Bread pudding is one of those items I had only ever eaten at restaurants or catered events. Until recently, I had never attempted to actually bake a bread pudding. Often they are made with raisins (I'm not a fan) and seemed more complicated than I was willing to muster the energy for. Boy was I wrong.
All snacks are not created equal. It's important for every parent to know the difference between a snack and a treat. Hint: snacks should be healthy.
This is a great and simple hard rock candy recipe for you to make for your family. Kids and adults alike won't be able to get enough of this sweet treat, This recipe was submitted to The Sugar Mommas by Cyndy Frederick-Ufkes.
Hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries make an excellent Valentine's Day gift, anniversary present or simply a delicious afternoon snack.
Making chocolate-covered strawberries is also a fun afternoon project to do with your children, particularly at the beginning of summer, when strawberries tend to be in season.
You can dress up the berries with a drizzle of white or dark chocolate or by marbling different kinds of chocolate together.
If you want to please cookie-loving kids, leave the biscotti and tea cakes on the shelf. Those dry, sophisticated adult treats just don't make the grade with kids who adore ooey-gooey chewy cookies just like your mom used to make--if you were lucky. The cookies that kids love include those with practically foolproof recipes so they can pitch in with the mixing, scooping and rolling--because the only thing better than fresh-baked cookies is fresh-baked cookies that they helped to bake.
Chocolate-dipped strawberries, that staple of anniversaries, Valentine's Day and cozy couple's bistros, aren't just a romantic, eye-catching and sophisticated treat--they taste wonderful and appeal to all ages. Don't think, however, that specialty dessert shops and fancy restaurants are the only places that can produce high-quality strawberries dipped in chocolate. Equipped with the proper tools, ingredients and procedure, making chocolate-dipped strawberries as a homemade dessert is a simple and rewarding task.
Avoiding sugary treats can be very difficult for people who are following dietary restrictions. If you miss having doughnuts with your morning coffee, you can create a sugar-free version with merely a few ingredient substitutions. Since these doughnuts are baked instead of fried as well as being sugar-free, they're a healthier alternative to the more traditional pastry.
Chocolate-covered strawberries are a delicious, romantic and surprisingly easy treat. You can dip strawberries at home quickly and easily, but the final product may depend upon the chocolate you choose. Different varieties of chocolate work well for strawberries, but good quality chocolate is always important to create a rich and luscious dessert. The best chocolate for your strawberries depends upon the strawberry itself, as well as the tastes and preferences of those eating.
We love any excuse to incorporate marshmallows into our dessert. Add chocolate and peanut butter, pretend to make it healthy with some shredded wheat, embellish it so it’s super cute and colorful and voila: everything is edible AND it's a totally fun family craft project. Here's the recipe!
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