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.
A delicious recipe for pumpkin whoopie pies from Amy Bouchard, creator of the famous Wicked Whoopies treats from the Isamax bakery in Maine.
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.
This is a traditional Scotch Lace cookie recipe with notes about how to change or add flavors for variations on a theme.
Pop Rocks, Wacky Packs, Now and Laters—all the great candy of the 1970s is right here. How many of these do you remember?
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.
Enjoy this delicious Peanut Butter Pound Cake with or without frosting. Recipes and step by step instructions with photos are included.
Slab pie is pie minus all the worries. Unlike a deep-dish pie, every serving has equal amounts of filling and crust. And it's a snap to make. Let’s look at some fun recipes.
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.
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!
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.
Pumpkin pie from a can tastes great, but if you're feeling creative and want to use up those porch decorations, try out this recipe for fresh cooked pumpkin and learn how to turn it into a pie.
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.
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.
My mother remembered the days of ice boxes & this family cookie recipe goes back to those days or possibly even further. Enjoy!
Don't waste your time on boxed cake mixes. Whip up a homemade rum cake from scratch for a dessert like none you've ever tasted before: light, moist, and exceptionally rummy. For adults only!
Making a chocolate cake from scratch is easy and can result in a decadent, beautiful dessert. When baked in a Mary Ann pan, this chocolate cake, topped with raspberries and whipped cream, is sure to impress.
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.
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!
Consumer review of Pillsbury Mix and serving ideas. Includes homemade sugar-free brownie recipe and information about sweeteners.
My favorite selection of cupcake themed quotations, sentiments and sayings. Cute quotes to get your day off to a delicious start.
Cake pops are a popular dessert for children's parties. This will surely be the hit of any birthday celebration or school event.
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.
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.
Pineapple upside-down cake originated about 100 years ago in America. Let's explore its origin and learn 16 spin-off recipes.
Try not to drool as you learn how to make these decadent fudge recipes, complete with step-by-step instructions and simple ingredients!
Getting kids to eat vegetables is easy when it's made into dessert. My young son always asked for seconds of this delicious pie.
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.
Homemade ice cream is a great Christmas activity and treat. Whether it's vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter, peach, or any other flavor, it tastes better when it's homemade.
Marshmallows are delicious treats and recipe ingredients. The first marshmallow candy was produced from a flowering plant that is used in traditional medicine.
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!
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.
Here is my recipe for the best sweet shortcrust pastry. Step-by-step instructions for making Quiche Lorraine, apple pie, and rhubarb pie.
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.
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.
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.
This is a wonderful, old fashioned recipe for Southern tea cakes. Photos and easy instructions included!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Are you looking for an easy and delicious dessert for your holiday table? Look no further than Cranberry Dessert with Whipped Cream and Crackers. This showstopper is a snap to make with the step by step instructions and photos provided. You'll also learn how to make perfect fresh whipped cream.
Making a lamb-shaped cake is easy and fun. You can use a cake mix or any cake recipe you like. Whether your cake is for Easter, a birthday, or just because, decorating it will make sweet memories.
Review of Krusteaz Cookie mixes, tips on different ways to use them, and my recipe double chocolate chunk cookies.
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.
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.
Chocolate crinkle cookies are delicious & pretty. Learn how to make them by following these step-by-step instructions (plus photos). Yummy!
A tasty cake doesn't have to be complicated to make; I've found that the easiest and fastest cakes are often just as delicious as the more complicated ones. My orange cake calls for only a few ingredients and doesn't take much time to make. Plus, you can prepare the entire recipe in just one bowl!
If you have a sturdy large zip lock 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.
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.
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.
Decorating a birthday cake at home can be quick and easy provided you have the right supplies and a little imagination. This article describes the supplies and materials needed to create a beautiful, professional-looking cake at home. It also gives decorating tips and links to useful related websites.
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.
The perfect moist, flavorful, dark chocolate cake is as close as your kitchen if you follow the steps in this article.
Impress your friends and family with this elegant trifle recipe that is quick and easy to make. No cooking for this delicious layered cake with fruit and creamy pudding. Secret ingredients make the trifle shine as your dessert centerpiece.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
I've been baking peach cobblers for years, and I've learned a few things to do -- and what NOT to do. These instructions walk you through every step of the process.
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!
Simple-to-make frosting recipes, including buttercream frosting, cream cheese frosting, and Swiss meringue buttercream frosting.
No matter how stale or cold your donut might be, you can easily revive it with one of these two methods!
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.
Crescent cookies may look hard to make, but they are actually very easy. Sweet and decadent, they are melt-in-your-mouth delicious.
Grantham Gingerbread arose in 1740 through a lucky mistake by William Eggleston, a baker in the English town of Grantham. The unique biscuit that he produced has never lost its local popularity. Read about the history and find a recipe in this article.
These little cookies are showing up in every high-end bakery and gift shop. Indulgent, exquisite, expensive? Yes. But that doesn't mean that they are difficult. Let me show you how to make your own.
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.
Easy 5-minute recipe to make sugared pecans or walnuts in a skillet. Terrific snack, gift, or salad topping!
Recipe, baking tips and history of Lane Cake, a blue ribbon winner from an 1898 county fair and a Southern favorite.
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.
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.
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.
Making a pie crust from scratch is fun, economical and easy. Follow these simple instructions for great results.
Here are a few of my favorites, including divinity, fudge, peanut brittle, divinity, toffee and more!
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.
Nothing kills baking mojo like a bad-looking attempt sitting in the oven. When the surface of a cake cracks, two things are responsible. Lucky for you, they’re easy to fix.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Carrot cakes are perfect for high altitude baking. Learn how to make this delicious cake. A recipe for cream cheese frosting is also included.
Who doesn't love cinnamon buns? With a kiss of real maple syrup, these rolls are irresistable. Try them for breakfast or afternoon snack with a cup of hot tea.