Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

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 watermelon ice cream using liquid nitrogen

Bring a little science into your kitchen! For this recipe, you will need: 1/2 cup sugar, 340 grams watermelon juice, 6 grams Versawhip, 2.5 grams xanthan gum, whipped cream dispenser with nitrous oxide chargers, another 1/2 cup sugar, 1 cup heavy cream, 3 egg yolks, 1 quart pureed watermelon, 8 cups liquid nitrogen and 2 cups cubed watermelon. Make watermelon ice cream using liquid nitrogen.

How To: Make chocolate-filled marshmallow Easter eggs

In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate-filled marshmallow Easter eggs. First, place 1/3 c water in a saucepan along with 1 envelope of gelatin. Let this dissolve, then turn the heat on and add in 2/3 c of sugar. From here, take it off the heat, then you will add in a pinch of salt, 1/3 c corn syrup, and 1/2 tsp vanilla. Mix this with a mixer for 15 minutes, then the marshmallow are finished, you can shape them and coat them with colored sugar. You can also inject chocolate into them...

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 deliciously spooky dirt chocolate pudding for Halloween

Dirt pudding is one of the tastiest and easiest dessert concoctions, and for Halloween this year, spook-ify the avenger dirt pudding with layers of yummy worms, sticks and ghosts. This fun-to-assemble chocolate pudding layered with crushed sandwich cookies, pretzels and lots of creepy crawlies is easy and great for the kids. The finishing touches of white chocolate ghosts and gravestones plus a hefty helping of candy corn and pumpkins are things that make you go "Boo!"

How To: Bake lemon chiffon cake

Lemons, though tart, can be used in baking to make a sweet pastry or cake. Lemon chiffon cake is a popular dessert. This video gives you step-by-step cooking instructions and an easy recipe to make your own delicious lemon chiffon cake.

How To: Make a brownie screwball cake

In this video, we learn how to make a brownie screwball cake. First, add in flour to a mixing bowl, then add in powdered cocoa and a teaspoon of salt. Next, add in baking soda ( 2 tsp) and mix everything together. Now, pour into a cake pan and make three holes in the pan with your hand. Now, add in 2/3 c oil into one of the small holes you just made. Then, place 2 tbsp vinegar in the other hole and 2 tsp vanilla in the other hole. Now, pour in 2 c hot water to the pan and mix everything toget...

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 homemade strawberry and basil flavored ice cream

Ice cream doesn't have to stop at vanilla. There's a whole world of ice cream flavors out there, but one you wouldn't expect to try out is basil ice cream, but not just plain basil, basil with ice cream. Lynne Viera, ice cream enthusiast, creates a dessert inspired by the Strawberry-Basil Cocktail from Cuchi Cuchi in Cambridge, MA. Fresh, local strawberries are macerated with sugar, lime zest and basil leaves. Lynne blends half of the fruit with cream, leaving half of the berries chunky for a...

How To: Make a cheap wedding cake topper

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cheap wedding cake topper. You will need: Styrofoam, cling wrap, ribbon, and flowers. First, cover the Styrofoam with cling wrap. Next, clip an inch off the stem of your flower, and then press the flowers into the Styrofoam ball. Make sure the flowers are close enough together, to where you don't see the ball on the bottom at all. Once you do this, you can place it on top of the cake and decorate the rest of the cake. You can tie ribbons around the cak...

How To: Make a lemon cream squares with Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee from Every Day Homemade demonstrates making lemon cream squares. She starts with a whole stick of butter, softened to room temperature. Add a box of yellow cake mix to the butter, and also one egg. Mix the batter with a hand mixer. It will be very thick. Clean off the beaters with a spatula. Spray a baking dish with non stick spray. To save on cleaning time, the pan can also be lined with aluminum foil. Put the batter into the baking dish and spread it evenly. Then take two bricks ...

How To: Make chocolate truffles with peanut butter ganache

In this video, Cedric Begiun shows us how to make peanute butter truffle ganache. First, put cream and powdered sugar into a sauce pan and simmer it. Once it comes to a simmer you will pour peanut butter chips into it. Next, mix this together with a whisk or spatula. A whisk will cool the mixture down faster because it creates air bubbles. After a few minutes let it harden for a few minutes and you can place it inside of your chocolate truffles. Let this set in the fridge for several hours an...

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 sugar-free organic chocolate truffles

In this tutorial, we learn how to make guilt free chocolate truffles at home. Cocoa powder, coconut oil, Stevia, dates, coconut oil and apple sauce are used in this recipe. First, take your sugar free chocolate truffles you created and chill them in the fridge for a few hours, so they are hard. Once your truffles are made, you can now dip them into your choice of toppings. You can choose chopped nuts, coconut or any other topping that you enjoy. Once you're done dipping, you can place into tr...

How To: Line a round cake tin

This film from Woman's Weekly shows you how to line a round cake tin. First you take non stick baking parchment. Fold the paper to double thickness, then rest the tin on top and draw around it with a pencil. After that, then cut just inside the pencil line to compensate for the thickness of the tin. For the sides, you roll the tin on its edge, allowing some extra for overlap and a little extra height above the tin. Make a fold a couple of centimeters from the top and then make some cuts from ...

How To: Make mini pumpkin pies

In this video Jordan Reimer and Twisted Publications show the viewer how to make mini pumpkin pies. For the pastry base you will need a mini muffin pan, cutters and puff pastry, and for the filling you will need a can of pumpkin, half and half milk, eggs, vanilla, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, brown sugar, which is whisked together and ladled into the pastry base. Bake for 20 minutes at 370-375 degrees.

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 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 dessert crepes

Dessert crepes, a sweet French tradition, are delicate pancakes that can be enjoyed with many types of fillings after a meal – or even for breakfast. Watch this video to learn how to make dessert crepes.