These ginger cookies are known for their rich, strong flavor resulting from the combination of spices like cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom. If you are one of those people who prefers their cookies...well, uncooked...feel free to skip the last few steps. The dough might just be as good as its baked form.
Ingredients 3-5 browned bananas
Raw Truffles - Chocolate Truffles & Crispy Peanut Butter Truffles
You will need: 1/2 gallon milk
Make Ghanaian Nut Brittle with the Hairy Bikers In this video diary, the Hairy Bikers - David Myers & Simon King - will recreate one of Ghana’s little known secrets: Peanut Brittle.
Mold making is pretty thrilling—the ability to replicate objects right down to every little crack and crevice seems like something only a machine would be able to do. But in many cases creating a replica from a mold is surprisingly simple. Found on Tasteologie, La Receta de la Felicidad presents a fun alternative to the classic Jello jiggler. For a Dada-esque dessert, try using a banana peel as your mold. As you can see below, it works quite well at capturing the natural texture of the banana.
Things you'll need parchment paper
Ingredients 2 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
When images of a rumored Ikea cookbook surfaced through the blogger grapevine, foodie and graphic design fetishists alike grew ecstatic. The leaked images from the 140 page coffee-table baking book presented pristinely assembled, OCD patterns of ingredients and the resulting desserts for 30 classic Swedish baking recipes. Forsman & Bodenfors, the Swedish agency behind the project took a different approach to the typical organization of the standard baking cookbook.
The perfect gift for the baker in your life! Get a Mason jar, and then layer the jar with all the different dry ingredients you use to bake up a delicious rice pudding. Decorate with ribbon, fabric, and then tie the recipe around the neck of the jar! Put together a rice pudding kit as a homemade gift.
It's both a dessert and a centerpiece! For this recipe, you will need: 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 6 egg yolks, 6 eggw hites, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3 cups cake flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 3/4 teaspoon baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1 cup sour cream, 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, 4-5 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and food coloring. Make a holiday tree out of delicious frosted cupcakes.
It's impossible to not fall in love with these sticky buns! You will need: 2 1/2 cups high gluten flour, 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour, 1 1/2 package active dry yeast, 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, 1/2 cup cold water, 6 eggs, 11 ounces unsalted butter, 1 1/2 sticks of mor ebutter, 1 3/4 cups light brown sugar, 1/3 cup honey, 1/3 cup heavy cream, 1/3 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1 cup toasted pecan halves. Bake a batch of t...
Perfect for breakfast! This video shows you everything you need to be able to maek these delicious mini blueberry cakes (or muffins). Make sure that you get fresh, in season blueberries for the best results, and check often during baking.
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.
This only looks difficult - it's actually not too hard. And the end result is so worth it! For this recipe, you will need: 1 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup egg whites, 1 cup ground almonds, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 5 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup of lemon juice and zest, 4 ounces butter, 3 eggs, 1 egg yolk, 1 1/3 cups heavy cream, 3/4 cup almond flour, 1/2 teaspoon bitter almond extract and 1 tablespoon of your favorite liqueur. Make a layered lemon and almond semifreddo cake.
This pudding won't make you sad, it's a recipe developed during the Great Depression. For this recipe, you will need: 2 eggs, 1 1/2 sticks of butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 2 1/4 cups flour, 2 cups heavy cream and 2 cups pure maple syrup. Make a traditional Pudding Chomeur, or Depression Pudding.
The perfect dessert for a Japanese dinner! For this recipe, you will need: 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, 1/2 cup corn syrup, 4 cups sugar, 15 cups shredded coconut, 2 pounds chocolate and 1 more quart heavy cream for the ganache. Make a coconut chocolate dessert sushi roll.
You will need an ice cream maker for this recipe, but the recipe is very simple. All you will need is: 6 egg yolks, 1 cup of sugar, 4 cups of half and half and 16 ounces of 70% dark chocolate. Make dark chocolate ice cream with your home ice cream maker.
This is a great recipe to start with if you've never made ice cream at home before. To make about a quart of ice cream, you will need an ice cream maker and: 2 cups light cream, 4 eggs, 12 ounces coarsely chopped white chocolate, 1 1/2 cups sugar and 2 cups heavy cream. Make your own white chocolate ice cream at home.
Perfect to make with small children, since you don't need an oven or stove! This recipe calls for: 1 1/2 sticks of butter, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon water, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa, 2 cups quick oats and confectioners sugar. Make no-bake chocolate Eskimo cookies.
Making fudge is actually not that difficult! This recipe only calls for two ingredients: 12 ounces of chocolate chips and 14 ounces of condensed milk. Mix your ingredients together, pour into a pan lined with parchment paper and let it chill overnight. That's all! Make delicious, ooey gooey fudge bars.
An elegant take on the traditional ganache. For this recipe, you will need: 1 quart heavy cream, 2 ounces loose black tea (Earl Grey workes best), 1/2 ounce rose water, 8 ounces sugar, 2 1/2 pounds of chocolate and 8 ounces softened butter. Make a black tea and bergamot infused ganache.
These little morsels are so moist and delicious, no one will know they're also gluten free! For this recipe, you will need: 1/2 cup cocoa, 1 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup brown rice flour, 3/4 cup buckwheat flour, 1/4 cup tapioca flour, 1/2 cup teff flour, 2 cups sugar or rapadura, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon guar gum, 2 eggs, 1 cup buttermilk, 3/4 cup vegetable oil and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Make delicious gluten free chocolate cupcakes.
You can cut these out in fancy shapes, or just leave them as simple round cookies. This recipe calls for: 3 sticks unsalted butter, 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, 3 large egg yolks, 2 tablespoons vanilla and 3 3/4 cups all purpose flour. Make a basic sugar cookie.
Quite possibly the best brownie ever! For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound butter, 8 large eggs, 24 ounces semisweet chocolate, 2 1/4 cups sugar, 1 1/3 cups flour, 2 1/4 tablespoons vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, 5 cups confectioner's sugar, 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, 3 tablespoons peppermint extract, 24 ounces bittersweet chocolate and 3 ounces white chocolate. Bake mint chocolate fudge brownies.
A elegant dessert from the American South! For this recipe, you will need: 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup vegetable shortening, 3 tablespoons cold water, 2 egg yolks, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes, 2 eggs, 1 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup raisns and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bake a delicious Southern style sweet potato pie.
To make this delicious and decadent dessert, you will need: 3 cups flour, 1 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 1/4 cups melted butter, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 2 1/3 cups warm water, 1 pound confectioner's sugar, 1 stick of butter, 2 teaspoons instant coffee and 1/4 cup of coffee. Make the ultimate rich and gooey chocolate cake.
This video shows you both the bake and no bake recipes. For the baked s'mores, you will need: whole wheat graham crackers, dark chocolate broken into pieces, mini marshmallows and sliced ripe banana. For the no-bake recipe, you will need: whole wheat graham crackers, Nutella, marshmallow fluff and sliced banana. Make delicious banana s'mores with marshmallows and chocolate.
Sure to be a great crowd pleaser! For this cake, you will need: 1 3/4 cups flour, 2 1/4 baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 1/2 sticks butter, 1 3/4 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons vanilla, 2 large eggs, 3/4 cup buttermilk and 4 cups of peeled, sliced peaches. Make a moist and fruity peach pudding cake.
Start with a basic pound cake recipe, and then add some delicious lemon flavor on top. For this recipe, you will need: zest of 2 lemons, 1 cup cake flour, 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon iodized salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 1/2 sticks salted butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons canola oil, 8 eggs, 3 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons buttermilk and 1 cup sour cream. Make a light and moist lemon pound cake.
This is a delicious, moist cake sure to be a hit. For this cake, you will need: yellow cake (use a mix or make your own), 12 ounces evaporated milk, 12 ounces condensed milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 pint whipping cream, 1 tablespoon sugar and some cinnamon. Make a delicious Latin American tres leches cake.
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.
This is a low ingredient recipe - all you need is about 2 pounds of high quality chocolate and 6-8 cups of sliced and toasted almonds. The trick about making this dessert, though, is all in the technique and getting the almonds into the chocolate. Make a delicious chocolate bark with toasted almonds.
A fruity, rich dessert! This recipe calls for: 1 can coconut milk, 27 ounces water, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 7 ounces large tapioca balls, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 7 ounces mlik, 1/2 vanilla bean, 3 ounces melted butter, 3/4 cup sugar, 4 ounces rice flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 eggs, 1 tablespoon apple brandy and a handful of blueberries. Bake a delicious blueberry mochi cake with coconut tapioca.
This is a delicious dessert, good for any season. To make this, you will need: zest and juice from 3 lemons, 2 egg yolks, 5 egg whites, 4 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, butter and sugar, whipped cream, mint leaves and fresh fruit to garnish. Make a delicious steamed lemon pudding.
A great holiday treat! For the cookies, you will need: 2 cups all purpose flour, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 cup hot water, 1 cup molasses, 1/2 cup melted butter and 1 egg. Bake delicious gingerbread men cookies.
Delicious jelly donuts, made at home! For this recipe, you will need: 4 1/2 cups white flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 envelope of dry active yeast, 1 cup milk (room temperature), 2 tablespoons of sugar, 2 large eggs, 1 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1/2 cup of your favorite jelly and vegetable oil for frying. Make home made jelly donuts at home.
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.
A delicious dessert for your Valentine's Day dinner! For this recipe, you will need: 3 sticks of butter, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 large egg, 3 1/2 cups flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 cup thick raspberry preserved, confectioner's sugar (powdered sugar), parchment paper, a stand mixer, a sheet pan, plastic wrap, a round cookie cutter and a heart shaped cookie cutter. Make raspberry filled, nut free Linzer cookies.
We believe that any time is a good time for chocolate lava cake, but Valentine's Day may just be the one time of year when the chocolate dessert is necessary for survival (from a foodie standpoint, of course). After all, what would Valentine's Day be without boxes of chocolates and chocolate desserts that make us regret wearing that corseted cocktail dress to dinner?