Simple-to-make frosting recipes, including buttercream frosting, cream cheese frosting, and Swiss meringue buttercream frosting.
Welcome to the home of the amazing Donut Cake. This creative creation is brought to you by the wonderful folks at Allie's Donuts. Add this one to your bucket list, it's that good!
German chocolate cake. It's not German—it's not even European. It began in Texas but has ties to the pre-Revolutionary days of our history. Join me for a quick history lesson, the original recipe, and some fun alternatives.
This recipe for irresistible Italian ribbon cookies, also known as Neapolitan slices, Venetians, or rainbow cookies, uses tinted almond cake layers joined with raspberry jam and topped with chocolate.
These crispy cornflake cookies are absolutely addictive! Let me show you how to make this crispy and delicious treat for your family.
I love making meringues. Here are 13 ways to make these tasty little puffs, including step-by-step pictures. Gluten- and sugar-free recipes included.
Chocolate almond cookies are one of my favorite treats. They're packed with almonds on the inside, covered with chocolate glaze on the outside, and garnished with almond nibs on top. What's not to like?
Petit fours are tiny, iced layer cakes. Often served as part of an assorted pastry tray, these elegant treats are usually made with layers of génoise cake, jam, and French buttercream frosting. This simplified recipe features shortcuts that let you focus on the fun part—decorating.
Making homemade ice cream is a great family activity and treat. Whether it's vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter, peach, or any other flavor, it tastes better when it's homemade.
Between my husband's dietary restrictions, and my own interest in culinary experimentation, here are some substitutes I've found to work well in baking.
Jell-O cake makes for a great dessert. It's as easy as it sounds. This is a great way to turn a store-bought boxed cake mix into something spectacular and the possibilities are almost endless.
This dessert comes from a handwritten cookie recipe penned by my grandma during the early 1900s. This antique recipe is just as delicious now as ever.
Biscotti—the once-obscure cookie has become famous thanks to Starbucks. Enjoy a bit history, fun facts, and (of course) recipes.
Easy fixes to those hard, crispy, and thin cookies. Baking soft and chewy cookies has never been easier with these simple tips.
Candy, candy, candy! Here's just a sampling of products to hit the United States candy market from the 1800s, 1900s, '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, and 1960s.
Looking for that elusive ginger biscuit/cookie recipe? Here it is, with a great hit of ginger and a wonderful crunch and snap.
This tangy, light, and airy dessert came from my great aunt Alvina. It is an authentic heritage recipe. Enjoy!
This article covers horse birthday cake, cupcake, and cookie ideas. Cakes include a drawn horse, lay-on topper, cake kit, cake mold and make your own horse-shaped cake. Plus, horse cupcakes and cookies. I've included a recipe for sugar cut-out cookies, plus lots of photos and how-to videos.
Impossible to make macarons, you say? No! This method has always worked beautifully for me, and I'm no kitchen whiz. I detail step-by-step, with pictures and an accompanying video, how to do it right.
Make your petit fours extra special with these ideas for decorating these miniature filled and iced cakes. From a simple drizzle of melted chocolate to sugar glass and edible lace, these decorations will delight your guests at dessert time.
Ideas and inspiration for how to decorate lovely and yummy strawberries in chocolate for all kinds of sweet occasions. They make divine little treats and gifts for festive occasions and Valentine's Day, too.
A foolproof recipe that will transform ordinary carrots into a delicious and sweet side dish. This carrot souffle is fancy enough for the holidays and easy enough to compliment dinner any night.
The hottest candy in the world is right here. See all the insanely hot candy and watch people trying to eat it!
Like many crème brûlée recipes, this makes a delightfully decadent, rich, and luscious dessert that goes above and beyond. It passionately melds white chocolate and peach to create a taste that captures the fruitiness and luxury of summertime.
What's the difference between sponge, genoise and chiffon Cake? Tips for making light airy cakes and a recipe for Powder Puffs, an Australian classic also known as Sponge Kisses.
Enjoy this delicious peanut butter pound cake with or without frosting. Recipes and step-by-step instructions with photos are included.
Includes an easy, tender pie crust recipe, as well as two recipes for filling, including chiffon pumpkin. Yum!
Here is my recipe for the best sweet shortcrust pastry. I have also included step-by-step instructions with my own photos for making these 3 recipes - Quiche Lorraine, apple pie, and rhubarb pie.
There are many different kinds of buttercream frosting: they all vary in texture, consistency, and somehow, in taste.
Cake storage is not the clear-cut process you thought it was. Believe me. As a lifelong cake aficionado and fangirl, I thought I knew everything there was to know about cake preparation and storage. But I was wrong.
What is the sourest candy ever made, and where can I find it? Check out this list of the most mouth-puckering sourest candy ever made.
These are classic chocolate chip cookies, but with a twist! Read on for a delicious recipe you'll return to over and over again.
Don’t get stuck in a marshmallow rut. Let’s look at innovative ways to replicate the flavor of s’mores, and fun new ways to make that campfire treat.
Learn how to make a fabulous two-layer chocolate cake with dulce de leche filling. I've included step-by-step instructions with my own photos and video to help you along.
Kraft used to print it on their marshmallow creme jars, but for some crazy reason, it's gone. Fortunately, I have the original recipe and am sharing it here! You can make chocolate or vanilla.
How do you make banana rum cake at an elevation of 9,000 feet? Learn about the science behind high altitude baking. Also included: high-altitude baking adjustments for fabulous cakes at any altitude.
Wondering how to make homemade ice cream in a bag? This recipe is easy and delicious and ready in 10 minutes. Have fun watching cream turn into ice cream as you shake it in a bag of ice and salt.
Making a pie crust from scratch is fun, economical and easy. Follow these simple instructions for great results.
This oatmeal bar cookie is an old family recipe. Enjoy some background photos as well as step-by-step instructions.
Considered a weed, dandelions are surprisingly versatile and nutritious. Learn how to make this delicious treat made with the flower heads.
Homemade waffle cones and chocolate peanut butter ice cream. What could be better? Learn how to make both and you'll earn rave reviews from every member of the family.
Malaysian fried banana fritters, or pisang goreng, are a favorite teatime snack. Not only are they crispy and delicious, but they are easy to make, too. Read on for my recipe secrets, including which banana variety is best for fritters.
This chocolate chip cookie recipe, a Mrs. Fields cookie copy, is delicious. Hershey bars and ground oats combine to make this recipe different than others.
Learn how to make homemade caramels using fresh ingredients and finishing salts. These step-by-step instructions and photographs will lead you through the candy making process.
Three recipes for gummy worms: the first two are all-natural and great for families following the Feingold diet. The last recipe contains artificial dyes and colors but is made with fruit juice rather than high fructose corn syrup. Make your own gummy worms at home for a healthier candy treat!
Marshmallows are delicious treats and recipe ingredients. The first marshmallow candy was produced from a flowering plant that is used in traditional medicine.
My favorite selection of cupcake themed quotations, sentiments and sayings. These cute quotes to get your day off to a delicious start.
These white chocolate orange tassies, or cookie cups, are delicious and make a beautiful addition to any dessert table or cookie tray. The recipe and step by step photos are provided.
These delectable cookies are sure to be a winner and probably won't stay around long in your house once you taste them. They are thin and crispy.
Find the secret to a perfect toffee crunch here! 4 simple Ingredients (butter, sugar, nuts, and chocolate) make this really easy butter nut and chocolate toffee in just minutes, for the perfect bite!
Traditional Italian cookies reinvented for fall. These Halloween pizzelles are made with pumpkin and perfect in every way. A must-have pumpkin recipe for festive parties and holiday dinners.
Want to make a lovely pavlova? Read on to find a foolproof recipe for dessert success, tips to keep your mix from sticking, and fun toppings you can use to create your pavlova masterpiece!
Here is a recipe for a classic Charlotte Russe apple cake. It's the delicious and easy-to-make elegant dessert seen on Downton Abbey.
This is a recipe for a traditional German apple cake. It is simple to make and delicious! Easy to follow instructions and photos are provided.
Slightly reminiscent of ginger snaps, these orange-spice tea cookies are lovely little crisps that go perfectly with coffee or tea. You'll find the recipe and step-by-step instructions with photos.
Try not to drool as you learn how to make these decadent fudge recipes, complete with step-by-step instructions and simple ingredients!
A no fuss, step-by-step guide on how to make brigadeiro. This is an easy brigadeiro recipe that you can complete in less than 40 mins. The most popular Brazilian dessert, and traditional Brazilian food at its best.
These easy recipes require just one box of cake mix and one mix-in. That's it: just two ingredients that you probably have on hand. In this article, you'll find 20 enticing combinations with instructions and photos.
If you have a sturdy large ziplock bag and a toaster oven you can make delicious shortbread that uses three ingredients: flour, sugar, and butter. Perfect for kids or the college dorm.
Learn the legendary story of where chocolate comes from, as well as some interesting facts about cacao beans and Quetzalcoatl. You'll also find a yummy recipe for Mexican hot chocolate.
Tomato soup cake was poet Sylvia Plath's favorite to bake. For her, baking was therapeutic. I made it for a literary-themed English Department meeting. Included here are the recipe itself, my review, and a history of Plath's life.
Delicious for any occasion, Jell-O jigglers are just about the easiest treat you'll ever make. In this article, you'll find step-by-step photos and written instructions, along with some helpful hints.
Mold Rice Krispies treats into fun shapes following these easy directions for shaping with your hands or with cookie cutters. There are tons of pictures of treat shapes for inspiration to create your own treat designs.
Recipe, baking tips and history of Lane Cake, a blue ribbon winner from an 1898 county fair and a Southern favorite.
I will show you how to eat a cupcake without making a mess. I will also show what different cupcake eating tactics reveal about the people who employ them.
Precooking the oatmeal in these cookies makes them dense and moist with a chewy texture. They are filling and nutritious, perfect for breakfast. Make cookies or bars—many variations are possible!
Getting kids to eat vegetables is easy when it's made into dessert. My young son always asked for seconds of this delicious pie.
The perfect moist, flavorful, dark chocolate cake is as close as your kitchen if you follow the steps in this article.
McVitie's is a well known biscuit maker in Britain. The company has had a long history. Two of its most popular products are digestive biscuits and Jaffa cakes.
Don’t throw your crusts away! This recipe allows you to use leftover crusts to make a tasty and wholesome variation to this very traditional British bread and butter pudding dessert dish.
How to make homemade gummy candies with real fruit juice: this recipe is simple, and only requires three ingredients. Make your own homemade gummies in half an hour!
Flavored sugar cubes add a special touch to any occasion. They are also super simple to make using only a few ingredients. Find out how with these step by step photos and instructions.
Impress your guests with the best olive oil cake they've ever tasted! Fresh citrus brings a beautiful lightness to this decadent dessert.
With a box of yellow cake mix prepared with a basic recipe and various mix-ins that you probably have on hand, you can create delicious cake mix cookies that taste like they were made from scratch.
Yorkshire parkin is a gingery oat cake made with sticky treacle that is traditionally eaten around a bonfire with friends and family on the night of Guy Falks (November 5th).
Here are a few of my favorites, including divinity, fudge, peanut brittle, divinity, toffee and more!
Review of Krusteaz Cookie mixes, tips on different ways to use them, and my recipe for double chocolate chunk cookies.
Great recipe for making delicious pumpkin whoopie pies this fall season. Have them with a cup of coffee for further enjoyment.
Jelly babies are soft, gelatinous candies that have a fruit flavour and resemble a baby in shape. Liquorice allsorts are colourful candies that vary in appearance and flavour.
Quick and easy recipe for lemon spritz cookies using Jell-o instant pudding. This new spin on a holiday favorite is an instant hit.
Candied citrus peels, like orange, citron, and lemon, are wonderful treats. They can be eaten on their own, dipped in chocolate, or used in baking. I'll show you a quick method and a traditional one!
This candy apple pie recipe is delicious and tastes just like the candy apples you get at the fair! It's easy to make with the step-by-step photos and instructions provided.
Add just a few ingredients to a plain boxed cake mix to quickly and easily whip up the homemade flavor of an old-fashioned spice cake.
These Cherry Winks are so pretty & good tasting as well. Enjoy the step by step instructions & photos.
Easy to make and just the right size, these mini cheesecakes are to die for. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step guide.
Pop Rocks, Wacky Packs, Now and Laters—all the great candy of the 1970s is right here. How many of these do you remember?
These 20 upside-down cake recipes aren't like your grandmother's pineapple one. These use all sorts of fruits, adding a new twist to an old favorite. Photos and step-by-step instructions provided.
Port and Stilton is a classic combination often associated with formal, upper-class dinner parties. These serving suggestions are designed to help widen the popularity of this delicious pairing.
Braveheart might have relied on them for energy. The Quaker Oats Co. called them "health food." Oatmeal cookies should be chewy and crisp, not dull and cakey. Here's how to make the best.
My mother remembered the days of ice boxes & this family cookie recipe goes back to those days or possibly even further. Enjoy!
Inspired by the Mexican rice drink, horchata ice cream pairs well with bananas and butter caramel sauce. Try this silky ice cream sundae as the perfect ending to a spicy feast.
I think this is the best light recipe I've discovered for oatmeal cookies! I hope that you'll love these delicacies as much as I do.
A delicious recipe for pumpkin whoopie pies from Amy Bouchard, creator of the famous Wicked Whoopies treats from the Isamax bakery in Maine.