Chocolate chip cheesecake

chocolate chip cheesecake recipe

Indulge in a creamy cheesecake bursting with chocolate chips to satisfy your cravings! Featuring a chocolate crust, creamy cheesecake and silky ganache, this chocolate chip cheesecake is one of my favorites! I have mentioned quite a few times my favorite dessert is chocolate cheesecake but I never told you the story about the first time… 

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Chocolate ganache cheesecake bars

chocolate ganache cheesecake bars recipe

Looking for irresistible cheesecake bars without all of the fuss? These cheesecake bars fit the bill! A simple graham cracker crust topped with a luscious cheesecake and finished with a drizzle of chocolate ganache. I keep saying chocolate cheesecake is my number one dessert of choice but the more cheesecake recipes I try, the more I think I love all… 

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Chocolate cake with coffee frosting

chocolate cake with coffee frosting recipe

Light and fluffy cake with a soft and tender crumb, this chocolate cake relies on the rich flavor of cocoa powder complemented with thin layer of coffee frosting. Tiffany started pre-k today. It’s been a tough decision for us. On one hand I was so looking forward to having her out of the house and interacting… 

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Chocolate ganache cake

chocolate ganache cake recipe

Only 6 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time are needed to make this cake. Under the silky rich chocolate ganache you’ll discover a light and fluffy chocolate cake. I have an inexplicable, out of this world love for chocolate. My mind dreams of chocolate everything and anything all day long. Sometimes even at night…. 

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Chocolate cupcakes with vanilla bean buttercream

chocolate cupcakes with vanilla bean buttercream recipe

A classic combo, chocolate and vanilla pair perfectly in these rich and tender chocolate cupcakes topped with a dreamy vanilla bean buttercream frosting. I’m glad I get to open this years’s chocolate party with this classic combo. A perfectly domed fluffy chocolate cupcake piled-high with a swirly vanilla bean buttercream frosting. It’s impossible to take just one… 

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Homemade moon pie cookies

homemade moon pies cookies recipe

Melt in your mouth graham cookies filled with homemade marshmallow creme and dipped in chocolate ganache – these moon pie cookies are what dreams are made of. Moonpies or moon pie cookies I really don’t know exactly what’s the correct name (or maybe it’s both) but what I know is that these cookies stole my… 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

tomato quiche recipe

Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata

Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata recipe

An easy meal that goes from fridge to table in less than 30 minutes, this three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It may still be summer vacation but for me it’s one of the busiest time of the year. Between playdates at the park, enjoying some sun at… 

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Frosted sugar cookies

frosted sugar cookies recipe

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth amazingness, these frosted sugar cookies are the made-from-scratch version of the store bought ones. Love at first bite! Since I started this blog, little over 3 years ago (how times flies!!!) I have made thousands hundreds of cookies but what makes my husband’s heart skip a beat are the soft, cakey sugar cookies… 

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No bake blackberry bars

no bake blackberry bars recipe

An elegant summer treat, these dreamy no bake blackberry bars are infused with fresh berry sweetness swirled with a velvety creamy filling. I love watching TV while folding clothes. Since our dryer broke and we had to wait for a new one to be delivered and installed, I had quite a few loads to go through…. 

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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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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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Caramelized onion and asparagus strata

caramelized onion asparagus egg strata recipe

Make-ahead cheesy casserole, this caramelized onion and asparagus strata is a crowd pleaser. It takes very little time to put together and you most likely have all the ingredients on hand Finally the spring has arrived! Although we still get some rain showers, I’m so happy to see flowers blooming in my front yard! I’m… 

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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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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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