3 ways to color Powdered Sugar

Sooo I guess the biggest question is WHY? Why do you need colored powdered sugar? First off I use it for the suede look on cakes, you can also use it to create colorful cookies, like Sandies or Crinkle Chocolate cookies. You can coat marshmallows with it and of course sprinkle other foods, like french toast, etc… We love colorful holiday meals so I use it alot!

three ways to color fondant, a video tutorial and the results of which style works best
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The BEST Flourless Chocolate Cake

This was one of the very first recipes I ever posted on this blog! I’m revitalizing it with new pictures and a video tutorial cause it’s just THAT good. This is MY favorite dessert and I make it at LEAST once a month. It’s easy to make and tastes AMAZING!

the taste and texture of this gluten free flourless chocolate cake is divine
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Naked Cake with Candied and Sugared Berries

Summer’s here! The kids are out of school and tis the season of eating outdoors, and enjoying fresh berries and lighter foods!  So when I got asked to make a summer cake for Merry Mag Summer I decided to do a naked cake with fresh berries!  This one happens to be a vanilla bean cake with a lemon buttercream, but you can go with any flavor of cake you like!

A quick and easy layered summer cake with candied strawberries and sugared berries, sweet and refreshing!
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Homemade Cronut Recipe and 17 must try donut recipes!

So as I finished the end of my pastry series on my youtube channel (croissants, Pain au chocoalt and Kouign Amann) I realized I couldn’t be done without the elusive CRONUT! Again using the same dough, same recipe just made differently it’s a wonderful treat that everyone loves! AND today is national DONUT day so it’s just too perfect!

make your own layered dough and homemade cronuts with this recipe and video tutorial
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Sugared berries

I love the look of sugared berries, they look like they are frozen almost (they would have been PERFECT for my daughters Frozen birthday party, dang it).  So when I got asked to create a fun SUMMER cake for the Summer edition of Merry Mag I knew just what I wanted to create… So come back Monday to see a sweet, and EASY summer cake (red white and blue, fresh berries, lemon frosting… )

Candied strawberries and sugared berries are a wonderful treat with a sweet crunch
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