Chocolate

Spotted Dick Steamed Pudding With White Chocolate Butter Sauce

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Spotted Dick Adapted from the Daring Kitchen Recipe archives Makes 6 servings 4 ounces all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 4 ounces breadcrumbs 3 ounces Caster sugar/ultrafine sugar 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened 3 ounces dried currants zest of 1 lemon 1 large egg, lightly beaten 8 tablespoons cold […]

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@nestlefoodie’s Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies (Better than the original! Shhh…don’t tell!)

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@nestlefoodie’s Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe from Chris Garboski, adapted from the Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Makes 60 cookies 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]

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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies & Hinamatsuri Notecards

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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies Recipe by Christina Tosi (Courtesy of The Amateur Gourmet and Regis & Kelly) Makes 15 6-ounce cookies 8 ounces (1 cup) butter 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 […]

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Pavlova With Nutella Mousse

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Pavlova With Nutella Mousse Makes 6 large servings or 12 small servings For meringue: 1 cup superfine granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 large egg whites at room temperature for 30 minutes pinch of salt 3 tablespoons cold water 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar For Nutella mousse: 1 jar of Nutella (13.25 ounces/375 grams) 8 […]

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Super Bowl Chocolate Crunchie Munchies

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Super Bowl Chocolate Crunchie Munchies Adapted from Dorie Greenspan’s recipe Makes 2 – 3 dozen pieces (depending on how big you make them!) 1/2 cup roasted and salted cashews 1/2 cup craisins (dried cranberries) 1/4 cup shredded coconut 1 cup crispy rice cereal 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or 6 […]

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Nanaimo Bars: The Daring Bakers Go to Canada

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Nanaimo Bars Adapted from the City of Nanaimo Recipe Makes one 8×8-inch pan Bottom Layer 1/2 cup (115 g) (4 ounces) unsalted butter 1/4 cup (50 g) (1.8 ounces) granulated sugar 5 tablespoons (75 mL) unsweetened cocoa 1 large egg, beaten 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) (160 g) (5.6 ounces) graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup […]

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Warming Up With Cioccolata Calda (Italian Hot Chocolate)

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We are currently in Utah enjoying spending time with family.  It has been snowy and cold the whole time we’ve been here, which I guess is to be expected, since it is winter. But I must say that living in Southern California for the past year and a half has turned me into a total […]

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Chocolate Dipped Caramels (Caramels Part 2)

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Milton Snavely Hershey, the founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company, once said, “Caramels are only a fad.  Chocolate is a permanent thing.”  With that in mind, I figured I had better help you out by taking the caramel recipe I shared with you yesterday from the realm of fad to permanent popularity. Once you have […]

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Nutella Pocket Cookies

Nutella Pocket Cookies Makes 4 dozen cookies 1 cup butter, softened 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) 1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese, […]

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5-Layer Ice Cream Cake

“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.” – Don Kardong, 1976 U.S. Olympic Marathoner About two weeks ago I was standing in my grandma’s kitchen while she got dessert ready for everyone. “This is a trick I learned from Tutu*,” she said as she pushed small scoops of vanilla ice cream onto cones […]

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