Dessert: Candy Corn Cake Wedges

 Candy Corn Cake Wedges Makes 12 Wedges INGREDIENTS: Cake: 1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Cup Milk, At Room Temperature 2 Large Eggs, At Room Temperature 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 8 Tablespoons (1 Stick) Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 3/4 Cup Sugar Frosting: 3/4 Cup Vegetable Shortening 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 Sticks) Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 6 Cups Confectioners' Sugar 6 … [Read more...]

Sweet Li’l Bunny Cupcakes

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Bunny Cookie Cupcakes

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Dessert: Candy Corn Freeze

Candy Corn Freeze Makes 9 Servings 1 Quart Orange Sherbet 1 Half-Gallon Vanilla Ice Cream 3 Disposable Decorating Bags 9 Clear 10-Ounce Glasses Yellow Paste or Gel Food Color Orange Nonpareils, For Garnish 1.     Letthe sherbet and ice cream sit at room temperature until softened, about 15minutes.  Transfer the sherbet to adecorating bag.  Transfer 4 cups of theice cream to another decorating bag. Place them in the freezer. 2.     Addinga few drops at a time, mix some yellow food color into … [Read more...]

Dessert: Pumpkin Patch Tart

Pumpkin Patch Tart Makes 9-Inch Tart 1 Packaged Refrigerated Pie Crust 5 Ounces (5 Squares) Bittersweet or Semisweet Baking Chocolate, Finely Chopped 1 ½ Cups Heavy Cream 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/8 Teaspoon Salt 4 Ounces (1/2 Cup) White Fondant Brown Paste or Gel Food Color Orange Paste or Gel Food Color 1.     Heatthe oven to 450°F.  Fit the pie crustinto a 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Liberally prick the inside of the tart shell with a fork and bake asdirected on package, … [Read more...]

Beverage: Orange Hot Chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate Makes 10 Servings 12Ounces Premium White Chocolate 8Cups Milk 1Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 2Drops Orange Food Color WhippedCream and Chocolate Nonpareils, For Garnish 1.     Coarselychop the white chocolate and transfer it to a medium-size heatproof bowl.  Set aside. 2.     Heatmilk in a medium saucepan over medium heat until bubbles begin to form at edgeof surface, about 4 minutes.  Immediatelypour milk over chocolate.  Stir untilchocolate is melted and mixture is … [Read more...]

Halloween: Black Cat Dippers with Pumpkin Pie Dip

Black Cat Dippers with Pumpkin Pie Dip Makes 2 1/2 Dozen Dippers & 3 Cups Dip INGREDIENTS: 1 Package (8 Ounces) Cream Cheese, Softened 1 Can (15 Ounces) Solid-Pack Pumpkin 1 Cup Confectioners' Sugar 1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 Tablespoon Honey 1 Package (15 Ounces) Refrigerated Pie Pastry 1 Egg 1 Tablespoon Milk Black Paste Food Coloring 1/4 Cup Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.  Add the pumpkin, confectioners' sugar, pie … [Read more...]