Looking for a cake that is impressive with amazing flavor, you need to check out this almond swiss cake. The tender sponge cake has a light texture and the mock swiss butter cream is much easier than making the traditional form. The traditional swiss butter cream is made with meringue folded into the buttercream. However with the mock version marshmallow creme is used in place of the meringue making it much simpler to prepare and the results are similar with a soft pillow like frosting
If you are looking for a soft and chewy cookie around the holiday season, you gotta check these peppermint M&M cookies out. The cookies come out with a crispy chewy outer sides and the center is pure chocolate and chewy goodness with a touch of peppermint for the holidays. The cookies can be made within minutes, perfect for the craziness of the holiday season or any time of the year.
During the holiday season, my family tries to make a different type of cookie to keep the holidays more special and not have the same cookies every year. In these Czech almond crescent cookies, they have a rich buttery and almond flavor that melts in your mouth. They are found all over the eastern european countries and are a very popular christmas time cookie. Traditionally they are not made with an egg, however adding the egg will help make the dough more manageable during the rolling stage and the texture comes out close to the same. It is a perfect addition to the holiday cookie platter for sure.
During the holiday season, cookies are everywhere and sometimes you feel like you get into a routine making the same old cookies. With these zebra shortbread cookies, you get the full rich and buttery flavor from the cookies. Plus having the control of the layers between the plain and chocolate layers of this cookie, it seems like every single cookie has a unique design that is different per cookie. You can roll the cookies and different color sanding sugar to make the cookies even more unique. The dough can be made up to three days in advance wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and baked to your need.
As the holidays are right around the corner. It is time to find a few simple desserts that are easy and quick, but can serve your whole family. These pumpkin pecan pie bars have all of the flavors of pumpkin and pecan pie combine in these delicious dessert bars. They are baked on top of a buttery chocolate shortbread crust. They are definitely a crowd pleaser.
The ranger cookie history goes back to the 1930’s Texas rangers. The cookies are very similar to the cowboy cookie, which I grew up on all my life. These cookies were a typical dessert for the Texas ranger’s dinner since they were handheld and packed with energy packed ingredients that were perfect for the Texas rangers to keep them going.
Today they make the perfect snack for keeping you going on a hike in the wonderful fall weather or a snack for your mid afternoon energy boost. The cookies come out moist and packed with sweet and delicious flavors. The nuts or chocolate chips can be replaced with raisins for a healthier option.
The pumpkin pie is a fall classic custard pie that is found almost everywhere. In this walnut crumble pumpkin pie, the classic pie gets a new twist with a crunchy walnut streusel topping and walnut-graham cracker crust. The addition with the walnut, it gives the pie another level of flavor to the pumpkin that makes it amazing. The pumpkin filling is silky smooth and delicious while the walnut crumble topping gives it a great sweet crunch.
The classic pound cake is one of those things ever baker wants to master. the structure of the cake makes it a great foundation to a ton of different varieties once you get a hang of it. Trust me, its not hard to master at all. In this brown sugar and chocolate chip pound cake, the cake is speckled with chocolate chips and topped with a sweet and bitter espresso glaze that goes amazing together. The cake comes out moist, dense, tall and of course delicious.
For birthdays , I enjoy making people some of their favorite desserts or meals. I feel like its a more personal gift that they really enjoy. With my moms birthday this week I decide to make one of her favorite deserts a pecan pie. This time I decided to make this bourbon pecan tart to make it something different. The sweetness of the filling and the smokiness of the bourbon really bring out the flavor of the pecans. I mean who doesn't like a little bit of booze in there dessert!! The tart can be made booze free with the substitution of apple juice for the bourbon.
I know the sound of potato chips in cookies does sound a bit odd, but they are a classic old fashion cookie that pack a great balance of flavor with every bite. The preparation is very easy and only a few ingredients that are even easier to find. Potato chip cookies have a great sweet and salty flavor that will please everybody. The cookies are full of butter flavor and crunch from the walnut and potato chip pieces.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!