Isomalt Jewels

For all you bakers and pastry chefs out there I am sure you have visited your local cake supply store and have come across Isomalt sticks or edible jewels to decorate your baked goods with.  To be honest I had never heard of isomalt until I watched a particular program on the Food Network and the gentleman…

DIY Project: Making Your Own Colored Sanding Sugar

This is probably one of the most undemanding and yet fun things to do! Making colored sanding sugar is great for that extra kick when decorating your baked goods such as cakes and cupcakes. Let’s get started shall we! HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL NEED: sugar (I used pure cane) gel food coloring plastic heavy duty zip…

How to Make Your Own Date Paste

So who loves dates? Assuming that you guys do know what dates are, right? Well, you’ve come to the right source!  Dates are a fruit and you usually find dried dates at your local grocery store in the fruit section but probably never really noticed unless you have been familiar with them.  Dates are rich…

Batty Butterfinger Red Velvet Cupcakes

Halloween is around the corner, and every boy and ghoul has a sweet tooth right? I mean they eat sweets in the afterlife right?….Right?! Well anyway before I spook myself with the thought of never having a dessert ((shudders)) I decided to take a regular red velvet cupcake and throw a favorite Halloween treat, Butterfingers, into…

Sweet treats at sweet!

Hidden around the corner located in Houston’s trendy City Centre  is a modern bakery shop full of sweets to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Filled with pastries, cupcakes, macarons, truffles and so much more, SWEET is a little piece of dessert heaven. Berry cheesecake, lemon blueberry, salted caramel and orange blossom are just a few of the cupcake flavors…