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    Now, That’s a LOT of Icing…

      Ever wonder how much icing we use??     Each week my bakers make our buttercream from scratch.  I don’t buy it pre-made in buckets like the grocery stores or some bakeries.  I developed my buttercream recipe before I even op...

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    Test Baking…A Love/Hate Process

    Adding new products to our Bakery menu is exciting, but it can be a tedious process. Before I opened the bakery, I developed all my cookies at home in my Kitchen-aid mixer.  These were small batches that I would mix, bake & evaluate.    Depen...

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    Gingerbread Play-dough

    Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup salt 2 tsp. cream of tartar 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon 2 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. ground cloves 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 cup water Instructions In a medium saucepan whisk together dry ...

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  • Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe from the Kansas CW

    1/4 cup butter or margarine 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 7 slices pineapple 7 maraschino cherries without stems, if desired 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup granular sugar 1/3 cup shortening 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 cup milk 1 egg &...

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    Chocolate Guinness Cake

    Chocolate Guinness Cake Chocolate Guinness Cake   1 cup Guinness Beer 1/2 cup butter, cubed 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup cocoa 2 eggs, beaten 2/3 cup sour cream 3 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 2 cups flour   In small saucepan, hat beer & ...

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    Sunflower Seed Cookies from the Kansas CW

      SUNFLOWER SEED COOKIES 1/2 Cup Butter 1/2 Cup Shortening 1 Cup Brown Sugar, packed 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp. Vanilla 2 Cups All Purpose Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Salt 2 Cups Quick Oats 1 Cup Coconut 1 Cu...

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    One Cookie Recipe…Lots of Variations

    Here are a few fun ways to vary your favorite sugar cookie recipe.  If you don’t have one, I have one below that is a standard roll-out cookie.  But, if you have a favorite family recipe, just use that.  It just has to be one that is the rol...

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    Pumpkin Sheet Cake from Kansas CW

      Pumpkin Sheet Cake 4 eggs 2 cups Sugar 1 Cup Oil 1 – 15 oz. Can Pumpkin Mix thoroughly, set aside 2 Cups Flour 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda 1/2 tsp. Salt 2 tsp. Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Ginger 1/4 tsp. Cloves Mix dry ingredients...

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    Blueberry Tarts from the Kansas CW

        4 Cups Fresh or Frozen Blueberries 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/3 Cup Flour 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp. Butter or Margarine   Prepared Pie Crusts -2  Your favorite recipe or from the grocery store.  (Rolled into 12-inch circles) &...

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    Recipe from the morning show on The Kansas CW

    Traditional Strawberry Shortcake Traditional Strawberry Shortcake     2 3/4 cups flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 4 tsp. baking powder 3/4 cup cold butter, cut-up 2 large eggs 1 cup (8 oz.container) sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla Combine flour, s...

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