Working on the breadth of recipes for Cake Balls was a joy…making sure that many classic cake recipes were represented (German Chocolate Cake Balls, Key Lime Cake Balls, etc.), coming up with new flavor combos (Cassata Cake Balls, Gingerbread Cake Balls, etc.), making sure that many were kid-friendly (Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake Balls, Confetti, […]
These cake balls are so moist that they are the perfect candidate for a dry coating, such as shaved chocolate.
The time of year known for sweets and other delectable treats should not be celebrated just by kids! This Halloween put down the sewing kits and inflatable spiders for a bit and have some Halloween fun for adults! From my latest book, Cake Balls, I present to you the Milk Chocolate Bacon Bourbon Cake Balls! […]
People ask me all the time how I come up with recipes. What makes a recipe “new” and worthy of publishing? Well, think about it…how many recipes can you find for chocolate chip cookies? THOUSANDS. But each one brings a nuance that makes it different from the rest – the proportion of brown sugar to […]
In my opinion, butter pecan ice cream is highly underrated. There is something about the creamy, dairy flavors accented by the crunchy, nutty pecans that I simply love and I wanted to create a cake ball homage. This recipe begins with a homemade pecan toffee combining butter, sugar and a hint of salt. The basic […]
Of all the white chocolate–covered cake balls in the book, this one appeals most to even milk and dark chocolate lovers.
Ahhh the history of the cake ball. Not an easy one to figure out as there does not seem to be any definitive answer. There does seem to be a history of cake balls in and around Dallas and articles have referenced The Cake Ball Company owned and run by Robin Ankeny. Before going pro, […]
The photo above was taken in my kitchen during my recipe testing for my Cake Balls book. It depicts my Dulce de Leche Cake Balls and of all the photos I shared with friends while testing, this is the one that got the most responses…while the caramel drizzle on top pops against the white chocolate, […]
If you like caramel and burnt sugar flavors, this recipe will tickle your taste buds.
Ta Da! Both A Baker’s Field Guide to Doughnuts and Cake Balls: More Than 60 Delectable and Whimsical Sweet Spheres of Goodness debut this week. In all my years of authoring books, I have never had two drop at once! Huge Thank You to my publisher, Harvard Common Press, for always doing a great job with the production and […]
You will find all the classics, such as Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts, Chocolate Cake Style Doughnuts, Basic Yeast-Raised Doughnuts and the very popular Krispy Kreme Kopycat glazed.
People love anything and everything covered in chocolate but whether its chocolate covered pretzels, potato chips, or bacon, the extra saltiness makes the treat irresistible. My recent book, Cake Balls, introduces the perfect little indulgence for all you salty n’ sweet lovers: The Crunchie Munchie…a combination of Milk Chocolate Brownies, Milk Chocolate Ganache, pretzels, caramel […]
If you are a fan of salty-sweet combinations, this is the perfect cake ball for you.
Milk chocolate lovers, I have created a milk chocolate brownie just for you!
I was always intent on providing some exclusive cake ball content for my site, outside of my book, and here is the first installment. Yes, truth be told I had the Lemon Curd in the frig already, so I was ahead of the game, but what inspired me was not only that pastry kitchen staple, […]
These cake balls combine a basic yellow cake and lemon curd with fresh blueberries.
This is a buttery yellow cake, perfect for cake balls that need a fairly neutral flavor background.
This doughnut features a sticky, crunchy topping combining caramel and pecans with a nice hit of bourbon.