Many people mistakenly think that red velvet cake is a chocolate cake. It actually has very little cocoa in the batter.
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I developed these Lemon Shortbread Sandwich Cookies with Fresh Raspberry Buttercream for Driscoll’s and as pretty as they might look, they have a short 15- minute prep time and feature the bright flavors of lemon and raspberry, making them a great choice for an easy but impressive homemade gift. I like to make the cookies […]
An ardent fan, Sofia, sent me this fabulous pic! I love the Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake from The Birthday Cake Book and she made a wonderful rendition. I love, love, love seeing your work. Send them along…and please give me permission to post. I would to share the inspiration.
This Sunday is about the game, food, the commercials and the food. Lots and lots of food, savory and sweet and recipes that make large batches are a huge plus. These brownies are easy, ridiculously deep, dark and rich and you can cut up to 80 brownies out of the large pan. I call them […]
Extremely rich and chocolatey, they are my favorite brownie recipe and they happen to make a nice big batch – all of which are equally important!
Ahhhh the combination of dark chocolate and a hit of salt is a thing of beauty. If you have ever baked anything from bread to cake to cookies, and forgotten the salt, you know how bland the result can be. But have you ever ramped up the salt to make it more of a feature? […]
These have become a standard host/hostess gift for me as they never fail to please.
Cameron Bailey entered my cake ball contest for a concept for a cake ball that I would then develop. Ta da! Here it is….
Well, Thanksgiving got in the way so it took me some time to hit the kitchen and develop the recipe for our contest winner! I had run a contest for fans to come up with a flavor profile for a cake ball, which I would then develop and name after them. Fans voted and Cameron […]
Image of Teddy Bears cake balls from my book. The head and the body are both cake balls inside! Cake balls are fun. They look cute, they are practically bite-sized, which always seems whimsical for some reason, and kids love ‘em. I think anytime we can enjoy a personal pastry just for ourselves, it feels […]
Most any doughnut recipe can be made into a doughnut hole, which is simply a 3D spherical doughnut
A simple combination of cinnamon and sugar – a classic dry topping for doughnuts. You may halve or double the recipe.
Cake style doughnuts with a rich, moist texture due to the inclusion of sour cream.
This versatile flourless chocolate cake, covered with a dark chocolate glaze, has many things going for it besides its intense chocolate flavor.
These are like a Reese’s peanut butter cup in cake ball form, made with yellow or white cake
This tender white cake uses King Arthur Cake Flour, which creates a great texture and flavor.
This is a chocolate chip cookie that is chewy in the center and crisp on the edges
White cake makes a great birthday cake or celebration cake and should have a place in your repertoire.