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Bunny and Chick Stand Up Cookie Cutters

Bunny and Chick Stand Up Cutters

Easter is one of those holidays where you have the freedom to get very creative with your treats. Brightly colored desserts and sweet, cute treats definitely take the spotlight, so it is the perfect time to put a little extra effort into making sure your cookies and cakes look their best. I like to keep my eyes out for specialty bakeware that will let me ... Read More »

Chocolate Guinness Frozen Yogurt

Chocolate Guinness Frozen Yogurt

The release of my new cookbook, How To Make Frozen Yogurt, is just a few days after St Patrick’s Day this year, so I decided to celebrate the holiday by doing something a little different than making a batch of corned beef and cabbage. I made frozen yogurt instead, and with an Irish twist. I’ve had Guinness ice creams before, but I’ve never had anything quite ... Read More »

How to Make Frozen Yogurt

How to Make Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is a cool dessert that is more popular than ever and there are frozen yogurt shops in most neighborhoods where you can easily pick up a cup of your favorite flavor. Yogurt shops aren’t the only place to get your fro-yo fix, however, because you can easily make it at home. How to Make Frozen Yogurt: 56 Delicious Flavors You Can Make at ... Read More »

Mini St Patrick’s Day Ombre Cakes

Mini St Patrick's Day Ombre Cake

Ombre cakes have a great look to them, and all you need to make one is the time to make a multi-layered cake and plenty of food coloring. Holidays and special occasions like birthdays are the perfect time to play around with colorful cakes like these because you want everything to be as festive as possible, and you usually won’t mind having to put a ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic Stuffed Delights Cookie Pan

Chicago Metallic Stuffed Delights Cookie Pan

Whoopie pies and other sandwich cookies are always fun to make and eat. This is especially true of bite-sized sandwich cookies, where the small size of the dessert makes it a little bit cuter and, somehow, a little bit more tempting than a full size cookie. The most difficult part of getting those bite sized treats to come out just right is getting the size ... Read More »

Irresistible Nutella Buttercream

Piping Buttercream

There are many different frosting recipes out there and many of them are called buttercream, but not all buttercreams are created equal, though many people don’t differentiate between the different types when they’re writing a recipe. American Buttercream is a frosting made with butter, confectioners’ sugar, a liquid (usually milk or cream) and some flavoring. It is sweet, sturdy and very easy to make. Italian ... Read More »

6 Sweet Treats to Make for St Patrick’s Day

Vanilla and Lime Marble Cupcakes

St Patrick’s Day is a holiday that many of us celebrate by wearing green and eating Irish – or at least Irish-inspired – food. Any holiday celebration that involves food is worth celebrating, and you can really have some fun with St Patrick’s Day desserts by infusing them with some color and some Irish spirit. Vanilla and Lime Marble Cupcakes may not sound like an ... Read More »

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

Irish Cream is a liqueur made with Irish whiskey, cream and flavorings like vanilla, coffee and chocolate. It’s creamy, slightly sweet and low in alcohol, which means that it is a popular choice for making dessert cocktails. It also has a very unique flavor, which means that it can be great for baking because it can make a recipe really stand out from a plain ... Read More »

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