January is National Baking Month and it's the perfect time to bring out your mixing bowls, wooden spoon and baking pans. For those who find it too stressful to shop for ingredients and don't have hours to spend baking and cleaning up, here are 3-ingredient recipes that will surely make you love baking again.
Whether you love freshly baked cookies, warm savory biscuits, or hearty and fragrant bread, there's surely a simple 3-ingredient recipe for you!
Scan this post, pick your favorite and celebrate National Baking Month by whipping up a batch of your chosen treat!
Many home bakers tend to hang their aprons for a while because they can't find t the time and energy to measure ingredients, mix, cream, beat and drop. However, there is no cookie or cake more delicious than those that you made in your own kitchen. Pick one (or all three) and be ready to get your hands dirty in the kitchen!
3-ingredient Nutella Cookies (She Knows)
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup Nutella
- 1 large egg
3-Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies (Princess Pinky Girl)
"Did you know that you could make cookies from a box of cake mix? Cake Mix Cookies are my new go-to quick cookie fix!"
- 1 box of cake mix
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies (Homemade Food Junkie)
"Delicious and simple to make. Low-Sodium, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free peanut butter cookies. These yummy cookies only require 3 ingredients and they are so good!"
- 1 egg (large)
- 1 cup organic granulated sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter organic and gluten free(creamy or chunky, whichever you prefer!)
(Optional for extra yummy taste:)
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
It may be too easy to grab a pack of biscuits from the grocery shelf, but there's a few things more satisfying than indulging in homemade biscuits still warm and toasty from the oven!
3-ingredient Coconut Oil Biscuits (Gimme Some Oven)
- 2 cups self-rising flour, store-bought or homemade
- 1/4 cup coconut oil (solid, not melted)
- 3/4 cup milk*
3 Ingredient Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (Two Twenty One)
- 1 can biscuit dough
- 1 bag sharp cheddar cheese
- garlic powder
3-Ingredient Biscuits (Kirbie's Cravings)
Ingredients (from Christy Jordan's Southern Plate):
- 2 Cups White Lily Self Rising Flour
- ¼ cup shortening
- ⅔-3/4 cup milk
Unlike cookies or cakes, baking bread can be intimidating for a lot of home bakers. All the technicalities like kneading and gluten formation can be too much for foodies who simply want to bake and gorge on freshly baked bread. These 3-ingredient bread recipes may just change your mind. These are very simple to make but offer great and super delicious results!
3-Ingredient Crusty Bread Recipe (Cleverly Inspired)
- 3 C bread flour (you could probably use regular too)
- ¼ tsp. rapid rise yeast
- 1¼ t salt
- 1⅝ warm water
Vegan, Oil-Free, 4-Ingredient Sesame Naan (Elephantastic Vegan)
- 1½ cups / 160g all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon / 3g salt
- ⅓ cup / 100g water
- black and white sesame seeds to sprinkle on top
3 Ingredient Vegan Artisan Bread (The Conscious Eater)
- 3 cups flour (any variety that isn't gluten-free)
- 1½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon yeast
- 1½ cups water (more or less if necessary)
Make baking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.