Justin Burke

Justin Burke is a food writer, recipe developer, and award winning pastry chef and baker. His work includes kitchen culture and mental health, queer food, and American dessert history. Justin has contributed to many publications including Eater, Compound Butter, The Local Palate, Food & Wine, Garden & Gun, The FeedFeed, Bake from Scratch, Unpretentious Palate, and Dirty Linen. Justin lives in Columbia, SC with his partner and son.
We Tried 6 Methods for Preventing a Bundt Cake from Sticking to the Pan and the Winner Was Pure Magic
This DIY solution gives you a beautiful Bundt every time!
Sep 15, 2023
I Tried Brown Butter Maple Blondies and I’ll Be Making Them for the Rest of Fall
Sticky, chewy, sweet — what's not to like?
Sep 14, 2023
I Tried the Reddit-Famous Apple Cream Pie Recipe from 1965 and It’s a New Family Favorite
Both my 2-year-old son and my boyfriend gobbled it up and asked for more!
Sep 13, 2021
This Simple Playdough Recipe Lets You Make and Bake Playdough Sculptures
My 2-year-old son loves arts and crafts; the more tactile, the better. So it should come as no surprise that playdough is his favorite. His interest with the modeling material and fervor for making unique sculptures is a treat to watch. The only con is keeping a steady supply of playdough on hand, which can be a costly endeavor.The less expensive brands dry out too quickly even when sealed, while the more popular (expensive) brands are often hidden in other toys or smashed into the carpet.
May 5, 2021
9 Easy Mug Cake Recipes for Every Kind of Celebration (Big and Small!)
This piece was created for Cubby, our weekly newsletter for families at home. Want more? Sign up here for a weekly splash of fun and good ideas for families with kids. The little milestones in our kids’ lives — like hitting their first baseball, reciting a poem on stage, providing a random act of kindness, or conquering a fear — are moments that deserve to be celebrated.
Apr 28, 2021