I don’t usually throw around superlatives, but this is hands down the best chocolate cream pie I’ve ever made, and almost the best I’ve ever had (that honor goes to a lovely little bakery in Pittsburgh). But, this is by far the best homemade chocolate cream pie ever. All the people I’ve fed it to agree. Continue reading “The Best Dark Chocolate Cream Pie”
Normally, I opt for chocolate mousse on fancy dinner menus. I’m a chocolate kinda gal, though I can appreciate a good vanilla from time to time. But this delicious concoction combines the best part of chocolate mousse (the chocolate, duh) with the ever-so-satisfying crunch of a crème brûlée. Plus, I got to play with my blow torch! Continue reading “Rich Dark Chocolate Crème Brûlée”
I really like bundt cakes. And not just because with the right pan, they pretty much decorate themselves. Continue reading “Double Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake”
I have a confession to make… in general, I think out of the box brownie mixes are better than brownies from scratch. Crazy, I know. But it’s true. I haven’t found a brownie recipe that really beats Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate mix. But! These come close. And they offer a rich nuttiness (thanks to the browned butter) that’s distinct and delicious. Continue reading “Brown Butter Brownies”
I just returned to Greenville after two weeks home in Austin, and some serious baking seemed like the only sensible cure for the raging bout of homesickness that ensued. I miss Austin something fierce. So something chocolate needed to happen.
I love so many things about these cookies (given that they’re absolutely addicting), but what I think I love most is that it only took me 45 minutes from deciding to make them to having them out of the oven with the dishes done. Boom. Continue reading “Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroons”