This recipe for fresh strawberries dipped in, and then drizzled with, melted chocolate makes a light, refreshing, and decadent dessert that's also low in calories. These berries are easy and quick to prepare and also make a beautiful garnish to any plate or tray of sweets.
This is a brilliant tried and tested recipe for using a glut of courgettes and carrots. It makes for a delicious teatime treat that incorporates spices, mixed fruit and chopped walnuts. Eat now or freeze for later. Rest assured the courgettes are undetectable in this lovely loaf of goodness.
Impress your guests with the best olive oil cake they've ever tasted! Fresh citrus brings a beautiful lightness to this decadent dessert.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Try not to drool as you learn how to make these decadent fudge recipes, complete with step-by-step instructions and simple ingredients!
A delicious recipe for pumpkin whoopie pies from Amy Bouchard, creator of the famous Wicked Whoopies treats from the Isamax bakery in Maine.
My mother remembered the days of ice boxes & this family cookie recipe goes back to those days or possibly even further. Enjoy!
Making a pie crust from scratch is fun, economical and easy. Follow these simple instructions for great results.
Consumer review of Pillsbury Mix and serving ideas. Includes homemade sugar-free brownie recipe and information about sweeteners.
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.
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.
These Cherry Winks are so pretty & good tasting as well. Enjoy the step by step instructions & photos.
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.
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.
Instead of a traditional pie crust, this apple pie is prepared with ready-made filo pastry. It makes a scrumptious dessert!
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.
This pie features a rare yet deliciously rich complex of flavors. The bursting tones of fruits and the heavenly richness of the pineapple filling combine into a splendidly satisfying dessert
Marshmallows are delicious treats and recipe ingredients. The first marshmallow candy was produced from a flowering plant that is used in traditional medicine.
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.
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.
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.
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 is an old family recipe. Enjoy some background photos as well as step-by-step instructions.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Review of Krusteaz Cookie mixes, tips on different ways to use them, and my recipe for double chocolate chunk cookies.
This treasure of a recipe is based off of my Granny's heirloom recipe. It's made from scratch and has a whole lot of attitude. You won't be disappointed.
Includes an easy, tender pie crust recipe, as well as two recipes for filling, including chiffon pumpkin. Yum!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
These simple ginger cookies require only six ingredients. They bake in just 15 minutes, and they taste delicious!
Did you know August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day in the United States? Let's celebrate the day by making America's favorite cookie and sharing these sweet treats with your loved ones.
This is a simple recipe for delicious homemade Hershey's chocolate syrup ice cream. It's perfect for a party or to cool off during the summer.
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.
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.
Make your own chocolate candy quick and easy with candy melts. Heat the melt in the microwave and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
If your cake sinks in the middle while it's in the oven or as it cools, that doesn't mean that you can't bake! It just means you need to make a few adjustments. Follow these easy tips to prevent a cake collapse, and learn how to rescue one that's already fallen.
How to make your own healthy peanut butter cups. This dark chocolate and peanut butter dessert is delicious.
This tangy, light, and airy dessert came from my great aunt Alvina. It is an authentic heritage recipe. Enjoy!
The hottest candy in the world is right here. See all the insanely hot candy and watch people trying to eat it!
Pop Rocks, Wacky Packs, Now and Laters—all the great candy of the 1970s is right here. How many of these do you remember?
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!
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.
My favorite selection of cupcake themed quotations, sentiments and sayings. These cute quotes to get your day off to a delicious start.
This is an easy-to-make ice cream with just three ingredients and no churning necessary. This tasty treat combines the fresh taste and rich colour of loganberries with fresh cream in a delicious and refreshing dessert.
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.
Learn how to make fave layer cookies with this step-by-step guide, complete with photos and tips. In my family, a special occasion is incomplete without these gooey treats!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 article explores a traditional English pudding that must be one of the easiest ever to make at home!
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.
Enjoy this delicious peanut butter pound cake with or without frosting. Recipes and step-by-step instructions with photos are included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When I first started making pecan pie, it would turn into a burnt, soupy mess. These are the tips I've learned along the way to help make the perfect pecan pie, with good texture and an unforgettable taste.
What's the difference between a Snickers candy bar and a Baby Ruth candy bar? They both contain chocolate, peanuts, nougat, and caramel, so what makes them different? We answer that question here.
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.
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.
Recipe, baking tips and history of Lane Cake, a blue ribbon winner from an 1898 county fair and a Southern favorite.
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.
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.
Quick and easy recipe for lemon spritz cookies using Jell-o instant pudding. This new spin on a holiday favorite is an instant hit.
Did you know July 9th is National Sugar Cookie Day in the United States? Let's celebrate the day by making and sharing these sweet treats with your loved ones.
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.
Everyone loves hedgehogs, and everyone loves chocolate cake. Put them together and you get a recipe for cutest chocolate cake ever. Will you be able to eat it? You won’t regret if you do.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.