You just baked a yummy cake, but who can eat it all? If you're lucky, you don't have a gang of family members gobbling up your leftovers—it's just you and one delicious slice a day for the rest of the week. But you don't want your cake getting stale on you. The secret is all in the way you slice it—and a spare apple doesn't hurt, either.
A dead British science nerd figured out the best way to cut a cake to preserve maximum freshness, and it's pure genius (well, sorta). His name? Sir Francis Galton, a polymath infamously known as the founder of eugenics, and apparently owner of a very big sweet tooth.
In this episode of Ask Nancy, you will learn how to safely decorate your cake with real flowers. Make sure you know which buds are poisonous before you add them to your dessert so that you don't make anyone at your party sick.
Salmon cakes are a true New England treat. This tutorial shows you how to make your own quite easily. The video uses onion powder and garlic powder, but you can mince your own instead. Don't forget the lemon to garnish!
Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a beautiful World of Swirls Cake.
You've probably heard of pineapple upside-down cakes before and may have even made some. But what about pineapple upside-down cupcakes? These little tasty zingers are easy to make and will be a hit at your next get together!
What could be more perfect for a summertime barbecue than an All-American flag cake? This sponge cake is easy to make and covered in berries to give it a fresh, warm-weather flavor. If you need a dessert for Memorial Day or the Fourth of July, this is the perfect one for you. Start from scratch with the Food Network's Ina Garten, aka the famous Barefoot Contessa, in this clip.
This video tells us the method to decorate an angel food cake with cranberry garnish. Cut the cake into half horizontally by using a serrated knife. Remove the upper portion of the cake. Mix together half cup of raspberry jam and two teaspoons of orange peel. This mixture is spooned over the top of the lower portion of the cake. Put the top of the cake back on the lower portion. Take 8 ounce of whip topping and apply it to the outer portion of the cake. Now, take frozen cranberries and thaw t...
It is important to know how to keep your cooking and baking ingredients fresh. Many have either an expiration date or a "use by" date on the containers which should be followed. Shortening can turn rancid if it is kept in a warm environment. To keep it from going bad it can either be stored in your refrigerator or in a sealed container in a cool, dark, dry place. Sugar doesn't generally go bad, but it can develop moisture which causes lumps to form. If this happens then you can usually either...
We like to think that anytime is a good time for cupcakes. So if you're down with the wintertime blues and need something warm and toasty - not to mention addictively sweet - to cheer you up, check out this cake decorating video.
Its a flavor explosion! Take some cilantro, add in a little Calcium Chloride and Sodium Alginate, and give some crab cakes a new twist! The pearl is one of the most useful treats of Molecular Gastronomy. Learn how to make corn cake with bbq crab and cilantro pearls.
Nothing completes a fresh-made cake more than a sweet coating of icing. Learn how long you should let a cake cool before frosting it, and also how to ice a crumb coat. You will need a cake stand, offset spatula, icing and cake.
Dream of one day becoming a world-famous pastry chef, or simply want a quick yet impactful decoration to put on your next cake? Then take a look at this cake decorating video to learn a quick and easy way to make frosting roses.
Even though Christmas and the winter holidays have now passed, January is just as chilly and requires equal amounts of hot chocolate and steaming hot baked goods from the oven to warm your kids up after getting a good chill outside.
Peach cobblers aren't traditionally the fastest desserts to make. They require creating the pie crust, cutting up the fresh peaches, and then assembling it all together into a pretty looking cake.
Making cakes usually scares the hell out of us. It doesn't matter what kind of cake it is; if it requires us shoving it in the oven, it'll come out sad looking and usually burnt. Which is why we're digging this no-bake cake.
Betty Crocker will always have a fond place in our hearts, but every now and then we find it fun - and okay, maybe a little ego boosting - to bake a cake all our own from scratch (gasp!). While the concept is unheard of amongst busy adults and college students, baking using only what you have at home (and not something premixed) is well worth the effort.
This how-to video is about how to bake and frost a carrot cake. Ingredients required:
A brick oven makes baking cakes so much easier. Now you don't have to prepare the cake fully before your guests arrive, now you can bake it while they're there, tempting them with a cake "straight out of the oven!" This chocolate soufflé cake is delicious warm, too! Watch the full video recipe for baking chocolate soufflé cake with Chef Hubert Keller.
Sandra Lee in this video shows how to make triple orange angel food cake. She takes a pack of angel food cake mix in a bowl and adds the juice of mandarin oranges with water to it. A tablespoon of orange zest is added to the bowl and mixed well. This goes into a pan sprayed nicely and generously with cooking spray. Half a can of the mandarin oranges are popped into the cake batter. This is baked in a pre-heated oven to 350 degrees. The uneven top of the cooked cake is removed. The rest of the...
This Fourth of July, go beyond cherry pie, strawberry shortcake, and those gimmicky red, white, and blue cupcakes. Instead, wow your friends and family with this delicious, patriotic honeycomb cake made of puff pastry, whipped cream, and fresh fruit — no artificial coloring needed! Don't Miss:
This is a video about to make trifle. First we need sponge cake, fruit, custard, jelly, food color, one lemon, and cream. First we have to make the jelly. So first take the lemon juice in a jug and add 400 ml of boiling water in it. Next add two teaspoons of gelatin in it and mix it well. Next add few drops of food color. Next take the sponge cake into one bowl and pour this jelly on that cake. Next add some fruit pieces to that mixture. Next pour jelly on that mixture again. Next put the rem...
Crab cakes are best when kept simple and light. Try the recipe in this video for an authentic Chesapeake Bay taste. You'll need to gather these ingredients: two eggs, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, lemon, bread or cracker crumbs, seafood seasoning, baking powder, parsley, and crabmeat. If you can't make it out to the shore or a nice restaurant (economic downturn and all), check out this video cooking show and learn how to make your very own Maryland crab cakes. And remember-...
This blueberry crumb cake is practically a masterpiece, if you dare try too make it. If you're up for the challenge, this moist and tender crumb cake packed with fresh blueberries and a delicious crumb topping will never last a day in your home. This yummy cake is hard not to like. It's irresistible. Check out this video recipe for baking buttermilk blueberry crumb cake.
Perfect for breakfast! This video shows you everything you need to be able to maek these delicious mini blueberry cakes (or muffins). Make sure that you get fresh, in season blueberries for the best results, and check often during baking.
In this episode of Panlasang Pinoy, we are taken through the steps of how to make custard cake. The episode provides a shopping list of ingredients that are easy to find at any grocery store. Each step of the baking process is covered from mixing the ingredients and preparing the 9x13 pan to baking the cake. For an easy to follow recipe and guide to making fresh Filipino-style custard cake, follow the steps in this video.
Ever wondered how could you make a molten chocolate cake? You'll love it!!! The molten chocolate cake is fairly simple to make and makes a delicious Valentine's Day dessert. All you need is 20 minutes prep time. Top your molten chocolate cake with fresh cream, whipped cream or ice cream.
Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The various textures of shredded carrots, chopped pineapple, and velvety cream cheese frosting combine to make every bite memorable. And wait until you see how it's decorated. A winning technique from Clare Garland of Ashmont ...
Make mouths water with this crab cake and lemon dill sauce recipe. In a bowl add 2 eggs, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1 teas. Worcestershire sauce, 1 teas. Old Bay Seasoning, 1/4 teas mustard powder, and 1/4 teas. black pepper. Blend mixture until it is all melded together. Fold 1 pd. of Alaskan king crab meat into mixture. If mixture is to moist add more bread crumbs a little at a time. To make patties make a large meat ball and hand press into a patty. Refrigerate patties for...
It's your birthday and your tired of the same old typical cake you buy every year. Well its time to change things up. This video shows you how to make a delicious chocolate chip cookie cake. Perfect for both adults and kids, and of course everyone is welcomed to make it. You'll get step by step on how to achieve this delightful dessert or birthday cake. Remember to include the whole family on the process, make it a delicious bonding experience over chocolate chip cookies, icing, and fresh str...
In this tutorial from Food Wishes, learn how to make delicious crab cakes from chef John... A classic entertaining idea great for a warm meal with friendsand family! Make sure to get fresh ingredients and to take your time. These are worth the work!
Why have a plain old barbecue when you can host an Oktoberfest? Make it authentic with these tips. You Will Need
If you've ever gone on a diet then you know that "dessert" usually leaves your vocabulary quickly. But sometimes you gotta live a little and satisfy that sweet tooth! After all, not doing so may just cause you to pig out and totally fail on your diet.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an eggless pineapple cake. You will need: 1 1/4 c flour, 1/2 c sweetened condensed milk, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 c melted butter, and 20 oz can crushed pineapple. First, mix your dry ingredients together. Once you do this, start to add in your melted butter and condensed milk. Add in pineapples to the mixture, then place into a cake pan. Bake in the oven until it's golden brown and a knife come...
These are way better than normal potato chips, big chunky cassava chips is one of the simplest recipes you can do with the cassava root. This is a delicious and simple to make Brazilian Cuisine recipe. Cassavacan be used as a replacement for potatoes, into the dough of several kinds of bread, it makes great moist cakes other desserts. And the fresh cassava is only the start. A lot of Brazilian recipes also used the dried roast cassava flour. Cassava is one of the only plants cultivated by Bra...
Alton Brown serves a blueberry buckle that's perfect for a tasty breakfast. Follow along in this cooking how to video to learn how to make this sweet treat. You can serve up the warm blueberry buckle with a cup of coffee or milk.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a banana caramel mousse cake. Start to make a light meringue that tastes like banana. Layer this down on top of a layer of caramel, and then let it cool and get cold. After this, bake it in the oven and turn it over. When you are done with this, peel off the paper from the bottom off the cake. Next, make your caramel filling by heating caramel up and adding fresh gelatin and cream to it. Next, add in butter to the mixture and allow it to get thick. Let t...
We like to have a variety of cupcakes on hand when we're entertaining, but we don't want to spend too much time making separate recipes. No one has the time or the money for that—especially when you're hosting and you've got a bevy of other dishes to prepare.
Stay tuned for the always enjoyable Cooking With Dog. This cooking show is hosted by a DOG named Francis! The show demonstrates how to make popular Japanese dishes.
Tiramisù is the world's most popular Italian dessert, with delicious layers of sponge cake and brandy (or liqueur), usually with powdered chocolate and mascarpone cheese. This particular classic Italian dessert is the perfect balance of fresh whipped cream, mascarpone cheese and coffee liqueur. Check out the entire video recipe for this tasty classic style tiramisu dessert.