It’s National Donut Day, and you know what that means? Free donuts for everyone! If you play your cards right, you can actually eat nothing but donuts today and not spend a dime. I mean, you’ll probably feel really sick by the end of the day, but still! Worth it! Here’s where to go to score some free sweets… Keep reading »
I did not enjoy the recent article in the Wall Street Journal saying that consumers have “gourmet-cupcake burnout” and that’s why cupcake stock and sales are down. “Demand is flat. And quite frankly, people can bake cupcakes,” said some stupid food industry big wig.
First of all, I have never baked a cupcake (or anything) in my life, nor do I plan to. I do, however, enjoy having stuff baked for me. I will pay to have stuff baked for me. That’s why I go to a cupcake shop. So someone who owns an egg beater can make me a personal cake. It’s the same reason I pay for someone to make my morning latte. Because I don’t own a top-of-the-line espresso machine. Keep reading »
‘Tis the season for Easter candy, including the MVP of seasonal sweets, Cadbury Creme Eggs. As good as these ooey gooey treats are on their own, I went searching for recipes that transformed the humble Cadbury Creme Egg into something more, and oh boy did I find some creative incarnations: Cadbury Creme Egg Brulee, anyone? Click on the gallery for 7 recipes to make your Easter dessert spread one to remember!
Ready to get in the St. Patrick’s day spirit tomorrow? You’ll need green beer, obviously, but don’t forget to enjoy a few minty chocolate treats too! From mint chocolate pancakes to mint oreo trifles to mint chocolate cheesecake brownies, we’ve got you covered when it comes to green desserts. Click through for recipes!
Happy Pi Day, everyone! What are you doing to celebrate this awesome numerical holiday? Obviously you’re eating only circular foods (I mean, that’s kind of a given), and I’m guessing pie is on the menu, which is why I’ve gathered up 14 sweet and savory pie recipes to delight your tastebuds and fuel you up for a rousing game of math charades. Click through to check ‘em out!
Back when we were brainstorming Valentine’s Day recipe roundups, Ami was like, “How about tarts…for tarts?” And I was like, “OBVIOUSLY.” So here they are: 10 delicious tarts, full of fruit and chocolate and perfect for a sultry Valentine’s Day dessert. Ready to tart it up? Click through for recipes!
This wine ice cream is the real deal, containing 5 percent alcohol by volume, which means enjoying a couple scoops of Chocolate Cabernet or Peach White Zinfandel could make you a bit tipsy. And I can’t really think of anything better than that. [$7.95/pint, plus shipping, Mercer's]
Last thing about Paris and then I’ll shut up. I promise. Topic du jour: dessert. My trip made me realize that, for me, it is essential to have dessert with every meal.
This is not based on anything scientific whatsoever, just one sugar lover’s humble opinion after indulging in dessert with every meal for an entire week. I’m not exaggerating for the sake of comedic effect. I really ate 21 desserts while I was on vacay. There were a few factors which contributed to my sugar spree: I was traveling with a food critic who took me to all the finest easting establishments, it’s the French way, and of course, because I was on vacation so I was cutting lose. Keep reading »
What do you get when you combine delicious fried donuts and Nutella hazelnut spread? The donutella, which also happens to be one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, right? At least that’s what one fourth grader thought. His teacher was kind enough to share his masterful creation with the folks at Reddit, and we’re so glad. We think a Donutella is a great idea. What amazing fantasy desserts have you dreamed up? [Reddit]