So, these are ridiculously delicious. Not to mention, easy on the eyes. These cupcakes are classic red velvet. Blood red cake that’s delicately scented with chocolate. Rich, butter-infused, vanilla cream cheese frosting. Bake. Frost. Inhale. So, what makes them red? Historically, bakers used boiled beet root juice to color their cakes. Modern cupcakes generally get their sanguine hue from red […]
This has been a doozy of a year. (Are you with me on that!?) So…why don’t you treat yourself to a little something extra sweet! Here are my top 15 chocolate treats, guaranteed to knock your socks off. 1. Mocha Layer Cake with Sour Cream Ganache 2. S’mores Fudge Pie 3. Sinfully Rich Chocolate Pudding 4. Easy Chocolate-Covered Toffee 5. Chocolate Cheesecake […]
You guys. Two things. First, Happy October! These black and orange whoopie pies are great. They’re a spooktacular take on my classic whoopie pie recipe (which actually comes from my dear friend Joyce. Thank you!!!). They’re a festive and perfect way to ring in the Halloween season. (After all, we do live in Salem, Massachusetts, a.k.a. […]
Recently, I’ve had a ton of people ask me about my chocolate chip cookies. They’re almost always the first to go at parties. Can I let you in on a secret? I use the recipe on the back of the Tollhouse chocolate chips bag. Seriously. (And that’s not a paid endorsement, peeps.) Is it easy? (Hell, yeah!) Does […]
This chocolate covered toffee is possibly the easiest candy to make at home. Customize it with whatever toppings you like, and hand it out to your favorite peeps. Great for holidays and birthdays! Get my step-by-step photo recipe here.
Happy fourth of July from beautiful Salem, Ma! Seeing that a lot of the Northeast is rained out this year and people are stuck inside, here’s a great way to enjoy classic s’mores flavor if you can’t get a fire blazing. This is one for the record books. Serve this baby warm and share it […]
This is an alternative to your standard, Tollhouse-style chocolate chip cookie. A little tangy from the addition of a generous amount of cream cheese. A drizzle of almond extract makes them ridiculously fragrant. Get the step-by-step photo recipe here!
Step-by-step photo recipe for a sinfully rich chocolate layer cake, with chocolate buttercream laced with Scotch. Easy on the eyes. Even easier to make.
Want to be a hero this Spring? Make your own Cadbury Creme Eggs. Every year, our good friend D. Bunnyhunter waits like a little kid for the new harvest of Creme Eggs to hit the shelves. (David, let me know when you want to pick yours up, OK?) These are actually really easy to make […]
This is a summer standby at The Mouse House. (Warning: This cake is not bikini friendly.) It’s dark, dense, and fudge-y, and is the perfect foil for everything from ice cream to fresh berries. I like to slice it in half and fill it with whipped chocolate ganache. (Hello, heaven!) The best part about this […]