Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Craft Challenge #117 – Time to Enter!

Craft Challenge #117 is open for entries! Gingerbread creations are due now through January 9. Read all about it here! Post your entry as a new topic here on the Gingerbread Entries board. Good luck and happy crafting!

Meatless Monday: Fruit Crumble

BRRRRR!!!! Winter is here and you need something hot and tasty to get your day started before you head out into the blustery cold. Don’t reach for that bland cereal. Take your oatmeal up a notch with Craftylittlemonkey’s recipe for a Fruit Crumble. Using seasonal fruits and spices, you can whip this dish up for […]

Craft Challenge #117 Announced – Gingerbread House Contest!

Craft Challenge #117 – Gingerbread House Contest, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to whip up an amazing and unique gingerbread house! Entries are due January 2 – 9. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

Gamer Wednesday: Minecraft Cake

Craftster member sushiluvzombie was able to parlay her Minecraft building skills into cake building skills! She used two flavors of cake, rice krispies, and jello to create this gorgeous (and one can only assume delicious) Minecraft cake! Of course, what Minecraft world would be complete without a few mobs? Including, a creeper, OBVIOUSLY. You can […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Vegan Peanut Butter Bars

Dread the idea of going back out into the holiday shopping melee? If you still need a gift, why not bake one! These easy vegan peanut butter bars are sure to please (and if you like, it’s easy to switch to dairy ingredients). You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Cake Pops

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill shows you just how easy making cake pops can be!  She’ll share her cake pop recipe, and show you how you can turn your cake pops into adorable panda bears and bumble bees. Learn more about cake pops and see some examples of cute cake pops from Craftster […]

Gamer Wednesday: Portal

This cake is real, and looks very delicious! DanniQuee made this uber-chocolatey cake for her fiancee’s Sci-Fi themed birthday party. The cake is chocolate with chocolate icing and chocolate sprinkles and shavings! mmmmmm. That is definitely an awesome reward! You can see more great crafts by viewing the Portal tag.

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Outdoor Sports for DIYers, How to Turn Off Your Heat for Good, and More

The Week in DIY: Outdoor Sports for DIYers, How to Turn Off Your Heat for Good, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. 10 DIY Projects for Skiing and Snowboarding From building your own roof rack […]

As Seen on TV: LOST

Have I mentioned how excited I am for the final season of LOST to start? I am SO EXCITED. In fact, next Tuesday I will be baking my very own fish biscuits based on the awesome batch that endlessly_intricate made. You can see more LOST-y food in her thread and more LOST-y goodness by viewing […]

Wear It This Weekend: Retro Half-Apron

Even if you don’t use it all the time, I think everyone should have an apron. I just love them! They’re a great thing to have on hand just in case you’re a messy cook or you don’t want bits of sewing string clinging to your pants. Lenalove was kind enough to share a simple […]

Handmade Holidays: How to Make Challah and Challah Covers

The holiday season is here, and it’s time for delicious treats. What is yummier or makes the house smell better than fresh baked Challah, the light, eggy bread served on the Jewish holidays? It is traditionally a braided loaf, but as you can see by these tasty looking posts, it can be shaped in a […]

Fresh Bread for Your Feast

Nothing smells as delicious as fresh baked bread. Why not make some for your holiday feast? There are lots of recipes on Craftster that are sure to fit in with your menu. We have picked out a variety of delicious recipes: traditional and no-knead bread, pumpernickel, dinner rolls, sweet breads, corn bread, soft pretzels, even […]

Panda Bread!

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… I’ve seen some cute things in my life (hello! llamas in costumes!) but this has to be near the top of the cuteness meter!, has a tutorial on how to make your own PANDA BREAD. *dies of cuteness* Actually, it was originally posted on Taro Taro but was […]

Foodie Friday: Chocolate Cheesecake, Brownies and More!

Just when I thought someone couldn’t possibly love sweets as much as I do, I ran across Banga’s chocoholic thread. Her post includes recipes for Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes, Peanut Butter Fudge Bars, Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprints, and Oreo Crunch Fudge Bars with White Chocolate and Buttercream Frosting. I could be mistaken, but I think I […]