Is it just me or is there just something so hypnotizing about roll cakes? Whenever I make one, I find myself leering at it like a total weirdo… does anybody else have this problem? There is really something about these cakes that just makes you want a slice – no matter what time of day. Roll cake for breakfast? Heck yes!
You guys… I have just four words for you. Chocolate. Chip. Snack. Cake. I honestly don’t know what else to say – other than you need this cake in your life. The flavours are so simple & it’s so easy to make, but it’s probably one of my all-time favourite cakes. Honestly, to say that I love this cake with all my heart, would be an understatement.
If there was one dessert I know I can always count on to please a crowd at a viewing party- it would without a doubt be homemade chocolate cream pie. There is just something truly magical about putting creamy, velvety smooth chocolate pudding into pie form & these Mini Lindt Chocolate Cream Pies are a testament to that.
Okay so I may have gotten a little carried away with the Chocolate Bark this year… and by “a little” I mean a lot. It started off with just one batch of delicious bark, and then I just couldn’t stop thinking of all the different flavour combinations and all the different possibilities of deliciousness. Before I knew it, my kitchen counters were literally covered in different flavours of chocolate bark; each amazingly delicious in their own unique ways.
So here’s the deal guys – it’s a good day today. You know why? Because it includes donuts – and as far as I’m concerned, any day that includes donuts is pretty much the best kind of day. Especially when they are moist, double chocolate donuts that have been sprinkled with an ingredient that pretty much just screams holiday cheer. And you all know how excited I feel about the holiday season.
When Williams-Sonoma approached me about creating a recipe using their delicious Original Peppermint Bark, my mind immediately went to one place; donuts. But not just any old donuts – Fudgy chocolate donuts that would be dipped in a creamy chocolate glaze & sprinkled with chunks of dark and white chocolate bark studded with crunchy peppermint goodness. Yup – we went there. #BARKYEAH baby!
Happy Friday friends!
I think we can all agree it’s been a bit of a whirlwind of a week, what with the results of the American Presidential Election weighing heavy peoples shoulders.
Sometimes you just really need a good chocolate muffin. You know like a super moist, fudgey muffin, loaded with good quality milk and dark chocolate chunks. Are we on the same page here?
So here’s the thing these muffins are so chocolatey and delicious, that they could basically qualify as a dessert – however, because they are a “muffin” it is therefore perfectly acceptable for you to eat them for your breakfast. Ergo – you get to eat chocolate for breakfast and feel perfectly okay about it… (not that I think you ever need a legit reason to eat chocolate for breakfast).
Woot woot! Happy Friday peeps!!
Okay so, being that it’s Friday, I think we can all agree that it’s already going to be a good day but – I feel like we could make it even better if we involved some cashew butter in our lives… and maybe some pretzels…. and possibly some chocolate. Mhmmm, everything is better with chocolate ja’feel me??
Sweeeet, then let’s get right into this one… Cashew Butter Blondies w/ Dark Chocolate Chunks & Pretzels. I mean come on, do I even have to explain myself further here?
Happy weekend peeps!
Okay so I know it’s been a long time coming for this recipe; but I really wanted to wait until the weekend to post this one. I always like to do epic breakfast posts on the weekend because I feel like this is when we all get a little bit inspired to bake things like homemade breads and buns, am I right? Because let’s be real – Who has time to deal with time consuming things like yeast during on a weekday morning?
That’s the beauty of weekends for me; I get to play in the kitchen. Admittedly I sometimes get a little carried away and end up baking enough to feed about 4 families for a week, but who’s really going to complain about having some extra baked goodies around the house? I know I sure ain’t. And then there are the times when I get a little carried away with my weekend breakfast baking adventures, and I proceed to bake up deliciousness that barely even qualifies as breakfast in any other way except for its name.
Happy Monday lovelies!
I hope you all had an awesome start to your week, but if by chance your Monday was a little lackluster thus far, then I am so glad you popped by – you know why!? Because the recipe for these Chocolate Cake & Honey Roasted Peanut Covered Ice Cream Bars is going to change your life. For reals. So even if you had kind of a sh***y Monday, it’s okay, because these homemade ice cream bars are going to make everything all better.