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Or at least it really ought to be. Anyone can do it - I really believe that. My Approach To Cooking - Simplicity Too many recipes are complex, contorted and ingredient-intensive - so that they're nearly impossible to follow and are prone to failure. A brownie by any other name… Love brownies.

A brownie by any other name…

Love their shiny, flaky top that shatters into micro-thin shards that shower onto your fingers as you eat. Love their dark, gooey center. Their “chocolate nirvana” flavor. Sometimes can’t deal with the bake, wait to cool, cutting into squares messiness and fuss of brownies. Fresh Pear Cake - Healthy Recipe Finder. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnappy crust. Popsicles! Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.


There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. The post I did last summer on the cold guys was one of DC’s most viewed ever, so I thought you’d all be up for another round – was I right? German Chocolate Cake Recipe. German Chocolate Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) and place oven racks in the upper and lower third of the oven.

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Lightly butter and flour (or spray with a nonstick vegetable/flour spray), and line the bottoms of three - 8 x 2 inch deep (20 x 5 cm) round baking pans with parchment or wax paper. In a heatproof bowl, placed over a saucepan of simmering water, melt the chocolate. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a small bowl, combine the coffee (or water) and buttermilk. In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the butter until smooth and creamy. Add the coffee/buttermilk mixture and flour mixtures in three additions, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Divide the batter evenly among the three prepared pans and smooth the tops. Coconut Pecan Frosting: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Mug Brownie. The Family Kitchen.

I have been experimenting with different mug cakes every since I heard about them about a year ago.

The Family Kitchen

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries. Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries

Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match. Recipe. Moist Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Recipe. Classic White Cake Recipe : Basic Marzipan Recipe - How to Make Homemade Marzipan. Red Velvet Teacup Cakes Recipe - Eating The Screen. By Danielle Robbins This dish is inspired by the film Alice in Wonderland , directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and Mia Wasikowska. When thinking about the film Alice in Wonderland two things come to mind: Mad tea parties and the Queen of Hearts.

This dish is a whimsical take on the classic red velvet cake. It is a delicious dessert baked right into a teacup ready to eat and perfect for any tea party. Served with your favorite tea these cakes will be sure to dazzle any guest. Tools: Oven Teacups* Electric Mixer Sifter Measuring Cups Medium Mixing Bowl 2 Small Mixing Bowls Large Mixing Bowl Flat Baking Sheet Large Mixing Spoon Piping Bag or Flat Frosting Knife (Depending on how you’d like to frost the cakes) *Make sure your teacups can be baked in the oven. For Frosting: 16 oz. cream cheese (2 packages) softened 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups powdered sugar Pinch of salt. Sunday Sweets: An Ostentation of Peacock. I recently stumbled across a gaggle of peacock cakes... Feed your eyes.

Cake Balls. Classic Buttercream Frosting Recipe. When I used to bake and decorate wedding and birthday cakes, I would use different types of frosting depending on who was eating the cake. Most wedding cakes were frosted in egg based recipes such as Italian or French meringue but for children’s cakes or cupcakes I usually frost cakes in American buttercream frosting.

Made with powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, and milk, this is a basic, easy recipe for classic vanilla buttercream frosting. This frosting works great for spreading on cakes, cupcakes, and/or for decorating. Some frosting recipes will call for shortening. Although you could easily substitute some of the butter for shortening, your frosting will taste greasy. It’s important to note that when preparing a batch of frosting you adjust the consistency of the buttercream for what you plan on using it for. This recipe is very forgiving. If you’re looking for a classic vanilla buttercream recipe, look no further.