Cakes · cheesecakes

Chocolate orange cheesecake

Chocolate orange cheesecake is a slice of heaven. Dark chocolate with a strong hint of orange make this crustless cheesecake unforgettable. few months ago, a neighbor requested volunteers for a hospital sewing room. I’ve been wanting to volunteer and I like sewing so I signed up. It’s a great group of ladies. We meet each… Continue reading Chocolate orange cheesecake

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Peanut butter whoopie pies

Peanut butter whoopie pies – soft chocolate cakes stuffed with peanut butter marshmallow filling. They’re a wonderful treat with a funny name. I grew up in the Northeast near Amish country. The Amish make a wonderful treat with a funny name – whoopie pies. Traditional whoopie pies are two dark chocolate cakes with large amounts… Continue reading Peanut butter whoopie pies

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Oreo Swirled Cheesecake

Oreo flavored black chocolate cheesecake swirled into creamy vanilla cheesecake on an Oreo crust and you’ve got Oreo Swirled Cheesecake. I’ve been working on this recipe since before Thanksgiving. I’ve been wanting to use my black cocoa for a cheesecake recipe for a while. Many cheesecake recipes incorporate Oreos but I wanted a cheesecake that… Continue reading Oreo Swirled Cheesecake

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Brownie-Bottom Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake

The rich, creamy, chocolate mousse in this Brownie-Bottom Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake only requires two ingredients. If you use a few store-bought ingredients, you can throw this show-stopper together in less than an hour. Father Kevin’s birthday was this week. He’s a sweet guy from Ohio who works with the mentally ill in Cambodia. Anyone… Continue reading Brownie-Bottom Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Chocolate Glazed Chai Spice Cheesecake

Creamy New York Cheesecake with chai spices is dreamy all by itself. Top it with a chocolate glaze and you’ve got a sensational dessert in this Chocolate Glazed Chai Spice Cheesecake. ‘I’m moving into my own apartment next week. I can’t wait to have my own kitchen and space in a refrigerator. My housemate’s refrigerator… Continue reading Chocolate Glazed Chai Spice Cheesecake


Brownie Bottom Coconut Cream Cheesecake

Brownie-Bottom Coconut Cream Cheesecake – imagine coconut cream pie in cheesecake form with a brownie crust! Top this with some chocolate syrup and Brownie-Bottom Coconut Cream Cheesecake is like the ultimate Mounds Bar. One of the things I miss about Cambodia is fresh coconut milk. Because coconuts abound in Cambodia, you buy them in an… Continue reading Brownie Bottom Coconut Cream Cheesecake