Now, I know that Caramel Violet Crumble Chocolate Chip Cookies is an obnoxiously long title for a little ‘ole chocolate chip cookie. I get it. You’re probably thinking, “why not paste with Fleur del sel on the end while your’e at it?” Well, smarty pants…it’s already mixed in the salted caramel. These cookies are so good they deserve that extra long title. They’re so good that even if I ended up naming them Ebola Cookies, you’d be raving about Ebola Cookies to all your friends and not even care. Too soon? Too soon…
A gorgeous retro cake made of banana, pineapple, walnuts, a crunchy cinnamon sugar streusal, and topped with a cream cheese glaze. Make this Hummingbird Coffee Cake the perfect excuse to have cake for breakfast!
You know how I know it’s time to bake with bananas? By the colony of fruit flies that have migrated to my kitchen. They hit the mecca every week. I think they’ve finally made it into the iron age, because I swear they’re wielding swords now. I want to tell them they don’t need to fight! The bananas are coming every Thursday so they can party until I get to them. I know….Ew. Guys, I swear this Hummingbird Coffee Cake is fruit fly free.
Extra dark chocolate cupcakes frosted with creamy peanut butter frosting and topped with melted dark chocolate. What else would top these Peanut Butter Buckeye Cupcakes than a miniature peanut butter buckeye! Peanut butter and chocolate lovers rejoice!
If you can believe it, I’ve only posted a couple of peanut butter desserts on this blog. This will make magical number three. Total blasphemy, right? How can I call this a dessert blog and only have three peanut butter treats. Just have patience my friends. There is more coming…I promise! With peanut butter on top!
I hate to start this post out with a rant, but I’m kind of grumpy. Everything I’ve put in my oven apparently is suicidal, it’s raining like freaking Vancouver, and I stepped on a Lego about five minutes ago. Seriously, the Lego peeps need to round down the edges of their treacherous little building blocks. I’m going to write a strongly worded letter after I furiously compose this post about these Red Velvet Oreo Brownies. I know everyone envisions their favorite red velvet desserts drenched in cream cheese frosting. Well, forget about that junk. I’m taking red velvet to the dark side.
Romantic Chocolate Raspberry Champagne Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day! Divine devil’s food cake cupcakes frosted with bright pink raspberry champagne frosting and topped with fresh raspberries and a raspberry champagne glaze.
Let’s talk about romance for a minute. In my tweens, I pictured love to be just like the movies. You know, the romantic comedies where the female lead accidentally runs into the handsome man. She spills her coffee on his shirt while their dogs get tangled in each others leashes. They laugh. He whisks her off to Paris for a shopping spree. Then it’s candles, chocolate, and Barry White 24/7. Oh, and these Chocolate Raspberry Champagne Cupcakes. Definitely these cupcakes. Because these cupcakes have raspberry champagne glaze, and that is totally romance.
Every now and then my husband and I reminisce about how we met. The mysterious band guy messages the silly college girl online. They laugh. He whisks her off to Super Walmart in his big white band van on a grocery spree. Now it’s giggling, chocolate, and Ella Fitzgerald 24/7. Oh, and dirty diapers. But I wouldn’t trade my romantic comedy for anything, because I’m deeply in love with my best friend. Well, maybe nix the dirty diapers.
Seriously guys. Look at these cupcakes. Someone needs to make Nutella dipped strawberries the universal symbol for love. Are you with me? If the strawberry dripping with melted Nutella doesn’t catch your eye, well then you’re a weirdo. Now I’m definitely a dark chocolate fiend at heart. I can chug a bowl of chocolate ganache if the challenge presents itself, but there is just something so comforting and indulgent about Nutella that get’s me going. So to keep this post G-rated, lets talk about these Nutella Strawberry Cupcakes before I get carried away
Caramel Potato Chip Brownies with only six ingredients! Salted caramel drizzling down warm from the oven brownies and topped with crunchy, salty kettle cooked potato chips. Being bad never felt so good.
And…this just happened. I know what you’re thinking. Are the potato chips and that ungodly amount of thick, salted caramel necessary? Yes my friends. It’s totally necessary. So if you call yourself an American, it’s very necessary. A couple weeks ago I posted about this Skinny Deep Dish Cookie Pie. It was low-calorie, skinny, and it hit the spot. It also had an ingredient that terrified me, but then it blew my mind after that first bite. Now that February is coming, it’s time to roll out some crazy indulgent desserts. Like these trashy Caramel Potato Chip Brownies. You know you want it…