I’m Kristen. I’m a teacher, dog mom, wife, and self taught baker. Icing on the Bake is a source for fail proof and well tested recipes, simple decorating techniques anyone can use, and all I learn about baking along the way. I’m thankful you are here to join me on my baking journey! Learn More…

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Braided Challah Bread

Braided Challah Bread

Braided challah bread is the first item I checked off of my 2021 Baking Bucket List. Why did I pick challah to conquer first? We’ve been snowed in here in Oklahoma and this slightly sweet bread makes the perfect baking project for a day in! Challah and I have a complicated relationship. I don’t know […]

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Baking Bucket List 2021

I love the fresh start of a new year! In lieu of resolutions, I decided to sit down and create a list of 21 things I want to bake in ’21. I tend to bake the same things repeatedly, and my hope is that this list will help me expand my baking repertoire! Therefore, my […]

christmas butter cookies

Christmas Butter Cookies

Christmas butter cookies are iconic and nostalgic for good reason! Their light, buttery flavor make them perfect with a hot cup of tea or coffee, and they are the perfect canvas for other flavors. Do you remember those tins of butter cookies you would find laying around your grandma’s house? And every time you opened […]