Posts tagged "desserts"

Brace Yourselves: Crumbs Cupcake Shops Have All Suddenly Closed

The formerly beloved cupcake chain Crumbs closed its doors yesterday, likely to never open again. The company’s 48 stores in 10 states are suddenly gone, and countless Crumbs employees lost their jobs overnight. The cupcakery, which has been around since 2003, had a loss of $18 million in the past year. Does this mean the…

By: Claire Hannum / July 8, 2014

Where Can I Get My Hands On A Churro Ice Cream Sandwich?

Does anything sound more delicious than a churro ice cream sandwich (besides, maybe, a gold-encrusted sundae)? Yes, the trendy dessert craze can be overwhelming, overpriced and overhyped, but how else would we receive delicious summer treats like this hybrid churro delicacy? Created by chef Sylvia Yoo at Churro Borough, a catering company in LA, the sandwich consist…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2014

Want: Cat-Shaped Marshmallows That Float To The Top Of Your Drink

How cute are CafeCats, a line of kitty-themed marshmallows? Made by Japanese confectioner Yawahada, the cats float to the top of your hot beverage to peek out as you sip. Yawahada also makes marshmallows that melt in your mug to reveal a little pink cat paw floating in your drink. Too cute! As of right now,

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2014

Life Dream Status: Desperate For A Doughnut Right Away? There’s An App For That!

Doughbot is the stuff the American Dream is made of: for only 99 cents, you can have at your fingertips access to the exact location of any and all doughnut sellers near you. I don’t love paying for apps, but sometimes you just need a fix, you know? The app works by scanning Instagram, Yelp and…

By: Claire Hannum / April 18, 2014

Frisky Eats: 9 Champagne Sweets For New Year’s Eve

Just like you shouldn’t limit your New Year’s Eve sequin intake to your dress (get yourself a really fabulous pair of sequined shoes too!), I’m also of the mind that you shouldn’t limit your NYE champagne intake to simply drinking it. Have your fizzy and eat it too with these awesome champagne desserts. Rose champagne macarons, strawberry champagne…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 27, 2013

An Open Letter To Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter

Dear Cookie Butter,

I wasn’t aware of your existence until I was standing in line at Trader Joe’s a few weeks ago and noticed a display of jars with a sign that said “LIMIT TWO PER CUSTOMER.” I went to investigate but was stopped by a middle-aged man with a handlebar mustache wearing…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 2, 2013

Frisky Eats: 10 Rainbow Foods To Celebrate Sweet Victory

The Supreme Court’s decisions to strike down DOMA and Prop 8 deserve some serious celebration. And what food would be more fitting for this sweet, sweet victory than an array of rainbow desserts? I found recipes for rainbow cake, popsicles, cupcakes, cookies, truffles, and much more. Click through to check ‘em out!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 27, 2013

Dream Or Nightmare: Cupcakes Made Entirely Of Frosting

These cupcakes, created by Stefani Pollack of Cupcake Project, actually contain no cake: they’re made entirely of frosting. Instead of chocolate cake, the base is made by piling chocolate frosting in a chocolate wrapper, and the whole thing is topped with more frosting. I’ve never been a big fan of frosting, so this photo i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 6, 2013

Weekend Project: S’mores Brownies With Peeps

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Peeps have begun their annual invasion of the grocery store candy aisle. I found a bunch of peeps recipes that involved melting them down into bright blue liquid to stir into popcorn, or heating them up and squashing them between two graham crackers, their drooping beaks peeking out from under…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 23, 2013

Frisky Eats: 5 Macaron Recipes For International Macaron Day

Happy Macaron Day, everyone! Today is a day to celebrate the delicious, delicate, and notoriously difficult little cookie, the macaron. If you’re in Paris or NYC, you might be able to score free macarons from a famous bakery (lucky you!), but if you live elsewhere, I suggest you take the opportunity to whip up a batch of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 20, 2013

Frisky Eats: 7 Mint Chocolate Treats For St. Patrick’s Day

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!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 16, 2013

Frisky Eats: 14 Perfect Pie Recipes For Pi Day!

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…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2013

Weekend Project: Pink Champagne Cake Pops For Oscar Sunday

Having a little gathering to watch the Academy Awards this weekend? Let your guests drink their champagne and eat it too with these fabulous pink champagne cake pops, made with a champange batter, frosted with a vanilla champagne icing, and dusted with edible glitter. So glamorous, right? And between bites of bubbly, don’t forget to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 23, 2013

Valentine’s Day Recipes: 10 Tarts For Tarts!

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!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2013

Weekend Project: Strawberry Shortcake Rice Krispie Treats

There are so many reasons you should make these strawberry shortcake rice krispie treats this weekend. Maybe you’ve always wanted to see what heaven tastes like. Maybe you’re looking for a festive red dessert to pre-game for Valentine’s Day. Maybe Nemo has you trapped inside and you were wondering what to do with the Rice Krispies,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 9, 2013

Frisky Eats: 10 Crazy-Delicious Coconut Recipes

I am of the mind that coconut makes everything better. Want proof? Click on the gallery to feast your eyes on coconut donuts, coconut pancakes, coconut bread, coconut frozen yogurt, and other coconut-infused delicacies–and just try not to drool!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 25, 2013

Weekend Project: A Girl Scout Cookie Cake Of Dreams

I’m starting to get emails warning me that Girl Scout Cookie Season, AKA The Annual Will Power Challenge That We All Eventually Fail, is quickly approaching. If you’d like to get in the sugary spirit a bit early, or just can’t wait to bite into that first delicious Samoa cookie, might I suggest this breathtaking Samoa bundt…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 5, 2013

Frisky Eats: 10 Super Delish Vegan Cookie Recipes

Whether you’re vegan yourself, are trying to eat fewer animal products, dealing with a food allergy, or attempting to please a picky eater in the family, there are a lot of reasons to experiment with vegan cooking (and baking!). So many delicious vegan cookie recipes have been catching my eye lately that I thought it…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 23, 2012

Weekend Project: A Boozy Hot Fudge Milkshake Of Dreams

Milkshakes aren’t usually the best choice for a winter drink, but when you add some belly-warming bourbon and hot fudge, it suddenly becomes the perfect December treat. Cheers! [How Sweet It Is]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 15, 2012

Frisky Eats: 10 Decadent Holiday Fudge Recipes

We’re almost halfway through December, and I have yet to eat one piece of ridiculously decadent holiday fudge. This must be remedied immediately! Care to join me on my mission? Click on the gallery to check out 10 delicious fudge recipes incorporating everything from candy canes to Oreos to Irish cream and pistachios…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 14, 2012
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