Recipe: Marble Loaf w/ Sour Cream

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature1 cup baker’s sugar4 large eggs room temperature2 tsp pure vanilla extract1 cup sour cream (14% fat) 4 oz semisweet chocolate bar melted 2 oz of espresso at room temp1/4 cup mini chocolate chips    instructions Preheat the oven… Continue reading Recipe: Marble Loaf w/ Sour Cream

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Ingredients 1½ cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda½ tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp salt ½ cup brown sugar1/3 cup butter at room temperature1 egg1 tsp vanilla extract 3 mashed ripe bananas ¾ cup semisweet/milk chocolate chips (mix) 6 tsp mini chocolate chips for topping Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 12 muffin tin with paper liners.… Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Ingredients: ½ cup boiling water 4 oz bittersweet/semisweet chocolate roughly chopped1 tsp instant coffee (I used a whole instant coffee single bag) 3/4 cup all purpose flour½ tsp baking powder1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder ½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt ½ cup (8 tbsp) unsalted butter (room temp)½ cup granulated sugar½ cup compacted brown sugar 3 large… Continue reading Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

D wants to make an Israeli Birthday cake for her school project.I have looked at about a dozen recipes, and incorporated them to this version. Traditionally those are made in the original oven pan. I have modified it to use a 9×13” pan. Ingredients Dry Ingredients: 1½ cups all purpose flour ¾ cup Cocoa Powder 1 tsp baking… Continue reading Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

Recipe: chocolate cheesecake

Ingredients Dry 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Wet 1 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 large  Eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Filling 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 8 oz farmer’s cheese/ricotta 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading Recipe: chocolate cheesecake

Recipe: Natalie’s Brownies “muffins”

INGREDIENTS Dry Ingredients: 1 cup sugar ¼ cup flour 1 cup Trader Joe’s chopped dry toasted  pecans (or walnuts pieces) Pinch of salt ½ cup cocoa ½ cup butter (1 stick) 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla PREPARATION Preheat oven to 325°F. butter/Line with parchment paper a 12 muffin tin. Measure into a medium bowl sugar,… Continue reading Recipe: Natalie’s Brownies “muffins”

Recipe: Blondie Bars

These bars are just amazing Dry Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt Wet Ingredients: 2 cups brown sugar 1 stick of butter 3 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups pecans halves/chopped 6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips Method Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine and mix flour and baking powder… Continue reading Recipe: Blondie Bars

Recipe: Amazing Adult Brownies (that kids like too)

Ingredients: 4 oz bitter sweet chocolate 4 oz unsweetened chocolate 1 stick of butter 1½ cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla 4 large eggs ¾ cup flour ½ tsp salt Method Preheat oven to 350°F. butter an 8×8” glass pan. line the pan with parchment paper. Break chocolate to small pieces. put in a microwavable medium… Continue reading Recipe: Amazing Adult Brownies (that kids like too)