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55 Utterly Bewitching Halloween Cakes

A touch of pumpkin gives this bewitching cake a look and taste that reflects the season. Glaze: After topping with an Orange Cream-Cheese Frosting, give your cake a cascading chocolate glaze. Place 4 ounces of chopped bittersweet chocolate, 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, and 3 tablespoons corn syrup in a medium heatproof bowl. Bring 1/2 cup heavy cream to a boil, pour it over the chocolate, and let sit for 3 minutes. Gently stir, using a whisk, until smooth. Let sit for 3 to 5 minutes…

from A Taste of Koko - Austin's Top Food & Lifestyle Blog

Peppermint bark

Peppermint Bark. 6 oz milk chocolate 12 oz white chocolate 3 tsp vegetable oil 1/3 crushed candy cane pieces Line the bottom and sides of an 9" x 9" square baking pan with non-stick aluminum foil, smoothing out any wrinkles. Melt the white chocolate and 2 teaspoon of vegetable oil in a heatproof bowl placed over a saucepan of simmering water. Immediately pour half of the melted chocolate into the prepared pan and tilt the pan so the chocolate makes an even layer. Place in…


Milk and Honey: Bitter Chocolate and Salted Caramel Torte

from The Recipe Critic

French Silk Pie Bars

French Silk Pie Bars - Rich, creamy, and smooth and made with a chocolate graham cracker crust. This classic dessert is incredible and will turn into an instant favorite!


Strawberry Hibiscus-Tea Lemonade - a delicious floral lemonade with gorgeous color and even more gorgeous taste.


Sneak some veggies into kids' cupcakes with this Cook Yourself Thin Vanilla Cupcake recipe made with zucchini and no fat. These are good and only 204 calories!

from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

Devil’s Food Cake with Sinful Chocolate Frosting

If you like a very tall layer cake, double all of the ingredients for four layers instead of two. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Butter the bottoms and sides of two 9 by 2-inch round cake pans, and line with parchment paper. To make the cake, in the top of a double boiler or in a heatproof bowl over barely simmering water, melt together 4 ounces (1 bar) of the bittersweet chocolate, butter, sugar, and corn syrup, stirring occasionally until smooth. Remove from the heat and set aside. In a medium…

from Brown Eyed Baker

Coconut-Vanilla Bean Cake with Coconut Meringue Buttercream Frosting

Coconut-Vanilla Bean Cake with Coconut Meringue Buttercream Frosting | Brown Eyed Baker


How do you make #Internationalchocolateday even better? Add gin! This Sloe Gin Chocolate Truffle recipe makes 15 decadently smooth sweet treats! Ingredients 225g dark chocolate 25g white chocolate 20g unsalted butter 1 tbsp single cream 2 tbsp sloe gin (you want a nice syrupy one like Sipsmith Sloe) 25g cocoa powder Step 1. Melt 200g chocolate by placing it in a heatproof bowl over boiling water. Don't let the bowl touch the water. Step 2. When the chocolate has melted remove from the…

from Good Morning Cali

Matcha Green Tea Truffles

These 5 ingredient matcha green tea truffles are sweet, rich, and delicate green tea flavored chocolate treats!