I think we can all agree that vanilla is the king of baking flavors. It’s a staple ingredient found in every baker’s pantry. Vanilla not only adds flavor, it enhances other flavors and rounds out the sweetness in desserts.
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Our guest blogger, JULIE TENLEN from The Sweet Life by Julie shares one of her Sweet Little Tips. During these long & cold winter months with our furnaces and fireplaces all in a high roar, seems everything gets a bit more dried out. Our skin, our hair, our cakes… our cakes?! Yes, our baked goods […]
Guest blogger, JANINE ESHELBRENNER from SugarKissed.net shares her cake pop wisdom along with her fabulous recipe for Chocolate Irish Cream Cake Pops. Like any other holiday, St. Patrick’s Day brings with it a slew of festive foods you can make to celebrate the occasion. This year, I suggest you skip the corned beef and indulge your […]
Our guest blogger ZOE ORLANDO of Chaos in Chocolate , shakes things up a bit with a recipe that is NOT you momma’s sugar cookies. Five years ago, I received a gorgeous cookie bouquet for the birth of my daughter. The cookies were perfectly placed and decorated like bottles, rattles, ducks and bears. “Someone must have spent […]
Our guest blogger is LOREN EBERT – wife, mother, and self-proclaimed cookie and cake decorating fanatic! It’s that time of year when we start planning our holiday baking and Christmas cookies are always at the top of my to-do list! Whether I’m bringing a hostess gift for an annual Christmas party, a little something for […]
Our guest blogger is ROSANNE ZINNIGER, a Professional Cake Artist / Baking Instructor, and owner of Ro Z’s Sweet Art Studio – a School of Confectionery Arts and Retail Supply Store. www.rozsweetartstudio.com The Citrus Pound Cake and how it came about: Years back I was looking for a recipe that would carve well, hold the weight of […]