Sallys Baking Addiction

Addictive Recipes from a Self-Taught Baker

Coconut Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Up until today, you couldn’t find a carrot cake cupcake recipe on my blog. Zero. Zip. Zilch. Considering carrot cake is simply known as “birthday cake” in my family, I’m ashamed. No miniature version of the world’s best cake flavor?...

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

My friend brought lemon ricotta cookies to our cookie exchange party in December. Never one to turn down a lemon treat, it was the first cookie I picked up. I tasted ricotta cookies once or twice before and they...

Funfetti Chip Scones

I baked and photographed these funfetti chip scones back in November. If I remember correctly, this was the first recipe I photographed after my sweet Noelle was born. It took me about 5 hours to bake and shoot and...

Dear First Time Mom (or Dad)

Happy Valentine’s Day! I felt inspired to write this and I hope that it can help you or someone you know. If you have anything to add, please comment. There is no judgement here. There is no mom-shaming here....

Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

Offer me bread pudding and I’ll take a hard pass. The thought of soggy white bread swimming in a pool of cream sauce sounds like an epic waste of calories. But as I work to expand my baking repertoire...

Latest Recipe Testing

The latest in my kitchen: bread pudding. Hilari and I didn’t get a chance to test bread pudding in our recipe test week, so I slowly tackled it over the past couple weeks. I studied a couple traditional bread pudding...

Mini Vanilla Pound Cakes

The love for my new mini bundt cake pan continues. Now that I baked itty bitty pound cakes and topped them with pretty pink raspberry icing and sprinkles…. it’s a straight up bundt pan obsession. Don’t these mini vanilla pound...

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

When a triple threat comes together… chocolate cupcakes strawberry buttercream chocolate ganache … our self control’s in serious trouble. And bonus: there’s strawberry hearts on top. Little cuties! Here’s a cupcake I’ve been dreaming about since last Valentine’s Day...

Chocolate Cake Pops

This time last year I introduced you to Sally’s Baking Challenge. Can you believe it? A whole year? That means 12 challenge recipes including the very first one, which also landed a spot on the 2017 most popular recipe list:...

February Baking Challenge

A new month ahead and you know what that means… let’s get baking! In February we’re revisiting cake pops. Homemade. From scratch. We made vanilla cake pops in the summertime, but many of you are asking for a chocolate...