Homemade Chocolate Recipes for Decadent Herbal Chocolates

Let’s be honest here. Chocolate is awesome. I could sit and eat chocolates until every last one is gone and everyone is wondering who ate all the chocolates. I never realized how easy it could be to make my own chocolates until I found a simple recipe in one of my mom’s chocolate cookbooks. I … Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Recipes for Decadent Herbal Chocolates

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I’ve always wanted to try making dark chocolate dipped strawberries. I think they’re the perfect dessert, healthy and satisfying. Dark chocolate, in moderation of course, is actually good for you and is loaded with antioxidants and fresh strawberries are… well fabulous, and if you can find them organic, even better. The first thing I read … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Bittersweet Chocolate Basil Tart with Honey Grapefruit Sauce

The sauce is a zesty complement to the tart's rich chocolate filling.   LEVEL: MODERATE SERVES: 20 INGREDIENTS TART SHELL: 6 tbsp. butter ¼ c. granulated sugar 1¼ c. cake flour (not self-rising) 1 egg FILLING: 1 c. heavy cream ⅓ c. whole milk ½ c. finely shredded basil leaves 8 oz. bittersweet chocolate 1 … Continue reading Bittersweet Chocolate Basil Tart with Honey Grapefruit Sauce

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes.

I just had to go there.. Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 25 minutes + Cooling 1 package {8 ounces} cream cheese, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 cup {6 ounces} semisweet chocolate chips 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup water 1/3 cup canola … Continue reading Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes.