How to make donuts

Ganache glazed donuts

How to make donuts The hardest part of baking a cookie or deep-frying beignets is inevitably waiting for it to cool enough to pop in your mouth. These pillowy donuts are no different.  A delicious crispy outer layer surrounds the soft insides.  An absolute bonus is that they are very easy to make.  No resting overnight or cutting them out.  Simply shape and poke!  Most of the work is waiting for them to proof. Print Glazed Donuts Quick and easy yeast donuts. Course Dessert Cuisine American Keyword dipped donuts, donuts, glazed…

Fluffy Chocolate Pancakes

How to make fluffy chocolate pancakes

I must get the desire to have chocolate at breakfast from my daughter.  For her anytime is chocolate time and breakfast is no exceptions.  To my eternal surprise she actually ate these pancakes.  Not bad for a picky four-year-old! Lately, I’ve been trying out different recipes for American Style pancakes.  Not quite the same, but something like our South African Flapjacks. Earlier today while planning tomorrow’s meals I considered making pancakes. ”C” is somewhat of an aficionado which left me hesitant to reproduce her favorite recipe.  Instead, I did a little bit…

How to make Marzipan with white chocolate

almonds falling out of a glass jar

Marzipan is one of my all-time favorite foods. I just can’t get enough of the stuff. It is a love affair that has gone on for many years. Followers of my previous blog may also have noticed a liking for white chocolate. This trend has not yet taken a downturn. It makes sense then that I was absolutely obsessed for years about how to make it.  What was the right ratio to use?  Would the recipe I chose work or would it end up an expensive flop. Today I wanted to…

Milk Chocolate Mousse

How to make milk Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse appears to be the one dessert that most people cannot say no to.  It’s accessible, easy on the palate and just delicious.  This recipe is part of the basic recipe collection.  By following the instructions closely there is not much that can go wrong with it.  It’s easy to change up a little as well.  If you prefer dark chocolate, simply substitute that for milk.  This recipe also works well for entremets.  But more on those later. Print Milk chocolate mousse Course Dessert Cuisine French Keyword chocolate dessert,…