Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops

Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops (Brownie Cookies)

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Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops are cookies with a soft and chocolatey center that any chocoholic would love. The snowy crackly tops are made from powdered sugar, which surprisingly does not add a lot sweetness to the cookies. Dorie Greenspan’s cookie recipes have just enough sweetness to them, which is something I appreciate.

Coco Puffs

Coco Puffs with Chantilly Frosting

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If you ever get a chance to go to Honolulu, Hawaii, I highly recommend visiting Liliha Bakery and getting a box of their Coco Puffs! Their Coco Puffs are one of my favorite desserts in the world! This gloopy, messy, and delicious dessert is pâte à choux with a chocolate filling, and topped with what they call chantilly (not to be confused with chantilly cream). […]

Strawberry Jello and Vanilla Panna Cotta Pokeball

Strawberry Jello and Vanilla Panna Cotta Pokeballs

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I’m not the most creative person in the world, but I wanted to make something with my sphere molds aside from more mizu shingen mochi (water cakes). I ended up getting inspired by Pokemon; one of the most famous icons of Pokemon is the Pokeball. In the world of Pokemon, trainers will capture Pokemon with Pokeballs. It also just so happens that the Pokemon franchise celebrated its […]

Water Cake

Mizu Shingen Mochi (Water Cake)

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Mizu Shingen Mochi, or water cake, is like nothing I’ve eaten before. It’s like eating a gelatinous blob of water that changes from solid to liquid the moment it goes in your mouth. It’s definitely a fun dessert to make and eat. My water cake didn’t look like the works of art I’ve seen on Japanese websites, but I imagine the experience of eating it is pretty similar. […]

Victoria Sponge Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake

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The Victoria Sponge is a classic British tea-time cake that is said to have been a favorite of Queen Victoria. I have seen a version of the Victoria Sponge Cake that has two layers of sponge cake that sandwich fresh whipped cream and jam, and another that uses fresh fruits instead of jam. Some recipes use raspberries and others use strawberries. Any way you make this cake, it […]