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  • Ideas and inspiration for how to decorate lovely and yummy strawberries in chocolate for all kinds of sweet occasions. Divine little treats and gifts for festive occasions and Valentine's Day too.

    How to Decorate Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

    How to Decorate Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

    by Marie25

  • 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.

    20 Easy Upside-Down Cake Recipes

    20 Easy Upside-Down Cake Recipes

    by Glimmer Twin Fan66

  • 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.

    How to Make Homemade Peach Custard Ice Cream

    How to Make Homemade Peach Custard Ice Cream

    by FlourishAnyway54

  • There are many different kinds of buttercream frosting: they all vary in texture, consistency, and somehow, in taste.

    Buttercream Frosting Recipes

    Buttercream Frosting Recipes

    by Jenn6

  • 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!

    Crispy Butter Toffee, A Really Easy Recipe

    Crispy Butter Toffee, A Really Easy Recipe

    by India Arnold15

  • 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.

    Easy Desserts: Summer Fruit Trifle Recipe

    Easy Desserts: Summer Fruit Trifle Recipe

    by Sarah Johnson11

  • This recipe makes 30 moist, chocolatey cupcakes with buttercream frosting. Learn how easy it is to pipe frosting for picture-perfect cupcakes. Also included: supplies you need to make the most elegant cupcakes you've ever laid eyes on.

    Moist Chocolate Cupcakes from Scratch

    Moist Chocolate Cupcakes from Scratch

    by vespawoolf52

  • 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.

    Soft & Gooey Cinnamon Roll Recipe

    Soft & Gooey Cinnamon Roll Recipe

    by vespawoolf48

  • 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.

    High-Altitude Banana  Rum Cake Recipe

    High-Altitude Banana Rum Cake Recipe

    by vespawoolf48

  • 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.

    Strawberry Jell-o Cake with Fresh Strawberries

    Strawberry Jell-o Cake with Fresh Strawberries

    by Heather Rode50

  • 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.

    Heavenly Carrot Souffle (Soufflé) Recipe

    Heavenly Carrot Souffle (Soufflé) Recipe

    by Heather Rode28

  • Dessert should sweeten family gatherings. Read on for a no-fuss recipe and create a delightfully gooey apple crowd-pleaser for your Thanksgiving dinner!

    The Best No-Fuss Fried Apple Dessert

    The Best No-Fuss Fried Apple Dessert

    by Jessica Koltun0

  • You can make chocolate at home from cacao (the real name of cocoa) beans with the right appliances and supplies. Creating chocolate from start to finish is possible right in your own kitchen!

    How Do You Make Chocolate From Scratch?

    How Do You Make Chocolate From Scratch?

    by Marye Audet97

  • 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.

    The Best Italian Ribbon Cookies Recipe

    The Best Italian Ribbon Cookies Recipe

    by Margaret Schindel54

  • Here is a zucchini cobbler recipe that will surely become a favorite summertime dessert! As a bonus feature, you'll find 25 other ways to use up your bumper crop of zucchini! Zucchini recipes, zucchini photos and a mouth watering zucchini dessert!

    Zucchini Cobbler Recipe and 25 Other Ways to Use Courgettes

    Zucchini Cobbler Recipe and 25 Other Ways to Use Courgettes

    by Stephanie Henkel73

  • 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.

    20 Two-Ingredient Cake Mix Recipes

    20 Two-Ingredient Cake Mix Recipes

    by Glimmer Twin Fan201

  • Do you love sugar cookies but have no butter? Don't worry, try this recipe with vegetable oil instead. I was in the mood for sugar cookies but didn't have butter, so I used this recipe instead.

    Sugar Cookies With No Butter Recipe

    Sugar Cookies With No Butter Recipe

    by Lisa Jane0

  • A traditional and easy oatmeal cookie recipe with a hint of Pumpkin Spice for fall. Made with love and Hershey Kisses, these festive oatmeal snacks are a hit and ready before you know it.

    Pumpkin Kissed Oatmeal Cookies

    Pumpkin Kissed Oatmeal Cookies

    by Heather Rode28

  • Chocolate is a wonderful thing and transforming it into a light but deliciously satisfying mousse with the taste of hazelnuts only makes it better.

    Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Recipe

    Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Recipe

    by Ryan Thomas0

  • This article tells you exactly how to make a good old-fashioned fruitcake. These will make your mouth water, for they are complete with pictures. Have fun!

    Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Baking Secrets

    Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Baking Secrets

    by Deb Hirt66

  • 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.

    German Apple Cake Recipe

    German Apple Cake Recipe

    by Glimmer Twin Fan72

  • Filled with chocolate, nuts, cranberries and cinnamon, these double chocolate cranberry cookies will please everyone. They are easy to make with this recipe, instructions and step by step photos.

    Double Chocolate Cranberry Cookies Recipe

    Double Chocolate Cranberry Cookies Recipe

    by Glimmer Twin Fan101

  • 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!

    XXXtra Rummy Rum Cake Recipe

    XXXtra Rummy Rum Cake Recipe

    by vespawoolf61

  • Carrot cakes are perfect for high altitude baking. Learn how to make this delicious cake. A recipe for cream cheese frosting is also included.

    High Altitude Carrot Cake Recipe

    High Altitude Carrot Cake Recipe

    by vespawoolf12

  • 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.

    How to Store Cakes - Advice from a Pro

    How to Store Cakes - Advice from a Pro

    by Simone Haruko Smith89

  • A delicious and elegant Austrian orange torte, incorporating all of the decadence that Austria-Hungaria was renowned for! Just be wary if you are on a diet, this much butter doesn't come cheap.

    Austrian Orange Cream Torte Recipe

    Austrian Orange Cream Torte Recipe

    by Ryan Thomas1

  • 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.

    How to Shape Rice Krispies Treats

    How to Shape Rice Krispies Treats

    by Candace Bacon6

  • 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.

    Recipe for Ciabatta Bread and Butter Pudding

    Recipe for Ciabatta Bread and Butter Pudding

    by Heather Rode6

  • 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!

    Recipe: How to Make Breaking Bad Cupcakes

    Recipe: How to Make Breaking Bad Cupcakes

    by Heather Rode68

  • 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...

    The Secret to Perfect Pecan Pie

    The Secret to Perfect Pecan Pie

    by ChristyMarieKent22

  • Kerstkransjes or Christmas Wreath Cookies are a delicious and decorative treat for the festive season. They are traditionally hung on the branches of the Christmas tree and can be decorated in a variety of ways.

    Recipe for Kerstkransjes - Christmas Wreath Cookies

    Recipe for Kerstkransjes - Christmas Wreath Cookies

    by alliemacb2

  • Making a pie crust from scratch is fun, economical and easy. It reminds me of playing with modeling clay as a youth. Follow these simple instructions, and you'll be surprised at the great results.

    How to Make an Egg Pastry Pie Crust Recipe

    How to Make an Egg Pastry Pie Crust Recipe

    by Peg Cole48

  • 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.

    Sponge, Genoise & Chiffon Cakes

    Sponge, Genoise & Chiffon Cakes

    by Foodstuff6

  • Includes an easy, tender pie crust recipe, as well as two recipes for filling, including chiffon pumpkin. Yum!

    Easy Hot Water Pie Crust

    Easy Hot Water Pie Crust

    by Jill Spencer53

  • Everyone loves to get and give homemade baked goods. Here's how to assemble the perfect cookie tray to show off all those yummy treats you make.

    How to Make the Perfect Cookie Tray

    How to Make the Perfect Cookie Tray

    by Glimmer Twin Fan23

  • 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.

    Easy French Macaron Recipe With Step-By-Step Pictures

    Easy French Macaron Recipe With Step-By-Step Pictures

    by Jason Menayan88

  • 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.

    12 Awesome Yellow Cake Mix Cookies

    12 Awesome Yellow Cake Mix Cookies

    by Glimmer Twin Fan10

  • Looking for that elusive ginger biscuit/cookie recipe? Here it is, with a great hit of ginger and a wonderful crunch and snap.

    Crunchy Ginger Snap Cookies Recipe

    Crunchy Ginger Snap Cookies Recipe

    by lemonkerdz30

  • 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.

    White Chocolate Orange Tassies Recipe

    White Chocolate Orange Tassies Recipe

    by Glimmer Twin Fan111

  • Enjoy a slice of rich and creamy no-bake huckleberry cheesecake pie made with tart wild huckleberries picked fresh off the bush.

    No-Bake Huckleberry Cheesecake Pie

    No-Bake Huckleberry Cheesecake Pie

    by Corrinna Johnson58

  • Pound cake is one of the easiest cakes you can make. Let me tell you who invented it, how it got its name, give you a basic recipe, and some variations too.

    Exploring Pound Cake

    Exploring Pound Cake

    by Linda Lum13

  • No-bake cheesecakes are a really simple treat to make. You can create all sorts of different flavor combinations, starting with a basic vanilla cheesecake.

    How To Make Homemade No Bake Cheesecake

    How To Make Homemade No Bake Cheesecake

    by alliemacb8

  • 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.

    Candy Apple Pie Recipe

    Candy Apple Pie Recipe

    by Glimmer Twin Fan150

  • 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.

    13 Easy Meringue Cookie Recipes

    13 Easy Meringue Cookie Recipes

    by Virginia Kearney25

  • 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.

    The Most Sour Candy in the World

    The Most Sour Candy in the World

    by GreenMind106

  • Enjoy this delicious Peanut Butter Pound Cake with or without frosting. Recipes and step by step instructions with photos are included.

    Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe

    Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe

    by Glimmer Twin Fan186

  • Three recipes for gummy worms: the first two recipes are all natural and are 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!

    How to Make Gummy Worms: An All Natural Recipe

    How to Make Gummy Worms: An All Natural Recipe

    by Leah Lefler26

  • Make the best homemade donuts ever with these easy recipes and tips. Learn to make both cake and yeast donuts with a variety of glazes.

    How to Make Delicious Homemade Donuts

    How to Make Delicious Homemade Donuts

    by Marye Audet241

  • Known as "kanom pang jee" in Thai, these no-fuss macaroons are definitely a must-try for coconut lovers. Plus, they are also gluten-free and dairy-free!

    No Bake Macaroons: A Thai Coconut Dessert

    No Bake Macaroons: A Thai Coconut Dessert

    by Om Paramapoonya18

  • 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!

    Two Ways to Make Candied Citrus Peels

    Two Ways to Make Candied Citrus Peels

    by Foodstuff3

  • Moist on the inside and with a hard chocolate coating, these toasted coconut mocha truffles are rich, decadent, and easy to make. Find out how with this recipe and step-by-step photos.

    Toasted Coconut Mocha Truffles Recipe

    Toasted Coconut Mocha Truffles Recipe

    by Glimmer Twin Fan44

  • Learn how to make small batches of red raspberry ice cream at home. These recipes explain how to create rich raspberry ice cream, with or without eggs.

    Small-Batch Red Raspberry Ice Cream

    Small-Batch Red Raspberry Ice Cream

    by E. A. Wright10

  • 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!

    Apple Cake Recipe with a Rum Glaze

    Apple Cake Recipe with a Rum Glaze

    by Kymberly Fergusson25

  • Quick and easy recipe for lemon spritz cookies using Jell-o instant pudding. This new spin on a holiday favorite is an instant hit.

    Lemon Pudding Spritz Cookies

    Lemon Pudding Spritz Cookies

    by Heather Rode28

  • 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.

    How to Make Flavored Sugar Cubes

    How to Make Flavored Sugar Cubes

    by Glimmer Twin Fan100

  • Make campfire cakes in oranges, melt sweet treats in banana boats, and mix up some fun new s'mores recipes. There are also ideas for other quick and easy camping desserts that you can make over the fire.

    Camping Dessert Recipes and Ideas

    Camping Dessert Recipes and Ideas

    by Candace Bacon15

  • 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.

    Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    by Peg Cole126

  • 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.

    How to Make Pumpkin Pizzelle Cookies

    How to Make Pumpkin Pizzelle Cookies

    by Heather Rode22

  • 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.

    How to Make Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag in 10 Minutes

    How to Make Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag in 10 Minutes

    by Kristin Trapp177

  • 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

    Secret to Good Banana Fritters Recipe

    Secret to Good Banana Fritters Recipe

    by Mazlan45

  • These quick and easy mini bundt cakes, full of fresh berries & lemon zest, will make your guests think you've labored in the kitchen for hours!

    Mini Blackberry Lemon Bundt Cakes

    Mini Blackberry Lemon Bundt Cakes

    by vespawoolf52

  • There's more to lavender than lotions and soaps. Discover the unique flavor of this popular flower in this British butter cookie. Sure to become a new favorite to make again and again.

    Lavender Biscuits, an Old-Fashioned Treat

    Lavender Biscuits, an Old-Fashioned Treat

    by Kim French1

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