The State fair up here in Minnesota is a serious deal around here. You can get 100's of different dishes and everything under the sun deep fried for your enjoyment. Unfortunately this year we will have to be missing is due to the status of the world and other things. This state-fair funnel cake is a simple little dish that is fun for both and kids to make. The batter is only a few ingredients, almost all are staples in everyone's kitchen and they fry up within minutes. My daughter loves watching them fry and puff up into a fun web design then drenching them in powder sugar and other sweet tasty toppings.
In the summer, the one fruit that comes to mind is a ripe peach. The sweetness is the best part of the summer. In these peach white chocolate cookies, the sweetness comes out and makes these soft and chewy cookies a summer staple. The cookies take no time at all to prepare and bake within 15 minutes. The cookies also make a fantastic ice cream sandwich with vanilla ice cream pressed between two of these cookies.
This Simple No Cook Strawberry Ice Cream couldn’t be any easier to make. Absolutely no cooking is needed. Typically when you make homemade ice cream, typically you make a custard-base for the ice cream that calls for eggs and cream. In this recipe, there are no eggs in this ice cream base, so no cooking is needed. The ice cream base is simply mixed together and then processed in an ice cream maker. The ice cream recipe turns out a creamy ice cream that is sweet and delicious. The strawberry flavor shines through perfect for a hot summer day.
There is one thing in Minnesota that every get together has, it is a classic bar. A classic shortbread cookie crust topped with typically a soft and chewy batter baked firm. It's a classic desert that every one loves and these chocolate almond bars do not disappoint. The classic shortbread crust is topped with a fudgey chocolate batter that is set perfectly on top with almonds throughout. They are full of rich goodness that everyone will love.
As life is getting more and more back to normal and being a lot more busy, it seems like I am always looking for a snack that will get me going and not packed with sugar and salt. In these chocolate peanut protein bars, they are packed with protein to give you a boost of energy and a bit of sugar to fix the cravings. Plus these protein bars are super soft and chewy and require not much more than a couple bowls and a spoon to mix everything together. Once you make your own, you will never go back to the store bought ones.
As the weather is getting warmer it is time to find some easy desserts that keep us nice and cool. Semifreddo is a perfect dessert to accommodate that. A semifreddo and ice cream are both made with a custard, however semifreddo is not churned so it only freezes to a semi hard state. The texture is close to what you would find in a soft serve ice cream. This lemon semifreddo is packed with lemon flavor and topped with macerated berries making it a great summer treat. A semifreddo is perfect and quick dessert that doesn't require any ice cream making equipment to get a similar texture and flavor, making it perfect for anyone.
As Easter is this weekend, its only fitting to have a Easter spring time dessert. The classic carrot cake has always been a spring time cake that is filled with a rich brown sugar and spiced cake filled with chopped walnuts and shredded carrots throughout. All topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting.
In these carrot cake swirl bars, it has the classic flavors of a carrot cake, but with a orange infused cheese cake batter swirled throughout the bars. The cheesecake batter gives the flavors of the cream cheese frosting within every bite. They are a perfect addition to any Easter brunch or afternoon snack this spring.
If you are a fan of the peanut butter cookies, you will love these sweet and fun sweet pretzels. They are packed with peanuts in and out. Unlike peanut butter cookies, there is no peanut butter in these. These peanut pretzel cookies are make by mixing sugar and peanuts in a food processor to create a sweet peanut/sugar mixture. They are a fun dessert that kids love to make and eat.
Looking for an amazing cake to make for your love ones this valentines day. This is the one that will make them fall in love with you all over again. This cake is packed with amazing chocolate flavors and filled with a peanut and rice cereal meringue filling. All topped with a peanut butter infused ganache that brings it over the top. The cake does take some time to create, however it is worth it at the end.
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
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!!