desserts

dessert recipes

Sugar cookie glaze

Ingredients: 1 cup of sifted, powder sugar 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1-2 tablespoons of milk Method: 1. In a bowl beat together the cup of sifted powder sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and enough milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) to make the right glazing consistency. 2. Once you are satisfied with the consistency, decorate […]

Christmas desserts

Eggnog gingerbread trifle

Ingredients: 1 (14.5 ounce) package of gingerbread cake mix (and ingredients to make it) 3 cups of eggnog 1 (5.1 ounce) package of instant vanilla pudding mix 2 cups of heavy cream 1/4 cup of white sugar 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract Gingersnap cookie crumbs Method: 1. Prepare the gingerbread cake mix according to package […]

dessert recipes

Chocolate buttercream frosting

For any chocolate lover, view some more amazing chocolate recipes! Ingredients: 2 (1-ounce) squares of unsweetened chocolate 2 (1-ounce) squares of semisweet chocolate 1 cup softened butter or margarine 4 cups of sifted confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa 1/4 cup of milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Method: 1. Place the chocolate in the top […]

Thanksgiving Food Art

Thanksgiving food art

Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to have fun with your food, especially thoses delicious, sweet Thanksgiving treats. Here are a few ideas for some great works of Thanksgiving Food Art. Click on an image to zoom in and begin a slideshow. All of the following images are taken from our Thanksgiving Food Pinterest board.  

pregnancy recipes

Pastry recipe

MAKES 1 9 in. pie crust Ingredients 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of sugar 12 tablespoons (or 1 1/2 sticks) of chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 4 tablespoons of chilled vegetable shortening 6 to 10 tablespoons of ice water Directions 1. Place the […]

Basic cupcake recipe

Basic cupcake recipe

Ingredients:   110g/4oz of softened butter or margarine 110g/4oz of granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 110g/4oz of self-raising flour 1-2 tablespoons milk Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas mark 4 and place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tray. 2. Beat the butter and sugar in a bowl until […]

Basic sugar cookie recipe

Basic sugar cookie recipe

An easy, basic sugar cookie recipe always comes in handy, especially at holiday time when you want the perfect cookie for cutting into festive shapes and decorating with frosting and other fun treats. This recipe is the perfect solution. It’s easy, fun and simple! Ingredients: 4 cups of sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon of baking […]

Basic buttercream frosting recipe

Basic buttercream frosting recipe

To complete any cake your whipping up here’s a basic buttercream frosting that is perfect. You can also play with the recipe, adding essences and colours for a bit of fun! Ingredients: 12 ounces or 3 sticks of softened, unsalted butter 1 pound of sifted confectioners’/icing sugar 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 4 tablespoons of […]

Basic pregnancy recipes

Basic bundt cake recipe

This basic bundt recipe is a great base for any cake recipe, even if it’s not a bundt cake. However, you must keep in mind a bundt cake does have a different texture to other cakes. Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter at room temperature (Keep a little extra at hand for buttering […]

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