Chocoholic in need of a fix? This Chocolate Tart is here to help.
One of the first things I learned how to make in pastry school was a Chocolate Tart and for good reason. It’s simple, super delicious and a staple in any pastry shop worth it’s weight in butter.
It’s my birthday, and I’ll eat Chocolate Mousse if I want to.
My birthday was this past Monday, and while I love me some birthday cake, I really just wanted a giant bowl of Chocolate Mousse. So that’s exactly what I made. Happy birthday to me!
Is there a more perfect pairing than chocolate and strawberries? These chocolate cupcakes are rich, filled with strawberry compote, and topped with light strawberry buttercream. Perfect, right?
In the next few weeks I’m making cakes for some friends, so I wanted to try out a few new recipes. I like using cupcakes to test new flavor combos. It’s not as much work as making a layer cake, and I can easily share the extra cupcakes with friends, instead of accidentally eating a whole cake by myself. Not that that has ever happened…
I first learned how to make chocolate truffles in pastry school on the first day of chocolate class. Almost every pastry student at my school dreaded chocolate class.
Some students described it as the gauntlet of desserts. Others described it as the opposite of Disney World. Okay, I may be embellishing, but this class was no joke. Continue reading
S’more brownies: the perfect summer treat when a bonfire isn’t right at your disposal.
Just like the summertime sandwich, these brownies come in three layers. There’s a crunchy graham cracker crust, ooey-gooey chocolate brownie, and a toasted marshmallow topping. All the tastes of summer without the campfire*. Continue reading
This classic Tiramisu is layer after layer of coffee soaked ladyfingers, smooth mascarpone cream and cocoa powder. It’s the ultimate pick me up!
Let’s take a poll. Raise your hand if you love chocolate. Now raise your hand if you also love coffee. If you currently look like a lunatic with two hands in the air, then this tiramisu recipe is just for you crazies.
The Flourless Chocolate Cake to end all Flourless Chocolate Cakes. This brownie-like cake goes next level with a rich raspberry ganache that’s poured on top.
Dear non-gluten freers, do not fear this flourless chocolate cake, because it’s better than half the flour-full chocolate cakes you’re eating. Promise.
Dear gluten freers, throw out whatever recipe you have as your go-to flourless chocolate cake, because this variation is better. Promise.