chocolate

Ingredients 1 (1-pound) loaf New Orleans-style French bread, cut into 1-inch pieces 4 cups whole milk 1 cup sugar 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch ground nutmeg 2 (4-ounce) bars bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted Buttery Rum Sauce (recipe follows) Click here for […]

  Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Cake 2 cups of sugar 3/4 cup of vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup of buttermilk 2 eggs 1 tablespoon of vanilla 1 teaspoon of baking soda a pinch of salt 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups of flour Click here for directions  

Ingredients 1 (4 oz.) bar semi-sweet baking chocolate 1/2 c. butter 1 c. granulated sugar Click here for more ingredients and directions

Ingredients  3 cups all purpose flour 3 oz. strawberry gelatin (strawberry Jell-0 mix) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened at room temperature 3 cups sugar Click here for more ingredients and directions

Ingredients Chocolate Cookies 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 large egg 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup pecans, roughly chopped […]

  TWINKIE CAKE: 1 box cake mix 1 can frosting filling: 5 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1/4 tsp salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup margarine 1/2 tsp salt Click here for directions

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup cocoa 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup milk ½ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water Click here for directions

For the Cupcakes: 1/2 C + 1 tsp unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1/2 C boiling water 1/4 C Plain Greek Yogurt (or you can use Sour Cream) 1 tsp Vanilla Extract (I used my homemade Rum-Vanilla Extract) 3/4 tsp Cognac (I used Hennessy V.S.©) 1/2 C + 2 T all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp + 1/8 tsp […]

CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped (I used Ghirardelli 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate, you could also use semi-sweet. Just make sure you use a good quality chocolate). 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (Use dutch process if you can find it). 3/4 cup hot water 3/4 cup bread flour (you may sub all-purpose flour, […]

Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh cherries, pitted or frozen and thawed 1 cup Silk unsweetened coconut milk 1 scoopprotein powder( I used unflavored Jay Robb brand) 1/3 cup hemp hearts 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 tsp berry or chocolate liquid stevia 1 cup ice Optional: 2 tbsp sugar free chocolate chips ( I used Lily’s […]

  Ok. It’s Monday. The Monday before the esteemed “Valentine’s Day” and while I am a single, non-dating woman who is not expecting or looking to receive gifts from a lover or significant other (my son is only 2 so he won’t count for years to come); I am looking forward to being someone’s “Funny […]

So, it started in bliss but now you can hardly remember what that felt like.  That may be alright as time moves on to new stages of the relationship.  Hey, it happens!  But what if the bliss has turned into regret and misery.  Has Valentine’s Day become a magnifying glass on a bad relationship?  How […]