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.
This oatmeal bar cookie recipe is an old family one. Enjoy some background photos as well as step-by-step instructions.
Learn how to make chewy, fudgy brownies from scratch with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Instructions are easy to follow and turn out perfect brownies every time!
A delicious dessert treat that's quick and easy. It only takes three simple ingredients and less than twenty minutes. Yummy, pretty, and just in time for summer.
A refreshing, light, elegant, and sweet biscotti recipe that marries together zesty lemon, fruity rose, and chocolate chips for a tantalizing dessert.
Chocolate crinkle cookies are delicious & pretty. Learn how to make them by following these step-by-step instructions (plus photos). Yummy!
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.
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.
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!
Did you know that bakers have been adding 7 Up lemon-lime drink to their cakes since the 1950s? Here, you'll find many traditional recipes for 7 Up cakes and frosting variations.
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.
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.
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.
Brownies come in many variations and are a dessert that is loved by everyone. They are also popular at bake sales. This best bake sale brownie recipe will teach you how to make brownies for cheap, without having to compromise the taste. Enjoy!
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.
Biscotti--the once obscure cookie has become famous thanks to Starbucks. Enjoy a bit history, fun facts, and (of course) recipes.
A quick, easy recipe for a luscious dark-chocolate fondue enhanced with honey and cognac brandy that's perfect for Valentine's Day or a romantic, sophisticated dessert any day of the year.
Homemade ice cream, whether it's vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter, peach, or any other flavor, tastes better when it's homemade. Here are my favorite recipes for homemade ice cream that everyone will scream for!
These moist and fluffy vanilla cupcakes are one of the best summer treats I've ever made! They are so delicious—especially with a tall glass of iced coffee or tea.
Learn how to make photo-realistic sugar-sweet bacon from fondant or gumpaste with the instructions in this step-by-step tutorial with photos.
Consumer review of Pillsbury Mix and serving ideas. Includes homemade sugar-free brownie recipe and information about sweeteners.
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.
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.
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.
You can't make a perfect bread pudding without the perfect bread-- and a days-old ciabatta baguette lends itself nicely to this long-loved dessert. This recipe is easy to make, easier to eat and especially easy on your wallet. A how-to with pics.
Looking for that elusive ginger biscuit/cookie recipe? Here it is, with a great hit of ginger and a wonderful crunch and snap.
This is a favorite dessert in my family. It's sweet and luscious—and if you serve it slightly warm, topped with vanilla ice cream, it can't be beat.
Fifteen-minute recipe with pictures and nutrition info! This rich and creamy Thai pudding is definitely a must-try.
Having difficulty making good fudge? It's really not difficult, but you've got to pay attention to the details. Have you cooked your mixture long enough? And how well did you beat it?
Bread pudding has been around as long as there have been frugal cooks and leftover bread. Try this inexpensive basic recipe for a quick and easy dessert. Includes tips for variations.
Who can resist these extraordinary desserts filled with sweet cream? These soft and sweet buns are perfect for your afternoon snack. Let me show how you can easily make them at home.
These crunchy delights deliver a blast of chocolate without chocolate chips. Warning: These chocolate cookies just may become addictive!
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.
Here is my recipe for the best sweet shortcrust pastry. Step-by-step instructions for making the best Quiche Lorraine, apple pie, and rhubarb pie.
Sometimes called "Spanish French toast," this dish is traditional at Easter, but delicious all year round. Try this easy torrija recipe today!
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.
This tangy light and airy dessert came from my great aunt Alvina. It is an authentic heritage recipe. Enjoy!
A fool-proof 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.
Malaysian fried banana fritter or Pisang Goreng is a favorite tea time snack. This recipe is delicious, crispy and easy to cook. Check out also which banana variety is suitable as banana fritter
My favorite selection of cupcake themed quotations, sentiments and sayings. Cute quotes to get your day off to a delicious start.
How to make your own healthy peanut butter cups. This dark chocolate and peanut butter dessert is delicious.
Includes an easy, tender pie crust recipe, as well as two recipes for filling, including chiffon pumpkin. Yum!
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.
This recipe makes a creamy sweet dessert reminiscent of traditional spicy pies such as pumpkin and sweet potato. Simple to make and a delight to eat.
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.
A no fuss and step by step guide on how to make brigadeiro. An easy brigadeiro recipe you can complete in less than 40 mins. The most popular Brazilian dessert. Traditional Brazilian food at its best.
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.
You will know the Christmas holiday is drawing near when we start making our favorite Christmas candy recipes. A few of my favorites are divinity, fudge, peanut brittle, divinity, toffee and more! Don't limit your candy making only during the holiday, they can be enjoyed all year long!
Recipe, baking tips and history of Lane Cake, a blue ribbon winner from an 1898 county fair and a Southern favorite.
Use juicy, ripe peaches and a few fresh ingredients to make this delicious peach custard ice cream. No grocery store ice cream even comes close! I'm sharing my mother's secret Southern recipe.
Enjoy the rich flavor of pecans and coconut in this moist cake topped with real homemade cream cheese icing. This step by step recipe with photos shows you how to make this yourself.
Once you learn to stack a two-tier cake, the sky is the limit. You can go as high as you want with as many cakes as you want without fear of collapse.
This chocolate chip cookie recipe, a Mrs. Fields cookie hoax, is delicious. Hershey bars and ground oats combine to make this recipe different than others.
Out back of my grandmother's house in Lumpkin, Georgia, towered a grand old pecan tree. Whenever we visited in the fall, we would collect a grocery sack full of pecans, and Granddaddy would shell them while he watched the TV news. We kids could eat...
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.
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!
Try not to drool as you learn how to make these decadent fudge recipes, complete with step-by-step instructions and simple ingredients!
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.
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.
Getting kids to eat vegetables is easy when it's made into dessert. My young son always asked for seconds of this delicious pie.
Marshmallows are delicious treats and recipe ingredients. The first marshmallow candy was produced from a flowering plant that is used in traditional medicine.
This recipe for irresistible Italian ribbon cookies, also known as Venetians, rainbow cookies, or Neapolitan slices, uses tinted almond cake layers joined with raspberry jam and topped with chocolate.
What's the difference between a 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.
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.
Walter White Cupcakes with Jesse Pinkman Frosting and Blue Sky Crystals. A dramatic dessert made from scratch that's easy on the eyes and quite addictive!
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!
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.
Strawberry Jell-o + Cake = Jell-o Cake. 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.
Homemade sorbet is a snap—just a few ingredients and a little turn in the ice cream churn and you have a bright, flavorful dessert that's crisp, refreshing, perfect for summer, and just plain delicious.
Warm up in the cooler weather with a rum-soaked apple cake. Apples are in season in autumn, and make a beautiful and delicious bundt cake!
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.
Making a pie crust from scratch is fun, economical and easy. Follow these simple instructions for great results.
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.
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!
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.
This is a wonderful, old fashioned recipe for Southern tea cakes. Photos and easy instructions included!
Nothing beats the combination of chocolate and peanut butter and no cake represents this combination better than the Chocolate Peanut Butter Ho Ho Cake. This easy to make cake recipe will be a hit at your next party.
These easy recipes require only a box of cake mix, and a mix-in. That's it, 2 ingredients that you probably have on hand. You'll find 20 enticing combinations with instructions and photos.
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 available!
Baking an apple dump cake is a very easy and inexpensive treat. This dessert takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and only needs about 25 minutes to bake. This is perfect for last minute desserts and can be topped off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream - YUM!
Happy National Chocolate Chip Day! These crispy chocolate chip cookies are one of my favorite treats. Perfect for snacking, your whole family will enjoy these cookies.
The crisp, cool days of fall are always sweeter served with a generous slice of homemade muscadine grape hull pie topped with creamy vanilla ice cream!
Make your own chocolate candy quick and easy with candy melts. Heat the melt in the microwave, add your favorite mix, like coconut, chopped nuts, even candied fruit. Pour it in a mold and in 15 minutes you have a delectable chocolate treat to enjoy for yourself or to give as a gift.
Enjoy this delicious Peanut Butter Pound Cake with or without frosting. Recipes and step by step instructions with photos are included.
Here is my recipe for easy caramel sauce. I will show you how to make this sweet dessert with step-by-step instructions, photos and videos.
Quick and easy recipe for lemon spritz cookies using Jell-o instant pudding. This new spin on a holiday favorite is an instant hit.
Granita is a popular Sicilian frozen dessert made with water, sugar, and fruit flavorings. Try this recipe for a refreshing kalamansi granita.
When it comes to chocolate, Switzerland’s chocolate is the best in the world (sorry, Cadbury fans). Learn about the history of chocolate and some of the top Swiss brands.
Learn how to make homemade caramels using fresh ingredients and finishing salts. Includes step-by-step instructions and photographs to lead you through the candy making process.
Easy fixes to those hard, crispy, and thin cookies. Baking soft and chewy cookies has never been easier with these simple tips.
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.