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Welcome to the Bold Baking Community!

I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef/baker originally from Ireland, and I want to get you baking with confidence. My baking recipes only need simple kitchen equipment and ingredients you probably already have to make impressive results for yourself or to share. Explore 500+ of my chef-tested baking recipes including Baking Basics, Microwave Mug Meals, my Best-Ever recipes and more!

Thanks a million for being part of the Community,

-Chef Gemma Stafford

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If you’re new to baking or looking to try out my chef-tested recipes then give these a go!

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About Us

Meet Gemma

About Us

Meet Gemma

Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, a cookbook author, and the creator of Bigger Bolder Baking. I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with my trusted and tested recipes and baking tips. You may have seen one of my 500+ videos on YouTube & TikTok or as a guest judge on Nailed It! on Netflix or the Best Baker in America on Food Network. No matter your skills, my Bold Baking Team & I want to be your #1 go-to baking authority.


Weeknight Family Favorites Chapter from the Bigger Bolder Baking Every Day Cookbook