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5/9/2014#SweetTooth
Classic Chocolate Layer Cake

Classic Chocolate Layer Cake

Classic Chocolate Layer Cake

Whether you’re a chocoholic or not, anyone can appreciate a sweet slice of classic chocolate cake. Thick ribbons of chocolate buttercream frosting nestled between two layers of moist chocolate cake are the perfect combination, ideal for celebrating any holiday, or when you’re simply in need of a chocolate fix. Jamie’s version of this nostalgic treat… Read More »

Cocoa Cannolis with Ricotta-Mascarpone Cream

Cannoli Recipe

Sweet-tooths will line up for blocks to wait for an authentic Italian bakery’s cannoli. The Sicilian pastries can be filled with ricotta or mascarpone, but Mandy combines the best of both. Her take is as authentic as it gets: hand-rolled cannoli dough, hand-dipped, fried shells, and fresh, homemade ricotta combined with mascarpone for an incredibly light… Read More »

Soft Pumpernickel Bread

Pumpernickel Bread Recipe

Megan describes her pumpernickel bread as “tall, dark, and handsome,” and we couldn’t agree more. Baked in a bread pan, the loaf rises into a soft tower of fluffy warmth. Steakhouses  that offer warm pumpernickel can’t keep guests from asking for more. With a dish of whipped butter, who can say no? But pumpernickel bread… Read More »

2/28/2014#SweetTooth

Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Cakey brownies get a bad rap because if made improperly, they can be dry, flavorless, and unrecognizable as the delicious treat they can be. With a texture so hard to get right, cakey brownies can become too similar to chocolate cake, begging the question of what the definitive difference is from those who have only… Read More »

10/11/2013#SweetTooth

German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

Surprisingly, German Chocolate Cake is named after the creator of German chocolate (an American named Sam German) and not the country at all. With one bite of this cake, however, you’ll quickly move past it’s confusing name and focus on its pure, satisfying decadence. Unlike its milk, dark, and bittersweet cousins, German chocolate is sweet… Read More »

8/11/2013#GlutenFree

Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Biscotti

The beauty of Lee’s gluten free biscotti lies in its simplicity. While there is this crazy assumption that biscotti (let alone ones that are gluten free) are fussy and difficult to make, this recipe proves that it’s not. The name biscotti comes from the Latin word biscoctus, meaning twice baked. To make it extra-crunchy, the… Read More »

4/12/2013#SweetTooth

Chocolate Crepe Cake

Chocolate Crepe Cake

Crepe cakes were a huge hit last year and the blogosphere exploded with tons of creative and complicated spins on this sweet dessert. From dulce de leche layers to thick chocolate amaretto frosting, the crepe cake went from what should be a light indulgence to a heavy and decadent dessert . Nina’s recipe brings this… Read More »

3/8/2013#SweetTooth

Homemade Peanut Butter Filled Oreos

Homemade Peanut Butter Filled Oreos

Whether you’re a twist-and-lick or bite-right-through kind of person, there’s no denying that Oreos were a childhood favorite cookie. Though a package still sneaks its way into the pantry here and there when we’re having a particularly vulnerable day at the grocery store, there’s nothing quite like re-making a nostalgic treat at home. Inspired by… Read More »

3/3/2013#GlutenFree

Gluten Free Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes

What would you do if you knew that you could have chocolate for breakfast…and not feel bad about it?? These Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes are not only low carb and gluten free but also practically guilt free. Carolyn substitutes coconut flour for regular flour and ups the protein using a vanilla protein powder. Our favorite… Read More »