Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

How To: Make a blueberry and pumpkin pie

The video shows Chef Doug Miller and Chuck love in their take on doing a sumptuous blueberry and pumpkin pie or a Blumpkin pie. The duo chefs shows us a different take on a blumpkin pie by showing two different sets of blumpkin pie, a chocolate crust and a graham cracker crust pie. For the chocolate crust blumpkin pie: Make a chocolate pie crust and place it in a pie pan. Prepare a pumpkin filling and place it in the crust by spreading it evenly. Fill the crust halfway. Add the fresh blueberr...

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 chocolate pecan pie with Paula Deen

Paula shares her chocolate pecan pie recipe with chocolatier Max Brenner. Follow along and learn how to make this decadent dessert. 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 str...

How To: Make crab apple crisp

Kyle teaches you how to make his own Crab Apple Crisps. 1 Wash the crab apples and cut the crab apples into squares. 2 Add sugar to the crab apples and place on a pie tin. 3 Mix brown sugar, oatmeal, flour and butter together and place on top of the apples. 4 Bake in the oven until the topping is browned.

How To: Make a Baileys baked Alaska with Gordon Ramsay

Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Watch this how to video and uncover the mystery behind a Bailey's ice cream baked Alaska dessert. Here's a hint, part of the secret includes making the Italian meringue that surrounds this delicious dessert. Make a Baileys baked Alaska with Gordon Ramsay.

How To: Make French Mille Feuille (Napoleon) for Valentine's Day

Are you ready to taste one of the most decadent, rich, and creamy desserts out there? Then check out this recipe for making French Mille Feuille, a three layer cake made from puff pastry alternating between layers of cream or whipped cream in between. These Mille Feuilles, also known as Napoleons in the United States, are specially shaped into hearts to commemorate Valentine's Day.

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 sticky toffee bread pudding

This video illustrate us how to make sticky bread pudding. Here are the following steps: Step 1: The ingredients required for te pudding are boiling water, chopped dates,soda ,vanilla extract,margarine ,brown sugar,ripe banana, baking powder,plain flour.

How To: Decorate a cake into a NASA rocket ship

In this video, we learn how to decorate a space shuttle cake. Make sure before you begin you have a chilled yellow cake and the template from www.bettycrocker.com. Once you print out the diagram, cut your cake according to the shapes. Now, frost all the pieces and then arrange pieces to make the space shuttle. Once arranged, decorate the shuttle with different colors of frosting and different candies. You can use a pastry bag to frost lines and outline the tip, wings and back of the shuttle. ...

How To: Make homemade ice cream in a blender

This how to video describes how to create tasty ice cream in a home blender! First you gather your ingredients including anything you want in your ice cream. The video suggests you use: 2 cups of cream, 2 cups of milk, some vanilla, and half a cup of sugar. Using this base you can create a tasty vanilla ice cream! After that you simply blend it up for two minuets then stick it in the freezer and you are left with tasty delicious ice cream.

How To: Decorate cupcakes with smooth frosting

Stephannie teaches us how she prepares her "not so famous" mini cupcakes for a nephew's birthday party. After mixing up the yellow cake mix and putting it into a large plastic bag, you cut the end off the bag and squeeze the batter into cupcake cups within a pan. You should then proceed to cook them at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes until they are done. With a bit of humor Stephannie shows us how to mix food coloring into white frosting and a neat icing trick. By placing it in the microwave aft...

How To: Make Homemade Carrot Cake

Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The various textures of shredded carrots, chopped pineapple, and velvety cream cheese frosting combine to make every bite memorable. And wait until you see how it's decorated. A winning technique from Clare Garland of Ashmont ...

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: Bake bread and butter pudding

We are sure you've had bread and butter before a meal at a restaurant, but how about as a dessert? In this cooking how to video Chef Antony Worrall Thompson shows you how to make bread and butter pudding. This isn't your basic recipe. Try using bread with dried fruit and sliced clementines for added richness and flavor. All the ingredients you need bread and butter pudding are: Panatoni bread, eggs, Splenda, vanilla extract, butter, nutmeg, clementines, cream, and milk. Bake bread and butter ...

How To: Melt chocolate in the microwave

In this tutorial, we learn how to melt chocolate in the microwave. When melting chocolate in the microwave the key is to not microwave it for a long time to melt it all at once, or it will end up burning. To do this properly, you will first need to cut up the chocolate and then place it into the microwave for 10 seconds. After this, take a spatula and mix it all together. Then, put it back in for another 10 seconds and then stir it again. Continue to do this process until all the chocolate is...

How To: Make a homemade butter pie crust

Chef John from Food Wishes has created this video tutorial on how to make a butter pie dough from scratch. First, chop up two sticks of unsalted butter and put it in the freezer. Next, weigh out you flour. It should be exactly 12 ounces. Add a half teaspoon of salt. Put the flour and the frozen butter slices in your food processor. Pulse on an off until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs - not too fine, but no big chunks either. Add half of the mixture of ice water and apple cider vinegar. ...

How To: Make Cascos de Guayaba (guava shells w/ cream cheese)

This video shows how to make Cascos de Guayaba con Queso Crema (guava shells with cream cheese). Ingredients: 1 15 oz. can of Guava Shells, and 1 15 oz. package of low-fat cream cheese. To make Cascos de Guayaba con Queso Crema (guava shells with cream cheese): Drain Guava Shells. Remove Guava Shells from syrup and put it into plate. Add 1 teaspoon cream cheese into each Guava Shell. Lightly drizzle syrup over top of Guava shell with cream cheese.

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 French vanilla fruit parfait

The kids will love making this parfait - it's like edible sand art! Layer chocolate and caramel syrups, fruit, Blue Bunny French Vanilla Ice Cream, cranberry compote and granola into glasses for a treat that's as fun to look at as it is to eat. Watch this video tutorial for step-by-step instructions on how to prepare this parfait for dessert.

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