Keyword: Ice Cream


We always look at the dessert menus in restaurants.  If there is something intriguing, we order it.  The waiters probably think it strange that we’re studying their desserts instead of […]

Cinnamon Bun Sundaes


These cakes are absolutely scrumptious.  We have served them to hundreds of people in our store and repeatedly we hear, “Best cake I’ve ever had.” The cakes are good but […]

Whipped Cream Cakes and Cupcakes




Syrups are easy to make.  They’re a mixture of water, sugar, a flavor, and maybe a thickener.  Juice can be substituted for the water. You can use the syrup on your pancakes.  We have often used […]

What Can You Make with a Syrup?



We’re serving crunch cake in our store this week: blueberry lemon, caramel peach, raspberry chocolate, mixed berry. The crunch comes from a layer of toasted, sliced almonds on top of […]

Crunchy Almond Topped Cakes and Muffins




By Dennis Weaver These are really simple to make. It’s simply a brownie baked in a pizza pan and then frosted and decorated with drizzles. 1. Bake the pizza. We […]

How To Make A Brownie Pizza




I wasn’t sure about bacon cupcakes but I must admit, they’re good.  It’s no wonder—chocolate, bacon, and maple are a good, balanced combination. These are made with our Very Fudgy […]

Maple Bacon Cupcakes


Grumpy Cupcakes are the creation of the Just Baked bakery chain in Michigan.  Our version is made with a moist cream cake cupcake filled with Bavarian cream and frosted with […]

Grandpa Grumpy Cupcakes






There are two major methods for mixing quick breads, muffins, and other batters: The muffin method and the creaming method. With the muffin method, the liquid ingredients are mixed together, […]

Understanding Baking: Banana Nut Bread


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Frozen Pie Recipes



One day we wanted a frosting for some tropical cookies we were developing. We made batch after batch of frosting–coconut, coconut and pineapple, coconut and banana, and more. The combinations […]

What Every Baker Needs to Know About Flavors


Vanilla can be confusing. There are so many different types, each with different flavor profile. Plus different use different methods and the beans they use may differ. And most processers […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Vanilla



If you can whip an egg white, you can make these classy little desserts. They are quick and they are scrumptious. Ingredients: graham crackers or chocolate cookies broken into chunks […]

How to Make a Baked Alaska in a Cup


Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake “We’ve made dozens of these flourless chocolate cakes and served them to our customers in the store plus we’ve used them in classes. This is the […]

Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake



Steps to making a soda float
GET THESE SYRUPS! Make the best drinks of the summer. Fill a tall glass with ice cream, add little soda pop, then drizzle a dessert syrup on top. Make the […]

Great drinks. Good times. Great Summer.


With Directions for a Tin Roof Sundae Hot fudge sauces are usually made with melted chocolate but it’s easy to make it with cocoa—and considerably less expensive.  The key is […]

How to Make Hot Fudge Sauce with Cocoa