You might not be a professional baker, but there’s no reason to live with sunken, cracked or just plain messy cakes. Hone your baking skills so you can avoid these all-too-common mistakes.
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Blink and you'll miss blackcurrant season. Get the most out of it this year with this summery blackcurrant coulis recipe.
This epic layer cake with a thick, buttery coconut icing will be the centerpiece of your Easter table this year.
Liven up any gathering with this gingerbread roll that can be made in advance and refrigerated until guests arrive.
Chances are you've gone to a restaurant, reluctantly ordered dessert with an already full belly, and been presented with an individual serving of dessert in perfect symmetry, as though the cake, custard, or mousse was made specifically for you. Restaurant pastry chefs achieve these perfect shapes with the right tools–namely cake rings. Cake rings are multifunctional tools that allow you to shape, bake, refrigerate, or freeze perfectly circular desserts directly within the ring, use the ring for layering wet ingredients, or making an individual cake. If you're a baker, you know you can't live without one. If you're a home chef of any sort, you'll find more reasons to pull a cake ring out of your cabinet than you can currently realize. Whenever you're ready to form some rings of your favorite sweet and savory treats, check out some of the best cake rings we could find.
Put cake in the shape of lollipops and you have a treat that’s fun, festive, and convenient. But making cake pops by hand can be tricky and time-consuming—that’s where a cake pop maker comes in. Instead of having to go through the many steps of baking, crumbling, mixing, and rolling, a cake pop maker lets you simply fill a mold with batter, and then it does the rest. There are both electric cake pop makers that plug into an outlet and baking molds that you can pop in the oven. We’ve pulled together a few different options to help you find the best one for you. When choosing a cake pop maker, consider versatility, shape, included extras, and price.
A combination of lemon, lime and orange zests brighten the flavor of this velvety, sour cream—infused pound cake, topped with an orange-scented raspberry sauce.
Keeping lunches light yet fiber-rich and filling is the best way to avoid afternoon energy slumps. Try our Radish, Fennel & Carrot Cakes, a veg-centric take on fish cakes. Pair them with a leafy green salad or serve them with sautéed or steamed greens for easy meals.
The farro for this deliciously crispy crab cake-like dish is purposely a little overcooked and sticky to help the cakes hold their shape during cooking. An avocado aioli-style sauce and tomatoes on top add creaminess, brightness .
Sweet, rich and creamy bananas are a great source of fiber, minerals (such as potassium) and vitamins. Additionally, carrots are soaring with vitamin A and are known for their supply of the antioxidant beta-carotene. These orange root veggies are also filled with numerous other antioxidants and nutrients.
With less than 300 calories, this classic casual cake is ready for everyday indulgence.
There’s so much going on with this scrumptious dessert – juicy peaches, buttery-sweet topping, cardamom-laced cake and even a touch of rum. Best of all, it’s easy to put together. Try it with other stone fruits – nectarines, plums, apricots or a combination.
This isn't your grandmother's fruitcake! By replacing the usual candied fruit with nutrient-dense unsweetened dried cranberries and apricots, we've cleaned up and reduced the sugar in this often-regifted gift. Plus, adding a shallow pan with water to the oven during baking ensures an intensely flavorful and moist cake.