February 24, 2016

The early bird gets the worm- er, a Gummy Worm!

 

Treat your beak with these delicious and fun treats. You can fill them with your favorite candy, and use different colored chocolate to make Harvey Beaks characters like Fee, Foom and Harvey!

 

 

 What you'll Need: 

 Cupcake liners (Silicone domes would be best)

Colored chocolate wafers, depending on which characters you want

Marshmallows

Chocolate chips

Candy (You choose your favorites!)

 

What to Do:

 

  1. Melt your chocolate dow...

January 21, 2016

CW's Arrow returns tonight, and we're gearing up for our entire week of #DCWeek snacks! We chow down on these target donuts- easy to make and too fun to look at. Find the recipe below and get yourself a mouthful of marksmanship. 

 

 

 

 

What you'll Need:

 

1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine, softened

1 1⁄2 cups sugar

2 eggs

3 cups flour

4 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What to Do:

  1. Blend 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter wi...

January 11, 2016

MTV's Teen Wolf returned in full swing with season 5B last Tuesday, and we're on our way to finding out- What's exactly going on in Beacon Hills?

 

Is Le Bete' on it's way? Is Void Stiles back? Will Scott's pack keep it together long enough to battle Theo's newly-revived Chimeras? Will Beacon's hill resident Arkham Asylum ever be up to code? Probably not. But we can't wait to find out.

 

And because all of our Teen Wolf viewing parties need snacks that bite back, we bake...

November 24, 2015

 

 

Welcome to The Sweet Review, a weekly spotlight on some of the sweetest things in Geek! This week we turn the oven on a read I picked up at NYCC- Sam Maggs' Fangirls' Guide to the Galaxy. We picked up a signed copy of Fangirls' Guide at Quirk Books' NYCC Booth (whom you might recongnize for such paper powerhouses like Miss Perigrines trilogy, Pride and Preduice and Zombies, and Bill Murray's newest book The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray (A personal Fave.)

 

We actually...

November 11, 2015

12 Days of Nerd-Mas: Dean Winchester Style Apple Pie Taquitos!

The day after Thanksgiving, Cricket and I were going to the mall and I was like “Oh wait, there’s pie left?! Let me get some o’ dat for the road.” and he said I couldn’t eat a slice of pie in a moving car. 

So I thought ‘Wouldn’t it be awesome if you had all the deliciousness of pie in a convienent and easy to hold shell?’ and SHAZAM! The Apple Pie Taquito was born.

 

What you’ll Need:

2 Pre-made ready to roll...

November 11, 2015

Fandom Flavors [Halloween Edition]: The Pumpkin King 

Pumpkin cake loaded with chocolate chips, filled with dark chocolate ganache’ and topped with a creamy maple-nutmeg buttercream. Finished with a fondant Jack Skellington bow-tie.

 

What you'll Need: (Makes about 16)

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

¼ teaspoon ginger

¼ teaspoon salt

½ cup vegetable oil

½ cup Mini chocolate chips (I used dark chocolate but use what you li...

November 11, 2015

 

Fandom Flavors: The John Watson (BBC Sherlock inspired cupcake)

Earl grey tea cake, filled with a refreshing mint cream, topped with creamy Ginger-Almond buttercream and finished with a simple fondant cable knit jumper.

 

What you'll Need: (Makes 2 Dozen)

1 cup (1/2 lb) unsalted butter (Room Temperature)

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

3 cups self-rising flour

1 cup milk

2 bags or 2 tablespoons earl grey tea

 

What to Do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Fill 2 cupcake pans with paper liners...

November 11, 2015

It's a Supernatural Christmas, Sam Winchester!

 

You know what is delicious? Salted chocolate. Not only does this warm snuggly drink keep away demons, but it’s super easy to make. Which is my favorite kind of make. You really want to use the darkest chocolate you can find for this. I like my chocolate how I like my men. In a cup and covered in whipped cream.

 

What you Need:

2 cups granulated Sugar

3 cups dry Milk(Canned works.)

1-½ cups Cocoa

¾ cup chocolate chips

¼ teaspoon...

August 28, 2015

Donut Stack! Cartoon Network's new show We Bare Bears is filled with epic treats, and nothing says BEARS like stackable, dippable, shareable donuts. 

Make your own using our DonutStack recipe!

 

What you’ll need:

 

 1 egg, lightly beaten

 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 

½ teaspoon salt 

¼ cup whole milk, hot

1 teaspoon baking powder 

1/3 cup white sugar

¾ cup cocoa powder

2 tablespoons unsalted butter 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

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