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The Basics: Vegetable Shortening

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Vegetable Shortening Vegetable Shortening is a valuable kitchen ingredient. Although many consider it to have some negative characteristics, the main being lack of flavor, it does have a place in recipe applications. Vegetable Shortening may be used in making all sorts of baked goods ranging from flaky pie crusts, biscuits […]

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The Basics: The Egg Wash

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique The Egg Wash There are several ways an egg wash may be prepared. Different ingredients may be used in order to create specific coloration. Sometimes, the egg wash is necessary in order to ensure toppings & enhancements stick to the surface, too. Whisking together an egg with a splash […]

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The Basics: Canela en Polvo

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Profile Canela en Polvo Mexican cinnamon, also known as ceylon & more commonly sold as canela, is a mild, slightly sweet spice used in many classic, regional baked goods. The sticks are created from soft layers of cinnamon bark from trees grown in Sri Lanka & may be distinguished from […]

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The New Collection Of Banana Pudding Desserts

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials  The New Collection of Banana Pudding Desserts A delicious collection of summer classics infused with bold banana flavor are ideal to serve for birthday celebrations, family reunions & many other festive parties. Buttermilk Vanilla Wafer dough may be piped large or small & enjoyed by themselves or in Miniature Banana Pudding desserts in shot […]

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Baking Classics: Miniature Buttermilk Cupcakes

Baking Classics The Technique Miniature Buttermilk Cupcakes Buttermilk Cupcake batter may be prepared as smaller cakes that are perfect to serve for a number of special celebrations. They may be baked up to one month in advance then frozen. Thaw on the countertop for a few hours & they will be ready for finishing however […]

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Cooking Classics: Buttermilk-Banana Pastry Cream

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk-Banana Pastry Cream Buttermilk-Banana-Pastry Cream has a distinctive flavor full of twang. It is a lovely alternative to classic formulas such as Vanilla Pastry Cream that may be used to make delicious desserts from Miniature Banana Pudding to Banana Pudding Cupcakes. If a batch of pate a choux is in order, […]

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Baking Classics: Buttermilk Cupcakes

Baking Classics The Technique Buttermilk Cupcakes Buttermilk Cupcakes are the perfect foundation to use for a variety of celebrations ranging from birthdays & showers to weddings & more. They may be finished with chocolate or vanilla frosting & even dressed up further to showcase a new take on a southern classic,  banana pudding. This particular […]

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Summer Entertaining: Banana Pudding Cupcakes

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials Banana Pudding Cupcakes Banana Pudding Cupcakes are a fun summer treat the whole family will love. The homemade Buttermilk Cupcakes may be prepared up to one month in advance, then stored in the freezer until you are ready to fill & top them with the Buttermilk-Banana Pastry Cream & whipped cream. They are the […]

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