Quick easy and oh so decadent!!! Here’s what you need
2 squares semi sweet chocolate
1/4 cup butter
1 whole egg plus 1 egg yolk
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 tbs flour
Here’s what to do….
Melt butter and chocolate in micro for 1 min
Blend with whisk then add ingredients
Preheat oven to 450
Butter 2 individual soufflé ramekins split batter. Bake for 10 mins. Loosen with a knife turn upside down on a plate watch the chocolate ooze out !! Enjoy
Here’s a classic popcorn recipe for the 4th of July! Of course it can be changed for any Holiday!Red and green for Christmas, Orange and chocolate for Halloween… This one comes in handy during the summer months no oven needed!! Most ingredients are already on hand!
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup corn syrup
1 3 oz box jello ( I used cherry and second batch of berry blue)
1/3 tsp baking soda
Large bowl of popped pop corn.
Micro butter, corn syrup, and jello for 1 min, stir, 1 min, stir, 30 sec stir, 30 more and stir. Add baking soda stir will become frothy. Pour over pop corn and place back in micro for 30 sec stir, 30 sec stir, and final 30 sec and stir, pour out on to parchment paper. Let set, serve, enjoy! I made 2 batches and a third batch of just plain popped in the popcorn machine. I love tp use coconut oil for that theater flavor. You can also use white chocolate melted over the white.
Summer is just flying by here in the Chicago burbs! I am loving every minute of it! I especially lazy mornings pool side Taking time to make the kiddos something incredible to munch on is one of my favorite things to indulge in. We all love chocolate here. Who doesn’t right?!?!?! So todays special treat was double chocolate muffins!!! They loved them by the way Basic, simple, and oh so decadent.
2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
3/4 cup sugar
3 teas baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips
1 cup milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 375
use muffin liners or grease pans
In bowl mix dry ingredients and chips, set aside
in another bowl whisk wet ingredients
add dry to wet fold but do not over mix.
Scoop into liners bake 15-18 or until spring back when touched.
I was looking for a new idea for strawberries. I’ve done the cheesecake filled ones. They are amazing! I’ve seen inside out Chocolate Berries. Also look amazing. I decided to make a Chocolate Cheesecake filling. And oh my my they are AMAZING! here’s what I used
1 Quart hulled Strawberries
1 8 oz pkg cream cheese (soft)
1/4 c heavy cream
1/4 c cocoa
1/2 c powdered sugar.
Beat cream cheese till fluffy and smooth, slowly add in heavy cream. Beat about 2 min. On low speed slowly add cocoa and sugar. Fill berries, chill serve ENJOY!
Ohhh here’s another case of just can’t leave well enough alone! Yes, banana muffins are good. But, fill them with some nutella, pecans and sea salt and they are even better. I even got I think I’m in love out of my 15 year old over these!! Sooo if you would like your kids to be in love with a muffin rather then well you get the meaning… Feed them these bad boys
Simple banana muffin recipe. Makes 12 average size muffins. Line the pans and turn the oven to 350.
Mash 3 bananas
3/4 c Sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp sea salt
1 small jar nutella
1/2 chopped pecans
Sift flour, baking soda. set aside
melt butter, add bananas, sugar, egg.
Fold flour mix into banana mix
Fill the bottom about 1/4 c mix of the muffin cups. Carefully add about 1 tbs of nutella on the top of batter, spread out with a spoon. This can be tricky not to mix into batter. Sprinkle pecans over top of nutella, Sprinkle sea salt on pecans. Top with about 1/4 c batter. Bake at 350 for about 25-30, Done when they spring bake. For extra decadence top with drizzle of caramel sauce!!
Oreos and Chocolate Cake. Oh YES! This is a very simple but elegant cake. I used a small silicone bundt. The recipe can be used for a single layer cake or even a spring form. Heres the list of ingredients!
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup cocoa
4 Tbs Butter melted
1 sleeve or about 12 oreos
2 Tbs powdered sugar
Grease and flour pan. Preheat oven to 350. In mixer bowl add sweetened milk, eggs, flour, baking powder, and melted butter. Mix well on low speed, stir in 8 crumbled oreos. Pour into pan and bake for 40 mins.
Let cook for 10 mins, remove from pan on to cooling rack. After cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar, fine chop remaining oreos sprinkle on top, melt 2 squares semi sweet chocolate, drizzle on top.
Anyone and everyone who grew up on the South Side of Chicago will remember THE ATOMIC CAKE!!! I am sad the Village Bakery is no longer I am happy I have this amazing recipe to share. I think it is pretty close to the original we use to devour on every Birthday, we could talk Mom into popping for this beaut!!! ENJOY!!!
1 layer banana or yellow cake
1 layer chocolate cake
1 layer white cake
Fresh bananas, sliced
1 small box Jell-O banana Pudding
fresh strawberries, sliced
1 small box Jell-O chocolate pudding
1 small box Jell-O vanilla Pudding
How to make it
Set the banana (or yellow) cake layer on a cake plate.
Top with sliced bananas, then spread banana pudding over the top to hold the bananas together.
Spread whipped cream over pudding.
Place the chocolate cake layer on top.
Sprinkle with grated chocolate.
Top with sliced strawberries, then spread chocolate pudding over the top.
Spread with whipped cream.
Place the white cake layer on top.
Spread with vanilla pudding.
Frost top of cake with a generous amount of whipped cream.