Base Hot Cocoa Mix

Base Hot Cocoa Mix

Base Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe 1 c whole powdered milk (nonfat is fine too) 2-3 c Powdered Sugar 1 bag chocolate chips-white, milk, dark, semi sweet... (reduce to 1 cup if using toffee sugar) 1 tsp salt1-2 c cocoa powder Flavor blend variation options/ideas White Chocolate...

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Cinnamon Rolls Plus Sweet Roll Options

Cinnamon Rolls Plus Sweet Roll Options

BMK Cinnamon Rolls (can be customized to any sweet rolls) 9 c all purpose flour2 packets instant yeast (if using active yeast, you will need to proof it first by warming the milk and adding the yeast to it first for 5 minutes) 1 T salt1 T baking powder1 c sugar1 c...

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Easy Crepes- GF/DF optional

Easy Crepes- GF/DF optional

Easy Crepes- GF/DF Optional 1 c flour or 1:1 GF flour 2 eggs3 T melted butter (let cool slightly)1 T sugar3/4 c milk 1/2 c water 1 tsp vanilla- optional herbs and spices and pinch of salt for savory stick of frozen butter or frozen coconut oil for the pan In a...

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Healthy Banana Muffins, GF/DF Optional

Healthy Banana Muffins, GF/DF Optional

Healthy Banana Muffins 1 c wheat flour OR 1.5 cups of 1:1 GF blend- omit wheat flour below1/2 c white flour 2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp cloves 3-4 ripe bananas 1 stick melted butter or coconut oil (melted)3/4...

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Quick and Easy Puff Pastry

Quick and Easy Puff Pastry plus mini Palmiers This makes a small amount of puff pastry and what I use for making mini palmiers- you won't get the flakiness of true puff pastry but these were gobbled up before I could take a picture when I first made them! You can...

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Base Cheese Cake Recipe

Base Cheese Cake Recipe

Base Cheesecake Recipe 4 eggs room temp is ideal1/4 tsp salt 1/2 c sour cream 1 c sugar 2 tsp flavor of choice CREAM CHEESE1 gal whole milk and lemon juice or white vinegar 2 8oz blocks cream cheese, room temp is ideal Crust-shortbread Recipe Make the crust following...

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Copycat Twix

Copycat Twix

To make Twix you will make version 1 or 2 of the shortbread recipe and make the caramel candy recipe and then simply need to have chocolate chips to melt and coat. That is a Twix, chocolate, shortbread, caramel chocolate. But you are the boss of creativity. So while...

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Artisan Caramel Candies

Soft Caramels- no corn syrup adapted from busyinbrooklyn.com 2 c sugar 1 tsp cream of tarter, can omit or sub in lemon juice or white vinegar. This helps prevents sugar crystals from forming. You can make caramel without it but it will make your results more...

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Lace Cookies

Lace Cookies

Lace Cookies (GF optional) 1/2 c flour (can substitute GF 1:1)1/2 c sugar1 pinch salt1 pinch baking powder5 T melted butter 1 tsp vanilla extract (almond also tastes great)1/2 c oats2 T cream, milk, sour cream, yogurt2 T honey or light corn syrup Preheat oven to 375In...

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Frangipane (almond filling)

Frangipane (almond filling) 4 T soften butter1/2 c powdered sugar (can use white sugar too)1 egg 1 tsp almond or vanilla extract 2 T flour 1/2 c almond flour Combine all ingredients in stand mixer or by hand to create a thick paste.

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Scottish Shortbread- 3 ways

Scottish Shortbread- 3 ways

Scottish Shortbread- 3 ways Version #1- powdered sugar 1 1/2 c pastry flour OR 1 1/4c all purpose flour1/4 c powdered sugar 1 stick room temp salted butter OR unsalted butter plus 1/4tsp salt flavor of choice- extracts, sliced almonds, zests, caraway seeds, poppy...

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Chocolate Truffle Ratios

Chocolate Truffle Ratios

Ratios for the truffles: 2:1 chocolate to cream. So 8ounces chocolate to 4ounces cream. 1 cup of chocolate chips is 6 ounces. This is for semisweet to dark chocolate. Milk chocolate: reduce cream by a bit. I would do 8 ounces to 3 ounces cream or so or increase...

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Donuts

Donuts

Old Fashion Donuts (No Yeast) adapted from Bigger Bolder Baker 3 1/2 c flour (DRY)1/2 tsp baking soda (DRY)2 tsp baking powder (DRY)1/4 c brown sugar (DRY)1/2 c white sugar (DRY)1 tsp salt (DRY)Flavoring (optional) suggestions: cinnamon, nutmeg, zests, flavor extracts...

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York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

Copycat York Mint Patty 5 c powdered sugar1 can sweetened condensed milk1 1/2-2 tsp peppermint or mint extract4 T soften butterabout 3 cups chocolate chips (dark, semi sweet, milk, white- you are in control) and 1 T butter/oil/coconut oil In a bowl (stand mixer or...

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