With the hopes of changing that pattern, I’m very happy to share these Bourbon Pecan Biscotti with you! When it […]

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Christmas morning is the perfect time for a special breakfast treat. Whether that’s a make-ahead baked French toast or something as simple as a batch of muffins, it’s a lovely tradition for a special day. I’m so happy to share these 16 Sweet Breakfast Treats for Christmas Morning with you! These are some of my […]

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A little bit of time spent browsing the pages of BoB will quickly reveal my affinity for mini versions of desserts. Their adorableness is only part of their appeal. I also love them to make serving simpler and to give as gifts. These Mini Cream Cheese Pound Cakes are a perfect choice when you’ve got […]

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I love to bake all kinds of cookies, but I often turn to shortbread when I want something quick, easy, and crowd-pleasing. These Brown Sugar Toffee Shortbread certainly check all of those boxes. They feature simple flavors in a simple recipe. And they’re always such a hit! The starting point of these cookies is a […]

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The vast majority of the recipes here at BoB are focused on the sweet side of baking, but that should in no way take away from all the breads, biscuits, rolls, and other savory recipes that I’ve shared. This collection of breads offers a variety of dinner companions for most every taste. And they all […]

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I love to bake homemade yeast breads but with one caveat. They must be easy to make. I don’t know what that says about me as a baker, but it is what it is. I’m happy to tell you that these Rosemary Onion Rolls are indeed easy to make. You only need about 20 minutes […]

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I would bet that I’m not alone in having a soft spot for apple pie. Its classic flavor is pure comfort food. I’ve certainly made and enjoyed my share of them over the years, but I have an even softer spot for these Cinnamon Apple Hand Pies. How can anyone resist a mini version of […]

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I love all kinds of cakes, but I have a bit of a weakness for spice cake. Its simplicity and big flavor never fail to please. Plus, it’s comfort food in a big, big way. A recent and persistent craving led me to this Spice Cake with Brown Butter Frosting. And boy, am I glad […]

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I’m so excited to share this Cream Cheese-Filled Pear Tart with you! It’s one of my favorite kinds of desserts. We’re talking quick and easy but looks impressive and pretty. This is a recipe to hang onto for those times when you need a simple dessert that’s sure to be a hit. The tart starts […]

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I absolutely fell in love with the marshmallow frosting from that Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Cake I made a while back. After just one taste, I knew I wanted to use it again and again. First on my list was pairing all that marshmallow goodness with peanut butter. And what better way than with peanut […]

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As much as I can’t believe it was ever the case, I haven’t always been a big fan of caramel desserts. Now I can’t imagine not immediately saying yes to an offering of a rich, gooey, caramel treat! If you’re a fan of all things caramel, then this collection is for you. While I have […]

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Apple desserts are just the best. I love them all year long, but I especially crave them in the fall. Whether you’re baking pies, cobblers, or something in between, choosing the right kind of apple is important. Picking apples for baking seems simple enough until you realize the myriad varieties that exist. But don’t let […]

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There’s something so comforting about baked goods with plenty of spices. Something magical happens when cinnamon, nutmeg, and their friends show up for the baking party. From the flavor to the aroma, those kinds of baked goods just make me want to curl up with a cozy blanket and dig in! These Brown Butter Sour […]

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Fall is by far my favorite season, and that extends to baking, too. I love the flavors of fall, and the relief of cooler temperatures makes me want to stay in the kitchen all day baking. If you’re looking for some baking inspiration this fall, then I’m here to help with these 11 great cakes […]

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I confess that I’m not a big fan of S’mores in their traditional form. They’re just a bit too messy for my liking. But the flavors of S’mores? I’m definitely on board with those. And those wonderful flavors are on delicious display in this Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Snack Cake. It all starts with a […]

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Apples and pears are what fall baking is all about! There’s nothing quite so good as a warm fall fruit cobbler or pie, sweet cake, or hearty muffin. You’ll find all of that and more in this collection of favorite apple and pear recipes! Happy baking! And happy fall! Apple Spice Cake with Cinnamon Cream […]

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If you’re a big fan of apples, then you’ve likely had plenty of experience with eating apple pie. It’s such a simple dessert, yet it never fails to deliver on its deliciousness. While the classic versions of apple pie often feature a lattice top or some other variation of a double crust, I have a […]

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