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What Are You Baking?

The changing seasons and holidays always brings out the best in Chowhound's bakers. You'll be inspired all year long by the discussions here of baked goods, both sweet and savory.
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What are you baking these days? January, 2019 edition!

TorontoJo
by TorontoJo 3 months ago

Happy New Year to all the bakers here! Who's tired of holiday baking? Who's still going strong? Here's to a delicious 2019! Whatcha got in the oven?

Tartine Frangipane Tart question regarding almonds

mrshalf
by mrshalf 2 months ago

Would I be okay to use whole almonds and chop in the food processor instead of sliced almonds as called for in the frangipane cream instructions? I'm thinking not because of all of the extra skin ...

What Are You Baking These Days? January 2018 Edition!

TorontoJo
by TorontoJo 1 year ago

Happy New Year, baking 'hounds! As most of the Eastern half of North America is in a deep freeze, turning on one's oven for a few hours is particularly appealing. What delights are you all making d...

What are you baking these days? December, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 4 months ago

It's December in some of my favorite places already. This is probably the bakingest month of the year, what with holiday and gift baking. What are you up to in the kitchen these days? I made th...

What are you baking these days? September, 2018 edition! [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 7 months ago

September, month of back to school and one hopes a solid period of cool(er) weather. Please make it so... Spied first new apples at the farmer's market last weekend, beautiful peaches abound, plu...

What are you baking these days? November 2018 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 months ago

November is the perfect time to rev up the oven, at least in the Northern hemisphere, as weather turns colder, days grow shorter, and many of us shift into wintertime nesting mode. Not to mention g...

Teatime in Narnia: Mr. Tumnus' Burnt Sugar Cake

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by rainymuffins 4 months ago

My treat this week was a step into the wardrobe. C.S. Lewis has been a favorite of mine since childhood, and I have always wished I could find myself in the middle of a wintry wood and bump into M...

The Perfect Cookie for a Cozy Weekend

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by rainymuffins 4 months ago

Hello All, Today is my last day of work before a week of Thanksgiving Break, and I am creating a wish list of everything I plan to bake this week to get into the festive spirit. For me, Thanksgi...

What are you baking these days? July, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 9 months ago

So it's Canada Day and my MIL's 95th birthday! Big party here. Have made 2 cakes, both Bravetart, the Devil's Food and the white layer cake. Both of them are frosted with the cooked flour frosti...

What are you baking these days? June, 2018 edition! [Old]

buttertart
by buttertart 10 months ago

Out of the merry, merry month of May and into June. Graduations? Weddings? Garden parties? Soirées? Birthdays? Baking just to have in the house? What are you baking these days?

What are you baking these days? August, 2018 edition [Old]

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by migmigmig 8 months ago

It's the peak of summer fruits with the glimmer of fall just around the corner. If you can bear to turn your oven on in August, what are you baking?

What are you baking these days? May, 2018 edition! [Old]

buttertart
by buttertart 11 months ago

So here it is just about May. This is the month in which I get to devise a birthday cake for himself (chestnuts will feature in it) and this year it will be a joint one for him and our big baby bo...

What are you baking these days? March, 2018 edition!

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

March is coming in here pretty lambily but we're still expecting prime baking weather during the month. I had big plans for last weekend but didn't get to make anything. I made some potato bread do...

What are you baking these days? April 2018 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 12 months ago

New month, and so time for a new thread. Chowhound's resident bakers have been busy lately—what's in your oven in April?

What are you baking these days? February 2018 edition! [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 1 year ago

Here we are in the not terribly merry month of February, home to Valentine's Day at least. Seems to call for sweet treats for our sweeties...chocolate, anyone? What are you baking these days?

What are you baking these days? July, 2012 [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 6 years ago

Greetings from the great (and boiling hot) midwest! A short family visit for my darling and amazing MIL's bday (shh, I didn't tell you this but she just turned 89, and she's rustling up blueberry ...

What Are You Baking These Days? June, 2017 edition! [old]

buttertart
by buttertart 2 years ago

It's June already in a good bit of the world...how did May go by so fast? I don't have any big occasions coming up, but I'm sure I'll be up to my usual tricks...how about you?