Sourdough Bread, Whipped Coffee And More Of The Trendiest Recipes Of 2020, According To Google

2020 has been a year full of unexpected occurrences, the least of which was a major pandemic. As people stayed home to stop the spread of COVID-19, it allowed them to become more creative in different aspects of their lives, including cooking and baking.

Google gathered data for recipes that had a high spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2020 compared to 2019. These recipes are the top trending searches in America and reflect the things people whipped up in their kitchen over the past 12 months.


One of the best parts of visiting Disneyland is the food, of course, especially the cult-favorite churros. But as theme parks closed around the world, home cooks learned Mickey-worthy churros are easy enough to make in your own kitchen. Make them extra magical and dip them in your hot chocolate.

For the Churros recipe, click here.

Dole Whip

Speaking of Disney theme parks, nothing beats a cool, refreshing pineapple Dole Whip on a hot day. People were looking for ways to replicate this delicious dairy-free dessert at home and create their own Adventureland. Luckily, with just four ingredients, you can have this favorite treat in a matter of minutes.

For the Dole Whip recipe, click here.

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the best parts of traveling is staying at a hotel, and DoubleTree's signature chocolate chip cookie recipe was released this spring. Want to bake up a batch at home? Try this recipe for chocolate chip cookies with a hint of cinnamon.

For the Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Ikea Meatballs

Some people go to Ikea for office furniture, while others go for the meatballs. With this recipe, you can prepare your own copycat Ikea meatballs with the iconic cream sauce on top.

For the Ikea Meatballs recipe, click here.


Though it started as a trend for people on the keto diet or gluten-free eaters, chaffles went viral across social media. If you're willing to risk your waffle maker to make this cheesy waffle, then this trend is for you.

For the Chaffles recipe, click here.

Sourdough Bread

There's one thing that has been a constant trend this year, and that's bread. It seems like everyone is making their own bread and posting it to social media. With this recipe, you can become a master bread baker too. Just make sure you procure some sourdough starter.

For the Sourdough Bread recipe, click here.

Hamburger Buns

While people were already making their own bread at home, they took it to the next level by making hamburger buns when grilling season was in full force. This recipe calls for potato flour or flakes to make your buns extra fluffy.

For the Potato Buns recipe, click here.

Dalgona Coffee

This year, your normal cup of coffee with a splash of milk and sugar wasn't going to cut it. Dalgona coffee, aka whipped-up instant coffee on top of milk, was trending on everyone's timeline and Instagram-worthy breakfast table.

For the Dalgona Coffee recipe, click here.

Healthy Egg Salad

Egg salad is perfect for an outdoor picnic, making it an ideal 2020 option for socially distanced days in the park. This classic recipe can be enjoyed on that homemade sourdough bread you probably already baked.

For the Healthy Egg Salad recipe, click here.

Healthy Banana Bread

What's the best way to get rid of those overly ripe bananas? Make banana bread. This recipe is quick and simple to make at home with your loved ones. Though these may be the top trending searches on Google, there are plenty of easy, fun recipes to make at home with kids during coronavirus quarantine.


For the Banana Bread recipe, click here.


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