Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

How To: Make a guava souffle with cream cheese

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make a guava souffle with cream cheese. Add 400 grams of guava preserve cut in to pieces in to a saucepan, put half a cup of water and heat it. Keep stirring it till it melts. Remove from fire and set it aside. Now beat eight egg whites, pour the hot guava preserve in to the egg white and mix well with a spatula. Scoop the pink mixture in to dry porcelain cups and put them on an oven tray and put it in the oven at 180 degrees. For the cheese s...

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: 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 Filipino yema ball (dessert)

This is a instructional video on how to make Yema Ball the panlasangpinoy way. The ingredients required are butter, chopped peanuts, eggs and condensed milk. Heat a pan slightly and put the butter into it. Now add condensed milk to it. Mix them uniformly for about a minute and then add eggs into it. Mix it well and then add peanuts. Mix it well uniformly. Now let it cool. Now take a spoon of the mixture in hand and make it as a small ball. The dessert Yema ball is ready.

How To: Make vegan whipped cream

To make a vegan whipped cream you will need 2 cans of coconut milk (whole fat ones), some powdered sugar and a mixer. First of all, the coconut milk needs to be refrigerated over night to separate the liquid part from the fat. Then you will drain the liquid. After this you will take the fat and whip it with the mixer, remember to cool down the mixing bowl and to whip it for a short time. We don't want it to warm up. Finally, you add the powdered sugar, whip it a little longer and voila! Your ...

How To: Make Pac-Man shaped cupcakes

Follow this fun technique for creating Pac-Man cupcakes with two different colors of frosting. You can do this on cookies and cakes, too. Kids can line the muffin tins, mix the ingredients, spoon the batter into the muffin cups and of course, supervise the icing. Make Pac-Man shaped cupcakes.

How To: Serve a traditional French crepe

In "How to Make Crepes", a video by Cayley Waldo, she describes one of the methods used at the Baker's Crust restaurant chain to create elegantly designed crepes. She starts by describing how to create the wrap to be used with the crepe as well as demonstrating the way to fold the crepe and also how the contents should be arranged. For the Example given, the crepe is filled with chocolate mousse and strawberries. The video then goes on to show ways that the plate can be decorated so to increa...

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: Make a giant rainbow drop candy

In a park on a park bench is a girl talking to a rainbow drop. She says that she loves the rainbow drop but wishes it was bigger. You hear a sound, and 'poof' a pimp appears. He tells the girl that he can make a bigger rainbow drop for her. In a instant we find ourselves in a kitchen with the pimp and he explains how he is going to make this large candy. First you have to melt a bowl full of white chocolate. Then on a plate fill the whole bottom with rainbow sprinkles. Pour the white chocolat...

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: Prepare a black forest trifle

In this two part video, follow along with Women's Weekly cookery editor, Sue McMahon, as she shows us how to make a delightful black forest trifle for your next holiday party. To make this black forest trifle, you will need black cherries in syrup, chocolate finger cakes or marble cake, Kirsch, plain chocolate, vanilla custard, double cream, single cream, icing sugar, and vanilla extract. Make this thick custard dish for your next bash and leave your guest's tummys full & happy!

How To: Bake symphony brownies with Paula Deen

Paula Deen bakes up a batch of brownies with a surprise in the middle. Follow along as she shows you how to make symphony brownies. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by 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. Try this ultimate comfort food of symphony brownies for dessert.

How To: Make vegan chocolate cornflake cakes

Eating vegan or gluten free shouldn't mean having to sacrifice your favorite desserts. Watch this how to video and learn how to make vegan chocolate cornflake cakes. These vegan cakes are dairy, egg, sugar, wheat free and gluten free. They taste fantastic, everyone is sure to love these vegan chocolate cornflake cakes.

How To: Make a Bicycle Ice Cream Maker

All you need is salt, ice, milk, sugar, and a bicycle to make ice cream in 10 minutes. The ice cream maker is mounted onto your bike. As you pedal, it churns the ice cream. After ten minutes, delicious ice cream is created from your pedal power. Pedal-powered deliciousness!

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 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 a homemade banana cream pie

Bananas are the perfect fruit for anything, even pie. It's no wonder why banana cream pie is a favorite among dessert lovers. Fancy, intricate desserts can be pretty to look at, but rarely taste as good as a down-home classic. Pastry Chef Molly Hanson of Post 390 shares her secrets to the restaurant's best-selling dessert, the Banana Cream Pie. Start with a baked pie crust of your choice, then layer Molly's velvety vanilla pastry cream and sliced bananas. After the pie chills, top with pillow...

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 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: 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 delicious soft, sugar coated strawberry jelly candies

This video shows you the French technique of Pate de Fruit to make candies so delicious, they look like little gems. For this recipe, you will need: 2 1/2 cups pureed strawberry, strained, 1/2 ounce pectin, 2 3/4 cups granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons corn syrup, 1/8 teapson cream of tartar, water, nonstick cooking spray and one cup of sugar for the coating. Make delicious soft, sugar coated strawberry jelly candies.

How To: Make your own chocolate truffles

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own chocolate truffles. Start with 1.5 c of creme fraiche, which is a thick and heavy cream. Cook this in a saucepan, stirring constantly until it's melted into a liquid. Place the top on the pan while measuring out chocolate. Now, add your creme fraiche to the chocolate, then mix with a spatula until the chocolate is completely melted. Cool this by leaving it in the room overnight. Then, roll the chocolate into small balls and place on a baking tra...