Lemon Meringue Parfaits

Lemon Meringue Parfaits
Angel Food Bakery owner Katy Gerdes, shared a tasty Lemon Meringue Parfait recipe perfect for your next summer get together. Lemon Meringue Parfaits lemon or vanilla cake scraps (can use homemade cake or store bought mix or pre-made cake) lemon curd (recipe below or store bought) meringue frosting (recipe below) garnishes...

Peach Icebox Trifle

Peach Icebox Trifle
Baking Instructor Nancy Burgeson shared a tasty recipe for peach icebox trifle, the perfect no-bake summer dessert. Try it at home! Peach Icebox Trifle Recipe This recipe can also be served in a cake pan layering the same as per instructions below. Serves 10-12 Great no bake summer dessert 3 cups heavy whipping cream 3/4  cup...

National Cheesecake Day

National Cheesecake Day
It’s National Cheesecake Day and owner of Angel Food Bakery, Katy Gerdes stopped by to make this decadent dessert with a twist. Instead of regular vanilla cheesecake, she made Cheesecake Popsicles. Katy's popsicle cart, FrioFrio, will be at the Target Field for the Twins Game on August 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Cheesecake...

Out of The Box Ice Cream Flavors

Out of The Box Ice Cream Flavors
We're celebrating a Super Cool Summer on Twin Cities Live and July is also National Ice Cream Month. Whenever Executive Chef for Mercy in Minneapolis Ben Spangler stops by, he never disappoints. Recently Ben and his partner, Gabriella Grant created their own brand of ice cream. They stopped by to talk about BebeZito ice cream. You can try...

Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe

Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe
Owner of Amy's Cupcake Shoppe, Amy Brace, stops by TCL In Your Town: Hopkins to share more about her bakery. Here are a couple of cupcake and beer pairings from Unmapped Brewing Co. in Minnetonka: Smores Cupcake & Raspberry Prairie Cream Ale Banana Caramel Cupcake and One Flew Over the Coconut IPA Maple Date Cinnamon Cupcake and...

National Pecan Pie Day

National Pecan Pie Day
Creator of John Jean Juan, Terry John Zila stopped by with a Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe. Try it at home! Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Ingredients: 1 ½ cups dark or light brown corn syrup 4 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 tablespoons...

Ice Cream Desserts with Maddie Lu

Ice Cream Desserts with Maddie Lu
Twin Cities Live is having a “Super Cool Summer” on Twin Cities Live throughout July and August. It might be scorching hot outside but owner of Something Sweet by Maddie Lu, Maddie Lu Carlos stopped by to share tasty ice cream desserts.

Baking Betty’s

Baking Betty’s
Baking Betty’s, owned by Minnesota native Emily Osterberg, serves up gourmet cookies at Mall of America. Baking Betty’s is located on level 3, West Across from Macy’s. TCL Photographer Drew Schingen took his camera for a tour of Baking Betty's, and their store full of craft soda floats, gingersnap cookies, ice cream sandwiches and so...

Watermelon Jello Shots

Watermelon Jello Shots
Angel Food Bakery owner, Katy Gerdes, stopped by to share a 4th of July watermelon jello recipe to try out this holiday. Ingredients - Half of watermelon 2 boxes of watermelon jello 1 box of unflavored gelatin 2 cups water 2 cups vodka (Do not need vodka if you want to make kid-friendly!) Steps: -Scoop out watermelon...

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Baking Instructor, Nancy Burgeson stopped by the TCL studio with a tasty pineapple upside down cake recipe. Pineapple Upside Down Cake 1-1/4 cup key lime margarita 1 cup packed light brown sugar 20 ounce can juice-packed pineapple rings, drained (reserve juice) 6 ounce jar maraschino cherries without stems, drained 1 package yellow...