Lemon Buttercream

Lemon Buttercream

Recipe Makes: 4 cups buttercream Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 4 sticks of butter; room temperature 2 tsp lemon extract 3 tbsp lemon zest 4 tbsp lemon juice ¾ cup evaporated milk 1 cup granulated sugar DIRECTIONS: Start off by pouring the evaporated milk into a pan. [...]

Coffee Extract

Coffee Extract

Recipe Makes: 2 cups Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 cup coffee beans 2 cups vodka DIRECTIONS: In a clean mason jar combine vodka and coffee beans. Seal the lid tightly and give the mixture a good shake.Shake everyday for 20 seconds or so for 1 week. After a week strain [...]

S’mores Dip

S’mores Dip

Recipe Makes: 2 ramekins Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: about 10 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 cup chocolate chips; divided 1 cup mini marshmallows; divided 1 tsp butter; divided (you can use cooking spray instead) DIRECTIONS: Place the ramekin in the oven and preheat to 400 F. Take the ramekins out carefully [...]

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Recipe Makes: 2 cups Prep Time: 1 minute Cook Time: 12 minutes Total Time: 13 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 bag cranberries ½ cup water juice from 1 medium orange 1 orange peel ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup light brown sugar DIRECTIONS: PREP: Wash and dry the cranberries. Use a peeler to peal an orange peel. [...]

Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin Puree

Recipe Makes: around 5 cups (depends on the pumpkin size) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 pumpkin around 13" DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400 F and grab a baking sheet. No need to line it with parchment paper since the pumpkin juices can be easily washed [...]

Royal Icing

Royal Icing

Recipe Makes: about 2 cups Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup meringue powder ½ cup water; minus ½ tbsp 3 ½ cups powdered sugar DIRECTIONS: In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine meringue powder and water.  Whisk until starts to foam.  Take about 3-4 minutes.  Slowly start to add [...]