Triple Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

A while back I posted that a precious friend of ours, from California, passed away a couple of years ago. When I was out visiting with his wife, she passed on to me hundreds of Dave’s recipes which he loved. This is one of those recipes. It also gives a little background about McCormick Cinnamon, … Continue reading

Chocolate Ganache (thank you Ina)

A couple of weeks ago, we had dinner at a sweet friends house. She served all our favorite Southern Dishes, Southern fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy and green beans. The great ending to the evening was this amazing chocolate cake, which she had found in her Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa) cook book. So, needing … Continue reading

Tuxedo Cake

We are having company this evening after going out to eat. When I was thinking about what I might bake, this cake came to mind, as it is really one of my favorite cakes. I know I say that about every cake, but really, this is one of my most favorite. It has chocolate frosting, … Continue reading

Bullet Blog

I’ve been noticing some of the blogs are being written as bullet points so those who are in a hurry can just glance at the posts and hurry back to what ever they were doing.  So instead of my usual very wordy posts, I thought I would try it to see how it is received … Continue reading

Moulton Chocolate Cakes

These great little custard cup chocolate lava cakes are the easiest to prepare and every time I serve them, people are so excited to be eating something that tastes like they get when visiting a great steak house dessert. I didn’t remember to take a picture before serving them last night to friends, but the … Continue reading

Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake

This afternoon I thought I would hunt for a new chocolate cake recipe and came across this new one that I had not seen. Since we love the Texas Sheet with the teaspoon of cinnamon in it, this one should be one that will satisfy our chocolate fix tomorrow. I saw it online in “my … Continue reading

Mississippi Mud Cake

To continue our month of Chocolate Desserts, this cake has always been one of my favorites. 1 cup butter, melted 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 4 large eggs, beaten 1 teas vanilla 1/8 teas salt 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted 1 (10.5 oz) bag miniature marshmallows Chocolate … Continue reading

Mocha Brownie Cake

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! What a great month to try all new chocolate desserts Finding the Southern Living Chocolate Dessert cookbook, well,what better place to look for all new recipes. 1 (21 oz) box chewy fudge brownie mix (Duncan Hines is recommended) 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup oil 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup chopped … Continue reading

Triple-Chocolate Coffee Cake

This recipe is from Southern Living Incredible Chocolate Recipe Cookbook that I had not looked through in quite a while. I was chocolate hungry so I knew that I would be making something chocolate today. This is a great one to freeze one of the layers for a later use or give one to a … Continue reading

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

SUPER BOWL DESSERT!!! Perfect for the dessert table Sunday. I was needing one more recipe other than the pecan pie bars and oatmeal cookies and Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies and here it is. Love love love the flavor of peanut butter and chocolate. 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 teas baking soda 1/2 teas … Continue reading