Category Archives: chocolate

Bourbon Chocolate Tres Leches with Caramel and Toasted Coconut (Gluten-free!)

(Geez, I think this may be my longest post ever. I really hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I did. I put this in my show stopper category ;-)) So Monkey Man and I are over at our … Continue reading

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Simple Divinity – Kasia’s Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless chocolate cake has become one of my favorite desserts this past year. Partly, because my chef friend (Tony) makes amazing flourless chocolate cake and would serve it on occasion when we came over for Sunday dinner – what a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays Rugelach with Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Preserves Filling

Well, I’m getting this post up just in time for the end of Hannukah and the beginning of Christmas. We celebrate both in our household and I thought these were a nice alternative to the traditional Christmas cookies I normally … Continue reading

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Egg-free Baked Chocolate Pistachio Donuts

These stemmed from an all out donut extravaganza one afternoon. Subsequently, we had donuts for dinner. That’s right – I’m an adult and can have donuts for dinner 😉 We made two types of donuts – traditionally fried sour cream … Continue reading

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Tastes Like a Peanut Butter Cup Gluten-free Cupcakes

I used to think that carrot cake was my all time favorite cake – until I made these. These gluten-free, grain-free cupcakes taste like a peanut butter cup. Let me repeat that. These cupcakes taste like a peanut butter cup. … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Chunk Peppermint Brownies

I love brownies. They have to be one of my favorite desserts. If chocolate cake and a double chocolate cookie had a baby, it would be a brownie. Now, everyone has preferences regarding brownies. Some people like their brownies chewy … Continue reading

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Layered Chocolate Mousse with Caramel Brittle Wedges

It’s summer now and baking makes the house quite warm. Mousse is a delicious, non-baked dessert for the summer and the brittle adds contrast in flavor and texture. The recipe, as I present it, makes 5 large servings of mousse … Continue reading

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Paleo Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Hi folks, Rachel here. I actually have written this recipe out a couple times.  I’ve made several versions of it, but  didn’t hit all the right notes until now. This cake in it’s initial incarnation in my kitchen was a … Continue reading

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“Cup of Joe” Four Layer Chocolate Cake

Recently it was my friend’s birthday. I have this thing about baking birthday cakes for friends. I think it’s actually programmed into my DNA somewhere. I am not the best cake decorator (even good – not so much), but I … Continue reading

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Superbowl Excesses and Chocolate Porky Pops

Hi folks, Rachel here. So the Superbowl came and went. If you’re like me you get excited about the fact you can make an entire meal out of bite sized foods and dip, rather than the epic showdown between the … Continue reading

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