Make Your Own Bavarian Cream

Blog Home Prepared Pantry Store Shopping Cart Take your desserts to the next level with real Bavarian cream. It really is a must-have filling for many desserts: cream puffs, pies, cupcakes, donuts, and more. Here, you can decide between making your own Bavarian cream with our recipe or using our pre-made Bavarian cream to make your life easier and tastier. Homemade vs. Premade Normally, I’d tell you that making anything from scratch is always better–even if you have to put a little extra work in it, but the line between “worth the effort” and “still has great taste” gets very …

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French Vanilla Cream Frosting

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 of butter or shortening. The egg yolks give the frosting a pale, creamy yellow color. Since this is a cooked frosting, it takes a little more work than an uncooked buttercream frosting but it is worth it. It is easiest to make with a stand-type mixer. French Vanilla Cream Frosting Recipe Ingredients 6 large egg yolks 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/3 cup water 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1/2 …

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Cherry or Strawberry Marshmallow Cream

This marshmallow cream is a great filling for sandwich cookies. It’s a fruity variation of the original Homemade Marshmallow Cream. Ingredients: 3 large egg whites 1/4 teaspoon cream of tarter 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/3 cup water 3/4 cup light corn syrup 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 or 3 drops of red food coloring 1 teaspoon strawberry or cherry extract or liqueur Directions: In a very clean glass or metal bowl, beat the egg whites and cream of tartar until light and foamy. With the mixer still running, sprinkle in the two tablespoons of sugar. Continue beating until soft peaks …

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Four Fantastic Breakfasts You Can Make This Weekend

Do you have company coming this weekend? Still trying to figure out what to serve for breakfast?  I love showing off a good breakfast.  Here are my top considerations. Breakfast Scramble I make scrambled eggs a lot.  They’re quick and easy.  Bacon and some good hashbrowns will make it special.  I always add cheese and sometimes a Mexican spice blend.  I’ll usually sauté an onion and peppers. Here’s how to make good, crispy hashbrowns. Omelets for a Crowd If it looks like Saturday is going to be an extended, lounge-around-the house morning, I may opt for an omelet bar.  To …

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