Honestly, I’m a much better poet than a baker. I like to eyeball ingredients, and you can’t really do that with a precise science like baking. But I’ve been making this sour cream coffee cake for 15 years and have never grown tired of it. Enjoy! Sour Cream Coffee Cake Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook … More Writers Who Bake: Lannie Stabile
BLACK FOREST GATEAU Long story short, the Great British Baking Show is sometimes the only thing that helps me knock off at night; sometimes, those creations look so freakin’ yummy I stay awake dreaming about them. I first made this for my hubby’s birthday; I used four or five recipes simultaneously and spent the whole … More Writers Who Bake: Katherine Tweedle
When I first moved to northern Michigan, I wanted to find a hearty homemade banana bread recipe with one of my favorite ingredients: peanut butter! I found the beginnings of this one online, and after a few tweaks (like adding chocolate chips), it has become a favorite among family and friends. I hope you can … More Writers Who Bake: Amy Zaranek
I’m sharing two cookie recipes because in our house they’re called “Mommy Cookies” and “Daddy Cookies.” The first is my mandelbrot cookies. They are my favorite cookies, which is why they’re called Mommy Cookies. They’re like biscotti with dark chocolate chips and cinnamon and sugar. This recipe came from a cousin, and then I refined … More Writers Who Bake: Merril D. Smith
Pretty Damn Good White Rolls The rule of internet recipes is that you blither for 500 words before you get to the recipe. Also that you claim it makes the greatest whatever ever. This one doesn’t–someone somewhere has a better recipe using a trick I don’t know–but it will give you rolls with a damn … More Writers Who Bake: Ellen Hawley
Omigosh, what a journey to get this post written! I planned to write and post this the day after Thanksgiving but stuff kept getting in the way, needing my attention. Well, isn’t that the way it is for everyone? So I know yall understand, lol. So, finally this morning I decided to make this my … More Writers Who Bake Kickoff! MaMaw’s Pecan Cookies
I’m hoping to start a new feature here on the blog. So many people have started baking again since the pandemic, including me, and I thought it would be fun to share recipes. Since this is primarily a writing blog I thought I’d put out a call to writers who bake that would be into … More Calling Writers Who Bake!