Almost Flourless Chocolate Cake

We saw this recipe on Modern Mrs. Darcy, and it looked so easy, we decided to give it a try!  It makes a very, very dark and dense chocolate cake, so if you prefer milk chocolate, you probably won't like this. But if you love a fudgy dark chocolate, then you will love it! To start, heat your oven to 375° F.  Then butter a cake pan, cut a parchment paper circle, place the circle inside the pan, and butter the circle. Then chop up your chocolate.  We used Ghirardelli … [Read more...]

The Best Lemon Blueberry Bread

I've made several versions of blueberry bread, but I've found that this one is the most delicious.  It has a lovely lemon flavor and a moist, cake-like texture. See how delicious the inside looks? You should make this! First, preheat your oven to 350° F. Then grease an 8x4" loaf pan. You can use cooking spray or you can butter it like I did. To make the batter, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Then stir in the blueberries and lemon zest (if you're using … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Crispy Monsters

My mom and I saw these cute guys on the front of an All You magazine, and you know we love to make cute stuff. This was from a Halloween issue, and we did make them this past fall, but somehow we never blogged about it! You'll need a pan of Rice Krispy treats, which are easy to make.  The original recipe called for prepackaged treats, but those don't taste as good. You'll also need mini M&Ms, mini Oreos, and chocolate chips (for coating the treats). To make these, cut the … [Read more...]

Santa Cupcakes

Around Thanksgiving, I wanted to make some cute turkey cupcakes, but we ran out of time. So my mom suggested that we make a cute Christmas something or other, and we found these Santa cupcakes. They were easy to make (we made them with my sisters and cousin and they had fun too!), and I think they're really cute! We made the chocolate cupcakes that we almost always use for our cute cupcakes. And we made buttercream frosting to go on top of the cupcakes. In addition to the … [Read more...]