Category Archives: Desserts

Brian’s Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 cups granulated white sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk or substitute by putting 1 tbsp white vinegar in … Continue reading

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Bountiful White Cake

One of my favorite recipe websites is A Bountiful Kitchen. Today while searching for recipes for mini cupcakes I found this white cake recipe. The reviewers rave about it. The perfect white cake from scratch has eluded me. I hope to … Continue reading

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Celebration Chocolate Cupcakes

For the cupcakes: 1 cup granulated white sugar ¾ cup plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted ¾ tsp baking powder ¾ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 egg, room temperature ½ … Continue reading

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Chocolate Marshmallow Texas Sheet Cake

A few months ago Sister Tucker made a version of this for our Pathway class. It was so good. I thanked her and said, “It tastes like home.” She told me that was the best compliment. Makes 24-30 pieces 1 … Continue reading

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5 Minute Homemade Hot Fudge

I found this yummy and very easy recipe here- Say Yes 1 stick of butter 8 T cocoa powder (I like dark) 1 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 1 t vanilla Bring butter and milk to a slow boil … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk 1 bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups) 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk, chocolate chips and sugar to boiling over … Continue reading

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Toffee Dip for Apples

This is a wonderful fall treat…I love it with apples! Ingredients- 1-8 oz package cream cheese 1/2 package Heath Bits (or you can chop up English Toffee bars instead) 1/4 to 1/2 cup brown sugar (depends on how sweet you … Continue reading

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Katherine Hepburn’s Brownies

This recipe is from New York Times Cooking and has yet to be tried in my kitchen…but soon very soon! INGREDIENTS- ½ cup cocoa 1 stick butter 2 eggs 1 cup sugar ¼ cup flour 1 cup broken-up walnuts or pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla  pinch of salt METHOD- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt butter … Continue reading

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New York Times-Chocolate Chip Cookies

I haven’t tried these yet! I’ll report back when I do. I found this recipe at NYT Cooking. INGREDIENTS 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8 1/2 ounces) cake flour 1 ⅔ cups (8 1/2 ounces) bread flour 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 … Continue reading

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Jere Miller’s Chocolate Chip Fudge Brownies

I have quite a brownie thing going on here in my attempt to find a good recipe again. I had this problem for several years with chocolate chip cookies until I finally found the Subarashi Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. I … Continue reading

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