More Desserts & Pastries Articles Page 5

  • How To Make Frosting

    Making frosting at home is easy, and it usually tastes much better than the store-bought kind. You can have more control over the ingredients and taste if you make it...
  • How To Make Pastry

    Pastry seems like it would be hard to make for scratch. However, it's actually quite easy, even for baking beginners. You can use the puff pastry shell for a...
  • How To Make Flan

    The traditionally Spanish dessert flan, a caramel-coated custard, is the perfect choice to serve your guests. Its unique flavor is actually very easy to make. Here's...
  • How To Make Toffee

    English toffee is a delicious treat that is actually very easy to make at home. Although many people avoid making candy at home because they believe it will be...
  • How To Make Chewing Gum

    Making chewing gum is a fun activity for families to enjoy together. People of all different ages enjoy the chewy, sticky substance of gum. However, many don't realize...
  • How To Make Custard

    Custard is a unique dessert, dating back to the Middle Ages. While traditionally served in a pastry crust, today the word custard is used to describe the filling more...
  • How To Make Waffles

    Waffles may seem like they are too complicated to make for an everyday breakfast, but in fact they are easy. Waffles are traditional square-shaped breakfast cakes, but...
  • How To Make Fudge

    Did you know that fudge is a crystalline candy? Tiny crystals in fudge are what give it its firm but smooth texture. To make the perfect fudge, you need these crystals...
  • How To Make Caramel

    Making your own homemade caramel is a delicious treat, and it also makes a wonderful gift! Caramel is a lot easier to make than it looks. Although many recipes are...
  • How To Make a Wedding Cake

    The wedding cake is the centerpiece to any wedding celebration. Making your own wedding cake is simple when you choose to make a classic cake without an overabundance...
  • How To Make Pie Crust

    It can be tricky to get that perfect flaky, golden brown pie crust. However, with a few tricks you can get a perfect pie crust for any pie. Here's how: Gather your...
  • How To Make Rock Candy

    Rock candy is fun to make, especially for kids! It is a simple sugar candy, and you can watch the crystals form. Gather your supplies. You'll need at least one glass...
  • How To Make Whip Cream

    The "whipped cream" that you buy at the grocery store in a can is full of preservatives and other chemicals. Once you learn how simple it is to make your...
  • How To Make a Fairy Cake: Recipe for Cupcakes

    Light as a feather, fairy cakes make the perfect addition to any little girl's birthday party or tea party. Making this heavenly dessert with this recipe can be just...
  • How To Make a Topsy Turvy Cake: Cake Designs

    If you're looking for creative cakes, a topsy turvy cake is a fun and easy-to-make cake. A topsy turvy cake is a great way to celebrate someone's creative and...
  • How To Make Kitty Litter Cake

    At first glance a kitty litter cake may turn your stomach but it’s a great idea to liven up your Halloween party and fool your friends. This cake tastes great even...
  • How To Make a White Cake Using Box Mix

    This is the best cake I have ever tasted and my favorite recipe. You can adapt it to fit many flavors of cake and use it for wedding cakes or stacked cakes. This is a...
  • How To Make Frozen Fruit Bars

    Summertime is here and so is hot and humid weather. How can you refresh yourself the healthy way? Simple! Make some nutritious frozen fruit bars! Here's how.
  • How To Make Tembleque

    This flavorful, rich pudding is popular in Central America, but it can be made anywhere, and it pairs with cuisine from a wide range of nations. It's also a snap to make.
  • How To Make a Bunny Rabbit Cake

    For a little fun in the springtime, consider adding a Bunny Rabbit Cake to your dessert plans. This simple-to-follow plan will be fun for you and the kids. You'll be...
  • How To Make a Traditional Pound Cake

    A FUN project to enjoy with a group of children (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Sunday school class, etc.) to help them understand simpler days may have been simpler but...
  • How To Make Best Evers

    Homemade cookies delight everyone, from the wonderful smells coming from the kitchen to the mouth-watering treats, warm out of the oven.
  • How To Make Doughnuts

    Nothing quite makes the mouth water like a warm donut that melts upon the first bite. Although donuts are traditionally thought of as a breakfast food, American...
  • How To Make Rhubarb Cobbler

    This age-old recipe still works today for a dessert that is both tart and sweet.
  • How To Make Peppermint Bark

    Peppermint bark is the ultimate Christmas candy, and can cost quite a bit, too! By making your own peppermint bark, you can save money and treat your friends....
  • How To Make Figgy Pudding

    For most of us in modern times, the only thing we know about figgy pudding is that it is in the Christmas carol We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Why not try making figgy...
  • How To Make Traditional Baklava

    Many recipes exist for Baklava, but this one is more detailed and informative so your Baklava will come out great every time.
  • How To Make Chocolate Butter Cake

    Christmas is a special occasion for cakes and wines. Make this x-mas enjoyable with this sweet delight.
  • How To Make an Authentic Key Lime Pie

    Key lime pie is one of my favorite desserts, year 'round. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare and turns out perfectly every time!
  • How To Make Apple Crumb Pie

    Nothing makes a better ending to a meal than a warm, cinnamon-y apple crumb pie. This recipe, passed on to me by my mother-in-law, gets rave reviews every time I make...
  • How To Make Homemade Holiday Candy

    Five supreme recipes for easy-to-make holiday candy.
  • How To Make an Awesome Chocolate Cake

    Deep dark chocolate cake from one of the easiest recipes ever!
  • How To Roast Marshmallows

    Roasting marshmallows should be a safe and pleasurable event. So find out some quick tips and hints on how to properly roast marshmallows.
  • How To Make Professional-Looking Chocolates at Home

    Children as well as adults love chocolate. Why? Because it's an indulgent treat, a delicacy to be shared. You can go to a chocolate shop and spend $15 for a box of...
  • Buy Unique Cookie Cutters for Christmas: Baking Accessories

    Making Christmas cookies is a time-honored tradition in many households. Cut-out's are a particular favorite, especially among children. If you'd like to start your...
  • How To Make Earl Grey Cookies

    Ingredients: 2 tbsp earl grey tea leaves 2 cups all purpose flour ½ tsp salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter (softened) 1 cup confectioner's sugar Directions:...
  • How To Make Mini Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

    Ingredients: ½ cup (1 stick) butter (softened) ½ cup granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla ¾ cup self-rising flour 2 eggs 3 tbsp milk 2 tbsp chocolate sprinkles 1 tbsp...
  • How To Make Garlic and Chive Cream Cheese

    Ingredients: 8 oz (or 1 package) cream cheese (softened) ½ tsp garlic powder 2 tsp garlic (finely minced) 2 tbsp chives (chopped) freshly grounded black pepper ...
  • How To Make Bagel Chips

    Ingredients: 4 bagels 6 tbs olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. With a sharp bread knife, slice bagels into really thin 1/8 slices; each bagel...
  • How To Make Almond Spritz Cookies

    Ingredients: ½ cup (or 1 stick) unsalted butter (softened) 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 egg ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp almond extract 1 cup all-purpose flour...
  • How To Make Chocolate Spritz Cookies

    Ingredients: 1 cup (or 2 sticks) unsalted butter (softened) ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa...
  • How To Organize a Cookie Swap

    During the holiday season, cookie-giving is most common. Some people end up replacing store-bought gifts with these homemade goodies; you may even find yourself...
  • Host a Kid's Ice Cream Dessert Party: Flavors, Toppings, Supplies

    Most kids and adults love ice cream. It's cold, delicately surprising, and absolutely delicious. So why not host an ice cream party in honor of this tasty dessert?...
  • How To Make White Chocolate Apricot Frosting

    Ingredients: 2 cups white chocolate chips ¾ cup dried apricots (diced) 2 tbsp peach juice Directions: With a double boiler, melt white chocolate chips until smooth....
  • How To Make Vanilla Spritz Cookies

    Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 ½ cup all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt Directions: Preheat...
  • How To Make White Chocolate Cranberry Bark

    Ingredients: For Cookie Slab ¾ cup unbleached all-purpose flour 3/8 tsp baking soda 1/8 tsp salt ½ cup or 1 stick unsalted butter (melted) ¼ cup granulated...
  • How To Make Easy Strawberry Shortcake

    Ingredients: 1 package (7.75 oz) biscuit mix 3 cups fresh strawberries (sliced) 1 bottle whipped cream Directions: Bake biscuits according to instructions. When...
  • How To Make Chocolate Sprinkle Spritz Cookies

    Ingredients: 1 cup (or 2 sticks) unsalted butter (softened) ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup brown sugar (packed) 1 egg 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract 2 ¼ cups all-purpose...
  • How To Make Lemon Ginger Cookies

    Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour and more for rolling ¼ tsp salt 2 tsp ground ginger 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter (softened) ¾ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup...
  • How To Make Peppermint Cookie Barks

    Ingredients: For Cookie Slabs 1 ½ cup unbleached all-purpose flour ¾ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup or 2 sticks unsalted butter...