Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

How To : Make Ball Drop Cupcakes for New Year's Eve

The clock 'til countdown is ticking, but there's still some time left before the new year arrives. Try this last-minute recipe for New Year's Eve ball drop cupcakes from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. They look pretty pro, but are actually quite simple to make. You Will Need ...more

How To : Make Ganache frosting

This video series takes you step by step through the process of making ganache which is liquid chocolate made with semi-sweet chocolate and cream. In the end of the series, you'll also see how to apply the ganache to some great desserts. Part 1 of 20 - How to Make Ganache fros ...more

How To : Make quickie coconut cupcakes with Rachael Ray

In this tutorial, Rachel Ray shows us how to make coconut cupcakes. First, grab pre-made cupcake mix and add in shredded coconut into the mixture. Place this batter into the fridge overnight. To make the frosting, add confectioners sugar, milk, vanilla and butter together unti ...more

News : Around the world party

My bestest friend in the whole wide world, threw this incredible International-themed party for her sons 2nd birthday. This is her story: This weekend was a complete whirlwind of magical festivities for my special little boy. After a couple months of obsessing over every craf ...more

How To : Decorate cupcakes with some helpful tips

How to decorate cupcakes with some helpful tips Cupcakes can be baked in two standard sizes mini and standard muffin size. To make cupcakes with different colors start by making a basic batch of vanilla frosting. Separate the vanilla frosting into different batches based on t ...more

How To : Make football cupcakes

This video from Family Fun shows how to make football cupcakes. You will need some cupcakes that you have already baked, some green frosting, white decorating gel and icing, fruit leather, pretzel sticks and chocolate covered almonds. Frost the cupcake with the green frosting ...more

How To : Make a chocolate truffle as a chocalatier would

Kerri Newell introduces Chocolatier Paul Young who shows us how to make chocolate truffles. He explains that truffles are filled with ganache and chocolatiers sometimes call truffles ganaches, which is the smooth, creamy filling. These are usually for special occasions. To m ...more

How To : Make Betty's birthday cupcakes

Betty teaches us how to make birthday cupcakes in this tutorial. You will need: a box of chocolate cake mix, chocolate frosting with sprinkles, vegetable oil, eggs, and water to make these. First, mix your dry and wet ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Next, line a c ...more

How To : Make fall themed cupcakes

Once Upon A Cake shows you how to create beautiful fall themed cupcakes to be the hit at your next Autumn party. Start with basic supplies such as cupcakes, icing of various colors and knifes to spread the icing. Using modeling chocolate you can mold leaf shapes and attach it ...more

How To : Bake yummy brownie cupcakes with Penny Lane

For those of us on a diet, choosing between brownies and cupcakes for our dessert becomes a nightmare of fiendish proportions. Which is why it's just so much easier to breed the two together and form delicious brownie cupcakes. Composed of brownie mix and topped with a sugary ...more

How To : Bake a chocolate loaf cake with Erin McKenna

When BabyCakes NYC founder Erin McKenna realized there was not a single bakery out there that catered to people with food allergies and sensitivities, she decided to make her own. The BabyCakes owner and founder creates luscious desserts including red velvet cupcakes, cookies ...more

How To : Make miniature iced cheesecake pops on a stick

After having a slice of New York cheesecake for the first time we thought that life couldn't get any better...that is, until we encountered these lovely iced cheesecake pops! Basically these tiny desserts are cupcakes on a stick. And instead of adding frosting on top as you'd ...more

How To : 5-Minute Super Bowl Snacks for the Win

Planning a Super Bowl party, or any football-themed party for that matter, can be fun for even the most craft-adverse host, as almost anything brown can turn into a football with just a little decoration. With a little planning, you won't be serving up any Pinterest fails this ...more

How To : 'Hot Chocolate' Balls = Next-Level Instant Cocoa

Winter—or any cold, gray day, for that matter—is the best time for a warm cup of something hot. For me, hot chocolate is my "warm cup" of choice: rich and milky, deliciously sweet, and oh-so-comforting. On super-cold days when I can't feel my face, a nice, large cup of hot ch ...more

How To : Deep Fry Your Whole Freakin’ Thanksgiving Dinner

The debate over whether to deep-fry or roast a Thanksgiving turkey can get pretty heated. Both have their merits, but it's hard to argue with that crispy, golden brown skin and moist texture that the fryer gives. But what's better than a deep-fried turkey? An entire deep-frie ...more

How To : 6 Hilarious Anti-Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day can seem like Singles Awareness Day if you're newly broken up, but that's all the more reason to treat yourself on this pink-and-red consumerist holiday. Whether you're happily single or bitter and bitchy, there's definitely something on this list of Anti-Valen ...more

How To : Make Modeling Chocolate

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to make modeling chocolate, which you can use to make roses, cover cupcakes, cakes, and whatever else you can think of. Video: .

How To : 5 Delicious Hanukkah Crafts for the Whole Family

Being Jewish is kind of tough this time of year. Folks are putting up their lights, stringing popcorn and cranberries, and decorating trees. Those of us who don't celebrate Christmas start to feel a wee bit left out in the cold. Yes, some families give out presents on each of ...more

Halloween Food Hacks : Make an Icy-Cold, Bloody Hand

We at Food Hacks Daily freakin' love Halloween—it's the perfect time for weird and creepy food. The gruesomer, the better. One of our classic favorites is the image of a frozen white hand, reaching out from a macabre pool of bright red blood. (This one is literally reaching o ...more

How To : Make Amazing Dessert Art Using Bubble Wrap

The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...more

Killer Cupcakes : 6 Cute & Creepy Halloween Desserts

While it's true that the once ubiquitous cupcake no longer strides the culinary landscape like a mighty colossus, it is still a force to be reckoned with, especially when certain holidays roll around, like Halloween. It makes sense. Not only are cupcakes the ultimate convenie ...more

How To : Decorate a chocolate moose-shaped cupcake

Have you ever read the children's book "If You Give A Moose A Muffin"? The book is among one of a series that explores all the fantastical fun a kid can have when she/he tempts an unexpected animal with a yummy dessert. While you won't find us asking for a moose anytime soon, ...more

News : genius idea - hot chocolate cupcake

Via This Isn't Happiness. I don't know where this person got this picture, but it is too, too, TOO adorable for words. I'd love to know how they did the molds for the cup. It's a really cute concept and almost looks like a real cup of hot chocolate.

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

How To : Make a Noel cake with Sandra Lee

To decorate a noel cake, buy four layers of chocolate (two large sized, two small sized), two layers of spice cake (two medium sized), and a chocolate cupcake. Using a long serated knife, trim the tops of the cake to make the even. Put the one of the large chocoate cakes on yo ...more

How To : Decorate a cupcake with a candy monarch butterfly

Monarch butterflies are one of nature's beautiful aesthetic pleasures, with gorgeous, intricate orange-yellow wings punctuated with black art deco motifs and coils. Replicate the beauty of these flying forces of nature by watching this video, which shows you how to decorate a ...more

How To : Make a snowy popcorn cupcake for January

Even though Christmas and the winter holidays have now passed, January is just as chilly and requires equal amounts of hot chocolate and steaming hot baked goods from the oven to warm your kids up after getting a good chill outside. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to bake ...more

How To : Bake and decorate ice cream cone cake pops

What's better than ice cream or cupcakes? Ice cream and cupcakes combined into one taste bud-blasting dessert! Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to make ice cream cone shaped cake pops. After making the cake topper (the "ice cream" part), you can decora ...more

How To : Make melt and pour fudge soap treats

Make sure you attach a note to these fudge soaps saying they're soap and not fudge bars before you give them out to friends, because they look exactly like the real thing! Made from the melt and pour soapmaking method, these fudge bars are swirled with orange and yellow "food ...more

How To : Make a chocolate Guinness cake with Irish Cream

Attention all Guinness lovers… did you know that Guinness doesn't have to be enjoyed merely by itself? You can do all sorts of things with this Irish beer, like mix specialty drinks, cook, and bake… A dessert that looks like a pint of Guinness? We were intrigued. Clare Garlan ...more

How To : Pipe chocolate shapes for cake decorating

Make your cakes look delectable and tempting by piping these easy floral chocolate shapes. You can make any designs you'd like, but check out the video to learn the technique. Since Valentine's Day is coming up, you can make dozens of these and toss them on top of cupcakes fo ...more

How To : Make Cupcakes With a Candy Surprise Inside

Ingredients 2 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup margarine or butter, more for greasing muffin tin 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 & 1/4 cups milk chocolate eggs, enough for your muffin tin E ...more

How To : Make an adorable hugable polar bear cupcake

This is one polar bear we wouldn't be scared to encounter out in the arctic! This teeny little dude even reaches forward to us with his hands outstretched into a big hug. Marshmallow paws, a coconut flake-sprinkled body, and iced on chocolate features make this polar bear alm ...more

How To : Make a paper cone for cupcake and cake decorating

Parchment paper cones, also known as cornets, are an extremely helpful pastry kitchen "tool" that are wonderfully easy to make! Filled with melted chocolate to adorn candies or royal icing to embellish cookies—your decorating possibilities are endless! Watch this how to video ...more

How To : Make chocolate dessert cups for a event or party

In this video, we learn how to make chocolate dessert cups for an event or party. First, tape a cupcake pan and paint pink colored hot chocolate into a shape at the bottom. Next, add in melted chocolate to the individual cups. After this, place in the refrigerator for 10 minut ...more

How To : Make a perfect chocolate buttercream frosting

This video demonstrates how to make Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. For this recipe, you will need the following: a bowl, a mixer, Confectioner’s sugar, melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and salt. Melt chocolate. Allow the chocolate to cool. When the chocolate is cool to the ...more

News : Yummy Larvae Sweet Enough To Eat

Sweet little bug cakes by Japan's Komatsuya Honten bakery make an interesting belated Valentine's Day treat. Interesting tidbit of Valentine's Day trivia: in Japan, women give chocolate to men for Valentine's Day, not the other way around. Via CNN, "A Japanese company has ad ...more

Food Photography Contest : Raw Raspberry Ganache Fudge Cake

I'm not a big raw food guy, but me and my girlfriend whipped this raw food cake up from Ani Phyo's recipe. It had walnuts, cacao powder, sea salt, Medjool dates, agave syrup, avocado, and most importantly... raspberries. We didn't follow the directions all the way, but what we ...more

Trekkie RECIPE : William Shatner's Cappuccino Muffins

Star Trek legend William Shatner is apparently a man of many talents. Actor, recording artist, author, and baker! Cookie Madness posts a recipe of Shatner's beloved cappuccino muffins. Remember, in the words of the Borg, Resistance is Futile! Surrender to the cupcake... yummy ...more

How To : Make a cupcake treat bag

To start you will need a craft bag. They can be found at Michaels but they can be difficult to find. Take the bottom flap of bag and fold it over. The bags will be cut down to 4 and 3/8. You will next need your pink pirouette cardstocks, one will be 5 3/4 x 3 5/8 and it will b ...more

How To : Make cream cheese brownie cupcakes

In this video, we learn how to make homemade cream cheese brownie cupcakes. Start with putting a package of pre-made brownie mix inside of a mixing bowl. Now add in 3 eggs, 1/4 c water and 1/3 c of oil and mix until it's well combined. Once finished, pour batter into a cupcake ...more

How To : Draw the Cookie Monster cupcake

In this how to video, you will learn how to draw a Cookie Monster cupcake. First, draw two circles for the eyes. Follow this with a furry texture oval shape for the face. Add a mouth with a cookie in it and draw the bottom as a cupcake wrapper. Draw the pupils of the eyes. Nex ...more

How To : Make a mini cupcake polymer cake mold

Use the tread on wire-nut, to create a mold for mini clay cupcakes. Usually used for joining together electrical wires, the repeated lines of the wire-nut will here be used to form the ridges expected on a cupcake bottom. Press the wire-nut into a small piece of clay to form a ...more

How To : Make Sierpinski Carpet Cookies

Since it is now the holiday season, I thought we could spend this weekend making some baked goods that have mathematical patterns on them. In this post, we'll look at making cookies that have a fractal pattern based off of a modification of the pixel cookie technique. The peo ...more

News : Under the sea party | party box designs

Check out this awesome Under the Sea themed party, hosted by Jessica of Party Box Designs: Theme: Under the Sea Colors/Patterns: Blue, Orange, Green, White, Polka Dots and Stripes Center Pieces: Tall Cylinder Vases with Goldfish, Sand and Seaweed Party Favors: Take Home Goldf ...more

  • Hot
  • Latest