Category Archives: Chocolate

Olive Oil-Cacao Nib Gelato Sandwiches with Chocolate Rye Cookies

Rich, creamy, delicately flavored ice cream  sandwiched between chewy, chocolate-y cookies might just be the best thing that ever happened to dessert. In my not-so-humble opinion, home-made ice cream is the ultimate summer indulgence. There is something special about ultra creamy, … Continue reading

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Healthy Homemade Cacao Bites

It’s finally Friday! I hope that you have had a good week. Mine was uneventful, but the weather has been fantastic in Salt Lake City, and I’m adjusting to running in the hot sun. This weekend we’re off  to Southern … Continue reading

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Amarula Chocolate Stout Cake

I celebrated my birthday earlier this week, and cake ranks high among the many things that I love about birthdays. In Germany, you are expected to bring a cake to work on your birthday. I absolutely love baking cakes, so … Continue reading

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Healthy Black Sapote Muffins

Have you ever heard of a black sapote? The black sapote, aka ‘chocolate pudding fruit,’ is just about my favorite thing. Related to the persimmon, this fruit has smooth, creamy pulp that tastes quite a bit like chocolate. I first … Continue reading

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Chocolate Porter Mousse

Hooray for making it half way through the week! I’ve been keeping busy here, between work and running in the snow (finally!!!), but I wanted to take a few minutes to share my new favorite dessert recipe. Chocolate mousse has … Continue reading

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Porter Chocolate Party Cake with Coconut Cream and Cacao Nibs

If you need some dessert inspiration to get you through your Monday, here it is. I made this cake for a party over the weekend, and I’m really sad that it is already gone. Cakes baked with beer are simultaneously … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lambic Cupcakes with Cocoa Buttermilk Buttercream

These cupcakes are GOOD. As you have probably noticed, I love baking with beer. I wanted to create something for Valentine’s Day using beer, and decided to go with something pink…a raspberry lambic. Lambics are sour beers fermented with fruit. … Continue reading

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