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Cheeky Kitchen » Slow Cooker Gooey Chocolate Cake. I’m meeting a new friend for lunch today. And an old friend for line-dancing tonight. And I’m feeling rather spoiled about it all. I mean, moms shouldn’t have TWO social events on the calendar for the same day, should we? Which brings me to the point of what moms should be doing anyway. For a long time, I measured myself by what I remember of my own mom.

The odd thing is, I’ve now reached the age in my life where I am exactly as old as she was. Such is the fate of all moms. And I realized then that everyday is really a bit like living in an imaginary world. Because, ancient people don’t do lunch with new friends. And they definitely don’t join in a on rousing night session of line-dancing with old friends. They don’t make oatmeal in the morning in bare feet and spandex shorts. And ancient people DEFINITELY do not fill their day’s with a slew of other snappy, bodacious activities. See? S'mores Coffee and Fudge Ice Cream Cake Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by David Bishop yield Makes 10 to 12 servings A decadent, impressive dessert that appeals to everyone's inner Boy Scout or Girl Scout.

S'mores Coffee and Fudge Ice Cream Cake Recipe at Epicurious

Begin preparing this a day ahead. Preparation Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread 2 cups softened ice cream in crust. Preheat broiler. Cheesecake Recipes - Easy Cheesecake Recipes at Whipped, mixed, baked or frozen, at one point or another, most of us have lingered in our love affair with cheesecake.

Cheesecake Recipes - Easy Cheesecake Recipes at

Here, we have 15 suggestions that might pull you back into a dangerous remission, glistening in all their creamy glory. We've got something for everyone, from raspberry-swirled to peanut butter-flavored; from no-bake fruitcake to bite-size bars; from tiramisu to pie. Leprechaun Trap Cake. This may look like a perfectly innocent cake meant to lure a leprechaun to the top but it has a few secrets.

Leprechaun Trap Cake

Secret #1: Beneath the pile of gold coins are fragile bars, when the leprechaun approaches to grab the coins he’ll fall into the pit and be trapped. Secret #2: There is a rainbow hiding inside the cake. The leprechaun will discover this as he eats his way to freedom. Have you heard of Leprechaun traps? I hadn’t encountered these until this year, and I am completely charmed by them. I decided that my angel food cake pan, with the hole in the middles, would make an excellent shape for a leprechaun trap. To read the complete how-to for this cake please click on MORE. To form the rainbow in this cake I used the method shown here at Omnomicon which is very simple — separate your cake batter, color each section, then pour it into your cake pan one color on top of the next.

Margarita Cupcakes. Hey, there’s wrong with a little booze in your cupcakes every now and then, right?

Margarita Cupcakes

Admittedly, I’m not much of a baker, but every now and then I can pull off something that’s just pure awesomeness. Hence these amazing margarita cupcakes. They’re a little bit of work, but trust me, these are well worth it. I think they’re perfect for a night with the girls – or do what I do, down about six of them on a stressful day after the kids are in bed. This recipe combines the best of both worlds: eating sweets and booze. PS – if any of you actually make this recipe, please let me know how much you liked them. Ingredients: For the Lime Cupcakes 3 cups flour1 Tbsp of baking powder1/2 teaspoon of salt1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter - softened2 cups of sugar4 eggs3 limes, zested and juiced (remember – it’s worth all the work)1/2 teaspoon of vanilla1 cup of buttermilk1/4 cup of tequila. 10 Rich Recipes for National Cheesecake Day.

Winter-Spiced Molten Chocolate Cakes with Rum-Ginger Ice Cream Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Pornchai Mittongtare yield Makes 8 These cakes are great for parties because they can be completely assembled the day before and then quickly baked before serving, for the all-important "ooze" factor.

Winter-Spiced Molten Chocolate Cakes with Rum-Ginger Ice Cream Recipe at Epicurious

Ice cream 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger 1 tablespoon dark rum Cakes 14 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cardamom 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper 6 large eggs 6 large egg yolks 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups powdered sugar 1 cup all purpose flour Preparation For ice cream: Place softened ice cream in medium bowl. For cakes: Generously butter eight 3/4-cup soufflé dishes. Preheat oven to 425°F. Candy — Buns In My Oven. The Best Chocolate Cake. The Best Chocolate Cake is combines cocoa and coffee to create a chocolate lover’s dream.

The Best Chocolate Cake

The rich buttercream frosting makes it perfect! We’re a family that loves to double down on chocolate. Peanut butter is a favorite, too, and my No Bake Cookies combine both with oatmeal. But since there was a birthday, I felt like I really needed cake. Deep, dark, chocolate cake. For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another like I’m their own personal reality show for entertainment. They love to point out when my missing spatula can be found at the computer desk, or my phone in the pantry, and helpfully letting me know that the oven timer has dinged at least 15 times.