Cakes & Pies
Cake and pie making information, recipes, & ideas
Black Birds Baked in a Pie?
Pie birds are small, hollow, ceramic or stoneware figures, usually about 3 to 5 inches high. They are vents which are "baked" in a pie to allow the steam to escape and prevent the pie filling in a two crust pie from cooking over in the oven
Cake & Pie Recipe Index
Recipes for homemade cheesecakes, layer cakes, coffee cakes and frostings plus recipes for luscious homemade pies for any occasion.
How Many Servings Per Cake?
Here´s the maximum number of servings you´ll get from the most popular sizes of cakes.
Pie Crust Recipes
Recipes for standard pie crust, a vinegar pie crust, plus cookie and cracker crumb crusts.
A Collection of Cheesecake Recipes
Cheesecakes are elegant desserts and so easy to make! Many of the recipes in this collection make large cheesecakes, so they´re perfect for holiday entertaining.
Baking Dish & Pan Sizes [offsite link]
A table to help determine substitutions of pans and dishes of similar a size if you don´t have the specific baking pan, dish, or mold called for in a recipe.
Cake Baking FAQs [offsite link]
Learn the secret to perfect cakes, how to prevent falling and other mishaps, guidelines for types of flour to use, freezing tips and more.
Making Cream Puffs is Easy - Let Nana Show You How [offsite link]
From "Nana´s How-To Kitchen" Nana shows you how to make delicious cream puffs, step by step, in pictures.
Making Pie Crust is Easy - Let Nana Show You How [offsite link]
From Nana´s How-to-Kitchen - Watch & learn how as Nana shows you step-by-step in pictures.
Meringue Pie Tips [offsite link]
Do your meringue pies become watery? Does the meringue shrink? Read these tips from the American Egg Board to create a billowy meringue topping and minimize weeping.
Pie Making FAQs [offsite link]
Create perfect pies - Learn how to make tender, flaky pie crust, prevent soggy bottom crusts, overly browned edges and other common pie mishaps.
Stars and Stripes Cakes
Create a colorful, patriotic cake for your holiday party or picnic! Here's decorating ideas for two styles of flag cakes.
Woman´s Day Silly Cake Finder [offsite link]
As a dessert for a special occasion, a decorated "silly" cake will steal the show. These six recipes are Woman´s Day Magazine´s most popular.
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