Whether you call these cake balls, truffles or bon-bons, the one thing I know for sure is you will love them! These cute, irresistible chocolate covered treats hardly need a recipe they’re so simple and fun to make! Bake a cake, crumble it up, mix with frosting, roll into balls, dip in chocolate. Pop in mouth. Repeat.
I have a sweet treat of a recipe today for Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting and a short tutorial on how to fill a cupcake. Because everyone should know how. It’s important for getting the perfect ratio of frosting to cupcake with every bite. And for preventing ‘dry cake syndrome’ that cupcakes are notoriously known for. While some focus their attention on the cake –… [Read more]
This cake is highly reminiscent of a Devil Dog. Remember those from your lunchbox days? Or maybe you eat them now and no memory is needed. They weren’t my favorite. I was all about Funny Bones. Chocolate cakes with a peanut butter filling enrobed in a shell-like milk chocolate frosting. Those were my idea of heaven. The Devil Dog was my Mom’s favorite. A few… [Read more]
Whoopie pies are a delicious Amish tradition. They get their name from kids and farmers who, upon spying these sweet little treats in their lunch pails would shout out for joy “whoopie.”
I am completely addicted to muffins. Obsessed. I have been eating them every day for weeks. They’re so easy to grab and go, such a portable and delicious treat. I made three different kinds, the first being the Happle-Dapple Oat Muffins, these are the second and the third is yet to come. I loved these! Sweet and tart, there is a perfect balance between the… [Read more]
My Mom likened the taste of these to candy bars. I have to agree. These are packed with oats, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and walnuts. They are so decadent they don’t even need the extra nuts and chocolate on top. They were slightly undercooked in the center making them extra rich, very sticky, kind of chewy, and gooey. Divine little treats to satisfy your sweet… [Read more]
I have been wanting to make this recipe ever since my September issue of Saveur arrived. It contains an article written by Dana Bowen that attempts to trace the history of brownies. I say attempt because there is no sure origin. It could be a fire in a Chicago hotel caused a harried cook to combine cookie batter with cake mix. Does anyone else see… [Read more]