Bake or Break Recipes

Entries from December 2011

Apple Spice Cake

December 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart. Cake 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 & 1/3 cups vegetable or canola oil 2 cups granulated sugar 3 large eggs 3-4 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups) 1 cup chopped assorted nuts (pecans, […]

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Tags: cakes · glazes

Toffee Nut Squares

December 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe from Great Cookies. Read and see more at Bake or Break. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup unsalted butter, slightly firm 2 cups lightly packed brown sugar (very fresh!) 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup + 2 tablespoons finely chopped nuts, divided 1 cup […]

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Tags: bars

Hazelnut Cream Cheese Brownies

December 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Fat Witch Brownies. Read and see more at Bake or Break. Filling 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add egg, lemon juice, […]

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Tags: brownies · chocolate

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

December 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe from an unlabeled clipping buried deep in my “to-bake” stack. Read and see more at Bake or Break. Muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat […]

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Tags: muffins

Salted Nut Squares

December 5th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe from Taste of Home. Read and see more at Bake or Break. 3 cups salted peanuts (no skins), divided 2 & 1/2 tablespoons butter 2 cups peanut butter chips 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk 2 cups miniature marshmallows kosher salt or sea salt, optional Place 1 & 1/2 cups peanuts in the bottom of […]

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Tags: bars · no bake

Blueberry Jam Bars

December 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Taste of the South. Read and see more at Bake or Break. 1 cup rolled oats 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans 1 cup cold, unsalted butter, cut into cubes 3/4 cup […]

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Tags: bars

Black and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

December 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light. Read and see more at Bake or Break. 2 cups cake flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup water 1/2 large egg* 1 & 1/2 tablespoons Kahlua 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 […]

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Tags: cookies