Baking & Desserts

Honey, Lemon and Thyme Ice Cream
Steeping the thyme in the cream mixture brings out the subtle taste of this favorite summer herb. More »
Raspberry Meringue Ice Pops
"Italian meringue is a cooked meringue, which has a thick, silky texture. It is often used as a base for European-style sorbets, but here I have used it in sweet and smooth ice pops," says Andrew Chase, author of 200 Best Ice Pop Recipes. Is there anything better than a freezing cold ice pop on a... More »
Avocado Ice Pops
In Mexico and other parts of Central America, avocados are sometimes used in sweets. This use certainly won’t seem strange to Filipino, Vietnamese and Indonesian people, who primarily enjoy the fruit over shaved ice with sweetened condensed milk or in milkshakes, says author of 200 Best Ice Pop... More »
Ice Pops: Wonderful Frozen Treats on a Stick
What joy, what freedom, what fun and adventure! During my first school summer break, between kindergarten and first grade, my two sisters and I (ages six and a half, four and five and a half, respectively) were finally allowed to cross busy streets together without the supervision of adults. If we... More »
Orange (Carrot) Less-Drip Ice Pops
Unless your kids are carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll never know the difference. The pops are bright orange, sweet and a good healthy treat, especially on a hot day, says author of 200 Best Ice Pop Recipes, Andrew Chase. More »
Peppermint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
This cool, refreshing ice cream is a hit with both kids and adults. Just ask five-year-old Charley, who gobbles it up whenever it’s made. If you’re a true fan of this classic combo, you might want to add some green food coloring to make sure it looks minty. This version is white and packs a... More »
Blueberry Ginger Ice
It seems not to matter whether you use fresh or thawed frozen blueberries in this recipe, according to Marilyn Linton and Tanya Linton, authors of The Ice Cream Bible. You can omit the chopped mint if you prefer. For a perfect red, white and blue holiday dessert, serve a scoop of this ice with a... More »
The Perfect Ice Cream
We evaluate ice cream, like wine, according to certain criteria, including appearance, texture, flavor and meltability, say The Ice Cream Bible authors and food experts Marilyn Linton and Tanya Linton.             Appearance is the most obvious... More »
Chocolate and Orange Liqueur Iced Soufflé
A cross between chocolate mousse and ice cream, this incredibly delicate iced soufflé is a keeper for your personal recipe book. You'll be the hit of any celebration with this tasty treat! More »
Mississippi Mud Pies (Babycakes Cupcake Maker)
Want an easy recipe the kids can help with (that doesn't need the oven on a hot summer day)? Try this... (keep the paper towels handy!) More »
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