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Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan

A box of chocolates is always a sweet treat for a Valentine, but I’m personally partial to the idea of a little heart-shaped cake to let your loved ones know that you’re thinking of them. The Elegant Heart Cakelet Pan allows you to bake six individual heart-shaped cakes that you can give as gifts or share with those you care about. The hearts are not ... Read More »

Lime Bars

Lime Bars with Confectioners' Sugar

I bake lemon bars all the time, both because I love them and because my friends and family love them. Lemons are probably the first fruit that you think of when you think of this type of shortbread + custard bar, but they’re not the only citrus fruit that can be used to make this type of dessert. Limes, for instance, are a great option ... Read More »

When Bakers Cook

When Bakers Cook

There is a bit of a misconception that bakers bake and cooks cook, and that there is not much crossover between the two. This idea is fueled by the fact that every chef/cook on food television shows confesses to hating baking and admits to having no idea how to bake even the simplest dish. It’s possible that these chefs actually may not know how to ... Read More »

Bananas n’ Cream Stuffed French Toast

Bananas n' Cream Stuffed French Toast

Bananas are a great breakfast food, whether you’re blending them into a smoothie, adding slices to a bowl of cereal or just enjoying one alongside a plate of eggs and toast. Their natural sweetness is a great match with all kinds of breakfast foods and they’re healthy, too. That said, I don’t always eat bananas just because they’re healthy and, while they are adding a ... Read More »

Browned Butter Friands

Browned Butter Friands

You may have heard of financiers, small French almond cakes. You may also have heard of friands, small Australian/New Zealand almond cakes. The two cakes are just about the same, and there are only two differences between them: the countries that those names are used in and the shapes of the cakes. Tradition dictates that friands are usually baked in oval baking tins and financiers ... Read More »

What is coconut sugar?

Coconut Sugar

Coconut sugar, also known as coconut palm sugar, is a type of sugar that is produced from the sap of the coconut palm. It is very common in areas of South Easter Asia, where coconut palms are abundant, but is growing in popularity as an alternative to cane sugar and is now becoming much more widely available. It is produced by harvesting the sap from ... Read More »

Neat Eats Flower Cupcakes

Neat Eats Flower Cupcakes

Cupcakes are already cute by default and that is exactly why people like them. It’s possible to make them cuter by adding fancy frosting, sprinkles or other toppers to a batch of cupcakes, but it can be difficult to move them to a new level of cuteness beyond that. Unless, of course, you happen to have the Neat Eats Flower Cupcakes set at home. This ... Read More »

Baking Bites’ M&M Cookies

Baking Bites' M&M Cookies

M&M lovers probably know that you can order M&Ms in custom colors with your own personalized message printed on them. They’re popular for weddings and birthdays, but they’re really a fun gift for any occasion. What you may not know is that, in addition to custom text, you can get custom images printed on your M&Ms, as well. That means you can get clip art, ... Read More »

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