If you need some ridiculously easy baking recipes right now, we’ve got it. With the country’s future on the line, it’s a pretty fitting time for some serious stress. And given how grueling this election and 2020 in general has been, extremely simple and effortless recipes are about all we can handle right now. We are tired and exhausted, both in need of practical distractions and in difficulty concentrating. The mere thought of a long list of ingredients is, honestly, a little stressful in itself.
These delicious baking recipes keep it simple – they all require no more than five ingredients. (Full disclosure: a few provide optional supplements or variations that could number more than five.) And most of the requested ingredients are staple foods you probably already have on hand: flour, eggs, sugar, butter, peanut butter, chocolate chips â like, a parcel of PB and chocolate chips – oatmeal and bananas. (A handful of recipes call for less ubiquitous but still relatively common ingredients, like almond flour, grated coconut, and dates.)
It’s important to note that these 37 easy baking recipes are also hard to spoil, as there aren’t any fussy techniques or tedious steps involved. Oh, and there are a number of vegan and gluten-free options out there. So whatever fresh treat you feel like making – cookies, cakes, muffins, macaroons, brownies, breads – you can find a simplified recipe here.