Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

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: Make homemade fortune cookies with Paula Deen

Paula shows how easy it is to bake your own custom fortune cookies. You won't have to order Chinese food to get a bunch of fortune cookies anymore. 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...

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 sugar cookie dough with a good consistency

When we're baking sugar cookies, we all tend to do the same thing: Rush through the boring mixing and baking part, and then spend three times as long on putting on the icing and forming pretty motifs. But to create truly spectacular sugar cookies, there is more to crafting dough then simply throwing in the ingredients and blending.

How To: Make chocolate truffles with Ina Garten

In this tutorial, Barefoot Contessa shows us how to make chocolate truffles at home. First, take a 1/2 cup of heavy cream and heat it up in a saucepan. Now, chop up bars of semi-sweet and bitter sweet chocolate (6 oz together) and put into a mixing bowl. Now, pour your warm cream into a strainer onto the chocolate. Stir the mixture until the chocolate melts the chocolate all the way. Now, add 1 1/2 tbsp of Frangelico liquer, 1 tbsp coffee and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and stir. Chill this for a...

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 Masa Real de Guayaba, aka Guava Bars

Nothing says Cuban like guava, and how do you get the most enjoyment out your guava? By massive amounts of it. That's where this name "Masa Real de Guayaba" comes from… a real mass of guava… in a small food bar. John Verlinden creates this delicious Cuban treat. A layer of thick sweet guava paste sandwiched between two layers of rich, dense cake makes a wonderful baked treat to bring to a party.

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: Use squeeze bottles to decorate cookies

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use squeeze bottles to decorate cookies. Using a squeeze bottle is more easier than using pastry bag. This video reveals 3 sizes of squeeze bottles. There is an 8 oz, 2 oz and 3 oz. To get icing into a squeeze bottle, put the icing into a bag and clip the corner with scissors. Then gently squeeze the bag to let the icing go into the bottle. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy baking and making cakes, and would like to learn how to use a...

How To: Assemble graham cracker gingerbread houses

Learn to make beautiful gingerbread houses with graham crackers. Graham cracker gingerbread houses are quicker to make than actual gingerbread houses. This is a fun and easy project to do with the kids. All you need are graham crackers and royal icing. Watch this how to video to learn how to securely assemble a Christmas graham cracker gingerbread house with royal icing.

How To: Make an eggnog cheesecake for the holidays

In this video, Chef Lori Baker shows you how to make a delicious eggnog cheesecake perfect for the holidays. She shows you everything you need to know step by step and everything you need to dazzle your guest with this yummy unique alternative to the classic cheesecake. Perfect, for any holiday including Christmas, Thanksgiving, or even New Years. This is a very delicious treat you'll have everyone beging you for more. Easy to follow, and accomplish put on your apron and enjoy making this tas...

How To: Bake a peanut butter pie with Paula Deen

Paula Deen whips up a decadently rich peanut butter no-bake pie. Watch and see how easy it is to whip up this peanut butter pie recipe. 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. For example, this peanut butter pie.

How To: Bake Spumoni cookies for the holidays

Learn how to make layered spumoni cookies for the holiday season in this simple tutorial. First, melt 1 oz of unsweetened chocolate and soften two sticks of butter. Cream butter together with one egg, half a cup of sugar, and a teaspoon of vanilla. Add in 2 1/4 cups of flour and a pinch of salt. Divide the dough into three parts. Mix candied cherries in one part, 1/4 chopped nuts in the second part, and the chocolate into the third. Press the layers into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper....

How To: Make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks

Watch this how to video to learn how to make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks. Dip pretzels in white or dark chocolate, or add a professional touch to your treats by placing a contrasting color of melted chocolate in a parchment bag with a tight point. Cut a small hole at the end. Stripe dipped pretzels with the chocolate in the parchment bag. Stripe with additional color if desired.

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 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 a chocolate yule log aka Swiss roll

The holidays are here! This means that holiday desserts are just around the corner. This baking video will show you how to create a yummy chocolate yule log cake, a popular holiday tradition. It's also known as a Swiss roll. Learn the ins and outs of making this delicious cake. Your family will be convinced that you spent hours in the kitchen.

How To: Pre-scoop ice cream

Martha Stewart shares a Good Thing for pre-scooping ice cream, then shows one viewer how to re-pot a cactus. To save a little time at a party, prepare perfect scoops of ice cream for your guests ahead of time. Cover a cookie sheet in plastic wrap for insulation, and then begin scooping. To get smoother spheres, dip the scoop in cool water as you go. These single-dip servings will hold their shape in the freezer until you're ready to transfer them to bowls. Pre-scoop ice cream.

How To: Make incredibly simple chocolate truffles

Eric demonstrates how to make simple chocolate truffles from his home kitchen. The ingredients you need to make these truffles are: chocolate pieces (whichever sweetness you desire) heavy cream, butter, some type of flavoring (a liquor or an extract), and also a topping to roll the truffle in when it is done (powdered sugar, nuts, cocoa powder, etc.). You begin the process by putting your chocolate pieces in a bowl with the butter. Then you heat up the heavy cream to boiling. Pour the boiling...

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...

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