How Chocolate Is Made

How To : Make homemade chocolate fudge

Chocolate fudge was invented in the United States over 100 years ago. This classic confection is made by boiling sugar in milk or cream to the soft-ball stage, and then beating the mixture while it cools to acquire a smooth creamy consistency. Chocolate fudge is extremely rich ...more

How To : Make homemade heart-shaped chocolate brownies

Looking to make chocolate brownies equal parts delectable and adorable? With the right ingredients and proper technique, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. Fo ...more

How To : Bake a Homemade Chocolate Cake

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

News : Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Chocolate Pudding made from nutritious and low fat chia seeds. Ingredients 3 scoops of Chia Seeds/around 4 tbs (black or white) 1 Banana, mashed A pinch of Cinnamon A pinch of Sea Salt 1 3/4 scoops of Amazing Grass Chocolate Drink Powder (Or Raw Cacao, to your liking) 1/ ...more

How To : Make sprinkled chocolate cupcake pops

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

How To : Make a chocolate mud pie surprise

Start off with a pre-made chocolate pie shell. Next soften some vanilla ice cream. Make sure the ice cream is not super runny but not frozen either. You will want to be able to stir it. Next add one cup of sifted dirt. Making sure you have taken out all the rocks and twigs. Mi ...more

How To : Make Canadian Nanaimo chocolate dessert bars

Canadians aren't so "eh" about making good food. In fact, one of the most popular desserts in Canada, called Nanaimo chocolate bars, is also one of the most complex and time consuming treats you can make. Don't let that deter you from making these luscious chocolate bars, tho ...more

How To : Make easy bug-decorated cupcakes for Halloween

How would you like to try a juicy green caterpillar, or a big fat red beetle? They're really quite delicious, we assure you. Well, at least when they're in candy form. While we probably would pass on crunching on insects, we definitely won't turn down these buggy cupcakes. Ma ...more

How To : Make Moroccan "Zellige" cookie truffles

The Middle East is well known for entrees filled with a deeply marinated, spice-ridden flavor that really sinks in and takes your taste buds for a spin. But Middle Eastern desserts are just as savory, though obviously at the opposite spectrum of flavor. Case in point? These m ...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 : Set Up a Coffee Station at Your Buffet

When having a large dinner party or family gathering, having a coffee station set up saves the Host/hostess a lot of busy work. Guests like getting their own beverages rather than having to ask for one, and the coffee station is the key solution. Plus, one can serve several ki ...more

How To : Make delicious candy clay for cake decorating

Candy and clay aren't two words you usually hear in the same sentence. But for pastry chefs and bakers, candy clay is a deeply ingrained part of their cake decorating vocabulary. That's because candy clay is a much better tasting sister of fondant, which is commonly used to de ...more

How To : Bake spooky Blackout cupcakes for Halloween

Serve your Halloween party guests a dessert that's both a treat and a trick by baking and decorating these spooky Blackout cupcakes. Made from copious amounts of chocolate and cocoa powder, these cupcakes are darkly delicious. Check out this cake tutorial for the how-to. Thes ...more

How To : Make a regal red mini candy wrapper

Are you hosting a party soon but can't decide what to give out as party favors? With options at stores being limited and often expensive, you could save yourself lots of money while tossing guests a memorable gift by simply making your own favors. We especially like the brigh ...more

How To : Make Christmas pecan dippers with Sandra Lee

It seems that during the holidays baking is a contest to see who makes the best peppermint bark, triple chocolate brownies, sugar cookies, etc. And cookie exchanges only add fuel to the fire. But cooking can be stress-free and really fun when you do it with your kids! Watch t ...more

How To : Make your own decorative Christmas wreath

Of all of the different Christmas decorations, the Christmas wreath is one of the most well-known and inviting. While you can find many different Christmas wreaths available online, there's something special about knowing that you made your own, and if you want to make an even ...more

How To : Make your own white chocolate ice cream at home

This is a great recipe to start with if you've never made ice cream at home before. To make about a quart of ice cream, you will need an ice cream maker and: 2 cups light cream, 4 eggs, 12 ounces coarsely chopped white chocolate, 1 1/2 cups sugar and 2 cups heavy cream. Make y ...more

How To : Mold cake pops using silicone mold pans

Cake pops are generally made in a circular shape from vanilla or chocolate cake, then dipped into chocolate or candy melts and sprinkled with adornments, but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun tweaking the shape a bit. Check out this cake decorating tutorial to learn h ...more

How To : Bake and decorate Mississippi mud cupcakes

We can bet that the first time you tasted a thick, chocolatey Mississippi mud pie certainly wasn't your last. Made with Paula Deen-approved portions of chocolate chunks, marshmallows, candied pecans, and even more chocoalte, Mississippi mud pie is famous for its utter decadenc ...more

How To : Create healthy chocolate-dipped fruit skewers

Eating fruit doesn't have to be a chore! Make fruit exciting (and, well, taste better) by adding chocolate to the mix! We all love our fondue, but the recipe presented in this video by Seventeen Magazine makes a few swatches to make the chocolate-dipped fruits more healthy. H ...more

How To : Make double chocolate protein cookies

Jennifer DiDonato gives you a delicious recipe to healthy chocolate chip cookies. Rather than taking the approach to deprive yourself until you lose control, replace your chocolate chip cookie recipe with my Double Chocolate Protein Cookies. They contain slow digesting complex ...more

How To : Make s'mores

The hot dogs are all eaten and the fire is still crackling; it's the perfect time to make some delicious s'mores. You will need marshmallows, chocolate bars, graham crackers, a wooden stick or metal roasting fork, and a campfire. S'mores are a camping and outdoor food favorite ...more

How To : Melt chocolate to the proper consistency

Chocolate. Everybody loves chocolate. Unless you're allergic. If you want to melt chocolate, then this video tip is the perfect recipe for melting chocolate, straight from Real Simple. Chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-dipped cookies?perfectly melted chocolate can tak ...more

How To : Make delicious, ooey gooey fudge bars

Making fudge is actually not that difficult! This recipe only calls for two ingredients: 12 ounces of chocolate chips and 14 ounces of condensed milk. Mix your ingredients together, pour into a pan lined with parchment paper and let it chill overnight. That's all! Make delicio ...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 : Mix specialty holiday drinks just like the pros

Veteran bartender Paul Murphy shows Bill Daley how to prepare top shelf, specialty alcoholic drinks for holiday guests. Learn how to mix a Jack Frost, a delicious chocolate mint martini with white chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, and peppermint schnapps, an Ebenezer's Egg Nog ...more

How To : Mix a delicious Godiva chocolate martini

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.

How To : Make a delicious hot chocolate mix

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

How To : Make cheap cutstomized silicone candy molds

This sculpture and candy making video will show you how to make your own sculpted silicone candy mold. This process uses Sculpy/Fimo, Amazing Mold Putty, and white chocolate for casting custom candies! This video is really good for ice cubes and jell-o too!

How To : Make Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can you handle it? I'm not entirely sure I can, but my taste buds are definitely curious. Soft, doughy chocolate chip cookies stuffed with Nabisco's sugary sweet Oreos. This joins the ranks with: deep-fried trick-or-treat candy, deep-fried butter, deep-fried cheesecake... you ...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

How To : Make the world's best chocolate cream pie

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

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 dark carmel fleur de sel chocolate truffles

Gwen Schoen, Food Writer at the Sacramento Bee, shows us how to make Dark Caramel Fleur de sel Truffles. Melt some bittersweet chocolate in a metal bowl over simmering water. To make the caramel filling, mix sugar and water together and boil for several minutes until the suga ...more

How To : Make sugar-free organic chocolate truffles

In this tutorial, we learn how to make guilt free chocolate truffles at home. Cocoa powder, coconut oil, Stevia, dates, coconut oil and apple sauce are used in this recipe. First, take your sugar free chocolate truffles you created and chill them in the fridge for a few hours, ...more

How To : Bake Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to make The Original Nestlé Toll House chocolate chip cookies. This is the original chocolate chip cookie recipe, straight form chocolate chip cookie inventor Ruth Wakefield. This is the recipe from the bag that makes the best CCCs i ...more

How To : Make cake in a jar as a Christmas gift

This homemade cake mix can turn your least kitchen-savvy friend into a star baker. And you’ve done 90 percent of the work, which is the greatest gift of all. You will need: 2 cups of sifted cake flour 1 tbsp. espresso powder 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt a widemouthed 1- ...more

How To : Make a scrumptous, flaky chocolate lava cake

Chocolate lava cake, known as petit gateau or moelleux au chocolat in France, is quite simply a foodie's dream dessert. Richy, flaky layers of velvety chocolate cake package a scintillating, creamy surprise in the center: A "lava" stream of melted chocolate filling. Though pr ...more

How To : Get cookies onto sticks after they've been baked

Usually there's no going back after you've baked something. Did your chocolate souffle come out bad because you didnt add enough sugar? Too bad, because you can't remix the results and then bake it again. But this general baking law doesn't apply to making cookie pops. Cookie ...more

How To : Make peanut and dark chocolate hedgehog slices

Don't worry, no hedgehogs were harmed in the making of this video (at least none that we know of). And you won't have to sacrifice any hedgehogs either in order to make this mouthwatering orgasm on your tongue. Hedgehog slices are like brownies at the Olympic level. Chocolate ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

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