Desserts & Sweets
Sampling Autumn Sweets From Kekao (Monthly Craft Chocolate Club)
Chocolate makes any day better. I tried four different gourmet chocolate bars from Kekao, a monthly craft chocolate club. It was fun to consider the different aspects of the bars. The flavors ranged from fruity, salty, sweet, and bitter.
How to Cream Butter and Sugar in Baking: Tips and Tricks
Become a baker who can expertly cream butter and sugar in just a few simple steps!
Super Simple Black Walnut Cake With Cream Cheese Icing From Scratch
Are you looking for a cake for a special celebration or holiday menu? You will enjoy my super simple layered black walnut cake recipe from scratch with cream cheese icing.
"Never Let a Unicorn Scribble" Book & Sprinkle Cupcake Recipe
A fun guide for parents, grandparents, teachers, or other adults to read "Never Let a Unicorn Scribble" with their children and discuss questions, bake a recipe, and enjoy an optional craft together. Also contains similar books to read next.
Unique and Delicious Apple Lavender Ice Cream Recipe
This delicious apple lavender combines a wonderful elixir of spices with the crispness of apple and the delicate perfume of lavender, all in a refreshing package.
Exploring Hummingbird Cake: Facts, Folklore, and 8 Fun Recipes
What is a hummingbird cake made of and how did it acquire such an odd name? Let's learn the history of this sweet treat, a basic recipe, and 7 fun spin-off versions.
Exploring Crème Brûlée: History and 10 Fabulous Recipes
Crème brûlée, the French dessert of egg custard and burnt sugar topping, is a sensual contrast of sweet and toasty, creamy and crunchy decadence and (believe it or not) is delightfully easy to make. And, it's naturally gluten-free.
Rose Chai Spiced Cookie Bars (Easy-to-Follow Recipe)
Rose chai baked treats are becoming more popular. These cookie bars are perfect for spring or fall. Rose chai spiced treats are a blend of sweet, spicy, and fragrant. If you love cardamom and cinnamon then this is a recipe you'll want to try.
How to Make Perfect Pâte à Choux (Cream Puff Pastry)
Pâte à choux, that heavenly pastry dough with the ethereal crisp exterior and cavernous interior begging to be filled with sweet or savory. You can make your own for cream puffs, profiteroles, eclairs, and more. Here's how.
Exploring Poke Cake: A Brief History + 30 Recipes!
The Poke Cake was originally created in 1970 to promote lagging sales of Jell-O gelatin. This food fad fell out of favor for a time, but imaginative American cooks have developed new fun flavors. How many? Let’s find out.
How to Make Moon Pies With Jams From Roots Kitchen & Cannery
Homemade moon pies are the gourmet cookie sandwiches your friends wish they could make. Learn my secrets for baking perfect moon pies!
Homemade Affogato: A Delectable Italian Dessert Drink
A popular Italian coffee drink, affogato is one of my favorite summertime beverages. Let me show you how to make it at home!
Exploring Cannoli: History of the Sicilian Dessert and 7 Fun Recipes
Cannoli, a dessert of deep-fried cylindrical pastry shells and rich, sweetened ricotta filling, are synonymous with Sicily. Let’s look at their history and some fun recipes.
Creamy Fruity Pineapple and Rum Crème Brûlée Recipe
This delicious pineapple and rum crème brûlée is wonderfully creamy, fruity, and satisfying. It's easy to make, too!
Exploring Madeleines: A Brief Biography + 10 Recipes
Madeleines are a delicate morsel of cake, a French creation. The original was simply a mix of eggs, sugar, flour, and vanilla. But there are many more ways to make this little cake. Let's explore its history and 10 great recipes.
Tiramisu Cookies: The Essence of Tiramisu in Cookie Form
These bite-sized cookies capture the very essence of the popular Italian dessert. Make a batch for your next party or potluck. On second thought, you'd better make two batches!
Healthy Blackberry Yogurt Popsicles That Kids (and Adults) Will Love
Summertime is Popsicle time for kids. Make some healthy ones adults will like too.
Chocolate Truffle Pie With Chocolate Cookie Crumb Crust
This rich, creamy desert is a chocolate lover's delight. It is similar to a flourless chocolate cake, but even better.
Reduced-Fat Cream Cheese Icing Recipe (That Tastes Amazing)
Just one of many variations on the classic recipe for cream cheese icing.
Chocolate, Coffee, and Orange Pavlova With Fruit Garnish Recipe
Pavlova is a delicious, elegant, and easy dessert, and this version of it brings it to another level with orange, coffee, and chocolate cream on top.
Mouthwatering Mississippi Cake: Fast and Foolproof Recipe
Mississippi cake is a classic chocolate dessert you must try at least once in your life! My steps are foolproof, so success is guaranteed.
Everything You Need to Know About Glazing Sweet Desserts
Why do we glaze, and what are the best techniques and recipes? Check out this complete guide.
Red Bean Paste and Cherry Bbang: A Korean-Inspired Recipe
These delicious little pastries are elegant and combine together the superb flavors of red bean paste with cherries, mixing wonderfully with sweet bread
Caramel Orange Angel Food Cake With Mincemeat Recipe
A deliciously beautiful and springy angel food cake with layers of sweet and spice-infused fruity mincemeat and an orange-caramel glaze, dusted lightly with powdered sugar
Red Bean Paste Pancake Layer Cake With Cherry Cream Recipe
This extravagant cake uses layers of red bean paste pancakes, cherry-infused whipped cream, and a chocolate ganache to cover it all to make a delicious and wonderfully rich cake whose contrasting flavors work together perfectly.
Delicious Banana Fritters: A Quick and Easy Dessert Recipe
I have a small banana plantation, which means I always have bananas. This dessert is not only very tasty but quick and easy too.
Easy Baked Beignets (A “Healthy” Twist on a NOLA Classic)
Nothing says New Orleans like Bourbon Street, jazz, and beignets. Baked beignets are a healthier alternative to the traditional deep-fried pastries.