Flavor combinations Baking 101 with Susiej

Sometimes, baking the same recipe again and again gets boring. You can pop out of the flavor rut without needing to learn a new recipe. Try out the following combinations with the basic recipes for sugar cookies, muffins, scones, and stollen.

Citrus

Use zest or extract for the most intense flavor

grapefruit + Campari

lemon + ginger

lemon + poppyseed

lemon + thyme

lime + ginger

orange + cardamom

orange + rosemary

Green-skinned apples in a crate, with a hand-written sign behind.

Spice

allspice

cardamom

Speculatius: cinnamon cardamom cloves nutmeg

Pfeffernüsse: cinnamon cloves cardamom ginger pepper

Pumpkin: cinnamon ginger allspice nutmeg

Chocolate

orange

clove

cinnamon

coffee

cherry

nuts

cayenne pepper

Fruit

apple + ginger

blueberry + nutmeg

blueberry + lemon

cherry + almond

cherry + chocolate

cranberry + orange

cranberry + walnut

pear + ginger

raspberry + hazelnut