Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

How To: Make a banana caramel mousse cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a banana caramel mousse cake. Start to make a light meringue that tastes like banana. Layer this down on top of a layer of caramel, and then let it cool and get cold. After this, bake it in the oven and turn it over. When you are done with this, peel off the paper from the bottom off the cake. Next, make your caramel filling by heating caramel up and adding fresh gelatin and cream to it. Next, add in butter to the mixture and allow it to get thick. Let t...

How To: Make cotton candy using a cotton candy machine

In this video, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. You will need: cotton candy machine, cone, and flavored sugar. A Gold Medal Mega Breeze cotton candy machine will work best for this recipe. First, add in your sugar to the middle of the cotton candy machine and twist the spinner head to get the sugar evenly in the head. Next, turn on the motor switch and turn on the heat switch. Grab your cotton candy cone and catch the cotton candy with the cone as it comes out of...

How To: Make a Bicycle Ice Cream Maker

All you need is salt, ice, milk, sugar, and a bicycle to make ice cream in 10 minutes. The ice cream maker is mounted onto your bike. As you pedal, it churns the ice cream. After ten minutes, delicious ice cream is created from your pedal power. Pedal-powered deliciousness!

How To: Make a Japanese-style banana cream pie

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to a banana cream pie. Begin by making the custard cream filling. To make the filling, users will need 1/3 cup of all purpose flour, 1/3 cup of granulated sugar and 1/3 tsp of salt. Mix the mixture well and then sift it. Now slowly stir in 1 1/3 cup of milk and heat the mixture until it thickens. Now turn down the heat and set the mixture aside. Peel and slice 2-3 bananas. Add 2 egg yolks into the mixture and stir well. Heat the mixture until it boils...

How To: Make an Indian style bread pudding

To make Indian style bread pudding, you will start with warm milk. Add two tablespoons of butter to the milk. Then, you will take some powdered mustard and mix with a small amount of the warm milk and butter mixture until dissolved. Pour the powder mixture into the warm milk. In another bowl, break 3 eggs. Add a pinch of cinnamon, some vanilla and sugar. Mix ingredients until well blended. Pour the milk into the egg mixture and stir well. Place small square pieces of bread into the bottom of ...

How To: Arnold Palmer Cupcakes-Food Network

Paula bakes a batch of lemon and tea infused Arnold Palmer cupcakes. Arnold Palmer cupcakes are a great way to spruce up cupcakes. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Best Dishes show hosted by Paula Deen. What happens when America's favorite southern cook opens up her kitchen to family, friends, viewers and the best home cooks in the country? It's anyone's guess! Paula Deen is cooking up something new as she rescues viewer recipes, shares stories and traditions with friends and stra...

How To: Make chocolate rice krispies treats

In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate Rice Krispies treats. First, you will need 1 stick of butter, 12 oz package large marshmallows, 6 c Rice Krispies cereal, microwave safe bowl, and nonstick pan. Now place your butter and your marshmallows in the bowl and microwave for one minute. Then, use a spoon to mix together the mixture and place in the microwave again if it isn't melted, two more minutes should be perfect. After this, spray non-stick spray on the pan and then mix the mars...

How To: Prevent cakes from sticking to the baking tin

In this video, we learn tips on how to prevent cakes from sticking to a baking tin. The best way to do this is to butter up a piece of bread and rub it onto the entire baking tin. Make sure you get both the sides and the bottom of it. If you want to be healthy, use margarine instead of butter so you won't get the extra calories. This is a great way to grease your baking tin and won't lead to cakes that stick on them and won't come off. This avoids messes and makes for terrific cakes that are ...

How To: Make a carrot cake from scratch with a bread maker

Interested in using a bread maker to make a healthy carrot cake? It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about five minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own carrot cake, watch this culinary guide.

How To: Make an edible Jell-O human brain for Halloween

Interested in making an edible Jell-O brain? With the right tools and proper ingredients, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own hello brains, watch this video guide.

How To: Serve a traditional French crepe

In "How to Make Crepes", a video by Cayley Waldo, she describes one of the methods used at the Baker's Crust restaurant chain to create elegantly designed crepes. She starts by describing how to create the wrap to be used with the crepe as well as demonstrating the way to fold the crepe and also how the contents should be arranged. For the Example given, the crepe is filled with chocolate mousse and strawberries. The video then goes on to show ways that the plate can be decorated so to increa...

How To: Make a Filipino-style custard cake

In this episode of Panlasang Pinoy, we are taken through the steps of how to make custard cake. The episode provides a shopping list of ingredients that are easy to find at any grocery store. Each step of the baking process is covered from mixing the ingredients and preparing the 9x13 pan to baking the cake. For an easy to follow recipe and guide to making fresh Filipino-style custard cake, follow the steps in this video.

How To: Make brown sugar cocoa fudge icing

In this video, we learn how to make brown sugar cocoa fudge icing. You will need: 2 c brown sugar, 1 stick butter, 4 tbsp cocoa, 4 tbsp milk, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 tsp baking soda. To start, mix all the ingredients except the baking soda in a saucepan and mix until well combined. Bring to a boil for one minute then remove from the heat. Add in the baking soda and then beat until the icing is thick. After this, let it cool of and then use it for your cakes or cupcakes! You can also heat...

How To: Make Filipino biko dessert

Grate the coconut meat and squeeze out milk from 2 coconuts. Save 3/4 cup of the first milk squeezed out (1st extraction) for topping. Dilute the rest of the coconut milk to make 3 1/2 cups. You can use 1 can (12 ounces) frozen coconut milk, saving 3/4 cup of the thick milk for topping and diluting the rest with water to make 3 1/2 cups.

How To: Make creme fraiche custard brioche tart

Chef Nancy Silverton demonstrates how to make creme fraiche custard brioche tart. Silverton fills buttery brioche dough with crème fraiche custard, beginning the creation of her tart. Silverton makes a sabayon and finishes assembling her crème fraiche brioche tart. Make creme fraiche custard brioche tart.

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 ganache cupcakes with Ina Garten

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, shows how to make her chocolate ganache cupcakes. Put the butter and sugar into the mixer and mix until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each. Next comes the “secret ingredient”, a can of chocolate syrup, then some vanilla, and finally the flour. Mix it well but don’t overbeat or the cake will be tough. Fill the muffin pans using an ice cream scoop, and bake at 325 for 25 to 30 minutes.

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