Category Archive: Chocolate

Dark Chocolate, Caramel and Sea Salt for World Chocolate Day

Dark Chocolate, Caramel and Sea Salt for World Chocolate Day

I read somewhere that yesterday was World Chocolate Day. Well, alright then, as if I needed an excuse to bake with/eat chocolate. I give you …

 

Banana Nutella Swirl Scones with Brown Butter Glaze

Banana Nutella Swirl Scones with Brown Butter Glaze

There was a time when it was argued that I made “the best scones”. It wasn’t just because I made them every morning for over …

 

Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Cookies

Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Cookies

Well, this is turning into quite the oatmeal cookie blog, isn’t it? I think this is the 3rd or 4th time I’ve talked about oatmeal …

 

Icewine Truffles

Icewine Truffles

Back in Pastry school, Chocolate and I were not friends. The chocolate unit brought feelings of anxiety and dread to meet my usual feelings of …

 

Chocolate Butterflies

Chocolate Butterflies

I recently received a copy of Hello, Cupcake! by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson and was super excited to try the butterfly cupcakes. Using the …

 

Flower Pot Cupcakes

Flower Pot Cupcakes

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Death By Chocolate

Death By Chocolate

Looking for a simple but impressive dessert for entertaining? Pick this!!  Malted Milk Chocolate Tart (Adapted from The Art and Soul of Baking by Cindy Mushet) For the …

 

Chocolate Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream

Always on the lookout for egg-free, dairy free recipes, I came accross this one http://www.chow.com/recipes/10794 and decided to give it a try. WOW! Delicious! So chocolatey and …

 

Cakey Chewy Sweet and Gooey

Cakey Chewy Sweet and Gooey

In the last week or so, I’ve tried a couple of different chocolate chip cookie recipes. One chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, and one soft …

 

Ammmmmmaretto

Ammmmmmaretto

Before Christmas, I bought the December issue of Bon Appetite and wanted the try the recipe for Chocolate Almond Tassies. Baked goods with Amaretto? Yes …