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Samoa Bundt Cake « BetsyLife. I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say that this is the greatest cake I have ever made.

Samoa Bundt Cake « BetsyLife

Not only does it look like a hilariously over-sized Girl Scout Cookie, it also tastes insanely amazing. Practically the same as said cookie. Samoas are my absolute favorite cookie period. Caramel plus coconut is a win in my book, and the chocolate and shortbread are just added bonuses. The idea for this cake was actually The Hubs idea. Now I’m not going to lie, this took nearly all day to make, but on the flip side, the people I fed it to responded with cheering and hugs.

Samoa Bundt Cake recipe from Breakfast to Bed Ingredients For the Brown Sugar Batter 1 stick of butter, softened 1 cup of dark brown sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup whole milk For the Chocolate Batter For the Frosting For the topping 1 1/2 cups toasted coconut 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted Instructions To make brown sugar batter To make the chocolate batter Make the cake. Red wine chocolate cake. Saturday night, New York City was the loudest I’d heard it in a long time. I should preface this by saying that I live in a noisy part of an already noisy neighborhood and under the best of circumstances — NYU students gone for the summer, long holiday weekend, rain — there’s always a Saturday night ruckus. But this was something else. This woke me up. I swear, I heard a trumpet, more sirens than feasibly possible, people cheering like the Yankees had won the World Series (did they? No wait, something about football?)

I don’t have a 9/11 story. The next year was a blur of trying to get our heads around the unfathomable, and I barely remember it. This month marks another anniversary, the fifth of this site. One year ago: Linguine with Tomato-Almond PestoTwo years ago: Cheesecake Marbled BrowniesThree years ago: Baked Brownie, Spiced Up and Braised Romano BeansFour years ago: Tortilla de PatatasFive years ago: Romaine Pesto and Egg-Stuffed Tomatoes.

Life can be cruel….. So it is cruel irony that I made this cake and don’t get to eat it(dreaded diet).

Life can be cruel…..

Fortunately this is something my husband will gladly eat. But enough about my sorrows. One of my favorite chefs of all time is Marcel Desaulniers. He is most known for his one cookbook, Death By Chocolate. But I fell in love with his cooking watching his PBS cooking show, which many people never saw. And as much as I love him he does have a downfall…he makes really complicated desserts. 2 minute Chocolate and Salted Caramel Mug Cake. Did you see our 10 TASTY MUG CAKES IN MINUTES ? Well I have another one to add to that incredible collection. It’s a salted caramel chocolate mug cake that takes JUST 2 minutes to make. It’s rich decadent and oh yes delicious. The recipe makes1 mug cake in a regular sized coffee mug. It will take you 5 minutes top to bottom.

Earthquake Cake - Two Versions. PHOTO COURTESY OF HILARY Earthquake Cake One 2/3 cup shredded coconut 2/3 cup pecans -- chopped 2/3 cup chocolate chips 1 box German chocolate cake mix 8 ounces cream cheese 1/4 pound butter -- at room temperature 1 pound powdered sugar Sprinkle the coconut, pecans and chocolate chips over the bottom of a greased 9 X 12 inch cake pan.

Earthquake Cake - Two Versions

Prepare the cake, following the package directions, then pour batter into prepared pan. In a small saucepan, melt the cream cheese with the butter, then stir in the confectioners sugar. Spread over top of the cake batter; spreading topping a little thicker at the edges. THE Chocolate Cola cake « confessions of a chocoholic. I was just introduced to the southern delicacy that is Chocolate Cola cake (aka coca-cola cake) while visiting Charleston, SC early this spring.

THE Chocolate Cola cake « confessions of a chocoholic

It was a spiritual experience. It is all that is good and that I hold dear. I’d marry it if I wasn’t already married… seriously. amazing stuff. I loved the piece I had (pictured above) at Jestine’s so much, that I bought and carried a small one home (via airplanes and much hassle) to my husband to share so he could know the glory of it. then I scoured the internet for a good recipe… but none seemed right. Then I was using my home-made binder ‘o recipes from various magazines over the years and I discovered that years ago I cut out a recipe for this very cake… and the recipe listed looked exactly like the cake I wanted to replicate. Naturally, when we had our first BBQ of the season I simply HAD to make one.

Preheat oven to 350, and grease up (I like Crisco) a 9×13 (or so) pan. now take off heat and add that to the flour mix & whisk until combined. Chocolate Zucchini Cake.