Mexican Wedding Cakes are a melt-in-your mouth shortbread-like cookie that goes by many names; a Russian Tea Cake, an Italian Butter Nut, a Southern Pecan Butterball, a Snowdrop, a Viennese Sugar Ball and a Snowball.
2. Simple & Delicious Candied Nuts for Desserts
There isn't a dessert that candied nuts don't go well with! In this Grokker Premium video, pastry Chef Emily Luchetti gives you a baking basic by demonstrating a step by step process on how to make candied nuts that you, your family, and guests will love on chocolate cake, store-bought ice cream, or almost any dessert.
3. Baking Basics: Tips on Baking with Nuts
What nuts can you interchange? Can you substitute pecans instead of almonds? Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti gives you a tour of all the nuts you are likely to encounter in baking recipes, and shows you how to bring out the flavor of nuts before you cook with them in this Premium video.
4. Chocolate Chip Cookies
Learn how to bake perfect soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies. These are perfect for parties, family gatherings. or just as a midnight snack.
5. How To Make Vanilla Pudding
Learn how to make homemade vanilla pudding. It is amazing how you can take everyday ingredients like milk, eggs, sugar, and vanilla, and transform them into a dessert that tastes so good. It is easy to make, and your can eat it hot, at room temperature, or even cold. http://www.joyofbaking.com/VanillaPudding.html
6. Moist And Tasty Pumpkin Cupcakes
These Pumpkin Cupcakes are a great way to enjoy pumpkin. They are moist and taste of pumpkin and its complementary spices (ground cinnamon, ginger and cloves). Once the cupcakes have cooled, they are covered with a tangy cream cheese frosting and a sprinkling of chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts) or English Toffee Bits. I like to serve these cupcakes after a casual Fall or Winter meal but I think they would also make a nice addition to your Thanksgiving baking.
7. Simple Chocolate Fudge
If you find the old fashioned method of making fudge daunting, you will love this rich and creamy Simple Chocolate Fudge recipe. It side steps the boiling of sugar syrup and instead, all you need to do is melt semi sweet chocolate with a little butter and sweetened condensed milk. Finish it off by stirring in some vanilla extract and chopped nuts and you are done.
8. How to Make Healthy Oatmeal Bars On-The-Go
These oatmeal bars are different from the brand name bars you'll find in the stores. They are essentially oatmeal in bar form, but they are equally delicious. Just prepare a batch and keep them in the fridge for several days. All you have to do as you're heading out for the day is grab a few bars for you and your kids and you're set. For all of you "on-the-go" moms, this bar's for you.