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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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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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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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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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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Mint chocolate chip frosted brownies

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Super fudgy mint chocolate chip brownies topped with a layer of green frosting. These decadent brownies are all dressed up for St. Patrick’s day. Green is my favorite color and I get a little excited around St. Patrick’s day seeing all the green decorations and irresistible sweet treats and drinks. Although Christmas is by far… 

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The best red velvet cookies

red velvet cookies recipe

Two secret ingredients turn a classic into the best red velvet cookies ever. Forget the red velvet cake box, these cookies are made from scratch I have a thing or two for red velvet desserts as we get close to Valentine’s Day.  I have to admit, for a while I had mixed feelings about this… 

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Reese’s pieces double chocolate cookies

Reese's pieces double chocolate cookies

Crispy chewy brownie in a cookie form, these double chocolate cookies packed with Reese’s pieces make an irresistible chocolate and peanut butter treat. It’s the second week of the new year and most of you are still probably sticking to your new year’s resolutions. Pretty much every year I make a list with resolutions, just… 

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Triple chocolate meltaway cookies

Triple chocolate meltaway cookies recipe

Melt in your mouth soft cookies with triple deliciousness from the cocoa powder, chocolate chips and chocolate hazelnut spread, these are the perfect chocolate meltaway cookies! The other day I hosted a Christmas party and in few days we have our last cookie exchange. I have set my bar high, long time ago, and can’t disappoint my friends and family when… 

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Candy cane kisses chocolate cookies

candy cane kisses chocolate cookies recipe

The star of this year’s cookie exchange – rich, fudgy chocolate cookies packed with chopped candy cane kisses and drizzled with chocolate and chopped candy cane for a festive look Confession time : the first smell of Christmas and my addiction for candy cane takes over. I’ve been in candy cane land for a couple… 

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Chocolate pumpkin bars

chocolate pumpkin bars

Perfect for fall potlucks, these chocolate pumpkin bars feature layers or rich chocolate cake, silky pumpkin pie and light frosting and finished with a dust of cinnamon.  I rarely make the same dessert twice in a short period of time. Usually I rotate them every 3-4 month, giving my family time to try new ones… 

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Screme eggs Cadbury brownies

Cadbury screme eggs brownies

Fudge one bowl cocoa brownies baked with ooey gooey Cadburry Eggs to put you in a holiday mood. Either use whole eggs of halved these Cadbury brownies will be a hit with the little ones  Halloween is my least favorite holiday. The only thing I love about Halloween is the candy part. For me Halloween is… 

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Chocolate and vanilla marble loaf cake

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Simple and classic, this marble loaf cake is comfort food at its best. Chocolate and vanilla flavors are swirled to create a beautiful pattern topped with a dark and white chocolate ganache to give you a sense of what’s to come.  I love a good marble cake. I has been one of my favorites since… 

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Frosted chocolate buttermilk sheet cake

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Light, fluffy and delicate chocolate buttermilk sheet cake topped with a ridiculously simple chocolate frosting and finely chopped nuts.  It’s been a month since we’ve been talking chocolate desserts. There have been cakes, cookies, and brownies. Some simple, some more complicated. All impossible to resist. But I can’t end this chocolate party without two easy as… 

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Coffee chocolate cake with coffee chocolate ganache

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Incredible delicious old-fashion coffee chocolate cake with coffee chocolate ganache made with a secret ingredient that keeps it moist and tender and brings out all the wonderful flavors!   Hand written recipes. Mostly in pencil, rarely in pen. Some written more than 30-50 years ago. Old, faded and discolored papers. Sometimes even written on a… 

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