Is there a better way to serve ice cream in a dish? Sure there is. Try a chocolate dessert cup.
These cups are easy to make. Do not limit yourself to just cup cake liners. Any kind of simple silicone mold may work. Also these can be used for more than just ice cream. . . . Imaging a lovely chocolate mousse or filled with candy for a party favor. The possibilities are endless.
Try some today.
Making desserts we use chocolate many different ways. One of the basic tasks is melting it. I use two different ways to melt chocolate. Use whichever one you feel more confident with.
Some basics before we get started. read more
Making chocolate decorations is not as hard as you think. You can do it! Yes You!!! Follow these steps for a few basic designs and as you get better, go bigger and come up with your own designs.
This is a beautiful cake with a number of thin layers of cake and thin layers of filling. Don’t be tempted to overfill. Fondant is used to cover the cake and black fondant is used to simulate zebra stripes. Add as many strips as you wish, some thin, some thicker. Make it your own. This cake is decorated with a few extra fondant items for a client. There is no right or wrong way here.
It’s hot out and you are in the mood for a nice chocolatey cookie, but you do not want to overheat the house. Simple solution, make some Chocolate Log Cookies.
Store bought Leibniz butter cookies are transformed into a delicious chocolate log cookie. All you need is a stove top and you are good to go.
These cookies are best when refrigerated and sliced at serving time. Enjoy!
Are you a vanilla cake lover or a chocolate cake lover? That is a tough question to answer because I love them both. So let’s do the best of both worlds and make a marble cake.
Today we are going to be using loaf pans to make a simple layered cake. Hope you enjoy it! I sure did.
Chocolate Strawberry Cake is built using five different recipes. Sure it may sound complicated, but you do it all the time without thinking about it. Just think when you make a cake you are using at least two different recipes. Here there are five different recipe to deal with. No problems since this is a piece of cake. Hahaha!
- The Chocolate Cake (The Best Secret Chocolate Cake Recipe)
- Strawberry flavored (video is at Swiss Meringue Buttercream) this has the addition of strawberry jam so check out the recipe below
- Simple syrup (video at Simple Syrup) [quantities are different so I included the recipe and quantities here]
- Strawberry flavored whipped cream (video is at Flavored Whipped Cream with modifications, here again I have included a recipe and quantities for this cake
- Strawberry Flavored Gelatin Topping – see recipe below.
All of these recipe can be made ahead of time so when the assembly time comes it is only a matter of minutes. And it does not take all day.
Nothing say love more than Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. These make a great gift for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, a birthday, Anniversaries and any special occasion.
With just a little fancying up you can take these up a level or two and make you own gourmet chocolate covered strawberries. Give it a try, but a few candy cups and a nice box or two and you have a gift fit for a Queen.
The Best Secret Chocolate Cake Recipe. This is my secret recipe I have decided to share. Please make it and comment on how it turns out.
Red Velvet Cupcakes are so yummy. The original Red Velvet batter was made by accident when the vinegar added to a recipe gave the cake a red tint. Well in this modern age, we expect to see a red velvet cake RED, not a brownish red, we want a bright RED, so food coloring is also added to color these lovely pieces of heaven.
I use a powdered red food coloring. If you do not have access to powdered food colorings that is okay. Check the notes section of the recipe for substitutes.