Bake it Easy: Summer

A Summer of Easy Baking

9 fuss-free recipes for a season of breezy bakes

Bake it Easy: Summer

In the summer, every moment counts. There are only so many days to laze by the pool, and only so many weeks to bake with local fruit at its peak. So we’re introducing Bake It Easy: Summer, nine pantry-friendly recipes that are low-fuss, fast, and let you take advantage of every last berry, peach, and plum. Bake them on repeat and you’ll have cakes, cobblers, and plenty of beach days all summer long.

Pick-Your-Own Fruit Cookies

This Week's Recipe

Pick-Your-Own Fruit Cookies

Delightfully soft and bursting with flavor, these lemon-flavored cookies are the perfect backdrop for whatever fruit you have on hand.

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No-Bake

Summer Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

When you’re looking for a rich, impressive, hands-off dessert but don’t want to turn on the oven, turn to this cheesecake.

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15 Minute Prep

Hot Summer Spoon Cake

With tender cake hugging juicy fruit, this fast yet elegant dessert is the definition of simple summer pleasure.

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15 Minute Prep

Super-Simple Strawberry Cake

This easy cake is quintessentially summer, with fresh fruit topping a sturdy cake enriched with sour cream.

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No mixer needed

Easy Peach Cobbler

A sugared biscuit topping with a touch of almond flavor pairs especially well with stone fruit.

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1 hour or less

Just Peachy Peach Muffins

All you need are a few pantry staples, a couple of fresh peaches (the juicier, the better), and 45 minutes.

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1 hour or less

Fresh Strawberry Bostock

Like a strawberry almond tart but with much less effort, thanks to stale bread, syrup, and almond cream.

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No mixer needed

Berry Easy Jam Bars

You don’t need a mixer (check!), you don’t prebake the crust (check!), and you don’t pre-cook the fruit (check check check!).

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1 hour or less

Sunken Berry Almond Cake

The magic of this buttery, moist cake is two-fold: The batter comes together in just 10 minutes, and because the cake is almond flour-based, it's naturally gluten-free.

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