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    25 Of Your Favorite Treats Adapted For High Altitudes

    Talk about a baking high.

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    As anyone who's tried to bake anything more than 2,500 feet above sea level can tell you, it's no cake walk.

    At higher altitudes, foods can take longer to cook, liquids evaporate faster, and dough rises more quickly. All of that means your baked goods can come out undercooked, dry, and/or collapsed, so you have to make slight adjustments when making breads, cookies, cakes, pies, and pastries. And while there are definitely rules of thumb you can follow — like increasing your oven temp, decreasing your baking time, and adding about a tablespoon more liquid and flour — here are a bunch of helpful recipes that have already made the adjustments for you.

    1. High Altitude New York Times Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

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    The gold-standard in cookies, adapted for high altitude! Recipe here.

    2. Best Chocolate Cake Ever

    Sold. Recipe here.

    3. High Altitude Momofuku Milk Bar Crack Pie

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    Seriously, this stuff is dangerously addictive. Recipe here.

    4. Perfect Pancakes

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    Because fluffiness can be so elusive at high altitudes. Recipe here.

    5. Classic British Scones with Currants

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    For tea time in the sky, here.

    6. Fudgy Brownies

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    Don't skimp on the cocoa. Recipe here.

    7. Beignets

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    Like donuts, but ~fancy~. Recipe here.

    8. Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

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    Deliciously chewy, even at 7,000 feet. Recipe here.

    9. Homemade Bagels

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    All it takes is a couple extra tablespoons of flour! Recipe here.

    10. Hummingbird Bakery Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

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    Adapted from London's Hummingbird Bakery for high altitudes. Recipe here.

    11. High Altitude Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

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    Complete with a decadent buttery top crust. Recipe here.

    12. Cheddar, Goat Cheese, and Chive Biscuits

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    The best kind of flaky. Recipe here.

    Brown butter and banana, swi-iirrrl, swi-iirrrl. Recipe here.

    14. Apple Cranberry Oatmeal Muffins

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    Classic. Recipe here.

    15. Rustic Zucchini Bread with Brown Rice

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    'Cause nothing says "rustic" like baking in the mountains. Recipe here.

    16. Soft Pretzels

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    Now all you need is a pint of cold beer. Recipe here.

    17. Spiced Cranberry Buckle

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    So good, it'll make your knees buckle. (Not even sorry for that one.) Recipe here.

    18. Kouing Amman

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    A folded pastry that basically tastes like salted caramel. Recipe here.

    19. Fool-Proof Homemade Brioche

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    You hear that? Fool-proof. You got this. Recipe here.

    20. Dutch Baby Pancakes with Orange Sugar

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    The only time you actually want your confection to collapse. Recipe here.

    21. Individual Cheesecakes with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries

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    A cheesecake all to yourself. Heaven. Recipe here.

    22. High Altitude English Muffins

    People at sea level don't even make their own English muffins! Look at you. Recipe here.

    23. Blueberry Cheesecake Morning Buns

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    Cinnamon buns get a fruity, extra-gooey twist. Recipe here.

    24. High Altitude Cornbread

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    Moist, crumbly cornbread no matter how far above sea level you are. Recipe here.

    25. Apple Ginger Hand Pies

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    Perfect the high altitude pie crust. Recipe here.