Make a scrumptious Strawberry Parfait for a tasty mid-day snack or an after-dinner dessert. Alternate layers of your favourite yogurt with your favourite fruit filling and granola.
Be prepared for a season of outdoor entertaining. Protect drinks from bugs, stray leaves and more by placing cupcake liners (with holes for straws) over glasses.
Serve Mom a delicious breakfast in bed in just two steps. Step 1. Toast Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfast waffles according to box directions. Step 2. Top with your favourite fruit filling.
Inside-Out Chocolate Strawberries: make this romantic flavour combo without having to melt chocolate. 1. Hollow strawberries. 2. Fill with Creamy Home-Style Classic Chocolate frosting. Tip: Use an egg carton for easy transport and display.
Variety is the spice of life: try different toppings on your cakes. We like spice cake with dulce de leche, fig preserves, powdered sugar, marmalade and ginger preserve, apricot jelly and honey. Yum!
Gently beat the filling after you add the eggs and stir in the remaining ingredients by hand. Vigorous beating will allow too much air which may cause the cheesecake to puff up, then fall ...
Since tortes are made up of several layers of cake and filling, their assembly is as much a part of the preparation as mixing and baking. It's best to chill the cake so you ...
When you cut a pound cake, use a long serrated knife. You'll have more success if you also clean your knife after each slice.
Butter or margarine will cut easier into the flour mixture if it is chilled. Use two knives or a pastry cutter to cut the mixture into crumbs.
Measure your cake with a ruler before attempting to split it into two equal layers. Once you measure, you can mark the middle with toothpicks as a guide for slicing. Be sure to use ...
For a special dessert, serve cake warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream garnished with chocolate chips.
You'll have a golden, delicate and tender crust if you bake your coffee cake in a shiny metal pan. Such pans reflect the heat in the necessary way to produce such delectable results.
If chocolate toffee chips are not available, four chocolate covered toffee candy bars can be substituted. Chop bars in a food processor until small pieces form.
It's easier than you may think to prevent air pockets after filling your angel food cake pan with batter. Simply use your spatula to press batter into sides and bottom of pan. Or, you ...
When removed from the oven your cheesecake may seem soft in the center, but it will become firm as it chills.
You can keep cheesecake for up to three days if covered and refrigerated.
Cheesecakes cut easily when a wet knife is used. Clean knife after each cut.
Try light cream cheese instead of regular for a lower calorie treat. We doubt you'll even notice the difference!
To freeze, seal a whole cheesecake or pieces in heavy foil or an airtight container. You should plan on using a whole cheesecake within one month and individual pieces within two weeks. To serve, ...
Place pan of water on bottom shelf of oven during baking to prevent cheesecake from cracking.
Test your cheesecake for doneness at the minimum baking time range to avoid over-baking. Remember, as a test for doneness, if the cake jiggles, return it to the oven for more baking. Inserting a ...
For angel food cakes, try not to underbeat or overbeat the egg whites. It's a fine balance, but your egg whites should be stiff but not dry.
It's easier to separate eggs when they're cold. Your egg whites will beat to a greater volume at room temperature.
Your left-over egg whites can be refrigerated for up to one week, or frozen for up to three months.
Try using only metal or glass mixing bowls when you prepare your angel food cake mix. Plastic or ceramic bowls can retain traces of grease which will prevent the batter from reaching full volume ...
For angel food cakes, always use a totally grease-free cake pan to get the best volume.
For best serving results, cut your cake with a serrated knife and clean your knife after each slice.