Menu Ideas

10 Baked Goods to Twist, Fold & Braid

March  6, 2015

The best part of eating a cinnamon roll is the process of slowly teasing apart its tightly curled form, exposing the soft white interiors before biting off the best bite -- the almost under-baked center. It's mesmerizing how these simple things, made from a foundation of plain flour, can have such beautiful lines and swirls. 

Although some processes -- rolling, braiding, twisting -- can take some time, it's worth it when you get to see and enjoy the finished product. Get your hands messy. Marvel at the little pieces of edible art you've just created...then take a bite.

Here are 10 recipes that look as good as they taste:

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Orange Scented Olive Oil Sticky Buns by fiveandspice


Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Rugelach by MrsWheelbarrow


Cherry-Almond Danish by Amanda Hesser


Homemade Croissants by Yossy Arefi


Danish Kringle by hardlikearmour


Scallion Pancake Challah by molly yeh 


Cinnamon Scone Bread by mrslarkin


Original Viennese Apple Strudel (Apfelstrudel) by Ursula |


Chocolate Babka by Yossy Arefi


Joan Nathan's Chosen Challah by Joan Nathan

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Jenny Xu

Written by: Jenny Xu

Dorm baker and connoisseur of digestive biscuits.

1 Comment

Eliz. March 6, 2015
I logged in simply to congratulate the author of "I braid my bread back and forth".