Baking & Dessert Articles
Home Cooking articles about cakes, pies, bread, candy and desserts
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.
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.
Use "cookie paint", made from egg whites, to beautifully decorate roll-out cookies and still be able to stack them for storing.
Create an Easter Bonnet or Easter Bunny Cake.
Fastnachts - a Pennsylvania Dutch Shrove Tuesday Tradition
In Pennsyl;vania Dutch country, Shrove Tuesday, the day before the start of Lent, is known as "Fastnacht Day." The Pennsylvania Dutch celebrate Shrove Tuesday by eating yeast raised potato doughnuts, which are lovingly known as a "Fastnachts."
These are now known as "Jigglers". Before Jello® introduced Jigglers® recipes, we made "finger jello" snacks for our kids. Here´s recipes for both + variations.
How Many Servings Per Cake?
Here´s the maximum number of servings you´ll get from the most popular sizes of cakes.
Making Homemade Ice Cream
With today´s ice cream makers, you can enjoy homemade ice cream anytime, with no hand cranking, no bags of ice and no rock salt. Read more about these affordable appliances and try some new ice cream recipes.
Old Fashioned Apple Pie & Apple Dumplings
Old-fashioned Apple Pie...Mom´s Apple Pie...All-American Apple Pie?
Whatever you call it, apple pie is a traditional fall favorite!
Pie Crust Recipes
Recipes for standard pie crust, a vinegar pie crust, plus cookie and cracker crumb crusts.
This is a copycat recipe for a Tandy Cake®. It´s layer of moist white cake, topped with a layer of creamy peanut butter and a layer or chocolate.
Three Pumpkin Recipes
Recipes for Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Whoopie Pies, and Pumpkin Pancakes - all with pictures.
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Here´s some great cookie recipes and cookie baking tips!
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