What to Whisk Together for Winter Break

What to Whisk Together for Winter Break

Zoe Coric, Editor in Chief

The holidays can be stressful for anyone. But, baking is a solution to many holiday-themed problems; the stress of buying enough last-minute gift shopping; unsure of what to bring to a party; make baking your meditation. 

Below are the top five best recipes for the 2022 winter holidays. 


  1. Holiday Yule Log Cake (Bûche de Noël) – Ahead of Thyme 

The Yule Log, or Bûche de Noël, is a traditional Christmas dessert for a reason. This chocolate sponge cake is filled with decadent whipped cream, then rolled to create the illusion of a log. It’s perfect for the Christmas Eve dessert centerpiece. 


  1. Christmas Cookie Tree – Mom Loves Baking

This stunning Christmas tree made out of cookies is bound to impress, and easier to make than it looks! You only have to make sugar cookies and buttercream, then stack the star-shaped cookies into the shape of a tree. 



  1. Gingerbread House Recipe – Sally’s Baking Addiction 


This recipe is perfect for hanging out with friends and decorating together, or having a fun-filled day with your friends. There’s a myriad of different designs to go for. So, it’s perfect to unleash your creativity! 


  1. Christmas Cupcakes – Ahead of Thyme

Looking for a quick recipe that makes perfect gifts? Look no further! These effortlessly cute, festive cupcakes can be whipped up in no time in a big batch. With these cupcakes, your friends and neighbors will love you!


  1. Candy Cane Layered Cake – Ahead of Thyme 


These homemade marshmallows are both chewy and soft, perfect for plopping into your hot chocolate and cuddling up in front of the fireplace. Who knew you could even make marshmallows at home? This recipe is easy to follow, mess-free, and most importantly, delicious!


It’s recommended to put some festive music on while you whisk these delightful treats together. Whether you’re baking for yourself or your family, you’re bound to love the experience of making these… and the experience of eating them!