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Easy Baking Recipes with 4 Ingredients or Less

Baking recipes don’t have to be complicated with lots of ingredients and difficult steps, so I’m sharing all my favorite easy baking recipes that have four ingredients or less. Whether you’re craving cakes, cookies, or bread- all of these recipes are quick, easy and delicious.

3 Ingredient Nutella Brownies

Nutella Brownies | This is one of my favorite brownie recipes. If you love Nutella you have to try it! I also have a flourless version if you are looking for something gluten-free.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies | These easy two ingredient cookies don’t have any flour or refined sugar, but they still taste like soft, sweet cookies. You only need bananas and quick oats to make them.

Flourless Chocolate Cake | No one will guess you make this rich and fudgy cake with just three ingredients!

Easy Chocolate Cake | You don’t need a mixer to make this easy cake and you only need three ingredients to make it. What makes this cake so simple to make is ice cream in the batter.

Chocolate Coke Cake | If you have boxed cake mix and some Coca-Cola on hand you can make this cake!

slice of an apple cake

Apple Cake | This cake tastes just like a fancy French apple cake but is so much easier to make. It’s fluffy, moist and you don’t need any butter or oil to make it.

Flourless Peanut Butter Cake | This 3 ingredient flourless peanut butter cake is simple, gluten-free, and tasty. It makes a great afternoon snack cake. I also have a Nutella cake, too!

Skinny Lemon Cake | This lightened-up cake is fluffy and so easy to make with just three ingredients!

overhead photo of a pizza

No Yeast Pizza Dough | You can make a delicious thin crust pizza dough with just two ingredients and no yeast is required.

7-Up Biscuits | These homemade biscuits are so light and fluffy you won’t believe they only have four ingredients and take just minutes to make.

Microwave English Muffins | When I get a craving for English muffins this is what I make. You can make a single muffin in less than two minutes in the microwave. And it’s low-carb, too!

overhead view of homemade bagels, some cut open and some whole

Easy Homemade Bagels | You can make soft and chewy homemade bagels in less than an hour with this easy 2 ingredient recipe.

Almond Crackers | Crispy homemade crackers that have two ingredients and are also low carb and dairy free.

No Yeast Bread | I call this “emergency” bread because it’s so easy to make and doesn’t require any yeast. It’s great if you need a loaf of bread but don’t have time to run to the store for ingredients or wait around for the dough to rise.

Keto Bread | This is another easy bread recipe that is really easy to make with just four ingredients. It’s perfect for sandwiches and toast.

photo of biscuits in a basket

2 Ingredient Biscuits | If you love biscuits this is a great recipe to try. They are so simple to make and bake up tender and moist.

Energy Bars | So these are a no-bake recipe, but I had to include them because they are so good! If you’ve been spending a lot of money on energy bars you will love this recipe. They are easy to make just three ingredients and a lot less expensive than store-bought ones.

Flourless Banana Pancakes | These pancakes are completely gluten free and great for a weekend breakfast or brunch.

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins | These muffins taste like classic banana bread muffins but are quick and easy to make with just four ingredients.

stack of soft pretzels

Soft Pretzels | I love homemade soft pretzels and this easy recipe is one of my favorites!

Molten Nutella Lava Cakes | They look really fancy but they are so easy to make! These four ingredient lava cakes are perfect for a special dessert.

Cookie Butter Muffins | If you love Biscoff cookies you will love these easy muffins. I also have a recipe for an easy cookie butter cake.

Homemade Thin Mints | You don’t have to wait for the Girl Scouts to sell cookies to get your thin mint fix. This recipe is so easy you can make it every time you have a craving.

photo of a slice of cake

Easy Sponge Cake | This easy sponge cake recipe produces a fluffy and moist sponge cake. It can be simply decorated with fresh fruits, glazes, or other toppings or used to create multi-layered fancy cakes.

Carb-Free Cloud Bread | This homemade bread is light, fluffy and a great substitute if you are following a gluten-free, low-carb, or keto diet.

Chewy Nutella Cookies | Four ingredients and simple to make! These Nutella cookies will satisfy a cookie craving. Out of eggs? I have an eggless version too!

Instant Pot Nutella Cakes | You don’t have to bake these rich and decadent cakes. Instead, they cook in an Instant Pot.

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies | Peanut butter, an egg, and baking soda. That’s all you need to make these chocolate peanut butter cookies.

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5 comments on “Easy Baking Recipes with 4 Ingredients or Less”

  1. Thank you so
    Much for the sample ingrédient to make easy bakery.

  2. love your recipes. the older I get the fewer ingredients; i’m 78

  3. Great , tasty and delicious recipes!
    Keep them coming ! My family has been enjoying them ! Happy holidays !