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Triple Chocolate Espresso Cakes

Triple Chocolate Espresso Cakes

When you’re in the mood for chocolate cake, you really can’t have too much chocolate. These Triple Chocolate Espresso Cakes boast three types of chocolate: dark, milk and white chocolate. The dark and milk chocolate are melted into the espresso-spiked batter, giving the cakes a strong bittersweet chocolate flavor. It might be tempting to skip the milk chocolate here if you’re not generally a milk ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Blueberry desserts are always a welcome treat during the summer, whether you’re making blueberry pies or blueberry cobbler. Cookie Monster Cooking brightened up a classic blueberry cobbler with some tropical flavors, making a Blueberry Lime Coconut Cobbler. The filling has a hint of lime in it, from both juice and zest, and the buttery biscuit topping has just a hint of coconut. The tropical flavors ... Read More »

Eclair Class at The Pastry School

Eclair Class at The Pastry School

Eclairs are the hottest pastry trend in Paris, or so I’ve been told by many friends who have recently visited the City of Light. I don’t see a lot of variation in the eclairs sold in bakeries in my area, and a quick search of Parisian eclairs was more than enough to rekindle my interest in these classic pastries! I was eager to learn what ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Ice Cream Sandwich Pan

Nordic Ware Ice Cream Sandwich Pan

Ice cream sandwiches are a great way to enjoy your favorite flavor of ice cream during the summer, especially if you’re using homemade cookies and can really customize your sandwich flavor combinations. The problem with ice cream sandwiches is that it can be difficult to get the cookies sizes just right. When the two sides of the sandwich don’t match up, you won’t get the ... Read More »

Buttermilk Blueberry Buckle

Buttermilk Blueberry Buckle

A buckle is a type of cake that is so loaded with fruit that the cake begins to “buckle” under the weight of it all. The finished dish is partway between a cake and a cobbler, and it’s a great way to turn a big batch of summer berries into a mouthwatering dessert. This Buttermilk Blueberry Buckle has nearly equal parts blueberries and cake – ... Read More »

Coolhaus Ice Cream Book

Coolhaus Ice Cream Book

An ice cream sandwich is a special kind of frozen treat. Like a popsicle, you can pick it up and eat it easily with your hands, what makes it special is that it really delivers two different desserts in one irresistible package: cookies and ice cream. Making an ice cream sandwich is as easy as putting a scoop of ice cream between whatever cookies you ... Read More »

Strawberry Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Strawberry Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Everyone in my family is in love with my¬†Strawberry Snickerdoodles, probably because we’re all big strawberry fans and just can’t seem to get enough of those berries during the summer! The cookies use freeze dried berries for their color – which means that pink is all natural! – and their strawberry flavor. After going though a few batches of plain cookies, I decided that they ... Read More »

Republic of Pie, North Hollywood, CA

Republic of Pie Chicken Pot Pie

There is never a bad time for pie, but there are lots of sub-par pies out there. Pies are time consuming to make, when compared to some other types of baked goods, so you tend to see a lot more cookies, muffins and cakes served at coffee shops instead of pies. If you’re in LA and really want to get a slice of great pie ... Read More »

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