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Beyond Moist Vegan Chocolate Cake

All the chocolate cake you love, but none of the dairy! Make my Vegan Chocolate Cake recipe and you’ll never…

Crazy No-Bake Cookies: One Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe with Endless Flavor Variations!

One easy no-bake cookie recipe can turn into any flavor of Crazy No-Bake Cookies you’d like! Hi Bold Bakers! One…

15 Minute Banana Cream Pie (No Bake)

15 minutes is all you need to make my Banana Cream Pie recipe — with fresh bananas, light-as-air whipped cream,…

Boozy Cherry & Pistachio Ice Cream Terrine from the Bigger Bolder Baking Cookbook

A gorgeous ice cream dessert, filled with cherries and pistachios, sliced to serve — this is my Cherry & Pistachio…

5 Pro Chef Secrets to the Perfect Pizza

The Perfect Pizza is not out of reach! If you follow my 5 Pro Chef Secrets to the Perfect Pizza,…

The Softest & Chewiest Snickerdoodle Cookies

Chewy, soft, and so sweet with a cinnamon sugar coating, my Snickerdoodle Cookies recipe is the one you’ve been looking…

The Ultimate Cowboy Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Everything you could imagine in one cookie, and yet my Cowboy Cookies recipe is still gluten-free and added sugar-free! Hi…

Homemade Outrageous Ice Cream Sundaes

My Homemade Outrageous Ice Cream Sundaes recipes take the nostalgia you feel for the classic cold and sweet treat and…

1-Hour Homemade Hamburger Buns

Perfect your burger with my 1-Hour Homemade Hamburger Buns recipe, and skip the store-bought options for something way better. Hi…

Gemma’s Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I’ll show you how to make the Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe and why it will give you a…

10-Minute Easy Chocolate Cake (Made in the Microwave)

Moist, fudgy, and easier than you could ever imagine, my 10 Minute Easy Chocolate Cake recipe bakes in your microwave…

Simple Stovetop Brownies

Incredibly moist, impossibly chocolatey, my Simple Stovetop Brownies recipe is perfect if you can’t or don’t want to use your…

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Meet Gemma

Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, and I’m passionate about sharing my years of experience to get you boldly baking with confidence!

 

Gemma's Best-Ever Recipes

Gemma’s Best-Ever Brownies Recipe

My chef-tested, Best Ever Brownie recipe is everything you’d want: ooey-gooey, fudgy, and oh so delicious! Hi Bold Bakers! Now,…

Gemma’s Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I’ll show you how to make the Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe and why it will give you a…

How To Make The Best-Ever Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Make the Best-Ever Vanilla Buttercream Frosting recipe with my chef-tested tips and techniques for the perfect buttercream icing every time!…

Best-Ever Chocolate Cake with Fudge Frosting

Celebrate anytime with this decadent and moist Best-Ever Chocolate Cake recipe topped with my favorite fudge frosting and vibrant homemade…

Best-Ever Pizza Dough Recipe (No Knead)

Hi Bold Bakers! As a professional baker, I naturally have a passion for bread making. And any baker worth their…

Best-Ever Carrot Cake & How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting

Hi Bold Bakers! Every baker needs a great carrot cake recipe and that’s exactly what I’ll show you this week.…

Vanilla Birthday Cake Recipe

Learn how to make my classic Vanilla Birthday Cake Recipe with Buttercream Frosting and I’ll show you how to make…

Crazy Cupcakes: One Easy Recipe with Endless Flavor Variations!

My Crazy Cupcakes recipe is so easy! Make flavors like Birthday Cake & Red Velvet or create your own: it’s…

Best-Ever Carrot Cake & How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting

Hi Bold Bakers! Every baker needs a great carrot cake recipe and that’s exactly what I’ll show you this week.…

Japanese Cheesecake Simplified

My simplified Japanese Cheesecake Recipe is as soft as cotton and full of jiggle, reimagined without the complexity. Hi Bold…

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

You’re a few minutes away from the perfect party dish – my no bake strawberry cheesecake recipe is bursting with…

Stovetop Chocolate Cake

Easily bake a deliciously rich, moist chocolate cake without an oven using my Stovetop Chocolate Cake Recipe. Hi Bold Bakers!…

1 Minute Microwave Mug Brownie

Enjoy a single-serving, chocolatey brownie in a mug in no time with my 1 Minute Brownie in a Mug Recipe!…

Microwave Mug Pizza (Microwave Mug Meals)

Make my amazing Microwave Mug Pizza recipe in just minutes for real food fast! Hi Bold Bakers! Homemade Pizza made…

5-Minute Microwave Cheesecake

Hi Bold Bakers! By popular demand, I’m sharing my recipe for a 5-Minute Microwave Cheesecake. Now, not to toot my…

3 Layer Cake Made in the Microwave

Hi Bold Bakers! I have been inspired by all of you to bake a full-size 3 Layer Cake Made in…

Celebration Vanilla Mug Cake (Egg Free)

Enjoy a delicious vanilla mug cake recipe in minutes with my Celebration Vanilla Mug Cake! Hi Bold Bakers! If there…

3 Ingredient Nutella Brownie in a Mug

From after-school snack time to anytime indulgence, my three ingredient Nutella recipe will yield you a perfect brownie in a…

Gemma’s Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I’ll show you how to make the Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe and why it will give you a…

Crazy Cookie Dough: One Easy Cookie Recipe with Endless Flavor Variations!

My Crazy Cookie Dough recipe is the absolute perfect blank canvas for all of your favorite cookie flavors! Hi Bold…

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Whip up my 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies recipe in no time. My easy Peanut Butter Cookies taste as good…

Gemma’s Best-Ever Oatmeal Cookies

The chewiest, tastiest, and easiest oatmeal cookies ever! Hi Bold Bakers! No cookie you can buy at the store compares…

3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

Whip up my easy and buttery Shortbread Cookies recipe with just three simple ingredients. Hi Bold Bakers! One of the…

3 Ingredient Coconut Macaroons

Easily make Coconut Macaroons with my 3-ingredient recipe for the best macaroons recipe without all the fuss. Hi Bold Bakers!…

Homemade Ice Cream Recipe with Only 2 Ingredients

Learn how to make homemade ice cream with my easy 2-ingredient ice cream recipe and enjoy any flavor you want,…

6 Ice Cream Flavors: Homemade Ice Cream Party (No Machine)

With just 2-ingredients, my homemade ice cream base can be made into any flavor – talk about a reason to…

5 Homemade Ice Cream Milkshake Recipes

Make 5 different Homemade Ice Cream Milkshakes including an Oreo Milkshake, Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake & more! Hi Bold Bakers!…

Dairy-Free Coconut Homemade Ice Cream (2 Ingredients/No Machine)

Hi Bold Bakers! You’ve suggested so many great Homemade Ice Cream flavors and this week I’m bringing you more of…

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream Cones (Bold Baking Basics)

Hi Bold Bakers! We make our own 2-ingredient, No Machine Ice Cream on Bigger Bolder Baking so why wouldn’t we make…

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

You can’t go wrong with this creamy classic. Indulge in a scoop of vanilla ice cream or use it as…

How to Make Cream Cheese (Bold Baking Basics)

My Homemade Cream Cheese recipe could not be easier to make, because everything you need to make rich, creamy, and tangy…

How To Make The Best-Ever Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Make the Best-Ever Vanilla Buttercream Frosting recipe with my chef-tested tips and techniques for the perfect buttercream icing every time!…

How To Make Condensed Milk (Bold Baking Basics)

Easily make my Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk recipe and use it to create ice cream, cookies & more! Hi Bold…

How To Make Rolled Fondant (Bold Baking Basics)

Buying Rolled Fondant = expensive. Making it yourself? Much easier — and cheaper — than you’d think! Hi Bold Bakers!…

How to Make Homemade Extracts: Vanilla Extract Recipe & More!

Easily make Homemade Extracts including my pure vanilla extract recipe & many more! Hi Bold Bakers! I love the idea…

How To Make Easy Puff Pastry

My Mum’s recipe for an easy, shortcut Puff Pastry is so fast to make without all the folding like a traditional…

Crazy Dough: One Easy Bread Recipe with Endless Variations

Crazy Dough is one master dough recipe — that’s as easy as it gets — that can be turned into…

Cinnamon Rolls (Easy Recipe: No-Knead, No Machine)

Hi Bold Bakers! This week, I’m sharing with you my favorite no-knead method for making yeast dough. I think you’ll…

No-Knead Donuts (Baked Not Fried)

Hi Bold Bakers! On Bigger Bolder Baking, I like to take what I have learned as a professional pastry chef…

Best-Ever Pizza Dough Recipe (No Knead)

Hi Bold Bakers! As a professional baker, I naturally have a passion for bread making. And any baker worth their…

Homemade Baked Churros

My Homemade Baked Churros recipe just might be better than fried — you be the judge! Hi Bold Bakers! Are…

Flatbread Recipe With Only 3 Ingredients

My easy and delicious flatbread recipe uses a base of yogurt and flour — and that’s it! Hi Bold Bakers!…

Vegan Brownies

With wholesome ingredients and absolute decadence, anyone can enjoy my fudgy vegan brownies recipe. Hi Bold Bakers! I don’t have…

7 Best Egg Substitutes for Baking Recipes & How to Use Them

My egg substitutes chart has all the information you could ever need for baking egg free treats! Hi Bold Bakers!…

Best Fudgy Keto Brownies

I was able to create the Best Fudgy Keto Brownies that are high in healthy fats, but very low in…

Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread (Low Carb / Zero Added Sugar)

My delicious and nutritious Gluten-Free Banana Bread is a low carb, zero sugar added powerhouse of flavor. Hi Bold Bakers!…

Healthy Homemade Twix Bars

Hi Bold Bakers! My culinary assistant and healthy-food expert, Olivia and I got together and asked ourselves, “What could be…

Dairy-Free Coconut Homemade Ice Cream (2 Ingredients/No Machine)

Hi Bold Bakers! You’ve suggested so many great Homemade Ice Cream flavors and this week I’m bringing you more of…

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