Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

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 Viennese cardinal slice

Chef Markus Farbinger demonstrates how to make Viennese cardinal slice - layers of genoise-like cake and meringue with a filling of espresso whipped cream. In part one, Chef Farbinger demonstrates how to prepare the pastry tray and make meringues with a pastry bag. Make Viennese cardinal slice.

How To: Mix easy 1-2-3 pie dough

Homemade pies call for homemade crusts. And of course we all know that for a great crust we need a delicious dough. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to mix a delicious pie dough. This pie dough recipe is as easy as 1-2-3. Mix three parts flour, two parts shortening and one part cold water.

How To: Make chocolate crinkle cookies

In this video, he shows you how to make chocolate crinkle cookies. He starts out by showing you all the ingredients that will be needed for this recipe. He combines the butter and granulated sugar and mixes the two together and adds the cream slowly while he is still mixing the ingredients. Now the next step would be to add the cocoa powder and melted chocolate and mix those in. The eggs and vanilla extract are now added also and mixed in. Next the flour is slowly folded into the batter along...

How To: Make white chocolate cheesecake

Expand your cheesecake horizons by making white chocolate cheesecake the next time your in the mood for a rich and decadent dessert! In this video, learn from Sue McMahon, cookery editor at Woman's Weekly magazine, how to make a delicious white chocolate cheesecake. This cheesecake takes a total time of four hours and thirty minutes to make and you will need the following ingredients:

How To: Make a delicious a molten lava cake

This video demonstrates how to make a delicious molten lava cake. You need 4 oounces of semi sweet baking chocolate,4 oounces of unsalted butter, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup sugar, and ¼ cup all purpose flour. Let the baking chocolate melt in a double boiler. While it is melting into smooth liquid take a medium sized baking bowl and crack your eggs into it. Then add your sugar to the eggs and blend them. You can use a hand blender or a whisk but it may take longer to blend by hand. Next, take the melted...

How To: Make an Italian wedding cake with Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee shows us how to make an easy Italian wedding cake in this video. First, take a box of white cake mix and put it into a mixing bowl with 1 stick of softened butter, 1 1/4 c buttermilk, 1/2 c egg whites, 1 tbsp vanilla, 1/4 tsp almond extract and mix together for a minute or two until the ingredients are combined. Now, add 1 can of crushed pineapple, 1/2 c of sweetened coconut and 1 c of chopped pecans and fold it into the cake mixture. Now grab two 8 inch round cake pans and grease ...

How To: Make a fruit tart for any occasion

Impress everyone by bringing a beautiful homemade tart to the next celebration. You can use seasonal berries or even other fruits to create a colorful and flavorful dessert that will make any occasion seem extra special. With its rich pastry cream and tangy fruit wrapped in a flaky, buttery shell, the fruit tart is a classic dessert. Make this version with one or more of your favorites berries.

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: Bake Portuguese custard tarts

Cook up a delicious Portuguese dessert called Pastel de natta, or simply custard tarts. Creamy custard tarts make a simple dessert after any dinner. Watch this how to video and learn how prepare and bake Portuguese custard tarts with UKTV Food's New British Kitchen.

How To: Make Cream Cheese Brownies

On the Fourth of July, we like to celebrate by consuming lots of rich, savory (and unfortunately, belly engorging) food, including barbecued meats, hot dogs, and chips. So when it comes time for dessert, you're usually craving something less flavor-popping and spicy.

How To: Make cotton candy with a cottong candy machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. First, you will want to take your choice of flavored sugar and pour it into the top of the cotton candy machine. Next, you will take your paper cone for cotton candy and place it in your hand. Turn on the machine on and when it's heated up and sprays out sugar strings, move your hand quickly around the machine and gather the cotton candy up with the cone! You can enjoy as soon as it's done and layer different fla...

How To: Make creme fraiche

A lot of us love sour cream, but in this health conscious world, the added taste might not be worth the extra calories and fat. You can use creme fraiche as a lighter alternative to sour cream or for a variety of other culinary expeditions.

How To: Make Star Wars Death Star Popsicles

Hello, in this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, we will continue with the Star Wars theme, last episode we made Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups, this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Popsicles. So we are really getting great value out of our Death Star molds, because of the versatility they provide. These popsicles are super easy to make, if I can make them, you can make them! If you have any comments put them down below, and I will get back to you.

How To: Make homemade chocolate chocolate chip cookies

In this video we learn how to make homemade chocolate chip cookies. First, cream together butter and salt in a mixing bowl. After this, add in flour and pure chocolate with cocoa powder and mix together. Once these are finished mixing together, roll them out onto plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 15 minutes. Then, cut the roll into slices and place on a baking sheet. Bake the cookies in the oven until they are no longer runny in the middle. Eat these after they have cooled and enjoy th...

How To: Make caramel popcorn

In this tutorial, we learn how to make caramel popcorn. You will need: popcorn popper with popcorn kernels, large bowl, 1 cube butter, 2.5 c brown sugar, 1 c corn syrup, and 1 can condensed milk First, place all the ingredients into a pan and turn it up to high heat. Stir this up, then continue to stir not leaving it at all while it's cooking. Now, you will take this off of the heat and pour it over the popcorn that you have already popped. Do small amounts at a time, tossing the popcorn as y...

How To: Make (Wheeler Del Torro) vegan peanut butter ice cream

In this tutorial, we learn how to make vegan peanut butter ice cream. To make this, you will need: 2 c soy milk, 3/4 c peanut butter, 1/2 c brown sugar, and 1 tbsp vanilla extract. First, place a saucepan over high heat and add in soy milk, brown sugar, and peanut butter. Heat until it's boiled, then remove and add in the vanilla extract. Combine everything together until well mixed together and pour into a bowl. Freeze in an ice cream maker using instructions that came with it. Once this is ...

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: Bake low-fat lemon shortbread cookies or bars

Take the saturated fat out of a shortbread cookie?! What would be left? Cooking Light has accomplished what seems impossible! A low(er) in fat recipe for shortbread cookies. This Cooking Light recipe reduces the fat and calories without sacrificing the taste of these mouth-watering lemon shortbread cookies, perfect for an after-dinner dessert with coffee.

How To: Make royal icing

This is a video recipe for royal icing. To keep your gingerbread house from collapsing, plain old icing won't do – you need royal icing! It's also great for decorating cakes and cookies. Learn how to make royal icing with this guide from Howcast.

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 double-crust apple pie

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a double-crust apple pie. First, bring apples, apple cider, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a boil in a pot. Then, add in a mixture of corn starch and apple cider. Mix this in, then set aside and let it cool while you make the dough. Roll your dough out and then place into the pie plate and pack down. Pour your apple mixture out into the center of the pie shell, then brush the excess dough with water so the top crust adheres better. Push the top cru...

How To: Make a berry yogurt tart

Chef Leslie Mackie demonstrates how to make berry yogurt tart - a delectable yogurt and mixed berry filling completes this basic tart. They start with eggs and sugar and then add vanilla, almonds, and berries to make this tart. Make a berry yogurt tart.

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