Bourbon and Thyme Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Frozen, Sweets 2 Comments

Bourbon and thyme oatmeal raisin cookies are packed with brown butter, old fashioned rolled oats, and raisins soaked in bourbon. These cookies take the classic to a whole new level. Smash some good quality vanilla bean ice cream between two of them for a truly gourmet treat.  This recipe was originally published in the July 2014 Edition of VRAI Magazine.  In January of 2010 I was all moved out of my college apartment and on the road, making the long drive from Lawrence, KS to Austin, TX. I had taken an internship at the state hospital in Austin in order …


Homemade Yogurt Shop Style FroYo

Baker Bettie Frozen, Sweets 3 Comments

Bring the yogurt shop to your home with homemade frozen yogurt or “froyo” as the cool kids are calling it! Learn how to make the classic “tart” flavor or change out the flavor of yogurt used to make your favorite flavor! Don’t forget the toppings, of course! WARNING: This post contains numerous pop culture sayings and abbreviations. You may find it obnoxious. But I hope you still love me. Consider yourself warned!  I totes love pop culture abbreviations and acronyms. Well certain ones. The other ones make me roll my eyes (just in my mind, not in real life. I’m not …


Profiteroles with Coffee Ice Cream and Chocolate Ganache

Baker Bettie Choux Pastry Techniques, Frozen, Pastries, Pate a Choux, Sweets 8 Comments

Learn how to make profiteroles filled with coffee ice cream and topped with chocolate ganache. Use the basic pate a choux recipe to make these simple shells and fill with your favorite ice cream! Remember when I did that whole Pate a Choux Series on the blog? And I taught you how to make the basic pastry and then we used it to make Beignets, and Cheese Puffs, and Classic Cream Puffs,  and Parisienne Gnocchi with (bacon and brussels sprouts!!!), and Eclairs with Espresso Glaze?! Well for some reason I forgot to share with you these profiteroles made with the same choux pastry. Probably …


Roasted Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Baker Bettie Frozen, Summer, Sweets 5 Comments

Get this recipe for rich roasted strawberry cheesecake ice cream. Summer has arrived! This ice cream is incredibly creamy and intensely flavored with cheesecake and strawberries!  The second the weather starts warming up my mind is on a one way track towards summer. I’m ready for sundresses, strappy sandals, days that never end, and permission to eat lots of ice cream. Not that you really need permission for that. But it just feels less guilty in the summer. It’s like, “Hey! It’s 120 degrees so I’m going to eat some damn ice cream!” I’m already trying to push that summer …


Dark Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream (Only 3 Ingredients, No Ice Cream Maker!)

Baker Bettie Frozen 12 Comments

I may be behind the times a little bit with this one. I think the two ingredient, no ice cream maker, ice cream method has been around for quite a while. So long that I’m not even sure who originated it. I think maybe this is the original post. But I do know where I first heard of it. My foodie bestie, Kayle from The Cooking Actress, has used this method to make all kinds of ice cream in various combinations. All you need to make the base is heavy whipping cream and a can of sweetened condensed milk. That’s …

Peppermint Ice Cream

Baker Bettie Fall, Frozen, Gluten Free, Sweets, Vegan 14 Comments

  Peppermint Ice Cream (vegan) Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 can full fat coconut milk1 cup almond milk (or other milk of choice, can also use more coconut milk)1 tbsp arrowroot powder (or cornstarch)¼ cup agave (or other liquid sweetener or choice)1/2 tsp peppermint extractseeds from 1 vanilla bean (optional)10 round peppermint candies, crushedInstructionsPlace the coconut milk, almond milk, arrowroot, agave, peppermint extract and vanilla bean seeds (if using) in a blender and blend until combined.Fold in the peppermint candy pieces.Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufactures instructions.If you do not have …

Guinness Syrup and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Baker Bettie Frozen, Sweets 21 Comments

I came home in the middle of the day today to grab some lunch on the go and there was a package in front of my door. I knew exactly what it was and I was beyond excited! You see, last month I entered Rodelle’s Great American Ice Cream Challenge with my Drunken Cherry Coconut Ice Cream. To my absolute surprise, I got 3rd place! So I knew that this package contained a bunch of goodies that I couldn’t wait to play with. Squeel! Wyatt was really excited too! Can’t you tell… The rest of the day at work was basically equivalent to a …