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Living Eventfully: tiramisu. Mmmmm. one of the most popular desserts known to modern man. i am happy to report that its just as delicious when its homemade as it is at a 5 star restaurant!

Living Eventfully: tiramisu

My big problem was finding mascarpone cheese that cost less than trip to italy. what. the. heck. it was difficult to find and when i finally found it was so expensive i couldn't get myself to put it in my cart to purchase the stuff! I searched online for a mascarpone substitute and thank God i found one. it worked beautifully. i incorporated two recipes to build this decadent dessert. it must chill overnight in the fridge to allow for the flavors to meld together, so make sure you give yourself the time to do so. enjoy! Tiramisu yields :: 16 servings{print recipe} 6 egg yolks 1 1/4 cups white sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream 14 ounces of hard ladyfingers (I used two 7oz packages and had about 5 cookies left over) 2 cups strong black coffee at room temperature 1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee granules 1.

Cake Batter Truffles. Spring is here, or at least it’s kind of here.

Cake Batter Truffles

I’m still waiting for Mother Nature to get the memo. Easter is also right around the corner and my kids are counting down the days for the Easter Bunny! I couldn’t wait to try this recipe I created, so Easter came a little early in the treat department at our house! What Easter Bunny wouldn’t love these cute little Cake Batter Truffles?! No baking, and less than 10 ingredients! But before I get to more about the recipe, I have an announcement. Ok, back to the recipe….I’ve been running across a lot of different truffle recipes lately. The dough doesn’t take many ingredients and comes together quite easily. In the meantime melt some of your favorite chocolate or candy melts.

Once the chocolate/melts are smooth, get ready to dip. Let the chocolate run off the truffles for a few seconds then place the truffle back on the lined baking sheets. After you dip the truffles place them back in the fridge for a few minutes for the chocolate to set. Premeditated Leftovers. The French Chocolate mousse. If you are in France, no matter which region, no matter where you eat, you will most likely be offered the divine French dessert Mousse au Chocolat.

The French Chocolate mousse

You can find it in corner cafés as well as expensive gourmet restaurants. It is a staple in this gastronomically versed country. In fact, it comes as no surprise that they are the inventors of our wonderful chocolate mousse.The word “mousse” is a French word that means foam, so Mousse au Chocolat means chocolate foam. When mousse first hit the culinary scene in 1894 it was reserved for savory dishes like fish and vegetables. Then in the early 1900's the famous French artist Toulouse Lautrec had the brilliant idea of mixing in chocolate to the graceful and airy invention.

You can find hundreds of different versions of the original recipe for this chocolate delight in cookbooks world wide. If what you want is a pure, delicate, and exquisite dessert then I recommend sticking to the traditional French recipe. Healthy Fresh Popsicle Recipes. Plamen Petkov Thai Iced Coffee Antioxidant-packed java may help ward off diabetes and some forms of cancer--and keep your mind sharp.

Healthy Fresh Popsicle Recipes

Adding cardamom to the grinds while brewing gives this cool dessert a spicy kick. 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1/4 tsp almond extract 1 cup strongly brewed coffee, cooled (prepared with 1/2 tsp ground cardamom added to coffee grinds) 2 Tbsp half-and-half Boil sugar and water in saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Per serving: 70 cal, 1 g fat (<1 g sat), 14 g carbs, 10 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein.