Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

How To: Make crepes with bechamel sauce

Anne and Beau from the Food Network demonstrate how to properly make some great crepes. First they teach how to make the crepe using a warm pan and crepe batter. They make sure to point out how you can tell when the crepe is done and ready to be served. After the crepe is done, they teach you how to make a Béchamel sauce, which can have many different ingredients added to change the flavor. They also show you how you can serve the crepe by folding it and plating it in a variety of ways. As Be...

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 Lebanese knafeh na'ama dessert

When it comes to making food for special occasions, traditional American foods like bbq pork, hot dogs, and apple pies get old fast. While they're super tasty, it's refreshing to switch up your foodstuff line up every now and then. For a dessert that's delicious and very pretty, check out this lovely Lebanese knafeh na'ama dessert, a pie-like concoction made with very fine dough. Check out the video for the recipe!

How To: Make a brownie screwball cake

In this video, we learn how to make a brownie screwball cake. First, add in flour to a mixing bowl, then add in powdered cocoa and a teaspoon of salt. Next, add in baking soda ( 2 tsp) and mix everything together. Now, pour into a cake pan and make three holes in the pan with your hand. Now, add in 2/3 c oil into one of the small holes you just made. Then, place 2 tbsp vinegar in the other hole and 2 tsp vanilla in the other hole. Now, pour in 2 c hot water to the pan and mix everything toget...

How To: Bake delicious gingerbread men cookies

A great holiday treat! For the cookies, you will need: 2 cups all purpose flour, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 cup hot water, 1 cup molasses, 1/2 cup melted butter and 1 egg. Bake delicious gingerbread men cookies.

How To: Make homemade whipped cream

Learn how to make a perfectly homemade whipped cream by Insightful Nana. Put the bowl and the beater on the freezer to chill. Pour 1 cup of cream into the bowl, whip the cream until it gets firm. Add 3 tablespoons of sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla into the cream, mix it. Whip the mixture together until you get soft peaks. You can use any type of flavors or extracts.

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 Italian-style mango gelato ice cream

Attention all ice cream lovers — drop the ice cream and pick up the gelato! You won't regret it. At least, not with this fantastic recipe for a really simple mango gelato. The tropical fruit is the key to this mouth-watering gelato. Sweet and juicy mango is puréed and added to a smooth custard of eggs, sugar, milk and heavy cream. Pastry Chef Meghann Osmon of BINA restaurant effortlessly takes us through the process of making great gelato.

How To: Make raspberry chocolate cupcakes

These chocolate-raspberry cupcakes dessert may look intimidating, but don't let that stop you from making this yummy chocolate and raspberry treat. Plus, in addition to getting your daily fill of chocolate, you can also claim that eating one of these cupcakes counts as a serving of fruit (it does!), which means you're being health conscious as well. Sort of.

How To: Make delicious, homemade peach cobbler

USA Fire and Rescue Favorite Recipes demonstrates how to make peach cobbler. First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Then, add 3/4 of a cup of sugar, 1 cup of flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, a pinch of salt, 2 tablespoons of melted butter and 1/2 of a cup of milk to a mixing bowl. Mix the ingredients together until it is well combined. Coat an 8 inch by 8 inch baking dish with butter and pour the mixture into the dish. Pour two small cans of drained peaches over the mix. Pour half of a c...

How To: Make Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups

Hello and Welcome to In the Kitchen with Matt, first of all, I am a big fan of Star Wars, and I LOVE Peanut Butter Cups, so in this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups. These treats are super creative, easy to make, and are sure to impress your friends and family that are Star Wars fans. If you have any questions or comments, put them down below and I will be sure to get back to you. Enjoy!

How To: Make Amazing Cinnamon Rolls from Scratch

In this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, I will teach you how to make Amazing cinnamon rolls from scratch. Cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite treats. You can eat them for breakfast, you can eat cinnamon rolls for a snack or as a dessert! These cinnamon rolls are super tasty, super easy to make, and super cheap. Let's dive into the fantastic world of baking and bake some crazy awesome cinnamon rolls.

HowTo: Make Dragon's Beard (AKA International Cotton Candy)

Known as Dragon's Beard, Pashmak, or Pishmaniye, hand pulled cotton candy is more than just a carny treat- it's a worldwide delicacy. The French Culinary Institute's Cooking Issues demonstrates how to make a delicious, exotic rendition of the classic American cotton candy without a machine. All it takes is a little food science and worldly know how.

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 basic whipped cream

In this tutorial, we learn how to make basic whipped cream. First, combine heavy whipping cream with 1 tsp of vanilla. Beat these together in a mixer that has been placed in the fridge for around 1 hour. Beat this slowly at first, then go up to high speed. Beat this until it's thick and you see peaks starting to form. once finished, spoon this out and you will have some rich and thick whipped cream! This not only tastes great, it is a lot healthier than buying from the store, which has a lot ...

How To: Make a trifle pudding cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a trifle pudding cake. You will need: 16 oz pound cake, 30 oz can fruit cocktail, 16 oz whipped topping, 5 oz vanilla instant pudding, 3.5 c cold milk, and Maraschino cherries. First, slice up the pound cake and layer it on the bottom of a serving dish. After this, take a fork and poke holes in the pound cake then set aside. In a large bowl, empty the instant pudding mix in a bowl and then add in the cold milk and whisk. Next, pour the pudding over the c...

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