Tag Archives: chocolate

Chocolate-Coconut Bundt Cake with Ganache Frosting

This is a decadent cake, my only gripe is it sitting in my house! ¬†I really wish you would come over here and help me get rid of it! ūüôā Enjoy!! Ingredients: 18 ounces good quality at-least¬†60%¬†bittersweet chocolate chips,divided 2/3 cups vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla, divided 1 1/2 cup strong black coffee […]

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Dirty Peanut Butter Chocolate Mini-Cupcakes

A week ago I competed in a race named “Mudathalon”. ¬†A three mile race with 40 obstacles through the mud. ¬†Me, my hubby, Jacob and a handful of friends all enjoyed getting thoroughly and disgustingly muddy! ¬†I know it doesn’t sound fun, but it was. ¬†Imagine rappelling ropes draped over ridges into muddy streams, a […]

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Lemon-Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

As I was wondering the isles of Fresh Market, I got lost and found myself in the cookie isle. ūüôā ¬†While I was trying to find my way out, I spied with my little eye a box of Meyer Lemon Wafer Cookies. ¬†I immediately thought they would taste wonderful with chocolate. ¬†Surprise, Surprise! No Surprise, […]

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Tipped in Chocolate

These cookies are so simple to make, with limited ingredients, time and easy clean-up. ¬†They look so elegant and are quite addictive! 2 sticks of butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar Pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup chocolate chips 2 cup of bittersweet 60% […]

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Double Chocolate-Orange Brownies

Do you ever just want chocolate? ¬†Of course you do, and so did I. ¬†It was blazing hot out and I had been out messing in the garden and fiddling with the chickens and I am sure I sweated off a few pounds, and as a reward I deserved brownies. ¬†I was out of my […]

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Chocolate Almond Torte

This recipe is short on ingredients but has a few more steps. ¬†Don’t let the added steps intimidate you into not make this recipe. It is well worth the effort! If you have someone who likes chocolate, they will LOVE this torte. If you have someone who is so-so on chocolate (gasp) they will LOVE […]

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Mini-Brownie Cupcakes

These are made with Nestle toll house choco bake pre-melted unsweetened chocolate pouches. You should definitely have these in your pantry at all times!! This is a super easy recipe to pull together and I am telling you they make rocking good brownies! I went with mini muffin tins, but you could throw this in […]

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Chocolate-Chocolate Cookies

These bad boys are a chocolate lovers dream! ¬†You can’t eat more than one….okay maybe two. For the candy bars, I like to use ‘Vosges’ haute chocolat exotic candy bars. ¬†They have several different flavors, yes even bacon. My hubby likes the Red Fire Bar. ¬†Its ingredients, Mexican ancho chipotle chiles and cinnamon with 55% […]

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Mini Snickerdoodle Croissant with a Dark side

These beauties taste different from your regular snickerdoodle. Instead of using granulated sugar for the filling, I use brown sugar and I added Dutch Processed Chocolate to up the flavor factor. Of course the fact that I believe chocolate makes everything taste better, has NOTHING to do with it! ¬†Did I just hear you say […]

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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies will disappear! I hide them and they still disappear!¬† Need I say more? Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Ingredients: 1-cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder ¬ľ teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons (1stick) unsalted butter, softened 2/3-cup sugar 1 large egg, separated, plus 1 egg white 2-tablespoon milk 1-teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cups pecan chips 15 […]

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