They say baking is more science than art, but these recipes will have you writing poetry about all the cookies, cakes, scones, and pies you create. Be sure to explore our collection of baking spices for more culinary, or artistic, inspiration.
Soft inside, with a crisp outside. The sweet apples deliciously juxtaposed the spicy bits of spicy candied ginger. Recipe courtesy of La Matriz Bakery. Visit our blog to learn more....
Hibiscus Infused Tea Cookies
To make hibiscus sugar, grind the dried hibiscus leaves in a coffee bean grinder. Strain through a sifter, and add sugar according to the desired taste.
Orange Blossom Sugar Cookies
Note that this calls for both Orange EXTRACT AND Orange FLOWER WATER.
Old Fashioned Fruitcake
Good luck having leftovers when you bake this recipe with a mix of nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, and cloves.
Chocolate Espresso Cookies
This recipe (and some cookies!) was given to us by a long-term Evanston customer. They have a wonderfully strong coffee flavor, enhanced by the chocolate.
Rebekah's Anise and Orange Liqueur Cakes
These little cakes are the perfect dessert or tea party sweet.
Bergamot Tea Cakes
These light, buttery cookies echo the flavor of Earl Grey Tea. They are quick and easy to make, and perfect served with your favorite cup of tea.
Chiffonade’s Chai Pound Cake
The aroma, flavor and texture of this chai pound cake make it “company worthy” especially if you gild the lily with a sprinkling of powdered sugar, whipped cream or a...
Maple Bar Donuts
These addicting donuts are a bit of a project, but well worth the effort. Don't skimp on the bacon garnish.
Artichoke Pie is a family heirloom. It is so easy to put together and so delicious! When it comes out of the oven it just reminds me of mom, family,...
This recipe was given to Spice House staff by Karolyn Mizell of Lincoln, Nebraska
Kashmiri Carrot Cake
My husband is from Kashmir, a beautiful valley in the western Himalayas. Kashmir is famous for high quality saffron, red peppers, apples, almonds, walnuts, woolens, and its scenic beauty. This...
Swedish Pound Cake
Cardamom and almond extract give this recipe a Swedish flavor profile.
Scandinavian Rhubarb Cake
Rhubarb is popular in Norway, used in cooking and eaten raw with sugar. This is a variant of a basic Norwegian recipe.