Cakes

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

This sour cream chocolate cake (and its highly coveted raspberry buttercream) has been a deep dark family secret for several years.  We love this recipe for its fluffy crumb, moist texture, and rich chocolate flavor.  It’s the perfect birthday or Valentine’s Day cake! Why do you put sour cream in cake? Sour cream helps make… Read More Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Cakes, Dessert

How to Make Sachertorte

Have you ever heard of Sachertorte?  It’s the most famous chocolate cake in all of Austria, and is popular throughout the whole world.  There’s a reason why: this beautiful cake blends the gorgeous flavors of dark chocolate and apricot in one gourmet dessert.  Enjoy your slice with whipped cream and coffee, and you’ll be in… Read More How to Make Sachertorte

Bars, Chocolates, Desserts Under 300 Calories, Desserts with No Egg, No Bake Desserts

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Are you scared to make your own fudge?  I have been–I was concerned it would turn into a dry, crumbly mess!  With this easy recipe, however, there’s no need for boiling or candy thermometers.  If you can melt chocolate, you can make this chocolate peanut butter fudge recipe on the stovetop or in the microwave.… Read More Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Christmas, Cookies, Desserts with No Egg

Buttery Mexican Wedding Cookies

Have you ever tried Mexican wedding cookies?  These delicate, buttery cookies are speckled with crunchy pecans and rolled in a snowy layer of powdered sugar. 😋 They’re melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Where did Mexican wedding cookies originate from? Suprisingly enough, Mexican wedding cookies did not come from Mexico.  These sweet confections actually were created by the Arabs… Read More Buttery Mexican Wedding Cookies

Candy, Christmas, Desserts with No Egg

How to Make Homemade Peppermint Bark

Peppermint is one of my favorite flavors during the Christmas season.  It’s so refreshing and delicious–especially when combined with dark chocolate and white chocolate in this delicious confection known as peppermint bark.  Did you know that it only takes 4 ingredients and 1 hour to make this special festive treat? 😊 Can peppermint bark be… Read More How to Make Homemade Peppermint Bark