Classic Butter Biscuits

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads, Breakfast 16 Comments

These classic butter biscuits are so tender and flaky and filled with that irresistible butter flavor! The recipe only calls for 6 simple ingredients and comes together very quickly. You can have fresh hot butter biscuits on the table in just about 20 minutes!  I LOVE biscuits. I love biscuits so much that I literally ate half of this pan slathered in butter and blackberry jam as my lunch the day I shot this recipe. I didn’t even feel guilty about it either. Because, YOLO, or something like that. These biscuits are just so dang good. How much do you …

Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie

Baker Bettie Cookies, Skillets, Sweets, Vegan 29 Comments

This Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie is so incredibly easy to make and nobody will ever know it is grain free, vegan, and refined sugar free! The salted caramel sauce serves a dual purpose of the base for the cookie and also a decadent sauce to drizzle over the top!  I originally published this recipe as a guest post for the blog Fork & Beans in July 2012.  You may or may not know that in my real world job I am a private chef for someone with a very long list of food allergies. It is a fun challenge, to say …

Blueberry Lemon Sour Cream Bread

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Sweets 10 Comments

Blueberry Lemon Sour Cream Bread is a quick bread that can be in the oven in just about 10 minutes! It comes out incredibly moist and tender and is drizzled with a tart lemon glaze! A great way to get some more blueberries in before summer ends!  I originally published this recipe in July 2013 as a guest post on the blog, The Cooking Actress.  A while back I started a series on my blog called Back to Bake-sics. In each post I brake down the science of various different baked goods to create very simple and adaptable recipes. One of …

Whole Wheat Summer Squash Chocolate Chip Muffins

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Summer 5 Comments

These whole wheat summer squash chocolate chip muffins are so moist and tender! They combine zucchini and yellow squash with a hint of orange, cardamom, and mini chocolate chips!  I feel like a lot has changed for me in the last month. My real world job, where I work as a private chef, has been non-stop busy since I took it over a year ago. I am head over heels in love with the job. But because of the craziness with the number of hours I work, frequent travel, inconsistent schedule, and never ending things to do, I will admit, I haven’t …

American Flag Cookie Cake

Baker Bettie 4th of July, Cakes, Cookies, Holidays 5 Comments

Make this American Flag Cookie Cake for your perfect 4th of July Celebration! The sugar cookie base is incredibly soft and fudgy and it is topped with a lemon frosting and fresh blueberries and raspberries. Since this cake is so easy to decorate, it is the perfect activity for kids and adults alike!  Oh, summer! Why are you so wonderful and so fleeting? I could live in your endless days and warm weather forever and ever! Mr.BB and I just got back from our little romantic summer getaway. It was so needed! We headed up north to a cabin on a small lake …

Lemon, Thyme, and Goat Cheese Icebox Cake

Baker Bettie Cakes, Sweets 4 Comments

Icebox cakes are a classic retro cake that are making a comeback. Lemon, thyme, and goat cheese icebox cake is an updated version of the retro classic. Thin cookies are layered with a creamy goat cheese filling that has touches of honey, lemon, and fresh thyme!  I am feeling very grateful today! Mr.BB and I are about to head up north to take a little vacation just the two of us. We realized recently that we haven’t taken a trip just the two of us since our honeymoon 5 years ago. We decided to take an early anniversary/we both turned …

10 Tips for Baking Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Cookies, Sweets 7 Comments

Follow these 10 cookie baking tips to make your own perfect chocolate chip cookies! These tips will help you create cookies that taste amazing as well as look picture perfect!  If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you may have caught on to the fact that I have a love affair with cookies. My obsession for developing the recipe for my most perfect chocolate chip cookie was what really sparked my passion for baking. Here’s the thing, cookies can seem like a really easy and approachable thing to bake, especially something simple like a chocolate chip cookie. But …

Triple Berry Cobbler

Baker Bettie Fruit Pies, Pie, Summer, Sweets 2 Comments

Triple berry cobbler is a very easy recipe to showcase all of those beautiful summer berries! Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries are the stars in this simple cobbler that bakes in a cast iron skillet!  You guys, I have all of this time on my hands all of a sudden and I barely know what to do with myself! You may or may not know that I am a private chef in my real world job. I am very much in love with the job. But since February, I have not had a co-worker which means I pretty much have not had a …