Tag: baking

How to make a melting cake head

This is pretty hideous. But also pretty awesome.

Before being subjected to a heat lamp it looked like this:

Afterwards, it was a zombie like:

Here’s the complete breakdown of how the cake was made.

How Croissants Work

I love YouTube videos that show how stuff is made.

Got this one via Kottke.org.

Homebaked: Cookies in the car

Did you know that you can bake biscuits in your car? Me neither.

It’s summer in the US so the US Lifehacker is featuring great tips for "surviving the heat".

Here’s a car cookie recipe (if you don’t just want to buy pre-mixed cookie dough)… here’s the original source of this baked goodness.

Car-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, soft
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
2/3 cup mini chocolate chips


That heading is not a typo. It is a reference to possibly the newest, greatest, craze about to be launched on the culinary world – biscuits on a stick. Made possible by this great little invention.