Puddings/Mousses · Souffles

Dark Chocolate Grand Marnier Soufflés

Dark Chocolate Grand Marnier Soufflés are easier to make than you might think. They are light like meringues on top but dense like chocolate mousse in the middle. A couple of days ago I took another Sur La Table cooking class. This time the class was on Soufflés. I’ve always felt a little intimidated by… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Grand Marnier Soufflés

Puddings/Mousses

White chocolate coconut bread pudding

White chocolate coconut bread pudding has the nutty flavor of coconut with the creamy sweetness of white chocolate. Serve it hot with white chocolate coconut sauce for a smashing dessert. When I first started working in San Marcos, there was a little restaurant in an old house called Cool Mint Cafe. Back then Cool Mint… Continue reading White chocolate coconut bread pudding

Bundt cakes · Cakes

Lime Curd-Filled White Chocolate Lime Bundt Cake

Imagine a moist, citrus-packed bundt cake with a tunnel of tangy lime curd and you have Lime Curd-Filled White Chocolate Lime Bundt Cake.  Dust it with powdered sugar or top with white chocolate lime curd ganache for even more lime goodness. Costco had limes on sale and St. Patrick’s day is on Friday. Top that… Continue reading Lime Curd-Filled White Chocolate Lime Bundt Cake

Cake Rolls/Swiss Rolls · Cakes · Uncategorized

flourless chocolate mint cake log

Dark chocolate peppermint ganache, moist, flourless chocolate sponge cake, and minty whipped cream filling make this flourless chocolate mint cake log perfect for Saint Patrick’s Day or Christmas. Saint Patrick’s Day is just a week away. Becks is coming home on Monday for spring break and she’s bringing one of her friends. My son, Tim,… Continue reading flourless chocolate mint cake log

Bars · Cake Rolls/Swiss Rolls

Flourless Double Chocolate Jaffa Cakes

Flourless Double Chocolate Jaffa Cakes are a more chocolaty twist on an old favorite- moist chocolate sponge cake topped with orange curd and dark chocolate. Perfect for an afternoon snack! I recently read an article on Jaffa Cakes on the BBC. There’s a huge debate in England about whether these treats are cakes or cookies… Continue reading Flourless Double Chocolate Jaffa Cakes