Make Ice Cream Sandwiches with Your Favorite Cookies

Blog Home Prepared Pantry Store Shopping Cart Make Ice Cream Sandwiches with Your Favorite Cookie Mixes You can have a ton offun with ice cream sandwiches.It’s simple to make them like those above, simply two cookies with ice cream smashed in the middle. We’ll even share a few of the tricks we’ve found to make them even better than those you can get from the grocery store. Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches Ingredients: Your choice of ice cream Your favorite cookie mix Jimmies or other decorations (optional) Instructions: Bake the cookies according to the package instructions. Layer on a scoop of …

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How to Make Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Sticky toffee pudding is basically a dense cake with a toffee topping. It’s scrumptious. And it’s very versatile. We have found that we can add everything from chocolate chips to bananas to the recipe. We have used the banana sticky toffee pudding recipe as a base recipe and then substituted other goodies for the bananas. If the batter is too dry, we’ve added milk to bring it to the right consistency. Making Sticky Toffee Pudding in a Muffin Pan It follows that anything that can be made in a cake pan should be able to be baked in a muffin …

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Candy Bar Sticky Toffee Pudding

This candy bar sticky toffee pudding really is reminiscent of a candy bar—at least it has candy bar components: nuts, chocolate chunks, marshmallows, and a sticky toffee topping. The cake mellows it down somewhat and balances the sweetness of the candy, but it is still a bit sweet yet very good. The Candy Bar Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe For the toffee sauce This is not complicated to make. You will need a candy thermometer. Just cook it until you reach the desired temperature. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 …

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Pineapple Coconut Sticky Toffee Pudding

This is one of our favorite sticky toffee pudding recipes. Made with shredded coconut and crushed pineapple, it has a very tropical flavor that pairs nicely with the sticky toffee topping. Pineapple Coconut Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe For the sticky toffee sauce This is not complicated to make. You will need a candy thermometer. Just cook it until you reach the desired temperature. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup (1/2 cube) salted butter 1 teaspoon butterscotch flavor Instructions: In a large heavy saucepan, add the cream, brown sugar, …

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Peach or Mango Sticky Toffee Pudding

I love peaches in my baking—peach cobbler, peach crisp, peach pie, and peaches in muffins. Peach sticky toffee pudding is no acception to that and absolutely to die for. Substituting with Mangos in the Sticky Toffee Pudding Often peaches are not available in our local grocery store.  When the peaches are not in season, it seems that mangos are available.  In this sticky toffee pudding recipe, and most recipes, you can substitute one for the other. The Peach Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe For the toffee sauce: This is not complicated to make.  You will need a candy thermometer.  Just cook …

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Plum Sticky Toffee Pudding

We think this plum sticky toffee pudding recipe has old English origins. Never mind that you don’t have any fresh plums—this recipe calls for dried plums that are rehydrated in hot water before baking.  This is an excellent recipe. In the past, we made plum pudding with a pourable caramel sauce to make a delightful dessert but it’s really an intriguing dessert with a sticky toffee topping. The Plum Stucky Toffee Pudding Recipe For the toffee sauce: This is not complicated to make.  You will need a candy thermometer.  Just cook it until you reach the desired temperature. Ingredients: 1 …

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Zucchini Sticky Toffee Pudding

If you think the banana sticky toffee pudding is good, you’ll like this zucchini sticky toffee pudding even better. You will be tempted to leave the flavors out. Don’t. The sauce is good with vanilla flavor; it is phenomenal with butterscotch flavor. Caramel flavor, brown sugar flavor, and French vanilla flavor are all good and each gives a distinctly different tone to the sauce. Using Up Zucchini in Sticky Toffee Pudding We have the best, friendliest neighborhood. And so, in the heat of the summer, everyone shares their zucchini. I love zucchini but I can’t eat them that quickly. So …

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Banana Sticky Toffee Pudding

It always seems like we have extra bananas that are becoming too ripe. Usually, we put them in zipper-type plastic bags and freeze them—and then forget about them. This banana sticky toffee pudding is a great recipe for your ripe bananas. If you use frozen ones, thaw them in the microwave before using them. About the Flavors in the Sticky Toffee Pudding You will be tempted to leave the flavors out. Don’t. The sauce is good with vanilla flavor; it is phenomenal with butterscotch flavor. Caramel flavor, brown sugar flavor, and French vanilla flavor are all good and each gives …

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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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How to Freeze Zucchini for Baking

One of the most common summer vegetables is zucchini. If your garden looks anything like mine, it’s bursting with more zucchini than you know what to do with. Since we love the moistness of zucchini bread, cookies, and muffins too much to let the zucchni go to waste, we often like to freeze it for later baking.  Here’s how to do it: How to Freeze Zucchini Wash and trim the zucchini. If you are using large squash, remove the seedy pulp and save only the firmer flash. Do not skin. Grate the zucchini. Stir a little salt—a teaspoon per large …

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Banana Pudding Cupcakes

Anyone who is a fan of bananas will love these cupcakes. They are made from a vanilla cake mix, filled with banana pudding, frosted with banana buttercream and topped with a fresh banana slice. To give the cupcake a little crunch, we placed a Nilla Wafer in the bottom of the cupcake tin before baking and then topped the completed cupcake with crushed Nilla Wafer pieces. Can you say “yum?” The Cupcakes Vanilla Baby Cakes cake mix 1 tsp. banana flavor Nilla Wafers Place one Nilla Wafer cookie in the bottom of each cupcake cup in the baking sheet. Pour …

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No-Bake Turtle Pumpkin Pie

This recipe was contributed by Dessa Bailey of Idaho Falls, Idaho.  We found it very easy to put together.  We served it to customers in our store and attendees at a class to rave reviews. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping 1/2 cup pecan pieces 2 packages (3.4 oz each) vanilla flavor instant pudding 1 cup cold milk 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice or nutmeg 1 1/2 cups Cool Whip® topping, thawed and divided For the crust In …

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Honey Custard or Honey Custard Pie

Custards are versatile. They are used for pie fillings, puddings and desserts, and even savory main dishes. They start out as egg-based liquid combinations and set up in the baking process. (The proteins in the egg coagulate at 160 to 170 degrees.) A pumpkin pie is the most popular custard in the world. A quiche is a savory custard in pie shell. Without the added ingredients in the filling—such as pumpkin or cheese–the traditional custard is creamy smooth and not too sweet. The following custard recipe calls for honey crystals for a gently-flavored, silky smooth custard. If you don’t have …

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Swedish Rice Pudding

This elegant rice pudding is topped with a delicately browned meringue. This is a popular Christmas pudding from Sweden. The Swedish tradition is to insert an almond in the dessert. The person that gets the almond will be married in the coming year. Some Swedish pudding recipes include cinnamon either mixed in the pudding or sprinkled on the top sometimes in the shape of a cross. Other recipes include orange zest or lingonberries. Ingredients 4 cups milk 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup uncooked rice 5 large egg yolks 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 …

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Chocolate Malt Pudding (with recipe)

Remember those chocolate malts that we used to enjoy at the corner drug store? This old-fashioned pudding will remind you of those days.  It is much, much better than those box pudding mixes from the store. Chocolate Malt Pudding 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/3 cup malted milk powder (we use Carnation brand usually found in the hot drink section of the grocery store) 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups milk 1 large egg 2 large egg yolks 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: 1. Combine the cornstarch, malted milk powder, half of the sugar with 1/2 cup of the …

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Belcolade Chocolate Pudding

This makes a deep, dark chocolate pudding that is perfect for the chocolate lover. 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups half and half (or 1/2 milk and 1/2 heavy cream) 1/3 cup Bel colade 22/24 cocoa or equal 1 large egg 3 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Combine the cornstarch, half of the sugar with 1/2 cup of the half and half.  Stir to dissolve the sugar.  Add the cocoa, egg and egg yolks and whisk until smooth. In a heavy saucepan, cook the remaining 2 cups of milk and the remaining sugar until it boils for several …

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Baked Rice Pudding Recipe

This is a marvelous rice pudding recipe, really a custard pudding that includes rice. The eggs set while baking just as in a custard dessert or pie. We like this pudding with dried cranberries or craisins. Not only do the cranberries give the pudding a little zip, the cranberries make for a very attractive presentation. If you are looking for a Christmas pudding recipe, add this one to your arsenal. This pudding is a great way to use leftover rice. Check out the wholesome ingredients in the recipe. Ingredients 4 large eggs 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract …

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Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast

Ingredients 1 packages (3.4 oz each) vanilla flavor instant pudding 1/2 cup cold milk 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 3/4 cup Cool Whip® topping prepared cream cheese filling 10 slices good quality bread 1 large egg 1 cup cold milk 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon vanilla butter for frying Directions Whisk the dry pudding mixes, milk, pumpkin, and spices until well blended. Stir in the Cool Whip. Spoon the filling into crust. Spread the pumpkin mixture and some cream cheese filling on half the slices of bread and top with the other half …

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Pumpkin Walnut Bread Pudding

To obtain more seasonal recipes, get this free holiday baking e-book. To learn more about custards and how they work, get our free baking book and refer to the chapter on eggs. This is an outstanding pumpkin bread pudding recipe.  It calls for a dark pumpkin bread in lightly spiced custard with caramel streusel topping and a caramel sauce.  Top it with a dollop of whipped cream. This is a four component recipe.  Such recipes are at their best when all four components are very good—and this one is.  The bread is outstanding, the egg custard is lightly spiced, the …

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Cranberry Bread Pudding

This is a delightful bread pudding.  We made it in ramekins but you could also make it in a six-cup baking dish.  In a baking dish, you may need to increase the baking time—just test it with a knife for doneness. Ingredients 2 large eggs 2 cups milk 2/3 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or rum flavoring 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 slices of white bread cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 cup dried cranberries Directions In a mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, maple syrup, flavoring, and salt.  Whisk together well. Stir in the bread cubes and cranberries.  Let …

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