DIY Fake Cake Solution

How to Use Bread Dough for Fake Cake Tiers

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer When you work in bakeries, sometimes you get requests for fake cakes or dummy cakes. It may be because someone wants a super huge cake even though a small number of guests are attending their wedding. It may be because … Continue reading

How to Make Modeling Chocolate Video

How to Make Modelling Chocolate Video Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer This is a video supplement to Chapter 1 from the book, Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate, which demonstrates how to make modeling chocolate out of chocolate + sugar syrup. The sugar syrup can be corn syrup, liquid glucose, or golden syrup, depending … Continue reading

My Mom’s Favorite Frosting

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer I’d like to acknowledge my mum on this mother’s day and mums everywhere for that matter, since none of us would be here if it weren’t for them. If you are missing your mother today, I hope that you … Continue reading

Modeling Chocolate Recipe

Modeling Chocolate Recipe

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBufferSkip straight to the recipe or read this introduction to modeling chocolate. Modeling chocolate, also known as plastic chocolate, chocolate leather, or candy clay, is a soft, pliable confection made from chocolate and sugar syrup. It can be used in place of … Continue reading

Fruit Pizza Recipe

Peach, blueberry, and raspberry galette by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer The galette is a rustic, no-fuss, free-form tart. The crust contains cornmeal, which helps it withstand juicy fillings like berries and peaches. Any combination of berries or stone fruit will work in this simple dessert. Peaches just happen to … Continue reading

Greek Pita Pizza Recipe

Mediterranean Pita Pizza Recipe by Wicked Goodies (2)

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer“Nicko! Don’t play with the food! When I was your age, we didn’t have food!” – Maria Portokalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding This recipe is one of many easy weeknight dinners that can be baked in no time flat using … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Pita Bread Recipe

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Comparing store-bought pita bread to homemade pita bread is like stacking old cardboard up against fluffy pancakes. No contest. Fresh pita has a soft outer shell, a pillowy interior, and a round yeasty flavor.  This recipe has an added dash of cardamom … Continue reading

Spanakopita (Spinach Pie) Recipe

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Spanakopita, a Greek pastry also known as spinach pie, is buttery rich on the outside and cheesy green on the inside. Although it takes considerable effort, spanakopita can be baked in advance then frozen so that when the need (unexpected company) … Continue reading

Zucchini Nut Bread Recipe

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer When I find myself with too many vegetables (currently up to my eyeballs in zucchini and summer squash here), like a typical pastry chef, I start baking them into the center of things. This loaf is appropriate for breakfast, lunch, … Continue reading

Chocolate Glaze Recipe

Chocolate Glaze Recipe by Wicked Goodies

FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinemailBuffer Here is a recipe for a rich, not-too-sweet dark chocolate glaze that pours and sets well. It maintains its shiny luster due to the inclusion of oil. Here are some photos of cakes that I have made with this … Continue reading