Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

How To: Make lemon drizzle cakes

In this tutorial, we learn how to make lemon drizzle cakes. You will need: 120 g butter, 170 g flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 170 g sugar, 60 ml milk, zest of two lemons, and 2 medium eggs. For the drizzle you will need: 100 g icing sugar, juice from 1/2 lemon, and 10 ml gin. Start out by creaming the butter and the sugar together. Then, mix in the rest of the ingredients in with this until you have a batter. When finished, pour these into a baking pan with small loaves and bake until cooked all...

How To: Cook rice krispies treats

In this video, we learn how to make Rice Krispies treats. Start off with Kellogg's Rice Krispies, 4 cup mini marshmallows, and butter. You will also need a cake pan to place the treats in and pot to cook them in. First, melt three tablespoons of butter into the pot and add in your marshmallows. Stir constantly until the marshmallows melt and mix together with the butter. Once finished, add in 6 cup Rice Krispies and take it off of the heat. Now, place the contents of the pot into the cake pan...

How To: Make pecan pie filling

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade pecan pie. First, whisk 3 eggs and put into a large mixing bowl. Next, add 3/4 c of sugar, 3 tsp vanilla extract, 1 c dark corn syrup, and mix thoroughly. After this add 2 tbsp melted butter and mix it together again until it's all combined. Once it's well combined, add 1 3/4 c of pecans and mix together until pecans are well combined and covered in liquid. Now, preheat your oven at 350 degrees and place this mixture into a pie crust. Cook for a...

How To: Make a toasted marshmallow cake frosting from scratch

To make a toasted marshmallow cake frosting follow the below instructions. Before start preparing get ready with the following ingredients such as: 1 devil's food cake mix, and ingredients to prepare cake, 12 large marshmallows, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1/2 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar. The preparation steps for this delicious toasted marshmallow cake frosting is very easy. First, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. Then Prepare the cake mix accordin...

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 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 gooey chocolate chip cookies

Nothing tastes like gooey chocolate chip cookies right from the oven. Learn how to make fresh chocolate chip cookies at home. Ingredients needed are butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, salt, baking powder, baking soda, flour and semisweet chocolate chips.

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 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 a light pan-baked lemon almond tart

Dessert has pretty bad connotations. After all, starving models and women trying to lose weight are often stereotyped as saying "no" to dessert in an effort to cut calories and not look like a piggy in front of friends (or a handsome date). It's pretty crappy, this world that we live in, with so much good food that's so bad for you tempting our every mealtime.

How To: Make a lemon cake with the Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa demonstrates how to make a lemon cake made with yogurt. She starts by sifting the fry ingredients together into a bowl. They include 1 1/12 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. She next takes 1 cup of whole milk yogurt and places it into another bowl and adds in 1 cup of sugar. Then she adds in three extra large eggs and half a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Next, she adds in 2 teaspoons of lemon zest. She whisks the wet ingredients t...

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 Amazing Cinnamon Rolls from Scratch

In this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, I will teach you how to make Amazing cinnamon rolls from scratch. Cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite treats. You can eat them for breakfast, you can eat cinnamon rolls for a snack or as a dessert! These cinnamon rolls are super tasty, super easy to make, and super cheap. Let's dive into the fantastic world of baking and bake some crazy awesome cinnamon rolls.

How To: Make a delicious Irish Creme sabayon for dessert

An Irish twist on a classic French dessert! For this recipe, you will need: 6 large egg yolks, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/3 cup water, 1/3 cup Irish creme liqueur, 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, 2 ounces milk chocolate, 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream, pinch of salt and mint to garnish. Make a delicious Irish Creme sabayon for dessert.

How To: Make a banana caramel mousse cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a banana caramel mousse cake. Start to make a light meringue that tastes like banana. Layer this down on top of a layer of caramel, and then let it cool and get cold. After this, bake it in the oven and turn it over. When you are done with this, peel off the paper from the bottom off the cake. Next, make your caramel filling by heating caramel up and adding fresh gelatin and cream to it. Next, add in butter to the mixture and allow it to get thick. Let t...

How To: Make mango pie

This video shows how to make a mango pie. The ingredients are canned mango pulp, whipped light cream, Ready Crust, unflavored gelatin, a pinch of citric acid is optional and a cup of water. Boil the water and add the gelatin and citric acid if you are using it. Mix well. Add the entire can of mango pulp and some whipped cream into the geliatin and mix well. Continue adding whipped cream and mixing until the entire can of whipped cream has been added and mixed into the mango mixture. Pour into...

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 ...