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French Almond Nougat

Started by Sandra Larry in 911 Dessert Emergency Apr 7, 2016. 0 Replies

Has anyone ever tried to use glucose instead of corn syrup when making French almond nougat? I want to experiment with this and was wondering if anyone has. If so, what was the outcome?Continue

What Is Your Signature Dessert?

Started by Reed in 911 Dessert Emergency Apr 3, 2016. 0 Replies

Do you have a signature dessert that you are famous for? If so, what is it? Mine would be soft pavlova with liqueur mascarpone and raspberry coulis or compote.Continue

Suggestions For Genoise Filling

Started by Sandra Larry in 911 Dessert Emergency Apr 3, 2016. 0 Replies

I have to cater for an event that will take place in 4 weeks and my main dessert will be a genoise-based cake.I'd like some suggestions for the filling please. Would you go for a simple raspberry or passion fruit filling or would it be a good idea…Continue

Cake Recipe

Started by Shelia Livingston in 911 Dessert Emergency Apr 3, 2016. 0 Replies

Do any of you have a special "go to" cake recipe for weddings?  I have several that I use but one in particular seems to be the favorite of all my customers.  It's a rather dense vanilla pound cake type recipe.  I would like to hear what your…Continue

Electric chocolate melter

Started by AllyKat in 911 Dessert Emergency. Last reply by Shelia Livingston Mar 22, 2016. 8 Replies

Does anyone have experience with an electric chocolate melter? I've been using a double boiler for years, but I am thinking of upgrading to an electric melter. I was looking at one made by Wilton, but since I have no experience with these little…Continue

Flan for a crowd?

Started by Mary A Storey in 911 Dessert Emergency. Last reply by Mary A Storey Apr 13, 2016. 6 Replies

Hi Everyone,We are having an event where I'll need to make coconut flan for 300 guests.  Does anyone have a LARGE scale recipe?  We are thinking of baking in a disposable steam pans instead of individual molds.  My exec chef has calculated that we…Continue

Artisan Bread Bakers

Started by Joan Vieweger in 911 Dessert Emergency Apr 25, 2014. 0 Replies

If anyone knows of experienced artisan bread bakers in the Southern California area, please have them contact me.  I have a friend up in the Carpinteria area (just outside Santa Barbara) that is looking to fill some positions. Thank you!Joan…Continue

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Premier Rolled Fondant

Started by Larry Italiano in Who Makes the Best .... Last reply by AllyKat Apr 11, 2016. 3 Replies

If you couldn’t attend the Renshaw Sugarcraft Academy, but would love to know how to model a perfect miniature fairy, create a baby blanket cake, make neon flowers and shape beautiful sugar paste flowers, then fear not! We’ve pulled together an…Continue

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