The winter holidays are right around the corner and that can only mean one thing—dessert. Leave it to the French pastry chefs to come up with something totally unique, like this glittery, chocolate Slinky by Amaury Guichon of Jean Philippe Patisserie inside the ARIA Resort and ...more
In spirit of the recently posted brightly frosted cupcake periodic table, here are some equally clever, beautiful science-themed holiday cookies from Not So Humble. The creative cooking blog does not offer full instructions for most of these, but does lend tips here and there ...more
Watch this how to video to learn how to make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks. Dip pretzels in white or dark chocolate, or add a professional touch to your treats by placing a contrasting color of melted chocolate in a parchment bag with a tight point. Cut a small hole at ...more
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
Charlie, Willy Wonka and Grandpa Joe's soul-stirring ride in the Wonkavator (Wonka's glass-bottomed elevator) was one of the most magical moments of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. If you can't recall, here's the scene (ride begins at 3:15): Wonka: An elevator can only go u ...more
How to bake a chocolate cake Make a tasty homemade chocolate cake that everyone will love. Ingredients 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup of milk ...more
The dessert for this particular event was to be individual chocolate cakes, but someone took them out of the ovens to soon and the centers where not cooked enough and still liquefied. Well, there was no time to take them off the plates and cook them more, so the Chef simply ha ...more
Ever wondered how could you make a molten chocolate cake? You'll love it!!! The molten chocolate cake is fairly simple to make and makes a delicious Valentine's Day dessert. All you need is 20 minutes prep time. Top your molten chocolate cake with fresh cream, whipped cream or ...more
Chef Jim Dodge demonstrates how to make chocolate fudge frosting; A rich and creamy fudge icing perfect for any cake. Make chocolate fudge frosting. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org
This cooking lesson is in two parts, be sure to click on chapter two. The Hairy Bikers show you how to make a delicious Mexican chocolate pudding. Brilliant recipe idea from BBC food show 'Hairy Bikers Cook Book'. This recipe runs over two videos. Check out chapter two for the ...more
Want to add tasty chocolate flare to your fare? Dress up your desserts with these decorative chocolate lattices.
Unlike cupcakes, which magically disappear even before they are set down on the table, cake pops can be made in more abundance and are portion sized so everyone can try at least one before seconds are given out. Made of chocolate and yummy cake crumbs, these pops are like lol ...more
Do you miss Starbucks' cranberry white chocolate cake bar when Christmas is long gone? Then miss it no more, watch this video and uncover the secret recipe for making these delicious biss bars.
Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, shows how to make her chocolate ganache cupcakes. Put the butter and sugar into the mixer and mix until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each. Next comes the ‚Äúsecret ingredient‚Äù, a can of chocolate syrup, then so ...more
See how easy it is to make a creamy chocolate ganache! Chocolate ganache is one of the easiest frostings to make and it only has 3 ingredients! Cream, chocolate and butter. Combine cream & chocolate, and microwave. Whisk your heated mixture, and add butter. Voila! You now have ...more
Think apples are the only fruit you can dip into liquid caramel/white chocolate and shape into edible pumpkins for Halloween? Then with this video you'll receive an education in how to break out of your Halloween inhibitions and create white chocolate dipped strawberries shape ...more
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Melt candy coating or melt and temper real chocolate. 2. Spread a thin layer of melted chocolate over the transfer sheet, with texture side up. 3. Allow to "just" set and cut with cookie cutters or geometrical shapes using a pizza cutter. 4. When hardened, bre ...more
Those are some yummy chocolate smoothie milkshake but how do you prepare those? Now here are the steps to prepare chocolate smoothie/milk shake. The ingredients required for preparing the milkshake, 1/4 cup of chocolate syrup,1/2 cup of milk and 2 cups vanilla ice-cream and bl ...more
When I first moved to Los Angeles, I rented a bed in a tiny studio. I was too broke to afford my own place, so all I had was a mattress in someone else's apartment. Unfortunately, this person had no interest in cooking, and therefore no kitchen equipment whatsoever. To make ma ...more
What better way to serve dessert than to place it in a bowl that is also a dessert in itself? Using a balloon, melted chocolate chips, and a few other simple tools, you can easily craft together a fancy-looking dessert bowl made completely out of chocolate. Simply blow up a p ...more
You've heard of a great cup of matcha green tea, well how about a great green tea and white chocolate dessert. In this cooking HowTo video we show you a delicious recipe for matcha green tea and white chocolate mousse. You can serve this dessert with some green tea shortbread ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make swirled chocolate heart cake decorations. Users will need a heart shape cookie cutter. Brush some oil inside the cookie cutter and some butter one the outside. Then press on some wax paper on the outside of the cookie cutter to ...more
If you ask me, one of the best things about winter weather is drinking warm beverages to beat the cold. Coffee is my favorite, but hot chocolate is a close second. Whether it's the just-add-water mix from a pack or a spicy homemade Mexican variety, there's something comforting ...more
In this video you will learn how to create a chocolate effect using Adobe Photoshop. In order to do that, just follow these steps: Create a new file with 1000x1000 px. Then create a new layer, select the Shape Tool and create a heart with a brown color for the chocolate. Then ...more
The holidays are here! This means that holiday desserts are just around the corner. This baking video will show you how to create a yummy chocolate yule log cake, a popular holiday tradition. It's also known as a Swiss roll. Learn the ins and outs of making this delicious cake ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate Rice Krispies treats. First, you will need 1 stick of butter, 12 oz package large marshmallows, 6 c Rice Krispies cereal, microwave safe bowl, and nonstick pan. Now place your butter and your marshmallows in the bowl and microwa ...more
This is a great food project for the holidays. Melt some chocolate, make a piping tool, draw your chocolate decorations, and refrigerate. You'll have plenty of chocolate goodies to last you for at least a month. That is, if they're not all eaten up by then.
This hot chocolate mix recipe from chef Jason Hill is a decadent Valentine's Day treat or winter drink. Hot cocoa is a hit for adults and children alike. The ingredients are milk, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings. Learn how to prepare thi ...more
This chocolate martini recipe is perfect for Valentine's Day or a romantic evening. Chef Jason Hill shows you how to make a Godiva chocolate martini with just a few ingredients. Learn how to mix this sweet dessert martini by watching this video cocktail-making tutorial.
Picture frames with images of your loved ones can be pretty lame gifts, but not when they're made out of chocolate! This video will show you how to make a homemade picture frame made entirely of chocolate. Surprise (and we mean surprise!) someone you love with this message of ...more
Your perfect home-baked chocolate chip cookie may be thick and chewy, or crispy and thin, or something in-between. With a little cooking know-how and experimentation, you can adjust the different ingredients and cooking steps in the baking process to create the perfect chocola ...more
Rose Levy Beranbaum demonstrates how to make a simple and delicious chocolate ganache frosting, and gives tips for frosting the cake. Only two ingredients are needed - 12 ounces of semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate, whichever you prefer, and 1 2/3 cups of heavy cream. Grate ...more
In this video we learn how to make your own chocolate stout beer. First you will need to culture your beer, then you will make the mash. Once these processes are finished, you will boil the beer with the top on the large pot. After this, taste how it is and let it ferment. If ...more
Nothing tastes like gooey chocolate chip cookies right from the oven. Learn how to make fresh chocolate chip cookies at home. Ingredients needed are butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, salt, baking powder, baking soda, flour and semisweet chocolate ch ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make the best chocolate cream pie you will ever taste. This pie is made fresh and from scratch and comes out totally fluffy and delicious. Follow along and serve this recipe at your next get together. You Will Need: *8 egg yolks *4 cups milk *1/4 ...more
In this video, learn how to use cake mix, a mug and a microwave to make a delicious and gooey chocolate cake in less than 5 minutes! You Will Need: *4 Tbsp. flour *4 Tbsp. sugar *2 Tbsp. cocoa powder *2 Tbsp chocolate chips *1 egg *3 Tbsp. milk *1 to 3 Tbsp. of oil, depending ...more
Chocolate curls can make any dessert look rich and exciting. Melt together six ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips. Keep the pan on a low heat and add two tablespoons of shortening. Stir it and be sure the chocolate does not burn. Once the chocolate has melted and looks silky ...more
A cake for people with a gluten allergy, and for anyone who just likes chocolate. The only ingredients for this cake are semi-sweet chocolate, eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, and an optional shot of espresso. To make the cake you first need to preheat the oven and grease the pan ...more
This how-to video is about how to bake salt free chocolate free chip cookies. Procedure: First we need to take two small packs of unsalted butter and soften them by placing them in the oven for 30 seconds, then add some sugar and beat them until they become smooth and creamy ...more
Stop serving a scoop of ice cream and put some effort into your next dessert dish! Steal this recipe from Sue McMahon, cookery editor at Woman's Weekly, for a delicious chocolate ruffle cake. To make this ruffle cake you will need about two-and-a-half hours and the following i ...more
Want a simple and undemanding dessert recipe for Christmas? Why not try these no-bake chocolate-covered Rice Krispies Christmas trees? They're delicious and guaranteed to be a hit with all your friends and family. They're the perfect snack to make with your kids.
In this video Sarah Magid shows how to make dark chocolate cupcakes with espresso butter cream along with sugar flowers as follows: -The dry ingredients include unsweetened cocoa powder, organic cane sugar, flour, baking soda and salt. Mix all these together and sift them toge ...more
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
To make the giant Rolo you'll need one big bar of chocolate, a whole heap of toffee and two measuring cups, one slightly smaller than the other. First, melt the chocolate. Then, to shape your Rolo, take your small measuring cup, place it upside down inside the big measuring cu ...more
This video presents you the character input methods and the messaging options that can be found on LG Chocolate Touch. When sending a text message, you get to choose from the following input methods: Text (abc, Abc, ABC), numbers, pen (handwriting) and symbols. The phone featu ...more
We can't resist a good peanut butter cup—especially when it's homemade. But it's not just the peanut butter or the chocolate that makes us pledge our undying love to these sweet treats over and over again. Nope. What really drives us wild about them is their shape. Yup: we lov ...more
This cooking how to video shows you how to prepare and easy to make a rum chocolate mousse. Making rum chocolate mousse may sound like an extravagant thing to make, but it ins't. The thing that makes this mousse a luxury dessert is the quality of the chocolate used. To get opt ...more
Sometimes the simplest pranks are the best ones! They take no time at all, and they're so simple that no one would even expect to look for the obvious. Like this windshield prank. It involves chocolate syrup and a cup of milk. Simply dump some milk onto the windshield of your ...more
Only truffle lovers can appreciate the delicate, but deliciously sweet taste of ganache. Truffles are a chocolate connoisseur's wet dream, and these ones made by Kirk Weed are made with divine dark chocolate and berry morsels of ganache. Only 4 ingredients - melted dark choco ...more
Oh boy, these can't be good for you. But, man, I am a sucker for cookie dough. Via recipe creator, Annie Eats: "Every once in a while, a dessert comes along that I consider to be life-changing. This may seem melodramatic but for a sweet tooth such as myself, dessert is very ...more
Love Chili's restaurant molten chocolate cake? Well you can make it at home. Tod Wilbur from Top Secret recipes shows you how to make this decadent chocolate dessert. Watch this cooking how-to video and learn to make Chili's famous molten chocolate cake at home.
There's only one day that can top the aftermath of Easter and its copious amounts of leftover candy, and that is November — the day after Halloween. As you come down from your sugar rush and realize you now own more chocolate than your stomach can physically hold in one sittin ...more
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.
Jacques Torres shows how to mold and decorate a jolly Santa and pretty Christmas trees in milk and dark chocolate. His handy tips will help with any sort of chocolate project.
How to make hot chocolate from scratch. Stir things up with this decadent hot chocolate recipe. You will need: 4 oz. chocolate 1/3 cup very cold heavy cream 1 tbsp. sugar 2 cups whole milk electric mixer optional: peppermint oil vanilla extract ground cinnamon red chili powde ...more
Valentine's Day is super stressful. From getting a gift that's personal but not TOO personal (like Spanx because she always complains about her muffin top, for instance) to picking out a bouquet of her favorite flowers, you probably have a lot on your plate. Make your dessert ...more
If you have peppermint schnapps and chocolate syrup, then you've got what it takes to make a great Peppermint Patty cocktail. This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartende ...more
Chef Alice Medrich demonstrates how to make chocolate raspberry ruffle cake. The video concentrates on the steps of assemblying a chocolate genoise cake packed with raspberries and filled with sweetened creme fraiche and topped with chocolate ruffles. Make chocolate raspberry ...more
The original frozen hot chocolate is from Serendipity 3, an extremely famous eatery in NYC. However, its fame had created many copycat recipes, which eventually prompted its owner, Stephen Bruce, into releasing the delicious recipe in 2004. Don't Miss: 'Hot Chocolate' Balls = ...more