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How to Make Royal Icing

Royal Icing

Royal icing is a hard white icing made from egg whites and confectioners’ sugar. It is described as a “hard” icing because it dries hard, unlike buttercream frostings which remain soft even after they have sat out for a long period of time. It is typically made from meringue powder, rather than fresh egg whites, because the eggs are uncooked in this type of frosting ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Easter Bunny Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Easter Bunny Cake Pan

It has been many years since I believed there might be even a hint of truth to the story of the Easter bunny hopping into my yard and hiding eggs for me to find on Easter. The Easter bunny remains a holiday staple, however, in bakeware like this Easter Bunny Cake Pan from Nordic Ware. The pan allows you to easily create a three dimensional, ... Read More »

Blackberry Marshmallows

Blackberry Marshmallows

I love a good marshmallow – especially when you’re talking about soft, fluffy homemade marshmallows. I’ll eat them straight out of the pan after they’ve set up, and I find that I make hot chocolate a lot more often when I have a fresh batch on hand. I typically flavor my homemade marshmallows with vanilla beans or vanilla extract, but vanilla marshmallows can be a ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Waffles are a great way to kick start the weekend, especially if you take a cue from Sift and Whisk and make a batch of Bananas Foster Waffles. These tender belgian-style waffles are delicious on their own, but what makes them stand out is their rich bananas foster topping. It is made with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and rum – and includes a splash of ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic Perforated Marshmallow Cutting Wheel, reviewed

Marshmallow Cutter

One of the hardest parts of making homemade marshmallows is cutting them up after they’re set. Marshmallows themselves are soft – but they’re so soft, that it can be difficult to get a clean, even cut. Sticky marshmallows end up clinging to knives and other cutting implements, leaving you with jagged or otherwise less-than-perfect cuts. Homemade marshmallow will taste delicious regardless of what it looks ... Read More »

3D Peeps Pan

3D Peeps Pan

Peeps are one of the most fun candies you can eat around Easter. The fluffy marshmallows manage to have a good mix of sweet and cute that makes the a favorite for people of all ages. There are a few Peep pans out there, but none will make a Peep as impressive as this 3D Peeps Pan. The pan bakes a giant Peep that is ... Read More »

Piña Colada Bread Pudding

Pina Colada Bread Pudding

Pina coladas are a great vacation drink. They’re made with coconut, pineapple and rum, then blended with ice until everything is creamy and ice cold. The tropical flavors are enough to make you picture yourself lounging beside a pool in Hawaii. But the flavor combination in the drink doesn’t need to be limited to a poolside-cocktail, and it puts a great tropical twist on this ... Read More »

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