The Best Baking Tips We've Ever Published

It's time to polish that Best Baker on the Block trophy, because these no-fail tips will take your baking to the next level.

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Bloody Mary Recipes

Whip up an amazing Bloody Mary recipe from our wide selection of beverages featuring variations made with vodka, tequila, and even beer. Plus, we throw in ideas for unique drink garnishes, along with our best tips for hosting a cocktail party. Cheers!

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All-Time Favorite Christmas Cookies

It's simple: These very merry Christmas cookie recipes are favorites that you'll want to save, hand down, and make again and again. We've got all the classics, including sugar cookie recipes, Christmas spritz cookies, and spiced gingerbread recipes. Try one of our cookie recipes to share this Christmas!

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60-Minute (and Under) Dinner Rolls

One of the most time-consuming parts of any holiday meal: making the dinner rolls. With the time it takes to prepare the dough, wait for it to rise, and bake, traditional dinner roll recipes can be an all-day affair! Making dinner rolls doesn't have to take all day, though. Whether you make them from scratch or start with a little extra help, you can make delicious dinner rolls in just one hour. So, make preparing your holiday dinner a little easier with these eight quick dinner roll recipes that are all ready in 60 minutes or less!

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Snowman Jars You Can Make in Bulk for Christmas Gifting

Add a frosty flare to your mason jars with this holiday craft that you can make for anyone on your gift list.

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Our Best Birthday Cake Recipes

Celebrate the special days in your loved ones' lives with an elegant and delicious birthday cake! From red velvet to citrus-flavor cakes, we have a birthday cake recipe to suit even the pickiest guest of honor!


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    • Buttermilk White Cake with Coconut

      This delicate, tender cake is enveloped in fluffy frosting and coconut.

    • Red Velvet Cake

      A little cocoa and red food coloring turn classic white cake into a red-hot dessert. Buttercream frosting adds an extra layer of decadence to this birthday cake recipe.

    • Chocolate Cake with Malt Topping

      This brithday cake's deep chocolate flavor makes it sophisticated enough for grown-up palates, while the malted milk balls make it whimsically fun and kid-friendly.

    • Dulce de Leche Cake

      With irresistible dulce de leche cream inside, and whipped cream frosting and caramelized sugar drizzle outside, this cake is sure to impress.

    • Chocolate and Vanilla Red Velvet Cake

      This creative take on the classic red velvet cake includes a rich vanilla filling made with white chocolate and mascarpone cheese, as well as a luxurious chocolate ganache frosting.

    • Classic Vanilla Cake

      Keep it simple yet stunning with this ultra moist birthday cake recipe. Sour cream adds a pleasing tart twist and makes the frosting extra creamy.

    • Walnut Cake with Caramel Whipped Cream

      This airy walnut-orange cake features candied nuts in the whipped cream filling. The easy caramel sauce can be made while the cake bakes.

    • Chocolate-Lover's Cake

      The ultimate chocolate cake is topped with a heavenly chocolate butter frosting. It makes the perfect birthday cake for the chocolate lover in your life.

    • Italian Cream Cake

      This three-layer cake gets its rich flavor from coconut and pecans. Extra toasted pecans between the layers add just the right amount of crunch.

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      Orange Chiffon Cake

      Made with orange zest and juice -- then finished with orange fluff frosting -- this cake is full of citrusy goodness.

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      Six-Layer Strawberry Cake

      Layers of white cake are filled with a luscious strawberry-and-lemon cream cheese frosting.

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      Double Chocolate Cake

      Cocoa powder, dark chocolate, and a creamy chocolate frosting give this rich cake lots of chocolaty goodness.

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      Pistachio Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream

      Caramelized pistachio shards make a simple but elegant topping on this scrumptious special-occasion cake.

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      Butterscotch Marble Cake

      For an easy yet impressive birthday cake, try this recipe -- it starts with a boxed cake mix and butterscotch pudding. A rich, chocolaty icing adds a sweet finishing touch.

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      Strawberry-Chocolate Cake

      This easy-to-make pink layer cake is filled with creamy chocolate frosting.

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      Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

      With lemon zest and juice in the cake, the frosting, and the curd filling, this centerpiece is bursting with lemony flavor. Lemons sauteed with sugar create a rustic but beautiful topping.

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      Cake Decorating: Easy Frosting Designs

      With just a few household tools (a spoon and a fork!) even the most beginner baker can make impressive birthday cake designs. Watch to learn how!

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      Animal Birthday Cakes and Cupcakes for Kids

      Go a little wild! Throw an animal-theme birthday party for your child. These birthday cakes and cupcakes are designed to please animal lovers with dogs, cats, an elephant, an octopus, monkeys, bears, and a menagerie of kids' favorites. Start with a purchased cake or cupcake, or use our recipes to bake one from scratch.
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