Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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Chocolate caramel cake

chocolate caramel cake recipe

Light and airy, with a decadent crumb and a hint or caramel, this chocolate caramel cake makes a great accompaniment to a cup of coffee in the afternoon or after dinner.  I rely on a few cups of coffee most of the days. Although there are days I get so busy I simply don’t get… 

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German chocolate cupcakes

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A secret ingredient makes these german chocolate cupcakes so unbelievable light, moist and tender. Topped with a generous amount of sticky sweet coconut pecan frosting, these are the best german chocolate cupcakes I’ve tried! German chocolate deserts have a special place in my heart. They are the foundation of this blog, so to speak. If… 

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The best flourless hazelnut chocolate chip brownies

flourless brownies recipe

So rich and fudgy, these hazelnut chocolate chip brownies have an intensely chocolate interior and cracked tops. One bite and you’ll fall in love with these flourless brownies over and over again. I was a little skeptical when I was first offered a piece of  brownie with a cracked top. There was nothing appealing about… 

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Cocoa chocolate cheesecake bars

cocoa chocolate cheesecake bars recipe

1 hour to make and bake, these chocolate cheesecake bars have chocolate goodness in every bite. Make them ahead, refrigerate and cut into bars when needed. 2014 will go down in history as not-my-lucky year. It actually started just before the winter holidays. One morning one of my stove burners stopped working. After 5 minutes of panic,… 

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Chocolate glazed baked donuts

chocolate glazed baked donuts recipe

Soft, fluffy, cake like baked donuts topped with a bittersweet chocolate ganache are the perfect excuse to enjoy chocolate for breakfast. Both Tiffany and I love cuddling up and talk nonsense in the morning, especially on the weekends when there’s no rush to get out of the bed. Completely forgetting about my never ending chore… 

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Sacher torte

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  I’ve discovered my love for baking little over 4 years ago and since than I had my shares of both failures and memorable recipes. Sometimes I try to improve the recipe, sometimes I just completely discard the thought of it. Today recipe started as a failure and turned out to be such an amazing… 

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Peanut butter and chocolate cake squares

peanut butter and chocolate cake recipe

Perfect for any occasion, this peanut butter and chocolate cake is so moist and delicious you’ll be making it over and over again. Although it looks like you worked all day, this cake is a breeze to make. Few weeks ago, on a unexpected sunny days after a week of rain I decided to do some spring cleaning…. 

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Chocolate coconut dessert

chocolate coconut dessert

Rich as a brownie but with a cake texture, this double chocolate coconut dessert is bursting with coconut flavor from both the coconut extract and coconut flakes. Top with toasted coconut flakes for a fancy look. Since I started this little blog of mine I’ve paired chocolate with so many ingredients I’ve lost count. Of course,… 

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Berry chocolate french toast casserole

berry chocolate french toast casserole recipe

Loaded with chocolate syrup, chocolate chips and fresh berries, this is like no other french toast casserole you’ve had before! It is pure awesomeness! You know what they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If that means I can have french toast daily, yes please! Serve breakfast all day long! I’ve had… 

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Chocolate coconut cake

chocolate coconut cake recipe

All the flavors of the lamingtons in an easy one-bowl chocolate coconut cake. This cake takes less than 5 minutes of prep time, no mixer needed! My mom was an amazing home cook and bakers. With three kids she still found the time to make dinner from scratch every night and always have a sweet… 

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Peanut butter chocolate cupcakes

peanut butter chocolate cupcakes recipe

Soft and tender peanut butter chocolate cupcakes bursting with peanut butter flavor and topped with a velvety chocolate frosting and peanut butter icing My name is Roxana and I’m a cookbook addict. I have like a gazillion 200 cookbooks. There are cookbooks in my kitchen, in my office, in the living room, in the bedroom…. 

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Sticky chocolate monkey bread (made from scratch)

homemade sticky chocolate filled monkey bread recipe

With a oozing chocolate and caramel surprise inside, this sticky monkey bread is made completely from scratch. You’ll never go back to using canned dough after trying this recipe. There’s something irresistible about a ooye gooey treat. No matter how hard I try to resist it, my will power is non-existent. Add to that some… 

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Garden fairy chocolate almond cupcakes

garden fairy chocolate cupcakes recipe

Nutty chocolate cupcakes with a creamy buttercream frosting and decorated with colored sugar, these chocolate almond cupcakes will be a hit with the little ones I grew up in a very supportive family. I remember, years ago, when I was in school, every year my parents enrolled me in a different extra curricular activity. Over… 

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No bake peanut butter and chocolate bars

no bake peanut butter chocolate bars recipe

These peanut butter and chocolate bars are the perfect no bake treat for those of us who just can’t resist peanut butter and chocolate! Tired of peanut butter and chocolate? I hope not! These no bake peanut butter and chocolate bars should go on your must-make list asap! Ever since I first tried buckeye truffles… 

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Peanut butter cookie dough brownies

peanut butter cookie dough brownies recipe

These peanut butter cookie dough brownies feature fudgy homemade brownies topped with a thick layer of creamy peanut butter cookie dough and colorful candy. My husband and I are the perfect example for the well know saying “the opposite attract”. He can talk your ear off even if he just met you. I can hardly… 

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