Plating Cheap Frozen Desserts into Gourmet Restaurant Food! How To Cook That Ann Reardon hacks

4 Plating techniques to turn a cheap store-bought frozen dessert into restaurant food.
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Hi I am Ann Reardon, How to Cook That is my youtube channel it is filled with crazy sweet creations and food science just for you. This week I am attempting to replace a cheap frozen store bought dessert to make it look like a fancy restaurant dessert. Plating desserts four different ways showing you plating ideas and plating techniques.. Join me for creative cakes, chocolate & desserts, new video every Friday.

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  1. zxchcrxig


    6 oy oldin

    Me: about to go to bed Ann: *posts Me: you know what, let’s stay up another 9 minutes

    • Brandon Chan

      Brandon Chan

      21 soat oldin

      haha ,I am doing that right now😂

    • Mai Gord

      Mai Gord

      2 kun oldin

      @zxchcrxig I’m in london/England

    • Karoline the Norris Nut fan! Im a big fan

      Karoline the Norris Nut fan! Im a big fan

      6 kun oldin

      Yes thats What i do too!

    • crunchy_almonds


      16 kun oldin

      I love how Ur likes are also 9k rn

    • Lovely ChloeRose

      Lovely ChloeRose

      16 kun oldin


  2. Lauren Faletti

    Lauren Faletti

    9 soat oldin

    I would just eat all of the pie filling before I would make the dessert

  3. Anu Radha

    Anu Radha

    19 soat oldin

    I think this is the only channel that attracts no negativity literally. Btw, really live your videos. Especially the debunking ones.. Newest subscriber. Love the way you explain everything and the logic fail and apparent dangers behind every "life hack" and try out some of the "hacks" too. Love your channel

  4. Bethan


    20 soat oldin

    This is impressive but if someone is going to this much effort they might aswell make the components 😂

  5. Nicholas Miller

    Nicholas Miller

    Kun oldin

    I like the individual tart best.

  6. Nina Willcox

    Nina Willcox

    Kun oldin

    I LOVE the first one!

  7. terwelv


    Kun oldin

    maam they''re all beautiful

  8. Mystery Mix

    Mystery Mix

    2 kun oldin

    8:27 If I ordered cheese cake and they put that in front of me. I would be mad

  9. Anastas1786


    2 kun oldin

    What exactly is "gastrophysics"?

  10. Coretta Ha

    Coretta Ha

    2 kun oldin

    Might be cheaper than baking but more trouble.

  11. Lottie Beardsmore

    Lottie Beardsmore

    2 kun oldin

    This is such good content and yet 5 minute crafts is the one with tens of millions of subscribers 😒 We all really appreciate you making the internet a better place Ann, thx💝

  12. achanwahn


    2 kun oldin

    Wait, but they were different and had changed that would technically change the flavor. Dave isn’t wrong. It would taste different. If it were actually the exact same, then I’d agree. But this conclusion isn’t scientific. There’s no blind. Also, the subtle differences would be removed if it was all made from the same, unaltered formulas.

  13. Olga Marcondes

    Olga Marcondes

    2 kun oldin

    It looks like you made a hidden Mickey on your dessert 🍨

  14. Dolla Baby

    Dolla Baby

    3 kun oldin

    Giiirl, you kilt that shit!

  15. Double A

    Double A

    3 kun oldin

    1:18 - Stephen feels a disturbance in the Force.

  16. Leanne Mayor

    Leanne Mayor

    3 kun oldin

    Yeah I e tried that cheese cake and it’s not really cheese cake and I’ve never ever made a cheese cake base that is so dry .

  17. Star Unit54

    Star Unit54

    3 kun oldin

    This woman’s voice literally is so calm

  18. IrideLastMtb


    3 kun oldin

    What if it's just the oils from our fingers that seasons the foods the more we touch them

  19. Chux


    3 kun oldin


  20. WaywardGoddess


    3 kun oldin

    Me: ooh plating hacks How To Cook That: I'm only going to use strawberries and creame Me: stares in strawberry allergy 😑 lol

  21. Ally Bailey

    Ally Bailey

    4 kun oldin

    I love cheescake!! But the decustructed one didnt have nearly enough crumble. There was only a tiny crumb of crumble.

  22. sun ray

    sun ray

    4 kun oldin

    I hate the sound of scraping ice😖😖😖

  23. Jhope kpop

    Jhope kpop

    4 kun oldin

    It's so pretentious... I LOVE IT!

  24. Alexx Hutchinson

    Alexx Hutchinson

    4 kun oldin

    Can I just have cheesecake...? I don't want it to look overly fancy none of this deconstruction mumbo-jumbo or the tiny little blobs, I'd be too scared to eat the glass one because it looks so pretty

  25. ItzAmARIs


    4 kun oldin

    When you cut the graham off the cheesecake and it just crumbled it was so satisfying to watch lol

  26. Ed Power

    Ed Power

    4 kun oldin

    The cheese cake in the video looks better than the thumbnail wth??

  27. Laura Nightingale

    Laura Nightingale

    5 kun oldin

    Number 1. Looked amazing.

  28. XRxiny_DxyzX


    5 kun oldin

    I love Ann’s comment section. Like everyone’s so sweet. People are talking, like wow.

    • Random Human

      Random Human

      2 kun oldin

      It is nice. A very wholesome and interactive community.

  29. Soggy Popcorn

    Soggy Popcorn

    5 kun oldin

    your so talented ❤️❤️

  30. Maidah Mohammed

    Maidah Mohammed

    5 kun oldin


  31. Super Sonic

    Super Sonic

    6 kun oldin

    Fun fack your channel name is how to cook that but you never tell us how to cook tahat but you are working great because many of us watch hacks and before we try them you tell us the result and it is nice because if we try those hacks then the result will be similar to thank you

  32. Magazine Kirby

    Magazine Kirby

    6 kun oldin

    This is actually what wedding caterers do

  33. Ryouka


    6 kun oldin

    Ok I’m not being rude but I don’t think anyone would bother to the the first one unless they really want to eat it better But ye this looks delicious

  34. galaxy Kang

    galaxy Kang

    6 kun oldin

    Am sad most of em is strawberry am allergic

    • galaxy Kang

      galaxy Kang

      3 kun oldin

      @I'm litreally just here also I found out that even with artificial is kinda dangerous

    • galaxy Kang

      galaxy Kang

      3 kun oldin

      @Nate rlly? Like wat?

    • Nate


      3 kun oldin

      Tbh there are so many more berries that have much more flavour than strawberry.

    • galaxy Kang

      galaxy Kang

      6 kun oldin

      @I'm litreally just here 7(OuO)7 hugs?

    • I'm litreally just here

      I'm litreally just here

      6 kun oldin

      RIP strawberries are good, maybe artificial flavored would work for u

  35. Lu Amortentia

    Lu Amortentia

    7 kun oldin

    Make this a series, I would definitely watch that.I loved this video

  36. Mark Georgiev

    Mark Georgiev

    8 kun oldin


  37. nicallyn novak

    nicallyn novak

    8 kun oldin


  38. Ada S

    Ada S

    8 kun oldin

    Honestly, this is lot of work. You might just do your favourite dessert instead of serving junk replated. I agree that presentation is important and you did a good job on this video but this is not something I would do.

  39. amr elhady

    amr elhady

    8 kun oldin

    You are not really cheating. Most ppl have those ingredients that you used

  40. Daniel Jeffry Rivera

    Daniel Jeffry Rivera

    8 kun oldin

    How funny would it be 5 minute crafts copied this and made it a "hack"

  41. Caroline North

    Caroline North

    8 kun oldin

    This video is exactly 9:00

  42. M0tt0ri


    9 kun oldin

    Esto tomó muchísimo más tiempo que hacer tu mismo la tarta de cero, pero desde luego te puede salvar el culo en una emergencia, por ejemplo un día festivo con las tiendas cerradas y un invitado sorpresa.

  43. A Thivierge

    A Thivierge

    9 kun oldin


  44. Me Iam

    Me Iam

    9 kun oldin

    Eh, I would argue this is less fancy plating and more reworking it entirely.

  45. freespeechisdead isdead

    freespeechisdead isdead

    9 kun oldin

    So basically make your own desserts, thrown the store bought stuff in the trash. Got it!

  46. RAO Mukhtar

    RAO Mukhtar

    9 kun oldin


    • thebittersweetartist


      Kun oldin

      She's too nice and will fix the cake

  47. Radioactive


    9 kun oldin

    After plating , it looks really hard to eat tho.

  48. Cohen Thomas

    Cohen Thomas

    10 kun oldin

    literally the least seamless sponsorship ever😂

  49. Retro Nerd Gamer

    Retro Nerd Gamer

    10 kun oldin

    what the hell was that modern decontructed one??? looked like roadkilled cheesecake- wow. never expected to say those words in that way ever... the terrarium one was interesting though. i could see myself doing that

  50. Mr. Pickle

    Mr. Pickle

    10 kun oldin

    holy shit the first one was amazing

  51. Que Areste Estavia

    Que Areste Estavia

    10 kun oldin

    I actually preferred the first one, the garden

  52. Givo Ebrahimi

    Givo Ebrahimi

    10 kun oldin

    Me : about to go to bed at 1:00 am Ann: posts Me: you know what I have school tomorrow but this is more important I’ll stay up until ........ 4:00 am

  53. olivea mcclaflin

    olivea mcclaflin

    10 kun oldin

    ......of coarse it's going to taste better.....you added extra ingredients to most of these....

    • SaveMeMoon


      10 kun oldin

      She only really added extra ingredients to the last one, the others she only added garnishing. Also what she talked about at the end was a study that someone made and not her's specifically.

  54. l3v1


    10 kun oldin

    i want to learn how 2 cook because of this now

  55. Yzabelle Kristín Úlfarsdóttir

    Yzabelle Kristín Úlfarsdóttir

    10 kun oldin

    And ppl watch 5 min crafts ann is mch better plus we know shes real

  56. Deja Zoo

    Deja Zoo

    11 kun oldin

    Those are the places to rob you in style

  57. Cloudy Rain

    Cloudy Rain

    11 kun oldin

    3:53 it looks like a a mini tree 🥺

  58. A


    11 kun oldin

    You are amazing!

  59. Isaac Hibben

    Isaac Hibben

    11 kun oldin

    These look soo delightful but I'm allergic to strawberries

  60. Strax_Berrii


    11 kun oldin

    I would go to her restaurant if she had one-

  61. Maskey Dude

    Maskey Dude

    12 kun oldin

    Lol i thought that this was a debunking video lmaooo

  62. Torie D.

    Torie D.

    12 kun oldin

    The little knife is so cute! And oh my, you really turn into a gourmet food, so beautiful!

  63. ツGlitch_2_World


    12 kun oldin

    I tried the first, it tasted absolutely amazing and turned out beautifully!

  64. Mystix Mations

    Mystix Mations

    12 kun oldin

    This HAS to be a series

  65. jezebel324


    13 kun oldin

    That first one blew my mind. How did you EVER dream that up??

  66. MochaBear ‘

    MochaBear ‘

    13 kun oldin

    And this is where quarantine has brought her

  67. ohifonlyx33


    13 kun oldin

    that deconstructed monochromatic block of cream cheese looked like it survived a horror movie. This is fun an all, I'm just not into cream cheese.

  68. kiwi muffin

    kiwi muffin

    13 kun oldin

    I really liked this video would you make another like this?

  69. destinee cumberbatch

    destinee cumberbatch

    13 kun oldin

    How does she make any food look THIS GOOD!?!?!?!?!?

  70. David McCoul

    David McCoul

    13 kun oldin


  71. 111 222

    111 222

    13 kun oldin

    Why do the "modern" platings always look like shit? It doesn't look appetizing at all.

  72. Lexa Silvestre

    Lexa Silvestre

    13 kun oldin

    I'm scared of how beautiful this turned out LOL

  73. Amy in Alaska

    Amy in Alaska

    14 kun oldin

    Love the garden one!

  74. xxxKimxxx


    14 kun oldin

    I love this channel because YOU KNOW everything is real.

  75. 3:33 am

    3:33 am

    14 kun oldin

    *CEO of Apple Bees furiously taking notes.

  76. rosie llama :3

    rosie llama :3

    14 kun oldin

    I love the fact anyone can do this and it will actually work

  77. Secret Writer

    Secret Writer

    15 kun oldin

    The first one is definitely the best; famous restaurant-worthy.

  78. LiveHedgehog


    15 kun oldin

    It's 2am and this is making me really hungry... why am I doing this to myself?

  79. Danielle Gerber

    Danielle Gerber

    15 kun oldin

    The first is my fav. Whimsical!

  80. Purple Zucchini

    Purple Zucchini

    15 kun oldin

    She should be a judge on that “Leftovers” show on Netflix

  81. Riry Alba

    Riry Alba

    15 kun oldin

    I am assuming that people / humans think that more beautiful food tastes better than lame food because those instincts in our past helped us survive, because when we would find a gorgeous looking bird we would like to eat it rather than a shark! So beauty is really important to the human eye. Also i love second one it looks nice because you showed off al of the strawberry sauce for people to see so good job!!

  82. Liwiathan


    16 kun oldin

    Ahhh, the placebo effect

  83. Age de Jong

    Age de Jong

    16 kun oldin

    hi i`m Ann Reardon in in this video i cranked the vulume up to 11 so your neighbours can enjoy it too

  84. Victoria


    16 kun oldin

    "I'm only going to add strawberries and cream as extras to these desserts" *Adds thyme, ice cream, sorbet, and eggs*

    • wow turtle rabbit kim

      wow turtle rabbit kim

      12 kun oldin

      She said try🙂

  85. Denki Kaminari

    Denki Kaminari

    16 kun oldin

    And my desert is usually frozen hot chocolate- 😃✨

  86. CHAOS .Goddess.

    CHAOS .Goddess.

    16 kun oldin

    i like this epesode

  87. Jeff


    16 kun oldin

    "How to murder a cheesecake in three different ways!

  88. Jessica Nicole

    Jessica Nicole

    16 kun oldin

    I literally do this for the kids I nanny for. I’ve done this for all sorts of things they don’t usually like and they’re convinced it tastes better when it’s plated beautifully. They now like yogurt parfaits because of all the time and effort that goes into slicing each fruit and berry so that it looks beautiful in the cup. Then they like it.

  89. janice mcleod

    janice mcleod

    17 kun oldin

    how does one eat these masterpieces?

  90. J L

    J L

    17 kun oldin

    They're all pretty, but I'd rather have the whole cake for a cheaper price rather than a dessert that would probably have a hefty markup. I get more cake for my buck thay way 🍰

  91. Eliza Knight

    Eliza Knight

    17 kun oldin

    They are beautiful, I love your creativity

  92. Colipsum Gaming

    Colipsum Gaming

    17 kun oldin

    Seems all she does is make easy things 100 times harder.... I don't get why she thinks this is quality content....

  93. Ihatewraps


    17 kun oldin

    No one: Not even James Charles: Me: Oh yAy a fOoD vIdeO eVeN tHoUgH I dOnT cOoK (I don’t expect likes just letting u know)

  94. Star Cherry

    Star Cherry

    17 kun oldin

    I don't like the destructing plate aesthetic

  95. Affan Owais

    Affan Owais

    17 kun oldin


  96. Satsu Jin

    Satsu Jin

    17 kun oldin

    Idk since you just separated the ingredients of the frozen one, which was clearly a pain and took time, wouldnt it be much much easier to just start the other desert from scratch instead of wasting time and effort just cos u dont wanna waste 3 dolars?

  97. Kristanne Stone

    Kristanne Stone

    17 kun oldin

    Plate #1 is my fave!!

  98. My Thoughts Exactly

    My Thoughts Exactly

    18 kun oldin

    0:37 cursed image lol

  99. Heidi Fedor

    Heidi Fedor

    18 kun oldin

    It looks easier to make a fresh cheesecake.

  100. Water Melon

    Water Melon

    18 kun oldin

    My favourite desert is in order 4. 4 3. 3 2. 1 1. 2 That’s my favourites in order