Category: Pastries






Donuts are usually fried.  Deep frying is not my favorite way to cook, but I love donuts.  So, when I came across a way to bake donuts, I was very […]

Two Ways to Make Baked Donuts









Chocolate Turtle Cake
Discovering the Foods of The Twin Cities St. Paul’s Best Chocolate Cake Grand Avenue is grand.  It’s on the St. Paul side of the river, the Mississippi River. If you have […]

How to Make a Fine Chocolate Turtle Cake








We’ve been making Caramel Apple Dumplings for years. They are delightful. The keys are a very good crust, top quality apples, and a tasty syrup. Use this just-add-water pie crust […]

Caramel Apple Dumplings



These impressive apple desserts truly are easier than pie.  Use our professional pie crust mix for a perfect, flakey crust and you’ll have your tartlets in the oven in less […]

Rustic Apple Tartlets





Eggs as thickeners Eggs are used to thicken sauces, custards, and fillings. The proteins in the egg coagulate as the egg is heated and thickens the liquid. If there are […]

How Eggs Work



These donut-like Italian pastries are very good. They are made with a cream cheese- and egg-rich batter but are really simple to make. The kids will go nuts over these. […]

Easy Italian Zeppole


French Vanilla Cream Frosting is a very smooth and light variation of buttercream frosting. It is a really neat, custard-like frosting that uses egg yolks as the primary fat instead […]

French Vanilla Cream Frosting