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Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates is the place to go for gourmet dessert

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2014

Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates serves up the perfect marriage between the elegance of dessert couture and friendliness of small local business. Located at 1801 L Street Ginger Elizabeth’s small storefront carries a large selection of handmade chocolates, truffles, pastries and other confectioneries.  ...

Sweet and fluffy strawberry shortcake for a happy heart

Sweet and fluffy strawberry shortcake for a happy heart

Jane Park

April 23, 2013

Light and fluffy strawberry shortcakes are fun to make if you are looking for a sweet dessert to fulfill those sweet tooth cravings. A perfect dessert during the spring or summer and with strawberries in season, strawberry shortcake will be a delightful dessert to indulge in. Strawberry shortcake is a d...

Have a slice of rich, coffee-flavored tiramisu to brighten your day

Have a slice of rich, coffee-flavored tiramisu to brighten your day

Anna Puccinelli

February 27, 2013

I have heard the common saying, “coffee makes the world go around,” but in my opinion, coffee-flavored dessert makes my world go around. Those like myself, who also go crazy for fluffy cheesecake, may be interested in this luscious coffee dessert called tiramisu. Tiramisu means “pick-me-up,” in Ital...

These cranberry lemon scones will keep friends coming back for more

These cranberry lemon scones will keep friends coming back for more

Alex Mecredy

November 28, 2012

A festive treat perfect for breakfast or dessert, cranberry lemon scones are full of flavor and simple to prepare. Filled with fresh lemon, dried cranberries and white chocolate chips, these pas- tries would serve great for a holiday party or family dessert. The melted white chocolate drizzled on top and...

A traditional Mexican dessert everyone will enjoy this winter

A traditional Mexican dessert everyone will enjoy this winter

Miguel Lopez and Miguel Razo

November 28, 2012

Christmas season is in full swing, and many students will be consuming gratuitous amounts of cookies, cakes and pies. While these desserts are great holiday favorites, consuming gingerbread cookies and fruit cake at the end of every family gathering can get quite tiresome. For a great alternative to ...

Vegan peanut butter cookies like no others

Vegan peanut butter cookies like no others

Janice Daniels

November 28, 2012

I have experimented with veganizing nearly every cookie recipe in the book. From chocolate chip and snickerdoodle to gingerbread and sugar cookies – I have conquered them all. It wasn’t until last weekend, though, that I finally decided to take on the challenge of veganizing – and upgrading - one ...

Red velvet cupcakes your sweetie will love

Red velvet cupcakes your sweetie will love

Camille Anglo and Kaitlin Bruce

November 28, 2012

Due to the popularity of cupcakes, there are many cupcake stores that sell red velvet cupcakes. The popular Sprinkles Cupcakes charge $3.50 for one cupcake and $39 for a dozen. With cupcakes this good, buying them at $39 a dozen will definitely add up. The best way to save money is baking them yourself. ...

Enjoy a bite of sweets with these sushi treats

Miguel Lopez and Miguel Razo

November 7, 2012

Sushi originated in Southeast Asia where salt water was used to ferment fish, according to Tori Avey of PBS Food. This process preserved them for long periods of time sushi reached Japan in the seventh century, according to the sushi encyclopedia website (www.sushiencyclopedia.com). The popularity o...

Zombie dessert: Puff pastry intestines

Ronnie Dela Cruz

October 16, 2012

With Halloween around the corner, we thought it would be festive to make a savory treat with a human body part resemblance. Warning: This pastry is not for those with a weak stomach. Halloween spirit is required for enjoyment. We wanted to keep the Halloween spirit alive by baking a sweet concoction wi...

Sweet and salty maple bacon doughnuts

Sweet and salty maple bacon doughnuts

Brittany Lambert

October 9, 2012

Let’s not deny the fact that bacon makes everything better, especially doughnuts. Bacon has become a big trend this year with it being added to all kinds of food from ice cream to martini drinks.The maple bacon doughnut, which is also known as the “The Elvis,” is a delicious fried treat dipped in ...

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