Whether you are after a great dessert, a way to mix up date night or a fun group activity, chocolate tasting is a fantastic way to enjoy something sweet and have a great time. It's really simple to do, although you can make it as extravagant as you like!
If your answer is old potato peelings and something dead, I'm so sorry to hear that. Check your drain and your trash can, friend.
Fairy floss, cotton candy... whatever you call it, it's a cloud of puffy dessert goodness and you don't have to wait until the next carnival to enjoy it! If you have some corn syrup, sugar and food coloring, you can make some on the stove at home. This video tutorial depicts a simple way to create cotton candy whenever you have some spare time to do so at home.
Did you miss the pumpkin spice? If so, fear not; it's ba-ack!
From Dunkin Donuts to Krispy Kreme to Tim Horton's, everyone is offering something delicious this fall! You'll find Maple Pecan coffee at Dunkin this year, which sounds scrumptious. They will also have pumpkin cream cheese spread for the fall, which will be excellent on bagels. Krispy Kreme will be offering both hot and iced pumpkin spice coffees as well as a frozen option.
Summer is in full swing and peaches are perfectly ripe for picking! Okay, some peaches may still require a bit of ripening, but it's not difficult to do. Place them in a paper bag for a couple of days on the counter and there you are! If you've picked some peaches and you are ready to make a stellar dessert, consider this amazing recipe for grilled peach cobbler.
Lemon ice box pie. Mmm. Just the sound of it makes the mouth water, right? Not only are they among the easiest desserts to create, but they are so cool and refreshing that it's almost like bringing a big pitcher of lemonade along with you. Sigh. Yum. If you have a summer picnic, barbecue or other outdoor activity where you need to bring a dessert, an ice box dessert is the way to go!
Do you love the hard chocolate coating that comes on commercial ice cream cones? You can make your own easily at home with just two ingredients! All you need is some coconut oil and some good, quality chocolate. Use the recipe here and you can make some to cover your homemade ice cream for a truly tasty treat!
Did you miss out on National Chocolate Pudding Day on Monday? If not, you can still enjoy pudding anytime, whether you like instant pudding or you make your own homemade desserts!
It's really easy to make homemade pudding. All you need is sugar, cornstarch, cocoa, salt, milk, butter, and vanilla extract. This recipe from Hershey's also calls for some whipped cream if you'd like to add that to your dessert.
Did you know that today is Peaches and Cream Day in the United States? It seems like every day has its own holiday, and today is the celebration of peaches and whipped cream. You might think that it should be later in the season, given that peach picking usually takes place in August, but today is as good of a day as any to enjoy a big bowl of fruit and cream. When it comes to fruity desserts, two things are key:
1. Keep it simple
2. Include a unique twist
If you're searching for a food that screams St. Louis, gooey butter cake is at the top of the list. It's a dense, sweet cake that's flat, dusted with powdered sugar and made with ooey gooey deliciousness. It's a favorite dessert among St. Louisans, but it's also something that a lot of tourists make sure to try when they head to the Midwest. If you do venture out for a gooey butter cake, here are some tips:
Don't go for the coffee cake! It's fine, but it's not the gooey messy deliciousness that you'll find in a regular cake.