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Differences Between Vanilla Extract & Imitation Vanilla

You often see vanilla extract as an ingredient in dessert recipes. What is vanilla extract – and is it really necessary? We asked world-renowned Chef Eddy Van Damme, the “Prince of Pastry” to give us the scoop between this ingredient and imitation vanilla. Vanilla beans grown in tropical countries can be pricey, so vanilla extract … Continue reading Differences Between Vanilla Extract & Imitation Vanilla

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How to Decorate Desserts with Flowers

Flowers abound in the South in spring and summertime, and they always seem to make everything more beautiful. So why not add them to your desserts? Don’t let this fabulous flora and fauna intimidate you – you can decorate desserts with flowers right at home. Cakes of all kinds can be decorated with edible flowers … Continue reading How to Decorate Desserts with Flowers

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Star-Spangled Fourth of July Cake and Craft

Are you having a Fourth of July celebration this year? Make it a star-spangled event with a kid-friendly craft and a Fourth of July cake that go along with the theme.  We’ve got the recipe for both creative fun and a delicious dessert that are sure to spark fireworks with your guests way before the … Continue reading Star-Spangled Fourth of July Cake and Craft

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How To Make Fourth of July Fireworks Cookies

We are so excited to welcome back our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from Bake at 350! Bridget has been a guest on Sweetalk before, sharing her cookie decorating expertise on the popular Conversation Heart Cookies and Ribbon Easter Egg Cookies. This time she’s here to show us how to decorate fireworks cookies just in time for the … Continue reading How To Make Fourth of July Fireworks Cookies

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How to Make a Layer Cake Like a Pro

An impressive layer cake is the signature mark of an accomplished baker. But really, anyone has the chops to make a layer cake with just a few tips. First timers and veterans alike can stand to learn a bit from Chef Eddy’s suggestions on how to give your layers some extra lift. A layer cake … Continue reading How to Make a Layer Cake Like a Pro