Donut Making 101

Donut Making 101

Yeast doughnuts, as the name clearly spells out, are made from dough leavened with yeast (think brioche), whereas cake doughnuts are traditionally made from a kind of cake batter that uses a chemical leavener (i.e. baking powder or baking soda).  My personal favorite are cake doughnuts.  I just remember them being more apart of my experience growing up.

 

CARROT CAKE SWIRLED CHEESECAKE BARS RECIPE

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Let’s check out this different spin on the carrot cake and cheesecake.

INGREDIENTS

24Servings

See Directions at Mccormick.com 

Krispy Kreme Peach Cobbler

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Y’all!! Krispy Kreme Peach Cobbler!!

A recipe from Kar Julie’s Page on Facebook

INSTRUCTIONS:
1 ) Start by putting 2 bags of peach slices, half a cup of brown sugar, half cup of stick of land O’lake butter, cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg.

2 ) Cook it over medium heat for about 10 minutes.

3 ) Mix 2 tablespoons of corn starch and a little bit of water, add it to the peaches mixture to thicken the sauce.

4 ) In a mixing bowl, use a cup of heavy whipping cream, a cup of carnation milk, 2 eggs, 1/4 brown sugar, and cinnamon then mix together.

5 ) Cut 2 boxes of Krispy Kreme doughnuts up, and put them in custard mixture for 5 minutes to soak it up. Transfer your cooked peaches cobbler to a baking pan, then put on the soaked doughnuts and do not pour the custard mixture in. (You can spread some extra peaches over the doughnuts if you want to)

6 ) Let it cook in the oven for about 20min at 250 degrees, and enjoy it!

Types of Puerto Rican Pastries

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Puerto Rican desserts are the mouthwatering marriage of tropical Caribbean ingredients like pineapple, guava, and coconut with the classic staples of vanilla, caramel, sugar, milk, and bread. Uncomplicated and straight to the point, desserts from Puerto Rico are humble and not the least bit showy. It’s as if they’ve all agreed upon one important question: how can we make the most divine desserts, without too much hassle?   Check out Alltherooms blog for their list of 7 Heavenly Puerto Rican Pastries.

Or Check out this Video on Puerto Rican Pastries from PeroLike:

 

 

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to Deliver

 

Screen Shot 2020-02-24 at 12.13.56 PMThe doughnut chain has announced a new delivery service for the entire U.S., but there’s one catch.

Customers ordering delivery must be within 10 miles of one of Krispy Kreme’s 350 locations.

Orders can be placed on the Krispy Kreme app or website. There is a $5 fee for delivery.  READ MORE

Bananas Foster, A New Orleans Original Dessert Recipe

 

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Bananas Foster is an American dessert that originated in New Orleans made with cooked bananas served in a butter, brown sugar and rum sauce.

In 1951, with ever an eye for publicity and the promotion of his city, Owen Brennan challenged his chef Paul Blangé to create a dish featuring the fruit.  The dramatic, flambéed result is now the most-ordered item on Brennan’s menu; it is not unusual for guests who have dined elsewhere to arrive just for a dessert of Bananas Foster.

The dish was named for Richard Foster, a friend of Owen Brennan and the chairman of the New Orleans Crime Commission, on which Brennan served.  See the Original Recipe from Brennans.

The New Orleans dessert of bananas Foster inspired this riff on a classic banana cream pie. It features a layer of rum-spiked sautéed bananas under the traditional pudding filling, plus a brown sugar-mascarpone cream topping.  See Recipe

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 A staple at the French Quarter’s legendary Brennan’s restaurant since 1951, bananas Foster is New Orleans in dessert form: bananas, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla ice cream, and rum, set afire for both taste and spectacle.

Bananas Foster at Stanley’s Restaurant, New Orleans.   Bananas Foster is a popular dessert for tourist to try and a number of restaurants offer it.

 

Valentine Cookie Ideas

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I’ve been in love with the traditions of Valentine’s Day since childhood.  My dad used to buy a box of chocolates in the heart shaped box for my sister and I every year.  Thus, I reflect on the holiday with with love remembering simpler and loving times.

Spread a little love with a box of chocolate or a little of your soul into it by baking.   Check out these clever cookie ideas.  Click on a selection:

Valentine Heart Shaped Cookies

Valentine Sugar Cookie With Sprinkles

Chocolate Shortbread Heart Cookies

 

South Jersey Shop Features Chicken Fried Doughnuts

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Over-the-top doughnuts are en vogue and all over New Jersey.They’re piled high with crazy toppings like bacon, cereal, candies and cookies, stuffed with Nutella, creams and fillings.

Many of them are fried. But how many of them are chickenfried?  Find out the where and how they prepare them.  Click to   READ MORE