Candies, Desserts, Giveaway

Yema Candy for a Sprinkle Bakes Giveaway!

February 27, 2013

This is looooooong overdue.  I mean like 6 months overdue!  I have been planning this giveaway for months, but pregnancy and baby got in the way.  But finally things have cleared up and I have an amazing giveaway!

 
Sprinkle Bakes is one of my very favorite bloggers!  I am obsessed with everything Heather makes.  Each and every item is perfectly beautiful.  Her pieces aren’t just any normal dessert, they are works of art.  Her book has 200+ pages of awe-insipiring desserts.  She outlines basics like Chocolate Cake and American Buttercream and showcases recipes such Candy Nesting Bowls and Homemade Fondant and Modeling Chocolate.  Heather goes into incredible detail to make her extravagant recipes look easy.  
When deciding which recipe to make from Sprinkle Bakes, these Yema Candy really stood out to me.  They looked so delicate and soft, and {most important!} easy.  Turns out they were all that and more.
 
Lucky for you, Sprinkle Bakes is giving away a copy of her book!  
To enter the giveaway, all you need is do is head on over to Sprinkle Bakes blog and choose your favorite recipe of hers.  Leave a comment below stating what you choose.  
For an additional entry, follow me on twitter {@KrissyCreations} and tweet and about this giveaway.  Be sure to leave an additional comment stating that you did so.  
 
The giveaway ends on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 at 11:59pm PST.  The winner will be announced next week.
 
Good luck!

 
Yema Candy
1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
1 can (14-ounces) Sweetened Condensed Milk
5 Egg Yolks
Pistachios, Finely chopped, For Decoration
Yellow Sanding Sugar
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan.  Stir in the sweetened condensed milk and heat for 1 minute.  Add the egg yolks and stir to combine.  Continue stirring until a thick paste forms and starts to pull away from the sides of the pan.  Remove the pan from heat and transfer the mixture to a bowl; cool completely.
Once cooled, roll the candy in 1½-inch balls and then roll into the yellow sanding sugar to coat completely.  To make it easier to roll, lightly butter your hands before rolling the candy.  Top with crushed pistachios.

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  • Alyssa H February 27, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    I think the homemade cow tales look really fun!

  • Heather Thornburg February 27, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    Baked Churros!

  • Jordan February 27, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    Cherry vanilla cake!

  • Shara McIntyre February 27, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Love the strawberry ruffle cake!

  • Dina February 27, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    I love Heather’s heritage red velvet cake.  I featured it in a Valentine’s Day recipe roundup on my blog. 

  • Leah February 27, 2013 at 9:14 pm

    I like the ale and pretzel caramels.

  • Wendie February 27, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    Orange Yogurt Loaf cake – versatile recipe and beautiful presentation 

  • Jan February 27, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    I pick the churros

  • treekat February 27, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Everything looks yummie to try them all!@ just in time for Easter..

  • Lizbeth232 February 27, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    Mmmmmm … mocha swirl cookies!

  • Desiree Vick February 27, 2013 at 9:44 pm

    Well the very first thing I saw when I clicked over was her rainbow frosting cupcakes. Um, gorgeous!!! But also, I’d love to try her Guinness Pretzel Truffles 🙂

  • Andreamcelesia February 27, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    Being from Argentina I’m very familiar with this recipe. There it’s coated with hard caramel.I asked my mother to bring some when visiting in June but I will give this recipe a try 🙂 they look yummy 🙂

  • Amie February 27, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    Love your blog!!!  I simply MUST try this recipe; I could eat sweetened condensed milk out of the can for every meal if I didn’t control myself!!!

    I think my favorite sprinklebakes recipe is her tuile spoons with peanut butter mousse!  I’d like to try a pistachio butter version (because pistachio butter is the tastiest thing on earth).  http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2010/03/peanut-butter-mousse-in-tuile-cookie.html

  • Melissa Maruca February 27, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    Wow! Those candies look so tasty! 🙂 I bet Zekey would love them!!!

  • Shelly8806 February 27, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    I’m having a hard time deciding between the chocolate mousse cookie dough bombe and the peanut butter cup brownie cake!

  • barbara n February 27, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    I love Earl Grey tea so I would love to try her Earl Grey Poppy Seed Tea Cakes!

  • Ferron Martin February 27, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    I’ve 

  • SiobhanB February 27, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    I love most of the things Heather creates, but that Frankenweenie cake is one of my favorites 🙂 

  • Agos February 27, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    I love all of her recipes but the strawberry milk whoopie pies are my fave 🙂

  • Agos February 27, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    By the way, I followed you on Twitter and tweeted about the giveaway (my username is @SaborPastelBlog)

  • francessandford February 27, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    princess torte cupcakes look amazing!!!!

  • Lisabstamporders February 27, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    would love to win this 🙂

  • Lisabstamporders February 27, 2013 at 11:02 pm

    following on twitter 🙂

  • Andrea Lauria February 27, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    oh one of my

  • Stephbettis February 27, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    I’d love to make the Espresso-biscoff heart cake!!!

  • Heidi February 27, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    The Seven Sins Choc Cake has me drooling. I haven’t tasted it, but the beautiful photography makes it look way too tempting! *Tummy rumble*.

  • Amie February 27, 2013 at 11:07 pm

     following on twitter; tweeted about contest!  I always feel like such a greedy little monkey when I comment on giveaway posts :^[.  Your blog is excellent!

  • Emilynhr February 27, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    yummy!

  • Emilynhr February 27, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    Twitter share:
    https://twitter.com/emilynhr/status/306903925582352384

  • Rachel February 27, 2013 at 11:20 pm

    a) the Sea-salted Caramel Chocolate Tart looks to die for.

  • CBinLB February 27, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    I tried the baked churros and nummy in my tummy!  What I really LOVE about your blog are the fabulous pictures of your creations.  Very, very nice!

  • Kim C. February 27, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    My favorite of hers is the Bellini Petal Lollipops. 

  • Lauren Mitchell February 27, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    No-Bake Strawberry Milk Cheesecake 🙂

  • Rachel February 27, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    b) tweeted you: https://twitter.com/maeby_bluth/status/306906187142660097

  • Martysback February 27, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    The Deep Dish Banoffe Pie calls my name.  Just pinned it, probably for the 2nd or 3rd time

  • Kim C. February 27, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    I follow KrissyCreations on Twitter and I tweeted about the giveaway. https://twitter.com/KCatapano/status/306908641645178880

  • Shailja Prasad February 27, 2013 at 11:40 pm

    I Looove the Colorful Spiral Cookies. My kids would adore them.

  • Alison February 28, 2013 at 12:21 am

    I have been dying to try her Deep Dish Banoffee Pie … waiting for just the right occasion!

  • Hannah Rubenstahl February 28, 2013 at 1:02 am

    The Crown Jewel cake looks SO FUN!

  • Megan A De Renzis February 28, 2013 at 1:15 am

    churros!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Trudi Verrico February 28, 2013 at 1:25 am

    Having to pick just on is hard, but definitely the Baked Churros. my kids are bugging me to try them. Might get around to it this afternoon.

  • Luli Weasley February 28, 2013 at 1:27 am

    I’ve been oogling the Seven Sins Chocolate cake for a while…I still haven’t found the perfect occasion to bake it though, I couldn’t eat it all by myself!

  • Beth Cato February 28, 2013 at 1:28 am

    I’d love to try her basic shortbread.

  • Luli Weasley February 28, 2013 at 1:29 am

    Tweeted about it here: https://twitter.com/lhaggy/status/306938967075459073 !

  • Keshakeke February 28, 2013 at 1:37 am

    I love her Rainbow Frosting Cupcakes

  • Steel Springs February 28, 2013 at 1:43 am

    She has so many neat recipes! Her Bit-O-Honey bars really caught my eye.

  • Keshakeke February 28, 2013 at 1:43 am

    I follow you on twitter and tweeted this giveaway!
    https://twitter.com/keshakeke/status/306941470961721345

  • VR February 28, 2013 at 1:53 am

    the heritage red velvet cake from sprinklesbakes is my fave! i make it every year for my sis for her bday 🙂

  • Denise Carrera February 28, 2013 at 2:27 am

    I chose the Strawberry Shindig Ruffle Cake! I see endless possibilities with this cake. It can be made into cupcakes and the color options are endless! So cute!

  • Asima Rashid February 28, 2013 at 3:00 am

    Banoffee pie

  • Loriel Mareel February 28, 2013 at 3:42 am

    I loved her gingerbread hobbit – hole. 🙂

  • Megan February 28, 2013 at 3:45 am

    Churros! I love that they’re baked so I feel less guilty.

  • Anna (Hidden Ponies) February 28, 2013 at 3:58 am

    Hmm, the Celtic knot cookies are one of my faves, but it’s hard to choose!

  • Sandi February 28, 2013 at 4:09 am

    Triple decker maple peanut butter fudge…YUM!

  • Elizabeth Bowley February 28, 2013 at 4:22 am

    Snowball Cookies, I just love them <3

  • Paige Austin February 28, 2013 at 5:22 am

    Coffee and donuts cake!  I just love a good food marriage <3

  • Jubinsky2114 February 28, 2013 at 5:51 am

    love her lucky vanilla cupcakes!

  • Em February 28, 2013 at 6:05 am

    I looove her macaron recipe. After many failed attempts I found this recipe, tried it, and for the first time ever I had perfect macarons! Always use her recipe now!

  • Cindy Brickley February 28, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    I love Sprinkle Bakes banana upside down cake. I love bananas and this cake is so good.
     http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2010/01/banana-upside-down-cake.html

  • Cindy Brickley February 28, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    I shared this on twitter and I am a follower.
    https://twitter.com/CindyBrickley/status/307106858177548289

  • Allison Andrelchik February 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    My favorite is the Triple Decker Maple Peanut Butter Pretzel Fudge, has everything you could ever want. 

  • Kelly E. February 28, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    I love Sprinkle Bakes!  I’d love to have a copy of her book.  She is one of the most clever people out there right now.  I mean, her latest post is something I know I HAVE to try:  http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2013/02/bottoms-up-irish-cream-hot-fudge.html

    Sheer brilliance!!  Thank you so much for the chance to win!

  • Kelly E. February 28, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    I tweeted the giveaway and follow you as well:  https://twitter.com/jarslikejam/status/307128317448962049
     

  • Christie S. February 28, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    I make her amazing triple salted caramel cupcakes in mini version- they are so amazing!  When I do them in just 2 bites I can eat so many!

  • Susie DuVal February 28, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    This is the recipe I would most like to eat but I am lazy to actually make…http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2012/10/princess-torte-cupcakes-for-shower.html

  • Christine B from Mich February 28, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    The Guinness-Pretzel Truffles look very interesting. I think I will make them this weekend.

  • Stephm Reid February 28, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    omg her blog is amazing, i am blown away by her talent! i really think the Peanut Butter Mousse in Tuile Cookie Spoons are so creative, and look good!

  • Kelli February 28, 2013 at 10:15 pm

    chocolate quake cake looks so good!

  • Stacy March 1, 2013 at 3:05 am

    The earl grey poppy seed tea cakes!

  • Oreo March 1, 2013 at 5:23 am

    Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries

  • MelodyJ March 1, 2013 at 8:45 am

    Rainbow Frosted Cupcakes looks good.

  • Bianca Tang March 1, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    i love the chocolate quake cake!

  • Veronique Magnifique March 2, 2013 at 10:12 am

    Birthday Cake for Jane Austen is stunning!

  • Kayla March 2, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Devils Food Cake looks TO DIE FOR good!! Thank you for introducing this site to me! 😀

  • kim s. March 2, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    coffee bean cookies look yummy….

  • Thiry Shan March 2, 2013 at 11:50 pm

    I like her Espresso biscoff heart cake 🙂
    http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2013/02/espresso-biscoff-heart-cake.html

  • Anna March 3, 2013 at 12:37 am

     http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2010/03/celtic-knot-cookies.html
    I visit Sprinkle Bakes every week.  Love it!  And a great recipe just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

  • Lyndsey Jackson March 4, 2013 at 1:04 am

    Probably her chocolate chip cookie dough devil’s food cheesecake! Only because that’s a mouthful and I love all those ingredients separate so can only imagine them combined…. (Salivating over here).

  • Junk Loving Girl March 4, 2013 at 1:14 am

    Guiness pretzel truffles sound amazing and I am sure my OH would live them too.

  • Junk Loving Girl March 4, 2013 at 1:15 am

    Guiness pretzel truffles sound amazing and I am sure my OH would live them too.

  • Elanne03 March 4, 2013 at 1:36 am

    I love her Rainbow Frosting Cupcakes! They are so cute!!!

  • Dapanlaque23 March 4, 2013 at 1:40 am

    CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH DEVIL’S FOOD CAKE CHEESECAKE!
    (Wow, that’s a really long name… but it sounds, and most definitely, looks delicious!)
    http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2012/03/chocolate-chip-cookie-dough-devils-food.html

    I’m going to make this with A LOT of cookie dough; I wouldn’t dare cheap myself out of good cookie yumminess 😀

  • Claire March 4, 2013 at 2:38 am

    the rainbow frosting cupcakes – cute!

  • Lisa Z March 7, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    I always enjoy your posts!!  Looks good to eat!! And you pictures are always beautiful.