Keyword: confectioners' sugar

Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Easter, French Cuisine, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes

French Almond Croissants with Almond Paste

For a quick, simple dessert or brunch pastry, these puff pastry almond paste-filled French almond croissants (croissants aux amandes) are perfection. They are easy to make and have a delightful, slightly sweet, almond-y flavor. I top them with drizzled simply syrup and sliced toasted almonds for a nice glaze with a little crunch. The filling […]

Birthdays, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Easter, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

We love these carrot cake cinnamon rolls at my house! The addition of shredded carrots and nutmeg to cinnamon roll dough makes them even tastier. Top them with a vegan cream cheese glaze or my vegan sugar glaze for a perfect sweet breakfast or delicious dessert. I’ve slightly adapted a recipe from Mindful Avocado, omitting […]

Breakfast, Cajun Cuisine, Desserts, Oven Dishes, Southern US Cuisine

Monkey Bread King Cake

Monkey bread king cake is such a quick and simple way to create a celebratory New Orleans dessert. Using cut up vegan biscuits rolled in cinnamon and sugar gives this cake a delicious cinnamon roll flavor. Vanilla glaze and colored sugar provide the Mardi Gras colors and decoration your guests will expect. King cake is […]

Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, German Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes

Vanilla Crescent Kipferl Cookies (Vanillekipferl)

Vanillekipferl, or vanilla crescent kipferl cookies, are a popular Christmas cookie in Germany, Austria, and many other European countries. They have a flavor very close to a butter cookie or shortbread, with the addition of ground almonds and vanilla sugar. A good dusting with confectioners’ and vanilla sugar sweetens the taste even more. Not only […]

vegan chocolate frosting icing glaze
Birthdays, Desserts, Sweet Sauces

Chocolate Frosting, Icing and Glaze

One of these two chocolate frosting, icing and glaze recipes can be used as a thick frosting (or icing) or can be warmed up and thinned into a glaze. The other recipe is a thin powdered (confectioners’) sugar chocolate glaze. Both are very sweet and yummy! I was experimenting with making chocolate glazes for Mr. […]