Chocolate chips, coconut flakes and coconut milk come together to make this day-dreamy, unforgettable cake. It was love at first sight. One look at the toasty-coconut, chocolate-dotted topping and I was a complete goner. It was a vision I couldn’t erase from my mind. I had to make it immediately or do nothing else, even knowing love at first sight doesn’t always transfer to love… [Read more]
A rich chocolate loaf cake packed with chewy shreds of coconut and topped with a creamy chocolate frosting. A chocolate lover’s heaven. The chocolate comes from cocoa powder that gives it plenty of deep chocolate flavor. To bring in some more of the coconut flavor there’s also coconut milk in the batter and in the frosting.
Fried shrimp coated in coconut flakes and panko crumbs straight from the fryer make me slightly weak in the knees. Biting through the crusty coating into the steaming-hot, succulent shrimp trapped underneath makes me deliriously happy. The deceptively sweet orange marmalade sauce carries a surprise hint of heat that is a perfect counterbalance for all of the savory sweetness going on.
I am enmeshed in a sinfully-delicious love affair with baked custard or as the French call them pots de crème (poh duh KREHM). A love affair I hope never ends. Every time I have a few leftover egg yolks on hand my mind wanders to these charming little delights that are so easy to make yet yield tremendous results.