While cooking is one way to relax for some celebrities, other just like to bake. Whether they have a sweet tooth or not, these stars love to work with flour and eggs to create gorgeous and tasty treats for their loved ones.
Learn more about 10 celebrities who love baking, from Blake Lively to Kate Moss and find out what’s behind their passion for making delicious cakes. While some stars on this list look like they never have any carbs, they definitely make an exception for their own baked goods.
The actress has been exploring her domestic side with her Preserve website, and she’s also confessed to wanting to own her own bakery in the future. When it comes to baking, her idols include Martha Stewart and Nigella Lawson.
“The only time I really go on the internet is for recipes. I want to have a brunch place, a bakery, and a Southern restaurant – because my family’s from Georgia – and then I want a place that is all-over-the-world cuisine,” Blake told Bang Showbiz.
One of the celebrities who love baking, Taylor Swift mentioned pumpkin bread as one of her favorite baked goods in an interview with USA Today. “There’s something really calming about having everything measured out, and stirring, and preheating the oven,” Swift explained.
Even though she didn’t bake her own cake for her wedding with Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel does have a passion for both cooking and baking. “I especially love making cupcakes,” she told French magazine Gala, adding that she’s not afraid of changing and customizing recipes, even if the results aren’t always amazing.
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The co-host of E!’s Fashion Police is also one of the celebrities who love baking. “I’ve learned to make the perfect blueberry muffins, yum! I’ve been told if you’re going to eat treats you’re best off making them yourself so you know exactly what goes into them,” Osbourne wrote in a column for Closer magazine.
While many celebrities find baking relaxing, Emma Stone has actually used it to deal with serious anxiety and to prevent panicks attacks. She told Vogue that while filming “The Amazing Spider-Man”, she ended up over-baking to deal with stress. “There were stacks of things in the kitchen that nobody could possibly go through,” she explained.
The singer and actress isn’t going to get a master baker degree anytime soon, but she’s one of the celebrities who love baking. For Selena Gomez, changing recipes is a part of the process. “I like to bake – cookies and cakes and stuff. I’m not that good but that’s the whole fun of it; you get to mess around and experiment,” she told BANG Showbiz.
Even though she’s still one of the highest earning models in the world, over 20 years into her career, Kate Moss still finds time to bake with her daughter, Lila Grace. “I love baking with my daughter on a Sunday. She wants to be a chef, so we bake a cake and just hang out,” Moss told Cosmopolitan.
One of the celebrities who love baking, Scarlett Johansson also likes to customize recipes to make them healthier. “I am big on baking, but I bake very healthily these days. I make a protein cookie where I substitute all the fatty ingredients with healthy ones, such as coconut oil and egg whites. I may add carob chips instead of chocolate chips. If I have one of those during the day I don’t feel so guilty!” she explained.
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Considering herself “homey”, Emily Blunt loves to cook and bake. “I made a brownie pie the other day and shoveled half of it into my mouth. If I’m at home, then the temptation to watch the Food Network is too much, so what I have to do is remove myself and go and read a book,” she told Elle magazine.
The British actress is also one of the celebrities who love baking, but she’s not really into cooking. “I’m better at baking than dinner. I just like making cakes, cookies and brownies. I’m a bit squeamish about raw chicken. I find plunging your hand into a bird a bit difficult,” Kate Beckinsale told Metro.