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 individual meringue shells & pavlova

Learn to cook like a professional chef from the comfort of your own home with this fun and entertaining video on creating individual meringue shells. Don't throw away your money by buying store bought finished products and create this tasty treat at home. Beat together all your ingredients as outlined in the step by step video, pop them in the oven, top with your favorite fruit and whipped or lemon cream and you're ready to eat. You're friends will think you spent hours on these delicious des...

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 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 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.

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 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 perfect apple strudel with Paula Deen

Wow your friends with this extra-easy recipe from Paula Deen. Follow along as she makes the perfect apple strudel. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant, is Food Network's resident southern chef. Step inside her kitchen and discover delicious food that's both uncomplicated and comforting, like this dessert recipe. Try making some apple strudel for tonight's dinner.

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 a Filipino dessert "Food for the Gods"

In this video from panlasangpinoy we learn how to make the Filipino dessert Food for the Gods. For this you need all purpose flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, dates, walnuts, baking powder, baking soda, butter, eggs and salt. In a bowl put flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir this around a bit. Then in a bowl cream the butter using an electric mixer. Then add brown sugar and granulated sugar to the mix. Then add an egg in, mix that in. Then add the other bowl into this mix and...

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 an ice cream sandwich cake

Have you ever known a man, woman, or child who didn't enjoy a good ice cream sandwich? Here's a new twist on an old favorite. You'll learn how to make a cake out of store-bought ingredients. Betty guides you through the process step-by-step so there is no guess work for you. The cake is quick and easy to make, including ingredients like whipped cream, Oreo cookies, and hot fudge. You'll soon be on your way to making a delicious sweet treat for you and your loved ones after watching Betty's tu...

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: Make an edible picture frame made entirely of chocolate

Picture frames with images of your loved ones can be pretty lame gifts, but not when they're made out of chocolate! This video will show you how to make a homemade picture frame made entirely of chocolate. Surprise (and we mean surprise!) someone you love with this message of pure chocolate-love! Emily Jones, chocolate sculptor, shows how it's done. The most important step is the tempering of chocolate, which you'll find in the recipe. Make an edible picture frame made entirely of chocolate.

How To: Make classic tiramisu with mascarpone & coffee liqueur

Tiramisù is the world's most popular Italian dessert, with delicious layers of sponge cake and brandy (or liqueur), usually with powdered chocolate and mascarpone cheese. This particular classic Italian dessert is the perfect balance of fresh whipped cream, mascarpone cheese and coffee liqueur. Check out the entire video recipe for this tasty classic style tiramisu dessert.

How To: Make homemade "ninja" chocolate cupcakes

What's better than tender on the inside, crispy on the outside chocolate cupcakes? Ninja chocolate cupcakes, of course! Unleash your inner masked butt kicker - at least in the kitchen - by whipping up a batch of these "ninja" cupcakes. Easy to prepare, these chocolate cupcakes will be even more exhilirating to make if you dress up in full ninja garb (i.e. your shirt tucked over your head).

How To: Use agar (aka agar-agar) for dessert recipes in lieu of gelatin

Forget jello— start using agar (aka agar-agar) in place of gelatin. Agar is a thickening agent, just like gelatin, than can be used in recipes for soups, jellies, ice cream and more! Jeff Potter has the 411 on agar uses. It's a great choice when preparing dishes for vegetarians, as it's a seaweed-based product with no animal derivatives whatsoever. Give it a try with two creative recipes from Jeff— Chocolate Panna Cotta and Screwdriver Jellies. Use agar (aka agar-agar) for dessert recipes in ...

How To: Combine cold butter and flour

In this video by Food Network, we learn how to combine cold butter and flour. It may seem like it's hard to combine these two ingredients, but there is a great way it can be done. First, you will need to grab a cheese grater on the fine side and your cold piece of butter. Rub the butter onto the grater and allow it to fall into a bowl that is filled with the flour you are going to use. As you do this, you can mix the ingredients together by hand, making for an easier way to cook and less of a...

How To: Make a pineapple upside down cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make pineapple upside down cake. First, take a 9x13 pan and add in 1 stick of butter and 1.5 c packed brown sugar. Heat this up in a 350 degree oven while you prepare the batter. Add in 2/3 c butter, then add in 1/3 c sugar and cream together until fluffy. After this, add in 4 eggs, then add in 3 1/3 c flour and 3 tsp baking powder to the batter. After this, take the pan with the brown sugar and butter, and mix together until it's spread out on the bottom of ...

How To: Make Thai fried bananas

Thai Foodcast Presents: Fried Bananas. Aunchalee teaches you how to make Fried Bananas, while talking a bit about the culture and tools used in Thailand. She gives useful tips such as using bananas that are yellow with a little green on the outside; the firmer the better. She gives a list of ingredients and their equals allowing for substitution. They come out very hot so it's important to let them cool. This easy to follow, flexible, recipe makes cooking this Thai dessert a favorite. Aunchal...

How To: Make a vegan and gluten free coconut cake

Eating vegan and gluten free shouldn't mean having to sacrifice your favorite desserts. Watch this how to video and learn how to make vegan coconut cake. This vegan version of coconut cake is is dairy, egg, sugar, wheat and gluten free. Everyone is sure to love this recipe for vegan and gluten free coconut cake.

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