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Mexican Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Frosting

I love, love, love this cake! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve asked my eldest daughter to make this Mexican Chocolate Cake, it has to be hands down one of my favorites!  This dark chocolate flourless cake is made with oat flour, brown sugar, flax seeds, cinnamon and a hint of cayenne for a Mexican twist. 

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Homemade Copycat Girls Scout Thin Mint Cookies

Called Copycat Girls Scout Thin Mints, this recipe came in my inbox from chef and foodie blogger Averiecooks.com.  She describes these cookies as a clone of the original and you know what? When I made these and left them out for the kids to try, they were blown away and commented on how delicious and just like the original these cookies tasted!!!

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Tried and True and Some New. Week 4 of Social Distancing

Hello, hello, how are we all doing? Still hanging in there with Social Distancing? We are all going along doing our part, and we are doing a great job from the news articles I am reading.  It’s the beginning of week 4 in the Bay Area of our Shelter in Place. If you are wondering if all these measures are working, these excerpts gives us a glimpse of hope that it is. Continue reading Tried and True and Some New. Week 4 of Social Distancing

Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies Anyone?

Chocolate chips cookies – the all-American cookie is a favorite cookie of many a kid and adult alike. Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, with sweet chocolate chips, all melted in a cookie.  This is one feel-good sweet treat. There are so many recipes out there for chocolate chip cookies that one can find countless recipes for the ultimate chocolate-chip cookie in cookbooks and online, and they are all great recipes –  how can you go wrong with sugar, butter, chocolate, and dough?. Here is one more chocolate-chip cookie recipe to add to your chocolate-chip cookie recipe library. Continue reading Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies Anyone?

Dark Chocolate Brandy Cardamom Ice Cream

With Father’s Day upon us this Sunday I thought I would share one of my most popular ice cream recipes that I posted around this same time last year. The ice cream flavor is a dark chocolate brandy cardamom ice cream and folks absolutely loved it. Brandy and dark chocolate are so good together and cardamom just takes it to the next level, and our guy (Father of three) absolutely went gaga over it! Naturally, this ice cream is not meant for kids, however of you are looking for an adult ice cream that takes care of after dinner drinks and dessert all in one –  then this decadent dark chocolate and cardamom brandy ice cream is the one.   Continue reading Dark Chocolate Brandy Cardamom Ice Cream