Rainbow ice cream cone cake bites....! ....so to occupy some time during hurricane irene this past weekend, made these goodies!...... Which were made with some left over frozen cupcakes....and didn't really feel like making a new batch of buttercream just for these....so instead of cake bites made with crumbled cake and frosting...they are made with marshmallow fluff...!.... And you may be thinking..... "where's the rainbow"....? ...inside of course....!... So really these are faux mini ice cream cones made with multi colored cupcakes, fluff, and vanilla candy melts..... ...i only used one cupcake for each color (because that's what i had in the freezer!).... ...then roll each color into a "ball" and freeze for about 1/2 hour or so.... ...then slice each into 6 pieces..... ...then mix and match the slices to get rainbow "balls"..... ...then dip in the vanilla candy melt and add some cool sprinkles and a mini red m&m on top....and you get some really cute mini rainbow ice cream cone cake n' fluff bites....
Sopapilla Cheesecake Dessert Recipe. Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies. Video how-to: Pinata Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar1 cup powdered sugar1 cup butter1 cup vegetable oil2 eggs1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract1 teaspoon baking soda5 cups flour1 tablespoon vanillaMini M&M candies1/2 cup powdered sugar (frosting)2 teaspoons milk (frosting) Directions to make piñata sugar cookies: Cream sugars with butter.
Split dough into five, even-sized balls and one smaller ball (this will be the black one). Use a container the same approximate width of your donkey/burro piñata cookie cutter, and line it with plastic food wrap. Cover the layered dough and freeze for four hours or overnight. Remove the dough from the container and unwrap from the plastic. Immediately after you take them out of the oven, use your burro piñata cookie cutter to cut the cookie shapes. Create the hidden pocket For the middle cookies in each set, cut off the ears and legs, and cut out the center where the M&Ms will go. Assembling the piñata cookies. Hot Chocolate on a Stick. When I ran across this recipe in the delightful "Giver's Log", I knew immediately that I would be making this.
If ever there were a day to try it, it is definitely today. I woke up to a Winter Wonderland, and I can't suppress the squeak of excitement every time I peer out the window. It's perfect hot chocolate weather. You'll need a good quality chocolate with a high fat content. I've found that fondue chocolate (label must say REAL CHOCOLATE) is ideal for this endeavor. Chocolate + kids = hyperactivityChocolate + kids + espresso powder = child screaming like an injured monkeyOr so I would suspect. I love these charming biodegradable birch wood spoons. I fancied these up a bit more with a sheet of chocolate transfer from Fancy Flours. Place them melty side down on the chocolate transfer sheet. And there you have it - raspberry hot chocolate on a stick. And now, some fun in the snow with my little clown... If I can catch him! How to make homemade soda.
Homemade Fizzy Fun Last week I brought home some pomegranate molasses for a recipe.
After using it for its intended purpose, I took a little taste of the molasses - and it delivered a very intense flavor sensation. On a whim, I put some ice in a tall glass, poured in a tablespoon or so of the pomegranate molasses, then poured some cold seltzer over it. Instant homemade soda! Not only was it a beautiful color, it was delicious - and healthier than regular pop. How to make homemade soda There are a couple of ways to make soda. One of the great things about making soda in this way is that you can control the intensity of the flavor and the relative sweetness of the resulting beverage. Making syrup for soda is pretty much making a simple syrup (sugar and water) and adding flavoring. Basic Soda Syrup Makes about 1/2 cup Ingredients 1/2 to 3/4 cup water1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup fresh fruit juice or concentrated fruit juice (the more concentrated the juice, the more intense the final flavor)
Rainbow ice cream cone cake bites....!