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Mint and Strawberry Cakesicles are fun and easy to make
Mint and Strawberry Cakesicles are fun and easy to make©Capstone Young Readers

I received a digital copy of Custom Confections, Delicious Desserts You Can Create and Enjoy, by Jen Besel to review and have to say I wasn’t disappointed. This book is a fun collection, filled with a wide assortment of sweet treats and recipes that are easy to make.

Custom Confections has wonderful photos and recipes for all ages to enjoy
Custom Confections has wonderful photos and recipes for all ages to enjoyCapstone Young Readers

Details of the book:

A new craft-it-yourself book for the novice baker: Custom Confections: Delicious Desserts You Can Create and Enjoy! by Jen Besel. This photo-filled book will be published September 1 by Capstone Young Readers. Forty fun, simple recipes will have kids (and kids at heart) creating delicious desserts to decorate and devour!

Author: Jen Bessel

Publisher: Capstone Young Readers

Publication Date: September 1st 2014

ISBN: 9781623701369

Edition: Paperback

Since most of the recipes use easy to find ingredients such as cake mixes, fruit, yogurt and your standard baking ingredients, along with specific directions and beautiful photos that make it easy to follow even for beginners.

The book is for tweens and teens in addition, a person who likes to make creative things for younger kids to eat it’s a great one for parents and grandparents to use also. Plus the recipes make great treats for parties and get-togethers with family and friends.

Here are some of the interesting recipes available in the book:

A beautiful checkerboard cake to make in your favorite colors, peanut butter and cheesecake brownies, hidden present cookies, red velvet cookies, black and white angel food cake and several more to enjoy.

Here is one of my favorite recipes in the book for you to try courtesy and permission given by ©Capstone Young Readers.

Frosty Frozen Cakesicles – A Frozen Cheesecake treat will be a hit with kids of all ages

Mint Chocolate Cakesicles

36 chocolate sandwich cookies, divided

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened

¼ cup plain Greek yogurt

¾ cup powdered sugar

1/3 cup milk

¼ teaspoon peppermint extract

green food coloring

2 tablespoons melted butter

1. Crush the sandwich cookies. Put ½ cup of the crumbs into a large bowl. Pour the remaining crumbs into another bowl and set aside.

2. Combine the cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, milk, peppermint extract, and a few drops of green food coloring in the bowl with the ½ cup of crumbs. Mix until well combined.

3. Pour the cream cheese mixture into ice pop molds, leaving 1 inch at the top.

4. Mix the reserved cookie crumbs and butter together. Press 1 tablespoon of the cookie mixture into each mold.

5. Press a craft stick into the center of each mold. Put the molds in the freezer for at least six hours.

Strawberry Cakesicles

8-ounce package cream cheese, softened

¼ cup plain Greek yogurt

¾ cup powdered sugar

1/3 cup milk

¾ cup frozen strawberries

½ cup graham cracker crumbs

2 tablespoons melted butter

1. Blend the cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, milk, and strawberries until well combined.

2. Pour the cream cheese mixture into ice pop molds, leaving 1 inch at the top.

3. Mix the graham cracker crumbs and butter together in a small bowl. Press 1 tablespoon of graham cracker mixture into each mold.

4. Press a craft stick into the center of each mold. Then put the molds in the freezer for at least six hours.

Enjoy a custom dessert this evening with one of the many exciting recipes in the Custom Creations book. Kids will also enjoy the custom dipped treats, big-eyed owl cake, monster brownies, hedgehog cake, stuffed strawberries, farm friends cake pops and more!

CUSTOM CONFECTIONS: DELICIOUS DESSERTS YOU CAN CREATE AND ENJOY! Recipes copyright © 2015 by Jen Besel. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Capstone Young Readers, North Mankato, MN.

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