Category Archives: Holidays

How to make Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes (video)

Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes are one of my favorite fall recipes, both because they are very tasty and because they are intriguing to people. The cupcakes have the same custardy texture as a pumpkin pie filling, but have just enough substance to them to hold together without a traditional crust. They’re delicious. I get a lot of requests for video of this recipe and questions ... Read More »

Betty Crocker Halloween Glitter Gels, reviewed

Glitter Frankenstein Cookie

When it comes to decorating cakes and cookies, I like to keep things simple. Around the holidays, however, I usually feel the need to take some of my creations over-the-top and put more work into the decorations to make them stand out. Halloween is definitely a holiday of colors, and you’ll see orange, black, purple and green everywhere you go. That color palate is what ... Read More »

Wilton Mini Coffin Cake Pan

Coffin Cake Pan

Wilton definitely knows what they’re doing when it comes to shaped cake pans. They always have fun, seasonal pans that aren’t too expensive that allow you to make some really creative cakes. Out of all of the pans that they have put out this season, I think that this Coffin Cake Pan just might be my favorite. The nonstick pan bakes six coffin-shaped cakes. Each ... Read More »

Wilton Candy Corn Mini Cake Pan

Wilton Candy Corn Mini Cake Pan

Candy corn is one of my favorite Halloween treats, and it’s a fall staple for many whether you are a fan of them or not. Lately, I’ve been using candy corn as inspiration to make some yellow, orange and white baked goods for the holidays, such as cupcakes and cookies. This fun candy corn-inspired pan from Wilton lets you use the candies as a template ... Read More »

Sweet Creations 3D Halloween Cookie Cutters, reviewed

Undecorated Franken Cookies

I love the idea of 3D cookie cutters because they promise to add so much depth to an ordinary plate of cookies. This is why the Sweet Creations by Good Cook Halloween cookie cutters appealed to me the moment I saw them, and I picked up the 3D Vampire Coffin Cookie Cutter and the 3D Frankenstein Cutter to test them out. Some 3D cookie cutter ... Read More »

Skeleton in Casket 3D Pan

3D Skeleton in Coffin Pan

There are lots of options for making a creepy cake for Halloween. You can keep things simple, adding just a few spooky frosting spiders or pumpkins to the top of a plain cake. You can also make something elaborate, sculpting cake into a three dimensional monster. Wilton’s Skeleton in Casket 3-D Pan bridges the gap between these two extremes, allowing you to easily make a ... Read More »

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes!

Candy corn are one of the most iconic Halloween candies out there. Some people love them, and some people hate them, but everyone seems to know exactly what the orange, yellow and white triangular candies are. I happen to be a fan of the slightly honey-flavored fondant candies, and put them out in candy jars both as a snack and for their colorful look. These ... Read More »

Zombie Head Cookie Jar

Zombie Head Cookie Jar

When you’re hopping for a cookie jar, you’re usually looking for something that is airtight and will keep cookies fresh, or something that is cute and will be a nice accent to your kitchen. You’re not usually looking for something creepy…. unless it is close to Halloween, in which case this Zombie Head Cookie Jar becomes the perfect accessory for any kitchen where bakers like ... Read More »

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