TIP: Easy, Last Minute Easter Cake

Our inspiration was this Easter cake from Black Jet Baking Co., a small San Francisco baking company committed to making nostalgic treats and baked goods. Photo courtesy Good Eggs | SF.   No dessert inspiration for Easter? Here’s an easy last-minute fix: SHOPPING LIST Store-bought plain cake -or- 1 box of cake mix (for a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Unsweetened Whipped Cream

Grab your hand mixer and start whipping! Photo by Robert Matic | IST.   If you’re putting whipped cream on a very sweet dessert, such as pecan pie or double chocolate cake, you can halve the sugar in the whipped cream or eliminate it entirely. An unsweetened or just slightly sweet whipped cream provides a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chocolate Whipped Cream

Chocolate whipped cream is a delicious change of pace. Photo courtesy VillageInn.com.   Today’s tip is for chocolate lovers: Make chocolate whipped cream. It takes an extra step, but the novelty—and the delectable flavor—are worth it. Use chocolate whipped cream to garnish a cake or pie, frost a cake or cupcakes or use as a…
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