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What happens when you add more flour to a cookie recipe

This monthly experiment revolves around flour AGAIN! (Recall my first ever experiment in July.) The central premise: What happens when you add more flour to a cookie recipe? I used Snickerdoodle cookies are my test cookie because everyone knows that Snickerdoodles are phenomenal cookies. How it all began (also known as the scientific question): Back in… Continue reading What happens when you add more flour to a cookie recipe

Breads · Fall · Fruit · Recipes · Science

Spiced Apple Bread

This spiced apple bread is positively bursting with fall-ness. It is full of apple chunks, cinnamon and nutmeg. It is dense, moist and downright delicious. Welcome fall with this delightful dessert! I think every baking blogger has the same sentiment about this time of year: autumn/fall/leaves-are-turning-pretty-colors-season is the time of year when we can unabashedly… Continue reading Spiced Apple Bread

Baking 101 · Chocolate · Classic · Cookies · Drop cookies · Recipes · Science

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

 These chocolate chip cookies are everything a chocolate chip cookie should be: chewy on the edges, soft and gooey in the middle; sweet and a little bit salty, with a deep caramel flavor. The secret? Bread flour and obscene amounts of brown sugar. This recipe was a long time in the making. I tried a… Continue reading The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking 101 · Cakes · Cupcakes · Frosting · Recipes · Science

Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

 These funfetti cupcakes are fluffy, moist and sprinkle-filled. Add a thick layer of cake batter frosting and these are perfect for any celebration! Who can resist a funfetti cupcake? I don’t know if it’s the sprinkles or what, but whenever I see a funfetti cupcake, I feel a child-like excitement bubble up in me and I… Continue reading Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

Classic · Cookies · Science

Soft and Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle cookies are always a crowd favorite! This recipe makes soft, thick and fluffy Snickerdoodles brimming with that classic cinnamon flavor. Snickerdoodle cookies hold a very special place in my heart. The first baking adventures that I embarked on began with my mom’s Snickerdoodle cookie recipe. One time during one of these baking excursions, I did… Continue reading Soft and Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies