Nutella in Rice Krispie Treats
Ah, Nutella, how many new ways will we think to use you? Hopefully many! While playing with the concept of adding peanut butter to classic Rice Krispie treats (see the Tips in our Cappuccino Crispy Treats recipe), it occurred to us to try Nutella. Many…..
Fabulous Do-Ahead Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake When my very good friend Pam Rys was turning 50, I asked her husband what flavors she ...
Matcha For Baking This Matcha Cake with Raspberries was one of those ideas that came to my mind fully formed as a visual ...
Toffee, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chunks = Heaven These cookies, as seen above, were baked using the convection feature of the Test Kitchen ...
A Breakfast and Snack Classic - Marble Pound Cake The visual impact of a Marble Pound Cake is further fortified by the fabulous taste – a ...
Gluten-Free Baking at Its Best The moment I saw this cake, it drew me in – and for several reasons. First of all, ...
Classic German Chocolate Cake While researching my Birthday Cake Book, I spoke with several people who said no birthday would be complete without this cake. ...
Nutella in Rice Krispie Treats
Turn Simple Cakes into Edible Works of Art
Amy Eilert has written a book called Cupcake Envy, which will appeal to those who like to get crafty in the kitchen with their baked goods. In fact, as you take a look at these images it is hard to tell where the…..
A Classic Yeast Based Coffee Cake
If I see almond paste included in a recipe I simply have to try it. It’s a funny thing too, because as a child anything that resembled marzipan was just plain weird to me. Now I cannot get enough of the fragrant almond flavor…..
A Classic Yeast-Risen Coffee Cake
Figs are underrated. Fresh or dried they bring a chewy, richness to baked goods and desserts. This yeast-based bread from Kim Laidlaw’s Home Baked Comfort uses dried figs. And while it seems contradictory, you want to buy moist and plump dried figs. They should yield…..
Homemade “Pop Tarts”
I admit it. I went through a serious Pop Tart phase. I was a child of the 60’s and 70s and when they came out with the ones with frosting it was like an event! My breakfast got better overnight. My Mom never had potato chips or…..
Celebrate Women’s History Month
March is National Women’s History Month and it is a perfect time to celebrate all the amazing recipes and baked goods that women have handed down and preserved through the centuries. In A Fine Dessert, author Emily Jenkins takes us through four centuries following four different families and…..
Espresso and Irish Whiskey in a Creamy Cheesecake
Cheesecake is a perennial favorite – and why not? A little bit of crispy crust and a creamy center make for a delectable classic. This spin on cheesecake is just in time for St Patrick’s Day with Irish coffee flavors. All the…..
Your New Go-To Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread
I must admit that I make Irish soda bread once a year and yes, it is for a St. Patrick’s Day party. And every year I asked myself, why? Why not more often? It is easy, hearty and works so well alongside soups,…..
Understanding Convection Heat
When I bake, 99% of the time I am working on a recipe for Bakepedia or another media outlet and since most of us do not use convection to bake, I rarely take that route. But many of us have a convection feature in our oven or…..
Guinness, Bailey’s and Irish Whiskey in a Chocolate Cupcake
Our blogger friend Erin from fatgirlinskinnyjeans is at it again with a timely, Guinness and Bailey’s laden cupcake. And there is Whiskey in there too. Need we point out that these are for adults only. Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day……