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Wilton's Candy Melts

While at michael's, I stumbbled upon this bag of Wilton's candy melts. i bought it out of curiosity but im not sure what to do with it, how to treat them... can i use them as if they were couverture chocolate? melt it for covered chocolate strawberries.... use it for chocolate making: like these?

i'm guessin these cant be as tasty as couverture but it is a lot more accessible to me, that and they carry SOOO many colors with its respective flavor:

i used to make these: while i was in peru visitin my mom, she got me into it, theyre filled with dulce de leche and pecans[the most common filling


finally, my question is: would the candy melts work out for this kind of thing?

Jul 03, 2010
Mina000 in Home Cooking

molten chocolate cakes/souffles

doesn't answer my question, but thanks for the recipe ^_^...... but oh, the site says error... =\

Jun 29, 2010
Mina000 in Home Cooking

molten chocolate cakes/souffles

i think ive only had one once in my life and had no idea how they were made. i've been readin up on them and as i read each and every recipe, it says that they are dont when the outside it done. this to me completely go agaisnt everythin i've ever believed in hahaha. may sound stupid but true to me, as most cake recipes say to stick a toothpick in it and when it comes out clean, its done.

now my question is, are molten cakes one of those, "eat at your own risk" kind of foods? like eggs over-easy? are the eggs in this batter cooked through and safe to eat when you break the surface of the cake and out comes oozing out the deliciousness that is dessert?

i've always wondered, thought this would be a good place to ask =]

Jun 28, 2010
Mina000 in Home Cooking

Brownies: the crust.

i was actually asking because i wanted to make them into cookies, cause of the convenience and the extra "crustiness". i guess mini muffins would work well too. thanks=]

May 15, 2010
Mina000 in Home Cooking

Brownies: the crust.

what gives brownies that crust top layer that cakes dont get? is it an specific ingredient or more of an ingredient? would it be possible to double that top layer?

May 12, 2010
Mina000 in Home Cooking


you can easily make apple pie or if you want a little less work, Apple Crisp!

5 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, chopped small
1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into pieces
1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

For the Filling:
Mix all the ingredients together. Place into 7 to 8-ounce ramekins.
For topping:
Mix the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in large bowl. Blend the butter into the mixture until it forms pea size lumps. Stir in pecans and sprinkle over filling.

Bake crisps for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

you dont need any kind of mixer and its delicious.

Apr 11, 2010
Mina000 in Home Cooking

la rosa nautica NOT inca grill....boca

actually lomo saltado is served with french fries, not sure if they actually made the fries or used frozen french fries [like i would at home since its faster and easily available] but its not because your white or gringo lol thats just the dish. im peruvian and ive never seen it served with plantains, maybe on the side, if its asked for =] with the fries, its as traditional as it can get: