Bakery-style recipes you can make at home!

Welcome!

Julianne, the creator of Beyond Frosting®, has been sharing recipes since 2012. Fueled by her passion for baking for others, she specializes in simple and approachable bakery-style dessert recipes you can make at home. This passion led to her bestselling cookbook No-Bake Treats. Now, as a mother of two, Julianne continues to inspire and teach her boys in the kitchen.

My Favorites

A slice of creamy cheesecake garnished with fresh berries and a swirl of whipped cream on a white plate.

Creamy Homemade Cheesecake

Angled view of an extra thick chocolate chip cookie

Thick Chocolate Chip Cookies

A stack of three cocoa powder brownies on a napkin

Cocoa Powder Brownies

A vanilla cupcake with vanilla frosting and sprinkles

4ht of July Favorites

Celebrate the 4th of July with colorful Red White and Blue desserts or timeless BBQ treats. From a classic apple pie, to mini cheesecakes, these easy dessert ideas will are sure to be the star of your celebratio.

Reader Favorites

Readers can’t get enough of these recipes! Here’s what home bakers just like you had to say about some of my favorite desserts:

Homemade sugar cookies arranged on a plate.

Easy Sugar Cookies

This sugar cookie recipe is SO GOOD! I love a soft and chewy sugar cookie and this is it!
A stack of three cocoa powder brownies on a napkin

Cocoa Powder Brownies

Ditch the box of brownies mix. Readers says these are just as easy and better than a box.
A vanilla cupcake with vanilla frosting and sprinkles

Easy Vanilla Cupcakes

These are the BEST vanilla cupcakes. They are moist with delicious vanilla flavor. This is the only recipe I use.
Slice of lemon blueberry layer cake on a blue plate

Lemon Blueberry Cake

This cake is so delicious! Perfect density. I get so many compliments on it.
A pink glass plate with a slice of strawberry delight

No-Bake Strawberry Delight

Refreshing and easy to make, readers are making this recipe on repeat.

All About Frosting

Every home baker needs a stellar frosting recipe. Luckily, I have dozens of frosting variations perfect for your favorite cakes, cupcakes and cookies! If you’re not sure where to start, check out the recipes shown here. They’ll show you how to make a classic buttercream frosting, how to add color, and more.

Easy Homemade Cakes

Want to make a perfectly moist and fluffy cake? Whether you’re looking for a classic vanilla cake, or perhaps the chocolate variety, there are so many well-tested cake to try. Here are my latest recipes:

No-Bake Desserts

I’m such a fan of no-bake desserts I even wrote a book about them. As the weather starts to warm up, there’s nothing like digging into a luscious dessert that didn’t involve turning on the oven!

A slice of creamy cheesecake garnished with fresh berries and a swirl of whipped cream on a white plate.

How to Make a Perfect Cheesecake

Do you feel intimidated by the idea of making a cheesecake from scratch? Don’t be! This video will show you how to make a creamy homemade cheesecake with graham cracker crust. Over 33,000 people have loved this tutorial, which walks you through every step of the process.