Girl Versus Dough

blueberry galette

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Skip the pie plate and bake a free-form blueberry pie instead! This rustic blueberry galette couldn’t be easier to make and is just as tasty (maybe even, *gasp*, tastier?) than a traditional pie, but comes together in a fraction of the time and effort. And if you love pie crust, the ratio of crust to filling in this galette is perfection. Whether you make it for Mom this weekend or because it feels like a good day to bake, you will love the simplicity of this blueberry galette recipe.

donut cake

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It’s a donut! It’s a cake! It’s both! This oversized, old-fashioned glazed donut cake is baked in a Bundt pan for a party-ready dessert (or breakfast) that’s reminiscent in both flavor and texture of the classic donut, no frying necessary. Are you ready for this? You’re totally ready for this.

crunchy french toast

close-up shot of slices of crunchy french toast on a plate

Why settle for regular French toast when you can have deliciously crunchy French toast? With a soft inside and golden, crunchy outside, this easy French toast recipe comes together in less than a half-hour and takes breakfast to the next level without any extra effort. (A major win, especially if you’re only on your first few sips of coffee.)

homemade mixed berry pop tarts

overhead shot of homemade mixed berry pop tarts

Wild berry pop tarts… is there anything more nostalgic than that rectangular pastry filled with berry sweetness and topped with neon swirls of purple + blue? Let’s channel that childhood memory into these homemade mixed berry pop tarts, which are the from-scratch version of the classic! With a flaky pastry crust, fresh triple-berry filling and a natural berry-tinged icing (+ sprinkles!), these homemade pop tarts are equally fun to make and eat.

hummingbird cake

Hummingbird cake on a plate with slices taken out

Do you like banana bread? Carrot cake? Anything covered in silky-smooth cream cheese frosting? Then you will love this Hummingbird Cake! Sweet, spiced and full of flavor thanks to crushed pineapple, fresh bananas and toasted pecans, this cake comes together in just one bowl and couldn’t be simpler to assemble. Plus, it’s DELICIOUS.

everything cookies

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Craving something sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy, delicious and homemade all at the same time? Yeah, me too. That’s where these Everything Cookies save the day — chockfull of two types of chocolate, pretzels, toffee bits and corn flake cereal, these cookies are a “I-want-it-all” dessert lover’s dream come true.