Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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    BB-8 Cake

    This BB-8 cake is easy to assemble and decorate. A cake mix gives you a jump-start so you can spend more time arranging the decorations. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...


    Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies and Cream Frosting

    Kids and adults alike will find these Oreo cupcakes irresistible. If you want to pipe the frosting, be sure to...


    Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

    Decorate these simple gluten-free vanilla cupcakes for any special occasion or holiday. Since the frosting recipe includes cream cheese, be...


    Jelly Donut Cake

    Cake. Doughnuts. Now you don't have to choose between the two. Impress your family with this easy jelly-filled cake. Try...

    Margarita Cake

    This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes...


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    Frozen Snowflake Gingerbread Cookies

    These snowflake cookies will melt in your mouth as soon as they hit your tongue. Experiment with your favorite colors...

    Strawberry Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

    Fresh strawberries are full of water, so they have a tendency to weigh down cake batters and make soggy cakes....


    Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

    My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


    Italian Chocolate Spice Cookies

    I recently found this old family recipe in my mom’s kitchen. I made a few adjustments to streamline the process,...


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    Tuscan Sun Orange Cranberry Cake

    This recipe came to be through much trial and error. Growing up, my family used farina flour in desserts, and...

    Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

    A healthy hint of cinnamon gives this chocolate cake an extra step up over the expected sheet cake. Its sweet...


    Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

    Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...


    Our Favorite Frosting Tools for Bakery Window-Worthy Cakes

    Serious about cake decorating? We've rounded up the most essential frosting tools you need to create professional-looking cakes.


    Game Night Domino Brownies

    Brownies are the perfect handheld treat, and they’re even more fun when decorated like dominoes. Chocolate lovers, rejoice!
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    Lemon Blueberry Whoopie Pies

    These whoopie pies are soft, cakey cookies studded with tart, juicy blueberries and filled with tangy cream cheese frosting. I...

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    How to Frost a Cake the Easy and Elegant Way

    Learn how to frost a cake that your friends and family will ooh and ahh over—no special tools required.


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    Easter Lamb Cake

    My grandmother started the tradition of making this molded Easter lamb cake when I was little. We continue to make...


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    11 Easy Cupcake Decorating Ideas That Look Professional

    Think you can't get bakery-style decorations at home? Think again! Our easy cupcake decorating ideas will make your favorite recipes...


    10 Mistakes You’re Making When Decorating Cookies

    Have more fun in the kitchen over the holidays with secrets for decorating Christmas cookies, straight from the experts.


    5 Easy Homemade Frosting Recipes to Know By Heart

    There's a whole world of tasty frosting beyond buttercream. Discover your new favorite with our top homemade frosting picks!


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    Snow Globe Keepsake Cookies

    Make holiday magic! These extra-special ornaments are totally customizable—each filled with a little snowfall of edible sprinkles. Let it snow...


    Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

    Carrot cake is a family favorite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...


    Chocolate Spice Layer Cake with Caramel Icing

    Mariann James of Ferguson, Missouri created a sweet and salty favorite with her original recipe for chocolate spice cake with...

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    Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream

    These apple pie cupcakes are always a hit! They are so easy to make and the flavor just screams fall....


    Copycat Berger Cookies

    After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


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    French Macarons

    Even decorated simply—a sprinkle of sugar, a drizzle of icing—these stylish beauties are part of our creative Christmas cookies...


    Ugly Sweater Cookies

    Perhaps the most amazing thing about Ugly Sweater Cookies is how cute they are. Try these classic gingerbreads on for...


    Strawberry Balsamic Filled Cupcakes

    Here's a twist on Grandma's strawberry shortcake. This combination of classic and sophisticated flavors is a perfect pairing for the...


    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

    We were snowed in one Christmas and couldn't get to the store to buy cookies for Santa. My daughter and...