Chocolate Heart Bread

Looking for something chocolaty but not overly sweet? Then this is the bread for you. Rich chocolate flavors enhanced with the deep notes of espresso and incredibly soft and fluffy these rolls are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Chocolate Heart Bread Chocolate Heart Bread Time: 2.5 Hours Prep/Rest/Bake Yield: 6 Rolls Ingredients 350g (12 … Continue reading Chocolate Heart Bread

Coconut Macaroons

I will be completely honest here.  I used to think that I didn't like coconut. *Prepare for a shock*  So this is the first time I have ever baked coconut macaroons and the first time I have ever eaten them! I know, I know... crazy right.  Well I now totally converted and it isn't just … Continue reading Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Oreo Cake

It was recently my boyfriend's birthday and we had a big party with his family.  I was in charge of making his cake!  He loves chocolate but doesn't like desserts that are too sweet.  After researching and adjusting some recipes I came up with this chocolate cake.  It is a perfect balance of dark rich … Continue reading Chocolate Oreo Cake

How To Make Ganache: Nothing But Ratios

So you want/need to make ganache do you?  Well it is a relatively easy thing to make.  You just need chocolate and heavy cream, the magic is in the ration!  Which ration you choose will depend on how you will use it. 1:2 Ration, 1 Part Chocolate to 2 Parts Heavy Cream This will result … Continue reading How To Make Ganache: Nothing But Ratios

Baking 101: Substitutions & Conversions

Let's face it at some point you are going to be baking and realize, "OH NO I DON'T HAVE ANY XYZ!"  And of course it will be for something important like baking Christmas cookies.  Here is a quick list of the usual suspects and some conversions to make this a less painful process!  Happy Baking! … Continue reading Baking 101: Substitutions & Conversions