Hot Dessert Recipes Posts

How To: Make Vegan Cake Pops

This one's vegan! Yes, Himalayan rock salt (sorry caramel, this one's only with chocolate) makes this recipe amazing. You'll also find no butter, no milk and no other dairy products (yes these cake pops are 100% dairy free)in this recipe, so it's perfect for the vegan you love! :)

How To: Make Ice Cream

There is nothing more refreshing than an ice cream in a hot summer day. And even though, here in Australia, summer is "just" a couple of months away, I still like to have a scoop or two every now and then. However, I like to make the ice cream on my own. In this way, you can make whatever flavour you want, plus you know what type of products you have used and it usually tastes better than a commercial one.

How To: Make Your Own Twinkies and CupCakes (Now That Hostess Is Closed Down)

As a kid, I remember hearing the myth that Twinkies could last forever. The rumor was that they were made from chemical ingredients that caused the Twinkies to stay fresh and edible for years and years. Right along with the cockroach, Twinkies were supposed to be the only survivors of the nuclear holocaust that would destroy the entire world. As I got older, I realized the rumor wasn't true. Twinkies actually have a shelf life of just 25 days. And with the news that Hostess is going out of bu...

How To: Make Chocolate Bourbon Fondue with Hubert Keller

There's nothing more fun than fondue for dessert, is there? Watch this video to see how to make Chocolate Bourbon Fondue, a warm and gooey, hands-on treat. It even has just a kick of espresso to help you avoid the post-dinner slumps. Now all you need is to find some fresh strawberries, bananas, marshmallows, and you'll be on your way to heaven in just a few bites!

How To: Clone a Banana with Jello

Mold making is pretty thrilling—the ability to replicate objects right down to every little crack and crevice seems like something only a machine would be able to do. But in many cases creating a replica from a mold is surprisingly simple. Found on Tasteologie, La Receta de la Felicidad presents a fun alternative to the classic Jello jiggler. For a Dada-esque dessert, try using a banana peel as your mold. As you can see below, it works quite well at capturing the natural texture of the banana.

How To: Ikea Makes Beautiful (Not Quite HowTo) Cooking Videos

When images of a rumored Ikea cookbook surfaced through the blogger grapevine, foodie and graphic design fetishists alike grew ecstatic. The leaked images from the 140 page coffee-table baking book presented pristinely assembled, OCD patterns of ingredients and the resulting desserts for 30 classic Swedish baking recipes. Forsman & Bodenfors, the Swedish agency behind the project took a different approach to the typical organization of the standard baking cookbook.

How To: Make a holiday tree out of delicious frosted cupcakes

It's both a dessert and a centerpiece! For this recipe, you will need: 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 6 egg yolks, 6 eggw hites, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3 cups cake flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 3/4 teaspoon baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1 cup sour cream, 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, 4-5 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and food coloring. Make a holiday tree out of delicious frosted cupcakes.

How To: Bake a batch of traditional sticky buns

It's impossible to not fall in love with these sticky buns! You will need: 2 1/2 cups high gluten flour, 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour, 1 1/2 package active dry yeast, 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, 1/2 cup cold water, 6 eggs, 11 ounces unsalted butter, 1 1/2 sticks of mor ebutter, 1 3/4 cups light brown sugar, 1/3 cup honey, 1/3 cup heavy cream, 1/3 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1 cup toasted pecan halves. Bake a batch of t...

How To: Make watermelon ice cream using liquid nitrogen

Bring a little science into your kitchen! For this recipe, you will need: 1/2 cup sugar, 340 grams watermelon juice, 6 grams Versawhip, 2.5 grams xanthan gum, whipped cream dispenser with nitrous oxide chargers, another 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup heavy cream, 3 egg yolks, 1 quart pureed watermelon, 8 cups liquid nitrogen and 2 cups cubed watermelon. Make watermelon ice cream using liquid nitrogen.

How To: Make a layered lemon and almond semifreddo cake

This only looks difficult - it's actually not too hard. And the end result is so worth it! For this recipe, you will need: 1 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup egg whites, 1 cup ground almonds, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 5 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup of lemon juice and zest, 4 ounces butter, 3 eggs, 1 egg yolk, 1 1/3 cups heavy cream, 3/4 cup almond flour, 1/2 teaspoon bitter almond extract and 1 tablespoon of your favorite liqueur. Make a layered lemon and almond semifreddo cake.

How To: Make your own white chocolate ice cream at home

This is a great recipe to start with if you've never made ice cream at home before. To make about a quart of ice cream, you will need an ice cream maker and: 2 cups light cream, 4 eggs, 12 ounces coarsely chopped white chocolate, 1 1/2 cups sugar and 2 cups heavy cream. Make your own white chocolate ice cream at home.

How To: Make no-bake chocolate Eskimo cookies

Perfect to make with small children, since you don't need an oven or stove! This recipe calls for: 1 1/2 sticks of butter, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon water, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa, 2 cups quick oats and confectioners sugar. Make no-bake chocolate Eskimo cookies.