Macarons

Macarons
Baking instructor Nancy Burgeson shows us how to make homemade macarons for beginners. BASIC MACARON RECIPE 3 large egg whites at room temperature (100 grams) ¼ tsp cream of tartar Pinch of salt ¼ cup granulated sugar 2 cups powdered sugar (fluff and measure) 1 cup almond flour 1 tsp flavoring (your choice) In a large mixing...

Valentine’s Day Cake

Valentine’s Day Cake
Many folks are forgoing the restaurant dinner this year for Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart. But that doesn’t mean it can’t still be special.  Baking Instructor Nancy Burgeson shares a recipe for making dessert “sweet”! Cherry Chip Cake 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup un-salted-softened butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or...

Chocolate Slices

Chocolate Slices
Nancy Burgeson helps us celebrate Day 9 of our 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream.  Her suggestion is to pair this cookie with Bridgeman’s Praline Pecan flavor. CHOCOLATE SLICES-makes 60 cookies ¾ cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 1-1/2 tsp...

12 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Cherry Kisses

12 Days of Cookies: Chocolate Cherry Kisses
Nancy Burgeson prepares her Chocolate Cherry Kisses on Day 5 of 12 Days of Cookies presented by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream. CHOCOLATE CHERRY KISSES-makes 48 cookies 1 cup butter (no substitutes) softened 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp maraschino cherry juice ¼ tsp almond extract 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup...

Candy Corn Halloween Sugar Cookies

Candy Corn Halloween Sugar Cookies
Baking instructor Nancy Burgeson shows us how to make these Halloween festive cookies.  Click here for classes Nancy offer. 1 cup butter (slightly softened) 1-1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs (beaten) 1-1/2 teaspoon lemon extract 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Food coloring-orange and yellow Preheat oven to...

Mini Salted Caramel Apple Pies

Mini Salted Caramel Apple Pies
Baking instructor Nancy Burgeson makes apple pies that are perfect for eating the whole thing by yourself! Nancy is offering a virtual Truffles class on Thursday, September 24th.  Call Rosemount Community Ed for more information at 651-423-7920.    She’s also offering this class in-person in Rogers.  Contact the Rogers Community...

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Baking Instructor Nancy Burgeson stopped by the TCL studio to share a tasty Pumpkin Whoopie Pie recipe. Try it at home!  Pumpkin Whoopie Pies 2          ounces unsalted butter—room temp 1          can (15 ounces) canned pumpkin 2          eggs ¼         cup buttermilk ¼         cup...

Funnel Cakes

Funnel Cakes
Our Minne Sorta Fair is wrapping up – just as the fair would have been this coming weekend.  Baking instructor Nancy Burgeson shows us how to make a fair themed treat at home with her recipe for funnel cakes. FUNNEL CAKES-makes about 6 large cakes 2 large eggs-lightly beaten 2 cups milk-2% or whole 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups all-purpose...

Baking with Fair Foods

Baking with Fair Foods
There is no shortage of fried food to be found at the fair, but there is also fresh produce available.  Baker Nancy Burguson prepares some recipes using the peaches she found at the fair. NANCY’S COOKIE CRISP PEACH BARS (makes 1-9” square pan) INGREDIENTS For the filling: 3 jumbo peaches (or 5 smaller peaches) about 2-1/2 cups...

Fruit Desserts

Fruit Desserts
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and more are currently in season.  That means it’s time to incorporate fruits into your desserts!  Baking instructor, Nancy Burgeson gives us a few examples. SURPRISE ANGEL FOOD FRUIT CAKE 1 Angel food cake mix or your own favorite scratch recipe 6-8 drops pink food coloring 6-8 drops yellow...

Ice Box Cakes

Ice Box Cakes
Back in the early 20th century, there wasn't such a thing called a refrigerator or a freezer. Back then, people used ice boxes – where blocks of ice were kept – to keep their food safe and cold. Baking instructor, Nancy Burgeson, shows us some retro icebox cakes that you'll want to bring back!

Crazy Krispie Roll-Ups

Crazy Krispie Roll-Ups
Baker Nancy Burgeson has a recipe that will round out your barbeques this summer. CRAZY KRISPIE ROLL-UPS ¼  cup butter or margarine 1  10-ounce bag mini marshmallows 5 cups Rice Krispies or any other small sized cereal such as Peanut Butter and Cocoa Pebbles, etc. 1-1/2 cups marshmallow fluff ½-1 cup crushed graham...

French Silk Pie

French Silk Pie
If you’re spending more time in the kitchen baking, you might want to try Nancy Burgeson’s recipe for French Silk Pie out. 1 baked and cooled pie shell (use your own recipe or use a prepared store-bought crust) ½ cup unsalted butter (room temperature) ¾ cup granulated sugar (use fine sugar or regular sugar and process in food...