Hot Dessert Recipes How-Tos

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: 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 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: Make pumpkin pie layer cheesecake with Kandee Johnson

To make a pumpkin pie layer cheesecake, first blend together two packages of cream cheese with 1/2 cup of sugar and a 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. After that, add two eggs, one at a time and beat until smooth and creamy. Pour half of the cheesecake mixture into a graham cracker crust. In a different bowl, add 1 cup of canned pumpkin puree, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of nutmeg. Stir until combined. Pour over the cheesecake layer and bake 35-40 minutes at 325 degrees. Top with homemade w...

How To: Melt chocolate in the microwave

In this tutorial, we learn how to melt chocolate in the microwave. When melting chocolate in the microwave the key is to not microwave it for a long time to melt it all at once, or it will end up burning. To do this properly, you will first need to cut up the chocolate and then place it into the microwave for 10 seconds. After this, take a spatula and mix it all together. Then, put it back in for another 10 seconds and then stir it again. Continue to do this process until all the chocolate is...

How To: Make a Lebanese knafeh na'ama dessert

When it comes to making food for special occasions, traditional American foods like bbq pork, hot dogs, and apple pies get old fast. While they're super tasty, it's refreshing to switch up your foodstuff line up every now and then. For a dessert that's delicious and very pretty, check out this lovely Lebanese knafeh na'ama dessert, a pie-like concoction made with very fine dough. Check out the video for the recipe!

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 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 dirt cake

Dirt cake starts by making a large package of chocolate pudding according to the recipe on the box. Then when the pudding is cool mix in a tub of cool whip. For the crust, freeze Oreo, or other chocolate sandwich cookies overnight, then use a food processor or blender to crush them. They can also be crushed using a hammer and large plastic bag. Put a layer of cookie crumbs on the bottom of the pan, and put some gummy worms on top of the crust. Pour the pudding and cream mix over the crust and...

How To: Make boorma

This video demonstrates how to make a traditional Armenian dessert called boorma, which is similar to baklava. The ingredients are phyllo dough, chopped walnuts, sugar, cinnamon, and butter. Lay out the dough and butter it, then sprinkle the nuts over the dough. Roll the dough around a thin wooden dowel, and remove the dowel. Place the roll on a buttered tray. Make a syrup with boiled sugar and water with a little lemon juice, then allow it to cool. Bake the boorma and allow them to cool. Cut...

How To: Make royal icing

This is a video recipe for royal icing. To keep your gingerbread house from collapsing, plain old icing won't do – you need royal icing! It's also great for decorating cakes and cookies. Learn how to make royal icing with this guide from Howcast.

How To: Make bananas foster French toast with Paula Deen

Paula shares her decadent recipe for bananas foster French toast. Try Paula's Home Cooking recipe for rich banana French toast. Everyone will love this fruity twist on the classic French toast 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 comfortin...

How To: Prevent cakes from sticking to the baking tin

In this video, we learn tips on how to prevent cakes from sticking to a baking tin. The best way to do this is to butter up a piece of bread and rub it onto the entire baking tin. Make sure you get both the sides and the bottom of it. If you want to be healthy, use margarine instead of butter so you won't get the extra calories. This is a great way to grease your baking tin and won't lead to cakes that stick on them and won't come off. This avoids messes and makes for terrific cakes that are ...

How To: Bake green chili pepper cookies

Cookies… when you think of them, you think of sugar, nuts… chocolate, but the one thing you never imagine is peppers. But once you try these green chile pepper cookies, you'll never go back to the average Toll House variety. Maria Collins bakes a batch of sweet, tangy and crunchy cookies made with corneal, whole wheat and oat flour. Roasted Anaheim and serrano green chiles add just the right touch of heat while fresh lime juice in the cookie dough and finishing glaze makes this a citrus lover...

How To: Bake an easy date and walnut cake

Titli Nihaan shows us how to make Date and Walnut Cake. The ingredients are 200 g. of pitted dates cut in half, 100 g crushed walnuts, 100 g of brown sugar, 100 g of white flour, 100 g butter, 1 tsp. baking power, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. nutmet, 2 tsp. honey and 2 eggs.

How To: Turn leftover bread into bread pudding

To make this recipe you will need leftover bread, milk (evaporated is best, but regular will do), sugar, baking powder and egg. In a bowl, mix together the eggs and the milk. Add sugar, and mix again. Add baking powder, mix again. Now you will put in the bread and mash it all in. Then bake for 25 min or steam in your steamer. It is done when fork poked into center of pudding comes out clean. You can add an optional topping when it is finished cooking. In this video, the person spreads some me...

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...