Baked Goods Recipes

I tend to like to bake with a range of whole-grain flours. There is a world of flavor and personality beyond the realm of all-purpose white flour - rye flour, quinoa flour, buckwheat flour, teff flour, corn flour, and on and on. Have fun exploring!

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Raspberry Mega Scones

Raspberry Mega Scones

A fun twist on a traditional scone recipe. Instead of cutting dough into small pieces, a big piece of lemony scone dough is slathered with raspberry jam and folded in on itself.

Pine Nut Rosemary Shortbread

Pine Nut Rosemary Shortbread

A twist on the shortbread recipe I included in my book -perfectly golden pine nuts and just enough rosemary and lemon zest to infuse the buttery sweet dough with fragrance and flavor.

Yeast-raised Cornbread

Yeast-raised Cornbread

Yeast-leavened corn bread recipe, heavily flecked with kernels of bright yellow corn and generously spiked with chives. Perfect for stuffing and soup-dunking.

Grown-up Fig Cookies

Grown-up Fig Cookies

A grown-up twist on the figgy classic. This filling for this fig cookie recipe is dried figs that are marinated overnight in port and pomegranate juice and then pureed. They also happen to be gluten-free.

Cottage Cheese Muffins

Cottage Cheese Muffins

Golden, puffy, sun-dried tomato, and cottage cheese muffins. High in protein, low in carbs, they are a great, satisfying way to start the day.

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Madeleines

Madeleines

Perfect, golden, scalloped madeleines. From a favorite recipe shared with me by a friend and long-time Madeleine baker.

Challah Bread

Challah Bread

Peter Reinhart's challah recipe creates a wonderful (and reasonably forgiving) dough that bakes into a tender, delicious version of the traditional Jewish celebration bread.

Baby Bran Muffins

Baby Bran Muffins

A delicious bran muffin recipe made from a yogurt and whole wheat base with minimal butter - they can certainly hold their own against their not-as-nutritious counterparts.

Plum and Peach Crisp

Plum and Peach Crisp

This rustic plum and peach crisp has a generous oat-flecked crumbly crust. Paired with a dollop of cold, creamy vanilla ice cream - heavenly.

Spicy Polenta-Cheese Crackers

Spicy Polenta-Cheese Crackers

Made from polenta, buttermilk, cayenne pepper, and Parmesan cheese, this is a perfect party cracker recipe.

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