One-Bowl Baking Wonders
Less Cleanup Means More Time to Bake
Those French bakers know a thing or two; this supremely simple cake uses just one bowl but produces an irresistible cake with a crisp, dense, almost shortbready texture.
A Celebration Cake for When You're Pressed for Time
Birthday? Anniversary? Going-away party? This super-easy, one-bowl layer cake is the perfect dessert for any gathering of chocolate lovers. (Yes, you'll need another bowl for frosting, but that will mean another bowl to lick.)
Fancy a Fruity Bar Cookie?
Using one batch of dough for both the crust and streusel topping in this fruit-packed favorite means fewer dirty dishes -- in fact all you need is the food processor.
Where Cookie Meets Brownie
Minimal cleanup, maximum flavor: this giant, fudgy chocolate cookie is made in one bowl, baked in a skillet (no special pans necessary, and cut into slices to serve.
Did You Really Say "Molten Chocolate" and "One-Bowl"?
What's Not to Like?
This unbeatable blondie recipe combines the buttery flavor and chocolate chips from everyone's favorite cookies with the appealing texture of the best brownies. For the neatest pieces, cool the blondie cake completely before slicing. Then, using a serrated knife, cut with a sawing motion.
Fast, Healthy, and Delicious
These muffins are so simple you could make them, then jump in the shower while they bake. And they're low in fat but surprisingly moist, thanks to the carrots, banana, and raisins.
You Mix It Right in the Baking Pan
This moreish chocolate cake recipe from Lucinda Scala Quinn's "Mad Hungry" cookbook wins most minimal cleanup -- the ingredients are blended in the very pan that goes into the oven. And you don't even need an egg to make this delicious dessert.(If you don't feel like making frosting, serve the cake with vanilla ice cream.)
(Great) Grandma Knew Best
Generations of bakers have been baking with minimal prep and delicious results. These cookies are a tweaked version of Lucinda Scala Quinn's great-grandmother's recipe.
A Pound Cake with Allure
The ingredients for this nuanced treat are blended in the mixer bowl. While it's easy to make, it takes a while to bake but the rich mapley taste is well worth the wait.
No one will ever guess there is zucchini in these moist little chocolate cupcakes -- nor will they guess they are so simple to make.
Twice the Chocolate and Gluten-Free
Dark and decadent, these chewy cookies are gluten-free -- great for people with celiac disease or a wheat allergy -- and they're quick to make.
No Flour, No Fuss, but Plenty of Flavor
Coconut lovers and other cooks can whip up a batch of these in no time. The longest -- and hardest -- part of the recipe is waiting while they bake.