About Kara

Hi! I’m Kara and I’m so glad you’re here!

It’s pretty clear that I love baking, but I especially love quick baking. Don’t get me wrong, I like to bake from scratch on occasion too, but with life being so busy, lots of times I just want to bake something quick.

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I love shortcuts and quick ways to do things (especially when it comes to baking), but I also want my food to taste homemade…like it was made from scratch. If that’s you too, then you’re in the right place.

My obsession with baking:

Growing up, I was constantly baking something. Things didn’t always turn out the way I wanted them to, but I always tried. I’ve learned a lot from my mistakes and I’m still learning!

As a kid, I was ‘volunteered’ into helping out with countless weddings. My mother and her friend owned a wedding business. It was fun at times…boring at other times, but I learned a lot. I learned about baking, cake decorating, wedding decor, floral design and I learned all the cheesy wedding songs. (I could have done without that last part.)

I feel like my fascination with baking is just as strong as when I was a kid. I’m still reading cook books like they’re novels and I love those old church potluck cookbooks…they’re just so fun!

The start of Quick & Easy Baking:

As an adult, I also journeyed into cake decorating and baking scratch cakes and you can see all those recipes and tutorials on my other site here: I Scream for Buttercream

That site is mostly about scratch baking and ALL about cake specifically. For a while after starting it, I really wanted to create a site that could provide super quick and easy baking ideas so that people could actually have fun with baking and not spend so much time in the kitchen…and so Quick and Easy Baking was born.

My wish for you:

I hope you find lots of baking ideas here (sweet and savory), but more importantly, I hope you have fun trying things out and experimenting on your own!

Stay in touch:

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