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Chocolate-Rum Swiss Roll. Chocolate-Covered OREO Cookie Cake recipe. New Post: Red Velvet Better Than Sex Cake. I decided to rename this cake.

New Post: Red Velvet Better Than Sex Cake

The original blogger had called it a “poke” cake. Yes… that’s technically what it is, but it’s much more heavenly than that. As a result, it gets a new name. One of my all-time favorite cakes is the classic Better than Sex cake. You know, the ooey, gooey chocolate and caramel concoction. Crockpot Chocolate Lava Cake. Well here it is my friends.

Crockpot Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Shortcakes with Bananas and Caramel Recipe. Chocolate Stout Cake With Porter Ganache. I’m going to start this post by telling you that I am biased.

Chocolate Stout Cake With Porter Ganache

That being said and out of the way: The West Coast of the United States has the best beer in the world. At least, it has the highest concentration of fantastic craft breweries. I used two old favorites for this post. Black Butte Porter, from Descutes Brewery and Chocolate Stout from one of my favorites Breweries, Bison.

Of course there are other fantastic beers all over the world, and all over this fantastic beer loving country of ours, but the West Coast is like a Mecca. Now if someone will just organize a Beer Tour, we can all take 6 months out of our lives to travel up and down the Pacific Coast and drink ourselves silly with incredible craft beer. Lemon Pilsner Cake. If you have ever had the opportunity to talk to a brewmaster, you have seen it.

Lemon Pilsner Cake

You’ve seen that look that lets you know that there is an art and a respect for what they do that goes far past what most Americans experience at their day jobs. The look that tells you that the paycheck isn’t the reason he does the job. The flavors, the journey, the solving of the problems that yield to an end result of a drinkable, shareable masterpiece. You’ve seen that look. Chocolate Porter Beer Tart With Porter Whipped Cream. The creaminess of chocolate pairs so well with a well crafted porter.

Chocolate Porter Beer Tart With Porter Whipped Cream

For this tart I used Firestone Walker Reserve Porter, it has the perfect balance of flavors for this recipe with notes of chocolate, coffee, caramel and a touch of a citrus taste. You also want to use a really well made chocolate, because, like beer, craft chocolate has well developed flavors that can’t be matched by the “Macro” chocolatiers. I used Sharffen Berger 62% Semi Sweet chocolate for the perfect balance of richness and sweetness. Saison Caramelized Pineapple Beer Shortcakes. Beer people are so often missunderstood and stereotyped.

Saison Caramelized Pineapple Beer Shortcakes

Don’t mistake our inherent low maintenance for a lack of opinion. Don’t think that our love of indulgence translates to a lack of self-control. Just because we have a adoration for a high calorie beverage, doesn’t mean that we aren’t concerned with healthy living. And our love for a good ole fashion dive bar doesn’t tarnish out Mensa standings. Chocolate Porter Strawberry Shortcakes With Beer Whipped Cream. (Chocolate Porter Strawberry Shortcakes With Beer Whipped Cream) I’m taking a huge risk here.

Chocolate Porter Strawberry Shortcakes With Beer Whipped Cream

You may have taken one look at this post and decided that I’ve lost my magic. Chocolate beer cake is as common as Nascar sweatpants in Walmart. But unlike motor sports fashion blunders in public, I loved this dessert. I’m combining a past evoking childhood treat with my beer loving present tense self, and topping it with beer whipped cream. Making my childhood memory of strawberry shortcakes those pre-packaged round sponge cakes, with Cool Whip and chopped strawberries. So this is the “I cook from scratch and add beer” version of that. Ultimate S’More Anniversary Cake. On Monday we celebrated 7 years of marriage.

Ultimate S’More Anniversary Cake

That’s something to celebrate. We’ve grown A LOT in these 7 years! See, when we went through pre-marriage counseling our counselors told us something we will NEVER forget: “You two are the 2 most opposite people we have EVER seen in our 25 years of marriage counseling experience.


Muffins. Chocolate Frosting Shots! How to Change Plain Flour to Cake Flour. Magical Frosting. Dashing Dish™ Ice Cream Birthday Cake. I have been making this ice cream birthday cake for years now for every member of my family! I always switch up the flavors depending on who I’m making it for. For my dad, I generally use a light coffee ice cream and make a mocha-chip version, and an almond joy version for my mom. Chocolate Cake… with a crazy ingredient! This might be the most “out there” recipe I’ve ever posted. And no, the secret ingredient is not beans. Rich Chocolate Cake w/ Chocolate Protein Frosting.

Cooking with Kandee: Best Chocolate Cake and Icing Recipe. Totally Awesome, Fer Sure Dude. In the words of Hannibal from the A Team…”I love it when a plan comes together.”

Totally Awesome, Fer Sure Dude

Yes, I am a product of the 80′s. I wore scrunchies in my hair, big sweaters, neon colors, stir-up pants and my Sony Disc man was the coolest thing ever! Lisa's Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe. Banana Split Surprise Cake. This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kraft.

Banana Split Surprise Cake

Chocolate Oreo Cream Cake. Last week it was my hubby’s birthday and on his birthday I always have a chocolate cake for him. He absolutely loves chocolate cake. Knowing me, I can’t just make a regular old cake, right? So I was initially thinking of making one of his favorites, Chocolate Cream Cake from the Lion House cookbook. That was my plan. Clementine Cake. This may be the world’s easiest cake to make—and one that never fails to elicit oohs, ahs, and recipe requests. It’s a moist and luscious dessert, bursting with bright citrus.

This darling Clementine cake uses a mere five ingredients, and its lack of flour makes it a perfect treat for the gluten-wary. Not only is this cake supreme in its simplicity, it keeps well and in fact tastes even better the next day. Serve alone, or top it with crème fraiche or whipped cream. 1 pound clementines (about 4 or 5) 6 eggs 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar (or Sucanat, read about natural sweeteners here) 2 1/3 cups ground almonds 1 teaspoon baking powder Use organic clementines if they are available to you. Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Drain water off and when clementines are cool enough to handle, cut each one in half and remove the seeds. Put the Clementine halves (skin and all!) Butter an 8-inch springform pan and pour mixture in. After 40 minutes, cover with foil to prevent top from burning. Chocolate Pave. Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe.

There is simply no better way to end a Valentine’s Day meal than with that everybody-loves-it, melt-in-your-mouth hands-down favorite–chocolate! And this fabulous flourless recipe uses healthy honey rather than white sugar, so you can feel a little better about serving it. Believe me, it’s still pretty decadent, but well worth every sinfully delicious bite! Honey, by the way, is another food with an ages-old link to love (think of “honeymoons!”) Magic Love Cakes (Page 3) Recently at a Portuguese friend’s family party, I had the pleasure of talking with a very imaginative man. My favorite part of the conversation came when he started telling me about magical love cakes.

According to him, women from his home country have a history of putting a secret ingredient inside cakes or cookies and feed them to men who are objects of their affection. The unknown ingredient possesses the men to follow around the women and fall deeply in love. Even though many women had tried to feed him this cake in the past, he insisted he had been smart enough to refuse. (Although I became curious after hearing he was celebrating his 40th wedding anniversary that night…) He had friends, however, who were not so lucky, he said, so he was aware of the power of these cakes.

Magic Love Cakes (Page 2) Chocolate Beet Cake. Chocolate-Ginger Cake with Bourbon Sauce. No Bake Chocolate Cake Recipe. Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Crock Pot Cake - Vegan Crock Pot Cake - Crockpot Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake. Recipe} The Most AMAZING Chocolate Cake… EVER.