Show-Stopping Make-Ahead Desserts
Build your repertoire of make-ahead techniques to create knockout desserts for any occasion. Spend less time stressing over swoon-worthy desserts and more time enjoying the company of your guests! James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Gale Gand shares make-ahead strategies to help you create a range of desserts – while balancing your busy schedule.
Pumpkin Pie Croissants Are Exactly What You Need on Chilly Fall Mornings
Croissants are delicious on any table, but this recipe calls for a sweet surprise — there’s pumpkin pie hiding inside! So not only do these deliver on the light-and-flaky texture you love in a croissant, but they also have a heartier punch to kick-start your seasonal celebrations. Pair them with a cup of coffee on a chilly autumn morning, or serve them as part of a tasty Thanksgiving dinner — either way, your taste buds are in for a treat.
Perfecting the Pie Crust
The perfect pie crust is something of a work of art, not only visually but also technically. With Evan’s instruction, you will gain the skills necessary to conquer crust, the foundation for making luscious fruit pies or hearty savory pies. Evan also shares her decorating techniques, including crimping, creating appliqués and building beautiful lattice crusts. Straightforward instruction and Evan’s encouragement will make mastering this technique easy as pie! Watch the video & start baking!
A Giant Slice of Pumpkin Spice Cookie Cake Is Exactly What Your Dessert Plate Needs
Cookie or cake? Why decide when you can have both? These giant pumpkin spice cookies are stacked high with a cream cheese filling that’s sure to satisfy all your holiday dessert cravings.
Cinnamon Rolls: Classic to Contemporary
Want to know how to make a cinnamon roll from scratch? You’ll learn that and so much more with guidance from James Beard Award-nominated cookbook author Judith Fertig. Start by mastering classic cinnamon rolls and find out the right moment to add cream cheese frosting for optimal gooeyness! Then, create a whole-grain dough with luscious sweet potato filling, and top this treat with irresistible cinnamon pecan streusel. Watch the video to bake some tasty treats!
8 Ways to Decorate Sugar Cookies Without Piping
8 Ways to Decorate Sugar Cookies Without Piping: Bakers, put down your piping bags! There are ways to decorate with royal icing that don't require you to break out the piping tips, and they still result in a totally gorgeous sugar cookie . Whether you dip, spread, brush, splatter or drizzle, these techniques are all fun ways to achieve a batch of totally stunning treats. #sugarcookies #cookiedecorating
How to Bake a Flat Cake
Having a hard time getting your cake to come out flat? A cake that comes out of the oven nice and level is like a perfect canvas; smooth and primed for whatever you want to create. Bakers swear by several tricks to achieve this feat of flatness, but some are definitely more effective than others. We put a few to the test to help ensure that your next cake is flawless. #flatcakes #cakedecorating
Cakes You Can Bake With Only Simple Ingredients
Don’t let not having certain ingredients stop you from baking! Make cakes that are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, all using alternative ingredients! Watch Baking Swaps right here!
Learn How to Bake Pastries Right at Home - It's Easy!
Explore a variety of essential baking ingredients! Then, dive into everything you need to know about cold fat batters and doughs used to make biscuits, pies and more! Our instructor even gives her secret quick tricks for bringing ingredients to room temperature, and how to cream butter and sugar with three different tools: spoon or spatula, hand mixer and stand mixer.
Secret Ingredient For St. Patrick's Day Desserts? BEER.
Bake With Beer For Scrumptious St. Patrick's Day Desserts: St. Patrick's Day is the perfect excuse to bake with beer, but these recipes are so good, you're gonna want 'em all year. Whether you enjoy lighter wheat beers or deep, robust stouts, there's a way to bake your favorite brew into any sweet treat.
Make a Cupcake Love Note from Fondant
Send a Love Note to Your Valentine With This Clever Cupcake! If you want to surprise your Valentine with something sweet, we're pretty certain anyone would fall for this fondant love letter.
Embroidering Our Mantras for the New Year | Maker Knows Best S1E1
What's your mantra for the new year? In the series premier of Maker Knows Best the mother-daughter crafting duo embroider wall hangings with their 2020 mantras. Watch the full episode!