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The Best Way to Save a Broken Cake

The Best Way to Save a Broken Cake

Every baker has had a cake that got stuck in the pan or broke coming out of the pan. Cakes – or parts of cakes – can get stuck in a pan for a wide variety of reasons. You may have forgotten to grease the pan before pouring in your batter or the nonstick coating on your pan may have begun to wear out. You ... Read More »

What is a Cherry Plum?

What is a cherry plum?

A cherry plum, as the name suggests, is a fruit that is a hybrid between a cherry and a plum. The fruits are larger than a standard cherry, but smaller than a standard plum, with a medium-length stem that resembles a cherry. The fruit can range in color from yellow-pink to deep red. It has dense, juicy flesh and a small pit at the center ... Read More »

S’mores Brownie Pie

S'mores Brownie Pie

I bake a lot of pies during the summer, when berries and stone fruits are at their peak of flavor and freshness. Another summertime favorite of mine is the classic campfire s’more, with its decadent combination of melting chocolate and toasted marshmallow. These two desserts are almost complete opposites – and that is precisely why combining them into one single dessert was such an appealing ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

I enjoy baking with olive oil because it brings a really unique, delicious flavor to baked goods when used properly. Drizzle and Dip definitely used it in exactly the right way with this Olive Oil Chiffon Cake recipe. The airy cake is flavored with olive oil and fresh orange juice that translate into a cake that is light in texture but rich in flavor. It ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Heritage Loaf Pan

Nordic Ware Heritage Loaf Pan

Loaf pans are the workhorses of the kitchen. They turn out the same style of cake day after day, with little variation. I like the classic loaf pan look, but there are times when you want something a little fancier and reach for a larger, more stylized pan – such as a bundt pan – instead. The Nordic Ware Heritage Loaf Pan is intended to ... Read More »

DIY Cookie Butter Cream Cheese

DIY Cookie Butter Cream Cheese

Cream cheese is a traditional topping for bagels, but it isn’t the only topping option out there. Everything from peanut butter to honey can be used, and many of these “alternative” toppings combine well with cream cheese. Cream cheese makers have rolled out many different flavored varieties of cream cheese over the years, but none of them compare with the flavored cream cheeses that you ... Read More »

Mug Cakes: 40 Speedy Cakes to Make in a Microwave

Mug Cakes: 40 Speedy Cakes to Make in a Microwave

Mug cakes are not substitute for oven-baked cakes when you want to make an especially impressive dessert or need to bake for a crowd. Mug cakes are perfect when you want to treat yourself to a little something special without devoting a lot of time or resources to it – and when you want to do it quickly. These little cakes are baked in mugs ... Read More »

White Chocolate & Apricot Oatmeal Cookie Bars

White Chocolate & Apricot Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Raisins and dried cranberries are two of the most commonly used dried fruits in baked goods, but they’re not the only dried fruit that you might find in your pantry. Instead of reaching for the raisins the next time you are in the mood to bake a batch of oatmeal cookies, consider reaching for dried blueberries, pineapple or apricots instead to bring some new flavors ... Read More »

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