Chocolate, marshmallow and coconut make an amazing flavor combination similar to a Sees chocolate cocoanut candy, Almond Joy bar, or a Hostess Snowball. This marshmallow cake filling and frosting is made from scratch and is the spotlight of a chocolate co...
Boston Cream Pie is an iconic dessert. It’s not really a pie, but a delicious layered cream cake. This version adapts the classic Boston Cream Pie and makes it into a caramel version - just as delightful as the classic.
Just a suggestion to make the c...
French buttered cream (crème au beurre) is a close cousin of a pastry cream or crème patissiere. Both uses egg yolks and sugar to make the thick pudding base, but pastry cream is made with milk while French buttered cream is made with butter instead on ...
Chocolate and pizza are two of most people’s favorite foods, so why not combine them into one. This chocolate pizza recipe is different than most because it doesn’t use a traditional pizza dough. Instead, it uses a light and fluffy Danish pastry dough...
Homemade sweetened condensed milk from scratch is less sweet and not chalky as store bought, but just as thick. It’s very simple to make, although it is a little time consuming.
Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipe:
4 cups whole milk
3/4 cup heavy cream
Fresh Mango Meringue Buttercream Frosting Recipe:
1 mango, cut, pureed and strained
1 1/4 cup sugar
5 egg whites
1 cup unsalted butter, softened and cut into cubes (about 1 tablespoon size)
1/2 teaspoon pure mango extract (optional)
Makes enough to fros...
White chocolate just adds a little something extra to a cream cheese frosting. Plus, the additional of whipped cream lights up the classic cream cheese frosting. This fluffy cream cheese frosting is perfect for Spring desserts, such as a Spring carrot cak...
This frosting is made in the French buttercream style because of the egg yolks. It is very light and creamy. Plus, the coffee and walnut flavoring adds a subtle taste to this unique frosting.
Makes enough for a 2 layer 8-inch cake
1 cup finely ground wa...
Orange and lemon cream tart is a creamy and smooth citrus flavored delight. The tart filling is sweet, but not sour and biting. The topping is a unique combination of cream and yogurt, which gives it a unique sweet flavor. The cream topping can be made wi...
White chocolate ganache frostings are an easy way to make white chocolate frostings. It only takes a few steps. It usually starts with making a ganache. My favorite white chocolate for baking is made by Callebaut, Valrhona, and Cacao Barry, which are har...
When it comes to ganache, there are there basic consistencies: thin, medium, and firm. A thin ganache is used to drizzle down the sides of a cake. It will drip down and stop as it hardens. A thin ganache is used over a cake that is already frosted with an...
This cake is a cross between the French Rick Yellow cake by Julia Child and a Persian Love cake. I liked the texture and flavor of the yellow cake, but I liked the additional flavor brought by the Persian cake. Lemon, rose water, cardamon, and pistachio a...
This butter rum pie has one of the creamiest pie filling and best of all, it’s a quick and easy pie filling. When the pie bakes, a sweet crunchy crust forms on top the pie. While this pie contains rum, it only uses a very small amount. The rum can be op...
This Spumoni cake has the traditional flavors of chocolate, pistachio, and cherries. These ingredients give the cake spectacular colors that not only look good, but taste wonderful together. It's a festive cake that is perfect for any holiday or celebrati...
These mini desserts are perfect for the holiday season.
Cherry Almond Cake Recipe:
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
1 can (12.5 ounces) almond cake filling ( I used Solo brand )
4 large eggs
2 cups pastry or cake flour
This breakfast crumble cake is easy and delicious. It’s both a coffee cake and a fruit pie.
Pear or Apple Filling Recipe:
6 pears or apples, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Place all the ingredients in a pot. Cover and cook over m...
This frosting is enough to cover a 2 layer 9-inch cake.
Molasses Buttercream Frosting Recipe (Meringue Style):
5 egg whites
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3 T. molasses
2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Place egg whites, sugar and 2 tablespoon...
This is a delicious fresh apple cake recipe with a light and fluffy cream cheese frosting. Each cake layer is loaded with fresh, shredded apples and each layer is covered with a caramel glaze.
The cake is easily decorated with cinnamon marshmallows, freez...
Japanese Cotton Cake has the texture of a cross between a sponge cake and a cheesecake. It's very light and fluffy. Likewise, old fashioned Japanese frosting is somewhere in between a Swiss meringue buttercream and a quick American buttercream. Together, ...
Orange Cream Pudding Recipe:
3 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup sugar
Zest of one orange
1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 large orange)
3 egg yolks
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon orange extract or orange oil
1/4 cup butter
1 cup sour cream
This walnut cake is sure to please foodies. It has a soft walnut cake that is covered with a walnut frosting. Finally, it is garnished with Russian walnut cookies that are also filled with a Dulce de Leche filling.
Walnut Cake Recipe:
Enough batter to...
Candied fresh pumpkin pie is not just another pumpkin pie. When a fresh pumpkin is used and the puree is homemade, the pumpkin pie has a much creamy texture than when using store bought pumpkin puree. You can actually taste the pumpkin because it is light...
A white chocolate Ermine frosting a variation of a boiled milk frosting. The white chocolate frosting is less sweet than most and has a silky smooth texture. Because it’s white chocolate flavored, it can be paired with any type of cake flavor.
S’mores dessert are a fixture in summer days and childhood, but you can enjoy them anytime of the year with this version of smores brownies. The white brownie is a marshmallow cakelike batter that is made with marshmallow crème. Then the brownie batter...
Whipped cream frosting is the lightest and pillowy of all the frostings. It is also is one of the top favorite frostings. It is an amazingly versatile. It can be used to frost a cake, or complement a pie, or even blended into a dessert such as a tart fil...
Chocolate Tart Shell Recipe:
1 large egg
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
Whisk together the flour and baking soda, and set...
A deep butterscotch pie is a rich, sweet, and smooth with a slight hint of a molasses flavor. Complementing the creamy filling is a buttery crust, either a classic flaky butter pie crust or a sweet tart crust works best. Finally, the pie is topped off wit...
A classic banana split is made with vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream that are lined up in a row between a split banana. Pineapple topping covers the strawberry ice cream, chocolate syrup tops the vanilla ice cream, and strawberry topping goes o...
Almond and powder sugar are the basic ingredients in marzipan. Add butter and more powder sugar, and you’ll get a wonderful delicious almond buttercream frosting. Because it actually has almonds in it, this is a unique almond frosting. Now, this frostin...
There’s nothing like fresh blackberries to make one of the tastiest cake fillings. This blackberry cake filling is sweet, smooth, and delicious. It’s made seedless and curd style with egg yolks. Since the blackberry filling needs to be a bit thicker f...
Candied carrots that are thinly sliced and twisted into curls make a perfect carrot decorations. Piled in heaps, these carrot curls are marvelous carrot cake topping. If you are wondering how to decorate a carrot cake in a special way, these sugared carro...
Tea and cake are wonderful together. This is a moist and tea flavored cake recipe that combines these two into one. It can be made as a green tea cake, an earl grey cake, or any other black tea version. The stronger the tea, the more tasty and flavorful t...
Ermine frosting is the most popular boiled frosting. It is a very light and pillowy cooked frosting and it’s the boiled milk that fluffs up the buttercream. This chocolate frosting is made from granulated white sugar, not confectioners’ sugar. This is...
This old fashion chocolate frosting recipe is not the light and fluffy frostings of today. It’s one of many types of boiled milk frostings. As is obvious from its name, it is a cooked frosting. It’s more of a thick, smooth and creamy covering for th...
This pineapple Bavarian cream filling couples the fluffy, light Bavarian cream with the tropical flavor of pineapple. This pineapple filling is unique in its pineapple and cream flavor. When used as a cake filling, it takes a pineapple coconut cake to a w...
Coffee caramel flavors mingled together, like a caramel macchiato, is a favorite combination. It’s creamy, smooth, and light. This coffee mousse cake is a light and fluffy cake. There is twice as much coffee mousse as caramel mouse, which delivers the ...
When this apricot filling for a cake is combined into a complete cake, it makes a delicious apricot cake and perfect summer dessert. In this video, the apricot cake filling is paired with a sweet vanilla cake and a small amount of vanilla buttercream is a...
Blue velvet cake combined with a blueberry cake is similar to a red beet, red velvet cake. Here, it’s the blueberries that give the cake its blueness. Of course, more food coloring can be added to make it a deeper blue color. To top it off, this blueber...