Circo's Pastry Shop BlogAwesome Sweets for Oscar Night
by mark anthony at 2014-02-26 16:16:00
Custom shaped cookies
One of the easiest treats for your friends at your party is the cookie. People love cookies and they are so simple to make. You could buy frozen cookie dough but they are so easy to make that you might as well. Custom shaped cookies made out of chocolate cookie dough and shaped like the Oscars are bound to be a hit. Create simple, conventional cookie dough with extra chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate chips and use Oscar shaped molds that you can buy from many online stores.
You can even make simple sugar cookies using flour, butter, sugar, eggs and almond extract to make the same Oscar custom shaped cookies with chocolate accents. Create small disks and insert the cookies in them so that they stand upright.
Other sweet treats
Another simple sweet treat for the Oscar night is rocky road popcorn. All you have to do is pop the corn as per the instructions on the packet. In a bowl, pour in some chocolate chips and marshmallows and add the hot popcorn and add microwave this mix for another one minute. Or you can just buy some pretzels and cover them in dark or milk chocolate for a sweet and salty treat.
Spring Wedding Cakes Ideas
by mark anthony at 2014-02-19 15:37:00
Spring is perhaps the most beautiful season to say “I do”. Nature is at it's peak of beauty and everything around you is blooming, making it the perfect time for a wedding. Adding a custom wedding cake for your Brooklyn wedding during this period could be the cherry on top for your celebrations. Here are some of the best spring wedding cake ideas
The best way to have a custom wedding cake for your spring wedding in Brooklyn wedding is to incorporate the taste of spring by adding plenty of berries and fruits in the cake instead of cream and butter fillings.
Spring is a colorful season and incorporating this into your custom wedding cake is something that can add a touch of glow to your Brooklyn wedding. Go bold with your palette and do not be afraid to add colors like orange, green and yellow in the decoration of your cake.
Spring is a season of blooming flowers. You can incorporate this into your wedding cake too. You could go innovative by matching your wedding bouquet and the cake decorations. All you need to do is get your baker in touch with your florist and see the professionals work magic with a custom wedding cake.
You can also go ahead and include some special add-ons such as honeybees, butterflies and other interesting elements made out of sugar or chocolate to add the extra delicate touch to your custom wedding cake.
Valentine’s Day Treats
by mark anthony at 2014-02-12 12:50:00
Chocolate covered strawberries make for an excellent option
Chocolate covered strawberries are the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. Regardless of how long you may have known your partner, a gift like this always impresses and does not offend. If the recipient follows a diabetic or low fat diet, sugar-free chocolate can be used to cover the strawberries. The chocolate coating can be decorated with custom designs or wordings. You can choose from a host of options when deciding which kind of chocolate to use, whether it is milk chocolate, white chocolate, or dark chocolate. You can even combine chocolates to form layers and swirls on the berry’s solid covering. The choices of interesting Valentine’s gifts are truly endless in Brooklyn.
A gift of class
Chocolates and strawberries are two gifts that indicate love. When combined, they become a truly exceptional gift that can be shared or hoarded. They can be made easily at home, but if you prepare chocolate covered strawberries at home, make sure that they are delivered within two days tops. The decadent treat can be sent to any place you like, thanks to online merchants. Chocolate covered strawberries depict appreciation and gratitude, making it one of the best possible options for Valentine’s Day.
Making chocolate covered strawberries at home?
Chocolate covered strawberries can last for a week. They must be placed in containers that are covered with paper towels. If you’re making them at home, use fresh and large strawberries and quality chocolate to make your loved one feel special. A classy Valentine’s Day gift idea couldn’t get any better!