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How to Bake a Delicious Yellow Cake

If you are a baker, this cake should be a staple in your repertoire. This yellow cake is popular for all occasions and pairs well with buttercream and milk chocolate frosting. If you are using this cake [more…]

How to Make Red Velvet Cake

Rich and smooth red velvet cake has a lot of fans. If you are baking this cake to make the Christmas tree cake for your holiday party, you will need two batches. Its deep red color makes it makes it a [more…]

How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting pairs exceptionally well with a host of cakes, including the carrot cake, and red velvet cake. If you are making this frosting for your Christmas Tree cake, you will need to double [more…]

A Most Excellent White Cake

This delicious white cake bakes up high-and-mighty and is a staple for all kinds of celebrations. If you are using it to make the skating rink cake for you holiday party, you will need to make two batches [more…]

How to Make a Skating Rink Cake

Cake eaters will be amazed, surprised, and delighted by the visual impact of this design. Although the cake doesn’t pay homage to a particular holiday, it’s a great choice for any wintertime occasion. [more…]

Simple Dairy-Free Strawberry Tofu Ice Cream

Tofu-based ice cream is a little different from ice cream made with cream. The texture is not as creamy, and the flavor is slightly “beany.” Don’t be discouraged though, you’ll like it, especially this [more…]

Dairy-Free Perfect Peach Ice Cream

This dairy-free ice cream tastes especially good made with fresh, locally grown peaches when they’re in season. Experiment with this recipe by using other seasonal fresh fruits, including equal amounts [more…]

Dairy-Free Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This recipe for dairy-free mint chocolate chip ice cream is made with rice milk, which balances well with the minty flavor. Serve a dish of this nondairy treat with sliced bananas or inside a cantaloupe [more…]

Delightful Dairy-Free Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

This cool and refreshing nondairy smoothie provides a blast of vitamin C while the strawberries and kiwi fruit give it a beautiful color. Let the pretty rose color show through by serving it in a tall, [more…]

Very No-Dairy Cranberry Smoothie

The tart cranberry flavor of this delicious nondairy smoothie is complemented by sweet strawberries and plump blueberries. Make a trip to your local farmer’s market and use fresh, locally grown fruit in [more…]

Dairy-Free Italian Ice Cream Pie

This recipe for dairy-free Italian ice cream pie is a modern variation of an old Italian recipe for tortoni, a creamy semi-frozen dessert. A mix of cherries, chocolate, and rum gives this rich nondairy [more…]

Quick and Easy Dairy-Free Tofu Cherry Cheesecake

This cheesecake recipe uses tofu as a nondairy replacement for cream cheese used in traditional cheesecake. The cherries add a touch of sweetness and look pretty on top. To save time you can use a ready-made [more…]

Dairy-Free Island Upside-Down Cake

This dairy-free cake is so moist and has such a wonderful soft, springy texture that you won’t be able to tell the difference from versions made with cow’s milk. In this recipe, the blend of bananas, pineapple [more…]

Dairy-Free Tapioca Pudding

This recipe for homemade dairy-free tapioca pudding is sure to be hit at your house, so make a big batch. Before cooking, soak the tapioca so it has time to absorb some of the nondairy milk. Soaking helps [more…]

Creamy Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding

Enjoy this classic comfort food — dairy-free! This recipe uses unsweetened cocoa powder to give this chocolate pudding a mild chocolate flavor and smooth finish, so you may want to double the recipe. [more…]

Creamy Nondairy Rice Pudding with Cardamom and Raisins

This dairy-free pudding recipe is simple to prepare and doesn’t require much time at the stove. The pudding thickens in the pan as the rice absorbs the liquid. The result is a rich, creamy pudding with [more…]

Velvety Dairy-Free Chocolate Tofu Ice Cream

This recipe for chocolate tofu ice cream is simple and delicious. The texture of this nondairy ice cream is soft and creamy, somewhere between chocolate mousse and smooth gelato, and the flavor is all [more…]

Dairy-Free Poppy Seed Cake

In this recipe for poppy seed cake, cow’s milk is replaced with nondairy soymilk. A simple dusting of confectioner’s sugar adds a touch of sweetness to this delicate dairy-free cake that’s light in texture [more…]

How to Replace Dairy Desserts in Your Diet

Dessert is one of life’s simple pleasures. Giving up dairy doesn’t have to mean giving up dessert. You can find a variety of delicious ice cream substitutes and frozen novelties made with nondairy ingredients [more…]

Top Tips for Baking Cookies

Baking cookies is fun right? It is if you take the time to prepare yourself and your kitchen. Go through these steps to help you get set up and make great cookies: [more…]

Ingredients Substitutions for Cookie Recipes

If you’re making cookies and find out you’re missing a recipe ingredient (hey, it happens to the best of us) keep this list handy so you know what can be substituted: [more…]

Cutting the Fat in Cookie Recipes

If you’re looking to slim down your cookie recipes without giving up on the flavor, try these tips for reducing the fat in your favorite recipe: [more…]

Tips for Icing Cookies

If you want to top off your cookies with a sweet, creamy icing and keep them looking as great as they taste just follow these handy tips to ensure that your frosting efforts are a success: [more…]

Cookies For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Following a few foolproof baking tips will help making cookies a fun and delicious experience. If you run out of an ingredient while making cookies you can find a substitution, or you can reduce the fat [more…]

How to Make Hazelnut Chocolate Balls

These little gems of a cookie will melt in your mouth. They’re reminiscent of chocolate truffles, but the hazelnut balls pack more crunch. Hazelnut chocolate balls look very elegant when presented in paper [more…]

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