Category: Baking

Mocha Tres Leches Cake

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Baking, Cake, Chocolate!, Dessert, Recipes
Mocha Tres Leches Cake

Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack from Muy Bueno represented Clabber Girl at Hispanicize 2014.  Her time in Miami inspired the flavors of this Tres Leches Mocha Cake.  She writes: “I developed this dessert, because it reminds me of my trip to Hispanicize— it’s sweet, spicy, and fabulous, just like Miami. This mocha tres leches cake is rich and…
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Fresh Ideas for Fresh Herbs

Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014 in Baking, Seasonal Baking

One of the things we love about summer is the abundance of fresh ingredients. Whether we visit the farmers’ market, or grow our own, nothing beats locally grown fruits, veggies, and herbs. Fresh herbs are a particular treat this time of year because they’re way more economical than buying a few small sprigs at the…
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Graduation Party Ideas on a Budget

Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Baking, Entertaining Ideas

If you’re anything like us, you have a handful of graduation announcements and open house invitations posted all over the refrigerator door. Maybe you have a high school graduate this year yourself! If you’re in need of graduation party ideas, no need to search high and low for the best tips to keep costs down. Give your…
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Tips for Gluten-Free Baking

Posted: Monday, May 19, 2014 in Allergy Free, Baking, Kitchen Tips/Tricks

Whether you’re gluten-free for medical reasons or you just want to avoid the “wheat belly,” baking with alternative flours can be a challenge. There are plenty of gluten-free recipes online, but what if you want to create a gluten-free version of your grandma’s signature banana bread? These handy tips can help you do just that,…
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World Baking Day: Celebrating the Universal Appeal of Dessert

Posted: Sunday, May 18, 2014 in Baking, Dessert
Tortona, Italy Muffins & Co.

When you think of baking in Italy, you might envision cannoli and rustic loaves of hearty bread. But Giovanna Coni’s Muffins & Co. is not your typical Italian bakery. In fact, except for its location in the Northern Italian city of Tortona, Muffins & Co. isn’t an Italian bakery at all. Brimming with cupcakes, brownies…
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10 Cooking Tips for College Grads

Posted: Sunday, May 4, 2014 in Baking, Cooking, Kitchen Tips/Tricks
10 Cooking Tips for College Graduates

  1. Get yourself a slow cooker. Sure, it’s not glamorous, but with this kitchen workhorse you’ll have the next best thing to Mom’s home-cooking ready and waiting when you get home. 2. Invest in a few good knives. Nothing makes chopping more frustrating and downright dangerous than cheap, dull cutlery. The basics–a paring knife,…
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